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City, school districts hold joint meeting ahead of high-stakes negotiations over Shoreline tax money
The city council and two local school boards sat down for a rare joint meeting on Monday, Sept. 18, as the three entities... Last comment on Sep 28, 2023 at 3:12 pm | 15 comments

Mountain View City Council ends six-decade school fields partnership, gives district final offer for new agreement
The Mountain View City Council voted to terminate an agreement for the joint operation of campus fields Tuesday night, while... Last comment on Sep 26, 2023 at 3:25 pm | 18 comments

Palo Alto urged to think bigger as it rezones San Antonio Road for housing
As Palo Alto prepares to transform an industrial area around San Antonio Road into the city's next residential hub, housing... Last comment on Sep 21, 2023 at 10:58 am | 6 comments

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Santa Clara County DA’s embattled investigator will retire
Moises Reyes, a high-ranking official in the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office, under fire for alleged discriminatory remarks against coworkers, is set to retire in December.
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Community Briefs: A day without driving, ‘$100-a-Day’ film screening and volunteering for Compassion Week
This week in community briefs, the bike coalition is hosting 'a day without driving;' there will be a panel discussion on wrongful convictions; and volunteers are being sought for the upcoming compassion week. Saturday, 9:09 AM

Local leaders share statements on the late U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein's 'trailblazing' leadership
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the longest-serving woman senator in the country's history and the first woman to be San Francisco's mayor, has died at the age of 90. Local leaders share their thoughts on her groundbreaking career. Friday, 1:29 PM

Police nab man with loaded gun after he allegedly tried to steal bicycle tires in Mountain View
A man attempting to steal bicycle tires outside an apartment complex was arrested for carrying a loaded firearm in public Wednesday morning, according to police. Friday, 12:03 PM | 1 comments

With the death of Sen. Dianne Feinstein, whom will Newsom appoint?
The death of Dianne Feinstein, California's groundbreaking senior senator for more than three decades, was announced today, scrambling politics in both her home state and Washington, D.C. Friday, 10:54 AM

Gavin Newsom signs law boosting minimum wage for fast-food workers. Is $20 enough?
More than half a million fast food workers, mostly minorities and women, will earn higher minimum wage because Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a fast food bill Thursday. But some say that's not a living wage. Friday, 10:54 AM | 2 comments

Firefighters file lawsuit against NASA, alleging they were pushed out because of age and union activities
After 28 years of service, two firefighters stationed at NASA's Moffett Field in Mountain View have filed a discrimination lawsuit last week against the federal agency and two of its contractors. Thursday, 1:56 PM

Governor signs two Berman bills that target greater gun safety
On Sept. 26 Gov. Gavin Newsom signed bills, authored by Assembly member Marc Berman, that empower the state DOJ to conduct firearm inspection and that require sellers to provide information about the risks of gun ownership. Thursday, 12:28 PM | 1 comments

Trainer connected with death of Palo Alto dog charged in Massachusetts case
A woman who was under investigation for the disappearance and death of a Palo Alto family's beloved German shepherd in January has been arrested and charged in Massachusetts in connection with a dog-training scam. Thursday, 9:34 AM

Mountain View picks developer to turn safe parking site into dense affordable housing
On Tuesday evening, the Mountain View City Council selected Affirmed Housing, an affordable housing developer, to convert a safe parking site on 87 E. Evelyn Ave. into a multifamily apartment complex for low-income residents. Wednesday, 1:56 PM | 2 comments

Large vegetation fire burning at University Avenue 101 interchange
Firefighters were responding to a large fire that burned shrubs and trees at University Avenue and the U.S. Highway 101 interchange on Tuesday night. Tuesday, 9:34 PM

Serial killer John Getreu dies in prison
John Arthur Getreu, the serial killer who was sentenced to life in prison for the strangulation murders of two women in the 1970s on Stanford University land, has died in state prison, San Mateo County District Attorney confirmed. Wednesday, 10:53 AM

President Biden arrives on Peninsula for campaign events, meeting with tech advisors
President Joe Biden arrived in the Bay Area via Air Force One on Tuesday afternoon, landing at Moffett Field in Mountain View before heading to Atherton for a campaign reception.
Tuesday, 9:29 PM

Saying they want a seat at the table, Mountain View Voice journalists join effort to form a company-wide union
Newsroom employees at Embarcadero Media announced that they are forming a union on Tuesday. The proposed Embarcadero Community News Guild includes reporters, editors, visual journalists and designers. Tuesday, 5:58 PM

Mountain View is drafting a new plan for parks and open space, seeking community input on future vision
Mountain View is looking to expand its park system with an ambitious plan that will bring more parks, trails and open spaces to the city, laying the groundwork to create what's called the Parks and Recreation Strategic Plan. Tuesday, 1:41 PM | 1 comments

Iconic restaurant The Fish Market auctions décor, equipment and furniture in online auction
The Fish Market, a 47-year-old seafood restaurant in Palo Alto that shut its El Camino Real branch to give way to a housing project, is hosting an online auction to sell its contents. Bidding will take place through Sept. 26, 1 p.m. Tuesday, 9:23 AM

Mountain View hit with several lawsuits alleging unsafe walking conditions
The City of Mountain View is facing multiple lawsuits alleging negligence and dangerous conditions on public property, with plaintiffs seeking compensation for personal injuries. Monday, 12:50 PM | 2 comments

Dialysis workers' strike enters its second day with local demonstrations
Tuesday is day two of a strike by more than 500 dialysis caregivers over what they say are unfair labor practices at their clinics. Tuesday, 11:46 AM

Cold front brings rain, high surf advisory to Bay Area
Fall has arrived in the Bay Area along with cooler-than-normal temperatures, a chance of rain and dangerous surf conditions along the coast. Monday, 5:21 PM

Local French-Moroccan couple raises funds for quake-shattered homeland
In support of the people of Morocco, who faced an earthquake earlier this month, Palo Alto residents Lamya Alaoui and Stéphane Paquet have raised around $5,990 on GoFundMe. Monday, 10:06 AM

Newsom signs bill seeking to protect LGBTQ+ youth from hostile foster homes
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday, Sept. 23, signed Senate Bill 407, proposed by Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, which directs the Department of Social Services to amend the foster care vetting process for LGBTQ+ youth. Monday, 10:05 AM

Local residents who have died recently: Azcueta, Callahan and Santo Domingo
Local residents who have died recently include Priscilla Azcueta, James Callahan and Arturo Santo Domingo. Sunday, September 24, 10:34 AM

Community Briefs: Community trail race, National Merit semifinalists and a STEM competition finalist

NASA prepares to bring back asteroid samples from space on Sept. 24

School board signals interest in signing new agreement with city on school fields

Pedestrian struck, killed by California Highway Patrol officer with DUI suspect in vehicle on Highway 92

Santa Clara County celebrates construction of inpatient psychiatric hospital for children and teens

Another Spare the Air alert issued for Friday due to wildfire smoke

Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors looks to pitch in $10M for all-inclusive playgrounds

New studies aim to speed up Palo Alto's redesign of rail crossings

One dead in 4-car hit-and-run crash on Highway 101 near San Antonio Road

How Palo Altan Michelle Kraus and a Silicon Valley network are rescuing LGBTQ+ Afghans

City, school districts hold joint meeting ahead of high-stakes negotiations over Shoreline tax money

Palo Alto resident Offir Gutelzon leads massive Bay Area protest against Benjamin Netanyahu


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