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Google pitches $157M plan to restore Silicon Valley's iconic Hangar One
Google's subsidiary Planetary Ventures is proposing an extensive, $157 million operation to purge a variety of toxic compounds from the iconic Hangar One at Moffett Field. Saturday, 10:59 AM | 10 comments

Behind UC's 'admission by exception' side door: sports, money, diversity — and secrecy
While it's unclear if admissions by exception played a direct role in the college cheating scandal, it has surfaced as a potential weak spot as policymakers seek ways to bulletproof the university's admission system from scammers. Sunday, 9:18 AM

HOA dispute leaves new school in the dark
A dispute between PG&E and a Mountain View homeowners' association means the new Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary School will open next week without power, causing an array of challenges that could last for months. Friday, 10:07 AM

VTA board members support shake-up after scathing grand jury report
A new VTA subcommittee began discussions on potential tweaks to the governing board that would improve effectiveness at the beleaguered agency at a meeting last Friday. Friday, 8:27 AM | 9 comments

Committee picks apart city's rent control law
Seeing a chance to rework rent control in the 2020 election, the city's Rental Housing Committee took an opportunity to spitball some ideas for improving the law. Thursday, 5:14 PM | 6 comments

County brings nonprofit aboard for teacher housing project in Palo Alto
A proposed affordable-housing project in Palo Alto exclusively for teachers gained momentum on Tuesday when the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a developer to make the plan a reality. Wednesday, 5:26 PM | 2 comments

New community garden opens on Friday
Nearly 15 years after a local group of gardeners started petitioning the city for more community garden space, their goals will be met at the corner of Latham Street and Shoreline Boulevard. Thursday, 1:54 PM | 10 comments

Heat advisory, Spare the Air alert in effect Thursday
A heat advisory that the National Weather Service issued remains in effect until 8 p.m. Thursday as temperatures climb to the 90s and 100s in parts of the Bay Area. Thursday, 8:08 AM

Staffing shake-up at Bullis Charter School
Bullis Charter School's board of directors quietly agreed over the summer to transition its longest serving administrator -- founding superintendent Wanny Hersey -- to a new position overseeing "strategic initiatives." Wednesday, 11:25 AM | 25 comments

Stanford Blood Center sounds the call for donations
Stanford Blood Center is in urgent need of blood donations due to a critically low inventory of blood products resulting from a drop in donations over the summer and a higher than normal need. Wednesday, 9:36 AM | 2 comments

High temperatures in forecast prompts heat advisory for parts of the Bay Area
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Wednesday and Thursday for parts of the Bay Area. The announcement has led Santa Clara County to offer services to give the public relief from the hot conditions. Wednesday, 9:01 AM | 1 comments

Santa Clara County, SF sue Trump administration over 'public charge' restrictions on immigrants

Second straight Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

Thursday: Meeting for Mountain View residents to discuss city's drone use

Prices of goods rises faster than wages in Bay Area

Backyard barbecue blamed for Los Altos Hills house fire

 

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