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OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: Protect families from homelessness. Extend the eviction moratorium.

Miriam Yupanqui, the executive director of Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto, calls on the extension of the eviction moratorium...

Original post made on May. 9, 2021
Last comment by Snowgret, 6 hours ago | 3 comments | 811 Views

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County board of education puts Bullis Charter School on notice for failing to enroll needy students

The Santa Clara County Board of Education voted 6-1 Wednesday to reprimand Bullis Charter School for what it describes as...

Original post made on May. 6, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, 9 hours ago | 14 comments | 5618 Views

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Man arrested following early morning stabbing at Mountain View's Sports Page Bar

Police arrested 29-year-old Pleasanton resident Ronald Ferrari in connection with a stabbing that took place early Sunday...

Original post made on May. 10, 2021
Last comment by JS, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 4387 Views

OTHER ISSUES

In less than a year, Mountain View builds and opens new 100-unit homeless housing complex

Calling it an innovative new approach that can swiftly reduce the Bay Area's growing homelessness problem, Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 6, 2021
Last comment by natalien, on May 9, 2021 at 9:47 am | 10 comments | 16070 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rise in hate crimes likely above reported numbers

The number of local hate crimes is low, but the trend line is rising even as most incidents go unreported: That's the message...

Original post made on May. 8, 2021
Last comment by , on May 8, 2021 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman students sent home after children test positive for COVID-19

Students at three schools in the Mountain View Whisman School District have been ordered to stay home and quarantine this...

Original post made on May. 4, 2021
Last comment by Impacted parent, on May 7, 2021 at 4:58 pm | 8 comments | 10288 Views

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Longtime Asian American residents reflect on spike in hate incidents

Reports of anti-Asian harassment are disturbing, but not surprising, according to longtime Asian American residents of Palo...

Original post made on May. 7, 2021
Last comment by Alex M, on May 7, 2021 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1419 Views

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Survey finds persistent minority of residents resistant to COVID-19 vaccinations

A new survey could help Santa Clara County health officials understand what might prevent the remaining roughly 25% of adults...

Original post made on May. 5, 2021
Last comment by cb, on May 5, 2021 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2566 Views

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In wake of the pandemic, Mountain View seeks to launch universal basic income pilot

Calling it the right time to test the waters on an increasingly popular idea, the Mountain View City Council agreed this...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2021
Last comment by Polomom, on May 5, 2021 at 8:49 am | 17 comments | 10233 Views

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Los Altos' Danny Holton says 'shello' from the road

Danny Holton, who grew up in Los Altos, has been traveling over the past year with the oversized peanut-shaped car known...

Original post made on May. 3, 2021
Last comment by Susan, on May 3, 2021 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 4784 Views

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Mountain View hits the brakes on Automated Guideway Transit

Mountain View's vision of a futuristic transit system to ferry tech employees to and from work is getting canned, at least...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 2, 2021 at 12:42 pm | 6 comments | 5278 Views

ELECTIONS

Overnight closures set for U.S. Highway 101 bridge project in Palo Alto

A new bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto is set to take shape later this week when crews install steel segments of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 1, 2021 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 3264 Views

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Santa Clara County extends vaccination sites' hours in push to get to herd immunity

Santa Clara County health officials are extending hours at their COVID-19 vaccination sites and planning to roll out a major...

Original post made on May. 1, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 1, 2021 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 3158 Views

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San Jose man files $10M lawsuit against Mountain View after police pull him out of car window

A San Jose man is suing the city of Mountain View for $10 million, alleging police officers illegally arrested him in 2019...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by FrankSki, on Apr 30, 2021 at 8:58 pm | 14 comments | 6753 Views

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New housing bills stir familiar opposition

After seeing his contentious housing legislation, Senate Bill 50, flounder at the finish line last year, state Sen. Scott...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 30, 2021 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 3167 Views

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Longtime Mountain View teacher Jonathan Pharazyn dies at 66

Jonathan Pharazyn, a former Mountain View teacher and school administrator known for championing the needs of underserved...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by harvardmom, on Apr 30, 2021 at 1:09 pm | 4 comments | 6004 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Chorus uses new technology to make beautiful music together online

Ragazzi Boys Chorus presents its third online concert, "Joy, Awe, and Wonder," on May 2, 4 p.m. featuring a wide-ranging...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2021
Last comment by Karen G, on Apr 30, 2021 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 4759 Views

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Coho salmon will soon swim free again thanks to dam-removal agreement

A dam that for decades prohibited coho salmon from reaching its spawning habitat in the Santa Cruz Mountains will be taken...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 29, 2021 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 3859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos High wins federal Green Ribbon School award for conservation, promoting the environment

Los Altos High School is one of two Bay Area schools to receive U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools recognition...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 29, 2021 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 2718 Views

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Letters to the editor: Climate change, Senate filibuster, Holiday Fund

Letters to the editor on climate change, advocating for the end of the Senate filibuster, and connecting with nature. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 29, 2021 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 2773 Views
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