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District wants charter school data if parcel tax to be shared
The Los Altos School District changed direction this month when board members agreed to share parcel tax revenue with Bullis... Last comment 3 hours ago | 6 comments

Downtown cherry trees not very cheery
At least 40 cherry trees planted along Mountain View's downtown medians are dying and will likely need to be removed in the... Last comment on Jul 29, 2016 at 8:50 am | 24 comments

El Camino Hospital spars with nurses' union
After months of tough contract negotiations, El Camino Hospital and its nurses union appear to be at a standstill. Representatives... Last comment 1 hour ago | 23 comments

 
 
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"Fall color on Gretel Lane"
Several decades ago, someone decided to plant all of these trees on one street. On this day, with the afternoon sun's help, they gave us one beautiful fall color, not only in the trees, but through the snow-like leaves dusting over lawns and sidewalks, and into the street. Submitted by Jay Gonzales on Dec 5, 2011

 
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Acres of office space
On a regular workday, it takes bartender Chris Nault 90 minutes or more to get to his job at the Sports Page Bar and Grill in Mountain View, across the street from the Google campus. It was much better, he said, in the days when he rented an apartment near Middlefield Road and his drive to work was a matter of minutes. Friday, 3:04 PM | 7 comments

Missing Palo Alto man last seen July 11 located safely
A missing Palo Alto man with a severe psychiatric disability has been located and is safe, an employee for his father, Dr. Samuel Pearl, confirmed Friday, July 29. Friday, 2:57 PM | 1 comments

Thief nabs Rengstorff House's Halloween decorations
The history group behind Mountain View's landmark Rengstorff House was dealt a severe blow this week after someone stole a trailer loaded with custom Halloween decorations. Friday, 10:49 AM

Three arrested in home invasion robbery
Three people were arrested Wednesday in connection to an armed home-invasion robbery in Mountain View. Friday, 10:33 AM | 2 comments

Fifth straight Spare the Air alert issued for Friday
A fifth consecutive Spare the Air alert has been issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District for Friday because of continued unhealthy levels of ozone expected in the region. Thursday, 2:05 PM

El Camino Hospital spars with nurses' union
After months of tough contract negotiations, El Camino Hospital and its nurses union appear to be at a standstill. Representatives from the Professional Resource for Nurses (PRN) say that little progress has been made to come to an agreement on wage increases and health care benefits for the roughly 1,265 nurses working at El Camino's Mountain View and Los Gatos hospital campuses. Thursday, 1:36 PM | 23 comments

District wants charter school data if parcel tax to be shared
The Los Altos School District changed direction this month when board members agreed to share parcel tax revenue with Bullis Charter School. But sharing the local taxpayer money is going to come with some strings attached. Thursday, 9:36 AM | 6 comments

Fourth consecutive Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday
A Spare the Air alert has been issued for the Bay Area for Thursday because smog is forecast to be at unhealthy levels, regional air quality officials said. Wednesday, 5:15 PM

No injuries in gas line break
A construction crew struck a gas line, prompting a brief evacuation in Mountain View this morning, police and utility officials said.
Wednesday, 12:39 PM

Councilman attending Democratic National Convention
As the old saw goes, all politics is local " and that's true even when it comes to this week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Joining Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders, First Lady Michelle Obama and about 4,700 convention delegates was one of Mountain View's own politicians, City Council member Lenny Siegel Wednesday, 12:36 PM

Concert traffic creates controversy in North Bayshore
The fact that rush-hour traffic around North Bayshore has long been regarded as a nightmare is not news, but the situation has reportedly gone from bad to worse in recent weeks, due to heavily attended concerts at Shoreline Amphitheatre.
Tuesday, 3:09 PM | 31 comments

Third consecutive Spare the Air alert issued
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a third consecutive Spare the Air alert for Wednesday because of unhealthy ozone accumulation forecasted. Tuesday, 1:37 PM | 2 comments

Two new board members for Bullis Charter School
This month, Bullis Charter School in Los Altos added Richard Ying and Ann Waterman Roy to its board of directors.
Tuesday, 10:25 AM | 1 comments

Caltrain swaps train sets to avoid overcrowding
Starting Tuesday, Caltrain will be replacing some of its trains with larger trains capable of accommodating more passengers, in an effort to avoid overcrowding.
Tuesday, 10:13 AM

10th summer Spare the Air alert called for Tuesday
The 10th Spare the Air alert of the summer season has been declared for Tuesday in the Bay Area because of unhealthy ozone accumulation, regional air quality officials said.
Monday, 3:01 PM

Palo Alto parents ask public's help to find missing son
The parents of a Palo Alto man who vanished 11 days ago are seeking the public's help to find their son, 30-year-old Andrew Pearl. Andrew walked out of a group home for persons disabled by mental illness on July 11 at around 5 p.m. and has not been heard from since. Monday, 11:40 AM | 2 comments

Spare the Air alert issued for Monday

Uber driver arrested for alleged sexual assault

VTA throws support behind Castro underpass

New tenants sought for Cubberley

Drought leaves downtown cherry trees not very cheery

Polls by landlord group influenced council's rent control measure

 

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