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No easy fix for Rancho San Antonio's crowded parking lots

Rancho San Antonio is the Peninsula's most popular open space reserve, drawing 700,000 visitors each year to its winding...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2019
Last comment by Old Steve, on Aug 1, 2019 at 11:34 am | 8 comments | 767 Views

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Hyatt Centric leads race to open new hotels in Mountain View

Mountain View has long lacked sufficient hotel space, but that could soon be changing. Eight new hotels are in the process...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by $600 per night, on Aug 1, 2019 at 10:56 am | 6 comments | 5659 Views

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California steers toward a future of self-driving cars

California is laying the groundwork for the next, slightly scary, phase in its push toward zero-emission transportation:...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2019
Last comment by Ok, on Aug 1, 2019 at 8:34 am | 4 comments | 1917 Views

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Correction

The July 12 item in A&E briefs on Cage the Elephant spelled band member Brad Shultz's last name incorrectly. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2019
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Housing advocates file suit against Los Altos for blocking project

A lawsuit filed against the city of Los Altos alleges that city staff -- and later the City Council -- illegally blocked...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 29, 2019 at 8:45 pm | 12 comments | 5025 Views

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Burrowing owl babies get a boost

In a secluded outdoor aviary, 14 burrowing owl babies are being fostered by humans who do their best to stay out of sight....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2019
Last comment by Elsa, on Jul 29, 2019 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 291 Views

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Crime brief: Police arrest masked suspect in Cuernavaca home burglary

Mountain View police arrested a Milpitas man Friday morning after he allegedly broke into a home in the Cuernavaca neighborhood...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Billy Bob, on Jul 28, 2019 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 2220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Customers follow their noses to Michoacán Market's charcoal-grilled chicken

When Janet and Ruben Robles first started cooking whole chickens to bring in more business to their Menlo Park market, they...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Expensive, on Jul 27, 2019 at 2:59 pm | 4 comments | 1395 Views

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Man killed on Caltrain tracks identified

A man who was struck and killed by a Caltrain in downtown Mountain View this week has been identified as 30-year-old Jordan...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Gale, on Jul 26, 2019 at 6:38 pm | 1 comment | 4511 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peninsula Youth Theatre will downsize to stay in Mountain View after rent hike

Peninsula Youth Theatre will keep its longtime home on Old Middlefield Way after all, by giving up one of its studios in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 26, 2019 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 1796 Views

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Quake retrofit program could create more housing in Mountain View

Mountain View's mandatory retrofit program may seem like a burden on property owners, but it could be a prime opportunity...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by dc, on Jul 25, 2019 at 7:39 pm | 4 comments | 3310 Views

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Mountain View offers new perks to carpoolers

In a new pitch to entice commuters to ditch their cars, Mountain View's Transportation Management Association (MTMA) is now...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Darin, on Jul 25, 2019 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 2938 Views

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Facebook to pay record-breaking $5B penalty over violating users' privacy

The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday announced a $5 billion settlement with Menlo Park-based Facebook Inc., the largest-ever...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Jul 25, 2019 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 1075 Views

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Letters to the editor: Debating climate change, Caltrain bike cars and solar power

Letters to the editor in the July 19 edition include letters on climate change, solar power and Caltrain's proposed new bike...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by home rooftop solar, on Jul 25, 2019 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1346 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo tackles impeachment, health care at Mountain View town hall meeting

Talks of impeachment and health care dominated Monday's town hall meeting hosted by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by POTUS supports Putin over NATO?, on Jul 25, 2019 at 12:38 pm | 6 comments | 3080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Smooth sailing ahead for high school district budget

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is projecting a long and prosperous financial future, approving a rosy budget...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 24, 2019 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 2375 Views

ELECTIONS

Google hires Australian developer to spearhead housing plans

Google has picked Lendlease, an Australian development firm, to shepherd the company's ambitious plans to construct thousands...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 24, 2019 at 9:02 am | 4 comments | 3501 Views

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No bystanders injured after SUV plows into Mountain View jewelry store

The driver of a Honda SUV crashed into the Jared jewelry store on San Antonio Road Saturday morning, ending up inside the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by I always say, on Jul 24, 2019 at 8:54 am | 13 comments | 5647 Views

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'The Red Book Hours' explores Carl Jung's creative process

Intrigued by psychoanalyst Carl Jung's artistic works, Palo Alto author Jill Mellick decided to explore his creative process....

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by thomas, on Jul 23, 2019 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 3016 Views

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Caltrain's new vision calls for tripling ridership by 2040

Caltrain's plan to expand and modernize its train system will hit a critical juncture next month, when the agency's board...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by Great, on Jul 23, 2019 at 6:41 pm | 5 comments | 1958 Views
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