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Voice editorial endorsement: City Council
The Mountain View Voice recommends candidates Ken Rosenberg, Pat Showalter and Lenny Siegel for City Council. Read the... Last comment 4 hours ago | 63 comments

Candidates challenged on 'rent stabilization'
All nine candidates for Mountain View City Council were put on the spot last week during a candidate forum held by church... Last comment 19 hours ago | 26 comments

Council moves ahead with office-heavy San Antonio plan
On Tuesday night the City Council decided it was prudent to add office space for 1,000 employees to the precise plan for... Last comment 5 hours ago | 41 comments

 
 
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Voice endorsement: Schmidt for Santa Clara Valley Water Board
The Voice endorses incumbent Brian Schmidt over challenger Gary Kremen for a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District. Friday, 11:40 AM | 4 comments

Google-donated shuttle service gets green light
In January, a small fleet of white and blue electric shuttle buses will begin rolling down the streets of Mountain View on a route that aims to hit the city's popular destinations. Friday, 11:32 AM | 19 comments

Council tweaks plan for 600 new homes in South Whisman
In a council election season where the need for more housing is a hot topic, council members were relatively quick to move forward with a plan for nearly 600 new homes in a study session on Tuesday, bringing back to life a project killed by the recession. Friday, 10:08 AM | 5 comments

Outside money floods City Council race
The real estate industry and a shadowy special interest group is pumping tens of thousands of dollars into the Mountain View City Council election, causing alarm amongst candidates and residents who fear this election will mark the end of low-budget City Council campaigns. Thursday, 8:03 AM | 31 comments

Teachers agree to district's salary offer
The Mountain View Whisman School District is one step away from approving a salary increase of 7 percent for its teaching staff. Teachers with the Mountain View Educators Association voted to ratify the tentative agreement on Monday, Oct. 20. Thursday, 11:28 AM | 6 comments

Partial eclipse coming to Bay Area Thursday
On Thursday afternoon, Bay Area residents and visitors will be able to view a partial eclipse of the sun in the southwestern sky, but experts warn that looking at the sun for more than a glance without proper protection or a filter can damage eyes. Thursday, 8:01 AM

Voter Guide: Santa Clara Valley Water District
The winner in the race for a single seat at the Santa Clara Valley Water District will take on major challenges if elected to represent District 7 this November. He will face a deepening drought and lingering problems with downstream flooding when the rains do come. Two candidates, incumbent and board Vice Chairman Brian Schmidt and challenger Gary Kremen, are seeking the seat. Wednesday, 10:52 AM | 4 comments

County fires child services director
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has terminated the county's director of child support services following claims that he obtained free personal travel services from county business trips, a spokeswoman said today. Tuesday, 3:26 PM | 3 comments

Man slashed with knife during argument
Police arrested a Mountain View woman last week after she allegedly got into an argument with a roommate, picked up a knife and cut the victim several times in an apartment on the 2400 block of West El Camino Real. Tuesday, 1:29 PM | 2 comments

CSA seeks to crowd-fund survival kits for the homeless
Mountain View's Community Services Agency is raising funds to buy survival gear for the city's homeless who are facing the first winter since the cold weather shelter at the Sunnyvale Armory closed. Tuesday, 11:57 AM | 5 comments

Council candidates' take on $15 minimum wage
It may fall on three new City Council members to carry on the current council's goal of working towards a $15 an hour minimum wage by 2018, as outgoing members Margaret Abe-Koga, Jac Siegel and Ronit Bryant were among the biggest proponents of the raise. In a candidate forum organized by Peninsula Interfaith Action Friday, Oct. 10, the nine candidates were asked to react to the council's goal to raise the city's minimum wage past the $10.30 approved last week.
Tuesday, 10:55 AM | 7 comments

All about the budget
Class was back in session at the Oct. 9 Mountain View Whisman School District board meeting, as members of the community filled the room for a special budget meeting to try to understand how their local school district funds teachers, programs and other expenses. Monday, 3:09 PM | 2 comments

Open house draws huge crowds to NASA Ames
The public got a rare peek inside the gates of NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field on Saturday, which drew over 115,000 people curious to see the space-age wonders created over the years in Silicon Valley.

Check out our gallery of photos from the big day. Monday, 12:07 PM | 11 comments

Candidates challenged on 'rent stabilization'

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