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Parts of Santa Clara County under quarantine due to invasive oriental fruit flies

Parts of Santa Clara County have been placed under quarantine after invasive oriental fruit flies were detected in cities...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2023
Last comment by Mike Jessup, on Sep 12, 2023 at 2:54 pm | 6 comments | 3285 Views


El Camino Health faces new questions over employing doctor accused of molesting teenager decades ago while a Catholic priest

Former Mountain View Mayor Sally Lieber is asking the El Camino Healthcare District to terminate a psychiatrist's contract...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2023
Last comment by Ron, on Sep 11, 2023 at 2:37 pm | 7 comments | 6174 Views


Librarian files discrimination lawsuit against Mountain View after it dropped remote work accommodations

A librarian of 20 years is suing the city of Mountain View for discrimination and retaliation, according to a civil lawsuit...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2023
Last comment by Dave Smith, on Sep 7, 2023 at 4:37 pm | 3 comments | 7469 Views


Kitchen fire sets off sprinklers in apartment building in Mountain View, causing $150,000 in damage

A kitchen fire activated a sprinkler system in a multifamily, four-story residence on Thursday, causing significant water...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 6, 2023 at 3:04 pm | 2 comments | 3006 Views


California boards want to keep pandemic rules for public meetings. Critics call it bad for democracy

For a July meeting, the Little Hoover Commission -- an independent state oversight agency -- posted notice that the public...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 28, 2023 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 2585 Views


Mixed-use housing development proposed to replace prominent Chase Bank site in Mountain View

A key gateway to downtown Mountain View is poised to undergo major changes, with a proposal to redevelop the Chase Bank at...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 24, 2023 at 3:58 pm | 13 comments | 9801 Views


Man fatally shot in Mountain View, suspect arrested on suspicion of murder

Emergency dispatchers received calls just after 9 a.m. reporting gunshots heard on the 2000 block of Reinert Road. When police...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2023
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 21, 2023 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 10320 Views


Environmental Planning Commission recommends prohibiting firearm and ammunition sales in homes

Mountain View's Environmental Planning Commission voted 6-1 on Wednesday to recommend an ordinance that adds firearms and...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2023
Last comment by ivg, on Aug 18, 2023 at 12:43 pm | 5 comments | 3519 Views


California Fire Foundation issues call for funds for Maui fire victims

The California Fire Foundation announced Sunday, Aug. 13, that it set up a disaster relief fund to support the people and...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2023
Last comment by AlV, on Aug 14, 2023 at 10:03 pm | 1 comment | 1786 Views


Professor Truffles the pig seeking a 'forever' home

If there's room in your heart and room in your yard, Professor Truffles might be the perfect pet. The 9-year-old male pot-bellied...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2023
Last comment by KJLN, on Aug 12, 2023 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 2211 Views


Lawmakers express 'strong' concern over proposed toll hikes on Bay Area bridges

At least seven California representatives have expressed "strong" concern over proposed state legislation that would raise...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2023
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Aug 12, 2023 at 3:50 pm | 5 comments | 3056 Views


Santa Clara County leaders get pay raises amid budget cuts

Although Santa Clara County made cuts to close a budget deficit, it didn't prevent two top administrators from receiving...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2023
Last comment by MR, on Aug 9, 2023 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 2640 Views


Ticks are on the rise in the Bay Area after an unusually moist winter

Ticks are always something to watch out for in the Bay Area, but this year warrants some extra vigilance. Recent sweeps in...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2023
Last comment by Vladimir G. Ivanovic, on Aug 9, 2023 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 3680 Views


Are major changes coming to your electric bill? 5 things you should know

California's three largest electric utilities, including PG&E, have proposed a plan to charge customers not just for how...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2023
Last comment by Sheryl , on Jul 30, 2023 at 7:16 pm | 8 comments | 5309 Views


Traffic signals outage at El Camino Real, Highway 237 intersection causes rush-hour traffic jam in Mountain View

The traffic signals went out at the intersection of El Camino Real, Grant Road and State Highway 237 on Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2023
Last comment by John P, on Jul 19, 2023 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 4049 Views


Louis Vuitton security guard foils would-be thieves at Stanford Shopping Center

An attempted theft of a Louis Vuitton store at the Stanford Shopping Center by a mob of would-be robbers was stopped by an...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2023
Last comment by Eric C, on Jul 17, 2023 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 7191 Views


Guest opinion: Extend the state law that streamlines new homes

California has a housing shortage. Part of the problem is tortuous local processes for approving construction of new homes,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2023
Last comment by Clarence Rown, on Jul 13, 2023 at 11:18 pm | 24 comments | 2784 Views


Fighting back

After being sued for violations of the Americans with Disabilities violations by a well-known serial plaintiff, local businesses...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2023
Last comment by Mark, on Jul 12, 2023 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 2020 Views


Layoffs leave H-1B visa holders in limbo – and unsure whether to keep or sell their homes

Silicon Valley's tech layoffs have left H-1B visa holders unsure whether to sell their homes as time runs out to find employment...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2023
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Jul 10, 2023 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 5557 Views


Local, national reaction to Supreme Court decision on LGBTQ discrimination

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Friday that sided with a web designer in Colorado's right to discriminate against same-sex...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2023
Last comment by Cody Jackson, on Jul 6, 2023 at 7:38 am | 2 comments | 2229 Views
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