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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 5 hours ago | 49 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 1 hour ago | 33 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 on Feb 21, 2017 at 10:09 pm | 9 comments

 
 
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On a hot day, from left to right, twin brothers Eli and Mark swing back and forth at Pioneer Park, downtown Mountain View. Submitted by Michelle Le on May 17, 2010

 
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Ex-employees allege Air District improperly destroys docs
Two former employees of the agency responsible for protecting the Bay Area from air pollution say they were improperly fired for trying to prevent the illegal destruction of important records. Wednesday, 4:11 PM

Driver in fatal I-280 crash ID'd
A man who died Monday evening after crashing into a California Highway Patrol car has been identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office as 41-year-old Jeremiah Kiley.
Wednesday, 1:08 PM

Grant seeks citywide goodwill
Four of Mountain View's premier tech companies are pooling money to invest in ideas to make the city more compassionate and equitable. Anyone with an idea how to foster that goodwill is urged to write it up and send it in. Wednesday, 9:49 AM | 11 comments

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 | 10 comments

Forecast: Rainstorm dissipating, cooler weather ahead
The Bay Area is about to get a break from the heavy rains that battered the region Monday and caused major flooding in some areas, according to the National Weather Service.
Wednesday, 12:22 PM | 1 comments

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 | 23 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 | 1 comments

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 | 10 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 | 33 comments

East Whisman could become dense mix of housing, offices

School district cuts list of new boundary plans

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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