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Cleanup gear malfunctions at Moffett Field
In a squabble between Moffett Field's federal agencies, NASA officials are complaining that a U.S. Navy treatment system... Last comment on Dec 1, 2016 at 8:42 am | 10 comments

New school boundaries on the horizon
It's a touchy subject that's bound to affect property values and leave some people disappointed, but the Mountain View Whisman... Last comment on Dec 1, 2016 at 3:40 pm | 30 comments

MVPD seek to improve body cam program
It's been a little over a year since the Mountain View Police Department outfitted all of its officers with wearable cameras,... Last comment on Nov 30, 2016 at 7:07 pm | 4 comments

 
 
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"Hummingbird"
In mid-May, a local resident had apparently spotted this mother hummingbird in St. Giles Lane, Mountain View. Days after I took this photo in early June, I saw a tiny chick for a second before the mother flew to the nest and sat down. The next day, the nest was empty. Submitted by SK on Jun 20, 2010

 
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Water district plans to use Waverly Park homes for homeless
Homeless encampments are a common sight along Stevens Creek in Mountain View. In the southern end of the city near Waverly Park, one such encampment sits across the creek from homes worth more than $2 million, representing the major gulf between the haves and the have-nots in Silicon Valley. Friday, 9:31 AM | 22 comments

Monday: Mountain View's holiday tree-lighting celebration
Ringing in the holiday season with Mountain View style is the annual Community Tree Lighting Celebration on Monday evening at the Civic Center Plaza.
Friday, 12:02 PM

Three men sought in CVS robbery
Police are looking for three men who allegedly stole over $1,000 in items from a CVS pharmacy in Mountain View last week, and attacked an employee who tried to stop them. Friday, 9:07 AM

Google veers from city's North Bayshore vision
A review of the city's North Bayshore precise plan on Tuesday, Nov. 29, left some council members wondering if they were asking too much of one of the world's wealthiest companies. Thursday, 11:28 AM | 12 comments

A respite from the cold
More than a hundred homeless people in the northern end of Santa Clara County now have a warm, reliable place to sleep each night, after the Sunnyvale Cold Weather Shelter opened its doors for the first time Monday. Thursday, 8:23 AM | 1 comments

Caltrain, Crisis Text Line announce partnership
Starting next week, the now-ubiquitous "There is Help" signs with suicide hotline numbers posted at local Caltrain stations and along the railroad tracks will be joined by a new resource for those in crisis: Crisis Text Line, a free, confidential, 24/7 support service accessible by simply texting the number 741741. Wednesday, 2:00 PM | 1 comments

MVPD seeks to improve body cam program
It's been a little over a year since the Mountain View Police Department outfitted all of its officers with wearable cameras, joining a growing number of Bay Area law enforcement agencies aiming to boost accountability, assist in criminal prosecutions and create an impartial record of police activity to discipline or exonerate officers following complaints from the public. Wednesday, 10:06 AM | 4 comments

Escaped Palo Alto inmate nabbed
A woman suspected of helping one of two inmates, including a Palo Alto man, who escaped from the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose last week has been arrested as the search for the two men continues, a sheriff's spokesman said Tuesday. Wednesday, 9:05 AM | 2 comments

Federal grant aims to boost Valley's traffic-reduction efforts
An effort by Palo Alto, Mountain View and neighboring cities to get drivers to instead use trains, buses and other modes of transportation just got a lift from the federal government -- a $1 million grant aimed at accelerating the switch. Tuesday, 4:55 PM | 1 comments

Cold weather homeless shelters open this week
Homeless residents of the County of Santa Clara have access to as many as 395 additional shelter beds starting this week, county officials said.
Tuesday, 1:56 PM | 1 comments

Trump deportation plan sends South Bay leaders searching for options
Donald Trump's election has created a cloud of uncertainty for the nation's estimated 11.4 million undocumented immigrants. Advocates are urging leaders in Mountain View and other Santa Clara County cities to take a stand and give assurances to local immigrants that they will be protected.
Tuesday, 1:46 PM | 8 comments

Cleanup gear malfunctions at Moffett Field
NASA officials are complaining that a U.S. Navy treatment system that's supposed to be cleaning up toxic groundwater at Moffett Field has been malfunctioning for an unknown length of time. Regulators from the Environmental Protection Agency and the State Water Resources Control Board say they are investigating the incident to learn more.
Tuesday, 10:24 AM | 10 comments

Tuesday: Council to revisit North Bayshore precise plan

Google pitches housing project in East Whisman

Palo Alto man one of escaped inmates still at large

So much more than a soup kitchen

City accepting applicants to new rent control committee

Huge apartment development wins nervous council's support

 

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