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Santa Clara County officials warn of measles exposure
Santa Clara County Public Health Department officials today confirmed that a person infected with measles may have exposed... Last comment 20 hours ago | 8 comments

Office development on active MV bus yard?
Mountain View could have a large development built above an active bus yard, thanks to the high price of real estate near... Last comment on Jan 27, 2015 at 12:27 am | 10 comments

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"Drumming Camp at WSP"
Rhythm is in your heart, your body and your soul. Rhythm is as natural as your pulse and breath, and it's FUN! In drumming camp at the Waldorf School of the Peninsula, we will use our fee and hands to stomp and clap, play drums, tap sticks, shake, sing and make great nourishing rhythmic music together! For more information on this and other camps, and to register: or contact us at 650.209.9400 Submitted by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Mar 4, 2013

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Where to draw the line?
School boundaries in Mountain View aren't working particularly well for the Mountain View Whisman School District. Officials with the district laid out the problems one by one in a task force meeting Tuesday, as they made the case for re-drawing the lines to better reflect the changing population. Thursday, 8:15 PM | 2 comments

Caltrain reports fatality near MV station
A man was struck and killed by a Caltrain south of the Mountain View Caltrain Station Thursday afternoon. Thursday, 8:15 PM

Students protest international racism, war crimes
Students who marched in December to protest police killings of unarmed black men took to the streets again Wednesday evening, shifting their focus to fight international racism, war crimes and abuse of power. Wednesday, 8:29 PM | 31 comments

Looking for trouble below
A crew member checks a drill on Evandale Avenue, where new wells are being created to monitor trichlorethylene (TCE) groundwater contamination on Evandale and Devonshire avenues. Wednesday, 5:36 PM | 2 comments

All about county government
Joe Simitian, the Santa Clara County supervisor who represents Mountain View, announced that the county is currently accepting applications for this year's Gov 101 Academy until Thursday, February 5. Wednesday, 9:41 AM | 1 comments

Townhouse fire displaces four people
A two-alarm fire at a Mountain View townhouse Monday night resulted in one minor injury and left four people displaced. Tuesday, 4:53 PM | 3 comments

SC County has first flu death over weekend
Santa Clara County had its first fatal case of the flu of the year over the weekend and current vaccines have not proved fully effective against one of the season's strains of the virus, a spokeswoman said today. Tuesday, 4:39 PM

$22K in tools stolen from construction site
Police received a report that a construction site was robbed over the weekend in Mountain View, and someone made off with tools worth nearly $22,000. Tuesday, 1:31 PM | 11 comments

Library holds naturalization workshop
A naturalization information session, hosted by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at the Mountain View Public Library from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 10:58 AM | 2 comments

Teachers mixed on Common Core readiness
Students in nearly 1,000 school districts across California will log in this spring to take part in the state's first Common Core assessment tests. Tuesday, 10:14 AM | 3 comments

Flights canceled due to East Coast snowstorm
The snowstorm on the nation's east coast has prompted the cancellation of 36 departures and 49 arrivals Tuesday morning at San Francisco International Airport, airport officials said. Tuesday, 10:12 AM

Santa Clara County officials warn of measles exposure
Santa Clara County Public Health Department officials today confirmed that a person infected with measles may have exposed others to the disease at two big-box stores in Gilroy on Jan. 18 and a restaurant in Milpitas last Monday. Monday, 3:19 PM | 8 comments

Coroner IDs Caltrain fatality
A 64-year-old San Jose resident was struck and killed by a train at the Charleston Road crossing in Palo Alto on Sunday, the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office has confirmed. Monday, 11:05 AM

High schools get new EV chargers for free
High schools in Mountain View are on the cutting edge of sustainability, and a recent deal inked between the district and an energy storage company marks the latest step towards reducing the district's carbon footprint -- and its electric bill. Monday, 9:59 AM | 5 comments

Pharmacy robber sought by police
Police are searching for a suspect accused of robbing pharmacies across the Bay Area, including in Mountain View, and threatening the pharmacists with fake bombs. Friday, 1:55 PM | 1 comments

Peak flu season hits Mountain View
Flu season is in full swing in the Bay Area, leaving four people dead and sending some patients into intensive care. In an effort to curb the spread of the virus, local hospitals are restricting visitors to keep contagious flu-carriers away from patients. Friday, 10:28 AM | 7 comments

Rash of graffiti reports in MV
Police received a rash of vandalism reports over graffiti involving gang symbols -- or "gang tagging" -- in Mountain View earlier this month, one of them leading to the arrest of two juveniles. Friday, 10:22 AM | 13 comments

Police seek suspect in restaurant assault
Police are asking for help from the public to find a suspect that allegedly punched a man in the face following an argument in a downtown restaurant earlier this week. Thursday, 1:15 PM | 3 comments

Office development on active MV bus yard?
Mountain View could have a large development built above an active bus yard, thanks to the high price of real estate near Google headquarters. Thursday, 9:55 AM | 10 comments

Council seeks to develop downtown parking lots
In the City Council's first substantial public discussion since three new members took office Jan. 6, members said they wanted to ask developers for proposals for a hotel on a pair of parking lots near the downtown train station, and began to discuss the development of housing on the other city-owned downtown parking lots, while adding more public parking in the process. Thursday, 9:50 AM | 23 comments

Cuban photographer's exhibit comes at pivotal moment
There are many ways to tell the story of a people. For Cuban photographer Raul Canibano, there's no better way than with a camera, some film and his favorite 28-millimeter lens. Wednesday, 1:32 PM

Mysterious bird-killing goo found on Peninsula
An unidentified substance that has led to the deaths of at least 25 birds in the East Bay has also impacted birds across the Bay in Foster City, a wildlife emergency response official said Tuesday. Wednesday, 1:31 PM | 3 comments

Foothill College to launch historic four-year degree
Foothill College is officially one of 15 community colleges in the state that, for the first time in California's history, will offer a four-year baccalaureate program. Tuesday, 3:01 PM | 2 comments

Burlgary suspect wakes resident

Swedish royals visit Mountain View

Parents upset over growing class sizes

Last MLK Day Freedom Train sells out all 1,400 seats

Nonprofit aims to bring laundry, shower services to homeless

Bay Area health officials warn of worsening flu season

Will the kids be all right?

Bay Area home prices, sales on the rise

MV Whisman to redraw school boundaries

City's new shuttles make 'car-free' life easier


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