Thursday, September 29, 2016
After more than an hour and a half in closed session Tuesday night, El Camino Hospital board members voted 7-0 to select Donald C. Sibery as the hospital's interim CEO.Thursday, 1:03 PM | 2 comments
Aspirational plans by Mountain View City Council members to allow up to 10,000 new housing units in North Bayshore may hit a snag, after an early traffic analysis by the city shows that injecting that much housing into the office-heavy area would bring traffic to a standstill.Thursday, 9:58 AM | 10 comments
Smoke due to the Loma fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains is contributing to poor air quality in Santa Clara County, the Santa Clara County Public Health Department said in a statement Wednesday, Sept. 28.Thursday, 9:10 AM | No comments yet
Roads will be slick on Sunday in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas as the first rain of the rainy season falls that day, officials with the National Weather Service said.Thursday, 9:09 AM | 1 comment
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Caltrain stations will soon feature new devices to help passengers with visual impairments locate Clipper card readers, according to transportation officials.
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In a setback for Measure W, the Mountain View City Council's alternative to rent-control, council members voted narrowly on Tuesday to table a closely intertwined discussion on the city's tenant-relocation ordinance until after the November election. In effect, the delay means the city-sponsored Measure W will go before voters with ambiguity over how aggressively it will regulate the local rental housing market.
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The Mountain View Whisman School District kicked off a new effort to change attendance boundaries, marking the second attempt by district officials in recent years to re-draw a map that has some schools overwhelmed with students.Wednesday, 9:10 AM | 12 comments
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
With Foothill College now completing its departure from Cubberley Community Center, Palo Alto is preparing to welcome a fresh class of nonprofit groups, studios and educational programs into the sprawling center on the city's southern edge.Tuesday, 5:43 PM | No comments yet
Friends of Deer Hollow Farm's annual Ohlone Day Living History Festival will be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1.
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The Mountain View City Council approved a list of new actions to curb greenhouse gases, with the goal of eventually reducing the city's carbon emissions by 80 percent.Tuesday, 1:35 PM | 3 comments
School has been back in session for more than a month, but the dust hasn't quite settled in the ongoing struggle to get a teacher in every classroom.Tuesday, 10:42 AM | 1 comment
Monday, September 26, 2016
The Bay Area's intense heat wave prompted regional air quality officials today to issue another Spare the Air smog alert for Tuesday.Monday, 4:35 PM | No comments yet
Santa Clara County mailed the first ballots of the Nov. 8 presidential election on Saturday, a Registrar of Voters' Office spokesman said.Monday, 4:18 PM | No comments yet
On Tuesday night, the Mountain View City Council is poised to strengthen the city's tenant relocation ordinance, a policy that is a key component of Measure W. Revisions to the policy will determine how aggressively city leaders want to discourage evictions.
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A Graham Middle School student on a bicycle was taken to the hospital with serious injuries Friday afternoon after he collided with a Mountain View Community Shuttle on Castro Street.Monday, 11:05 AM | No comments yet
With just three weeks remaining before mail-in ballots go out for the November election, the political battle is intensifying over Mountain View's proposed rent-control measures.Monday, 10:33 AM | 17 comments
A Spare the Air alert has been issued for today in the Bay Area as light winds, heat and exhaust from vehicle traffic produce an unhealthy level of smog, officials with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District said Sunday.Monday, 10:04 AM | No comments yet
Sunday, September 25, 2016
Clear skies and westerly winds brought record-breaking heat to two Bay Area locations today, according to official data from the National Weather Service. At Moffett Field near Mountain View the high temperature was 96 degrees, breaking the old record of 91 degrees set in 1978.Sunday, 9:32 PM | 4 comments
One of Google's self-driving cars was involved in a collision Friday after a driver ran a red light, slamming into the autonomous vehicle as it passed through a busy intersection in Mountain View.Sunday, 3:59 PM | 25 comments
Saturday, September 24, 2016
A heat advisory has been issued for Sunday and Monday in the San Francisco Bay Area as western winds keep cool ocean air out to sea, according to officials with the National Weather Service.Saturday, 2:48 PM | No comments yet
Friday, September 23, 2016
In a candidate forum held on Wednesday afternoon, eight hopefuls competing for a Mountain View City Council seats were largely in agreement that the city's top challenges were meeting the area's housing and transportation needs.
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Teachers at both of Mountain View's high schools are looking at ways to cut back on homework assignments, following a new district-wide initiative aimed at promoting wellness and easing stress among teens. But some teachers are serving as trailblazers for the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District.Friday, 9:08 AM | 8 comments
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Frequent commuters on Interstate Highway 280 from Palo Alto to San Jose can provide feedback on how to improve conditions along the corridor at a community meeting this evening.Thursday, 2:35 PM | 4 comments
After below-normal temperatures midweek, weak offshore winds and clear skies will bring a warming trend starting Friday and highs on Sunday as much as 30 degrees above normal, according to the National Weather Service.Thursday, 2:34 PM | No comments yet
The El Camino Hospital board of directors agreed last week to give hospital President and CEO Tomi Ryba nearly a quarter-million dollars in bonus "incentive" pay, just weeks after voting unanimously not to renew her contract.Thursday, 10:57 AM | 3 comments
Three of the Bay Area's powerhouse universities have joined forces to work on a new biomedical science research center funded by a $600 million grant from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, the universities announced Wednesday.Thursday, 10:29 AM | No comments yet
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Despite quarrels over parking and student safety, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night gave unanimous approval to a 144-unit apartment project along Ortega Avenue. While the project includes five below-market-rate homes, this time, affordable housing concerns were sidelined by other conflicts.
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Police arrested a 35-year-old Milpitas man after he was allegedly caught bagging close to $1,000 in goods while walking through the store, then attempting to flee when officers were called to investigate.
Wednesday, 1:42 PM |
Mountain View police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in a smash-and-grab burglary outside of a Starbucks on Pear Avenue on Monday.Wednesday, 1:32 PM | 4 comments
The median cost for a Bay Area home rose slightly in August compared to the same period last year partly due to low interest rates and job growth, according to research firm CoreLogic.Wednesday, 9:13 AM | 2 comments
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Eight candidates vying for a seat on the Mountain View City Council will get another chance to square off at a political forum at the Google campus on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 21.
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A big-rig that overturned on Interstate Highway 280 near Los Altos Hills Monday afternoon sent one person to a hospital, according to the California Highway Patrol and Santa Clara County Fire Department.
Tuesday, 10:37 AM |
A proposal to further open to the public a large tract of Peninsula open space controlled by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission continues to meet with stiff opposition from environmental groups.Tuesday, 10:35 AM | 8 comments
Monday, September 19, 2016
Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey say they intend to shut down their West Coast science center in Menlo Park over the coming years and plan to relocate to the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View.
Monday, 12:18 PM |
An 82-year-old Mountain View man who died while driving his car on U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park on Friday was likely struck by debris that came off a state-owned truck, a Caltrans spokesman said.
Monday, 11:14 AM |
The warm weather Sunday brought record temperatures to two cities in the Bay Area, a National Weather Service meteorologist said.
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Sunday, September 18, 2016
School districts across the state are minimizing the role of parent advocacy in determining what classes students get placed in, but that hasn't slowed the rate of Mountain View students taking higher math.Sunday, 8:37 PM | 1 comment
I am Voting Yes on Measure B the Sales Tax for Transportation
By Steve Levy | 30 comments | 3,052 views