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AROUND TOWN

Year in review: Mountain View forges ahead on housing goals, homelessness response

In some ways, 2021 ended the same way it began. A country fatigued by COVID-19 is once again facing an unprecedented surge...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 2212 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, 8 hours ago | 14 comments | 1606 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View hits pause on enforcing its RV parking ban

Mountain View won't enforce its sweeping restrictions on oversized vehicle parking until this spring, as part of an agreement...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2022
Last comment by Greg David, on Jan 15, 2022 at 12:50 pm | 21 comments | 6350 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Jan 14, 2022 at 4:05 pm | 3 comments | 6644 Views

ELECTIONS

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,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2022
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jan 14, 2022 at 7:30 am | 2 comments | 3409 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View resident sworn in as new Superior Court judge

Hanley Chew, a 51-year–old Mountain View resident, was sworn into the Santa Clara County Superior Court Bench on Jan. 5,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2022
Last comment by landcal, on Jan 13, 2022 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 1606 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View 24 Hour Fitness closes for upgrades, paving way for new Los Altos district school

The 24 Hour Fitness on 550 Showers Drive in Mountain View is getting a major upgrade. That could be good news for weightlifters...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2022
Last comment by I can't breathe pollution, on Jan 13, 2022 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 9306 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's planning commission backs big infill housing project despite health concerns

A major proposal to add hundreds of housing units to an existing apartment complex won support from Mountain View's Environmental...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2022
Last comment by I can't breathe pollution, on Jan 11, 2022 at 5:08 am | 11 comments | 5257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unboosted: California COVID-19 booster rate falls below 40% in most counties

In 19 California counties, less than a third of vaccinated residents are boosted. In some counties, it's less than 25%. One...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2022
Last comment by Jamila Winslow, on Jan 10, 2022 at 12:49 pm | 4 comments | 1008 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Violent threat triggers short-lived shelter-in-place order for MVLA students and staff

Students and staff at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools were told to shelter in place Friday morning, Jan. 7, after...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2022
Last comment by Nora S., on Jan 8, 2022 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View schools hit with surge of COVID-19 cases as omicron spreads

Classes have been back in session for less than a week after winter break and local schools are reporting record numbers...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2022
Last comment by Ellie, on Jan 7, 2022 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 6329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools prepare for omicron-fueled surge in COVID-19 cases

With local schools restarting this week after the holiday break, administrators are facing the prospect of trying to keep...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2022
Last comment by HAB, on Jan 6, 2022 at 10:02 pm | 2 comments | 3605 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto owes $135K to victim of police dog attack in Mountain View

Palo Alto will pay $135,000 to settle a lawsuit by Joel Alejo, who was sleeping in a shed in Mountain View where he was attacked...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2022
Last comment by Ray, on Jan 6, 2022 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 1961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school officials 'confident' they can remain open amid omicron surge

Public schools remain open amid omicron wave, while some private schools choose to go remote temporarily. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 6, 2022 at 8:16 am | 3 comments | 1433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's minimum wage climbs to $17.10 as cost of living soars

The city of Mountain View has ratcheted up its minimum wage to $17.10 this year, keeping the city ahead of the curve in a...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 6, 2022 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 2141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elizabeth Holmes verdict: Guilty of four counts of defrauding investors through failed blood-testing company

Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes has been found guilty of four counts of defrauding investors and not guilty of four...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2022
Last comment by Seth Neumann, on Jan 4, 2022 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 2056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage cookbook features a dish from Mountain View's Gemello Winery

Great cooking specialties often are named for places of origin. Here's the story of one you may never have heard of: Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2022
Last comment by bkengland, on Jan 3, 2022 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 2174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eleven new California laws for 2022, explained in one minute

The new year brings a raft of new laws for Californians. They're likely to affect what your neighborhood looks like, how...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Jan 3, 2022 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 2412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area air district asks public to not burn wood during New Year's weekend

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is calling on the region's residents to forego burning wood in their fireplaces...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2022
Last comment by ivg, on Jan 1, 2022 at 8:24 pm | 1 comment | 1216 Views
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