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With Mountain View's parking ban tied up in court, a construction project is pushing inhabited RVs off of Crisanto Avenue
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In a quest to spur housing growth, Mountain View looks to redeveloping shopping centers
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Senate approves Becker's bill to limit police radio encryption
A bill from State Sen. Josh Becker that would require California law enforcement agencies to find alternatives to radio encryption cleared the state Senate on Thursday. Thursday, 5:57 PM

Mountain View expands network of streets where RV parking is banned, but ends most overnight restrictions
The Mountain View City Council approved parking regulations this week that further limit where oversized vehicles can park, while also opening the door for them to relocate to streets that previously prohibited overnight parking. Thursday, 1:18 PM

Mountain View, East Palo Alto teens arrested for strong-arm robbery in Palo Alto
Palo Alto police have arrested two 17-year-old boys in connection with a strong-arm robbery against another teenage boy on Tuesday afternoon, the department said Wednesday. Thursday, 11:39 AM

After Texas shooting: A call to 'advance our resolve'
Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state's top Democrats vowed to "expedite" the gun control bills currently moving through the Legislature. Thursday, 1:20 PM

Mountain View approves fees on housing already considered too costly to build
Paying for infrastructure is expensive, and Mountain View is going to need a lot of cash to build out new areas of the city poised for massive growth. But the city may run the risk of rendering new housing infeasible. Wednesday, 1:49 PM | 17 comments

California reports first case of suspected monkeypox
The first suspected case of monkeypox in California, a viral infection that causes respiratory symptoms and scarring skin lesions, is under investigation in Sacramento County, state health officials said Tuesday. Thursday, 5:24 PM

Officials mark one-year anniversary of VTA mass shooting
San Jose officials are holding a day of remembrance for the victims of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority mass shooting one year ago. The tragedy, which occurred on May 26, 2021, left nine VTA employees dead.
Wednesday, 12:25 PM

Caltrain is back to its regular schedule this week, after construction reduced its service
Caltrain returns to its regular schedule Monday, May 23, with 104 trains each day following the completion of mid-county signal work for the system's electrification, Caltrain officials said.
Monday, 2:24 PM | 2 comments

Car cut in half, driver killed in high-speed crash in East Palo Alto
A car going at a high speed crashed and split into two pieces on University Avenue in East Palo Alto on Monday night, according to witnesses and police. The driver died at the scene. Tuesday, 7:57 PM

Graduate debt-free? University of California leaders think it's possible
The University of California is vowing to offer its California undergraduates a debt-free college experience by 2030 as part of an overhaul of how the system views college affordability. Tuesday, 9:38 AM

With Mountain View's parking ban tied up in court, a construction project is pushing inhabited RVs off of Crisanto Avenue
A portion of Crisanto Avenue has been cleared of parked vehicles to make way for construction at Rengstorff Park, forcing inhabited RVs -- some of which have been there for years -- to relocate. Monday, 1:49 PM | 14 comments

Sticker shock as state gas prices soar past $6 a gallon
Gov. Gavin Newsom addressed the steadily rising cost of living while speaking Wednesday at a Bakersfield clinic after receiving a second booster shot. Newsom is proposing a $18 billion inflation relief package. Monday, 10:19 AM | 2 comments

The Great Culling: Which California bills did legislators kill?
On suspense file day, legislators killed about 220 California bills on issues including education, health care, housing and workers. Sunday, 8:44 AM

Looking to add some Zen to your landscape? Visit these Japanese gardens for inspiration
Whether you want to create a rock garden, incorporate a few elements of Japanese design to your existing landscape or just add a bonsai to your home, there are plenty of gardens in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties to inspire you. Saturday, 8:48 AM

COVID-19 cases rise in local schools; Whisman announces mask mandate will continue for the rest of the school year
Local schools are seeing an increase in COVID-19 cases, mirroring trends seen throughout Santa Clara County and in many parts of the country.
Friday, 1:02 PM

In a quest to spur housing growth, Mountain View looks to redeveloping shopping centers
As cities across California search for new places to allow more housing growth, Mountain View is relying on a new approach that would permit commercial properties like strip malls and shopping centers to redevelop into housing. Friday, 12:26 PM | 31 comments

Senate bill to limit police encryption scores another victory
State Sen. Josh Becker's proposal to require police departments to find alternatives to radio encryption took another major step forward Thursday when the Senate Appropriation Committee voted to advance the bill. Friday, 1:39 PM

Fatal car crash on I-280 kills pickup truck driver
A 66-year-old man died in a car crash on Interstate Highway 280 in Los Altos Hills near the Palo Alto city border on Wednesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. Thursday, May 19, 12:43 PM

Piano teacher surrenders to Los Altos police following sexual battery warrant
A San Jose piano teacher who conducts private lessons in the South Bay surrendered to Los Altos police Wednesday following an arrest warrant in which he is being accused of inappropriately touching one of his students. Thursday, May 19, 12:43 PM | 1 comments

New film shares Peninsula woman’s experience as a queer Asian American skateboarder
‘Crashing Wheels on Concrete,' featuring LinkedIn software engineer Kat Sy, is playing at the Center for Asian American Media's CAAMFest May 22.
Wednesday, May 18, 1:28 PM

East Palo Alto sends message to shooters: 'We're not going to tolerate this'
East Palo Alto police, city officials and faith leaders vowed on Wednesday, in the aftermath of a deadly shooting the night before, that they will not allow the city to slip back into the violence of the early 1990s. Wednesday, May 18, 9:20 PM

Portola Valley couple's cross-country bike trip focuses on stroke and aphasia awareness
What Steve Zuckerman calls a "wacky cross-country trip" and a bucket list item for him and his wife Debra Meyerson, may also be a first -- a tandem bike ride across America to increase awareness about the impact of stroke and aphasia. Wednesday, May 18, 10:06 AM

One killed, three injured in East Palo Alto shooting
A shooting at the popular Jack Farrell Park in East Palo Alto that injured four people sent three of them to the hospital on Tuesday evening. One died while he was being transported by ambulance. Wednesday, May 18, 1:49 PM

Google opens the doors on its massive Bay View campus next door to NASA Ames
Google's eye-catching, 1.1 million-square-foot campus on the edge of the Bay is finally complete and open to employees, marking a major expansion of the tech company's office footprint on the Peninsula. Tuesday, May 17, 12:57 PM | 2 comments

Coronavirus central: State boosts 'test and treat' capacity, urges booster shots
COVID-19 testing capacity will expand across the state in the coming weeks as public health officials aim to make it easier to access both testing and prescription treatments. Friday, 1:46 PM

Eid Festival aims to bring peace, neighborly love in tense times

Luna Vista apartments open to the public

Volunteers sought for Caltrain advisory committee

Elderly woman accosted by robbers in roadside attack

California spent millions to boost COVID vaccination rates of Medi-Cal members — but they lag even more

Scores of protesters gather at 'Bans Off Our Bodies' protest in downtown Mountain View

Costumed canines, clucking chickens and … a roly-poly? Looking back on 75 years of the Los Altos Pet Parade

Celebration of Leaders and ATHENA Awards honor Mountain View community heroes

Mountain View looks to replace safe parking site with high-density affordable housing

Editorial: Our election recommendations

California's $100 billion surplus: What to know about Newsom's spending plan

Two injured when teen accidentally discharges firearm in parked vehicle

Get an inside tour of Hangar One restoration work

In sheriff's race, Jensen gains the most monetary contributions

Three seek the job as county's chief law-enforcement officer

Eshoo faces rivals from left, right and center in bid to retain Congress seat

Who'll be Santa Clara County's new sheriff? Five candidates seek top job

 

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