Mountain View Online If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2022 Mountain View Online <![CDATA[MVLA board candidate Carrol Titus-Zambre makes false endorsement claims]]> Carrol Titus-Zambre, a candidate for the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board, falsely claimed that its superintendent endorsed her in the Nov. 8 election and then backtracked, saying it was a misunderstanding.]]> <![CDATA[Man charged with hate crimes, robberies against South Asian women]]> An East Palo man who allegedly ripped the necklaces from the necks of 14 South Asian women has been charged with robbery and hate crimes, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office said Monday.]]> <![CDATA[California drought likely to stretch into fourth year]]> As California's 2022 water year ended last week, the parched state is bracing for another dry year -- its fourth in a row. Weather watchers expect a hot and dry fall and warn that this winter could bring below-average precipitation.]]> <![CDATA[Man arrested in Mountain View for alleged assault with a stick]]> A man was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after he allegedly hit a man in the face with a stick early Thursday morning at the Evelyn Avenue Safe Parking Lot in Mountain View.]]> <![CDATA[Traffic alert: Los Altos Hills brush fire on southbound I-280]]> A brush fire has prompted the closure of lanes of southbound Interstate Highway 280 in the area of Los Altos Hills on Friday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View City Council incumbents lead in campaign donations, bringing in thousands from local unions]]> Incumbent Councilmember Ellen Kamei is currently leading the pack of five candidates for total funds raised in the Mountain View City Council race, with Mayor Lucas Ramirez close behind.]]> <![CDATA[At Google's campus, state and local leaders urge greater efforts to conserve water]]> A group of state and local water system officials gathered at Google's Mountain View campus Thursday to tout the benefits of conservation as California faces the likely prospect of a fourth consecutive year of drought. ]]> <![CDATA[Community briefs: Digital equity at Mountain View schools, local TEDxYouth event and robotics for girls]]> This week in community briefs, the Mountain View Whisman School District is recognized for a commitment to technological equity, Santa Clara County creatives organized a TEDxYouth event and a free robotics class comes to Mountain View.]]> <![CDATA[Environmental watchdog group sues Valley Water over alleged fish-killing practices]]> Bay Area environmental watchdog San Francisco Baykeeper filed suit on Tuesday against the Santa Clara Valley Water District for allegedly violating the California Constitution and the Fish and Game Code through management practices.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View to begin enforcing parking rules relaxed during pandemic]]> The city of Mountain View announced it will enforce parking rules that were relaxed during the pandemic starting on Oct. 1, including short-term parking zones and the citywide 72-hour parking limits.]]> <![CDATA[Junior Museum and Zoo removes birds from view amid avian flu outbreak]]> Concerned about a bird flu outbreak, the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo has removed its birds from public viewing and canceled all bird interactions, including the popular flamingo feeding activity, until further notice.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View City Council unanimously OKs apartment project on East El Camino Real]]> A housing development on El Camino Real that plans to add nearly 200 net-new units -- plus demolish a few dozen existing units -- was approved enthusiastically by the Mountain View City Council.]]> <![CDATA[Flying out of SFO? Better bring your own food]]> Nearly a thousand fast food workers went on strike at the San Francisco International Airport on Monday, causing many food establishments and lounges to shutter, said an airport workers' union.]]> <![CDATA[The sheriff's race: What the candidates would do about the jails and staffing]]> We asked contenders for Santa Clara County Sheriff, Kevin Jensen and Robert "Bob" Jonsen, to weigh in on the overbudget new main jail, control of the jails and staffing shortages. ]]> <![CDATA[Gavin Newsom signs bills aimed at reducing catalytic converter thefts]]> Gov. Gavin Newsom's office earlier this week announced Newsom has signed two bills aimed at cracking down on catalytic converter theft. ]]> <![CDATA[Santa Clara County Fire will take over firefighting service on a portion of NASA Ames]]> NASA Ames wants to hand off firefighting duties on a portion of its land to Santa Clara County. On Tuesday, county supervisors agreed to take over, as long as they can get a new stream of tax revenue to support it. ]]> <![CDATA[The Santa Clara County Sheriff's race: What they'd do if elected]]> How the scandal-plagued Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office will operate in a post-Laurie Smith era will be determined by the vote of the people in the Nov. 8 election.]]> <![CDATA[MVLA high school board race: Thida Cornes focuses on supporting students academically and emotionally]]> Thida Cornes, who is running for a seat on the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board, says that she wants to help create schools where every kid, regardless of background, has a chance to succeed.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View delivery driver arrested after teen girl reports inappropriate touching]]> A Mountain View man was arrested Sept. 22 for allegedly inappropriately touching a teenage girl earlier this year, police said.]]> <![CDATA[Child, father sustain minor injuries after collision with car outside Mountain View Public Library]]> A toddler riding a training bicycle with his father near the Mountain View Public Library was struck by a sedan Sept. 23. The child and father are OK, reporting only minor injuries, police said.]]> <![CDATA[Final settlement in lawsuit over RV parking restrictions released]]> The city of Mountain View announced late last month that it would begin enforcing its RV parking restrictions on Oct. 1, having reached a tentative agreement with plaintiffs in a lawsuit over the rules. That agreement is now finalized.]]> <![CDATA[Proposed development on San Antonio Road gains commission's support, but questions remain about affordable units]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Eric Mark runs for MVLA board, campaigning on mental health and diversifying class offerings]]> Eric Mark, a candidate for the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board, says he wants to give back to the school district that his three children attended, and seeks to broaden the classes provided to students.]]> <![CDATA[Corruption trial of Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith begins]]> The trial of Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith, who faces several charges of misconduct and perjury, began on Wednesday.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford purchases 759 apartments off Sand Hill Road]]> Seizing an unexpected opportunity to increase its housing options, Stanford has purchased Oak Creek Apartments, a 759-unit complex located on a prime piece of real estate on Sand Hill Road. ]]> <![CDATA[Esmeralda Ortiz runs for MVLA school board, hoping to broaden pathways for students to succeed]]> Esmeralda Ortiz is seeking a spot on the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board, saying she wants to use her experience working with high schoolers at the Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula to aid the district.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View City Council hopefuls talk housing, homelessness, bicycle safety and more]]> ]]> <![CDATA[Seeking to bring a parent's perspective, Carrol Titus-Zambre joins race for MVLA board seat]]> Carrol Titus-Zambre is running for a seat on the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board, seeking to bring a parent perspective and oversee the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic recovery.]]> <![CDATA[Why it's so hard for kids in crisis to access the mental health care they need in Santa Clara County]]> Peninsula teen Brian has battled depression and suicidal behavior since he was 10 years old. When he was in crisis, his family had to wait weeks just to get him an appointment with a psychiatrist. Their experience is all too common. ]]> <![CDATA[CalMatters 2022 general election Vote Guide makes nonpartisan information accessible to all Californians]]> CalMatters' fall 2022 Voter Guide has debuted ahead of election day to be a nonpartisan resource for all Californians.]]> <![CDATA[Coronavirus central: Coronavirus central: Track the latest vaccination and case counts]]> View maps and charts showing updates on vaccinations, cases, deaths and hospitalizations in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.]]>