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Couple keeps on truckin'
Anyone heading down Latham Street in the past week has probably noticed it. Among the mobile homes that line both sides of... Last comment 2 hours ago | 21 comments

El Camino Hospital drops CEO Ryba
On Saturday, the El Camino Hospital board of directors voted 7-0 not to renew the five-year contract with hospital president... Last comment 2 hours ago | 11 comments

 
 
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Earthquakes goalie Jon Busch and defender Brandon McDonald sign autographs after the Red Star soccer clinic. Submitted by C. Machatzke on Jun 1, 2011

 
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Resident suing to take rent control measure off ballot
A Mountain View resident is suing the city to remove a City Council-backed rent control measure from the November ballot.
Tuesday, 5:28 PM

Bill inspired by Brock Turner victim heads to governor’s desk
Legislation proposed by Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen in the wake of controversy over the six-month sentencing of former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner for the sexual assault of an unconscious and intoxicated young woman has passed the state Assembly and is now headed to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk. Tuesday, 2:39 PM

Los Altos man ID'd as driver in fatal crash
A driver killed in a car crash off of Foothill Expressway in Los Altos on Monday afternoon was identified by police today as 58-year-old Matthew Maki.
Tuesday, 11:11 AM | 4 comments

El Camino Hospital drops CEO Ryba
On Saturday, the El Camino Hospital board of directors voted 7-0 not to renew the five-year contract with hospital president and CEO Tomi Ryba. A search for a new CEO is underway. Tuesday, 10:45 AM | 11 comments

Chronicling the dirty side of 'Techville'
The pioneering work of Silicon Valley on microprocessors, computers and circuits may have bestowed the region with abundant wealth and jobs, but it also carries a darker legacy. By one measure, Santa Clara County remains the most polluted region in the United States, largely from groundwater contamination caused by the area's former semiconductor factories.
Tuesday, 9:12 AM | 3 comments

Fatal crash on Foothill Expressway
A fatal crash blocked a portion of Foothill Expressway in Los Altos Monday afternoon, police said.
Monday, 1:07 PM | 2 comments

Teen drug abuse on the rise in county
It's never a slow day for Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS). The nonprofit's Palo Alto office is routinely packed during its late afternoon hours as teens and their families flood in to seek substance abuse treatment and counseling. And it's only a matter of months before another big wave of new cases comes rolling in. Sunday, 10:01 PM | 4 comments

Big turnover for Mountain View Whisman school board
Four candidates will be facing off this November for seats on the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees, following the deadline to file with the county last week. Two of the three incumbents up for re-election this year, Steve Nelson and Bill Lambert, declined to run again, meaning a big change in the five-member board is ahead. Monday, 11:57 AM | 14 comments

Couple keeps on truckin'
Anyone heading down Latham Street in the past week has probably noticed it. Among the mobile homes that line both sides of the road is a hulking wooden structure attached to a green 1940s truck. The peculiar home is a relic of the past with a long history in the Bay Area, and the proud owners say they've spent months and thousands of dollars to bring it back to its former glory. Friday, 10:37 AM | 21 comments

Brock Turner judge to no longer hear criminal cases
Three months after Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky's controversial sentencing of former Stanford University student Brock Turner -- months filled with vehement criticism, an onslaught of media attention and an official recall campaign -- Persky has requested to be reassigned to civil cases, according to a statement the county Superior Court issued Thursday. Friday, 10:23 AM | 8 comments

Arrest after hidden camera discovered in bathroom
For the second time in two weeks, the Mountain View Police Department has arrested a Mountain View man on child porn possession charges after he allegedly filmed the bathroom of a residence using a hidden camera. Thursday, 4:17 PM | 2 comments

BB gun pulled in traffic confrontation
A 29-year-old San Jose man was placed under citizen's arrest last week after he had allegedly pulled a BB gun following a traffic incident on El Camino Real in Mountain View. Thursday, 1:13 PM | 4 comments

Chairs thrown in Sports Page Bar scuffle
Police are searching for a man who allegedly threw chairs at a bartender at the Sports Page Bar last week, and later hit the bartender in the face. Thursday, 12:12 PM | 2 comments

Grants available to replace wood-burning heating devices
Money will be available starting Friday morning for roughly 1,500 Bay Area homeowners and landlords to help them upgrade their wood-burning heating devices with cleaner ones to reduce winter air pollution, officials with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District said today. Thursday, 10:25 AM

No election for high school district this November
Voters won't be weighing in this November on who joins the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District board of trustees. Only two candidates filed for the two seats up for re-election by the Aug. 17 deadline, leaving it an uncontested election. Wednesday, 5:17 PM | 1 comments

'All-gender' single-use restroom bill goes to governor

Age-discrimination lawsuit against HP

Brock Turner judge recuses himself from child-porn case

Man arrested in connection to Airbnb burglary

Peter deCourcy Hero, who transformed Silicon Valley philanthropy, has died

State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure law

 

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