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State to refer to monkeypox as MPX to avoid stigmatization of name

State public health officials said Wednesday that they will avoid using the term monkeypox when possible going forward, referring...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Aug 25, 2022 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 1446 Views


West Nile virus on the rise in Santa Clara County as drought conditions persist

As Santa Clara County faces its driest year to date in the past 128 years, county officials say drought conditions are causing...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2022
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 24, 2022 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 1974 Views


In a quest to spur housing growth, Mountain View looks to redeveloping shopping centers

As cities across California search for new places to allow more housing growth, Mountain View is relying on a new approach...

Original post made on May. 20, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Aug 11, 2022 at 10:18 am | 32 comments | 14519 Views


Arson suspect detained after multiple vegetation fires burn same area in Los Altos Hills

A suspect said to be involved in multiple vegetation fires in Los Altos Hills last weekend has been identified and detained,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2022
Last comment by [email protected], on Aug 4, 2022 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 2252 Views


Silicon Valley stinks: The science and mystery behind the rare corpse flower bloom

A giant endangered flower that smells like rotting flesh bloomed for the first time at San Jose State this week. Here's a...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2022
Last comment by Bill Michel, on Aug 1, 2022 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 6263 Views


Deep divisions, further delay for California's math guidelines

The debate over new state math guidelines is a reminder that divisions remain deep over approaches to instruction, the pacing...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2022
Last comment by David, on Jul 31, 2022 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 2901 Views


Man who ran across Highway 85 to receive mental health resources, Mountain View police say

A man who ran across northbound Highway 85 during commute hours Monday, causing the highway to be briefly shut down, was...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2022
Last comment by ivg, on Jul 27, 2022 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 3360 Views


Too much packaging at Trader Joe's? Local organizers hold anti-plastic demonstration in Mountain View

Local grassroots organization 350 Silicon Valley held a peaceful demonstration at the Centennial Plaza in Mountain View on...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Jul 27, 2022 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 4649 Views


Still have questions about California's composting law? Here's what you need to know.

Many Bay Area cities and counties already had composting ordinances before SB 1383 became law in January. So are people supposed...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2022
Last comment by cc-r, on Jul 26, 2022 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 4160 Views


Proposed Sobrato deal boosts effort to naturalize Matadero Creek

A proposed development agreement between Palo Alto and The Sobrato Organization could pave the way for an idea that until...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2022
Last comment by Rossta, on Jul 25, 2022 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 2402 Views


Climate organization to hold plastic protest in Mountain View

Local grassroots organization 350 Silicon Valley is planning a protest in Mountain View on July 23, calling on Trader Joe's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2022
Last comment by David T, on Jul 25, 2022 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 3507 Views


Four arrested for allegedly stealing $50K worth of lululemon merchandise

Four people who allegedly stole about $50,000 worth of merchandise in a shoplifting spree that spanned three Peninsula lululemon...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2022
Last comment by addressing systemic racism, on Jul 21, 2022 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 2143 Views


Santa Clara County expands eligibility for monkeypox vaccine after receiving more doses

Santa Clara County said Tuesday that it has expanded eligibility for the monkeypox vaccine, making it available by appointment...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2022
Last comment by John, on Jul 20, 2022 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1781 Views


Will a new oversight position help California's high-speed rail plans get on track?

After a decade of cost, schedule, technical, personnel and legal problems, the high speed rail project will be getting an...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2022
Last comment by Seth Neumann, on Jul 20, 2022 at 12:14 pm | 3 comments | 2136 Views


Mountain View police chief: Wounded officer is recovering at home, suspect is in custody

The suspect in the shooting of a Mountain View police officer early Saturday morning was arrested in Union City shortly before...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2022
Last comment by Donna Hughs, on Jul 17, 2022 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 5894 Views


Officials identify Mountain View child who drowned, community rallies to support the family

The investigation is ongoing into the drowning death last week of a 9-year-old Mountain View boy, who officials have identified...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2022
Last comment by BDBD, on Jul 15, 2022 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 5068 Views


With an eye on town's emissions, Los Altos Hills resident spurs county firefighters to switch to renewable diesel fuel

It started when Los Altos Hills resident Anand Ranganathan proposed a simple way to reduce his town’s greenhouse gas emissions....

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2022
Last comment by chris aoki, on Jul 14, 2022 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 3232 Views


Victim's family reacts to arrest in Mountain View cold-case murder

Thirty years after 25-year-old Laurie Houts was strangled to death in Mountain View, a Bay Area tech CEO has now been charged...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2022
Last comment by PK, on Jul 13, 2022 at 2:00 am | 1 comment | 14214 Views


Man arrested for hate crime in Mountain View after punching another man in the face

A 59-year-old man was arrested in connection with a hate crime inside a Mountain View business on Sunday afternoon after...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2022
Last comment by Another MV Resident, on Jul 12, 2022 at 6:33 pm | 2 comments | 3414 Views


Nine-year-old boy dies after drowning in a Mountain View apartment pool

Mountain View police are investigating the death of a 9-year-old boy who drowned in an apartment complex pool on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2022
Last comment by biking parent, on Jul 7, 2022 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 6527 Views
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