Facebook donates $25 million for local teacher housing project
A plan to build housing in Palo Alto for regional teachers and school staff has received a major boost: a $25 million donation from social media giant Facebook. Thursday, 10:34 AM

Mountain View Whisman seeks bond measure in 2020
Mountain View Whisman school board members agreed last week to pursue a bond measure in 2020, citing polling data that shows district voters would be willing to back a measure that supports teachers and builds more classrooms space. Thursday, 9:40 AM | 1 comments

Menlo Park woman sentenced to three weeks in prison for role in college admissions scam
A 50-year-old entrepreneur from Menlo Park who fraudulently claimed her son was black or Latino on college applications was ordered to pay a $9,500 fine and spend three weeks in prison, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Wednesday, 6:03 PM | 2 comments

A 'chronic public health issue': Stanford officials troubled by sexual assault data
Nearly 40% of undergraduate women who have attended Stanford University for four years have experienced some form of nonconsensual sexual contact, according to results from a campus climate survey. Wednesday, 12:09 PM | 8 comments

Santa Clara County employees back on the picket line
Santa Clara County officials made a new offer to union negotiators with Service Employees International Union Local 521 Tuesday after a months-long stalemate and seven days of strikes. Wednesday, 10:13 AM | 1 comments

Huge cedar outside City Hall will be cut down
Santa Claus will surely be there, along with carolers and free hot chocolate for all, but something will be missing from this year's Community Tree Lighting Celebration. Its star attraction, the tree, will not be there.
Wednesday, 8:49 AM | 16 comments

Mountain View police officers named in lawsuit over traumatic forced exam of 5-year-old's genitals
A Mountain View family filed a federal lawsuit against the city claiming that Mountain View Police Department officers unlawfully forced their 5-year-old daughter to undergo a traumatic sexual assault exam. Tuesday, 12:21 PM | 8 comments

Palo Alto woman says Harvey Weinstein tried to rape her when she was his assistant
A native of Britain and Palo Alto mother of four, Rowena Chiu had her own #MeToo story about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein for 21 years. She kept it a secret -- until now. Tuesday, 10:41 AM | 2 comments

Earthquake felt in many Bay Area cities on Monday night
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 roughly centered in Contra Costa County was felt in the Mountain View area on Monday night. Tuesday, 11:03 AM | 2 comments

Body found in car may be missing CEO last seen Oct. 7

Gov. Newsom: PG&E should repay customers affected by public safety power shutoff

Work starts on closing 'a critical gap' of Bay Trail

Judge dismisses Stanford lawsuit over affordable-housing law

Probation, community service and a fine for Menlo Park parent in college admissions scam


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