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Stuck with a half-million-dollar bill
The Mountain View Whisman School District had what seemed to be a slam-dunk plan to improve student performance: a tech-savvy... Last comment 21 minutes ago | 48 comments

Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification
The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that... Last comment 18 minutes ago | 26 comments

East Whisman could become dense mix of housing, offices
The Mountain View City Council gave the go-ahead Tuesday to initial plans to develop the East Whisman area into a dense,... Last comment 11 hours ago | 9 comments

 
 
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In mid-May, a local resident had apparently spotted this mother hummingbird in St. Giles Lane, Mountain View. Days after I took this photo in early June, I saw a tiny chick for a second before the mother flew to the nest and sat down. The next day, the nest was empty. Submitted by SK on Jun 20, 2010

 
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Report: More people leaving Valley than coming in
The 2017 Silicon Valley Index shows that the area's economy, despite a slight slowdown from 2015, continues to chug along and serve as a magnet for people from all over the world. Wednesday, 9:36 AM

Forecast: Rainstorm dissipating, cooler weather ahead
The Bay Area is about to get a much-deserved break from the heavy rains that battered the region Monday and caused major flooding in some areas, according to the National Weather Service.
Tuesday, 6:29 PM

How fast is too fast on Stevens Creek?
Stevens Creek Trail has turned into a wildly popular travel route for Mountain View residents, serving as both a recreational hub and a commute path to and from the jobs-heavy North Bayshore area. Tuesday, 5:55 PM | 9 comments

Driver dies after crashing into CHP vehicle on I-280
A driver died at a hospital Sunday evening after crashing a car into a California Highway Patrol vehicle that was assisting a disabled vehicle on southbound Interstate Highway 280 in Los Altos Hills.
Tuesday, 10:02 AM

County prepares for major housing boom
Santa Clara County is moving quickly on a strategy to build thousands of new homes for the county's low-income and homeless residents. And while most of the county's new Measure A housing bond will go towards helping the neediest residents, one big question still remains: where do you put all the housing? Monday, 3:26 PM | 6 comments

Damaged Arastradero Road won't be fixed until summer
A section of Arastradero Road in Palo Alto where the asphalt is crumbling and falling into Los Trancos Creek has nearby residents and others who travel the road nervous that it could collapse. Sunday, 9:35 PM

With storm brewing, weather service issues advisories
The National Weather Service has issued wind and flood-watch advisories for the San Francisco Bay Area that will be in effect from 4 p.m. Sunday until late Monday night. Sunday, 9:34 PM

County urges high court to rule on protections for detained immigrants
Twenty U.S. cities and counties led by Santa Clara County have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that immigrants held in prolonged detention during deportation proceedings are entitled to certain constitutional protections. Tuesday, 10:19 AM | 9 comments

Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification
The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that Federal Transit Administration officials were holding back grant funding needed with only days before construction was to begin.
Tuesday, 10:16 AM | 26 comments

East Whisman could become dense mix of housing, offices
The Mountain View City Council gave the go-ahead Tuesday to initial plans to develop the East Whisman area into a dense, mixed-use neighborhood with 9,700 new apartments. For tech developers, the council also pushed ahead on plans to max out the area with at least 1.7 million new square feet of office space. Friday, 1:00 PM | 9 comments

School district cuts list of new boundary plans
The Mountain View Whisman School District inched its way toward a consensus on new school enrollment boundaries, following a marathon six-hour committee meeting. Friday, 10:56 AM | 3 comments

Community leaders pledge to resist immigration crackdown

Rumors of immigration raids reach 'boiling point'

Tensions flare over water district's homeless housing idea

Stuck with a half-million-dollar bill

Nonprofit to offer intensive outpatient program for teens

 

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