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ELECTIONS

Editorial endorsement: El Camino Healthcare District

The Voice recommends David Reeder and Margaret Abe-Koga for the El Camino Healthcare District board of directors. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:46 am | 6 comments | 1420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Most MVLA trustees cost more than $20,000 a year

From the Bay Area News Group public salary database for 2013 http://www.mercurynews.com/salaries/bay-area/2013 $27,218...

Original post made by Data driven on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by MVHS Parent, on Oct 19, 2014 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 98 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter Guide: Measure N school bond

The Los Altos School District is asking voters to approve a $150 million bond that would help to fund a new school site and...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by JJ, on Oct 19, 2014 at 9:46 am | 14 comments | 1897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voice editorial endorsement: Yes on Measure N

The Voice editorial board recommends a yes vote on Measure N, the Los Altos School District bond measure. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Wait, on Oct 18, 2014 at 10:14 pm | 13 comments | 1916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council has concerns with Google fiber

Council members expressed concern Tuesday about some unusual requests from Google as it proposes the logistics for building...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by DPk, on Oct 18, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 59 comments | 12993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher pay impasse triggers district budget meeting

Amid heated discussions over teacher compensation, the Mountain View Whisman School District will host a special meeting...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 18, 2014 at 9:34 am | 33 comments | 3024 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters

<B>Candidate clarification Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/print/story/2014/10/17/letters posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Darcy, on Oct 18, 2014 at 8:35 am | 2 comments | 127 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council seeks higher affordable housing fees

The City Council took a step towards addressing the city's shortage of affordable housing on Tuesday night by beginning the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by George, on Oct 17, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 7 comments | 1443 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 Bob, on Oct 17, 2014 at 7:28 pm | 16 comments | 491 Views

RESTAURANTS

Alexander's new pastry venture to open in MV Oct. 16

Alexander's Patisserie, now under construction at 209 Castro St. in downtown MV, is scheduled to open Thursday October 16,...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Young filmmakers inspire African film fest

For the fifth year, the Community School of Music and Arts will play host to the Silicon Valley African Film Festival from...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Worried, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool racks up funds for new site

The Mountain View Parent Nursery School has raised big bucks in an effort to move to a new location next year, coming up...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Lynda, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 607 Views

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Council OKs union wages for maintenance work

Workers who are contracted to maintain, repair, upgrade or demolish city structures are now going to be guaranteed prevailing...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by @stop the trolls, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 7 comments | 1485 Views

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New life in Old Mountain View

Old Mountain View is not quite living up to its name. Old trees line the sidewalks and populate the various parks, but beneath...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:40 am | 7 comments | 2023 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View OKs $10.30 minimum wage

In a dramatic meeting Thursday evening, Mountain View's City Council approved a new minimum wage law based on San Jose's,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kitty, on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 18 comments | 3894 Views

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Local medical facilities amp up Ebola preparedness training

Stanford Medical Center and Palo Alto Medical Foundation are among medical facilities nationwide increasing Ebola preparedness...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 955 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 Whoever, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 8 comments | 219 Views

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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 ODB, on Oct 16, 2014 at 10:11 am | 167 comments | 40603 Views

ELECTIONS

The Voice's editorial endorsement: Mountain View Whisman district board

The Voice editorial board recommends supporting incumbent Ellen Wheeler and challenger Greg Coladonato for the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Angel, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:30 am | 35 comments | 3353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Coach K, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:33 am | 27 comments | 2116 Views
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