Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Former Mountain View Whisman school board member Steve Nelson announced his candidacy for the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District board of trustees, vowing to fight for better representation on the school board and a clear plan to raise math achievement among Latino and other minority students.
Tuesday, 1:59 PM |
A woman reported that she was forcefully raped at Stanford University this past weekend, the Department of Public Safety said in a crime alert released early Tuesday morning.Tuesday, 9:49 AM | No comments yet
Monday, August 20, 2018
For the more than 650 kids attending Castro and Mistral elementary schools, the first day of school felt a whole lot like a grand opening.
Monday, 8:53 PM |
On Monday evening, the Peninsula Young Democrats will host a debate in Palo Alto on Proposition 10, which asks voters to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Act that restricts rent control laws.Monday, 10:30 AM | 18 comments
Sunday, August 19, 2018
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued an air quality advisory for the region through Tuesday, as winds are expected to continue blowing smoke from wildfires into the Bay Area.Sunday, 7:32 PM | No comments yet
A growing number of apartment owners are looking to redevelop their properties into for-sale housing. But the project face rising opposition from a network of tenants.Sunday, 1:46 PM | 34 comments
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Continued smoke from Northern California wildfires, along with pollution from cars, has prompted the Bay Area Air Quality Management District to issue a Spare the Air Alert for Sunday.Saturday, 12:53 PM | No comments yet
Friday, August 17, 2018
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for the entire region for Saturday, on top of an air quality advisory already in effect through Sunday for smoke.Friday, 2:04 PM | No comments yet
The owner of the Castro Street pub Bierhaus filed a lawsuit this week against his landlords, alleging they are violating his lease by planning to oust his business next month.Friday, 1:52 PM | 14 comments
A former music teacher at The Harker School in San Jose was arrested for allegedly having inappropriate sexual communication with a 16-year-old girl, San Jose police reported Thursday.Friday, 12:08 PM | 5 comments
A pair of city-sponsored tax initiatives that will head to voters in November now have their official ballot designations: measures P and Q.Friday, 11:56 AM | 6 comments
Hundreds of residents, parents and students packed the Mountain View High School theater Monday night to start a long and contentious debate over whether to add stadium lights to to the district's athletic fields.Friday, 10:28 AM | 35 comments
Thursday, August 16, 2018
In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of the President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented coordinated expression of concern by newspapers across the country.Thursday, 1:11 PM | 57 comments
Voters in the Mountain View Whisman School District will get to choose between four candidates for two seats on the school board this November.Thursday, 11:30 AM | 26 comments
A Palo Alto man was arrested in Mountain View over the weekend for allegedly threatening to harm a man who had just left the hospital, making it the second time in less than a month that he was arrested for making threats.Thursday, 11:29 AM | No comments yet
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
A 52-year-old man was arrested and three others cited after they were found inside a blue school bus with more than 50 hypodermic needles, meth pipes and several grams of methamphetamine, police said in a statement Wednesday.Wednesday, 3:24 PM | 29 comments
JustMATH, an offshoot of the local organization JustREAD, was recently founded to help underperforming students in the Mountain View area.Wednesday, 1:59 PM | 7 comments
Some Santa Clara County residents have received letters that claim the recipient is hiding something from their families, and must pay the sender in the form of bitcoin to avoid having their secret revealed.Wednesday, 9:35 AM | 3 comments
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
In a bid to increase transparency and communication about traffic safety, the Mountain View Police Department announced plans last week to regularly release data on all collisions occurring throughout the city.
Tuesday, 4:00 PM |
Potential homebuyers trying to break into the Bay Area real estate market without a high-paying tech job or financial help from family may find the American Dream of home ownership slipping right out the window.
Tuesday, 1:56 PM |
On Wednesday, the Computer History Museum will commemorate the former site of the Shockley Semiconductor Laboratory in Mountain View at a public event "Celebrating the Birthplace of Silicon Valley."Tuesday, 10:43 AM | 11 comments
Monday, August 13, 2018
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has appointed a 20-year veteran of the county fire department as its new chief.Monday, 10:33 AM | No comments yet
Sunday, August 12, 2018
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein visited Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge Friday morning to kick off a $177 million project to protect the Bay Area from the effects of sea-level rise.
Sunday, 10:21 PM |
Saturday, August 11, 2018
The Perseid meteor shower should be dazzling Bay Area skies Sunday night and Monday morning if weather and wildfires don't get in the way.
Saturday, 11:24 AM |
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Friday, August 10, 2018
In something of a butterfly effect, a round of steep rent increases affecting a Los Angeles neighborhood ended up spurring protests on Friday evening on Mountain View's El Camino Real.
Friday, 7:27 PM |
For hundreds of homeless residents in Mountain View and Sunnyvale, essential health care services arrive in the form of an RV-sized health clinic on wheels.Friday, 1:53 PM | No comments yet
Foothill-De Anza Community College District board members are looking into teacher housing, joining a growing number of agencies seeking creative ways to attract and keep teachers in a costly real estate market.Friday, 11:59 AM | 7 comments
With filing deadlines less than a week away for candidates in Mountain View's local school board elections, several residents have come forward seeking public office this November.Friday, 11:38 AM | 3 comments
Thursday, August 9, 2018
Local churches are beginning to take in homeless people under a long-awaited "safe parking" plan, but the initiative still has to overcome significant resistance.Thursday, 12:33 PM | 20 comments
An appellate court affirmed on Wednesday the conviction of former Stanford University student Brock Turner, who was controversially sentenced to six months in jail after being found guilty of sexually penetrating an unconscious and intoxicated woman after an on-campus fraternity party in 2015.Thursday, 11:24 AM | 3 comments
Cal Fire officials have issued a ban on all outdoor burning due to extreme fire conditions from Contra Costa County to Santa Clara County and western San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties.Thursday, 10:09 AM | No comments yet
Wednesday, August 8, 2018