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Council backs big El Camino Real plans
In a study session Tuesday, council members began finalizing the precise plan that is to guide future development of El Camino... Last comment 16 hours ago | 22 comments

Impasse in teacher salary talks
Tension between the Mountain View Whisman School District and its teachers union has reached a tipping point. The Mountain... Last comment 11 hours ago | 99 comments

Google fiber gets go-ahead
Progress is being made in bringing Mountain View the ultra fast Internet access promised by Google Fiber, according to an... Last comment 18 hours ago | 33 comments

 
 
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Crime briefs: Lewd conduct and man punched
A man was approached and punched in front of an Erik's Deli, and police arrest a transient man for lewd conduct. Wednesday, 5:18 PM | 2 comments

Heat advisory issued for Thursday, Friday
Forecasted temperatures approaching 100 degrees in the Bay Area on Thursday and Friday have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a heat advisory for the region. Wednesday, 4:33 PM

Forum eyes causes, solutions for inequalities in math education
The California Legislative Black Caucus kicked off a statewide town hall tour on math misplacement, the practice of putting students of color in the wrong level math classes, in East Palo Alto on Tuesday, Sept. 30.
Wednesday, 10:49 AM | 6 comments

From jazz to raga
It took nine years for Mountain View musician Charles Lloyd to master the sitar. Now, he has the chance not only to perform in front of a live audience, but also to pay public respect to his teacher. Tuesday, 5:31 PM

Plastic bag manufacturers vow repeal of statewide ban
California became the first state to ban single-use plastic bags when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill prohibiting their use starting next year, the governor's office announced this morning. Tuesday, 3:20 PM | 17 comments

Gov. Brown signs statewide plastic bag ban
Single-use plastic bags will be banned at many stores in California starting next year after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill prohibiting their use, the governor's office announced this morning. Tuesday, 1:47 PM | 16 comments

Online schools offer education by proxy
Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway in California, recruiting a fast-growing number of students and leaving state lawmakers scratching their heads over how to fund and oversee this new breed of education. Tuesday, 10:50 AM | 4 comments

Police arrest man suspected of fraud after manhunt
Following a manhunt that lasted more than four hours Monday evening, Palo Alto police apprehended a man suspected of fraud, who also had a separate warrant out for his arrest. Tuesday, 10:32 AM | 1 comments

Police say suicide, accidental death to blame in fume-filled building
Police said they believe suicide and an accidental death are to blame in the deaths of a man and his teenaged son Wednesday. Monday, 12:15 PM | 17 comments

Burglary suspect caught on video
Police released photos of a man who they believe broke entry into a Mountain View home where he slept inside and stole property from last week. Monday, 12:02 PM | 1 comments

Google fiber gets go-ahead
Progress is being made in bringing Mountain View the ultra fast Internet access promised by Google Fiber, according to an agreement announced Tuesday. Friday, 1:48 PM | 33 comments

No appetite for rent control among council candidates
While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class families, City Council candidates are favoring long-terms plans for increasing housing supply instead of the type of rent control ordinances in place in cities such as San Francisco, Oakland, Los Gatos, San Jose and East Palo Alto. Monday, 7:23 AM | 12 comments

Council backs big El Camino Real plans
In a study session Tuesday, council members began finalizing the precise plan that is to guide future development of El Camino Real. Members showed support in a series of straw votes for bike lanes on key portions of El Camino Real and six-story buildings in "village centers" at major intersections, among other things. Friday, 10:44 AM | 22 comments

Report: Silicon Valley income gap continues to widen
Silicon Valley incomes have increased for the second straight year after a three-year downward trend, according to a report released by Joint Venture Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies, a nonprofit think tank, on Wednesday. Friday, 10:49 AM | 4 comments

Two found dead in evacuated building
What started out as an investigation into the source of a possible gas leak took a dark turn, as two bodies were found in an apartment on California Street Wednesday evening. Police now say a gas leak did not cause the noxious fumes.
Thursday, 10:38 AM | 15 comments

Crime briefs: car burglary, home burglary and indecent exposure
Two suspects flee officers in home burglary, groundskeeping tools stolen from a truck bed and man exposes himself on a city street. Thursday, 10:39 AM | 2 comments

Budget cuts prompt county courts to cut hours
Santa Clara County Superior Court, citing budget cuts, plans to reduce business hours at its courthouses in San Jose, Palo Alto, Sunnyvale, Santa Clara and Morgan Hill by at least an hour per day, court officials said today. Wednesday, 2:54 PM | 2 comments

Impasse in teacher salary talks
Tension between the Mountain View Whisman School District and its teachers union has reached a tipping point. The Mountain View Educators Association reported today that the district and the teachers union are at an impasse, and that teachers will no longer work outside of their contract hours while they await mediation. Wednesday, 1:52 PM | 99 comments

Rain showers predicted in Bay Area tonight, tomorrow morning
The Bay Area can expect to see its greatest rainfall since April when showers pass through the region today and Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Wednesday, 11:21 AM

Update: City Council candidate forums
October will be a busy month for City Council candidate forums, including a new one this election year organized by Peninsula Interfaith Action, rescheduled from Sept. 25 to Oct. 10 so as not to conflict with the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah. Tuesday, 3:02 PM | 3 comments

A one-stop source for health care classes
Foothill College has partnered up with a medical training company to help health care professionals to stay certified in their field. Tuesday, 8:51 AM

Silicon Valley Community Foundation to get $7.5M grant
Silicon Valley Community Foundation in Mountain View will receive $7.5 million from the federal Social Innovation Fund to improve reading skills in San Mateo County, where 42 percent of third-graders cannot read proficiently, according to a foundation press release. Monday, 10:53 AM | 4 comments

Springer families save energy to fund school

More than 100 arrests at Shoreline rave

Op-Ed: The city needs housing, not just offices

Op-ed: Adding housing to North Bayshore won't solve any problems

Community shuttle route still up in the air

Bicyclist to sue city over collision with police car

 

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