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Backyard barbecue blamed for Los Altos Hills house fire

The residents of a Los Altos Hills home have been displaced after fire spread from a backyard barbecue to a garage and into...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
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Permits for new homes sink in Santa Clara County

The number of permits for new homes fell across California and most of the Bay Area during the first half of 2019, despite...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Aug 11, 2019 at 11:19 am | 9 comments | 3799 Views

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Religious leaders, community members hold vigil to protest treatment of migrants in detention

A little before noon, a small crowd starts to gather at El Camino Real and Page Mill Road. They're a jumbled group of community...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by homes, on Aug 11, 2019 at 7:29 am | 24 comments | 1530 Views

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'Village People' prepare to close up shop

Village Stationers, a family-owned stationery store with locations in Menlo Park and Los Altos, will be closing its doors...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Aug 9, 2019 at 9:27 am | 5 comments | 1918 Views

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City launches new registry to rein in Airbnb

After years of consideration, Mountain View officials are finally ready to begin regulating the fast-growing cottage industry...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Polomom, on Aug 9, 2019 at 8:33 am | 17 comments | 7027 Views

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Free tuition and textbooks: A new promise for eligible Foothill College students

Foothill College has expanded its Foothill College Promise, a program that offers two years of free tuition and textbooks...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2019
Last comment by , on Aug 8, 2019 at 6:30 am | 8 comments | 4200 Views

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Ace Hardware to take over vacant Orchard Supply site

A building once occupied by Orchard Supply Hardware is set to be revived. On Tuesday, Ace Hardware announced it would take...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2019
Last comment by Jennifer02, on Aug 8, 2019 at 6:02 am | 21 comments | 11059 Views

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Crime brief: Man attacks employee at Pitbull concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre

A San Jose man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly hit an employee at Shoreline Amphitheatre multiple times...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2635 Views

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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, but limited parking is making it a pain to get there...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2019
Last comment by They paved paradise and put up a parking lot, on Aug 7, 2019 at 9:57 am | 35 comments | 4424 Views

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New rules could force hospitals to publish prices negotiated with insurers

Federal regulators want to give patients a clearer picture of what they will spend during a hospital visit, with a more accurate...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by DC, on Aug 4, 2019 at 8:09 pm | 6 comments | 1898 Views

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UC Berkeley plans huge satellite campus at Moffett Field

NASA Ames and the University of California at Berkeley are spearheading plans for a sprawling new education and research...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by SRB, on Aug 2, 2019 at 1:07 pm | 7 comments | 7818 Views

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Los Altos charity seeks bigger role in Mountain View

Its name notwithstanding, the Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF) is looking to make some headway into Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by MV Resident, on Aug 1, 2019 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 2840 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 | 2080 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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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 | 375 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 | 4857 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 | 3134 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 | 1159 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 | 5864 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 | 2145 Views
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