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Omicron BA.2 variant now dominates in local counties

The BA.2 strain of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has overtaken other variants in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, wastewater surveillance...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by , on Mar 27, 2022 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 7980 Views

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Former HP employee pleads guilty to defrauding company of $5M

A former HP Inc. employee pleaded guilty to charges that she siphoned over $5 million from her employer, using the money...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2022
Last comment by Waldo, on Mar 26, 2022 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 3095 Views

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An outgoing kid with a big heart: Family and friends gather to remember 13-year-old Andre Retana

Dozens of family members, friends, local leaders and community members gathered Thursday, March 24, for a silent vigil to...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Mar 24, 2022 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 6981 Views

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Mountain View hosts traffic safety meeting in the wake of bike collision that killed 13-year-old boy

The city of Mountain View is looking for feedback on how to bring down bike and pedestrian collisions along city roadways...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2022
Last comment by Marcin Romaszewicz, on Mar 22, 2022 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 4351 Views

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Teenage bicyclist dies after collision with a truck in Mountain View

A 13-year-old bicyclist died on Thursday, March 17, after colliding with a transport truck at the corner of El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2022
Last comment by Burford Furman, on Mar 21, 2022 at 4:57 pm | 19 comments | 28481 Views

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Fields of gold: The best hikes in the 650 to see native wildflowers

Peninsula native wildflowers are the harbinger of spring; a sight that calms us even when other ecological and climate indicators...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2022
Last comment by Geezer, on Mar 19, 2022 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 3320 Views

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Becker bill would restore public access to police radio communications

Police departments throughout California would be required to make their radio communications accessible to the press and...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Mar 18, 2022 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1920 Views

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Mountain View banks on commercial redevelopment in order to meet state housing goals

State housing requirements are forcing the city of Mountain View to dig deep to find ways to spur residential growth over...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Mar 18, 2022 at 1:48 pm | 11 comments | 3513 Views

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Trial of Theranos executive Sunny Balwani delayed by COVID scare, jury selection problems

Opening statements in the criminal trial of Ramesh "Sunny" Balwani for his role in the now-defunct blood-testing company...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Mar 16, 2022 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1436 Views

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Californians used more water as state braces for another dry year

New data from urban areas suggests that people are ignoring the governor's pleas for voluntary conservation during the drought....

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2022
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Mar 16, 2022 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 1530 Views

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Police seek help finding two men who robbed Mountain View CVS Pharmacy

Mountain View police are asking for the public's help in finding two men who robbed a CVS Pharmacy in Mountain View last...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by redhawk524, on Mar 15, 2022 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 3215 Views

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Major injury car crash closes part of Central Expressway on Sunday

Police shut down Central Expressway in Mountain View between Shoreline Boulevard and Farley Street after a solo car crash...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 15, 2022 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 5866 Views

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MV Whisman will keep requiring masks indoors, though outdoor mandate will drop

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced at a board meeting on Thursday night, March 10, that it plans to continue...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 15, 2022 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 3087 Views

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Mountain View Fire Department offers helping hand after resident was struck by a car

Recovering from serious injuries after a car accident can be hard enough, but for Mountain View resident Kevin Perez Ramos,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2022
Last comment by smorr, on Mar 11, 2022 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 2106 Views

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New county-run health clinic, pharmacy opens in Mountain View

North Santa Clara County residents will have greater access to county health care services starting Wednesday now that a...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2022
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Mar 11, 2022 at 7:02 am | 3 comments | 4518 Views

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Palo Alto defies grand jury recommendations for more 'area plans' to boost affordable housing

Palo Alto is taking a defiant stance toward a recommendation from the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury that it pursue...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2022
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Mar 10, 2022 at 1:56 pm | 20 comments | 2874 Views

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Accountant for Palo Alto tech firm killed in Ukraine with her two children

The chief accountant for a Palo Alto technology company and her two children were killed in Ukraine while trying to escape...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2022
Last comment by bkengland, on Mar 9, 2022 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 3572 Views

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Mountain View's Downtown Committee mulls how to support its retailers

Walking down Castro Street on a recent Monday afternoon between the lunch and dinner crowds, it was easy to see why Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2022
Last comment by Bean, on Mar 4, 2022 at 1:47 pm | 12 comments | 6015 Views

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Mountain View looks to extend relocation assistance to mobile home renters

For years, families renting mobile homes in Mountain View have missed out on protections afforded to those living in apartments...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 4, 2022 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 4513 Views

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New retail and office building approved in downtown Mountain View

Plans to build a new commercial building at 756 California St. in Mountain View moved forward when the Mountain View City...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2022
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Mar 3, 2022 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 5216 Views
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