Thursday, September 3, 2015
It's been more than a month since a two-alarm fire at the Park Vista Apartments forced hundreds of residents to take shelter at the nearby Mountain View Senior Center.Thursday, 11:40 AM | 1 comment
Police arrested a 25-year-old San Francisco man Tuesday after he allegedly asked two middle school-aged girls to come to a hotel room with him, and accosted a third girl later that day.
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Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Police are asking for the public's help in finding two suspects who burglarized a Mountain View business in the early hours of last Friday morning, stealing about $7,000 of property including monitors and computers.Wednesday, 1:36 PM | No comments yet
A Federal Bureau of Investigation affidavit related to the bizarre kidnapping of a Vallejo woman in March reveals new information regarding cases he is suspected of perpetrating in Palo Alto and Mountain View.Wednesday, 11:38 AM | 6 comments
Caltrain began removing vegetation Tuesday along the rail corridor in Palo Alto as part of a suicide prevention program approved in August.Wednesday, 9:14 AM | 7 comments
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Caltrans is giving Californians an opportunity to earn $25,000 in exchange for submitting the most innovative idea to improve transportation and other state services.
Tuesday, 4:48 PM |
A proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real is facing a new round of skepticism. On Wednesday, representatives from cities along the corridor urged transit officials to give more thought to alternatives to its bus rapid transit plan.
Tuesday, 1:49 PM |
A pedestrian who jaywalked across El Camino Real in Los Altos on Monday night and was struck by a car is expected to survive his injuries, a police sergeant said.
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The Santa Clara County Vector Control District is scheduled to conduct ground fogging for mosquitoes on Wednesday in areas of South Mountain View, Los Altos and Los Altos Hills.Tuesday, 10:28 AM | 4 comments
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Santa Clara County and San Jose leaders plan to introduce an equal pay ordinance to echo efforts being made at the state and federal levels.
Saturday, 9:48 AM |
U.S. Highway 101 remains blocked in both directions in Burlingame this morning due to downed power lines following a Friday night crash, according to the California Highway Patrol.
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Friday, August 28, 2015
In a bid to fortify United States security and manufacturing, the Pentagon and a consortium of partners are making a $171 million bet that Silicon Valley can emerge as the global leader in the nascent field of flexible hybrid electronics. Announcing the initiative Friday at the NASA Ames Research Center, U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter pledged that research into the technology would be headquartered in the South Bay as part of a renewed effort to strengthen ties between the country's military and its private tech sector.Friday, 9:02 PM | 2 comments
Police arrested a 34-year-old man on Wednesday morning after he reportedly accosted five middle school students in downtown Mountain View and attempted to give them bottles of water.Friday, 4:38 PM | 7 comments
The 2016 election is still more than a year away, but Santa Clara County officials are already testing the waters for a new 30-year sales tax measure to relieve traffic congestion severely clogs Bay Area highways, expressways and city streets.Friday, 1:10 PM | 20 comments
Mountain View police thanked the community for helping officers track down a suspect in an assault on a Walmart security guard.
Friday, 12:42 PM |
The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences and happily united behind a law setting the local rate at $11 an hour, topping Mountain View's current rate of $10.30.Friday, 10:59 AM | 2 comments
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Whether the mission is to discover new planets or study the one we call home, the scientists at the NASA Ames Research Center are constantly relying on one priceless member of the team. Her name is Pleiades; she doesn't talk much.
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Police are searching for two suspects who burglarized an apartment laundry room Wednesday, stealing hundreds of dollars in coins.Thursday, 1:44 PM | 3 comments
Food lover, food writer and nationally respected food advocate Ruth Reichl will appear in Mountain View on Monday, Aug. 31, to discuss the importance of farm preservation.Thursday, 11:36 AM | 1 comment
Police are seeking the public's help in finding two suspects who burglarized a home in Mountain View last week.Thursday, 10:37 AM | 1 comment
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Two people sustained minor injuries after a man police describe as a transient hit them with a pipe at the Alibi Bar in Mountain View over the weekend.Wednesday, 11:09 AM | 2 comments
Mountain View's first-ever App Challenge has crowned a winner: "Waterwise," a nifty piece of software that will allow homeowners to remotely check how much water they're using at any given time -- a bit like a SmartMeter for water.Wednesday, 10:41 AM | 4 comments
Mountain View leaders are expecting proposals next week from two competing development firms interested in transforming a pair of parking lots near Hope Street into the city's first downtown hotel.Wednesday, 7:45 AM | 5 comments
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Getting your fix at Starbucks may soon take on a new meaning. Officials at the ubiquitous coffee chain last week announced they would begin serving wine and beer at two locations in Mountain View: Starbucks cafes at 1390 Pear Ave. and 565 San Antonio Road.Tuesday, 1:58 PM | No comments yet
In an effort to root out any deep-seated problems and performance issues in the district's public schools, The Mountain View Whisman District school board agreed on Aug. 20 to have a crack team of educators conduct a district-wide audit to the tune of $275,000.Tuesday, 12:36 PM | 5 comments
Residents in Mountain View got a recent peek at some of the new technology the city's police force is using to fight crime, including the much-anticipated body cameras and laser mapping devices that have now been fully adopted.Tuesday, 10:24 AM | 7 comments
Monday, August 24, 2015
It's still the preseason for 49ers' fans, but Mountain View city officials are already getting their game face on. In particular, the city is bracing for the possibility that hundreds of football fans will leave their cars in downtown Mountain View as they head to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.Monday, 1:06 PM | 19 comments
Momentum is growing among cities in the northern part of Santa Clara County, including Mountain View, to seize an opportunity arising from the potential transportation tax measure on the November 2016 ballot.Monday, 11:19 AM | 2 comments
Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater than a Category 5 hurricane, sending them long distances. Epidemiological studies have long recognized the harm these particles cause to people's respiratory systems, according to Bay Area Air Quality Management District reports.Monday, 10:07 AM | 24 comments
Friday, August 21, 2015