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Two dead in head-on collision on Highway 85

Two people died in a fiery head-on collision on Highway 85 caused by a wrong-way driver early Friday morning, according to...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2019
Last comment by RIP Safa Ngo, 1 hour ago | 34 comments | 13074 Views


Federal rule change could leave thousands of county residents without food

Three million Americans could lose access to federal food assistance programs under new rules proposed by the Trump administration,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Tracy Weatherby, 11 hours ago | 3 comments | 1321 Views


NASA women's leadership summit hosts Pelosi, Eshoo

It was a mix of corporate executives and political heavyweights, global thought leaders and scientific stars. And by no coincidence,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by This girl, on Sep 13, 2019 at 2:25 pm | 11 comments | 1919 Views


$450K in seized assets from opium bust going to Mountain View police

The Mountain View Police Department is receiving $450,000 for its part in a 2017 drug bust on a opium operation that was...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2019
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Sep 12, 2019 at 3:45 pm | 12 comments | 3131 Views


Mountain View council swiftly approves drone policy for city staff use

The Mountain View City Council was quick to embrace a new policy Tuesday allowing city employees to use drones, saying the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2019
Last comment by V. Putin, on Sep 8, 2019 at 11:48 am | 5 comments | 2091 Views


San Jose police arrest 10 residents for burglaries in a dozen cities

San Jose police this week arrested 10 San Jose residents in connection with commercial burglaries in more than a dozen Bay...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2019
Last comment by Diana O, on Sep 5, 2019 at 6:25 am | 5 comments | 1484 Views


Santa Clara County, San Francisco seek injunction blocking public charge rule

Santa Clara County and San Francisco have asked a federal judge for a preliminary injunction blocking a "public charge" rule...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by European immigrant', on Aug 30, 2019 at 7:06 am | 3 comments | 1325 Views


VTA may scrap plans for light rail on Highway 85

Elected leaders throughout Santa Clara County rejected last week the idea of constructing a light rail line along Highway...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on Aug 28, 2019 at 12:44 am | 11 comments | 3656 Views


Guest opinion: Shedding light on the disagreement between PG&E and the California Station HOA

In a guest opinion in the Aug. 23 edition, resident Jim Pollart shares the California Station Homeowners Association's perspective...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 27, 2019 at 11:35 am | 13 comments | 4010 Views


NASA Ames' computer powerhouse gets a major upgrade

To fuel a future mission to the moon and someday Mars, NASA is facing a near insatiable demand for more computing power....

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2019
Last comment by @Ok, on Aug 26, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 2928 Views


Residents rally for gun control legislation

In the wake of three high-profile mass shootings, a small but passionate crowd gathered at the corners of El Camino Real...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Aug 22, 2019 at 12:09 am | 7 comments | 1506 Views


Theft of catalytic converter leads to four arrests for drugs, counterfeiting at Mountain View hotel

Police arrested four men Sunday in connection to the theft of a catalytic converter in the North Whisman neighborhood, which...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2019
Last comment by 1 IN 100 Caught?, on Aug 20, 2019 at 7:07 pm | 9 comments | 2975 Views


VTA board members support shake-up after scathing grand jury report

A new VTA subcommittee began discussions on potential tweaks to the governing board that would improve effectiveness at the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Rob Means, on Aug 19, 2019 at 6:26 pm | 11 comments | 2114 Views


Traffic alert: Highway 101 crash causes sewage leak

Up to 36,000 gallons of raw sewage may have spilled onto Highway 101 after a multi-car wreck caused a sanitation truck to...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by @JR, on Aug 15, 2019 at 6:13 pm | 15 comments | 18712 Views


After two seasons, Pear Theatre artistic director to bow out in January

Betsy Kruse Craig will be stepping down in January to accept a new promotion as program director of speech, debate and performing...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2019
Last comment by Consider the Pear veterans, on Aug 15, 2019 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 1537 Views


High temperatures in forecast prompts heat advisory for parts of the Bay Area

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Wednesday and Thursday for parts of the Bay Area. The announcement...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2019
Last comment by James Thurber, on Aug 14, 2019 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1316 Views


Chez TJ, Tied House granted historic status

A pair of old downtown restaurants that could have been demolished two years ago have been granted historic status. In a...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by Ok, on Aug 13, 2019 at 11:20 am | 33 comments | 2295 Views


Mountain View murder trial stalled over mental competency question

The criminal case against a man accused of killing a homeless man in downtown Mountain View in 2017 has barely budged this...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2019
Last comment by News Commenter, on Aug 10, 2019 at 3:58 am | 1 comment | 2654 Views


National Night Out hosted at Rengstorff Park

Residents are invited to come out to Rengstorff Park Tuesday to meet cops and firefighters at Mountain View's fifth National...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2019
Last comment by Jamie, on Aug 6, 2019 at 4:31 pm | 3 comments | 1777 Views


Palo Alto police arrest armed man after 29-hour standoff

The man whose 29-hour standoff with the police transformed a quiet block of Charleston Meadows into a hive of police activity...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2019
Last comment by well regulated, on Aug 5, 2019 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1615 Views
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