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Bad-tasting water due to Hetch Hetchy water reductions
Local cities' residents who have been complaining about nasty-tasting water coming from their taps can blame it on water... Last comment 5 hours ago | 4 comments

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... Last comment 5 hours ago | 37 comments

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 5, 2016 at 4:53 pm | 12 comments

 
 
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Cold, wet weather in this week's forecast
Temperatures in the Bay Area are expected to drop in the next coming days followed by wet weather later in the week, according to the National Weather Service.
Tuesday, 10:07 AM

Be cautious when using space heaters, says PG&E
Heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires in the U.S., and almost half of these fires occur between December and February, Pacific Gas and Electric officials warned customers Sunday.
Tuesday, 10:04 AM

Bad-tasting water due to Hetch Hetchy water reductions
Local cities' residents who have been complaining about nasty-tasting water coming from their taps can blame it on water reductions from the Hetch Hetchy supply and blending from other sources, according to City of Palo Alto Utilities spokeswoman Catherine Elvert. Tuesday, 1:33 PM | 4 comments

Holiday Fund: Rising demand for CHAC's services
For decades, the Community Health Awareness Council (CHAC) has been a one-stop shop for adults and kids who are struggling with mental health problems. Monday, 11:21 AM

Breakthrough Prize honors local science pioneers at Moffett
It was a constellation of stars, science and Silicon Valley luminaries at the Nasa Ames Research Park on Sunday for the annual Breakthrough Prize. Now in its fifth year, the award ceremony honors scientific achievement with the glitz of a Hollywood gala, and it did not disappoint.
Sunday, 8:51 PM | 5 comments

Burglars smash vehicle into Apple Store
A burglary ring crashed through the front glass windows of the Palo Alto Apple Store in downtown early Sunday morning by driving an SUV into the building and stealing an unknown quantity of merchandise, Palo Alto police said. Sunday, 8:38 PM

Captured Palo Alto inmate appears in court
The Palo Alto inmate who broke out from Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose the night before Thanksgiving and stayed on the loose until earlier this week appeared in court on Friday afternoon along with a second inmate who escaped with him. Saturday, 6:47 PM

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 | 37 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 | 21 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 | 3 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

Escaped Palo Alto inmate nabbed

Federal grant aims to boost Valley's traffic-reduction efforts

Cold weather homeless shelters open this week

Trump deportation plan sends South Bay leaders searching for options

Cleanup gear malfunctions at Moffett Field

 

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