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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 Mike, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 649 Views

AROUND TOWN

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, 3 hours ago | 22 comments | 4759 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, 6 hours ago | 27 comments | 2058 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!, 11 hours ago | 14 comments | 2049 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 PA Resident, 14 hours ago | 15 comments | 2194 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, 15 hours ago | 28 comments | 2630 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 | 2350 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 | 3021 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 | 690 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 | 971 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 | 931 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 | 388 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 | 969 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 | 1121 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 | 5418 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Water district board's delay on contract wise, but what's the next step?

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board's Jan. 26 decision to delay action on a staff-recommended contract is an encouraging...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 5, 2016 at 5:42 am | 1 comment | 74 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino to close free RotaCare Clinic

The Mountain View RotaCare is closing down. The board of El Camino Healthcare District signed a new deal to finance the MayView...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by DoctorData, on Feb 4, 2016 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 1229 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford Blood Center in need of donations to avoid shortage

With an estimated two to three million people expected to visit the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50, the Stanford Blood Center...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Brady, on Feb 4, 2016 at 8:54 pm | 10 comments | 835 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Somewhere in the middle

The mundane and the cosmic are side by side in Los Altos Stage Company's production of "Middletown," which creates a quiet...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Ugh, on Feb 4, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 214 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
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I had no Idea How to Deal with Anger and Conflict
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Foods of Love
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Relaxing the Height Limit for Housing with Conditions
By Steve Levy | 10 comments | 452 views