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ELECTIONS

Strong fundraising boosts Marc Berman, Vicki Veenker in state Assembly race

Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman raised $104,481 in the latest reporting period for his bid to succeed Rich Gordon in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by SRB, on May 12, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 5 comments | 1959 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County officials eye housing tax measure

In an ongoing effort to shore up affordable housing throughout the South Bay, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by @wake up people, on May 11, 2016 at 7:08 pm | 25 comments | 2886 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police seek Los Altos burglary suspect

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect caught on camera burglarizing a Los Altos home partially under...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1854 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Housing crisis forces CSA to shift gears

For decades, the Community Services Agency of Mountain View and Los Altos has served as the safety net for residents in need....

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 11, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 2713 Views

ELECTIONS

Much-criticized mediation program wins council approval

In a 4-3 vote, the Mountain View City Council gave the final nod to an ordinance creating a mandatory-mediation program to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on May 10, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 56 comments | 3519 Views

ELECTIONS

High-speed rail team makes whistle stop in MV

With a fresh new business plan in hand, officials with the California High Speed Rail Authority updated Mountain View leaders...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Brown's Biggest Boondoggle, on May 9, 2016 at 11:45 pm | 11 comments | 3343 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tenants' group launches outreach campaign

Tenants' advocates are launching a new outreach campaign this weekend as part of an effort to get a rent-stabilization measure...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by sfcanative, on May 9, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 58 comments | 3873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on May 9, 2016 at 8:14 am | 14 comments | 8941 Views

ELECTIONS

Presidential contest comes to Mountain View

In a prelude to the upcoming California primary, the state Democratic Party held its own mini-elections in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by NO SHOW (alter), on May 8, 2016 at 5:39 pm | 10 comments | 2557 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City sniffs out food-composting program

Mountain View homeowners could soon be prodded to compost more of their food scraps under a new waste-management program...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by Rodger, on May 8, 2016 at 11:03 am | 27 comments | 3399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big pay raise for high school

5% raise? What are other local school districts offering? $141k to work 10 months a year? This seems obscene...

Original post made by Member on May. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 318 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More seniors becoming homeless in Santa Clara County

The faces of Santa Clara County's homeless residents are getting older, as more seniors are unable to afford the region's...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on May 6, 2016 at 6:51 pm | 13 comments | 2975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV-Whisman teacher negotiations stalled

Representatives from the Mountain View Educators Association (MVEA) are calling contract negotiations "dead in the water"...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by not misinformed or inaccurate, on May 5, 2016 at 12:37 pm | 24 comments | 3302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos Hills man arrested on charges of molesting boy, possessing child porn

A 54-year-old man accused of molesting a boy for about eight years was arrested in Los Altos Hills last week, a Santa Clara...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by Uh, Wow, on May 5, 2016 at 10:12 am | 6 comments | 2876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scaled-back bus lanes plan gets lukewarm response

It could be a bumpy ride ahead for transit officials' goal to bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real, based on the reaction...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Vote NO, on May 5, 2016 at 8:51 am | 133 comments | 4349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google Fiber project seeks City Council's OK

Could Google finally bring its acclaimed super-speed internet service to its hometown? After years of discussion, the company...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by AppleCider, on May 4, 2016 at 4:02 pm | 36 comments | 5024 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voice wins for 'General Excellence' at statewide journalism competition

The Mountain View Voice won the top award for print journalism at the California Newspaper Publishers Association [http://epublish.multiad.com/CNPA_BNC_2015/...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by not so Old Steve, on May 4, 2016 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 1681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bye-bye for BookBuyers in Mountain View

It was a somber event that Friday night as BookBuyers opened its doors to begin liquidating its inventory of more than 300,000...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by Mark Spellman, on May 3, 2016 at 11:14 am | 4 comments | 2902 Views

MOVIES

century16/movies

A list of current movies at Century 16....

Original post made by ray peterson on May. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 255 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Surf Air representatives say they have identified an alternative flight path that would put their planes, and the noise of...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by MV Resident, on May 1, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 4 comments | 2129 Views
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