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ELECTIONS

Shutdown stalemate spurs fears of exodus from NASA Ames

The dim prospects of a swift end to the federal shutdown is leading to growing concern that NASA Ames will emerge from the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Lawrence Berkeley, 16 hours ago | 9 comments | 4194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis may be spread across three LASD campuses

In just a few short weeks, the Los Altos School District will need to figure where to put 200 students already enrolled in...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, 16 hours ago | 40 comments | 4194 Views

BOOKS

The generational feud behind the housing crisis

In his new book, author Randy Shaw makes the case that the Bay Area's housing crisis is primarily a story of boomers refusing...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, 16 hours ago | 4 comments | 2624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Auto burglaries, car thefts on the rise

Reports of stolen vehicles and car break-ins rose in Mountain View in 2018 while residential burglaries took a dip, according...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by ButWhy, on Jan 20, 2019 at 7:56 pm | 13 comments | 5566 Views

ELECTIONS

Matichak takes the reins

Stepping into her new role as Mountain View mayor, Lisa Matichak could be in store for a year of walking the political tightrope,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by psr, on Jan 20, 2019 at 4:16 pm | 17 comments | 3208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volatile market eats into El Camino Hospital budget

Massive fluctuations in the stock market are taking a toll on El Camino Hospital's finances, a sign that the record-breaking...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 20, 2019 at 7:46 am | 6 comments | 1722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reclaiming the Bay

More than a square mile of former salt ponds north of Mountain View is set to begin its transformation back into wetland...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by David, on Jan 19, 2019 at 7:33 pm | 5 comments | 4025 Views

ELECTIONS

Regional housing plan splits elected leaders

A sweeping package of proposals to preserve and expand the Bay Area's housing stock is making its way to the state Legislature,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 18, 2019 at 8:25 pm | 15 comments | 1885 Views

ELECTIONS

VTA plan cuts Mountain View route

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is asking for public input for its new service plan, which will reduce some routes...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jan 17, 2019 at 9:57 pm | 6 comments | 2138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two newcomers picked to join rent control committee

The Rental Housing Committee, which administers the city's complex rent control program, will be getting two new members....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by Yimby #2, on Jan 17, 2019 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Man fired handgun in occupied apartment

A Mountain View man suspected of firing a handgun in an occupied apartment and crashing his truck in an attempt to flee has...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Senior Vet, on Jan 17, 2019 at 5:54 pm | 1 comment | 2289 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Major storm bears down on Bay Area, flooding possible

Flash floods and high winds are expected in the Bay Area starting Wednesday morning as a major storm bears down on the region,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by AliceMartin1, on Jan 16, 2019 at 10:38 pm | 2 comments | 1628 Views

ELECTIONS

Simitian re-elected Board of Supervisors president

Supervisor Joe Simitian was re-elected Tuesday to head the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors as its president. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Top talent, on Jan 16, 2019 at 7:41 pm | 1 comment | 661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Death threats kept terrified victims from seeking help, police say

The man arrested in Mountain View on suspicion of human trafficking last month allegedly used threats of violence in order...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2019
Last comment by tecsi, on Jan 16, 2019 at 12:33 pm | 11 comments | 2589 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State officials vow to protect public in PG&E bankruptcy proceedings

Gov. Gavin Newsom and other elected officials vowed on Monday to work to protect the public interest during PG&E Co.'s imminent...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Pay for fire insurance, on Jan 16, 2019 at 2:24 am | 4 comments | 1275 Views

ELECTIONS

Mixed bag of applicants for rent control committee

Mountain View City Council members will have their choice of seven candidates, a mix of professionals and property owners,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by HMM, on Jan 14, 2019 at 9:17 pm | 7 comments | 2036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seven arrested following string of apartment mail thefts

A lengthy investigation into a major mail theft operation led to the arrest of seven South Bay suspects in recent months,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Debra McGibbon, on Jan 14, 2019 at 7:20 pm | 6 comments | 3346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested after attempted home invasion

A Mountain View man suspected of inappropriately touching women in downtown Mountain View was arrested Wednesday night after...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2019
Last comment by Holly, on Jan 13, 2019 at 12:15 am | 1 comment | 2031 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View man suffers major injuries in suspected DUI crash

A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of DUI on Wednesday morning after crashing a vehicle into a tree and abandoning...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2264 Views

AROUND TOWN

California leads appeal defending Obamacare

Responding to the latest effort to weaken or repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), California Attorney General Xavier Becerra...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2019
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 12, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 1499 Views
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