Friday, September 22, 2017
Mountain View's Alta View Animal Hospital is facing mounting complaints from disgruntled clients who blame the clinic for mistreating or harming their pets.Friday, 1:40 PM | 10 comments
A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with major injuries Friday morning after he collided with a four-door sedan on westbound Central Expressway in Mountain View.Friday, 1:11 PM | No comments yet
Several local and countywide groups will host a special workshop in Mountain View this Sunday, Sept. 24, to assist undocumented immigrants seeking renewal for temporary legal status under the Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Mountain View's City Council signaled support for a new aggressive campaign to promote housing growth that would require developers to supply more below-market-rate homes and pay higher fees, with the goal of creating more opportunities for home ownership.Thursday, 1:05 PM | 21 comments
Last week marked the end of California's legislative session, and lawmakers approved some landmark housing bills that are expected to dramatically promote residential growth in the state.Thursday, 1:04 PM | 4 comments
Most of the floodwater has receded from Houston after Hurricane Harvey made landfall late last month, dumping close to 50 inches of rain throughout the state of Texas in just a few short days. But with thousands still stranded in shelters with nowhere else to go, emergency relief is still in short supply.Thursday, 10:51 AM | 2 comments
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Two new automated security bots designed to monitor criminal activity, search for concealed weapons and be the "eyes and ears" for law enforcement will be hitting the market next year, according to an announcement by Mountain View-based Knightscope.
Wednesday, 3:12 PM |
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Calling it a sensible approach to a drug that's legal and widely accepted in the Bay Area, Mountain View City Council members unanimously agreed Tuesday night to start work on city regulations that would allow recreational marijuana stores to open up in the city.
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Crisanto Avenue, home to the city's largest makeshift encampment of people living out of their cars, was a tense scene on Tuesday afternoon as a large team of police officers began towing vehicles for violating city rules.
Tuesday, 8:33 PM |
Hazards at Bay Area beaches, below-normal temperatures and breezy conditions have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a weather statement for conditions Tuesday through Thursday evening.
Tuesday, 4:10 PM |
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A San Jose woman was arrested Saturday after she allegedly punched a security officer during the Florida Georgia Line concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre, according to police.Tuesday, 9:49 AM | 7 comments
Monday, September 18, 2017
A Los Altos High School senior is organizing a free wellness conference this month to bring together teenagers to discuss and learn about topics such as identity, healthy relationships and mental health.Monday, 4:56 PM | 2 comments
Before summer officially becomes fall on Friday, autumn-like weather will make its way this week to the San Francisco and Monterey bay areas, National Weather Services officials said today.
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Sunday, September 17, 2017
El Camino Hospital has launched an online price estimator tool aimed at improving quality and cost transparency for its patients, according to hospital officials.Sunday, 1:20 PM | 3 comments
Friday, September 15, 2017
For many cancer survivors who fought their way through a traumatic diagnosis and years of treatment, being deemed "cancer free" is hardly the end of the story.Friday, 1:38 PM | No comments yet
Thousands of teens at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools say they have benefited from a new homework policy aimed at bringing down homework loads.Friday, 10:37 AM | 14 comments
Thursday, September 14, 2017
Mountain View's Computer History Museum played host to many of the Democratic candidates competing for the governor's seat. Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, state Treasurer John Chiang and former state Superintendent Delaine Eastin each gave a brief rundown of their campaign platforms before a packed audience of Silicon Valley's business elite.Thursday, 1:46 PM | No comments yet
Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian will discuss the observations he made and perspectives he gained in his visits with citizens of "Trump's America" at an event this Saturday.Thursday, 11:29 AM | 29 comments
Hoping to assuage lingering fears in the immigrant community, the Mountain View City Council took a new step to reassure vulnerable residents that the city has their back. Local elected leaders on Tuesday formally signed on Mountain View to many "Freedom City" policies, committing local officials and the police to a higher set of standards for dealing with undocumented individuals.
Thursday, 11:28 AM |
With only a month left before the start of the rainy season, the Santa Clara Valley Water District is moving fast on emergency repairs to save what's left of the creek bank along a crumbling stretch of Stevens Creek Trail.Thursday, 10:40 AM | 11 comments
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Los Altos High School student Alisha Mirapuri's deep interest in technology and computer science hasn't gone unnoticed. On Monday, the Society of Women Engineers awarded Mirapuri and six other girls across the country with the Global Innovator Award.Wednesday, 1:45 PM | No comments yet
The Voice's sister paper, the Palo Alto Weekly, is co-sponsoring a free discussion on how juvenile crimes are handled by the police and District Attorney with the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office on Monday in Palo Alto.Wednesday, 12:58 PM | 3 comments
A man was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication after police found him playing loud music in his car, and a woman claims her wallet was stolen from her locker at the El Camino YMCA.Wednesday, 11:34 AM | No comments yet
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Bay Area residents could experience today similar weather conditions to those that rolled through on Monday evening, with chances for additional thunderstorms and lightning, a National Weather Service meteorologist said.Tuesday, 1:35 PM | 3 comments
For an issue that has dominated several meetings and spawned several lawsuits, a final resolution came rather swiftly on Monday night. At its Sept. 11 meeting, the Mountain View Rental Housing Committee unanimously agreed to establish Dec. 23, 2016 as the official start date of the city's new rent-control program.
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Betty Yamasaki, a math teacher at Los Altos High School, recently received the 2017 Santa Clara County Teachers of the Year award for the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District. Yamasaki, the department chair, led the school through the transition to the Common Core curriculum.Tuesday, 10:29 AM | No comments yet
Stanford Blood Center is asking the public to help send 50 pediatric organ transplant recipients to a summer camp hosted by Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.Tuesday, 10:13 AM | No comments yet
Monday, September 11, 2017
Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian is calling for a new civilian oversight body to keep an eye on county law enforcement and corrections.Monday, 11:46 AM | 3 comments
Sunday, September 10, 2017
"Rock Steady Boxing" group is part of a fast-growing movement across the country to adapt boxing and other challenging exercise regimens to fight the other symptoms that often accompany Parkinson's disease.Sunday, 3:50 PM | No comments yet
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Mountain View Voice readers have officially decided. See which local restaurants and businesses can now claim the title — Best Of Mountain View 2017.