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Community shuttle starts rolling Jan. 5
On the first Monday of 2015, blue-and-white shuttles will begin circulating in Mountain View, a free service to get people... Last comment 1 hour ago | 13 comments

Council OKs 164 apartments for Rose Market site
A real estate developer was praised by a wide swath of the community at the City Council meeting on Tuesday evening for going... Last comment 2 minutes ago | 32 comments

MV Whisman taps former PAUSD head as interim superintendent
The Mountain View Whisman school board is tapping Kevin Skelly as the district's interim superintendent. Skelly, the former... Last comment 16 hours ago | 10 comments

 
 
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"Hummingbird during storm"
Lots of winds and fallen trees in the storm today, but birds and other animals like this Anna's hummingbird continue their daily lives. Submitted by Jason Heirtzler on Dec 11, 2014

 
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Crime brief: man arrested after threatening a police officer
Police arrested an 18-year-old Mountain View man on Sunday after an extended confrontation between officers turned aggressive and the man allegedly lunged towards an officer. Thursday, 1:03 PM

Santana Row developer to buy much of San Antonio center
In some good news for those who have been saying they'd like to see a Santana Row-style development in Mountain View, Santana Row's developer is set to buy most of Mountain View's largest shopping center. Wednesday, 1:41 PM | 30 comments

Supervisors OK study on body cameras for sheriff's deputies
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a motion to have its staff prepare a report on the possibility of equipping sheriff's deputies with body-worn cameras while on duty. Wednesday, 10:25 AM

Community shuttle starts rolling Jan. 5
On the first Monday of 2015, blue-and-white shuttles will begin circulating in Mountain View, a free service to get people to and from most major destinations in the city.
Tuesday, 1:16 PM | 13 comments

Moffett's Air National Guard rescue sick sailor
An Air National Guard unit based at Moffett Field rescued a sick man from a commercial fishing boat off the coast of Monterey Monday evening. Tuesday, 11:12 AM | 2 comments

Bay Area sees record rainfall in December
Major cities in the Bay Area are experiencing record rainfall during the first half of December, the National Weather Service said today. Tuesday, 10:02 AM | 7 comments

Crime briefs: vehicle invasion and arrest during traffic stop
Police arrest man after he allegedly reaches for a baseball bat; man arrested for getting inside someone else's vehicle Monday, 10:38 AM | 3 comments

Simitian pushes for police body cameras
Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian on Dec. 12 recommended the county explore the feasibility of having sheriff's deputies wear body cameras to protect the public frpm officer misconduct and officers from unfounded allegations. Monday, 10:36 AM | 2 comments

Council OKs 164 apartments for Rose Market site
A real estate developer was praised by a wide swath of the community at the City Council meeting on Tuesday evening for going to great lengths to preserve several small businesses in a redevelopment project at the corner of Castro Street and El Camino Real. Monday, 10:36 AM | 32 comments

MV Whisman taps former PAUSD head as interim superintendent
The Mountain View Whisman school board is tapping Kevin Skelly as the district's interim superintendent. Skelly, the former superintendent of Palo Alto Unified School District, will lead the K-8 district from Jan. 1 through June 30. Friday, 1:44 PM | 10 comments

Students delve into the world of coding
Students of all ages across Mountain View are getting a taste of what it's like to be a computer programmer this week, as elementary and high schools participate in the nation-wide "Hour of Code" event. Friday, 1:37 PM | 1 comments

Weapons charges dropped against Young Jeezy
Felony weapons charges against rapper Young Jeezy and five others have been dropped following the fatal shooting at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View earlier this year. Friday, 11:36 AM | 1 comments

City's fees for affordable housing to be highest in region
City Council members decided Tuesday night to charge a higher fees on office development than any other city in the region, in order to raise desperately needed funds for affordable housing projects. Friday, 10:56 AM | 4 comments

Heavy storm causes flooding in Mountain View
Heavy rain and wind beat down on the Bay Area Thursday, causing areas of flooding all over Mountain View and some power outages. Thursday, 1:53 PM | 5 comments

Overturned car in Middlefield Road accident
Mountain View police and fire came to the aid of an injured motorist, after a two-car crash ended with one of the vehicles flipped on its roof Wednesday. Thursday, 11:59 AM | 5 comments

