Sunday, October 20, 2019
The National Weather Service is warning of another weather pattern that will lead to an increased risk of wildfires in the Bay Area this week.Sunday, 3:21 PM | No comments yet
Traffic may be a regional problem, but just about every city in the Peninsula has its own local gripes -- and proposed fixes -- for easing congestion on neighborhood streets and prominent commute arteries.Sunday, 9:09 AM | No comments yet
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Silicon Valley tech executive Mark Hurd, who served as CEO for Oracle and Hewlett-Packard, died Friday at the age of 62, according to a statement from co-founder Larry Ellison posted on Hurd's website.Saturday, 1:06 PM | No comments yet
Bullis Charter School will not give priority enrollment to students residing in wealthier areas, marking the latest development in a heated debate over the charter school's enrollment practices and recruiting efforts.Saturday, 7:31 AM | 8 comments
Friday, October 18, 2019
The SOFIA air observatory is making a rare visit to Moffett Field to mark the 80th anniversary of the NASA Ames Research Center. The research jet is open for public tours on Saturday, Oct. 19.Friday, 4:46 PM | 1 comment
It's more than a year out, but Mountain View's 2020 election for City Council is already beginning to take shape.
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As a City Council subcommittee prepares a package of changes to the city's rent control law to go before voters, its members are still avoiding the big question: How much will rents be allowed to go up?Friday, 9:55 AM | 7 comments
Santa Clara County workers striking for the ninth day Thursday were joined on the picket lines by Assemblyman Ash Kalra, D-San Jose.Friday, 9:53 AM | No comments yet
Thursday, October 17, 2019
The Mountain View-based Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) announced the hiring of several new executives, part of restructuring after former CEO Emmett Carson and other top staff departed amid toxic workplace complaints.Thursday, 1:31 PM | No comments yet
Mountain View community activist Job Lopez has reportedly completed his punishment for defacing campaign signs during the run-up to the 2018 City Council election.Thursday, 1:29 PM | 22 comments
A plan to build housing in Palo Alto for regional teachers and school staff has received a major boost: a $25 million donation from social media giant Facebook.Thursday, 10:34 AM | 3 comments
Mountain View Whisman school board members agreed last week to pursue a bond measure in 2020, citing polling data that shows district voters would be willing to back a measure that supports teachers and builds more classrooms space.Thursday, 9:40 AM | 11 comments
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
A 50-year-old entrepreneur from Menlo Park who fraudulently claimed her son was black or Latino on college applications was ordered to pay a $9,500 fine and spend three weeks in prison, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.Wednesday, 6:03 PM | 2 comments
Nearly 40% of undergraduate women who have attended Stanford University for four years have experienced some form of nonconsensual sexual contact, according to results from a campus climate survey.Wednesday, 12:09 PM | 9 comments
Santa Clara County officials made a new offer to union negotiators with Service Employees International Union Local 521 Tuesday after a months-long stalemate and seven days of strikes.Wednesday, 10:13 AM | 1 comment
Santa Claus will surely be there, along with carolers and free hot chocolate for all, but something will be missing from this year's Community Tree Lighting Celebration. Its star attraction, the tree, will not be there.
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Tuesday, October 15, 2019
A Mountain View family filed a federal lawsuit against the city claiming that Mountain View Police Department officers unlawfully forced their 5-year-old daughter to undergo a traumatic sexual assault exam.Tuesday, 12:21 PM | 16 comments
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 roughly centered in Contra Costa County was felt in the Mountain View area on Monday night.Tuesday, 11:03 AM | 2 comments
A native of Britain and Palo Alto mother of four, Rowena Chiu had her own #MeToo story about Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein for 21 years. She kept it a secret -- until now.Tuesday, 10:41 AM | 2 comments
A Utah woman reported missing since Oct. 7, when she was last seen in Palo Alto, and found dead in San Jose late last week has been identified as 33-year-old Erin Valenti, the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's Office said.Tuesday, 10:38 AM | No comments yet
Monday, October 14, 2019
After last week's Public Safety Power Shutoff by PG&E that left more than 700,000 customers without power, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday called on the utility to give a credit or rebate to affected residents and businesses.
