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City barrels ahead with on-demand fuel rules
Over the protests of several stakeholders, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday approved plans to have the local fire... Last comment 3 hours ago | 14 comments

Parents say big questions still remain over Teach to One
Parents in the Mountain View Whisman School District are still uneasy about the handling of a controversial digital math... Last comment on Mar 23, 2017 at 3:37 pm | 59 comments

Reinforcements join fight over rent control
Both sides in the courtroom battle over Mountain View's Measure V rent-control law could be getting some extra muscle. Read... Last comment on Mar 23, 2017 at 2:41 pm | 21 comments

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Women's rights walk Sunday in Palo Alto
Local female leaders from an array of fields, from education and activism to public service, will speak at a rally on Sunday, March 26, in Palo Alto organized by Feminist Majority, a national women's rights organization. Friday, 1:00 PM | 3 comments

How local schools measure up in new state assessment
In a bid to move away from grading school performance on a single number and a single test, the California Department of Education released a new report last week that sums up the quality of public schools in a detail-laden "dashboard" for school officials and families alike. Friday, 11:25 AM | 5 comments

City barrels ahead with on-demand fuel rules
Over the protests of several stakeholders, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday approved plans to have the local fire department monitor and sanction the emerging mobile-fuel businesses. But while the Mountain View now has formal standards, some of the mobile-fuel companies warn the regulations will essentially kill their market within the city. Friday, 10:10 AM | 14 comments

Burglary suspects at large after high-speed chase
Two suspects are still at large after a home burglary in Mountain View this morning led to a high-speed chase that ended in San Jose, according to police. Thursday, 1:59 PM | 7 comments

Storms Friday, Sunday to bring rain, gusty winds
Bay Area rivers are expected to stay within their banks when rain from two storms falls in the region Friday and Sunday, National Weather Service officials said.
Thursday, 12:38 PM

Trump cuts spell trouble for local housing
Calling an affordable-housing project a "miracle" sounds trite, but the term now seems apt for a new 67-unit apartment project being built 1701 El Camino Real. Thursday, 11:38 AM | 6 comments

'Understanding Islam' speaker series starts in April
Santa Clara County Joe Simitian is looking to increase the public's knowledge of Islam and Muslims through a speaker series with regional leaders that will launch in Palo Alto next month. Thursday, 8:31 AM | 5 comments

Bystanders stop phone theft suspect
A transient woman who allegedly robbed a woman of her phone last week was arrested after bystanders chased down the suspect and detained her until police arrived.
Wednesday, 1:55 PM | 1 comments

Brief break in rain Wednesday
More soggy, windy weather is expected to roll into the Bay Area after a brief sunny respite on Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Wednesday, 10:45 AM

Campaign postpones recall election of Brock Turner judge
The group working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for alleged judicial bias has decided to delay placing a recall on the ballot until next summer given the cost of mounting a special election this November. Wednesday, 9:20 AM | 5 comments

Zimbabwe charity race and fair turns 18
The 18th annual Run For Zimbabwe will be hosted at St. Joseph school, 1120 Miramonte Ave. in Mountain View, on Sunday, Mar. 26, from noon to 4 p.m. The event aims to teach the local community about Zimbabwean culture and to raise funds for the Makumbi Children's Home, an orphanage. Tuesday, 11:54 AM | 2 comments

High school district's champion of minority students set to retire

Larry's AutoWorks closes down

Three storms to bring rain, cool temperatures this week

Eight apply to new rent control committee

Five suspects nabbed after downtown Palo Alto hit-and-run

Still no verdict on school boundary changes


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