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Mountain View Whisman considers changing school boundaries in response to housing growth
As more housing gets built locally, the Mountain View Whisman School District is considering redrawing school attendance... Last comment on May 27, 2023 at 1:51 pm | 22 comments

Under threat? Concerns swirl about student journalism's future at Mountain View High after teacher is abruptly reassigned
Abrupt changes to Mountain View High School's journalism program have some students and community members questioning whether... Last comment on May 21, 2023 at 11:55 am | 6 comments

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Mountain View police arrest 19-year-old man for alleged inappropriate relationship with child
A 19-year-old man was arrested on Monday after an investigation by Mountain View police uncovered that he was allegedly in a relationship with a child under the age of 14. Wednesday, 6:21 PM

City of Mountain View, school districts sign short term agreement to share Shoreline property tax money
The city of Mountain View and local school districts came to a short-term agreement on Tuesday over how much money local schools will receive this year from the Shoreline Community's tax revenue. Wednesday, 1:10 PM | 1 comments

Transit policymakers urge public transit funding from the state in upcoming budget
As the upcoming state budget deadline looms over California, state policymakers warned Gov. Gavin Newsom that his ambitious climate targets will crumble without adequate funding for public transportation. Wednesday, 1:23 PM

Former CinéArts theater could become office space
The owner of the Palo Alto Square business park is heading for a legal showdown with the city over its plan to convert the movie theater that once housed CinéArts into an office building. Wednesday, 1:35 PM

20 trivia nights around the San Francisco Peninsula
The Peninsula has no shortage of trivia nights at local pubs, eateries and breweries. Here's our guide to 20 weekly trivia nights where you can gather some friends and test your collective knowledge over food and drinks. Tuesday, 1:57 PM

Jail inmate stabs two deputies with makeshift knife, Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office reports
Two Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies were stabbed by an inmate at the Main Jail in an alleged unprovoked attack Sunday, according to sheriff's officials. Tuesday, 1:35 PM

Mountain View becomes one of two Santa Clara County cities with a compliant housing element
The city of Mountain View announced Friday that its housing element, a state-mandated plan for accommodate over 11,000 new housing units through 2031, has received approval from officials in Sacramento. Tuesday, 11:06 AM | 2 comments

State Parks offer free admissions to vets, active and reserve military on Memorial Day
California State Parks is offering free admission to 130 state parks to veterans, and active and reserve military members on Memorial Day. Monday, 10:42 AM

Obituaries: Local residents who have died
Local residents who have died include Pamela Mary Castle. Monday, 9:30 AM

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley postpones world premiere of musical that was set to begin in July
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley announced this week that it's postponing the world premiere production of the new musical "Alice Bliss" that had been set to run this summer at the Lucie Stern Theatre in Palo Alto. Monday, 9:31 AM

Gov. Gavin Newsom unveils plan for state to use 100 percent clean energy by 2045
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday unveiled his administration's updated plan to quicken the pace of California's full abandonment of the fossil fuel industry. Saturday, 8:28 AM

See how Mountain View’s RV hotspots have shifted since the city began enforcing its oversized vehicle rules
When Mountain View began officially enforcing its RV parking restrictions last October, the vehicle dwelling community felt the impacts practically overnight. Friday, 1:22 PM | 4 comments

Voice honored in statewide journalism awards for news coverage
The Mountain View Voice picked up four awards for its news coverage on topics ranging from mental health to composting, according to an announcement from the California News Publishers Association's 2022 California Journalism Awards. Friday, 1:01 PM | 1 comments

Developer advances plan for condo project on San Antonio
After receiving encouraging feedback last year, a developer is pushing ahead with 76-condominium project on a portion of San Antonio Road that Palo Alto is hoping to turn into a residential community. Friday, 11:05 AM | 2 comments

Mountain View City Council supports request for bonus office density despite concerns about jobs-housing imbalance
The Mountain View City Council approved a request for bonus density from an office developer in North Bayshore, despite some initial hesitation around the fact that the project doesn't include housing.
Thursday, 1:25 PM | 1 comments

Community briefs: Free EV charging, learning about housing instability, and downtown Mountain View
This week in community briefs, a Bay Area company offers free electric vehicle charging in Mountain View, the Human Relations Commission hosts an event about housing instability, and Dandies Barbershop invites residents to social club. Thursday, 1:36 PM

Mountain View lifts most water conservation measures, rescinding drought emergency in place since last year
The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday lifted restrictive water conservation measures in effect for nearly a year. Thursday, May 25, 9:32 AM | 1 comments

Menlo Park doctor sentenced to prison for possession of child pornography
A Menlo Park doctor was sentenced Wednesday in federal court to two years in prison for possessing child pornography.
Thursday, 1:46 PM

Mountain View City Council approves four-story office project on Bernardo Avenue
A four-story office development on North Bernardo Avenue received unanimous support from the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night. Community benefits include $1.3 million for the undercrossing project on Bernardo Avenue. Wednesday, May 24, 1:22 PM | 3 comments

Lee Lambert announced as Foothill-De Anza's next chancellor
Lambert will replace Judy Miner, who has led the district for eight years and plans to retire on Sept. 5. The plan is for Lambert -- who is currently the chancellor of Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona -- to start Aug. 1. Wednesday, May 24, 10:02 AM | 1 comments

Gus Mattammal to challenge Berman in race for Assembly
Gus Mattammal, a Republican entrepreneur who last year ran for the U.S. Congress, announced Tuesday that he will vie for a state Assembly seat that is currently occupied by Marc Berman. Wednesday, May 24, 11:15 AM

