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Mountain View Fire Department reports more than 30 downed trees from Tuesday's storm
Rain and heavy winds in Mountain View knocked down more than 30 trees throughout the city on March 14, causing no injuries... Last comment on Mar 16, 2023 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment

Mountain View City Council approves 108-unit affordable housing project on Terra Bella Avenue
Alta Housing’s latest project, which proposes to build 108 fully affordable housing units on Terra Bella Avenue, was enthusiastically... Last comment on Mar 22, 2023 at 5:07 pm | 9 comments

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"Nice Golf at Shoreline"
I was playing twilight on Feb 10, 2012 and shot this on the fly with my iPhone 4s with the Pro HDR app. Gorgeous light!!! Submitted by Craig Sherod on Mar 12, 2012


15 women who have broken barriers in Silicon Valley
Individuals who have broken barriers, shattered stereotypes and inspired change in Silicon Valley. Sunday, 8:43 AM

Mobile home parks offer refuge from the state's housing squeeze. But who's overseeing them?
The California Department of Housing and Community Development has limited powers to intervene when conditions at mobile home parks get bad. It can stop owners collecting rent until they fix problems, but it can't help residents. Saturday, 8:48 AM

Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel and a philanthropist who donated billions, dies at 94
Gordon Moore, a pioneering Silicon Valley scientist and leading philanthropist, died on Friday, March 24, at his home in Hawaii, Intel Corporation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation jointly announced. He was 94. Friday, 11:46 PM

Planning commission supports four-story office development on North Bernardo
While the four-story office development proposal on N. Bernardo Avenue came with some drawbacks, including the removal of 61 heritage trees, commissioners were encouraged by its community benefits and publicly accessible open space. Friday, 12:55 PM | 5 comments

Remote work rises and Caltrain ridership plummets: How Sililcon Valley has changed three years since COVID
Joint Venture Silicon Valley's annual report illustrates how the increasing cost of living is impacting local residents -- and driving them away. Friday, 9:45 AM | 3 comments

State to audit Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
Santa Clara County's largest public transit agency will be audited by the state as one lawmaker looks to change up how it's run.
Friday, 1:35 PM | 1 comments

Power restored after Wednesday outage hits thousands in Mountain View
Nearly 5,000 PG&E customers in Mountain View lost power Wednesday afternoon, the utility company reported. It was restored later that night. Thursday, 9:09 AM | 3 comments

Community briefs: Teen career fair, student walk-a-thon and a downtown Mountain View scavenger hunt
This week in community briefs, the Youth Advisory Committee hosts a Teen Career Day, the German International School of Silicon Valley seeks walk-a-thon donations and the Downtown Business Association offers scavenger hunt savings. Thursday, 12:09 PM

Man dies following car collision on Charleston Road
Police are looking for witnesses in a Monday morning collision in Palo Alto near the Mountain View border where a driver struck a pedestrian who died the next day. Friday, 3:52 PM

'An eye in the sky': A new NASA project is developing drone technology to fight wildfires
As wildfire season on the West Coast stretches longer each year, with fires scorching through record levels of acreage and burning down entire communities, scientists at NASA Ames want to utilize drones to help modernize firefighting. Wednesday, 12:25 PM

Gusty storm claims a life: Tree falls on van in Portola Valley, killing the driver
The latest storm claimed a victim Tuesday, after a tree fell on a van, killing its driver. Wednesday, 12:03 PM

New rules to phase out gas appliances stoke excitement, anxiety on the Peninsula
With the Bay Area adopting sweeping new rules to phase out gas-fueled appliances, city and county officials in Menlo Park, Palo Alto and the region are debating the risks and benefits of going fully electric. Wednesday, 1:37 PM | 9 comments

Here we go again: High winds take out power for thousands in Mountain View
Less than 48 hours after the final outages from last week's storm were resolved in Mountain View, more rain and windy conditions in the early afternoon on March 21 caused the power to go out for more than 1,000 customers in the city. Tuesday, 5:11 PM

Monta Loma residents say PG&E's outage communication was insufficient and inaccurate
Thousands of Mountain View PG&E customers lost power due to the storm conditions last week, with most getting their power restored by Thursday morning. But for an unlucky 50 homes in Monta Loma, the power was out for five full days. Tuesday, 1:46 PM | 1 comments

Santa Clara County sheriff reports over a dozen fentanyl overdoses in one week at correctional facility
Sheriff Robert Jonsen is drawing attention to a rash of fentanyl overdoses and exposures at Milpitas' Elmwood Correctional Facility. Monday, 4:49 PM

Kia, Hyundai under scrutiny from attorneys general over lack of vehicle anti-theft devices
Attorney General Rob Bonta and nearly two dozen other attorneys general sent a letter to Kia and Hyundai executives over concerns that the companies failed to add anti-theft technology in their cars. Tuesday, 9:36 AM

Strong winds forecast for most of Bay Area
A wind advisory from the National Weather Service in effect through Tuesday night calls for southeast winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 50 mph in areas that include the shores of the bay, down the Peninsula and Santa Clara Valley. Tuesday, 1:40 PM

Homelessness, rehabilitation and health care: What to know about Newsom's legacy tour
Gov. Gavin Newsom starts defining his legacy on a statewide tour that focuses on priorities interrupted by crisis and the pandemic. Wednesday, 1:55 PM

After widespread power and internet outages from Tuesday's storm, most Mountain View issues are finally fixed
Following power outages that left some Mountain View customers in the dark for days, PG&E has now restored power to nearly everyone in the city, and Xfinity internet customers are back online, utility companies said.
Monday, 1:49 PM

Mountain View residents evacuate homes after vehicle crash on Latham Street causes gas leak
Residents of a multifamily building had to evacuate shortly before midnight Friday after a vehicle crashed into a gas line on Latham Street in Mountain View and caused a natural gas leak.
Tuesday, 11:42 AM

Malcolm Harris details the legacy of Stanford, Hoover, eugenics in interview
Malcolm Harris, author of "Palo Alto: A History of California Capitalism, and the World," joined our journalists to talk about the legacy of Leland Stanford and Herbert Hoover and his experiences in the city. Monday, 10:17 AM | 2 comments

Letter to the editor: The extreme weather is a product of climate change, and more action is needed

Guest opinion: Writer, beware of chatbots' impact on our kids

Judge hears Elizabeth Holmes' request to remain free while appeal resolved

Mountain View police seek additional victims of art teacher after a teenage student accuses him of sexual battery

When regulators took over Silicon Valley Bank, startups scrambled to make payroll

Community briefs: Blood drive, free tax help and grants for neighborhood groups

Two more atmospheric rivers could hit West Coast in next week, per preliminary forecasts

Mountain View's latest housing element draft gains approval of Environmental Planning Commission

Becker revives effort to address police radio encryption

Power returns to most of Mountain View, but pockets without electricity persist

Mountain View City Council approves 108-unit affordable housing project on Terra Bella Avenue


Project Cornerstone brings community together to help children become thriving adults


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