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AROUND TOWN

You got a license for that cat, Mister?

For the first time, the city of Mountain View is poised to require that pet cats be licensed. The City Council voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by OldtimerMV, on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 102 comments | 12403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD bond measure on the horizon

Faced with growing enrollment, packed campuses and difficult shared-space agreements with Bullis Charter School, the Los...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by WHO GETS THE MONEY?, on Aug 17, 2014 at 11:27 am | 100 comments | 6572 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Proposed El Camino bus lanes won't work

I oppose the recent vote of the City Council to endorse the plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real (ECR) and am calling...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by action now, on Jun 26, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 100 comments | 4599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Couple launches impromptu protest of Ideafarm

Police were called after a man and his wife took to the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street Monday evening to protest...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Dec 20, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 100 comments | 16678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not enough students, not enough money to open ninth campus

Months of long, difficult and sometimes bitter meetings came to a head in a marathon Mountain View Whisman school board meeting...

Original post made on May. 22, 2015
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jun 1, 2015 at 10:04 am | 99 comments | 8424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents up in arms over digital math program

It sounds like a perfect fit for a school district based in the heart of Silicon Valley: a "smart" math curriculum -- administered...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by ST parent, on Jan 22, 2017 at 6:03 pm | 99 comments | 14352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure V: Rent-control ordinance faces lawsuit threat

Just days away from implementation, Mountain View's voter-approved rent-control ordinance, Measure V, is in danger of being...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2016
Last comment by The Truth, on Dec 22, 2016 at 10:47 am | 99 comments | 6237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tribulations over Bullis begin anew

Members of the Los Altos School District said last Wednesday they were considering suing the county over newly approved enrollment...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by A BCS Parent..., on Oct 3, 2008 at 11:17 pm | 97 comments | 8234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protest highlights mayor's stance on gun control

Nearly 40 people gathered at the downtown Caltrain Station on Thursday evening to protest Mayor John Inks' refusal to join...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by True American, on Apr 3, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 96 comments | 17606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letting Fido off the leash

Go ahead and let your pooch run free -- the Mountain View City Council unanimously voted to make handful of public parks...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Spine needed here, on Jun 5, 2015 at 7:06 am | 96 comments | 7586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos district needs to compromise

Short of the sheriff showing up to escort school children to their rightful classrooms, it does not appear that the Los Altos...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by MV Native, on Feb 14, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 95 comments | 83529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council balks at controversial cat rules

With weeks of controversy over new cat license requirements now resolved, you might think that a new city animal control...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ratso Rizzo, on Sep 9, 2015 at 3:01 pm | 94 comments | 16001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surprised by local housing costs? You shouldn't be

Silicon Valley has long been a place of human ingenuity, where ever larger worlds of data are packed onto shrinking computer...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 92 comments | 22903 Views

SPORTS

Player, coach in bullying spat

The parents of a Mountain View High School varsity basketball player are putting a full-court press on their daughter's coach,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by reynoir, on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:15 am | 91 comments | 9094 Views

ELECTIONS

Our position on Props. 5 to 8

Last week the <I>Voice</I></B> offered recommendations on the first four propositions on the Nov. 4 ballot. This week we...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Rita, on Nov 10, 2008 at 8:19 am | 90 comments | 6211 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council to dive into rent control next week

Just as its new members settle in, the Mountain View City Council will be diving into rent control rules next week for its...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, 8 hours ago | 88 comments | 2158 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV council to take new look at dedicated bus lanes

In a decision that could drastically impact commuter traffic, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday will consider a Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by @AC, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:30 pm | 88 comments | 6002 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spanish-language signs defaced

Elementary school district officials are angry over the act of a vandal or vandals who stole some of the district's Spanish-language...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by EFMohammedMartinez, on Nov 30, 2008 at 9:40 pm | 87 comments | 4655 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Brain drain taking its toll on Silicon Valley

Smart, talented immigrants have shaped the entrepreneurial spirit of Silicon Valley for decades. But these days, with economies...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by deFudge, on Mar 29, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 87 comments | 5413 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City may allow pot dispensaries by year's end

The City Council approved a one-year ban on medical marijuana dispensaries Tuesday, buying itself time to craft regulations...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by scotty, on Sep 21, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 86 comments | 12311 Views
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