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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Making Mountain View schools a little greener

The Mountain View Whisman School District's school board got a glimpse last week of what it would be like to bring green...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Community Member, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 1959 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Update: Home for mentally ill closed for health, safety violations

(==B An expanded version of an earlier story==) San Antonio Manor, a Mountain View care home for the mentally ill, was ordered...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:23 pm | 3 comments | 2763 Views

ELECTIONS

Josh Becker joins crowded Assembly race

Venture capitalist Josh Becker, who in 2010 challenged Rich Gordon for a seat in the state Assembly, has joined the crowd...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 2474 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama asks Congress for $125M for Caltrain electrification

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $125 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for the electrification of Caltrain,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by ElectrifyCaltrainButScrapHSR, on Feb 18, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 17 comments | 2444 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Today: Rain, possible thunder storms expected throughout Bay Area

Bay Area residents are about to get a break from the warm and dry weather that has plagued the region since last week: Rain...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by The statement, on Feb 18, 2016 at 9:06 am | 2 comments | 1332 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV approves ceding properties to Los Altos

To hear Stephen Friedman describe it, his neighborhood of Jardin Drive is like Mountain View's version of the Bermuda Triangle....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Gary , on Feb 18, 2016 at 3:55 am | 11 comments | 3948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher salary debate heats up

The Mountain View Whisman School District is roughly a month away from negotiations with its teacher union on salaries, and...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2016
Last comment by Teacher, on Feb 17, 2016 at 1:00 am | 29 comments | 4613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man sought in gun-brandishing road-rage incident

Palo Alto police are seeking a man allegedly who brandished a handgun at a woman during a road-rage incident on Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by LiberalGuns, on Feb 16, 2016 at 11:51 pm | 21 comments | 3070 Views

RESTAURANTS

Food truck 101

Instrucktional, a new, perhaps one-of-a-kind program from Bay Area food-truck giant Off the Grid, puts participants through...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by I know what you meant though, on Feb 16, 2016 at 4:30 pm | 2 comments | 2608 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime Briefs

<B>Caltrain tows 40 cars in MV parking lot Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/02/12/crime-briefs...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by Free Parking, on Feb 16, 2016 at 12:28 pm | 2 comments | 940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Speedier schedule for free shuttles

In the coming days Mountain View's free community shuttle system will be undergoing some minor tweaks that are expected to...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Feb 14, 2016 at 3:48 pm | 6 comments | 2238 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robotics season kicks into high gear

Automated vehicles are all the rage in Silicon Valley, as Google and other prominent tech companies work on developing self-driving...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 12, 2016 at 7:19 pm | 6 comments | 3114 Views

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Do self-driving cars need a licensed driver?

If there's one priority for self-driving cars upon which everyone can agree, it's safety. Google and other manufacturers...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Uh, I've seen these "Licensed drivers", on Feb 12, 2016 at 4:48 pm | 25 comments | 5019 Views

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Silicon Valley's year: 'amazing' but with 'perils'

Joint Venture Silicon Valley's annual economic study found that 2015 was a year of record-breaking growth and prosperity,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 11, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View goes to Washington

Seeking federal aid for an assortment of local issues, Mountain View City Council members brainstormed priorities as they...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Brad, on Feb 11, 2016 at 6:23 am | 5 comments | 760 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New take on creekside encampments

Santa Clara Valley Water District board members agreed to sign onto a county-wide effort to reduce homelessness in Santa...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Rick, on Feb 10, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 6 comments | 3122 Views

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Drought persists, despite state's big snowpack

Although the amount of rain and snow in California this year has reached higher levels than last year, the state's drought...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Less Industrial Waste Needed, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:33 am | 8 comments | 1948 Views

ELECTIONS

Cities join forces to back transportation-funding plan

With Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure, Palo Alto and eight other cities in the north...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:03 am | 17 comments | 2715 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Water district CEO departure prompts big payout

Last month, Santa Clara Valley Water District board members announced that CEO Beau Goldie would be stepping down from the...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 9, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 3 comments | 1954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Showtime for Super Bowl plans

On Sunday, the eyes of the world were set squarely on the South Bay as it hosts Super Bowl 50. For Mountain View, which was...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Hard to ignore all good stuff, on Feb 9, 2016 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 3071 Views
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