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Mountain View picks developer to turn safe parking site into dense affordable housing

On Tuesday evening, the Mountain View City Council selected Affirmed Housing, an affordable housing developer, to convert...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 3912 Views


Gavin Newsom signs law boosting minimum wage for fast-food workers. Is $20 enough?

More than half a million fast food workers, mostly minorities and women, will earn higher minimum wage because Gov. Gavin...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 1852 Views


Local leaders share statements on the late U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein's 'trailblazing' leadership

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the longest-serving woman senator in the country's history and the first woman to be San Francisco's...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2023
There are no comments yet. 1407 Views


Life in a rented sleeping pod

Culinary student Karthik Manjappa arrived in the Bay Area with two suitcases and $1,000 in his bank account -- not nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2023
Last comment by sarahdox, on Sep 27, 2023 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views


Canine casting call: TheatreWorks is picking a pup for a role in its next production

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is currently considering canine candidates for the role of mystery author Agatha Christie’s...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2023
Last comment by Otilia Martinez, on Sep 24, 2023 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 4127 Views


New studies aim to speed up Palo Alto's redesign of rail crossings

Eager to take advantage of recently acquired federal and state grants, Palo Alto is preparing to speed up its tortuous, decade-long...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2023
Last comment by VictorBishop, on Sep 22, 2023 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 2295 Views


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 | 4227 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 | 6825 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 | 8134 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 | 3099 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 | 2672 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 | 9993 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 | 10470 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 | 3575 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 | 1833 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 | 2282 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 | 3104 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 | 2693 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 | 3751 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 | 6987 Views
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