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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves big teacher pay increase

Teachers in the Mountain View Whisman School District can rejoice, after school board members unanimously approved a new...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Performance Based Metrics, 15 hours ago | 8 comments | 1879 Views

ELECTIONS

Brock Turner judge recuses himself from child-porn case

Embattled Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, who is currently facing a recall campaign for his controversial sentencing...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2016
Last comment by Anonymous, 16 hours ago | 6 comments | 915 Views

AROUND TOWN

Age-discrimination lawsuit against HP

Four former employees have filed a federal class-action lawsuit against Hewlett-Packard for age discrimination, according...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Bob, 17 hours ago | 6 comments | 1836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rent control measures go before council next week

The Mountain View City Council next week will consider two rent control ballot measures for the November election. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by @Linda Curtis, 20 hours ago | 61 comments | 2862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested in connection to Airbnb burglary

Mountain View police are warning residents that a growing number of criminals are using Airbnb as a way to burglarize homes...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Not for me anymore, 22 hours ago | 7 comments | 4014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Public interest not served by police department policy

The Mountain View Police Department's creation of a wall denying access to traffic-accident information to the public and...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2016
Last comment by Rossta, on Aug 24, 2016 at 10:14 am | 8 comments | 1702 Views

ELECTIONS

State Supreme Court upholds California teacher tenure law

The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the state's laws on public-school teacher tenure after a lower court found...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by No decision at all, on Aug 24, 2016 at 9:34 am | 8 comments | 1003 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlords rattled by specter of rent control

With favorable polling and two separate rent stabilization measures going before voters this November, the possibility that...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by You've been warned, on Aug 24, 2016 at 8:26 am | 52 comments | 6409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peter deCourcy Hero, who transformed Silicon Valley philanthropy, has died

The man who was instrumental in helping tech tycoons channel their millions to charitable giving, Peter deCourcy Hero, has...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Catherine Brown, on Aug 23, 2016 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 4122 Views

ELECTIONS

School board member to run for council seat

A late addition to the pool of City Council candidates, Greg Coladonato announced he is running, despite being only halfway...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by School board watcher, on Aug 23, 2016 at 3:33 pm | 19 comments | 2308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stevenson school design overhauled again

The Mountain View Whisman School District spent months considering five options for building new facilities for Stevenson...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by ST parent, on Aug 23, 2016 at 10:53 am | 21 comments | 2201 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Traffic accident data tough to get from police department

Last year, Mountain View saw a spike in traffic fatalities, with six people losing their lives in crosswalks, major intersections...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Aug 22, 2016 at 2:10 pm | 15 comments | 4229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two vie for county school-board seat

Palo Alto residents Grace Mah and Sheena Chin are running for Mah's seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Education this...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 22, 2016 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 1088 Views

ELECTIONS

Letter to the editor

<B>What's really behind rent measure? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/08/19/letter-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by True, on Aug 21, 2016 at 11:28 pm | 8 comments | 254 Views

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Caltrain electrification project gets $20 million CalSTA grant

The California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) announced Tuesday that it will give Caltrain one of 14 cap-and-trade...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Aug 21, 2016 at 9:20 am | 13 comments | 1731 Views

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Bringing Bernie's agenda to Mountain View

Over the last months, Ken "Kacey" Carpenter describes himself as experiencing a political awakening of sorts. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Aug 21, 2016 at 9:09 am | 18 comments | 2623 Views

RESTAURANTS

New Srasa Kitchen site at 292 Castro

This is the latest and long-expected local project of the Poon family, accomplished serial restaurateurs with Cambodian roots....

Original post made by Max Hauser on Aug. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens help peers get their ACT together

Preparing for college admission tests like the SAT and ACT is tough and time-consuming, but it doesn't have to be expensive....

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Charlotte Park, on Aug 19, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 198 Views

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City-backed rent control heads to ballot

This November, Mountain View voters will have a choice of two competing ballot measures that would both restrict increases...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 19, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 30 comments | 4049 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council backs plan to close Castro Street at train tracks

In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council backed plans to close Castro...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Castro foodie, on Aug 19, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 11 comments | 798 Views
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