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Redwood forests could take years to recover from CZU Complex fires

It took 37 days to contain the CZU Lightning Complex fire in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties, but the recovery process...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
Last comment by Jeff, on Oct 9, 2020 at 11:46 pm | 1 comment | 7242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election 2020: Nine compete for the Mountain View City Council

The city of Mountain View is poised for a leadership shake-up this November, empowering voters to guide the city's major...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 9, 2020 at 9:26 pm | 13 comments | 23634 Views

ELECTIONS

NO on measure RR

My ballot recently arrived, and I see that Caltrain wants more of our money despite increased working from home. There have...

Original post made by Bill Hough on Oct. 9, 2020
There are no comments yet. 708 Views

ELECTIONS

FPPC declines to investigate council candidates mentioned in citizen's election flyer

State officials declined to investigate a complaint by the California Apartment Association alleging that four Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2020
Last comment by Yonatan, on Oct 8, 2020 at 8:25 pm | 3 comments | 5530 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Leveling the ground: Yes on Proposition 15

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park resident Karen Grove writes about why she supports Proposition 15, the Schools & Communities...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2020
Last comment by GPS, on Oct 8, 2020 at 11:15 am | 9 comments | 7357 Views

MOVIES

Travel agency: The 23rd United Nations Association Film Festival takes you around the world, via the internet

Even in a global pandemic, the United Nations Association Film Festival endures, presenting entirely online this year a program...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2020
Last comment by ishaloveblr, on Oct 8, 2020 at 4:30 am | 1 comment | 9206 Views

ELECTIONS

California Apartment Association files complaint over renter-focused flyers in Mountain View City Council race

The California Apartment Association has filed a complaint alleging that Mountain View resident Gary Wesley illegally coordinated...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 7, 2020 at 10:24 pm | 30 comments | 10971 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View is expanding its safe parking program as hundreds of vehicle dwellers remain on city streets

The city of Mountain View is currently home to one-third of all the safe parking spaces in Santa Clara County, but that's...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 7, 2020 at 9:47 pm | 72 comments | 18671 Views

ELECTIONS

Props to you, Californians: A preview of what's on your November ballot

California voters will directly decide the fate of 12 ballot propositions on their November ballot -- from taxes to rent...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2020
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 7, 2020 at 12:57 pm | 5 comments | 6453 Views

ELECTIONS

Election roundup: Endorsements roll in for Mountain View City Council and local school boards

With less than two months to go before Election Day, several local and regional groups are weighing in with endorsements...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Oct 7, 2020 at 11:45 am | 22 comments | 11464 Views

MOVIES

This teen-led startup will turn your backyard into a movie theater

With seed money from a cousin, two Woodside High School students have launched a startup with COVID-19 safety in mind called...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 4, 2020 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 2383 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's mating season for the hairy tarantulas in the Santa Cruz Mountains

Along trails and in fields in the Bay Area, dozens of the arachnids seek out mates in the late afternoon and through the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 4, 2020 at 9:25 pm | 6 comments | 7995 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pac-12 athletics are back, but not yet at Stanford

Although the Pac-12 Conference will allow college athletics to resume in November, sports remain on hold at Stanford under...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2020
Last comment by Trump tests positive, on Oct 2, 2020 at 12:04 am | 3 comments | 4511 Views

ELECTIONS

Red flag warning, Spare the Air alerts extended due to hot weather

The National Weather Service extended and expanded its red flag warning Thursday due to fire concerns in the Bay Area as...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2020
Last comment by Trump tests positive, on Oct 1, 2020 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 4450 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View City Council incumbents take big lead raising funds for reelection

The two incumbents in the race for the Mountain View City Council this year have raised far more money than their opponents...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 29, 2020 at 1:33 pm | 4 comments | 7162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three new principals hired as Mountain View schools prepare for distance learning

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced a slate of new hires Thursday night, including three new principals tasked...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 29, 2020 at 12:26 pm | 16 comments | 10360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View awarded $12.4M to build homeless housing by the end of the year

Mountain View's ambitious plan to build transitional housing for homeless seniors and families is moving forward, after state...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 29, 2020 at 9:36 am | 5 comments | 14245 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor: Mountain View City Council election, Caltrain measure, climate change

Letters to the editor on the Mountain View City Council election, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School board election,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2020
Last comment by MV neighbor, on Sep 28, 2020 at 5:45 pm | 8 comments | 5902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: It's your responsibility to vote in the most important election since 1932

In a guest opinion, Mountain View residents Ronald and Dorothy Schafer urge people to vote in the Nov. 3 election. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2020
Last comment by , on Sep 28, 2020 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 5582 Views

ELECTIONS

Protester demanding justice for Breonna Taylor stop traffic in Menlo Park

More than 150 people from around the Bay Area gathered Friday evening in Menlo Park in a protest that called for justice...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 26, 2020 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 5116 Views
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