Saturday, February 6, 2016
With Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure, Palo Alto and eight other cities in the north county and west valley are rallying behind a new plan for how the $6 billion from the measure would be spent.Saturday, 3:12 PM | No comments yet
Friday, February 5, 2016
A residential structure fire in Mountain View has prompted a road closure this evening, according to police.
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The Santa Clara Valley Water District has put off a decision on whether to work with a controversial firm to kick off work on a $800 million recycled water program.Friday, 1:11 PM | 2 comments
If there's one priority for self-driving cars upon which everyone can agree, it's safety. Google and other manufacturers are quick to tout the autonomous vehicles as a way to prevent around 33,000 U.S. deaths and many more injuries from auto-related crashes each year. But for all the triumphs of autonomous cars, regulators and consumer advocates warn there are too many risks to give these vehicles free rein on public roads.Friday, 11:20 AM | 12 comments
Bay Area Super Bowl fans who choose to drink Sunday at the Super Bowl and at Super Bowl parties can get a free tow home through AAA's Tipsy Tow program, AAA officials said Wednesday.Friday, 9:41 AM | 5 comments
Thursday, February 4, 2016
With the long-awaited Super Bowl 50 fast approaching, the Federal Aviation Administration is reminding Bay Area residents not to try to get a drone's-eye view of the big game.Thursday, 4:11 PM | 8 comments
The Mountain View RotaCare is closing down. The board of El Camino Healthcare District signed a new deal to finance the MayView Community Health Center to serve as the region's main medical facility for the uninsured.Thursday, 1:19 PM | 2 comments
With the race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento heating up, Cupertino Mayor Barry Chang has Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman and Mountain View Councilman Mike Kasperzak, according to documents filed earlier this week with the California Secretary of State.
Thursday, 10:59 AM |
Steve Nelson, a controversial member of the Mountain View Whisman School District board, told the Voice in an email Tuesday that he would not be seeking re-election in November. He cited "poor" communication as a reason for stepping down at the end of his first term.Thursday, 7:40 AM | 13 comments
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
A tangle of restrictions and costs led many at Tuesday's City Council meeting to denounce plans for a new mini-park near Fayette Drive.Wednesday, 5:31 PM | 20 comments
The Transportation Security Administration is providing extra resources to local law enforcement on all Bay Area transit systems starting today and through the Monday after the Super Bowl.
Wednesday, 4:38 PM |
A group of parents who saw a need for a locally based, ongoing group to support other parents concerned about the mental health and well-being of their teens will be launching such a group this month.Wednesday, 9:43 AM | 7 comments
With an estimated two to three million people expected to visit the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50, the Stanford Blood Center is seeking donors to help them stock up on blood.Wednesday, 9:27 AM | 10 comments
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Although the amount of rain and snow in California this year has reached higher levels than last year, the state's drought is still not over, the California Department of Water Resources said today.
Tuesday, 5:10 PM |
For years, 19-year-old Arielle Davis has been coping with a peanut allergy that used to be completely under control. But over the course of 2015, Davis found herself in and out of the hospital nearly a dozen times as her allergic reactions became more severe.Tuesday, 10:57 AM | 1 comment
Anyone traveling to Levi's Stadium to watch Super Bowl 50 on Valley Transportation Authority's light-rail trains had better not bring any bags on board other than clear plastic ones, Santa Clara County Transportation Authority officials said.Tuesday, 10:41 AM | 7 comments
Monday, February 1, 2016
On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7, city leaders are warning residents that many streets near the downtown transit center will be closed, and people without Super Bowl tickets won't be able to ride the VTA light-rail line.Monday, 3:29 PM | 20 comments
Members of the city's Environmental Planning Commission took a first look at plans by the Sobrato Organization to build up to 800 housing units east of Shoreline Boulevard. The new residential neighborhood would be coupled with some retail space and 230,000 square feet of new office development.Monday, 10:14 AM | 12 comments
Sunday, January 31, 2016
The Mountain View Whisman School District is roughly a month away from negotiations with its teacher union on salaries, and both sides are already at odds.Sunday, 8:29 AM | 27 comments
Friday, January 29, 2016
Mountain View police arrested a San Jose man Tuesday after an officer allegedly found several stolen packages inside his car during a traffic stop.Friday, 4:23 PM | 10 comments
To hear Stephen Friedman describe it, his neighborhood of Jardin Drive is like Mountain View's version of the Bermuda Triangle. For the more than 30 years he's lived there, he's gotten used to having to explain to garbage men, emergency responders and sometimes even city officials that, yes, his house is in Mountain View.Friday, 1:45 PM | 8 comments
In the latest round of cuts to bring a bloated school construction budget back in line, Mountain View Whisman School District officials said Stevenson and Theuerkauf schools are going to have to divide a too-small pool of money or share new campus facilities.Friday, 1:42 PM | 10 comments
The Mountain View Computer History Museum is saying goodbye to a unique exhibit, one that also might be its most priceless.Friday, 1:39 PM | 3 comments
Detectives found the body of Kyle Myrick in unincorporated Santa Cruz County Thursday afternoon, according to police. Los Altos resident Steve Hlebo, his coworker, is suspected of killing Myrick.
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Thursday, January 28, 2016
Google, Tesla and a pack of other companies investing in autonomous car technology are certain to have circled Thursday, Jan. 27, on their calendars. That's when the California Department of Motor Vehicles was set to hold its first-ever public workshop to finalize the many rules for how self-driving cars should operate and be regulated on the streets.Thursday, 12:35 PM | 13 comments
A 39-year-old Los Altos man who allegedly killed his co-worker at a San Jose powersports vehicle shop last week was arraigned Thursday in Santa Clara County Superior Court.
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The Mountain View Whisman School District could be on the verge of sweeping changes after Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph vowed to improve student achievement and raise employee morale in what he called a "frustrated" district.Thursday, 8:25 AM | 13 comments
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Police are looking for two male suspects in the theft of packages from a Mountain View home, following the arrest of two minors who were taken into custody Wednesday morning.
Wednesday, 2:02 PM |
A project to extend the Permanente Creek Trail through Crittenden Middle School is moving forward on, as part of a larger project to revamp the Crittenden field.Wednesday, 9:57 AM | 8 comments
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
A Mountain View student is among five Santa Clara County high school seniors who have been selected as finalists in the this year's Intel Science Talent Search in Washington D.C., according to the Santa Clara County Office of Education.
Tuesday, 2:57 PM |
A new sales tax to improve the South Bay's transportation woes won't go to voters until the end of the year, but officials from Mountain View and a coalition of other West Valley cities are notching up the pressure for how those dollars should be spent.Tuesday, 10:13 AM | 30 comments
Monday, January 25, 2016
San Jose police have released photos today of a suspect's vehicle connected with the homicide of a 28-year-old man, whose body authorities are working to locate.
Monday, 8:51 PM |
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An appeals case filed by a Palo Alto couple could have far-reaching impacts regarding whether personal medical information could be revealed and if it may be used to exclude individuals from schools, jobs and other venues, even if the person does not have symptoms of a disease.
Monday, 3:06 PM |
Mondelēz International, the world's largest manufacturer of processed food snacks, including Nabisco, Oreo, Cadbury and Trident, will stop selling ginger snap cookies containing levels of lead that were up to nine times the limit for one serving without a warning label, Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen announced on Friday, Jan. 22, after the company and prosecutors reached a settlement.Monday, 3:06 PM | 4 comments
Police arrested a Los Altos man Saturday on suspicion of murder after another man went missing under suspicious circumstances Friday in San Jose, police said.
Monday, 7:24 AM |
Sunday, January 24, 2016