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AROUND TOWN

Google defends $2 billion tax dodge

Google chairman Eric Schmidt said Wednesday that he is proud of the way the Mountain View company is avoiding taxes, according...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steven, on Dec 18, 2012 at 3:40 pm | 23 comments | 2143 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA OKs $1.3 million study to cut fares for low-income residents

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission has awarded the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority with $1.3 million...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Louise A., on Feb 7, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 23 comments | 5913 Views

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City Council wants survey for major bond measure

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members supported a survey to determine voter support for a bond measure to fund...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by 20-year resident, on May 15, 2013 at 10:25 am | 23 comments | 1480 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New city property a 'food forest' in the making?

It may be hard to imagine walking into a park in the heart of Silicon Valley and being able to eat freely from an abundance...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Denise , on Jul 9, 2013 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 2927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge: LASD may split Bullis

In the latest decision in the ongoing legal battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District, a judge...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Just Say No to Kool-Aide, on Jul 8, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 23 comments | 1929 Views

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Bike share system to roll out on the Peninsula

Memberships went on sale Monday for the bike sharing-system debuting in Mountain View and the Peninsula next month. Officials...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by @ Otto, on Jul 24, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 23 comments | 3093 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs union wages for affordable housing

In what was called a "value judgment" by city staff, the City Council decided Tuesday that it was worth using affordable...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by left wing nut job, on Oct 30, 2013 at 5:18 pm | 23 comments | 3988 Views

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Campaign to raise MV's minimum wage heats up

Local activists are organizing residents to speak to the City Council on Tuesday, April 22, in an effort to have the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ted, on Apr 26, 2014 at 4:35 am | 23 comments | 1718 Views

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Google donates $1 million to MV bike projects

As the city looks for ways to manage Google's commuter traffic, the internet giant announced Tuesday that it will be giving...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Since you asked, on May 12, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 23 comments | 5700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Don't leave your computer at home, kids

Along with pencils, pens and notebooks, students at Los Altos High School need to add something else to their list of school...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Think, on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 23 comments | 6785 Views

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Tonight: council candidate forum on housing and transportation

The public will have a number of opportunities to learn about the views of Mountain View's City Council candidates in coming...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by greedy-growth-MV, on Sep 4, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 23 comments | 5001 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD Trustee Race, interesting lawn sign combos.

There are interesting trends in the LASD race, I think that voting may be quite different this time. Lawn signs are popping...

Original post made by Voter on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Dont Trust HAfE , on Oct 10, 2014 at 10:00 am | 23 comments | 830 Views

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Plastic bag manufacturers vow repeal of statewide ban

California became the first state to ban single-use plastic bags when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill prohibiting their use...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 2, 2014 at 5:14 pm | 23 comments | 2936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns raised over superintendent severance

The Mountain View Whisman school board is facing scrutiny over the resignation agreement with former superintendent Craig...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by neighbor-oldMV, on Mar 30, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 23 comments | 5179 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Push made for MV to become a "human rights city"

Sometime this year, the City Council is expected to discuss the possibility of Mountain View being designated a "human rights...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 21, 2015 at 3:13 pm | 23 comments | 2965 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City toughens up water restrictions

Keeping your lawn alive just got a little more difficult. Following state-mandated requirements to reduce water use, Mountain...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by VTA PROPAGANDA, on May 27, 2015 at 8:04 am | 23 comments | 3522 Views

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The robo-car revolution hits Mountain View streets

A question kept ringing through my mind as I took my first ride Monday in one of Google's prototype self-driving cars --...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Jul 2, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 23 comments | 10716 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Make or break' study session on Mayfield

The fate of the Mayfield project may well be decided this Tuesday, when the City Council holds what is likely to be its last...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by Neil, on Oct 12, 2008 at 11:46 am | 22 comments | 4400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court sides with Bullis

Bullis Charter School does not have to change its enrollment policies, and can continue to grant attendance preference to...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by New BCS Parent, on Apr 29, 2008 at 12:25 pm | 22 comments | 4582 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman hires another new principal

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=742 posted Monday, July 21, 2008, 10:53 AM...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by Not All, on Aug 24, 2008 at 9:50 pm | 22 comments | 3322 Views
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