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Newsom's big move on homelessness may be just in political time, new poll suggests
Gov. Gavin Newsom kicked off 2020 by pledging to plow an extra $1.4 billion into homeless services and proposing a state constitutional... Last comment on Jan 22, 2020 at 2:14 pm | 19 comments

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"Bubb Park Ginko Trees"
The Ginko are in full regalia this week. Taken from a small airborne camera attached to a radio controlled model aircraft. Submitted by Paul Sterbentz on Dec 4, 2010


Facing criticism, Bullis Charter School dumps controversial 'hills' preference in enrollment lottery
An enrollment preference that would have given some families in Los Altos and Los Altos Hills higher priority when applying to enter Bullis Charter School has now been permanently removed. Thursday, 1:30 PM | 9 comments

Landlord group vows to drop its rent control initiative if Measure D passes
A landlord group's ballot measure that would curtail Mountain View's existing rent control law could lose the support of its biggest backer, but only if voters pass a separate, city-sponsored measure to alter rent control this March. Thursday, 10:24 AM | 17 comments

County court puts out call for volunteer watchdogs
The Santa Clara County Superior Court is looking for volunteers to serve on the 2020-2021 civil grand jury panel, a group that takes a critical look at how local governments can better serve the public. Thursday, 8:39 AM

Oakland man facing life in prison for Mountain View rape, strangulation; trial set for May
A man is accused of raping and strangling a woman in her car in Mountain View in 2018 will finally go to trial in May, according to court documents.
Wednesday, 12:18 PM | 1 comments

Stanford student found dead at fraternity house was LAHS grad
The Stanford University sophomore who was found dead at a the Theta Delta Chi fraternity house last Friday was Eitan Michael Weiner, son of a university professor and Stanford associate vice president, the university announced Monday. Wednesday, 11:31 AM | 2 comments

State Senate candidate's mom puts $460K toward son's campaign
A candidate seeking to represent South San Francisco to Sunnyvale in the state Senate received a major boost when his mother created a $460,000 independent expenditure committee to aid his campaign. Wednesday, 9:25 AM | 1 comments

State Senate candidates weigh in on ideas to tackle climate crisis
Five of the seven candidates running for state Senate in District 13 vied to win over Peninsula voters by showing their passion and knowledge on a range of environmental topics at a panel held Jan. 15 at Menlo-Atherton High School. Wednesday, 12:25 PM

Coroner IDs man shot near Mountain View/Palo Alto border
A San Jose man who was shot in the stomach at a south Palo Alto parking lot early Tuesday morning has died, police said. A $20,000 reward is being offered for information related to the shooting. Thursday, 1:39 PM

'They gave us our child back.' How nonpublic schools serve the education system's neediest students

Newsom's big move on homelessness may be just in political time, new poll suggests

Music school faces civil suit over sexual abuse of teenage student

Chamber picks new CEO

Judge may order PG&E to hire more tree trimmers, removers

Serial bank robber who took $69K across Northern California sentenced

How Mountain View Game Kastle is beating the odds

$88.5M and counting: More delays, higher costs as flood protection projects near finish


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