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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 | 3091 Views

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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 | 3347 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 | 3205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Mental health doesn't go away over the summer:' Local organizations see spike in demand for services

Local youth-counseling organizations are seeing a rise in demand during the summer, a time of the year when many teens and...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3843 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 | 6 comments | 13064 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 | 4080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State launches $50M program for school-based mental health

The California State Legislature is calling on local school districts to come up with new ways to fill big gaps in mental...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2019
Last comment by Ben, on Aug 1, 2019 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 6375 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, drawing 700,000 visitors each year to its winding...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2019
Last comment by Old Steve, on Aug 1, 2019 at 11:34 am | 8 comments | 2162 Views

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Hyatt Centric leads race to open new hotels in Mountain View

Mountain View has long lacked sufficient hotel space, but that could soon be changing. Eight new hotels are in the process...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by $600 per night, on Aug 1, 2019 at 10:56 am | 6 comments | 9081 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 | 3137 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
There are no comments yet. 1215 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing advocates file suit against Los Altos for blocking project

A lawsuit filed against the city of Los Altos alleges that city staff -- and later the City Council -- illegally blocked...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 29, 2019 at 8:45 pm | 12 comments | 7763 Views

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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 | 1457 Views

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Crime brief: Police arrest masked suspect in Cuernavaca home burglary

Mountain View police arrested a Milpitas man Friday morning after he allegedly broke into a home in the Cuernavaca neighborhood...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Billy Bob, on Jul 28, 2019 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 3410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Customers follow their noses to Michoacán Market's charcoal-grilled chicken

When Janet and Ruben Robles first started cooking whole chickens to bring in more business to their Menlo Park market, they...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Expensive, on Jul 27, 2019 at 2:59 pm | 4 comments | 3019 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 | 6794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peninsula Youth Theatre will downsize to stay in Mountain View after rent hike

Peninsula Youth Theatre will keep its longtime home on Old Middlefield Way after all, by giving up one of its studios in...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 26, 2019 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 3264 Views

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Quake retrofit program could create more housing in Mountain View

Mountain View's mandatory retrofit program may seem like a burden on property owners, but it could be a prime opportunity...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by dc, on Jul 25, 2019 at 7:39 pm | 4 comments | 6725 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 | 5152 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 | 2180 Views
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