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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still stuck at home: Local schools can't accommodate every child who wants to be back in class full time

Nine-year-old Steven Brody desperately wants to be back in his Bubb Elementary classroom four days a week, just like his...

Original post made on May. 14, 2021
Last comment by District watcher, 43 minutes ago | 10 comments | 1760 Views

RESTAURANTS

Downtown Mountain View restaurant faced multiple closures after health inspectors found rats and cockroaches in the kitchen

Biryaniz, an Indian restaurant in downtown Mountain View, has been temporarily shut down three times in the last three years...

Original post made on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by Basha, 14 hours ago | 5 comments | 17914 Views

RESTAURANTS

First-ever Peninsula Restaurant Week kicks off with 102 eateries

From May 14-22, more than 100 restaurants, bakeries and eateries of all stripes along the Peninsula are offering prix fixe...

Original post made on May. 14, 2021
Last comment by Ray, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 2803 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man takes guilty plea after attacking transient in downtown Mountain View

A 46-year-old man pleaded no contest to assault and theft charges after he attacked a man in downtown Mountain View in February,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2021
Last comment by , 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 858 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local tech companies brace for gradual return to office

Tech companies were among the first to ask employees to work from home during the COVID-19 outbreak. Now, their reopening...

Original post made on May. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4398 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara Valley Water District board approves 9.1% rate increase

Starting July 1, 2021 until June 30, 2022, the average county resident will pay an additional $4.30 to $4.82 per month in...

Original post made on May. 12, 2021
Last comment by SRB, 21 hours ago | 6 comments | 1331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View considers more enforcement and paid parking to solve downtown parking woes

COVID-19 may have taken the edge off of parking problems in downtown Mountain View, but city officials say it's a timeless...

Original post made on May. 12, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on May 13, 2021 at 12:17 pm | 8 comments | 5745 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 ShockedImpactedParent, on May 12, 2021 at 4:22 pm | 9 comments | 11883 Views

AROUND TOWN

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, on May 12, 2021 at 2:10 pm | 17 comments | 6993 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 Activist Socialist, on May 11, 2021 at 4:26 pm | 11 comments | 17716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill-De Anza refinances bonds, saving taxpayers $26.6M

Taking advantage of favorable interest rates, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District has refinanced general obligation...

Original post made on May. 11, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on May 11, 2021 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 1159 Views

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, on May 10, 2021 at 5:29 pm | 3 comments | 1933 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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, on May 10, 2021 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 6550 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 | 1957 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 2415 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 3566 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 10967 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5758 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 5381 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 | 3310 Views
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