Mountain View funds another $1.1 million in rent relief

Mountain View City Council members April 14 approved an additional $1.134 million for the city’s COVID-19 Rent Relief Program, supplementing the $1.3 million relief package already passed in March earmarked to help local small businesses, seniors, the homeless and unstably housed, and provide services for residents in need due to COVID-19-related hardships. 

Arts & Wine Festival postponed until fall

The COVID crisis has prompted organizers of the annual Los Altos Arts & Wine Festival to postpone the summer event until the fall. 

22 COVID cases reported in Los Altos

As of April 17, Los Altos has 22 documented cases of COVID-19, according to statistics compiled by the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department. 

Sewn together: Los Altos residents assemble local army of medical mask makers

Mask Makers
Megan V. Winslow/Town Crier
Members of the South Los Altos Mask Sewing Group gather – at a distance – Thursday on Lori Cunningham’s porch. Pictured, from left, are Cunningham, Kristina Irwin, Ambrose Commissariat, Diana Commissariat, Shanna Goldman and Cyndi Hayes-Rupp.

It started with a neighborhood email group and a handful of south Los Altos residents eager to help meet local health-care workers’ overwhelming need for personal protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Los Altos council approves coronavirus-related funding

In the wake of the coronavirus lockdown, Los Altos city officials are doling out $135,000 to nonprofit groups providing community aid.

The council April 14 allocated $75,000 to Community Services Agency, $40,000 to the Los Altos-based domestic abuse survivor organization WomenSV and $20,000 to the Community Health Awareness Council. 

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