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Theft of catalytic converter leads to four arrests for drugs, counterfeiting
Police arrested four men Sunday in connection to the theft of a catalytic converter in the North Whisman neighborhood, which led police to a counterfeit money-making operation at a nearby hotel. Monday, 4:04 PM | 1 comments

At long last, Mountain View Whisman's new Vargas Elementary School opens its doors
Excitement hung in the air Monday morning as hundreds of kids and parents streamed into the new Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary School, capping off a long-fought community effort to bring a public school campus to the neighborhood. Monday, 12:03 PM | 10 comments

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 | 20 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 | 11 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

Heat advisory, Spare the Air alert in effect Thursday

Staffing shake-up at Bullis Charter School

Stanford Blood Center sounds the call for donations


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