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Board rejects closing down Theuerkauf
After a marathon discussion last week that drew an overflow crowd of parents, members of the Mountain View Whisman school... Last comment on Mar 25, 2015 at 10:45 am | 29 comments

Council OKs Rengstorff community center design
After years of delays and scaled-back plans to improve Mountain View's community center at Rengstorff Park, the City Council... Last comment 6 hours ago | 10 comments

New school could close down Stevenson PACT
Drawing new lines for school attendance boundaries can be a tricky task that always leaves someone dissatisfied, and that... Last comment 12 hours ago | 175 comments

Task force balks on school facilities issue
Calling the entire process rushed and saying they lacked critical information, members of the Mountain View Whisman School... Last comment on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:32 am | 142 comments

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Give a cat a home
Lily doesn't quite know what to make of her temporary quarters at the Silicon Valley Humane Society's adoption center inside the Mountain View PetSmart on East Charleston Road. Thursday, 2:45 PM

Full steam ahead on park plans and bike improvements
Citing transportation enhancements and environmental sustainability as top key issues last month, the Mountain View City Council took a first step toward re-prioritizing major infrastructure projects for the next five years, including a renewed emphasis on bike and pedestrian improvements and possibly a grade separation for the Caltrain crossing at Rengstorff Avenue. Thursday, 11:43 AM | 8 comments

Recall on raw milk distributed in Mountain View
The state Department of Public Health is warning the public of the dangers of consuming raw milk after six Bay Area residents fell seriously ill, state public health officials announced Tuesday.
Wednesday, 8:33 PM | 7 comments

Google's fiber optic cables stolen
Police arrested a San Jose man after he allegedly made his way into a garage on the Google campus and attempted to steal spools of fiber optic cable. Wednesday, 3:19 PM

Council OKs $17M Rengstorff community center overhaul
After years of delays and scaled-back plans to improve Mountain View's community center at Rengstorff Park, the City Council on Tuesday approved a design that would renovate the 50-year-old building and expand the facility deeper into the park. Wednesday, 11:36 AM | 10 comments

Thursday: Sen. Jerry Hill holds open house
State Senator Jerry Hill, D- San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, and Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco, will hold an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at their district offices, 1528 South El Camino Real in San Mateo. Wednesday, 9:14 AM | 5 comments

Rec programs make it cool to stay in school
Talking to middle school kids can be tough, but not for Arnel Pajarillo. At "The Beat" after-school program at Graham Middle School, Pajarillo went around the room Tuesday afternoon talking to students about how they spent their three-day weekend. Tuesday, 1:29 PM

Burglary suspect arrested after standoff in Palo Alto home
Police have arrested a 25-year-old man who barricaded himself in a home on the 900 block of Elsinore Drive in Palo Alto, following a police pursuit Monday afternoon. Monday, 8:56 PM

Man assaulted while flying remote-controlled aircraft
Police are looking for two suspects after a man was attacked by two men Sunday evening while he was flying remote-controlled aircrafts at Monta Loma Elementary School, according to police. Monday, 3:25 PM

Board rejects closing down Theuerkauf
After a marathon discussion last week that drew an overflow crowd of parents, members of the Mountain View Whisman school board indicated they had no appetite for closing down a neighborhood school. Earlier plans drafted by district staff singled out Theuerkauf Elementary School for possible closure. Monday, 1:58 PM | 29 comments

Two small quakes strike Santa Clara County
Two small earthquakes have struck in Santa Clara County this morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Monday, 10:19 AM | 3 comments

Update: Victims ID'd, motive sought in murder-suicide
The man who police believe used a semi-automatic gun to kill the building manager at a Palo Alto senior-housing complex on Thursday before turning the gun on himself has been identified as Marc Alvin Miller, a resident who was described by some of his neighbors as "lonely" and "disgruntled." The manager was identified Saturday as Vincent DePaul Collins, 70. Monday, 10:15 AM | 3 comments

PAMF doctors issue advice on youth mental health
The Palo Alto Medical Foundation pediatrics department took an unprecedented step into the community debate on teen well-being, offering strong recommendations on several factors they see as key to bolstering students' mental health. Monday, 10:01 AM | 1 comments

Mountain View police assist in multi-agency gang bust
Two-dozen alleged associates of the statewide criminal gang Nuestra Familia were indicted in San Jose on March 4 on 34 felony counts following raids by law enforcement last Oct. 30 in the South Bay and Modesto, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office. Friday, 3:35 PM

El Camino says goodbye to paper medical records
Patients at El Camino Hospital can expect easy-to-access medical health records and online hospital test results -- some of the perks of the hospital's new online medical record system that's under way. Friday, 1:51 PM | 3 comments

Police investigate possible murder-suicide in Palo Alto
Two men were found shot dead at a Palo Alto senior-housing development on Thursday afternoon in what police believe to be a murder suicide. The victims were a tenant and a building manager, a resident told the Weekly. Friday, 1:27 PM

Questions raised over Foothill project
Plans are underway at the Foothill-De Anza Community College District to construct a new $18 million administrative building on the Foothill campus in Los Altos Hills. The project is a reversal of earlier plans and has raised questions about whether it's an appropriate use of bond money. Friday, 9:57 AM | 2 comments

Push made for MV to become a "human rights city"
Sometime this year, the City Council is expected to discuss the possibility of Mountain View being designated a "human rights city" where city officials are expected to consider the impact on human rights in all decisions. Thursday, 11:22 AM | 23 comments

Suspected car thief arrested
Police arrested a Gilroy man this week after he was seen in Mountain View pushing a broken-down vehicle that had been reported stolen. Thursday, 11:12 AM

State sets new water restrictions for urban areas
California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Tuesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban water use as the state enters its fourth year of drought. Wednesday, 4:35 PM | 13 comments

Woman arrested for stealing from local school, church
A 70-year-old San Francisco woman was arrested by Palo Alto police on charges of burglarizing a church and being in possession of property stolen from a Los Altos school. Wednesday, 9:03 AM | 2 comments

Man killed at San Antonio Caltrain station
The northbound tracks at a Mountain View Caltrain station have reopened more than four hours after a man was killed by a commuter train Tuesday afternoon, a Caltrain spokeswoman said.
Tuesday, 9:54 PM | 13 comments

High-speed police chase ends with crash near Los Altos Hills

MV cheerleading team wins national contest

Zimbabwe Run to benefit African orphanage

AAA offers free 'tipsy tow' on St. Patrick's Day

Peering through the dust and gas

Jim Hartnett makes a return trip to Caltrain — now as CEO

Happy Pi Day!

Trustee comes under fire as parents grill school board

NASA Ames director retires

Three arrested in Walmart theft

Vandalism suspect resists arrest

Measure N plans still up in the air


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