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Los Altos appeals court decision ruling the city must allow a downtown housing project to proceed

The city of Los Altos is fighting a trial court judgement earlier this year that ruled the city must allow a 15-unit housing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 1239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tech companies, research institutes cash in on federal loan program

Research institutes, tech companies and hotels were among Midpeninsula's biggest beneficiaries of the federal Paycheck Protection...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Gary, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 1599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County gains state clearance for plan to reopen economy

After an initial setback, Santa Clara County received the go-ahead from the state on Monday night for its plan to reopen...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, 9 hours ago | 33 comments | 4607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Despite criticism, Mountain View Whisman school board approves $1.2M home loan for superintendent

Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph will get a $1.2 million low-interest loan from the school...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Please be respectful & truthful, 10 hours ago | 59 comments | 7666 Views

AROUND TOWN

Activist group calls on city to 'desegregate' Foothills Park

About a dozen activists met under the full moon on Sunday night to paint the message 'Desegregate' along Page Mill Road in...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Runner Mark, 11 hours ago | 5 comments | 1071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California among states filing suit over pandemic relief funding to schools

A multistate lawsuit filed against the Trump administration accuses U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos of...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Gary, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Yes to more homes

In an op-ed, Mountain View residents Ilya Gurin and Allen Zheng respond to a recent guest opinion on a housing project at...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2020
Last comment by Young Resident, 19 hours ago | 10 comments | 3528 Views

AROUND TOWN

State denies Santa Clara County's plan to reopen economy, prompting confusion over outdoor dining

Santa Clara County suffered a stinging setback over the weekend in its strategy to reopen the economy, when the state rejected...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 7, 2020 at 8:52 pm | 38 comments | 3556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Los Altos High School District names appointee for new job to lead distance learning

To guide high schools in Mountain View and Los Altos with online learning, the school board created a new position, distance...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2020
Last comment by Bryan, on Jul 7, 2020 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 2587 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Housing at any cost?

In an op-ed, Mountain View resident Albert Jeans writes about the Shoreline Gateway project and his belief that it should...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jul 7, 2020 at 1:20 pm | 18 comments | 6519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dozens of catalytic converters reported stolen as thieves target parked Priuses in Mountain View

The Mountain View Police Department is warning residents of a huge increase in catalytic converter thefts, with reports that...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
Last comment by Miller CAT Corp, on Jul 7, 2020 at 12:22 am | 9 comments | 8404 Views

AROUND TOWN

One message told 16 ways: Artists behind Black Lives Matter mural in Palo Alto ask what more will be done beyond street art

Right now, the public can visit Hamilton Avenue in front of City Hall to see a nearly 245-foot-long and 17-foot-tall vibrant...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: The risk of returning to the classroom in the fall

In a guest opinion, Mountain View High School social studies teacher Sophia Caramagno writes about her concern with potentially...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2020
Last comment by LATEACH, on Jul 6, 2020 at 7:11 pm | 54 comments | 16893 Views

RESTAURANTS

No cars in sight: Castro Street closed to traffic for outdoor dining

A long stretch of Mountain View's vibrant downtown was cut off to vehicle traffic Monday, marking the beginning of a monthslong...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 6, 2020 at 3:42 pm | 111 comments | 21442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge school board to rename Huff Elementary School

The Mountain View Whisman School District will consider renaming Huff Elementary School following a revelation that the school's...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 6, 2020 at 11:43 am | 31 comments | 8041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County to allow hair salons, gyms to reopen — provided they meet new social-distancing rules

Hair salons and gyms in Santa Canta County may be allowed to reopen in mid-July under a new county order, which creates a...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2020
Last comment by An Environmental Scientist, on Jul 6, 2020 at 11:34 am | 27 comments | 4239 Views

ELECTIONS

Margaret Abe-Koga and Alex Nunez join the race for the Mountain View City Council

The race for the Mountain View City Council is heating up, with Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga and community activist Alex Nunez...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 4, 2020 at 10:11 am | 48 comments | 8071 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Un-forgetting the segregationist history of the Midpeninsula

In a Q&A, author Richard Rothstein expands upon how the makeup of today's Bay Area communities are tied to segregationist...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2020
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 3, 2020 at 1:40 pm | 12 comments | 7151 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Despite calls for action, Palo Alto is in no rush to expand Foothills Park access

Weeks after pledging to promote inclusion, the City Council abruptly postponed considering a proposal that many say would...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 3, 2020 at 1:58 am | 8 comments | 4858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monta Loma and Mistral Elementary principals resign

Two school administrators in the Mountain View Whisman School District announced their resignation Thursday, creating turnover...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by "John", on Jul 2, 2020 at 11:17 pm | 31 comments | 11116 Views
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