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Photo essay: A rare find in the Bay Area, chestnuts grow in the hills above Palo Alto

About 2,500 feet above Palo Alto in the Santa Cruz Mountains, there's a 20-acre farm that nurtures a hard-to-find crop for...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2019
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OTHER ISSUES

Five hospitalized after hazmat incident at Mountain View robotics company

Five people were hospitalized Thursday after a hazardous materials incident at a robotics company in Mountain View, fire...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Jane S, on Dec 13, 2019 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 7681 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County explores universal basic income for former foster youth

Santa Clara County Supervisors are looking into providing a universal basic income for young adults aging out of the county's...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Carolyn, on Dec 13, 2019 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 5935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View council scrambles to save older apartments

The city's good intentions to save a few dozen cheap apartments from demolition nearly ended up backfiring when plans for...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by He's Baaack!, on Dec 13, 2019 at 3:36 pm | 16 comments | 9824 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gas line break closes El Camino Real in Mountain View

A construction crew punctured a gas line along El Camino Real in Mountain View Thursday morning, leading to a brief evacuation...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
Last comment by Oh Jake, on Dec 12, 2019 at 9:17 pm | 3 comments | 5618 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View doctor and community activist Mike Fischetti dies at 76

Dr. Mike Fischetti, an oncologist, impassioned health care advocate and community activist, died Oct. 29 due to health complications....

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Larry Hambrecht, on Dec 12, 2019 at 8:30 am | 8 comments | 9520 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime brief: Police seeking suspects in REI jacket theft

Mountain View police are looking for a man and a woman who allegedly stole jackets from an REI Tuesday morning. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
There are no comments yet. 4513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seeking driver who crashed BMW on Highway 101 in Mountain View

A suspect is still at large after fleeing from police in Mountain View and then crashing a vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 early...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 10, 2019 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 6392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View City Council greenlights seven-story San Antonio office project

Mountain View City Council members gave tentative approval to an office project Tuesday night that would add to the latest...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Resifent, on Dec 10, 2019 at 7:39 am | 18 comments | 13876 Views

ELECTIONS

Is California saving higher education?

California is taking on seemingly intractable problems that are plaguing higher education nationwide. These include high...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2019
Last comment by Budget cuts not the issue, on Dec 9, 2019 at 10:28 pm | 3 comments | 10350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pop-up artisan market returns to downtown Mountain View

Downtown shoppers looking for a personal touch during the gift-giving season are in luck. Mountain View's pop-up artisan...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2019
Last comment by Eric , on Dec 9, 2019 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 8698 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View City Council backs plan to prevent renter displacement from redevelopment

The city of Mountain View is on pace to destroy 127 of its rent-controlled, mostly affordable apartments every year, threatening...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by Out-of-town landlords, on Dec 7, 2019 at 6:38 pm | 15 comments | 10128 Views

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Dozens of landlords have unpaid rent control fees

About 1 out of every 20 apartments in Mountain View is delinquent in paying its required fees under the city's rent control...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Dec 7, 2019 at 1:43 pm | 14 comments | 12801 Views

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Google co-founders Brin, Page step down from Alphabet roles

In a surprise announcement Tuesday, Sergey Brin and Larry Page said they were stepping down from their leadership positions...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2019
Last comment by Sergey, on Dec 7, 2019 at 9:02 am | 4 comments | 5459 Views

MOVIES

Deepening housing crisis leaves CSA busier than ever

For several decades, the Community Services Agency (CSA) of Mountain View and Los Altos has been trying to solve a problem...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2927 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspects sought in brazen Los Altos jewelry store heist

Los Altos police are seeking the public's help in finding suspects who smashed through the front of a downtown store with...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
There are no comments yet. 4431 Views

AROUND TOWN

County supervisors ban e-cigarette sales, calling on cities like Mountain View to do more to curb teen vaping

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors sought to make a strong statement about the teen vaping epidemic, voting to prohibit...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Dec 5, 2019 at 1:59 pm | 4 comments | 7092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Natural gas ban is more about optics than sound policy

In a guest opinion in the Nov. 22 issue, Mountain View resident Tim Holme writes why he opposes the city's recently adopted...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2019
Last comment by longtermMV, on Dec 5, 2019 at 1:26 pm | 24 comments | 8649 Views

ELECTIONS

Alleged serial killer pleads not guilty in 1973 murder case

A former Stanford Hospital medical technician pleaded not guilty on Monday morning for the 1973 murder of a 21-year-old Stanford...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 4, 2019 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 6410 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City approves four-story downtown office project

Right across from Mountain View's main transit center, a new four-story office building is being slated for development....

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Polomom, on Dec 4, 2019 at 8:52 am | 15 comments | 8177 Views
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