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Competition heats up for open school board seat
The deadline to apply for the vacant school board seat on the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees is fast-approaching,... Last comment on Aug 1, 2015 at 10:37 am | 28 comments

Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones
About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the... Last comment on Aug 1, 2015 at 6:36 pm | 23 comments

Guest opinion: Getting people where they need to go
One of the reasons that commuter traffic in Mountain View is such a mess is that public transit doesn't get people where... Last comment on Aug 1, 2015 at 12:05 pm | 67 comments

 
 
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City approves $2.3 million for solar arrays
Shining a light on Mountain View's commitment to green power, the city will soon install three new swaths of solar panels as part of a $2.3 million project expected to eventually pay back its cost over years of energy savings. Sunday, 10:55 PM

Two more join quest for vacant school board seat
Two more applicants have come forward seeking the vacant seat on the Mountain View Whisman school board, with two different perspectives on the district's challenges. One is a longtime advocate for the district's Latino families, and one is a new Mountain View resident who's been active in the push to open a new school serving the Whisman and Slater neighborhoods.
Friday, 1:31 PM | 1 comments

Minor injuries in two-alarm apartment complex fire
A two-alarm fire broke out in the Park Vista apartment complex on Escuela Avenue Thursday night, displacing hundreds of residents from the back wing of the complex. Friday, 11:43 AM | 1 comments

Teacher shortage triggers trouble for special ed program
Many school districts are scrambling to hire new teachers for the coming school year amid a worsening teacher shortage in California, and the Mountain View Whisman School District is no exception. Friday, 10:53 AM | 4 comments

Hope's Corner much more than a soup kitchen
Every Saturday, hundreds of men and women -- many of them homeless -- line up outside the church at the corner of Hope and Mercy streets near downtown Mountain View looking for a hot breakfast, a warm place to sit and warm reception from familiar faces. Thursday, 12:44 PM | 1 comments

Income inequality in Bay Area exceeds national levels
A Silicon Valley economic research institute said today that income inequality in the Bay Area is now more severe than in the rest of the nation, according to a Silicon Valley economic research institute. Thursday, 9:57 AM | 13 comments

Air district board OKs $20M for Caltrain electrification project
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board today approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification project expected to greatly reduce emissions and allow for expanded passenger service. Thursday, 9:55 AM | 5 comments

Competition heats up for open school board seat
The deadline to apply for the vacant school board seat on the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees is fast-approaching, and several more parents have announced they will be throwing their hats in the ring. Wednesday, 5:13 PM | 28 comments

Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones
About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the goal of zeroing in on better rules and tools to govern the growing drone market. Wednesday, 1:46 PM | 23 comments

Second consecutive Spare the Air Day issued for Wednesday
Bay Area residents have been asked to avoid driving alone again on Wednesday during the second consecutive Spare the Air Day. Tuesday, 4:59 PM

The Best of Mountain View 2015
What is it that makes Mountain View so special, that sets it apart from Anytown, USA? Our readers know that, in addition to being the center of Silicon Valley innovation, Mountain View is home to an eclectic blend of cool shops, noteworthy services, tempting restaurants and an array of specialty food and drink establishments. With so much on offer, it can be hard to know where to find the stand-out places in town. And that is why we ask our readers, the true local experts, to single out the best that Mountain View has to offer, from places to take a date to the best happy hour, pet care and shoe repair. We're proud to present this year's top voter-getters chosen by you in our 2015 Best of Mountain View poll. Friday, 1:56 PM | 3 comments

Update: Fewer Los Altos residents advised to boil tap water

Victor Calvo's legacy lives on in social services building

Tuesday is season's first Spare the Air day

Palo Alto man arrested after car chase in Sonoma County

Hot spell in this week's forecast

Federal Aviation Administration to work to reduce plane noise

Cal Water issues boil water alert for parts of Los Altos

Hospital board member defends secret vote

Saturday: Public can weigh in on North Bayshore housing

Kepler mission spots new Earth-like planet

Adult school is back in session

Hunt begins for new school board member

An engineer in the spotlight

A gym for Silicon Valley's heavy hitters

 

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