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Police find burglary suspect in apartment bathroom

A transient man who allegedly burglarized a Mountain View business earlier this month has been arrested, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by noneckjoe, 1 hour ago | 3 comments | 680 Views

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South Bay prepares to start clean-energy alternative

South Bay cities in the coming weeks will be flipping the on switch for a new clean-energy alternative that is being presented...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2017
Last comment by Resident, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 1680 Views

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Fear spreads as feds plan to expand deportations

Pledges by Mountain View and other Bay Area cities to stand by their immigrant communities could soon be tested under a sweeping...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by JustAnotherCitizen, 4 hours ago | 11 comments | 2789 Views

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Water district plans to use Waverly Park homes for homeless

Homeless encampments are a common sight along Stevens Creek in Mountain View. In the southern end of the city near Waverly...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2016
Last comment by G.Ocho, 9 hours ago | 41 comments | 5895 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Meeting welcome, but questions remain unanswered

Thanks to a tip from a neighbor, I attended the Nov. 22 meeting of the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by NIMBY, 20 hours ago | 21 comments | 297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math program's flaws hidden from school board, public

For Mountain View Whisman School District's elected board members, the cascade of problems that flowed from the ill-fated...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by What Else is Ayinde Hiding?, 20 hours ago | 23 comments | 6725 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stuck with a half-million-dollar bill

The Mountain View Whisman School District had what seemed to be a slam-dunk plan to improve student performance: a tech-savvy...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2017
Last comment by Alan Wessel, on Feb 26, 2017 at 4:58 pm | 66 comments | 8906 Views

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Third Graham student in three weeks hit by car

After three children were struck by cars while crossing Castro Street near Graham Middle School, community safety officials...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by rebala60, on Feb 26, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 43 comments | 10453 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council agrees, employees are overpaid

A recent Civil Grand Jury report that slams local cities for overcompensating their employees was largely met with agreement...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 26, 2017 at 11:08 am | 42 comments | 7545 Views

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County seeks injunction on executive order cutting funds for 'sanctuary jurisdictions'

Santa Clara County asked a federal court Thursday to grant a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking an executive order...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by @dude, on Feb 26, 2017 at 9:16 am | 32 comments | 1276 Views

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Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 26, 2017 at 8:57 am | 40 comments | 3621 Views

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All-electric car for $20,000

Armed with expertise gained from pushing electric car technology to the limit in race cars, NASA Ames-based Kleenspeed is...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by elbaol18, on Feb 26, 2017 at 6:23 am | 15 comments | 4669 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Wanted: More applicants for rent-control board

The Mountain View City Council picked six top candidates for a committee to oversee the city's new rent-control law. But...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 26, 2017 at 1:39 am | 12 comments | 1768 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Third Graham student in three weeks hit by car

After three children were struck by cars while crossing Castro Street near Graham Middle School, community safety officials...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Feb 25, 2017 at 3:58 pm | 7 comments | 3256 Views

OTHER ISSUES

All-girls hackathon encourages careers in tech

Anika Bagga, a junior at Cupertino High School, attended several hackathon coding competitions during her high school career....

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 25, 2017 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 1320 Views

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Oscar-nominated animated shorts 2016

The slate of the five animated short films nominated at this year’s Academy Awards unfortunately leaves something to be...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Feb 24, 2017 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 2844 Views

OTHER ISSUES

East Whisman could become dense mix of housing, offices

The Mountain View City Council gave the go-ahead Tuesday to initial plans to develop the East Whisman area into a dense,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by MV Resident, on Feb 24, 2017 at 7:32 pm | 16 comments | 3984 Views

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Community brief

<B>Community-choice energy Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/print/story/2017/02/24/community-brief posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 24, 2017 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 135 Views

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How fast is too fast on Stevens Creek?

Stevens Creek Trail has turned into a wildly popular travel route for Mountain View residents, serving as both a recreational...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by People Person, on Feb 24, 2017 at 1:43 pm | 31 comments | 2430 Views

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Cities unite for Midpeninsula bike route

In its most recent survey, the League of American Bicyclists gave accolades to almost every Midpeninsula city, singling them...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2017
Last comment by Brian Jones, on Feb 23, 2017 at 8:01 pm | 4 comments | 3221 Views
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