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Polls by landlord group influenced council's rent control measure

Mountain View City Council members gave plenty of reasons for why they decided to draft a hasty rent-control ballot measure...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by agreed, 28 minutes ago | 30 comments | 3303 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA throws support behind Castro underpass

Mountain View's rejected plan to build a $120 million underpass to tunnel Castro Street beneath the Caltrain tracks didn't...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by ivg, 3 hours ago | 12 comments | 2477 Views

MOVIES

CinéArts to shutter operations in August

Another cultural treasure in Palo Alto will flicker out of existence in August, when CinéArts at Palo Alto Square shuts...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Lori, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD continues to pursue new school site

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to continue real estate negotiations for a new school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by BCS Parent, 21 hours ago | 16 comments | 1737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google, LinkedIn announce massive land swap

Google and LinkedIn officials on Tuesday announced a surprise deal for a massive property swap that would trade real estate...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Newsflash, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 46 comments | 20123 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Downtown cherry trees not very cheery

At least 40 cherry trees planted along Mountain View's downtown medians are dying and will likely need to be removed in the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jul 23, 2016 at 8:49 am | 14 comments | 2203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member out after one term

Calling the Mountain View Whisman school board "dysfunctional" and badly in need of new members, board member Bill Lambert...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Ralph, on Jul 23, 2016 at 7:43 am | 15 comments | 3665 Views

ELECTIONS

November election: who will run?

The local election season is officially kicking off this week. The filing period for candidates to run in the Nov. 8 election...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Angel S. , on Jul 22, 2016 at 6:20 pm | 22 comments | 3157 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LASD may share parcel tax with Bullis Charter School

Los Altos School District board members signaled last week that they would be willing to include Bullis Charter School as...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Pedro, on Jul 22, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 5 comments | 1371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drumming up excitement

Elise Fujimoto leads a percussive performance of taiko drumming at the Obon Festival and Bazaar hosted by the Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 21, 2016 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 938 Views

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A not-so-seamless summer for hungry kids

Theuerkauf Elementary has been a busy, bustling hub for kids and families in Mountain View over the last month. The school...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jackie, on Jul 21, 2016 at 8:13 am | 9 comments | 3124 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council backs plan to close Castro Street

In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council on Wednesday night, in a 5-2...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 21, 2016 at 12:02 am | 105 comments | 10010 Views

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What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town

Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Jul 20, 2016 at 10:11 am | 11 comments | 4326 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested following Mountain View burglary

Mountain View police arrested a 59-year-old suspect Wednesday morning after he allegedly burglarized an occupied home in...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by SteveD, on Jul 20, 2016 at 2:23 am | 4 comments | 3755 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto man reported missing

A 30-year-old Palo Alto man has been missing for almost a week, Palo Alto police said Sunday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Christine, on Jul 19, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 3 comments | 1951 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control initiative qualifies for fall ballot

The Mountain View Tenants Coalition announced Thursday evening that its rent control initiative has qualified to appear on...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 18, 2016 at 9:14 pm | 13 comments | 2165 Views

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Second straight Spare the Air alert issued

A second straight Spare the Air alert has been issued for Thursday in the Bay Area, air quality officials said. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Jul 18, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 5 comments | 1081 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor

<B>Sounding the call for more candidates Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/07/15/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 18, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 5 comments | 330 Views

ELECTIONS

Council backs competing rent-control measure

A thin majority of the Mountain View City Council on Thursday night backed plans for an alternate rent-control ordinance...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Alan L., on Jul 17, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 29 comments | 3184 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Kevin Andrews, on Jul 16, 2016 at 11:12 pm | 198 comments | 60093 Views
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