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Guest opinion: Getting people where they need to go
One of the reasons that commuter traffic in Mountain View is such a mess is that public transit doesn't get people where... Last comment 4 minutes ago | 47 comments

Self-driving car involved in injury crash
Google officials on Thursday reported a Mountain View crash involving one of the company's self-driving car prototypes. But... Last comment on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm | 48 comments

Public can weigh in on North Bayshore housing
In a Saturday workshop, Mountain View officials want to get the community talking about North Bayshore and how to best transform... Last comment on Jul 27, 2015 at 6:34 pm | 10 comments

 
 
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Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones
About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the goal of zeroing in on better rules and tools to govern the growing drone market. Wednesday, 1:46 PM | 4 comments

Second consecutive Spare the Air Day issued for Wednesday
Bay Area residents have been asked to avoid driving alone again on Wednesday during the second consecutive Spare the Air Day. Tuesday, 4:59 PM

Update: Fewer Los Altos residents advised to boil tap water
Customers in a portion of Los Altos still need to boil their tap water before consuming it, Cal Water officials said Tuesday. The advisory was lifted for a large portion of the affected area on Tuesday evening, July 28, according to a spokeswoman.
Tuesday, 5:38 PM | 7 comments

Victor Calvo's legacy lives on in social services building
The North County Social Services Agency Building got a slightly catchier name -- it was re-christened in honor of Victor Calvo, the man who was a Mountain View mayor, Santa Clara County supervisor and California state Assemblyman. Tuesday, 12:28 PM | 2 comments

Tuesday is season's first Spare the Air day
As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday.
Monday, 2:34 PM

Palo Alto man arrested after car chase in Sonoma County
A 30-year-old Palo Alto man who took police on a wild car chase down a highway and through residential streets in Sebastopol, a town in Sonoma County, on Saturday, July 25, was arrested for stealing a vehicle and other charges, Sebastopol police Chief Jeff Weaver said. Monday, 12:05 PM

Hot spell in this week's forecast
The National Weather Service is advising Bay Area residents of the potential for higher-than-normal temperatures this week.
Monday, 8:55 AM

Federal Aviation Administration to work to reduce plane noise
Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration officials met with local government representatives and grassroots airplane-noise groups on Friday morning at Palo Alto City Hall. Monday, 8:52 AM | 16 comments

Cal Water issues boil water alert for parts of Los Altos
Cal Water issued a boil water alert Sunday for customers in a portion of Los Altos, a Cal Water spokeswoman said.
Sunday, 11:15 PM | 7 comments

Hospital board member defends secret vote
The El Camino Healthcare District revealed which board members voted to appoint Lanhee Chen to the hospital board last month after the Voice requested the results of a secret ballot taken during the district board's public meeting. Monday, 8:55 AM | 6 comments

The Best of Mountain View 2015
What is it that makes Mountain View so special, that sets it apart from Anytown, USA? Our readers know that, in addition to being the center of Silicon Valley innovation, Mountain View is home to an eclectic blend of cool shops, noteworthy services, tempting restaurants and an array of specialty food and drink establishments. With so much on offer, it can be hard to know where to find the stand-out places in town. And that is why we ask our readers, the true local experts, to single out the best that Mountain View has to offer, from places to take a date to the best happy hour, pet care and shoe repair. We're proud to present this year's top voter-getters chosen by you in our 2015 Best of Mountain View poll. Friday, 1:56 PM

Saturday: Public can weigh in on North Bayshore housing
In a Saturday workshop, Mountain View officials want to get the community talking about North Bayshore and how to best transform the office-dominated area into more of a mixed-use residential neighborhood.
Friday, 10:29 AM | 10 comments

Kepler mission spots new Earth-like planet
A planet being hailed as a possible "Earth 2.0" has been discovered by the NASA Kepler exploration mission. Thursday, 1:08 PM | 1 comments

Adult school is back in session
School is back in session this summer at Mountain View's adult school. A welcome return of state funding gave the school enough money to open up for summer classes for the first time in years. Thursday, 12:53 PM

Hunt begins for new school board member
The recent drama on the Mountain View Whisman school board has done little to deter prospective applicants for the vacant board seat, who showed up at a meeting last week to learn about what it means to be a good board member. Thursday, 11:21 AM | 11 comments

An engineer in the spotlight
Chief biomedical engineer, actor, singer, dancer and entertainer. It's an uncommon résumé, but one that describes Ray D'Ambrosio well. Wednesday, 1:49 PM

A gym for Silicon Valley's heavy hitters
Silicon Valley may feel like the fighting ring for the tech titans, but a new franchise is hitting on the belief that old-fashioned fisticuffs can also be big money in Mountain View. Wednesday, 1:48 PM | 2 comments

Local political consultant joins El Camino Hospital board
After rapid-fire interviews and a handful of questions, the El Camino Healthcare District board chose a Stanford lecturer, longtime political consultant and vocal opponent of the Affordable Care Act to join El Camino Hospital's governing board.
Wednesday, 10:53 AM | 4 comments

Berman, Kasperzak off to fast starts in bid for Assembly seat
The primary election is still nearly a year away but the two leading contenders to replace Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento have hit the ground running, with each raising more than $100,000 and picking up a list of endorsements from regional dignitaries. Tuesday, 12:16 PM | 7 comments

From seeds to student lunches
This fall, students can look forward to dining on homegrown carrots, eggplants and tomatillos during lunch. A new program will allow kids to grow their own produce on campus and send it straight to the district's kitchens to supplement school meals. Tuesday, 9:52 AM

A helping hand in mental health

Dispute over human rights measure in Mountain View

Unemployment rates below state average in Bay Area counties

Google's self-driving car involved in injury crash

New Batkid film has local origin story

Gunn High shut down following Facebook threat

Pedestrian injured in vehicle collision

Bicyclist dies following San Antonio car crash

Police searching for missing man

Locals cheer successful mission to Pluto

It's no fish story: Seascape set to close

State study finds texting while driving is on the rise

Anna Eshoo to send airplane-noise survey to FAA

Celebrating life and death at the Obon Festival

Stanford to open Alzheimer's research center

Pluto is ready for its close-up

Man arrested in Vallejo kidnapping suspected in Palo Alto case

NASA expo to explore drone potential

 

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