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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 laurasheaclark, 1 hour ago | 6 comments | 2327 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, 6 hours ago | 9 comments | 11187 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 Dan Waylonis, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 408 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, 8 hours ago | 17 comments | 6327 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 | 16959 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 | 617 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 | 1390 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 | 5905 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 | 1450 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 | 1887 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 | 3023 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 | 10704 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 | 5229 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 | 5347 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 | 3287 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3578 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 6781 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3500 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 6398 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 | 5444 Views
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