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The Voice's editorial endorsement: Mountain View-Los Altos High School District

The Voice editorial board recommends supporting incumbents Debbie Torok and Joe Mitchner, and challenger Fiona Walter for...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2014
Last comment by Anthony Moor, on Nov 3, 2014 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 2767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School PTAs rally behind Measure N

While no one knows how Measure N will fare at the ballot box, lop-sided campaign spending shows school bond supporters appear...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 48 comments | 2846 Views

ELECTIONS

Teachers endorse school board candidates

In only the second contested election since the 1990s, seven candidates for the Mountain View-Los Altos School District board...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by BvP, on Nov 3, 2014 at 2:51 pm | 16 comments | 4060 Views

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Council race: Jobs-housing balance is key for council candidate Greg Unangst

Mountain View resident Greg Unangst is aiming to spend a good bit of his retirement as a Mountain View City Council member...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Nov 2, 2014 at 9:30 pm | 8 comments | 3575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Personal Endorsement from a LASD Board Member

Endorsements 2014 http://lasdobserver.blogspot.com/2014/10/endorsements-2014.html It's election time, and like most folks...

Original post made by Thank You Doug on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by LASD Citizen, on Nov 2, 2014 at 2:09 pm | 9 comments | 652 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Classic comfort food -- minus the meat

Veggie Grill is whipping up fresh and creative dishes that may change your mind about a vegan diet. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by JC, on Nov 2, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 3572 Views

ELECTIONS

Fung outspends Abe-Koga, Reeder in health care district race

Campaign financing by the three candidates for the El Camino Healthcare District's two seats are a study in contrasts, according...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on Nov 2, 2014 at 11:18 am | 19 comments | 3131 Views

ELECTIONS

Fung still tops healthcare district race spending

In a competitive race, all three candidates competing for two seats on the El Camino Healthcare District board ratcheted...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on Nov 2, 2014 at 10:27 am | 6 comments | 2245 Views

ELECTIONS

Kremen's financial tsunami continues in water district race

From a monetary perspective, Santa Clara Valley Water District board challenger Gary Kremen remains the race's "War Admiral"...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2014
Last comment by SRB, on Nov 2, 2014 at 7:11 am | 1 comment | 1385 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Curtains' rises on Broadway spoof

The whodunit Broadway musical is a wise-cracking comedy seasoned with risqué innuendos and campy song-and-dance numbers....

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 1, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 3036 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Civility Roundtable takes on housing crisis

With a goal of having a difficult but civil discussion on housing affordability, Mountain View's fifth Civility Roundtable...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Lucas Ramirez, on Nov 1, 2014 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 541 Views

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Man arrested for tampering with vehicle

A 19-year-old man was arrested last week after he allegedly attempted to jimmy open a vehicle at 1250 Grant Road. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 31, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2097 Views

RESTAURANTS

Classic comfort food — minus the meat

If the idea of veggie proteins gets your mouth watering, have I got the place for you. While tempeh, soy and seitan may not...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Julie Lovins, on Oct 31, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 498 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford doctor in voluntary Ebola quarantine

A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Monique Kane, on Oct 31, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 1839 Views

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Man hits construction worker with pipe

Police arrested a man last week after he got into a fight at a construction site in Mountain View and allegedly hit another...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Ban the pipes, on Oct 31, 2014 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 1882 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates challenged on 'rent stabilization'

All nine candidates for Mountain View City Council were put on the spot last week during a candidate forum held by church...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 31 comments | 5406 Views

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Council candidates' take on $15 minimum wage

It may fall on three new City Council members to carry on the current council's goal of working towards a $15 an hour minimum...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Not Lazy!, on Oct 30, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 9 comments | 1950 Views

ELECTIONS

Voice endorsements: City Council

With three termed-out members making way for three newcomers on the Mountain View City Council, nine residents are vying...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Better Idea, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:24 am | 22 comments | 1447 Views

SPORTS

Burrowing owls found dead at Shoreline Golf course

City officials revealed this week that a pair of the city's rare burrowing owls were found dead in their burrow on the Shoreline...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Horton, on Oct 30, 2014 at 6:58 am | 58 comments | 14063 Views

ELECTIONS

Voice endorsement: Schmidt for Santa Clara Valley Water Board

The Voice endorses incumbent Brian Schmidt over challenger Gary Kremen for a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by HydroCurious, on Oct 29, 2014 at 11:12 pm | 11 comments | 2321 Views
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