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An eco-dilemma: save redwoods or build bike lanes?
Google's ambitious plans to build a futuristic headquarters in Mountain View's North Bayshore is hitting big snags over some... Last comment 2 hours ago | 47 comments

Bike Share booted, but what will replace it?
Mountain View's Bike Share program, with its seven stations and dozens of rental bicycles, will be taken out in the coming... Last comment 3 hours ago | 23 comments

Committee outlines potential plane-noise recommendations
A multi-city and county committee tasked with finding ways to reduce overhead noise from airplanes going to and from San... Last comment 33 minutes ago | 26 comments

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"Bubb Park Ginko Trees"
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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Burglary triggers lockdown at Los Altos schools
Shelter-in-place orders have been lifted in a Los Altos neighborhood where a home burglary suspect may have driven away from the scene today, police said.
Friday, 2:13 PM

Three arrested following police pursuit through Mountain View
Police arrested two San Jose men and a teen yesterday after they were spotted in a stolen vehicle, leading to a car chase in Mountain View that ended in an on-foot chase through the construction-heavy San Antonio area. Friday, 11:57 AM

NASA Ames workers worry over Superfund site's toxins
Following news that several employees had developed a rare neurological disease, the NASA Ames Research Center is facing a new wave of concern that hazardous substances linked to the nearby Superfund sites could be affecting its workers' health. The recent scare has prompted a new round of testing for toxic chemicals in old buildings at Ames, but health officials say harmful substances have stayed within safety limits. Friday, 10:41 AM

LASD parcel tax campaign raises $100K
Proponents of the Los Altos School District's Measure GG parcel tax have brought in over $100,000 in campaign funds, according to a campaign finance report released Thursday.
Friday, 10:24 AM

Assembly race splits Democratic establishment
Unlike in recent years, where the district's anointed Democrat rolled to a comfortable Election Day victory, this year's Assembly race has split the Democratic establishment into two camps. Friday, 9:53 AM | 3 comments

Old-fashioned frights at Rengstorff House
A scary theft of its custom-made Halloween decorations threatened Rengstorff House's annual haunting, but with the spooky trappings recovered this summer, the autumnal revelries are back. The friends of Rengstorff House will guide visitors through an eerie tour of the historic home's supernatural spectacles this weekend.
Thursday, 9:33 PM

Mountain View DMV affected by computer outage
California Department of Motor Vehicles officials said today that a computer outage that has affected its offices across the state is again affecting Bay Area offices.
Thursday, 12:54 PM | 3 comments

Editorial endorsement: Yes on Measure GG
Shore up funding for local schools and help warm up frosty relations between the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School? That's the question facing voters, who are asked to approve a $223 parcel tax that will go toward funding core school services in the school district, which encompasses a portion of Mountain View.
Thursday, 12:52 PM | 3 comments

Bike Share booted, but what will replace it?
Mountain View's Bike Share program, with its seven stations and dozens of rental bicycles, will be taken out in the coming weeks, but it's not clear what, if any, new bike program will be replacing it. Thursday, 11:49 AM | 23 comments

Test scores soar at Crittenden
Every Wednesday morning, teachers at Crittenden Middle School get together for their pre-game huddle, coordinating lessons, trading ideas and working together across departments -- with the common goal of making sure all 664 students at the school can effectively read and write by the time they hit high school. Thursday, 10:27 AM | 3 comments

Google Fiber hits wall for 'most' cities
Is Google Fiber still coming to Mountain View? In a cryptic blog post this week, Craig Barratt, the head of Google's fiber division made it clear the company was pulling back on plans to bring ultra-speed broadband lines to "most" cities. Which cities exactly? Those specifics went unanswered.
Wednesday, 3:58 PM

Fogarty Institute a hotbed for medical innovation

Rain expected Thursday in Bay Area

An eco-dilemma: save redwoods or build bike lanes?

Building begins on affordable housing

No disguising Costume Bank's role at Halloween

Guest opinion: Rent stabilization is still rent control

Guest Opinion: Renters deserve some protections

Six compete to lead Foothill-De Anza district

Editorial endorsement: Yes on Santa Clara County measures A, B

County voters to decide on Measure B half-cent sales tax

Election 2016: Measure A backers hope to put dent in housing crisis

Editorial endorsement: Measure V is the right choice to protect renters and the community

Election 2016: Mountain View voters face dueling rental measures

Election 2016: Council race finds Mountain View at pivotal juncture

Election 2016: LASD parcel tax measure heads to district voters


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