If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2022 Mountain View Online <![CDATA[San Jose man arrested for allegedly burglarizing businesses in Mountain View]]> Police arrested a San Jose man last week after he allegedly burglarized several Mountain View businesses during the holiday season.]]> <![CDATA[Frustrated by delays, Santa Clara County hires construction auditor for new psychiatric hospital]]> For years, Santa Clara County supervisors were told that an innovative psychiatric facility serving children and teens would be complete and open to patients by November next year. But the project now faces significant delays.]]> <![CDATA[Here's what's changed as California's new COVID workplace rules go into effect]]> Updated COVID-19 workplace rules went into effect on Friday. Several of the changes increase protections for vaccinated workers.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View-area COVID cases have declined from last week's peak, wastewater monitor shows]]> A measure of Mountain View-area COVID-19 infections is showing that case numbers have dropped sizably from their peak last week. ]]> <![CDATA[Tsunami advisory issued for California coastal areas]]> Due to a volcanic eruption in the Tonga Islands, the National Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami advisory for California coastal areas Saturday morning. ]]> <![CDATA[Health care providers behind on administering COVID vaccinations, tests in Santa Clara County]]> Santa Clara County leaders are calling on health care providers to step up to the plate at a critical time when testing and booster vaccinations are key to reducing the spread of infection and hospitalizations.]]> <![CDATA[Letter to the editor: Existing homeowners should welcome new neighbors]]> In a letter to the editor, resident Jonah Mann takes on a "misguided talking point" in the community discourse about Mountain View's Housing Element. ]]> <![CDATA[Pop-up COVID testing site in Mountain View under investigation following complaints]]> A new Mountain View clinic advertising swift COVID-19 tests without an appointment is currently in hot water following numerous complaints that it's failing to deliver on its promises and may not be a legitimate testing site.]]> <![CDATA[Santa Clara County Superior Court again limits court access due to COVID]]> The Santa Clara County Superior Court will temporarily close public counters and limit public access inside the courthouses due to a sharp increase in COVID-19 infections and its impact on staffing levels.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto police chief may run for county sheriff]]> Police Chief Robert Jonsen is considering entering the race to replace Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, a six-term incumbent who is fending off accusations of corruption and misconduct.]]> <![CDATA[Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes' sentencing delayed until September]]> Holmes' sentencing on four counts of criminal wire fraud will be delayed until Sept. 26 based on a stipulation between the prosecution and the defense and an order signed on Wednesday.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View resident sworn in as new Superior Court judge]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Counties face a 'dramatic and breathtaking explosion' of COVID cases]]> Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are now seeing more COVID-19 cases than at any other time during the pandemic, health officials told their respective boards of supervisors on Tuesday.]]> <![CDATA[Community Briefs: Volunteers clean Stevens Creek, city keeps meetings remote, Whisman board to get anti-bias training]]> This week in community briefs, 20 volunteers cleaned up trash along Stevens Creek Trail, the city of Mountain View is keeping meetings online and the Mountain View Whisman board is participating in an anti-bias training this week.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View City Council picks Lucas Ramirez for new mayor]]> The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Councilman Lucas Ramirez to be the city's next mayor, following a ceremonial passing of the gavel and leadership responsibilities during tumultuous times.]]> <![CDATA[Santa Clara County looks to ramp up at-home testing as COVID-19 cases surge]]> Santa Clara County supervisors are seeking to make free at-home COVID-19 tests widely available to county residents as cases spike to new heights and the availability of testing appointments plummets.]]> <![CDATA[Palo Alto Courthouse to resume services in May]]> After being shuttered for nearly two years, the Palo Alto Courthouse is scheduled to reopen on May 2, the Santa Clara County Superior Court announced on Monday.]]> <![CDATA[Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County receives $2.4M grant for COVID-affected businesses]]> Santa Clara County received a $2.4 million grant from the state to support local small businesses adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.]]>