Mountain View Online If it is local and useful, it is on en-us Copyright 2023 Mountain View Online <![CDATA[A man allegedly held a woman against her will and sexually assaulted her multiple times in his downtown Mountain View apartment in January]]> An investigative report into a rape case reveals new details about the January incident when a man allegedly held a woman against her will and sexually assaulted her multiple times in his downtown Mountain View apartment.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View City Council meeting postponed due to new Brown Act rules]]> "This is due to the new Brown Act meeting rules that require a quorum of the governing body to be in person if there are also members attending the meeting remotely," the city said in a statement.]]> <![CDATA[Stanford student's idea for California bill turns into proposal]]> A Stanford doctoral student who won state Sen. Josh Becker's "Ought to Be a Law" contest.]]> <![CDATA[Missing Mountain View boy was found safe, police say]]> A 13-year-old boy reported missing Monday in Mountain View has been found safe, police said.]]> <![CDATA[Mountain View hunkers down for yet another storm]]> Yet another big storm is forecast to blow through the Bay Area this week, with the biggest impacts expected throughout the day Tuesday. Mountain View can expect between a half-inch and 1.5 inches of rain.]]> <![CDATA[California lifts target for 15% water conservation as yet another storm approaches]]> California ended its voluntary statewide target, triggering concerns from experts that many water supplies remain depleted.]]> <![CDATA[15 women who have broken barriers in Silicon Valley]]> Individuals who have broken barriers, shattered stereotypes and inspired change in Silicon Valley.]]> <![CDATA[Mobile home parks offer refuge from the state's housing squeeze. But who's overseeing them?]]> The California Department of Housing and Community Development has limited powers to intervene when conditions at mobile home parks get bad. It can stop owners collecting rent until they fix problems, but it can't help residents.]]> <![CDATA[Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel and a philanthropist who donated billions, dies]]> Gordon Moore, a pioneering Silicon Valley scientist and leading philanthropist, died on Friday, March 24, at his home in Hawaii, Intel Corporation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation jointly announced. He was 94. ]]> <![CDATA[State to audit Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority]]> Santa Clara County's largest public transit agency will be audited by the state as one lawmaker looks to change up how it's run.<br /> ]]> <![CDATA[Planning commission supports four-story office development on North Bernardo]]> While the four-story office development proposal on N. Bernardo Avenue came with some drawbacks, including the removal of 61 heritage trees, commissioners were encouraged by its community benefits and publicly accessible open space.]]> <![CDATA[Remote work rises and Caltrain ridership plummets: How Sililcon Valley has changed three years since COVID]]> Joint Venture Silicon Valley's annual report illustrates how the increasing cost of living is impacting local residents -- and driving them away.]]> <![CDATA[Community briefs: Teen career fair, student walk-a-thon and a downtown Mountain View scavenger hunt]]> This week in community briefs, the Youth Advisory Committee hosts a Teen Career Day, the German International School of Silicon Valley seeks walk-a-thon donations and the Downtown Business Association offers scavenger hunt savings.]]> <![CDATA[Man dies following car collision on Charleston Road]]> Police are looking for witnesses in a Monday morning collision in Palo Alto near the Mountain View border where a driver struck a pedestrian who died the next day.]]> <![CDATA[Power restored after Wednesday outage hits thousands in Mountain View]]> Nearly 5,000 PG&E customers in Mountain View lost power Wednesday afternoon, the utility company reported. It was restored later that night.]]> <![CDATA[New rules to phase out gas appliances stoke excitement, anxiety on the Peninsula]]> With the Bay Area adopting sweeping new rules to phase out gas-fueled appliances, city and county officials in Menlo Park, Palo Alto and the region are debating the risks and benefits of going fully electric.]]> <![CDATA['An eye in the sky': A new NASA project is developing drone technology to fight wildfires]]> As wildfire season on the West Coast stretches longer each year, with fires scorching through record levels of acreage and burning down entire communities, scientists at NASA Ames want to utilize drones to help modernize firefighting.]]> <![CDATA[Gusty storm claims a life: Tree falls on van in Portola Valley, killing the driver]]> The latest storm claimed a victim Tuesday, after a tree fell on a van, killing its driver.]]> <![CDATA[Here we go again: High winds take out power for thousands in Mountain View]]> Less than 48 hours after the final outages from last week's storm were resolved in Mountain View, more rain and windy conditions in the early afternoon on March 21 caused the power to go out for more than 1,000 customers in the city.]]> <![CDATA[Monta Loma residents say PG&E's outage communication was insufficient and inaccurate]]> Thousands of Mountain View PG&E customers lost power due to the storm conditions last week, with most getting their power restored by Thursday morning. But for an unlucky 50 homes in Monta Loma, the power was out for five full days.]]> <![CDATA[Santa Clara County sheriff reports over a dozen fentanyl overdoses in one week at correctional facility]]> Sheriff Robert Jonsen is drawing attention to a rash of fentanyl overdoses and exposures at Milpitas' Elmwood Correctional Facility.]]>