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OTHER ISSUES

Target temporarily closes dozens of stores nationwide, including Mountain View location

Target has temporarily closed dozens of stores throughout the country, including multiple Peninsula locations, following...

Original post made on May. 31, 2020
Last comment by Vladimir P, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 3234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter to the editor: Let's have graduation at Shoreline Amphitheatre

In a letter to the editor, Los Altos resident James Klazura proposes that Shoreline Amphitheatre host modified graduation...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by J's Mum, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Voice to remain online-only indefinitely

The Mountain View Voice will not be resuming its print edition and plans to focus exclusively on online local news coverage...

Original post made on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by @Covid-Kid, 9 hours ago | 10 comments | 1793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local bans on residential evictions extended into August, but may leave business tenants behind

Cities and counties throughout California are racing to extend emergency rules prohibiting landlords from evicting tenants...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, 10 hours ago | 6 comments | 3163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deficits rise as Mountain View Whisman spends big on technology, teacher salaries

Mountain View Whisman School District's deficit spending has more than doubled to $3.3 million this year, following pay raises...

Original post made on May. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 12 hours ago | 6 comments | 5493 Views

ELECTIONS

Council reluctantly approves razing of 116 rent-controlled apartments

More of Mountain View's older, rent-controlled apartments will be demolished to make way for new ownership housing, after...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, 15 hours ago | 32 comments | 11919 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Interactive: A by-the-numbers look at the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on daily life

To show how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted daily life, we've woven together local, regional and national numbers into...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by , 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 2197 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Life in motion

This year's winning images in the Peninsula Photo Contest expose the power of creativity, patience and anticipation of unexpected...

Original post made on May. 30, 2020
Last comment by BDBD, 19 hours ago | 1 comment | 1314 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is Dr. Sara Cody?

Today, Newsom reiterated "he sends out the "how" guidelines". County Public Health officials are "responsible" for the when...

Original post made by Public Health on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by Pulitzer, on May 29, 2020 at 8:47 pm | 2 comments | 416 Views

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Coronavirus central: Santa Clara County puts call out for contact tracers

The new coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula, where Santa Clara County reported 2,492 coronavirus cases...

Original post made on May. 22, 2020
Last comment by Bob, on May 29, 2020 at 4:43 pm | 8 comments | 6853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facing a shaky financial future, Stanford projects budget cuts, layoffs

Stanford University, projecting a $267 million loss from the first six months of the coronavirus shutdown, is planning for...

Original post made on May. 29, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident, LASD, on May 29, 2020 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 1513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Faced with telling toddler daughter she can't hug her grandparents, local doc pens kids' book

How do you explain to a toddler that she can't hug her grandparents right now? Like many parents of young kids right now,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Ken, on May 29, 2020 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 3038 Views

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Local farmers market rancher dies at 64

Gary Marchi, a longtime Pescadero rancher who sold beef at farmers markets throughout the Bay Area, died this month in a...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Jeff Plaza , on May 28, 2020 at 10:36 pm | 4 comments | 5459 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mask on, gloves off: How to stay safe as counties loosen restrictions

Even as residents are gradually allowed to step outside, Dr. Jonathan Blum of Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center...

Original post made on May. 27, 2020
Last comment by Your numbers are off, on May 28, 2020 at 3:13 pm | 6 comments | 3767 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New Bay Area Community Resources website launches

A group of Stanford students and faculty volunteers has launched a new website where Bay Area residents can find a broad...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by Audrey, on May 28, 2020 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 1970 Views

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First American known to die from COVID-19 grew up in Mountain View

The first known coronavirus death in the U.S. has been identified as a San Jose woman who grew up in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2020
Last comment by Kelly, on May 28, 2020 at 2:08 pm | 8 comments | 11981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters to the editor: Phase 2, budget cuts, notes for seniors

Letters to the editor about Mountain View entering the second phase of the coronavirus shelter-at-home order, budget cuts...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on May 27, 2020 at 12:32 pm | 11 comments | 4240 Views

OTHER ISSUES

After sharp decline, crime climbs back to pre-pandemic levels

Reports of crimes, which dropped during the first weeks of the coronavirus shutdown, are trending back upward in three Midpeninsula...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by MV Observer, on May 27, 2020 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 3099 Views

ELECTIONS

County's new coronavirus mobile testing van coming to Mountain View on Monday

Santa Clara County is launching a mobile health van offering easy-to-access testing for residents worried they may have contracted...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on May 26, 2020 at 3:37 pm | 4 comments | 7522 Views

ELECTIONS

What's closed and what to do on Memorial Day during COVID-19

Check out our list of what's closed on Memorial Day this Monday, plus transit agencies' modified schedules and virtual events...

Original post made on May. 24, 2020
Last comment by Stable genius, on May 24, 2020 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 2778 Views
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