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Backyard barbecue blamed for Los Altos Hills house fire

The residents of a Los Altos Hills home have been displaced after fire spread from a backyard barbecue to a garage and into...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1252 Views

ELECTIONS

Appeals court says class action lawsuit against Facebook can proceed

A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled on Thursday (Aug. 8) that Facebook users in Illinois can proceed with a class...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2019
Last comment by mv dweller, on Aug 12, 2019 at 9:58 pm | 2 comments | 1563 Views

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Permits for new homes sink in Santa Clara County

The number of permits for new homes fell across California and most of the Bay Area during the first half of 2019, despite...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Aug 11, 2019 at 11:19 am | 9 comments | 2469 Views

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Religious leaders, community members hold vigil to protest treatment of migrants in detention

A little before noon, a small crowd starts to gather at El Camino Real and Page Mill Road. They're a jumbled group of community...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2019
Last comment by homes, on Aug 11, 2019 at 7:29 am | 24 comments | 1311 Views

ELECTIONS

Deputy chief seeks to prepare future MVPD leaders

Deputy Chief Chris Hsiung, a veteran officer promoted last week to second in command at the Mountain View Police Department,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by BJ, on Aug 10, 2019 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 2141 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2222 Views

ELECTIONS

Council eyes tweaks to rent control

Amid plans to draft a 2020 ballot measure, the Mountain View City Council will likely seek greater influence over the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Aug 9, 2019 at 7:42 pm | 27 comments | 5472 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Waldorf School offering new Parent & Infant Classes!

Waldorf School of the Peninsula is proud to offer a new monthly Parent & Infant Circle beginning in September as part of...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Vaccines, on Aug 9, 2019 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 129 Views

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'Village People' prepare to close up shop

Village Stationers, a family-owned stationery store with locations in Menlo Park and Los Altos, will be closing its doors...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Aug 9, 2019 at 9:27 am | 5 comments | 1476 Views

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City launches new registry to rein in Airbnb

After years of consideration, Mountain View officials are finally ready to begin regulating the fast-growing cottage industry...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by Polomom, on Aug 9, 2019 at 8:33 am | 17 comments | 5968 Views

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Free tuition and textbooks: A new promise for eligible Foothill College students

Foothill College has expanded its Foothill College Promise, a program that offers two years of free tuition and textbooks...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2019
Last comment by , on Aug 8, 2019 at 6:30 am | 8 comments | 3844 Views

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Ace Hardware to take over vacant Orchard Supply site

A building once occupied by Orchard Supply Hardware is set to be revived. On Tuesday, Ace Hardware announced it would take...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2019
Last comment by Jennifer02, on Aug 8, 2019 at 6:02 am | 21 comments | 9035 Views

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Crime brief: Man attacks employee at Pitbull concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre

A San Jose man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly hit an employee at Shoreline Amphitheatre multiple times...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2279 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, but limited parking is making it a pain to get there...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2019
Last comment by They paved paradise and put up a parking lot, on Aug 7, 2019 at 9:57 am | 35 comments | 3869 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 1515 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 1315 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 | 1576 Views

SPORTS

Young chess player sets new strategy: 'faith in myself'

When 12-year-old Mountain View resident Ruiyang Yan narrowly qualified for the U.S. Girls Junior Chess Championship, she...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2019
Last comment by BDBD, on Aug 4, 2019 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1701 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. 2145 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 | 7 comments | 6737 Views
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