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Candidates see housing crisis solutions in North Bayshore
If their support for a new residential neighborhood north of Highway 101 is any indication, Mountain View's City Council... Last comment 2 hours ago | 63 comments

Mosquito fogging scheduled for tomorrow night
The Santa Clara County Vector Control is scheduled to spray portions of Mountain View and Sunnyvale tomorrow night with a... Last comment 7 hours ago | 13 comments

LASD board members call it quits
Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year... Last comment 7 hours ago | 29 comments

 
 
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Contested race for elementary school district
Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But on Aug. 8 -- the last day to file for candidacy -- two more candidates jumped into the race. Tuesday, 12:57 PM | 11 comments

It's back to school for Mountain View
It was an emotional moment for kindergarten parents at Monta Loma Elementary when the 8:30 bell rang and their kids filtered into three classrooms for the first day of school Monday. Tuesday, 1:54 PM | 1 comments

First 49er game a test for new downtown parking program
While the new Levi's stadium was nearly filled to capacity for its first 49er game there on Sunday, football fans who used the Mountain View transit center were met with new parking fees and for some, parking tickets. Monday, 6:17 PM | 14 comments

Martial arts instructor arrested for allegedly trying to kiss a minor
Police have arrested an instructor from a martial arts studio on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto for allegedly attempting to kiss a longtime student and part-time employee when she was 17 years old. Police are now releasing the information to find out if additional victims exist, though they are currently unaware of any other victims, according to a department press release. Monday, 9:49 PM | 7 comments

Mosquito fogging scheduled for tomorrow night
The Santa Clara County Vector Control is scheduled to spray portions of Mountain View and Sunnyvale tomorrow night with a mosquito-control pesticide in an attempt to curb the spread of the West Nile virus. The "fogging" is set to take place Tuesday (Aug. 19) from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Monday, 11:36 AM | 13 comments

P.E. issue pulls in candidates
The outpouring of parent support last May for a ninth-grade P.E. exemption may have a lingering effect going into the November election. Monday, 8:37 AM | 1 comments

Power outage hits Mountain View
A brief power outage in Mountain View this morning left thousands of PG&E customers without power, including the Mountain View Caltrain station. Monday, 1:18 PM | 2 comments

Vintage shop owner trying Mountain View on for size
Tiffany Gush said it was "heartbreaking" to give up the Palo Alto location of her shop, Empire Vintage Clothing, but she was just scraping by as her rent skyrocketed. Her new location in downtown Mountain View proves to be a better fit. Monday, 8:31 AM | 9 comments

Candidates see housing crisis solutions in North Bayshore
If their support for a new residential neighborhood north of Highway 101 is any indication, Mountain View's City Council candidates appear to represent a shift in public opinion toward allowing more housing development in Mountain View, balancing the explosive job growth at LinkedIn, Google and other Mountain View tech companies. Friday, 12:52 PM | 63 comments

Editorial: 'Host family' plan is sound public policy, with a heart
"A lot of people are pro life -- this is a pro-life issue." That's how St. Joseph Church parishioner Sylvia Villasenor framed the urgent issue of caring for Central American children who have been caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in record number, unaccompanied by an adult and without resources. And she's right. Friday, 12:44 PM | 3 comments

Challenger in water district race far outspends incumbent
The first campaign finance report of the year was due last week, and there's a sharp divide between the two candidate running to represent Mountain View on the Santa Clara Valley Water District in the November election. Friday, 9:12 AM | 1 comments

Man stabbed in park
A Sunnyvale man was reportedly stabbed at Whisman Park on Wednesday, Aug. 6, during a fight. Police have no suspects in the case. Friday, 9:18 AM | 1 comments

Water district candidate challenges "unfair" tax
Gary Kremen isn't pulling any punches. The founder of Match.com kicked off his race for a seat on the county water district board with a harsh critique of the district's performance. Thursday, 1:52 PM | 3 comments

Lots left to do in massive toxic cleanup
A watchdog group has offered ways to improve the Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to clean up and monitor the toxics left behind by early computer chips makers in northeastern Mountain View. Thursday, 12:49 PM

Man seriously injured in downtown fight
A man suffered serious injuries last Saturday when he was allegedly punched during an argument and fractured his skull when he hit the ground. Thursday, 12:06 PM | 5 comments

Five county residents infected with West Nile virus
Five residents of Santa Clara County have been infected with the West Nile virus, including two who developed the severe neuroinvasive form that can lead to death, a county spokeswoman said. Saturday, 7:39 AM | 3 comments

Leapin' lizards at the library
Caleb is tickled to be holding Squash, a bearded dragon lizard owned by Sgt. Saul Jaeger of the Mountain View Police Department. Sgt. Jaeger brought some of his cold-blooded friends to a special event at the Mountain View library. Monday, 4:49 PM | 2 comments

Nine City Council candidates on ballot in November election
The filing period for City Council candidates in the November election is closed, leaving a field of nine candidates running for three open seats on the seven-member council. Wednesday, 1:40 PM | 22 comments

Stanford professor wins highest award in mathematics

VTA board votes to close Evelyn light rail station

AP test scores soar for MVLA

MV firefighters help battle NorCal wildfires

EPA to host meeting on MV's largest toxic plume

All quiet on the Whisman front

North Bayshore plan draws critique over housing

New candidates emerge for high school board

Teens make their mark on new teen center

Palo Alto's traffic, small-claims courts set to close

County moves ahead with plan to house border kids

 

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