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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 2 hours ago | 17 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 17 minutes ago | 22 comments

 
 
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"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

 
 
 
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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 | 3 comments

Missing Palo Alto couple found alive, ending weeklong search in which hopes had dimmed
Search and rescue volunteers navigating their way through dense vegetation on Saturday found Palo Alto residents Carol Kiparsky and Ian Irwin in Marin County, where they had gone missing eight days earlier. Monday, 9:17 AM

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 for getting thousands of employees in and out of North Bayshore during commute hours. Sunday, 9:04 AM | 17 comments

Santa Clara County man recovers from coronavirus
The Santa Clara County Public Health Department announced Thursday that a man who became the county's first confirmed case of novel coronavirus has recovered and been released from isolation. Saturday, 9:05 AM | 1 comments

Editorial: Yes on community college measures G, H
The high cost of living, income inequality and the high cost of a university education have created huge obstacles for young people. A vibrant community college system is essential, and voters should ensure it continues to thrive. Friday, 2:25 PM | 5 comments

Mountain View High School principal resigns to head CCS youth sports
Throughout his career in public education, Mountain View High School Principal Dave Grissom said he never lost sight of his true passion: youth sports. Friday, 10:07 AM | 1 comments

Outside spending in state Senate race ramps up in final days before Super Tuesday
With only 12 days until California's March 3 primary, candidates for District 13 in the state Senate are ramping up their campaign fundraising and spending efforts to convince voters to select them. Friday, 10:04 AM

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 money into a campaign to defeat a ballot measure that would exempt mobile homes from rent control.
Thursday, 5:28 PM | 22 comments

Update: Man arrested in Monday kidnapping attempt reportedly held another family hostage
A man arrested this week for attempted kidnapping of a Mountain View woman allegedly held another woman and her daughter hostage that same evening, according to new details released by the Mountain View Police Department. Thursday, 1:06 PM | 2 comments

Wildlife officials find, euthanize mountain lion that attacked child at Rancho San Antonio
UPDATE: Days after a mountain lion grabbed a 6-year-old girl at Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve, the attacking animal has been found and euthanized, wildlife officials said. Thursday, 4:43 PM | 29 comments

'We have no evidence that the virus is circulating': No new coronavirus cases found in Santa Clara County
No new novel coronavirus cases have been reported in Santa Clara County and few new details about the virus are known publicly, county public health officials told a Board of Supervisors committee at a hearing Wednesday.
Thursday, 10:05 AM | 8 comments

City hosts 'Cool Block' training in local battle against climate change
The city of Mountain View is inviting residents interested in hyperlocal efforts to battle climate change and prepare for disasters to attend the "Cool Block" training session on Sunday, Feb. 23. Thursday, 9:33 AM

Oh, for Pete's sake! Supporters say vandals are sabotaging Pete Buttigieg campaign signs in Mountain View
With just weeks to go before the March primary in California, local supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg say their campaign signs are under siege.
Wednesday, 11:54 AM | 35 comments

Caltrain suspending weekend service into SF through March to do electrification work
Caltrain will temporarily suspend service into the heart of San Francisco on weekends through the end of March to accommodate construction work required to electrify the rail corridor by 2022.
Wednesday, 10:37 AM | 2 comments

A daughter's disability. A mother's ingenuity. And the playground that's launching a revolution.

Dragged by the neck, woman escapes from man accused of trying to kidnap her

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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.

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