Wednesday, July 29, 2015
About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the goal of zeroing in on better rules and tools to govern the growing drone market.Wednesday, 1:46 PM | 4 comments
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Bay Area residents have been asked to avoid driving alone again on Wednesday during the second consecutive Spare the Air Day.Tuesday, 4:59 PM | No comments yet
Customers in a portion of Los Altos still need to boil their tap water before consuming it, Cal Water officials said Tuesday. The advisory was lifted for a large portion of the affected area on Tuesday evening, July 28, according to a spokeswoman.
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The North County Social Services Agency Building got a slightly catchier name -- it was re-christened in honor of Victor Calvo, the man who was a Mountain View mayor, Santa Clara County supervisor and California state Assemblyman.Tuesday, 12:28 PM | 2 comments
Monday, July 27, 2015
As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday.
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A 30-year-old Palo Alto man who took police on a wild car chase down a highway and through residential streets in Sebastopol, a town in Sonoma County, on Saturday, July 25, was arrested for stealing a vehicle and other charges, Sebastopol police Chief Jeff Weaver said.Monday, 12:05 PM | No comments yet
The National Weather Service is advising Bay Area residents of the potential for higher-than-normal temperatures this week.
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Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration officials met with local government representatives and grassroots airplane-noise groups on Friday morning at Palo Alto City Hall.Monday, 8:52 AM | 16 comments
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Cal Water issued a boil water alert Sunday for customers in a portion of Los Altos, a Cal Water spokeswoman said.
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Friday, July 24, 2015
The El Camino Healthcare District revealed which board members voted to appoint Lanhee Chen to the hospital board last month after the Voice requested the results of a secret ballot taken during the district board's public meeting.Friday, 2:01 PM | 6 comments
What is it that makes Mountain View so special, that sets it apart from Anytown, USA? Our readers know that, in addition to being the center of Silicon Valley innovation, Mountain View is home to an eclectic blend of cool shops, noteworthy services, tempting restaurants and an array of specialty food and drink establishments. With so much on offer, it can be hard to know where to find the stand-out places in town. And that is why we ask our readers, the true local experts, to single out the best that Mountain View has to offer, from places to take a date to the best happy hour, pet care and shoe repair. We're proud to present this year's top voter-getters chosen by you in our 2015 Best of Mountain View poll.Friday, 1:56 PM | No comments yet
In a Saturday workshop, Mountain View officials want to get the community talking about North Bayshore and how to best transform the office-dominated area into more of a mixed-use residential neighborhood.
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Thursday, July 23, 2015
A planet being hailed as a possible "Earth 2.0" has been discovered by the NASA Kepler exploration mission.Thursday, 1:08 PM | 1 comment
School is back in session this summer at Mountain View's adult school. A welcome return of state funding gave the school enough money to open up for summer classes for the first time in years.Thursday, 12:53 PM | No comments yet
The recent drama on the Mountain View Whisman school board has done little to deter prospective applicants for the vacant board seat, who showed up at a meeting last week to learn about what it means to be a good board member.Thursday, 11:21 AM | 11 comments
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Chief biomedical engineer, actor, singer, dancer and entertainer. It's an uncommon résumé, but one that describes Ray D'Ambrosio well.Wednesday, 1:49 PM | No comments yet
Silicon Valley may feel like the fighting ring for the tech titans, but a new franchise is hitting on the belief that old-fashioned fisticuffs can also be big money in Mountain View.Wednesday, 1:48 PM | 2 comments
After rapid-fire interviews and a handful of questions, the El Camino Healthcare District board chose a Stanford lecturer, longtime political consultant and vocal opponent of the Affordable Care Act to join El Camino Hospital's governing board.
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Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The primary election is still nearly a year away but the two leading contenders to replace Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento have hit the ground running, with each raising more than $100,000 and picking up a list of endorsements from regional dignitaries.Tuesday, 10:35 AM | 7 comments
This fall, students can look forward to dining on homegrown carrots, eggplants and tomatillos during lunch. A new program will allow kids to grow their own produce on campus and send it straight to the district's kitchens to supplement school meals.Tuesday, 9:52 AM | No comments yet
Monday, July 20, 2015
People hospitalized for a mental illness have a long road ahead of them, with plenty of pitfalls to sidestep as they try to re-integrate themselves back into society. But they don't have to go it alone.Monday, 4:26 PM | 1 comment
Sunday, July 19, 2015
When it comes to basic human rights, there's surely some fundamentals that most can agree on. For instance: Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security. Slavery, in all its forms, is patently illegal. Every person deserves to be treated equally.Sunday, 10:12 PM | 35 comments
All of the Bay Area's nine counties had unemployment rates last month below the state average, according to the California Employment Development Department.Sunday, 1:10 PM | No comments yet
Friday, July 17, 2015
Google officials on Thursday reported a Mountain View crash involving one of the company's self-driving car prototypes. But this collision -- the company's 14th to date -- is drawing extra attention after media sources reported it as the first collision to cause injuries.
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On Nov. 15, 2013, 5-year-old cancer survivor Miles Scott had his wish come true for one day, he got to don a costume and become Batman's new sidekick, "Batkid." In what became the ultimate feel-good event, thousands cheered as Batkid raced throughout San Francisco to solve criminal capers in the largest stunt ever attempted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation.Friday, 12:00 PM | 1 comment
Gunn High School was shut down Thursday afternoon after a student reported a "threatening" Facebook post to police, Superintendent Max McGee said Friday.Friday, 10:14 AM | 1 comment
Thursday, July 16, 2015
An 85-year-old pedestrian suffered major injuries after he was struck by a vehicle Thursday in Mountain View.Thursday, 4:37 PM | 12 comments
The 63-year-old Palo Alto man who suffered critical injuries late last week after he was struck by a vehicle in Mountain View died Wednesday, according to police.Thursday, 4:32 PM | 3 comments
Editor's note: Police reported the man was found Thursday evening.
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Police are asking for the public's help in searching for a 32-year-old Mountain View man who went missing Wednesday.
In what is being called a "flawless" mission, the NASA spacecraft New Horizons this week successfully performed the first-ever flyby exploration of Pluto after a nine-year and 3-billion mile voyage a success met with cheers by scientists and the public gathered at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View.Thursday, 12:14 PM | No comments yet
A niche shop known for its exotic fish, reptiles and brightly-colored coral will be shutting its doors later this month, ending its decades-long run in the heart of downtown Mountain View.Thursday, 10:51 AM | 25 comments
Acting on numerous complaints by her constituents regarding an increase in aircraft noise, Rep. Anna Eshoo has assembled a survey for residents, which she plans to take to the Federal Aviation Administration for possible changes to flight altitudes.Thursday, 10:51 AM | 6 comments
In a worrying trend, more California drivers are using their cell phones while driving this year than last, according to a study released by state officials Tuesday, July 14.Thursday, 10:50 AM | 5 comments