Mountain View's achievement gap is one of largest in U.S.
Officials at the Mountain View Whisman School District have long acknowledged the achievement gap, a gulf in student performance... Last comment 28 minutes ago | 63 comments
Upsetting sacred cows to solve housing crisis?
At a housing summit last week, a panel of experts and policymakers discussed the need for sacrificing some "sacred cows"... Last comment on May 25, 2016 at 2:59 pm | 49 comments
"Williamsburg, VA Golf Course"
Photo shows from L to R Rod and Roxanne Norville, Mary Ann Norfleet and Stewart Trebbe. We are taking a break from our golf tournament to read about our friend, Iris Harrell, in the Mountain View Voice. Date. May 24, 2013. Submitted by Roxanne Norville & Mary Ann Norfleet on Jun 14, 2013
Bernie Sanders coming to Palo Alto Wednesday
Six days before the California primary, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be coming to Palo Alto to hold a free rally this Wednesday, June 1. Tuesday, 9:11 AM
New homework policy aims to ease student stress
It took 18 months and plenty of feedback from parents, students and teachers, but the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District finally has a new homework policy in place to prevent students from getting overloaded by a deluge of school work. Monday, 11:00 PM
AT&T announces plan to expand fiber-optic network
Facing a future threat by Google Fiber, AT&T has announced its own strategy to dramatically expand its ultra-high speed internet in Mountain View. Tuesday, 9:18 AM | 7 comments
Council OKs funding for Bike Share
The Mountain View City Council approved spending $160,000 as a subsidy for the city's Bike Share service, despite acknowledgment that the bicycle-rental program has been struggling to attract riders. Friday, 1:27 PM | 26 comments
Uncertainty ahead for MV Whisman budget
Dozens of teachers working in Mountain View Whisman School District poured into the May 19 school board meeting to show solidarity for better teacher pay, following troubled negotiations between district officials and teacher union representatives that have come to a halt in recent weeks. Friday, 1:24 PM | 6 comments
Tenant advocates push back against looming deadline
Each and every day will count in the race against time for the Mountain View Tenants' Coalition to gather signatures for a ballot measure to cap the city's rent increases. But exactly how much time remains to collect these signatures remains up in the air due to a brewing disagreement between lawyers from the tenants' group and the city over how election rules should be interpreted. Friday, 10:27 AM | 54 comments
North Bayshore: Could housing incentives increase office space?
In their quest to rapidly inject housing into the North Bayshore business park, Mountain View City Council members wavered on some incentives for developers, based on new fears that they could be unintentionally unleashing a spree of new office growth. Thursday, 12:16 PM | 4 comments
Policy passed allows requests for change of measure letter
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed a policy Tuesday that will help voters differentiate between local measures of the past and present that share the same letter and cover similar issues. Thursday, 11:08 AM | 1 comments
Fixed-up Bay Trail links MV, Sunnyvale
Getting around Mountain View's bayshore just got a lot easier. Last week, local politicians and top brass from Google gathered near the windy wetlands to celebrate a new stretch of resurfaced trails, designed to help improve access to the Baylands north of Moffett Field. Thursday, 11:03 AM | 11 comments