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Google's North Bayshore megaproject could take 30 years to build
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Spectacular light show at Shoreline Park. Submitted by G-man on Mar 1, 2015


Police detain man following home invasion near downtown Mountain View
A burglary suspect who reportedly entered an occupied home near downtown Mountain View has been detained Wednesday afternoon following an hourslong standoff in which the man was barricaded in the home, according to police. Wednesday, 1:12 PM

Nuro launches self-driving vehicle deliveries in Mountain View, the first ever in California
In a major milestone for autonomous vehicle technology, the Mountain View-based company Nuro launched a new commercial delivery service Wednesday that uses self-driving cars to ferry food and other goods right to peoples' doorstep. Wednesday, 10:59 AM

Holmes, Balwani hoped to 'build the true American empire' at Theranos, text messages show
Text messages between former Theranos executives Elizabeth Holmes and Sunny Balwani that were read out loud during Holmes' criminal fraud trial on Tuesday revealed a more complicated story. Wednesday, 9:59 AM

Chronic PG&E power outages spoil Thanksgiving for Mountain View residents
A lengthy two-day power outage dashed Thanksgiving plans for residents living along Yorkton Drive in Mountain View last week, prompting calls for a permanent fix to ongoing electricity problems that PG&E has yet to address. Tuesday, 1:31 PM | 2 comments

Stanford administrators uncertain if possible nooses found on campus were deliberate
Possible nooses were reported along the Lake Lagunita walking trail at Stanford University on Monday, university administrators announced in an email to the campus community. Tuesday, 12:15 PM

Holmes testifies that Balwani ordered her to 'become a new Elizabeth' or risk failure
On her fourth day on the witness stand on Monday, Elizabeth Holmes described a yearslong abusive relationship with her business partner and alleged co-conspirator, Sunny Balwani. Tuesday, 10:05 AM | 1 comments

Santa Clara County chips in funding to keep safe parking lots open through June 2022
Safe parking sites in Mountain View and Palo Alto, designed to help a growing number of homeless residents living in cars and RVs, will remain open through June 2022, thanks to new funding from Santa Clara County. Monday, 1:41 PM

Stanford pediatrician pleads no contest for sending sexual messages to girl
A Stanford doctor pleaded no contest to a charge for sending sexual messages to a 16-year-old, prosecutors said. Monday, 9:53 AM

Air forecast moderate all week
The air quality in the Bay Area is expected to be moderate through Thursday, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Sunday, 4:16 PM | 1 comments

Bay Area to receive $4.5B over five years in federal infrastructure package
The Bay Area will receive $4.5 billion over the next five years from the recently passed federal infrastructure funding package, a group of Bay Area members of Congress said Tuesday. Friday, 8:47 AM

St. Francis stopped short of Central Coast Section title
The end of the game, played at Westmont High, was delayed over a half hour after gunshots were reported in the parking lot. St. Francis ultimately lost 16-12 against Serra in the Central Coast Section Division I championship game. Saturday, 9:45 PM

Coronavirus central: First U.S. case of omicron variant reported in San Francisco
The first case of the omicron variant of COVID-19 has been reported in the U.S., and it is in San Francisco from someone who recently returned from South Africa, the CDC announced Wednesday. Wednesday, 5:59 PM

Another COVID holiday: Is California in a better place this year?
The answer is no in many parts of California: Eighteen counties, mostly rural ones, have more hospitalized COVID-19 patients today than a year ago. But urban counties are faring better. Thursday, 9:26 AM

Woman hospitalized after she was struck by a vehicle in Mountain View
A 52-year-old woman was taken to the hospital after she was struck by a vehicle late Tuesday afternoon, according to Mountain View police. Wednesday, 11:24 AM

Community Briefs: City's tree lighting event returns, MVHS tree lot opens and booster shot eligibility expands
This week in community briefs, Mountain View's community tree lighting is set to return, Mountain View High's Spartan Tree Lot opens Friday and COVID-19 booster shot eligibility expands to the broader population. Wednesday, 1:33 PM

Bay Area district attorneys form alliance against organized retail theft
In response to recent organized theft schemes seen across the Bay Area this week, seven Bay Area district attorneys created an alliance to ensure suspects face proper accountability. Wednesday, 10:11 AM

Google's North Bayshore megaproject could take 30 years to build
Mountain View's largest development proposal to construct 7,000 new homes alongside 3 million square feet of offices is expected to take decades to complete, with some of the earliest phases slated to be done by 2030 at the soonest. Tuesday, 1:25 PM | 14 comments

Mountain View's police advisory board recommends keeping school cops, but under tighter rules

Burlingame City Council member enters race to succeed Jackie Speier

Graham student bicyclist involved in collision with vehicle, the latest of three incidents

Guest opinion: Holiday Fund demonstrates the power of local giving

Understanding the debate behind California's new math framework

A 'mythical bridge' no more: Palo Alto's new bike overpass is now open

Burglars strike Palo Alto jewelry store, take $50K in gold, silver


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