Man gets 7 years for defrauding prospective homeowners in Santa Clara County
A man convicted of defrauding more than two dozen families of their savings and homes has been sentenced to seven years in state prison, according to an announcement Monday from the Santa Clara County District Attorney's office. Wednesday, May 24, 9:09 AM | 1 comments

Kamala Harris visits Silicon Valley to highlight semiconductor R&D investment
What do rice cookers, smartphones and ATMs have in common, other than making our lives easier? They're each made possible by a tiny piece of technology called a semiconductor. Tuesday, May 23, 10:06 AM

Mountain View resident was among the victims of Monday's horrific Highway 101 crash in Sunnyvale
The Santa Clara County coroner identified the three people who died following a multi-car accident on Highway 101 in Sunnyvale on Monday. One of them was a Mountain View resident. Tuesday, May 23, 11:09 AM

New Los Altos High principal picked to replace longtime leader
Tracey Runeare has been selected to succeed Wynne Satterwhite as the principal of Los Altos High School starting this fall, marking the first time in nearly two decades that the school has had a new leader. Tuesday, May 23, 1:12 PM

Secret no more: Santa Clara County supervisors order counsel to reveal tort settlements of $1M or more
In light of multi-million dollar settlements over the mistreatment of inmates, Santa Clara County Supervisors voted on May 16 to require the county counsel to publicly report when the county settles lawsuits for $1 million or more. Tuesday, May 23, 9:57 AM

VP Kamala Harris arrives in Mountain View to deliver remarks in Sunnyvale on semiconductor research
Vice President Kamala Harris flew into Mountain View's Moffett Federal Airfield this morning before heading to Sunnyvale to deliver remarks about the administration's investment in semiconductor research. Monday, May 22, 12:18 PM

Mountain View Whisman considers changing school boundaries in response to housing growth
As more housing gets built locally, the Mountain View Whisman School District is considering redrawing school attendance boundaries to spread out the new students who are expected to move into the area. Monday, May 22, 1:38 PM | 22 comments

Highway 101 reopeners after chain-reaction wreck that killed 3 early Monday in Sunnyvale
All lanes of U.S. Highway 101 in Sunnyvale reopened nearly nine hours after a crash killed three people and sent five others to the hospital on Monday morning. Monday, May 22, 8:57 AM

Special Olympics brings students together for sports and smiles
At the Palo Alto Unified Special Olympics track and field event on Friday, May 19, special education students from 15 schools across Palo Alto, Mountain View, Atherton and Menlo Park came together to run, long jump and throw. Sunday, May 21, 9:12 AM

Stanford University panel examines what it means to be Asian in America
An expert panel on May 16 examined the challenges facing Asian Americans, gaps in medical research, the disparities that have worsened during the pandemic and how to remedy the problems. Sunday, May 21, 9:10 AM

Opinion: An open letter to students on mental health
My whole life I've struggled with depression, anxiety and, at my lowest, suicidal ideation. Ultimately I found someone who helped me through it. Now I, and others like me, are doing our best to be there for teens who are struggling. Saturday, May 20, 10:44 AM

Community briefs: Peninsula Restaurant Week, county invests in Mountain View affordable housing and Taste of Mountain View returns
This week in community briefs, Peninsula Restaurant Week kicks off, Santa Clara County approves funding for Mountain View's Montecito affordable housing project and Taste of Mountain View returns in June. Friday, May 19, 1:09 PM

City of Mountain View launches new website
After gathering input from hundreds of community members during its beta testing stages, the city of Mountain View's new website officially launched on May 19. Friday, May 19, 1:30 PM

Police: After searching two Redwood City sites, missing woman's whereabouts still unknown
Belmont police said the circumstances leading up to Ylva Hagner's 1996 disappearance are still unknown after leading a search at two sites on Farm Hill Boulevard in Redwood City last week. Thursday, May 18, 4:15 PM

Find the highest, lowest sales prices in each Midpeninsula city for the week of May 15
Want to know what's happening in the local real estate market? Take a look at our interactive charts showing home sales activity in communities along the Midpeninsula for the week of May 15. Friday, May 19, 1:49 PM

Real estate activity this week: See which homes sold for $22.2M, $16M and $11.5M along the Peninsula
Want to know what's happening in the local real estate market? Take a look at our interactive charts showing home sales activity in communities along the Midpeninsula for the week of May 22. Friday, 12:28 PM | 1 comments

California has tried to cut the cost of insulin for years. Why it might finally succeed

El Camino Healthcare District board raises concerns over restrictive new media policy under consideration

Mentor Tutor Connection picks Jean Ikeda as next executive director

Ex-Apple engineer charged with theft secrets for autonomous systems

Balancing act: Newsom's plan to cover California's ballooning budget deficit

El Camino Healthcare District member Julia Miller censured following allegations of repeated disrespect toward hospital employees

History on her front porch: Palo Altan honors Chinese railroad laborers with exhibit

After a carjacking at knifepoint, Mountain View police arrest 16-year-old

Appellate court rejects Elizabeth Holmes' motion to stay out of prison

Settlement clears way for José Andrés restaurant to cook with gas in Palo Alto

'We need a helping hand in life': Mountain View Public Safety Foundation helps local seniors in need

Mountain View City Council pours nearly $600K into workforce development programs

Bike to Wherever Days to celebrate cycling with food and fun

Mountain View police: Fallen trees hit a house and block street on Sunday night

Inmate at main Santa Clara County jail dies after being found unresponsive in cell

Under threat? Concerns swirl about student journalism's future at Mountain View High after teacher is abruptly reassigned


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