If it is local and useful, it is on en-us <![CDATA[Girl struck by car near Rengstorff Park]]> A juvenile girl was injured Thursday afternoon after being hit by a passing vehicle while she was trying to cross Rengstorff Avenue, police said. The victim was hospitalized with minor injuries, according to Sgt. Saul Jaeger of the Mountain View Police Department.]]> <![CDATA[Can Mountain View afford a new school?]]> Members of the Mountain View Whisman's Boundary Advisory Task Force are poised to decide whether it's the right time to open a school in the Whisman and Slater neighborhood area. But concerns over under-enrollment and millions of dollars in additional costs are still top issues that could sink the idea entirely.]]> <![CDATA[Give a cat a home]]> Lily doesn't quite know what to make of her temporary quarters at the Silicon Valley Humane Society's adoption center inside the Mountain View PetSmart on East Charleston Road. ]]> <![CDATA[Full steam ahead on park plans and bike improvements]]> Citing transportation enhancements and environmental sustainability as top key issues last month, the Mountain View City Council took a first step toward re-prioritizing major infrastructure projects for the next five years, including a renewed emphasis on bike and pedestrian improvements and possibly a grade separation for the Caltrain crossing at Rengstorff Avenue.]]> <![CDATA[Health officials issue warning over raw milk]]> The state Department of Public Health is warning the public of the dangers of consuming raw milk after six Bay Area residents fell seriously ill, state public health officials announced Tuesday.
<![CDATA[Google's fiber optic cables stolen]]> Police arrested a San Jose man after he allegedly made his way into a garage on the Google campus and attempted to steal spools of fiber optic cable.]]> <![CDATA[Council OKs Rengstorff community center design]]> After years of delays and scaled-back plans to improve Mountain View's community center at Rengstorff Park, the City Council on Tuesday approved a design that would renovate the 50-year-old building and expand the facility deeper into the park.]]> <![CDATA[Thursday: Sen. Jerry Hill holds open house]]> State Senator Jerry Hill, D- San Mateo and Santa Clara counties, and Assemblyman Kevin Mullin, D-South San Francisco, will hold an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at their district offices, 1528 South El Camino Real in San Mateo. ]]> <![CDATA[Staying in school]]> Talking to middle school kids can be tough, but not for Arnel Pajarillo. At "The Beat" after-school program at Graham Middle School, Pajarillo went around the room Tuesday afternoon talking to students about how they spent their three-day weekend.]]> <![CDATA[Burglary suspect arrested after standoff in Palo Alto home]]> Police have arrested a 25-year-old man who barricaded himself in a home on the 900 block of Elsinore Drive in Palo Alto, following a police pursuit Monday afternoon.]]> <![CDATA[Man assaulted while flying remote-controlled aircraft]]> Police are looking for two suspects after a man was attacked by two men Sunday evening while he was flying remote-controlled aircrafts at Monta Loma Elementary School, according to police.]]> <![CDATA[Board rejects closing down Theuerkauf]]> After a marathon discussion last week that drew an overflow crowd of parents, members of the Mountain View Whisman school board indicated they had no appetite for closing down a neighborhood school. Earlier plans drafted by district staff singled out Theuerkauf Elementary School for possible closure.]]> <![CDATA[Two small quakes strike Santa Clara County]]> Two small earthquakes have struck in Santa Clara County this morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.]]> <![CDATA[Update: Victims identified, motive sought in Palo Alto murder-suicide]]> The man who police believe used a semi-automatic gun to kill the building manager at a Palo Alto senior-housing complex on Thursday before turning the gun on himself has been identified as Marc Alvin Miller, a resident who was described by some of his neighbors as "lonely" and "disgruntled." The manager was identified Saturday as Vincent DePaul Collins, 70.]]> <![CDATA[Medical Foundation doctors issue advice on youth mental health]]> The Palo Alto Medical Foundation pediatrics department took an unprecedented step into the community debate on teen well-being, offering strong recommendations on several factors they see as key to bolstering students' mental health.]]>