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South Bay prepares to start clean-energy alternative
South Bay cities in the coming weeks will be flipping the on switch for a new clean-energy alternative that is being presented... Last comment 3 hours ago | 8 comments

Math program's flaws hidden from school board, public
For Mountain View Whisman School District's elected board members, the cascade of problems that flowed from the ill-fated... Last comment 18 hours ago | 23 comments

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 hours ago | 66 comments

 
 
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The Ginko are in full regalia this week. Taken from a small airborne camera attached to a radio controlled model aircraft. Submitted by Paul Sterbentz on Dec 4, 2010

 
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Tonight: Council meets for pivotal goal-setting session
Mountain View's City Council will gather tonight for the most far-reaching meeting of the year, aiming to lay out a slate of new priorities for the city's limited resources.
Monday, 12:09 PM

Police find burglary suspect in apartment bathroom
A transient man who allegedly burglarized a Mountain View business earlier this month has been arrested, according to police. Monday, 12:05 PM | 1 comments

Silicon Valley's rainmaker charity turns 10
The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is celebrating its 10-year anniversary, a period that has been marked by huge expansion of the nonprofit's coffers as well as its mission. The organization has grown from controlling $1.4 billion in assets in 2007 to controlling more than $8.2 billion today. With that bulging purse, the charity has also expanded its role -- zooming out to address more than local needs by taking on a growing list of national and global issues. Monday, 8:05 AM

South Bay prepares to start clean-energy alternative
South Bay cities in the coming weeks will be flipping the on switch for a new clean-energy alternative that is being presented as a rival to PG&E. Monday, 11:35 AM | 8 comments

All-girls hackathon encourages careers in tech
Anika Bagga, a junior at Cupertino High School, attended several hackathon coding competitions during her high school career. But every time, Bagga noticed that she was one of only a few girls in attendance.
Friday, 11:34 AM | 4 comments

Wanted: More applicants for rent-control board
The Mountain View City Council picked six top candidates for a committee to oversee the city's new rent-control law. But three council members signaled they were dissatisfied with the candidate pool, and they pushed to reopen applications to specifically seek more landlords. Friday, 9:43 AM | 12 comments

Fear spreads as feds plan to expand deportations
Pledges by Mountain View and other Bay Area cities to stand by their immigrant communities could soon be tested under a sweeping new plan for deportations issued by President Donald Trump's administration. Friday, 9:40 AM | 11 comments

County seeks injunction on executive order on 'sanctuary jurisdictions'
Santa Clara County asked a federal court Thursday to grant a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking an executive order that would deny federal funds to sanctuary cities, counties and states. Thursday, 12:59 PM | 32 comments

Math program's flaws hidden from school board, public
For Mountain View Whisman School District's elected board members, the cascade of problems that flowed from the ill-fated new Teach to One math program wasn't even on the radar. Every passing week that teachers grappled with technological crises and numerous parents demanded fixes was another week the district office stayed mum about the problems. Thursday, 11:12 AM | 23 comments

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 | 12 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 | 20 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 | 2 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 | 31 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

With storm brewing, weather service issues advisories

County urges high court to rule on protections for detained immigrants

Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

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

 

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