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Majority of board wants to reopen Slater School
On no uncertain terms, four of the five Mountain View Whisman School District's board members agreed Thursday night that... Last comment on Nov 24, 2015 at 10:32 pm | 21 comments

Schools hatch plan to narrow stubborn achievement gap
In an effort to raise test scores among Mountain View's low-income and minority students, the Mountain View Whisman School... Last comment 10 hours ago | 19 comments

MV sets sights on new transit center
Adding to the stack of transportation-related projects, Mountain View leaders last week pushed forward plans to begin studying... Last comment 3 hours ago | 24 comments

Council rejects study to boost housing
Opting for the "status quo," Mountain View leaders refrained from ordering new studies or conversion plans to encourage more... Last comment 1 hour ago | 14 comments

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View of Half Dome from Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park. Normally, on a night like this, the sky would be full of stars. At a time like this (September), a thick band of stars constituting the Milky Way would be clearly visible. But the raging wildfires have blotted everything out. Submitted by Prasenjit Sengupta on Sep 13, 2015

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CHP ramping up efforts to reduce roadways deaths
The California Highway Patrol will be cracking down on impaired and unrestrained drivers this Thanksgiving weekend by increasing its patrols, CHP officials said. Thursday, 3:14 PM

Family urges safety upgrades at fatal crash site
Family members, neighbors and cycling advocates are demanding new safety measures at an intersection where a pedestrian was killed last month. Wednesday, 11:35 AM | 30 comments

Cold-weather shelters open early due to frigid temperatures
Cold-weather shelters in Santa Clara County opened their doors Tuesday evening, about a week ahead of schedule, to accommodate the homeless due to frigid conditions expected over the next few days.
Wednesday, 10:30 AM | 8 comments

Parents worry about tough new standards for English learners
The Mountain View Whisman school board decided last week to hold off on rigorous new standards that would make it harder for English-language learners to progress into regular classes. Wednesday, 10:26 AM | 7 comments

Los Altos police arrest burglary suspects
Los Altos police have arrested two suspects in connection to a string of burglaries earlier this month.
Tuesday, 1:54 PM | 4 comments

Hazmat investigation at 23andMe
Mountain View fire crews spent four hours at biotech company 23andMe on Monday investigating a suspicious letter full of powder. It was later determined to be harmless.
Tuesday, 1:40 PM | 7 comments

State unemployment rate declines as number of jobs increase
The number of workers without jobs in California decreased last month from the previous month and the number of nonfarm payroll jobs increased, according to new data from the California Employment Development Department. Monday, 3:58 PM | 4 comments

Cold temperatures, rain expected this week
Cold, rainy and windy weather is set to hit the Bay Area this week as people travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, according to the National Weather Service. Monday, 3:57 PM | 1 comments

Tenants make new push for rent control
Looking to keep pressure on city leaders, dozens of tenants rallied Sunday at Mountain View City Hall to promote rent stabilization as the best remedy to the local housing crisis. Monday, 1:28 PM | 35 comments

Los Altos police seek downtown burglary suspects
Police have released photos and a video today of two suspects wanted for burglaries at three businesses in downtown Los Altos earlier this month.
Monday, 1:23 PM | 1 comments

El Camino Hospital launches new online services
After two years of careful preparation, El Camino Hospital announced that its new online medical records system is now live. The upgrade not only makes it easier for patients to tap into hospital services from home, it also means the hospital will be able to share information with other hospitals in the Bay Area on a close-knit digital network. Sunday, 4:03 PM | 5 comments

Majority of board wants to reopen Slater School
Four of the five Mountain View Whisman School District's board members agreed on Nov. 19 that it's time to open a new elementary school.
Friday, 1:49 PM | 21 comments

A whole new ballgame for Mountain View
Residents celebrated on Saturday as Mountain View unveiled a brand new sports facility designed to give everyone a little more room to play ball. Friday, 12:04 PM | 2 comments

City sets sights on new transit center
Adding to the stack of transportation-related projects, Mountain View leaders last week pushed forward plans to begin studying a slate of improvements to the city's downtown transit center and a host of roadways. Friday, 10:58 AM | 24 comments

Mountain View council rejects study to boost housing

Class action lawsuit filed against County over solitary confinement practices

Schools hatch plan to narrow stubborn achievement gap

Crime brief: man arrested in busy intersection

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