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The Mountain View Whisman School District is still hammering out the details on what Slater Elementary will look like when... Last comment 30 minutes ago | 12 comments

Eroding bank prompts closure on Stevens Creek Trail
A segment of Stevens Creek Trail has been temporarily closed after recent storms caused severe bank erosion along Stevens... Last comment 8 hours ago | 20 comments

Parents up in arms over digital math program
It sounds like a perfect fit for a school district based in the heart of Silicon Valley: a "smart" math curriculum -- administered... Last comment 17 hours ago | 89 comments

 
 
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House cleaner arrested on burglary charges
Police arrested a house cleaner last week after she allegedly burglarized multiple homes, including at least one in Mountain View.
Tuesday, 5:45 PM

Local hospitals brace for Obamacare repeal
The inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump is still a week away, but congressional leaders are wasting no time delivering on one of his major campaign promises: the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Tuesday, 2:04 PM

Squeezing in a new school
The Mountain View Whisman School District is still hammering out the details on what Slater Elementary will look like when it reopens in 2019, but one thing is for certain: the campus is going to look a whole lot different from the rest of the schools in the city. That's because space is tight at the 8.8-acre campus, and sharing space with Google's preschool means the district is going to have to build up. Tuesday, 12:04 PM | 12 comments

Weather service issues wind advisory for Wednesday
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the San Francisco Bay Area that will take effect Wednesday.
Tuesday, 12:03 PM

Travel advisory: PA Transit Center bus depot closing for 9 days
The Palo Alto Transit Center bus depot will be temporarily closed Jan. 17-26 due to a City of Palo Alto construction project. Caltrain service will not be affected. Monday, 10:03 PM

Winter Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday
A Winter Spare the Air Alert issued for Tuesday in the Bay Area bans residents and businesses from burning wood, manufactured fire logs or any other solid fuel both indoors and outdoors for 24 hours. Monday, 10:02 PM

Measure V backers to rally at City Hall
With the future of rent control on the line, the Mountain View Tenants Coalition is making another show of force with a rally in front of City Hall. The event, scheduled for 3 p.m. is taking aim at city officials' lack to action to prevent the roll-out of Measure V from being postponed by a lawsuit. Monday, 1:36 PM | 48 comments

Stevens Creek bank erosion prompts trail closure
A segment of Stevens Creek Trail has been temporarily closed after recent storms caused severe bank erosion along Stevens Creek. Monday, 1:25 PM | 20 comments

Two arrested on drug charges
Two men were arrested in Mountain View after police allegedly found them in possession of a significant amount of drugs including marijuana, pills and what appeared to be stimulants. Monday, 10:25 AM

City loses chronicler of Mountain View's past
For anyone hoping to learn more about Mountain View's history, the best starting point was always to check with Barbara Kinchen, or "Bobby" as her friends called her. Monday, 9:50 AM

Working Scholars free college information night
The Mountain View-based education company Study.com will be hosting an information night on Thursday to promote its Mountain View Working Scholars program. Sunday, 4:06 PM

Neighbors weigh Google's ambitious campus plan
Google's hardest-to-win critics may not be government regulators, tech rivals or journalists, but rather the company's anxious neighbors from a nearby mobile home park. Friday, 12:57 PM | 4 comments

District abruptly drops digital math program
After an avalanche of parent opposition, the Mountain View Whisman School District announced Thursday that it will end its use of the controversial new digital math program Teach to One, citing mixed results on mid-year math tests. Friday, 11:20 AM | 20 comments

MLK Day marks 50th anniversary of call to action
The Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University is one of numerous organizations holding celebrations and commemorations this weekend of the life of the Civil Rights leader. Friday, 11:09 AM

Two burglary suspects sought
Police are asking for the public's help in locating two burglary suspects who stole electric guitars, electronics and even the security camera that filmed the incident from a home in Mountain View last month. Thursday, 3:23 PM

New mayor pledges civility and courtesy in 2017
On Tuesday, Jan. 10, the City Council unanimously chose Ken Rosenberg to be Mountain View's mayor for 2017, a role that takes on special responsibility in what looks to be a particularly turbulent year. Thursday, 12:06 PM | 33 comments

New classrooms on the way for LAHS
Students in Los Altos High School's weight room will go from pumping iron to pushing pencils next fall, after district officials agreed to a plan that would convert the athletic facility into two classrooms. Thursday, 11:19 AM | 1 comments

Meth-dealing arrest

New storm hitting Bay Area Wednesday night

Rent control boosters look to Richmond

Santa Clara County to roll out partial payments on property taxes

 

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