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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

The only good lawn is a dead lawn?

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is rolling out a new campaign to tackle California's drought, called "Brown is the New Green."

Wednesday, 9:49 AM | 20 comments
El Camino takes on postpartum depression

Pregnancy and childbirth can an exciting time for expecting parents, but it can also be a time of depression and anxiety.

Wednesday, 9:01 AM | No comments yet

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

LASD, Bullis pass five-year agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School last night both voted unanimously to approve the five-year agreement.

Tuesday, 1:57 PM | 7 comments
Simitian aims to put county services within reach

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian has a plan to make social services more accessible to North County residents.

Tuesday, 11:29 AM | No comments yet

Monday, July 28, 2014

LinkedIn offers job-search help for the homeless

A group of 55 homeless people paid a visit to LinkedIn's Mountain View headquarters Friday where dozens of LinkedIn employees helped them with their LinkedIn profiles.

Monday, 4:24 PM | No comments yet
Deadly triple shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday

A man who was killed in a triple shooting in East Palo Alto has been identified as Mychael Edward Tillman, 31, of Hayward, San Mateo County Coroner Robert Foucrault said. Tillman and two women were shot on Saturday night, July 26, East Palo Alto police said.

Monday, 12:04 PM | 1 comment

Saturday, July 26, 2014

One injured in carport fire

A two-alarm fire broke out Saturday afternoon in a carport in Mountain View, injuring one and damaging 12 vehicles.

Saturday, 10:38 PM | No comments yet
It's the Best of Mountain View winners

What does it take to outshine the competition? Mountain View Voice readers know what it takes, and they've made it clear: these are the top restaurants, retailers and professionals in town. If you're looking for Mountain View's best of the best, from pizza to pet care, chiropractors to Chinese cuisine, boutiques to barcecue, they're all here.

Saturday, 10:34 PM | No comments yet

Friday, July 25, 2014

LASD bond measure on the horizon

Faced with growing enrollment, packed campuses and difficult shared-space agreements with Bullis Charter School, the Los Altos School District is looking to the November ballot for some relief.

Friday, 3:48 PM | 57 comments
El Camino pulls the plug on dialysis

Two down and one to go. El Camino Hospital recently closed its Oak Pavilion dialysis center and is slated to shut down its last dialysis center -- Rose Garden -- by the beginning of next year.

Friday, 11:03 AM | 6 comments
Armed man robs Walmart

Police arrested a Ukiah man Monday after he allegedly fled from the Mountain View Walmart with $99 worth of merchandise and threatened Walmart security with what appeared to be a gun.

Friday, 10:56 AM | No comments yet
Rescued egrets fly free at Google campus colony

The calls of egrets that nest in trees within Google's Mountain View headquarters are louder than the shuttle buses and bikes that pass through campus. A half-dozen rescued egret chicks, now grown and healthy, have rejoined the flock and more are on the way, thanks to local officials and wildlife volunteers.

Friday, 10:18 AM | 1 comment

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Community activist to run for City Council

Longtime community activist Lenny Siegel, who spearheaded the new group Campaign for a Balanced Mountain View, has announced that he will run for City Council this fall.

Thursday, 1:20 PM | 49 comments
Spare the Air alert issued for Friday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Friday, when possible triple-digit temperatures and low winds are expected to create unhealthy pollution in the region.

Thursday, 1:18 PM | No comments yet
Pride on parade in downtown Mountain View

Donna Yeager, who hosts the show "On the Move" that's produced at KMVT, gets ready for the Disability Pride parade in downtown Mountain View on Saturday, July 19. Chanting, "We're here, we're loud, we're disabled and proud," participants made their way down Castro Street in the annual celebration of the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Thursday, 11:31 AM | No comments yet
Water district race heats up

Gary Kremen, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of the dating site, has entered the race for the Santa Clara Valley Water District.

Thursday, 11:01 AM | 5 comments

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary water enforcers who will be charged with investigating water waste throughout the county.

Wednesday, 8:51 AM | 34 comments

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Water district may hire 'enforcers' to investigate water wasters

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is considering hiring up to 10 people to respond to complaints about people wasting water in the county, a district spokesman said.

Tuesday, 2:35 PM | No comments yet
President arrives in Bay Area on fundraising trip

President Barack Obama arrived at San Francisco International Airport Tuesday night for a short fundraising visit in the South Bay, including a noon fundraiser in Los Alto Hills.

Tuesday, 12:25 PM | 40 comments
It's a party downtown at Thursday Night Live

Summer in Mountain View is the time to dance in the streets, thanks to the city's Thursday Night Live concert series. If you missed the most recent festivities, which featured country tunes by Sandy Bell, don't worry: the next one is coming up July 24, with a performance by cover band Party Monsters.

Tuesday, 11:10 AM | 1 comment
Stanford law professor nominated for state Supreme Court

Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, a Mexican-born Stanford Law School professor and former White House official, has been nominated for the California Supreme Court, Governor Jerry Brown's office announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, 11:06 AM | No comments yet

Monday, July 21, 2014

Office Max closing, Ross moving in

In anticipation of its July 26th scheduled closing, OfficeMax in Mountain View's Rengstorff Center is liquidating its entire inventory. Several large signs advertising "Up to 50% off," went up last month to announce the office supply store's closure.

Monday, 10:45 AM | No comments yet
Enjoying the moment at MV's Obon fest

Rev. Yushi Mukojima arrived at the Mountain View Buddhist Temple just one day after last year's annual Obon Festival wrapped up.

Monday, 10:15 AM | 2 comments
Video, police dog aid Palo Alto police in car burglary arrest

Palo Alto police arrested a Mountain View man early Saturday morning after he allegedly tried to steal a car from a driveway, repeatedly backing into another car before being confronted by a resident and fleeing.

Monday, 10:10 AM | No comments yet

Friday, July 18, 2014

County settles food storage lawsuit with Sysco

Ten California counties, including Santa Clara County, have settled a civil lawsuit filed against the Sysco Corporation regarding storing perishable foods in un-refrigerated and unregistered storage sheds.

Friday, 2:59 PM | 2 comments
Man hits officer after confronting Google employees

A Southern California man was arrested outside a Google office building last Monday after an argument with Google employees over a YouTube video allegedly escalated into a fight with police officers.

Friday, 2:52 PM | 10 comments
El Camino budgets for big plans

After ending the fiscal year on a high note, El Camino Hospital plans to pour millions more into programs at its Mountain View and Los Gatos hospital facilities for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

Friday, 12:43 PM | 4 comments
Disability Pride parade on Saturday

The fifth annual West Coast Disability Pride Parade and Festival is set for Saturday, July 19, from noon to 3:30 p.m. The event will celebrate the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and is one of many Disability Pride events taking place around the world.

Friday, 11:01 AM | 4 comments
LinkedIn to hold job preparation clinic for homeless

LinkedIn is hosting around 75 homeless clients of InnVision Shelter Network in a job preparation clinic at its Mountain View headquarters on Friday, July 18.

Friday, 9:34 AM | 3 comments

Thursday, July 17, 2014

SV Community Foundation names new head of community impact

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation announced Wednesday that Erica K. Wood has been named as its new chief community impact officer.

Thursday, 8:47 AM | 1 comment

Scott’s Seafood Mountain View to close, reopen as new concept
By Elena Kadvany | 13 comments | 4,185 views

Freshman Blues Don't Mean Wrong College
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 749 views

Background and Ideas for the Comp Plan
By Steve Levy | 12 comments | 617 views

Give me a moment
By Jessica T | 0 comments | 524 views

My Experience Using To Host A Movie At Shoreline
By Angela Hey | 0 comments | 341 views