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Council picks Encinitas developer for downtown hotel

Mountain View's City Council on Tuesday picked a developer to build a downtown hotel that would replace a pair of public...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by David, on Oct 9, 2015 at 1:40 pm | 14 comments | 3820 Views

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El Camino bus-only lanes get boost from new study

With a final decision just a few months away, a controversial proposal to bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real inched...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Bus Rider, on Oct 8, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 280 comments | 7944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View company gives skateboards a boost

For many transit users and commuters, the last mile can be the most difficult to travel. Sanjay Dastoor, John Ulmen, and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 8, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 15 comments | 5277 Views

ELECTIONS

Let's enlarge our toolbox to address Mountain View's housing crisis

Throughout my eight years on the Mountain View City Council, my colleagues and I worked hard to ensure Mountain View is an...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by eric, on Oct 8, 2015 at 12:56 am | 2 comments | 1662 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV meeting to discuss community-choice energy

An initiative to create a local energy alternative in the South Bay will get its first Mountain View community meeting next...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Justin, on Oct 7, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 13 comments | 2265 Views

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Saving Hangar One

The southern doors of Hangar One at Moffett Field were completely stripped of siding as of Tuesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Bruce, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:24 pm | 22 comments | 3356 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital board torn on community benefit spending

El Camino Hospital has been thriving in recent years, bringing in millions of dollars more in profits than expected and budgeting...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:19 pm | 10 comments | 4636 Views

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Drug arrests at weekend rave are down but still high

The Beyond Wonderland festival at Shoreline Amphitheatre brought two days of electronic music, pyrotechnics, fireworks and...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 7, 2015 at 8:51 pm | 10 comments | 3429 Views

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Councilman's proposal urges landlords to play nice

As many call for Mountain View to rein in skyrocketing housing rents, next week the City Council will consider a lighter...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 7, 2015 at 6:03 pm | 27 comments | 4487 Views

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Mountain View man arrested for hitting SF officer with car

A San Francisco police officer is recovering at home after a 25-year-old Mountain View man allegedly struck him with a vehicle...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by USA, on Oct 7, 2015 at 5:24 pm | 9 comments | 3287 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Foothill Expressway blocked by fallen tree

A fallen tree was removed after blocking a major thoroughfare in Los Altos for about an hour this morning, police said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Well..., on Oct 7, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2284 Views

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Housing issues top city's October agenda

Following a crush of complaints from local renters, Mountain View leaders are scheduling an ambitious series of meetings...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 7, 2015 at 11:18 am | 26 comments | 5149 Views

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Finance program for efficiency upgrades expands to Mountain View

The City Council recently voted to make the HERO Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program available to local residents....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Beware, on Oct 6, 2015 at 9:32 pm | 3 comments | 2507 Views

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MV Chamber announces interim CEO

In a changing of the guard, the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce has appointed longtime board member Julie Hart Conde as...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Eric, on Oct 6, 2015 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2745 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: Silicon Valley incomes continue upsurge

Silicon Valley's median household income rose to $98,500 from 2013 to 2014, the Joint Venture Silicon Valley's Institute...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by @@resident, on Oct 6, 2015 at 11:44 am | 6 comments | 2680 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rival developers offer options for downtown hotel

Competing development firms delivered two distinct visions on Monday for a luxury hotel in the heart of downtown Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by @resident of ML, on Oct 5, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 16 comments | 5902 Views

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LinkedIn campus plans win praise

LinkedIn's transformative plans for a new North Bayshore campus received a round of accolades from Mountain View officials...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2015
Last comment by AC, on Oct 4, 2015 at 7:44 pm | 9 comments | 5205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board throws support behind preschool expansion

Preschool has been lauded by education advocates as an essential part of early childhood development, and important tool...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2015
Last comment by More data, on Oct 3, 2015 at 5:08 pm | 5 comments | 2307 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor

<B>Renewable-energy effort gains force Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2015/10/02/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Cherie Walkowiak, on Oct 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 1116 Views

BOOKS

NASA celebrates "The Martian" release

Plenty of movies have chronicled space exploration, but never before has a film generated quite so much excitement at NASA...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Ken, on Oct 2, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 2568 Views
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