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Construction has begun on a new segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail in the Ravenswood Preserve near East Palo Alto.Monday, 2:36 PM | 4 comments
Sunday, October 13, 2019
Stanford University's claims against a Santa Clara County inclusionary-housing ordinance that applies to new housing developments on university land were largely dismissed by a federal district court judge on Thursday.Sunday, 10:04 PM | 2 comments
Google officials are launching a $10 million grant program for Bay Area charities looking to grow.Sunday, 9:03 AM | 2 comments
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Peter Jan Sartorio of Menlo Park, the first local parent to be sentenced in the nationwide college admissions scam, received the lightest sentence handed down so far from a federal judge on Friday.Saturday, 3:29 PM | 10 comments
The recent action -- and inaction -- by the Mountain View City Council regarding vehicle dwellers is disheartening and somewhat baffling.Saturday, 8:32 AM | 17 comments
Friday, October 11, 2019
El Camino Hospital physicians are taking a new approach to stubborn brain tumors that keep coming back, debuting a surgical treatment last month that plants a radioactive device directly into the patient's brain.Friday, 1:47 PM | No comments yet
Mountain View Whisman School District students learning English saw their language proficiency languish or even regress last year, according to a recent report.Friday, 1:43 PM | 30 comments
A Mountain View landlord has pleaded not guilty to charges that she and her accomplices staged a home invasion against her tenants in an attempt to coerce them into leaving.Friday, 9:52 AM | 6 comments
Thursday, October 10, 2019
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued an air quality advisory through Friday as smoke from wildfires in the Sierras moves into the region.
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Santa Clara County workers who have been striking since last week are postponing the work stoppage until further notice because of PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff affecting the area.Thursday, 10:48 AM | No comments yet
A new streetscape plan lays out $81 million in future improvements for El Camino Real with much of that funding expected to come from future developers.Thursday, 8:37 AM | 17 comments
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Santa Clara County workers who have been striking since last week are postponing the work stoppage until further notice because of PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff affecting the area.
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A Bay Area mental health call line is now available to all Californians thanks to millions of dollars in state funding that was announced by a pair of San Franciscolegislators Monday.
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With PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff underway Wednesday morning, for the second straight day the utility's website is not accessible for customers to find out the latest information about the shutoff.
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Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Frustrated by its inability to negotiate a deal with Santa Clara County for a significant campus expansion, Stanford University requested Tuesday that the county pause its review of the growth plan and return to the negotiating table.Tuesday, 7:06 PM | 1 comment
After a week of strikes, workers walking off the job with Service Employees International Union Local 521 on Wednesday targeted the County Government Center in San Jose.
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The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is giving up on plans to move Freestyle Academy, a cutting-edge art and digital media school, to a new location on city-owned land.Tuesday, 1:50 PM | 1 comment
PG&E plans to pre-emptively shutdown power due to dangerous weather conditions starting Wednesday, and Los Altos and Los Altos Hills could be affected by outages.Tuesday, 10:13 AM | 14 comments
Stanford University has agreed to a "groundbreaking" settlement with a group of students who sought through a class action lawsuit to reform allegedly discriminatory policies affecting students in mental health crisis.Tuesday, 9:29 AM | No comments yet
Monday, October 7, 2019
Strong, dry winds across large areas of Northern and Central California may prompt PG&E to turn off power across 30 counties, including Santa Clara County, on Wednesday and Thursday.Monday, 2:18 PM | No comments yet
A Spare the Air alert is in effect Monday due to a high-pressure system that will cause light winds and higher temperatures, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District said.Monday, 2:17 PM | No comments yet
The Santa Clara woman who allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian at Rancho San Antonio last week is accused of intentionally driving onto park trails and swerving into pedestrians, according to court documents.Monday, 10:44 AM | 3 comments
DoorDash is opening a shared delivery kitchen in Redwood City. What does that say about the future of the restaurant industry?
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 3,247 views