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El Camino bus-only lanes get boost from new study
With a final decision just a few months away, a controversial proposal to bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real inched... Last comment 2 minutes ago | 196 comments

Hospital board torn on community benefit spending
El Camino Hospital has been thriving in recent years, bringing in millions of dollars more in profits than expected and budgeting... Last comment on Oct 2, 2015 at 4:28 pm | 5 comments

Housing issues top city's October agenda
Following a crush of complaints from local renters, Mountain View leaders are scheduling an ambitious series of meetings... Last comment on Oct 2, 2015 at 6:30 pm | 19 comments

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"NYC Marathon Here in Mtn View"
Long-time Mountain View resident and NYC Marathon runner Lynda Turkus was one of the 38,000 athletes on hand to witness Super Storm Sandy's terrible destruction earlier this month. When the race was cancelled Lynda made sure her original donations were delivered to Team for Kids. Then, on Nov 18 she brought the spirit of rebuilding through the streets of her St. Francis Acres neighborhood - and a little beyond. With the help of family and friends, Lynda ran a mapped 26.2-mile course - this time for "Race for Recovery", the marathoners' fund to help the victims of the hurricane. She finished big, just in front of her house, amidst cheering well-wishers in a time of 6 hours 22 min. For donation info go to Submitted by Carla Kenworthy on Nov 20, 2012

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County launches diabetes awareness campaign
Santa Clara County has launched a diabetes awareness campaign on the disease that has grown at an "alarming rate" among residents, officials said.
Saturday, 9:31 PM

Councilman's proposal urges landlords to play nice
As many call for Mountain View to rein in skyrocketing housing rents, next week the City Council will consider a lighter measure for landlords to voluntarily cap rents and operate under a set of compassionate practices.
Friday, 4:37 PM | 3 comments

Report: Silicon Valley incomes continue upsurge
Silicon Valley's median household income rose to $98,500 from 2013 to 2014, the Joint Venture Silicon Valley's Institute for Regional Studies reported Friday in a press release. Friday, 2:04 PM | 2 comments

Hospital board torn on community benefit spending
El Camino Hospital has been thriving in recent years, bringing in millions of dollars more in profits than expected and budgeting for large-scale construction projects that will change the face of its Mountain View campus. Friday, 11:59 AM | 5 comments

At NASA Ames, science meets science fiction
When it comes to pondering the universe beyond Earth, the number of questions that come to mind might seem, well, astronomical. To get answers, a growing number of science fiction authors are turning to Chris McKay of NASA Ames. Friday, 10:58 AM | 1 comments

NASA celebrates "The Martian" release
Plenty of movies have chronicled space exploration, but never before has a film generated quite so much excitement at NASA as "The Martian." Friday, 10:06 AM | 1 comments

Bullis pulls ahead with top test scores
For many charter schools in Santa Clara County, the results of the first Common Core-aligned standardized tests were a wake-up call as many students fell behind their public school peers. Thursday, 1:18 PM | 4 comments

Huff named Blue Ribbon School
Mountain View's own Huff Elementary School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School this week, one of only two schools in the county to receive the national award this year. Thursday, 10:44 AM | 9 comments

Woman's car attacked by hammer-wielding man
Police arrested a 57-year-old Mountain View man last week after he allegedly approached a woman in her vehicle and began striking the vehicle with a hammer. Thursday, 8:40 AM | 6 comments

Sunnyvale council OKs winter homeless shelter site
The Sunnyvale City Council approved an agreement Tuesday for a temporary winter shelter for the homeless to be used by Santa Clara County.
Wednesday, 5:42 PM | 7 comments

Housing issues top city's October agenda
Following a crush of complaints from local renters, Mountain View leaders are scheduling an ambitious series of meetings on housing issues throughout October. The city's calendar for this month is jam packed with housing events, including a much-awaited study session on Oct. 19 to examine possible rent-control measures. Tuesday, 9:57 AM | 19 comments

Drug arrests at weekend rave are down but still high
The Beyond Wonderland festival at Shoreline Amphitheatre brought two days of electronic music, pyrotechnics, fireworks and the usual explosion of drug-related arrests over the weekend.
Wednesday, 1:44 PM | 7 comments

Murder suspect arrested in Mountain View
A 35-year-old man was arrested in a fatal stabbing during a teen's birthday celebration in unincorporated Morgan Hill over the weekend, a Santa Clara County sheriff's spokesman said today.
Wednesday, 11:51 AM

Foothill College offers 3-D printing services
3-D printing has made an impression on schools and libraries across the country, and Foothill College is no exception. The college now offers 3-D printing services to students and community members.
Wednesday, 10:31 AM

School board throws support behind preschool expansion
Preschool has been lauded by education advocates as an essential part of early childhood development, and important tool to make sure kids aren't behind when they start kindergarten. Tuesday, 3:20 PM | 5 comments

Rival developers offer options for downtown hotel
Competing development firms delivered two distinct visions on Monday for a luxury hotel in the heart of downtown Mountain View, but neither proposal quite fit the profile that city officials had in mind.
Tuesday, 1:54 PM | 14 comments

Rainy season off to a dry start
Weather forecasters are predicting the next two weeks will be dry in the Bay Area, according to officials with the National Weather Service.
Monday, 4:18 PM | 4 comments

Two local educations win Teacher of the Year
Two teachers in Mountain View who have taken their teaching techniques off the beaten path, inspiring students and peers alike, have been named Teacher of the Year by Santa Clara County. Monday, 11:25 AM | 2 comments

Highway debris flattens tires in Mountain View

LinkedIn campus plans win praise

Students' poor test scores prompt call for action

MV firefighters swim to fight childhood cancer

Downtown hotel developers to unveil proposals Monday night

State moves to improve work opportunities, pay for disabled workers

Police prepare for major Shoreline event

Officer punched in concert altercation

New affordable housing comes with big price tag

Two struck in paintball gun drive-by

El Camino bus-only lanes get boost from new study

Slightly unusual lunar eclipse coming to Bay Area


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