If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2022 Mountain View Online <![CDATA[Wanted: Short-term home with loving foster family for puppy seeking adoption]]> Molly McComas began fostering dogs with her mother when she was 15, after adopting from Pound Puppy Rescue. Now, 12 years and more than 100 puppies later, her 7-year-old daughter is how to foster homeless pups.]]> <![CDATA[Guest opinion: What Mountain View residents can do amid another severe drought]]> Right now water conservation is vitally important. Not only are we in the third consecutive year of a drought, but we are also in the driest 20-year period in over 1200 years. It's overwhelming. What should and can we do?]]> <![CDATA[Two seats open on high school district board as Torok and Walter announce they won't seek re-election]]> Two longtime Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District board members have announced they won't be seeking reelection this fall, leaving a pair of vacancies on the high school district's board.]]> <![CDATA[How abortion ruling could affect IVF and embryonic research]]> The end of federal abortion rights could inspire groups that seek to protect embryos to urge greater limits on in vitro fertilization and embryonic stem cell research, Stanford law professor Hank Greely said.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View Whisman takes an 'extremely conservative' approach to its budget, planning three years of deficit spending]]> The Mountain View Whisman School District is planning for three years of deficit-spending in its budget, but officials hope that the real financial picture will be rosier and its conservative revenue projections will be proved wrong.]]> <![CDATA[Residents elated over plan for new city park in Old Mountain View neighborhood]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Second suspected case of monkeypox identified in Santa Clara County]]> Another probable case of monkeypox has been found in a county resident, the county Public Health Department said Thursday. The case is not connected to a previous case announced on June 23.]]> <![CDATA[Oversized vehicles in Mountain View won't be ticketed, towed through end of August]]> The City of Mountain View announced Thursday that it will not ticket or tow oversized vehicles that fail to comply with the city's Narrow Streets or Bike Lane ordinances through Aug. 30.]]> <![CDATA[Santa Clara County supervisors approve agreements for wildfire management in the midst of fire season]]> The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved a pair of agreements Tuesday to protect and better manage fire-prone areas in county parks, according to Supervisor Joe Simitian.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View City Council votes to remove exemptions from mobile home rent control ordinance]]> Mobile home park owners in Mountain View will no longer have the opportunity to create their own MOUs with their residents in lieu of rent control. City staff said they gave the idea their best shot, but it just wasn't working.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View City Council declares stage 2 water emergency, announces restrictions]]> The city of Mountain View declared a stage 2 water emergency Tuesday, restricting outdoor irrigation for residents to two days a week, city officials said.]]> <![CDATA[Community briefs: Congressional app challenge, kid-focused climate change event and Chinese language academy graduation]]> This week in community briefs, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo launches an app-making challenge, the city teaches families about climate change, and the Chinese Language Civic Leadership Academy celebrates its first graduating class.]]> <![CDATA[Santa Clara County supervisors want to increase fines, enforcement for tobacco sales violations]]> The punishment for tobacco retailers that are caught illegally selling products to minors in Santa Clara County may soon get a lot stricter.]]> <![CDATA[Peninsula couple Bruce and Davina Isackson sentenced in college admissions scam]]> A couple who pleaded guilty to charges for securing their daughters' admission to college by paying to cheat on entrance exams and creating false athlete profiles in a national scandal was sentenced in Boston federal court.]]> <![CDATA[Downtown restaurant community says Taste of Mountain View helps drive business]]> Nineteen Castro Street businesses opened their doors to the community last week, each offering bite-sized samplings of their most-loved menu items at the Taste of Mountain View event.]]> <![CDATA[Great America to eventually close after developer buys land]]> The owners of the land that's home to California's Great America amusement park in Santa Clara has been sold and the park will eventually close, according to Cedar Fair L.P., the sellers of the property. ]]> <![CDATA[In their scrubs and white coats, Stanford doctors rally against Roe v. Wade decision]]> Hundreds gathered outside of the Li Ka Shing Center at the Stanford School of Medicine on a hot Monday afternoon to rally for abortion rights amid last week's Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. ]]> <![CDATA[Mariposa Club Apartments accepting waitlist applications for affordable units]]> Mariposa Club Apartments, an affordable rental housing project located in Mountain View, is currently accepting waiting list applications for two- and one-bedroom apartments as well as studios. ]]> <![CDATA[The Supreme Court 'bows out' on abortion, former federal judge says]]> The Supreme Court's reversal of Roe v. Wade will likely call into question further limitations on women's reproductive rights and contraception, retired U.S. district court Judge Abraham D. Sofaer said.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View police arrest man in hate-crime incident near Shoreline Amphitheatre]]> Mountain View police arrested a 68-year-old man on Saturday after he allegedly tried to hit a jogger after calling him a homophobic slur, police said.]]> <![CDATA[Coronavirus central: FDA formally recommends modified vaccine boosters targeted at omicron subvariants]]> The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave its formal recommendation Thursday to update the available COVID-19 vaccines to protect against strains of the omicron variant. ]]>