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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 | 4517 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 | 3906 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 | 2063 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 | 2302 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1098 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 | 342 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 | 3281 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 | 60168 Views

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Man arrested on drug, weapon, child endangerment charges

Mountain View police arrested a man on drug and other charges Monday after officers found narcotics and two teenagers under...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by timo, on Jul 16, 2016 at 9:52 pm | 3 comments | 1990 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Don't muddy the waters on November ballot

The Mountain View City Council made serious mistakes, in our view, when it approved an anemic set of rules that the majority...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by @So what happened?, on Jul 16, 2016 at 8:36 pm | 7 comments | 367 Views

SPORTS

Google Fiber gets a green light

Over the next three years, Google will gradually bring online its ultra-high speed internet service throughout its hometown,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by mike, on Jul 16, 2016 at 8:40 am | 20 comments | 20707 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Advocates sharply disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Cronyism, on Jul 15, 2016 at 4:08 pm | 12 comments | 2515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves big superintendent pay raise

In a 3-2 vote last week, Mountain View Whisman School District trustees agreed to increase Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph's...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by CuestaParkResident, on Jul 15, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 3303 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CDC releases preliminary findings from youth-suicide study

Preliminary findings from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's epidemiological investigation into youth suicide...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jul 15, 2016 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 1516 Views

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Spare the Air alert called for Friday

A third Spare the Air alert in as many days has been issued for Friday in the Bay Area, air quality officials said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Citizen J, on Jul 15, 2016 at 12:07 am | 1 comment | 1231 Views

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Police: homicide victim 'likely' knew her killer

The owner of a Mountain View acupuncture clinic whose body was found in her Palo Alto home on July 7 was identified Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors , on Jul 14, 2016 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 4392 Views

ELECTIONS

New startup could help teachers buy Bay Area homes

School districts in Mountain View have acknowledged that the high cost of living is putting the squeeze on teachers, making...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by @Cuernavaca , on Jul 14, 2016 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 2594 Views

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Robots rolling in dough

Plenty of tech-savvy start-ups nestled in Mountain View have striven to save the world while raking in cash &#150; but this...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Pizza Steve, on Jul 13, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 17 comments | 5344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help for troubled Rengstorff crossing

As Mountain View City Council members focused on fixing the troublesome Castro Street train crossing, a number of people...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Shane, on Jul 13, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 5701 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to discuss alternatives for rent-control measure

In a special meeting on Thursday, Mountain View elected leaders will make a last-ditch effort to consider some kind of alternative...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 13, 2016 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 2084 Views
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