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VP Mike Pence tours NASA Ames, talks space exploration and mass shootings

Vice President Mike Pence touted big plans for an American-led lunar landing by 2024 during a Thursday appearance at the...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2019
Last comment by Homework, on Nov 15, 2019 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 2930 Views


Over the past year, Stanford and Santa Clara County clashed over numerous issues. Here are three key points of contention.

Stanford University and the county of Santa Clara took fundamentally opposing viewpoints on a few key development issues,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Stanford like Google, on Nov 8, 2019 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 1965 Views


'Two sides of the same coin': Stanford study shows link between achievement gap and racial disparities in school discipline

A new Stanford University study has documented a direct link between unequal rates of achievement and unequal rates of discipline...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2019
Last comment by Cfrink, on Nov 5, 2019 at 1:17 am | 8 comments | 2799 Views


Stanford abruptly withdraws application for campus expansion

Stanford University abruptly abandoned on Friday its contentious plan to expand its campus by 3.5 million square feet, citing...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2019
Last comment by Jake, on Nov 1, 2019 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 2306 Views


Landlord defends home invasion eviction attempt

A Mountain View landlord who was arrested on suspicion of coordinating a brazen burglary against a family staying at an apartment...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2019
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 29, 2019 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 834 Views


Simitian to host 'sidewalk office hours' in Palo Alto, Mountain View this weekend

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian will meet with community members and discuss their concerns and questions at "sidewalk...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2019
Last comment by Edward Davis, on Oct 27, 2019 at 8:44 am | 10 comments | 2238 Views


Facebook announces $1 billion investment package to bolster affordable housing

Facebook, the social media behemoth based in Menlo Park, announced Tuesday that it plans to invest $1 billion over the next...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2019
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Oct 24, 2019 at 2:16 pm | 2 comments | 1447 Views


Facebook donates $25 million for local teacher housing project

A plan to build housing in Palo Alto for regional teachers and school staff has received a major boost: a $25 million donation...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Cover up culture, on Oct 18, 2019 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 2853 Views


Biden on Trump: 'We've got to save capitalism from this guy'

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took jabs at President Donald Trump during a campaign fundraiser in downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by home of registered user, on Oct 8, 2019 at 1:57 pm | 4 comments | 1828 Views


Suspect in Rancho San Antonio hit-and-run is denied bail

A woman suspected of hit-and-run at Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring another,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2019
Last comment by A resident, on Oct 7, 2019 at 8:12 am | 4 comments | 2696 Views


Joe Biden lunches in downtown Palo Alto to raise campaign funds

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden was in Palo Alto on Thursday for a private fundraising...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Don't be afraid?, on Oct 4, 2019 at 10:51 am | 5 comments | 1529 Views


Bay Area home sales slip to 9-year low

Home sales in the Bay Area hit a nine-year low during the month of August, according to new data released Thursday by financial...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 2, 2019 at 12:39 pm | 8 comments | 2925 Views


Council waives more rules to stoke North Bayshore housing

The city's trial balloon for housing in North Bayshore is experiencing another bout of turbulence. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 27, 2019 at 2:48 pm | 6 comments | 2780 Views


Council waives more rules to stoke North Bayshore housing

A 635-unit housing project on Pear Avenue is the first in a wave of new residential projects envisioned for North Bayshore,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 24, 2019 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 2136 Views


Crime brief: home looted in Sylvan Park burglary

Police are investigating a home break-in earlier this month in the Sylvan Park neighborhood, where a thief reportedly smashed...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2019
Last comment by Josh, on Sep 22, 2019 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 1948 Views


Higher rent cap shot down by council

The Mountain View City Council hammered out a list of proposed updates intended to add flexibility to the city's rent control...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 21, 2019 at 6:14 pm | 23 comments | 4969 Views


Committee picks apart city's rent control law

Seeing a chance to rework rent control in the 2020 election, the city's Rental Housing Committee took an opportunity to spitball...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 17, 2019 at 5:50 pm | 22 comments | 5298 Views


Council eyes tweaks to rent control

Amid plans to draft a 2020 ballot measure, the Mountain View City Council will likely seek greater influence over the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 17, 2019 at 5:49 pm | 52 comments | 8109 Views


When a neighborhood's days are numbered

With each passing day, the apartments at 2310 Rock St. increasingly resemble a ghost town. Read the full story here

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 9, 2019 at 11:34 am | 22 comments | 1135 Views


Local teens organize to combat climate change

Last year, she was a solitary teen protesting on the steps of Sweden's Parliament House, but now Greta Thunberg is inspiring...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2019
Last comment by MogensLauritzen, on Sep 3, 2019 at 12:58 pm | 13 comments | 3949 Views
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