Hundreds of students protest police killings
Hundreds of students marched down El Camino Real and converged on Eagle Park Wednesday afternoon to rally in solidarity with nationwide protests against police brutality and racism. Wednesday, 8:36 PM | 6 comments

Free shuttle to connect tech companies and downtown
Starting Jan. 12, new shuttles with green and blue logos will become a common sight during commute hours in Mountain View, ferrying employees of major tech companies to and from the downtown train station. Wednesday, 1:58 PM | 11 comments

Supervisors OK county's first living-wage plan
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today approved its first-ever resolution to require companies and nonprofits with county contracts to pay a living wage as of July 1. Tuesday, 6:24 PM | 13 comments

Finding the meaning in 'happy holidays'
When it comes to the holidays, crooner Bing Crosby summed up the prospects and the pressures aptly. If ever there were a time of year when people expect amped-up happiness, it is the month of mistletoe, parties and gifts galore. And yet, rather than experiencing the most wonderful time of the year, some people marshal all their energy only to end up feeling harried and spent. Tuesday, 5:34 PM

Walking away from your sick-bed
Being stuck in a hospital bed can wreak havoc on the body, weakening and atrophying muscles, and causing long-lasting problems. El Camino Hospital officials are looking to change that with a new tool to keep the body's muscles active Tuesday, 4:35 PM | 1 comments

Residents urged to prepare for storm
Bay Area residents should prepare themselves for heavy rain and strong winds when a storm expected to be the largest of the season so far hits the region Wednesday and Thursday, National Weather Service officials said. Tuesday, 12:53 PM | 6 comments

Students to rally over police killings
Student activists from Mountain View and Los Altos plan to hold a peaceful rally at Eagle Park on Wednesday in solidarity with nationwide protests over police brutality and racism. Tuesday, 12:37 PM | 18 comments

High school superintendent to step down
Superintendent Barry Groves of the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District announced Monday night he will retire after leading the district for nearly nine years. Monday, 10:20 PM | 1 comments

Snow comes to Mountain View
Santa came to town Monday night, as Mountain View held its annual holiday celebration with snow, carols and the ceremonial lighting of the community tree. Monday, 9:11 PM | 5 comments

MV firefighters donate holiday groceries to local seniors
On Tuesday, Dec. 9, Mountain View firefighters from Local 1965 will donate holiday bags of food to about 400 seniors served by Second Harvest Food Bank's Brown Bag program. Monday, 2:23 PM

An American dream deferred
What's spurring the surge of Central American immigrants coming to the United States? In a special report from Guatemala, the Voice uncovers the story of the threats that sent Francisco Tizol from the rural community of Tierra del Pueblo to Mountain View and back home again, as he seeks to bring his wife and children to a safer future in America. Monday, 3:02 PM | 1 comments

Strong storm expected to hit Bay Area Wednesday and Thursday
The Bay Area can expect heavy rain and strong winds that could uproot trees, down power lines and cause flooding and mudslides due to a strong weather system starting late Wednesday and continuing through Thursday, National Weather Service officials said.
Sunday, 9:13 PM

Book reviews: Let their imaginations soar!
Where can kids find magic and science, art and writing, history and holidays, and inspiration galore? Why, in the pages of these new and notable children's books. Remember, for both overall development and sheer enjoyment, there is no better gift for a child than a book. Monday, 1:42 PM

Holiday Fund: Day workers give thanks to volunteers
Paul Ramirez, who found hope and help at the Day Worker Center, plans to show his appreciation to the volunteers who helped him when life dealt him a series of major setbacks. Friday, 1:47 PM | 1 comments

Jail sentence for teen instigator of out-of-control house party

Symphony director found guilty of tax fraud

Crime briefs: purse-snatching and home burglary

MV police to wear body cameras

Animal shelters drop adoption fees for holidays

Milk Pail market saved as council OKs San Antonio project with no housing

Local government websites affected by global cyber attack

Flooding, power outages as storm soaks Bay Area

North County to receive pilot satellite social services offices

Developer makes another deal to save the Milk Pail market

Water district extends call for conservation

Wet weather causing flooding, transit problems

Students get a closer look at air quality

Holiday Fund: Mentors and students form close bonds

County offers warrant forgiveness for the holidays

Concerts and gatherings to make spirits bright

 

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