A 21-year-old Mountain View man has been arrested on charges of vehicular manslaughter after allegedly fatally striking a man June 21 who was waiting at a bus stop in the Peninsula city.
Matthew Pumar allegedly ran a red light and drove onto the sidewalk near the intersection of California Street and Escuela Avenue about 9:30 a.m., according to Mountain View police. Read More
A Mountain View man was shot in East Palo Alto on Wednesday, East Palo Alto police said. The 35-year-old victim was shot in the 2300 block of Cooley Avenue by an unidentified gunman around 6:48 p.m. Police were alerted to the shooting by a ShotSpotter activation, they said. A car was seen fleeing the area at the time of the shooting. Police described the vehicle as “similar to a silver Toyota Rav 4.” Responding officers found evidence of a shooting but no victim. Read More
So you didn’t score a ticket for Neil and Pegi Young’s gala 25th Annual Bridge School concert this weekend? Sure, you can content yourself with picking up a copy of the 3-DVD/2-CD “The Bridge School Benefit Concerts — 25th Anniversary Edition” next Tuesday. But here’s another novel idea — why not catch Saturday’s show live online instead, live from Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, via YouTube and Facebook? Read More
Jenna Bayer, owner of Jenna Bayer Garden Design in Mountain View will participate in Holidays on a High Note, a benefit for Peninsula Family Services and Foothill Auxiliary. For tickets to the Monday event at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton, call Eileen Sullivan at (415) 309-3412. Twenty percent of the event proceeds will benefit Peninsula Family Services. Read More
President Barack Obama is set to visit Mountain View on Monday to take part in a live town hall meeting hosted by online professional network LinkedIn.“Putting America Back to Work: LinkedIn Presents a Town Hall with President Obama” will be a forum for a live audience of LinkedIn members and employees — plus online members nationwide — to ask the president about job creation and the economy, according to the White House press secretary’s office. Read More
Over the past three seasons, the South San Francisco football team has done very well in its nonleague schedule, and this year has been no different.
South City has rolled to two nonleague wins, the most recent coming in a 25-0 win against Capuchino on Friday.South City coach Frank Moro said his team has played outstanding defense, allowing seven points in two games, but that it’s “something we’re relying on a bit too much.” Read More
The woman accused of burglarizing “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek’s San Francisco hotel room as he and his wife slept last week denied the allegations in court Monday.Lucinda Moyers, 56, pleaded not guilty to a count of residential burglary and another for possession of stolen property. Moyers remains in custody on $625,000 bail. Read More
In a warm, honeyed drawl reminiscent of early Don Henley, rap-rocker Kid Rock earnestly croons his way through his new Eagles-twangy set called “Born Free,” through duets with Zac Browne, Martina McBride and Sheryl Crow (on the single “Collide,” featuring his longtime idol Bob Seger on piano). Read More
Trying to head home on Caltrain? Think again. The rail transportation that serves most of the peninsula is experiencing delays of up to 30 minutes after a train broke down during the evening commute.A Baby Bullet train leaving from San Jose on its way to San Francisco broke down at the Mountain View station around 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, according to Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn.The train experienced “mechanical” failure, Dunn said. Read More
A man who was struck and killed by a Caltrain on Wednesday night in Mountain View has been identified by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner’s Office as Cecil Joseph Bloch.Bloch, 63, was a Mountain View resident and his death appears to have been a suicide, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office.Bloch was struck by a southbound train on the tracks south of the San Antonio station at about 6:50 p.m., a Caltrain spokeswoman said. Read More