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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto considers relaxed rules for Foothills Nature Preserve entry

After an initial spike, the number of visitors to Foothills Nature Preserve has tapered off in recent months, prompting city...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Dec 30, 2021 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 1791 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MVLA looks to implement mandatory ethnic studies course for all freshmen

Teachers and administrators support offering a yearlong, required course. Board members appear generally supportive, though...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Dec 29, 2021 at 3:26 pm | 14 comments | 4414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's ban on smoking in multifamily residences takes effect this week

Starting Saturday, Mountain View will begin enforcing a sweeping prohibition on smoking that affects all residents in apartments,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Dec 29, 2021 at 3:17 pm | 7 comments | 6934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested for stealing $20K in camera equipment from Mountain View High School

A 35-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday after he allegedly stole more than $20,000 in camera equipment from Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Dec 29, 2021 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 2907 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Deputy Police Chief Jessica Nowaski retires after more than 26 years in law enforcement

Jessica Nowaski, a pillar in the Mountain View Police Department and one of the few women to rise through the agency's ranks...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Dec 29, 2021 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 2683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

St. Francis announces 10 additional student-athlete signees

St. Francis honored 10 additional student-athletes, including five football players, who officially signed a National Letter...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1009 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Board ousts Foothill College president mid-year amid conflict with faculty

Foothill President Thuy Nguyen is out of a job, with the district's board voting Oct. 25 not to renew her contract. The decision...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2021
Last comment by Tal Shaya, on Dec 29, 2021 at 7:41 am | 1 comment | 5617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Briefs: New adult education director, a housing survey and spots on the county's youth board

This week in community briefs, the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District has picked a new director of its Adult...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1597 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New Santa Clara County order mandates COVID vaccination, boosters for workers in high-risk settings

With the lightning-speed spread of the COVID-19 omicron variant, Santa Clara County health officials on Tuesday issued a...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2021
Last comment by Greg David, on Dec 28, 2021 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments | 1841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand jury takes aim at affordable housing in Mountain View, Palo Alto

Why is Palo Alto so far behind Mountain View in affordable housing production and what can both cities do to improve their...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Dec 28, 2021 at 2:12 pm | 29 comments | 3989 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County begins the search for a new North County clinic

For residents living in the North County and West Valley, Santa Clara County's health care services have been tenuous and...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3065 Views

ELECTIONS

New district lines could spark heated race for Marc Berman's seat

Most Midpeninsula residents won't see a dramatic shift when California adopts new boundaries for state Senate, state Assembly...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2021
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Dec 27, 2021 at 10:11 pm | 2 comments | 1862 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Prosecutor seeks to unseat former boss as Santa Clara County district attorney

A former Santa Clara County prosecutor who says he was fired for criticizing the District Attorney's Office is now challenging...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2021
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Dec 27, 2021 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 2483 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New survey finds hundreds of inhabited RVs parked on Mountain View's city streets

A new community-driven survey found more than 200 inhabited RVs parked along public roadways in Mountain View, despite extensive...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2021
Last comment by Ok, on Dec 27, 2021 at 12:38 pm | 33 comments | 28592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's Charleston Plaza faces retail exodus as Best Buy, Bed Bath & Beyond and others leave town

One of Mountain View's most prominent shopping centers abutting Highway 101 is looking like a ghost town lately, with multiple...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2021
Last comment by RyanV, on Dec 27, 2021 at 8:42 am | 11 comments | 29832 Views

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Community shuttle to expand weekday hours in January

The Mountain View community shuttle will expand weekday hours from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. as of Jan. 3. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Dec 25, 2021 at 9:39 pm | 3 comments | 1563 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robots and conveyor belts: Jacky Li talks kitchen tech at Roger Bar and Restaurant

Since opening in July, Roger Bar and Restaurant in Mountain View has faced hiring challenges amid a labor shortage during...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2021
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Dec 23, 2021 at 6:20 pm | 1 comment | 1914 Views

ELECTIONS

California redistricting: What to know about the final maps

California voters have brand new districts they'll use to elect their members of Congress and state legislators, after the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Dec 23, 2021 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 1216 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Settlement reached in police dog attack on Mountain View man

Palo Alto and Mountain View have reached a settlement with Joel Alejo, who was attacked and repeatedly bitten by a police...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2021
Last comment by Barbara, on Dec 22, 2021 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 2174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two old classmates lost touch. A kidney reunited them.

In late October, Todd Quackenbush received a lifesaving transplant from Suzie Scher, 40 years after they met at Juana Briones...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2021
Last comment by Barbara, on Dec 21, 2021 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 2694 Views
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