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City Council backs plan to close Castro Street
In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council on Wednesday night, in a 5-2... Last comment 54 minutes ago | 84 comments

City Council approves El Camino's expansion plans
Despite worries that traffic along Grant Road will go from bad to worse in the coming years, Mountain View City Council members... Last comment 19 hours ago | 11 comments

Buses remain empty along city's worst traffic spots
It was morning rush hour, and Shoreline Road was jammed with cars, corporate shuttles and cyclists crossing Highway 101.... Last comment on Jun 28, 2016 at 8:41 am | 53 comments

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"Fall color on Gretel Lane"
Several decades ago, someone decided to plant all of these trees on one street. On this day, with the afternoon sun's help, they gave us one beautiful fall color, not only in the trees, but through the snow-like leaves dusting over lawns and sidewalks, and into the street. Submitted by Jay Gonzales on Dec 5, 2011

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FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise
The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints from residents of San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties regarding aircraft headed to SFO. Wednesday, 10:25 AM

Mountain View loses deputy city manager to Redwood City
Mountain View is losing one of its longtime public servants -- Kimbra McCarthy, who spent 10 years as deputy city manager, has announced she will be leaving to take a new job in Redwood City. Tuesday, 1:47 PM | 1 comments

Health care district pours millions into local wellness initiatives
The El Camino Healthcare District board of directors approved a $6.4 million package of new grants intended to improve access to health care among the low-income and minority families, as well as preventative programs aimed to curb the rate of diabetes and hypertension throughout the county. Tuesday, 10:27 AM | 1 comments

Survey reveals voters' support for recall of Turner judge
A new poll about the potential recall of Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky -- whose June 2 sentence of former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner for sexually assaulting an unconscious and intoxicated woman sparked an uproar across the globe and on social media over its brevity -- shows how some county residents would vote in an actual recall election. Tuesday, 10:08 AM | 5 comments

Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of expected unhealthy air conditions in the region.
Monday, 1:06 PM | 3 comments

Restaurant owners plead for help in face of redevelopment plans
With their building space slated for redevelopment, owners of the downtown restaurant Morocco's are waging a public campaign to try to secure guarantees from their landlord for a new home -- a campaign brought before the City Council on June 14 during a packed meeting. Monday, 10:08 AM | 7 comments

City Council approves El Camino's expansion plans
Despite worries that traffic along Grant Road will go from bad to worse in the coming years, Mountain View City Council members approved major construction plans on the El Camino Hospital campus Wednesday night. Monday, 12:00 PM | 11 comments

Man covered in glass arrested on burglary charges
Police arrested a 29-year-old man after he was spotted sitting inside a Starbucks in downtown Mountain View while covered in glass fragments.
Monday, 1:04 PM | 4 comments

Obama to entrepreneurs: 'You are the bridge'
On one of the most tumultuous days for world markets and amid news that the United Kingdom will exit the European Union, President Barack Obama delivered a message of hope and unity on Friday at the 2016 White House Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), which is being held at Stanford University.
Friday, 4:50 PM

MV man arrested for allegedly pulling a knife in fight
A 64-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday after he allegedly pulled a knife out during a fight near Rengstorff Park. Friday, 12:21 PM | 4 comments

City Council approves plan for 67 affordable homes

President Obama arrives in Mountain View

City Council backs plan to close Castro Street

City Council approves rosy budget for better year

Three arrested in downtown brawl

County OKs $950 million housing bond for ballot

DA proposes mandatory prison sentence for sex-assault crimes

School board approves big superintendent pay raise

LASD continues to pursue new school site


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