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ELECTIONS

Cities join forces to back transportation-funding plan

With Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure, Palo Alto and eight other cities in the north...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by Intelligent MV Woman, 2 hours ago | 15 comments | 1195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Despite budget concerns, LASD teachers to get raises

School officials at the Los Altos School District have agreed to give 3 percent raises to teachers and other employees this...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by James Thurber, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 703 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV man accused of torture, sex abuse to stand trial

A Mountain View man who allegedly tortured and beat his girlfriend's teenage brother for months will stand trial on four...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Anon, 19 hours ago | 9 comments | 4674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Showtime for Super Bowl plans

On Sunday, the eyes of the world were set squarely on the South Bay as it hosts Super Bowl 50. For Mountain View, which was...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Reader, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 1460 Views

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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by mary vipham (Davis), 21 hours ago | 189 comments | 55278 Views

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Do self-driving cars need a licensed driver?

If there's one priority for self-driving cars upon which everyone can agree, it's safety. Google and other manufacturers...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by BD, 21 hours ago | 16 comments | 3030 Views

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City signals support for LinkedIn's colossal project

Perhaps the biggest and most complicated development on the horizon for Mountain View, LinkedIn's proposal for a new 10-building...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Eek, on Feb 7, 2016 at 9:12 pm | 22 comments | 4789 Views

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Pizza Studio at San Antonio Shopping Center closed

I was surprised by the notice on Pizza Studio saying they closed this location. What happened? It was always seemed like...

Original post made by NoPizzaToday:( on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by Matt, on Feb 7, 2016 at 6:06 pm | 27 comments | 2192 Views

ELECTIONS

Controversial board member won't seek re-election

Steve Nelson, a controversial member of the Mountain View Whisman School District board, told the Voice in an email Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by thank goodness!, on Feb 7, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 14 comments | 2134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher salary debate heats up

The Mountain View Whisman School District is roughly a month away from negotiations with its teacher union on salaries, and...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 7, 2016 at 8:22 am | 28 comments | 2705 Views

SPORTS

Traveling to Super Bowl 50? Bring a clear plastic bag

Anyone traveling to Levi's Stadium to watch Super Bowl 50 on Valley Transportation Authority's light-rail trains had better...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Greg David, on Feb 6, 2016 at 8:13 pm | 8 comments | 2492 Views

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A city park that bans bikes and trees?

A tangle of restrictions and costs led many at Tuesday's City Council meeting to denounce plans for a new mini-park near...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Public BeneFAT, on Feb 6, 2016 at 8:04 pm | 21 comments | 3272 Views

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AAA offering free tows to those who drink during Super Bowl

Bay Area Super Bowl fans who choose to drink Sunday at the Super Bowl and at Super Bowl parties can get a free tow home through...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Stupid Bowl, on Feb 6, 2016 at 5:41 pm | 6 comments | 758 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Water district delays decision on $5M contract with controversial firm

The Santa Clara Valley Water District has put off a decision on whether to work with a controversial firm to kick off work...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by When did this happen?, on Feb 6, 2016 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 1272 Views

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Expect lots of Bay Area eye candy shots in the SB tomorrow

I've seen the media crews around SF and the Peninsula for the past week or so, setting up pretty "artsy" shots, so keep an...

Original post made by Hard to be humble on Feb. 6, 2016
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House fire closes Easy Street

A residential structure fire in Mountain View has prompted a road closure this evening, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by Sorry to hear it, on Feb 6, 2016 at 6:52 am | 1 comment | 1082 Views

RESTAURANTS

Trendy downtown-MV restaurants a century-old tradition?

Demolishing adjacent buildings for the 801 El Camino Real project (ECR/Castro corner) http://mv-voice.com/news/2013/04/19/200-apartments-proposed-for-castro-and-el-camino...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 5, 2016 at 7:40 pm | 2 comments | 413 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Drones prohibited over Super Bowl airspace

With the long-awaited Super Bowl 50 fast approaching, the Federal Aviation Administration is reminding Bay Area residents...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by FAA Credibility? Zero, on Feb 5, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 8 comments | 1032 Views

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Berman leads in cash raised for Assembly bid

With the race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento heating up, Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman is leading the...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by SRB, on Feb 5, 2016 at 10:19 am | 6 comments | 1216 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Getting around Mountain View on Super Bowl Sunday

On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7, city leaders are warning residents that many streets near the downtown transit center will...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by 4anniebean, on Feb 5, 2016 at 10:01 am | 20 comments | 5647 Views
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