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More apartments on the chopping block
A cluster of aging apartments right across the street from Waymo's headquarters has become the latest cheap housing headed... Last comment 14 hours ago | 29 comments

City Council rejects plans to replace Milk Pail with eight-story office building
The Mountain View City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to sink a proposal for an eight-story office building in the San Antonio... Last comment 1 hour ago | 43 comments

Higher rent cap shot down by council
The Mountain View City Council hammered out a list of proposed updates intended to add flexibility to the city's rent control... Last comment 19 hours ago | 23 comments

 
 
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Crime brief: home looted in Sylvan Park burglary
Police are investigating a home break-in earlier this month in the Sylvan Park neighborhood, where a thief reportedly smashed their way into the home and stole money and other personal belongings. Sunday, 7:38 AM

County sets hearings on Stanford general-use permit
Launching into the final phase of the review process for Stanford University's application for a permit to add development on campus, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will hold four public meetings over the next six weeks. Sunday, 8:32 AM

Letters to the editor: Teacher lawsuit, climate change, Caltrain
A collection of recent letters to the editor about a lawsuit filed against Mountain View Whisman School District, climate change and Caltrain. Saturday, 7:18 AM | 2 comments

City proposes all-hours ban on RV parking
The Mountain View City Council will consider a sweeping ban on oversized vehicles parking along most streets across the city at its meeting Tuesday, Sept. 24. Friday, 4:57 PM | 18 comments

Local students walk out as part of worldwide Climate Strike
About 50 Los Altos High School students walked out of class and marched to Mountain View City Hall shortly before 10:30 a.m. today as part of worldwide Climate Strike demonstrations calling for more urgent action on climate change. Friday, 1:59 PM | 34 comments

Council waives more rules to stoke North Bayshore housing
A 635-unit housing project on Pear Avenue is the first in a wave of new residential projects envisioned for North Bayshore, but the development has already faced a series of challenges meeting the city's requirements. Friday, 12:02 PM | 2 comments

More apartments on the chopping block
A cluster of aging apartments right across the street from Waymo's headquarters has become the latest cheap housing headed for demolition. Thursday, 5:12 PM | 29 comments

Higher rent cap shot down by council
The Mountain View City Council hammered out a list of proposed updates intended to add flexibility to the city's rent control program, but the talks fell apart when it came to allowing higher rent increases. Wednesday, 5:36 PM | 23 comments

Federal rule change could leave thousands of county residents without food
Three million Americans could lose access to federal food assistance programs under new rules proposed by the Trump administration, including thousands of residents in Santa Clara County. Thursday, 1:48 PM | 3 comments

County, Second Harvest team up to help the hungry
This year, Santa Clara County and the food bank Second Harvest of Silicon Valley are collaborating to highlight hunger and food insecurity in the region. Thursday, 10:51 AM

Residents voice opposition to Trump's policies in first Bay Area visit since election
President Trump's fundraising luncheon Tuesday, Sept. 17, ended up being in Los Trancos Woods near Portola Valley, but protesters found out about the location early enough that morning to switch their demonstration to Rossotti Field. Tuesday, 4:19 PM | 11 comments

City Council rejects plans to replace Milk Pail with eight-story office building
The Mountain View City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday to sink a proposal for an eight-story office building in the San Antonio shopping center, calling it too tall, too dense and the wrong fit for a city striving to build more housing. Wednesday, 11:19 AM | 43 comments

Local schools to get millions from new North Bayshore housing
The city of Mountain View negotiated a landmark deal with two school districts to guarantee that tax revenue from future housing in North Bayshore will go to local schools rather than the city's coffers. Monday, 4:24 PM

Catalytic converter thefts on the rise in Mountain View
Several catalytic converters have been reported stolen in Mountain View this month, with thieves dismantling or sawing off the car parts for the precious metals contained inside. Tuesday, 12:51 PM | 2 comments

Editorial: In the driver's seat
With more cars clogging already jammed roadways and more companies testing self-driving technology, it's essential that Caltrans swiftly adopt the changes necessary to identify and fix safety deficiencies in a timely manner. Wednesday, 12:38 PM

Mountain View woman identified in double fatal crash
The Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office has identified two people who died in a fiery head-on collision in Mountain View on Friday, Sept. 13. Monday, 11:40 AM | 35 comments

ACLU threatens lawsuit if Mountain View bans overnight RV parking
Civil rights attorneys are stepping up their warnings that a proposed Mountain View ban on oversized vehicles like RVs will face a lawsuit if the City Council moves forward with it.
Saturday, 11:15 AM | 30 comments

Commission: Too many rules could sink plans for safe parking lots for Mountain View's car-dwelling homeless
Setting the stage for a dicey dilemma, the city's Environmental Planning Commission hashed out plans to regulate a series of new safe parking sites expected to come online soon. Sunday, 8:56 AM | 6 comments

Preschool expands in Mountain View
The Wonder Years Preschool is unveiling the expansion of its Mountain View campus at 92-86 West El Camino on Saturday, Sept. 14, with an open house from 1 to 5 p.m.
Saturday, 8:54 AM

Wine, wind chimes and song at Mountain View Art and Wine Festival
Across the street from Mountain View City Hall, with Castro Street bustling with live music and dancing, vendor Ken Lee pieced together a wooden wind chime for a customer during the annual Art and Wine Festival. Thursday, 5:07 PM

Mountain View council fine-tunes plan for housing on downtown parking lot
An untapped parking lot right in the heart of downtown may be the best opportunity Mountain View has ever had to build a large-scale affording housing complex. But the housing project still faces a considerable set of hurdles. Thursday, 1:28 PM | 22 comments

El Camino hospital officials reach deal with nurses union, averting strike
El Camino Hospital announced Wednesday that it has reached a contract agreement with its nurses' union, ending months of contentious debate and preventing a disruptive strike by more than 1,200 employees.
Thursday, 11:20 AM

Mountain View condo balcony collapses, injuring one
A second-story condo balcony with several people on it collapsed Wednesday evening, leaving one person with minor injuries, according to a statement by the Mountain View Fire Department. Thursday, 9:50 AM | 4 comments

 

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