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First 49er game a test for new downtown parking program
While the new Levi's stadium was nearly filled to capacity for its first 49er game there on Sunday, football fans who used... Last comment 21 hours ago | 32 comments

LASD board members call it quits
Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year... Last comment 3 hours ago | 28 comments

Candidates see housing crisis solutions in North Bayshore
If their support for a new residential neighborhood north of Highway 101 is any indication, Mountain View's City Council... Last comment 1 hours ago | 86 comments

 
 
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Power outage hits Mountain View, again
A power outage in Mountain View this morning affected thousands of PG&E customers, turning traffic lights all along El Camino Real into four-way stops. This is the second PG&E power outage in Mountain View this week. Friday, 11:17 AM | 17 comments

School board candidate Palmer stands by careful planning
It's an exciting time for the Mountain View Whisman School District. School funding is coming back, bond measure construction is in full-swing and a new campus may be on the horizon for the Whisman neighborhood. Friday, 10:57 AM

Census numbers show Mountain View's staggering job growth
Given how rising housing prices and commuter traffic are causing serious problems for many, tracking the city's job growth has become a big deal to City Council members and City Council candidates. And how alarming the jobs-housing imbalance sounds may depend on your data source. Friday, 10:14 AM

MV police arrest three burglary suspects
Three people, including two minors, were arrested Wednesday in Mountain View after undercover police officers allegedly found them to be in possession of a bag full of stolen electronics, jewelry and drug paraphernalia. Thursday, 5:56 PM | 9 comments

High school district kicks off the school year
There've been some big changes over the summer for the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District -- some more visible than others. Students may not notice it at first, but when they inevitably pull out their iPhone, they're going to see the district's improvements in action. Thursday, 10:14 AM | 3 comments

Crime brief: man causes hospital disturbance
Police arrested a 48-year-old Folsom man last week after he entered a hospital on Castro Street and allegedly caused a disturbance and refused to leave the building. Thursday, 10:13 AM | 5 comments

Spike in thefts, burglaries across town
Dispersed incidents of car, store and home burglaries hit Mountain View early last week, as suspects broke windows and made off with anything from jewelry and computers to envelopes of cash. In just two days, there were 16 reported cases of theft and burglary, and two arrests. Wednesday, 1:07 PM | 8 comments

LASD board members call it quits
Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year agreement with Bullis Charter School and approval of placing a facilities bond measure for the November ballot, Doug Smith and Mark Goines announced they will step down. Wednesday, 1:07 PM | 28 comments

Contested race for elementary school district
Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But on Aug. 8 -- the last day to file for candidacy -- two more candidates jumped into the race. Tuesday, 12:57 PM | 21 comments

It's back to school for Mountain View
It was an emotional moment for kindergarten parents at Monta Loma Elementary when the 8:30 bell rang and their kids filtered into three classrooms for the first day of school Monday. Tuesday, 1:54 PM | 2 comments

First 49er game a test for new downtown parking program
While the new Levi's stadium was nearly filled to capacity for its first 49er game there on Sunday, football fans who used the Mountain View transit center were met with new parking fees and for some, parking tickets. Monday, 6:17 PM | 32 comments

Martial arts instructor arrested for allegedly trying to kiss a minor
Police have arrested an instructor from a martial arts studio on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto for allegedly attempting to kiss a longtime student and part-time employee when she was 17 years old. Police are now releasing the information to find out if additional victims exist, though they are currently unaware of any other victims, according to a department press release. Monday, 9:49 PM | 18 comments

Mosquito fogging scheduled for tomorrow night
The Santa Clara County Vector Control is scheduled to spray portions of Mountain View and Sunnyvale tomorrow night with a mosquito-control pesticide in an attempt to curb the spread of the West Nile virus. The "fogging" is set to take place Tuesday (Aug. 19) from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Monday, 11:36 AM | 19 comments

P.E. issue pulls in candidates
The outpouring of parent support last May for a ninth-grade P.E. exemption may have a lingering effect going into the November election. Monday, 8:37 AM | 1 comments

Power outage hits Mountain View
A brief power outage in Mountain View this morning left thousands of PG&E customers without power, including the Mountain View Caltrain station. Monday, 1:18 PM | 2 comments

Vintage shop owner trying Mountain View on for size
Tiffany Gush said it was "heartbreaking" to give up the Palo Alto location of her shop, Empire Vintage Clothing, but she was just scraping by as her rent skyrocketed. Her new location in downtown Mountain View proves to be a better fit. Monday, 8:31 AM | 10 comments

Candidates see housing crisis solutions in North Bayshore
If their support for a new residential neighborhood north of Highway 101 is any indication, Mountain View's City Council candidates appear to represent a shift in public opinion toward allowing more housing development in Mountain View, balancing the explosive job growth at LinkedIn, Google and other Mountain View tech companies. Friday, 12:52 PM | 86 comments

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