View all | Post your own topic

Competition heats up for open school board seat
The deadline to apply for the vacant school board seat on the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees is fast-approaching,... Last comment 4 hours ago | 18 comments

Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones
About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the... Last comment 7 hours ago | 11 comments

Guest opinion: Getting people where they need to go
One of the reasons that commuter traffic in Mountain View is such a mess is that public transit doesn't get people where... Last comment 1 hour ago | 59 comments

See complete photo gallery | Upload your photo

"Thursday Night Live"
Families enjoy a beautiful Thursday evening downtown meeting firefighters and seeing firetrucks up close during the Thursday Night Live event. Submitted by JeanCarl Bisson on Jul 11, 2013

Follow us on Twitter

Hope's Corner much more than a soup kitchen
Every Saturday, hundreds of men and women -- many of them homeless -- line up outside the church at the corner of Hope and Mercy streets near downtown Mountain View looking for a hot breakfast, a warm place to sit and warm reception from familiar faces. Thursday, 12:44 PM

Income inequality in Bay Area exceeds national levels
A Silicon Valley economic research institute said today that income inequality in the Bay Area is now more severe than in the rest of the nation, according to a Silicon Valley economic research institute. Thursday, 9:57 AM | 3 comments

Air district board OKs $20M for Caltrain electrification project
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board today approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification project expected to greatly reduce emissions and allow for expanded passenger service. Thursday, 9:55 AM | 3 comments

Competition heats up for open school board seat
The deadline to apply for the vacant school board seat on the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees is fast-approaching, and several more parents have announced they will be throwing their hats in the ring. Wednesday, 5:13 PM | 18 comments

Clearing up the hazy rules surrounding drones
About 1,000 people with an interest in unmanned aircraft are flocking to the NASA Ames Research Center this week with the goal of zeroing in on better rules and tools to govern the growing drone market. Wednesday, 1:46 PM | 11 comments

Second consecutive Spare the Air Day issued for Wednesday
Bay Area residents have been asked to avoid driving alone again on Wednesday during the second consecutive Spare the Air Day. Tuesday, 4:59 PM

Update: Fewer Los Altos residents advised to boil tap water
Customers in a portion of Los Altos still need to boil their tap water before consuming it, Cal Water officials said Tuesday. The advisory was lifted for a large portion of the affected area on Tuesday evening, July 28, according to a spokeswoman.
Tuesday, 5:38 PM | 8 comments

Victor Calvo's legacy lives on in social services building
The North County Social Services Agency Building got a slightly catchier name -- it was re-christened in honor of Victor Calvo, the man who was a Mountain View mayor, Santa Clara County supervisor and California state Assemblyman. Tuesday, 12:28 PM | 2 comments

Tuesday is season's first Spare the Air day
As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday.
Monday, 2:34 PM

Palo Alto man arrested after car chase in Sonoma County
A 30-year-old Palo Alto man who took police on a wild car chase down a highway and through residential streets in Sebastopol, a town in Sonoma County, on Saturday, July 25, was arrested for stealing a vehicle and other charges, Sebastopol police Chief Jeff Weaver said. Monday, 12:05 PM

Hot spell in this week's forecast
The National Weather Service is advising Bay Area residents of the potential for higher-than-normal temperatures this week.
Monday, 8:55 AM

Federal Aviation Administration to work to reduce plane noise
Admitting that jet aircraft noise is a problem over Palo Alto and neighboring Bay Area cities, Federal Aviation Administration officials met with local government representatives and grassroots airplane-noise groups on Friday morning at Palo Alto City Hall. Monday, 8:52 AM | 16 comments

Cal Water issues boil water alert for parts of Los Altos
Cal Water issued a boil water alert Sunday for customers in a portion of Los Altos, a Cal Water spokeswoman said.
Sunday, 11:15 PM | 7 comments

Hospital board member defends secret vote
The El Camino Healthcare District revealed which board members voted to appoint Lanhee Chen to the hospital board last month after the Voice requested the results of a secret ballot taken during the district board's public meeting. Monday, 8:55 AM | 6 comments

The Best of Mountain View 2015
What is it that makes Mountain View so special, that sets it apart from Anytown, USA? Our readers know that, in addition to being the center of Silicon Valley innovation, Mountain View is home to an eclectic blend of cool shops, noteworthy services, tempting restaurants and an array of specialty food and drink establishments. With so much on offer, it can be hard to know where to find the stand-out places in town. And that is why we ask our readers, the true local experts, to single out the best that Mountain View has to offer, from places to take a date to the best happy hour, pet care and shoe repair. We're proud to present this year's top voter-getters chosen by you in our 2015 Best of Mountain View poll. Friday, 1:56 PM

Saturday: Public can weigh in on North Bayshore housing

Kepler mission spots new Earth-like planet

Adult school is back in session

Hunt begins for new school board member

An engineer in the spotlight

A gym for Silicon Valley's heavy hitters

Local political consultant joins El Camino Hospital board

Berman, Kasperzak off to fast starts in bid for Assembly seat

From seeds to student lunches

A helping hand in mental health


July 24, 2015
July 24, 2015 edition

Virtual Edition
Sec 1  
Download PDF
Sec 1  
July 17, 2015
July 17, 2015 edition

Virtual Edition
Sec 1   Sec 2  
Download PDF
Sec 1   Sec 2  


Palo Alto: Pastis owner to open second French restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 1,503 views

The Four E's--Pope Francis and the Middle Class
By Steve Levy | 4 comments | 1,071 views

Marriage Interview 9: Make a Date to Have Sex Once or Twice a Week and . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 8 comments | 973 views

My College Mindset is Intrinsically Motivated
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 971 views

Radical Acceptance
By Caroline Fleck | 0 comments | 264 views