Another setback for Mountain View's ambitious automated transit plans
For more than a decade, Mountain View residents have been hearing about the city's grand, technology-driven transit plans... Last comment on Feb 25, 2020 at 1:03 pm | 21 comments
Mobile home park owner raises $94K to fight Measure D
In a strange twist less than two weeks from election day, a prominent Mountain View mobile home park owner is now pouring... Last comment 22 hours ago | 31 comments
"Fall color on Gretel Lane"
Several decades ago, someone decided to plant all of these trees on one street. On this day, with the afternoon sun's help, they gave us one beautiful fall color, not only in the trees, but through the snow-like leaves dusting over lawns and sidewalks, and into the street. Submitted by Jay Gonzales on Dec 5, 2011
Police report: Suspect in Mountain View home invasion blames meth for his delusional behavior
A man arrested last week for allegedly dragging a woman from her Mountain View home told police that he had a severe reaction to meth and thought he was being pursued by someone who was trying to kill him.
Wednesday, 1:33 PM | 3 comments
NTSB: Tesla's Autopilot steered Model X into highway median, causing fatal Mountain View crash
A 38-year-old father died from a high-speed crash because his Tesla Model X's Autopilot driving system steered the car into a median on Highway 101 in 2018, federal officials concluded Tuesday, following a two-year inquiry. Wednesday, 9:57 AM | 4 comments
Guest opinion: Measure D undermines rent control
In a guest opinion in the Feb. 21 edition, former Mountain View Mayor Pat Showalter writes about why she is voting against Measure D, the City Council's rent control initiative on the March 3 ballot. Tuesday, 3:49 PM | 6 comments
Rent increase sends FabMo, the nonprofit treasure trove of rescued fabrics, to Sunnyvale
FabMo, a nonprofit that rescues discarded designer showroom samples and offers them to the public, has announced it will be moving from Mountain View to Sunnyvale after getting a significant rent increase. Tuesday, 1:55 PM
Santa Clara County workers threaten to strike over failed contract negotiations
Hundreds of county workers packed the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors chambers Monday afternoon to address county officials for neglecting to meet their demands for a new, competitive contract.
Tuesday, 10:34 AM | 1 comments
Letters to the editor: Measure D, bond measure taxes, proposed new pool
Letters to the editor from the Feb. 21 edition on the rent control Measure D, the presidential election, bond measure taxes and a proposed new pool at Rengstorff Park. Tuesday, 9:53 AM | 3 comments
County social workers say children are suffering from lack of support
The children of Santa Clara County are suffering because the social service workers of the county are suffering, workers said at a news conference Thursday.
Monday, 3:46 PM | 2 comments
Theuerkauf Elementary is no longer a majority low-income school. What does that mean for the Mountain View Whisman School District?
In under a year, Mountain View's Theuerkauf Elementary School undergone a dramatic demographic shift and no longer has a majority of its students coming from low-income families. Monday, 2:02 PM | 17 comments
If county takes over Mountain View's safe parking lot for homeless vehicle-dwellers, it could stay open 24/7
Mountain View's fledgling safe parking program is poised to enlist some much-needed outside help to relocate some of the hundreds of homeless people currently living out of their vehicles along city streets. Monday, 12:38 PM | 16 comments
'Are they ready for fully innovative Indian food?' Ettan arrives in Palo Alto with chaat, caviar and a secret menu
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 3,705 views
Short story writers wanted!
The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.