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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV power outage affects thousands

Thousands of PG&E customers in Mountain View are without power this morning, a PG&E spokesman said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by SanJay, on Jun 17, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 8 comments | 7320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents upset over growing class sizes

Growing enrollment ratcheted up class sizes at Mountain View schools this year, and parents at Huff Elementary say it's high...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Grade 4 parent, on May 22, 2015 at 12:46 pm | 8 comments | 4081 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County officials warn of measles exposure

Santa Clara County Public Health Department officials today confirmed that a person infected with measles may have exposed...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by JP, on Jan 29, 2015 at 2:33 pm | 8 comments | 4410 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to draw the line?

School boundaries in Mountain View aren't working particularly well for the Mountain View Whisman School District. Officials...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Plan for growth, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 5772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Artificial turf called into question

A local legislator is pushing to ban the use of artificial turf made of rubber from used tires as an overlay for fields amid...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by True, on Mar 23, 2015 at 5:02 pm | 8 comments | 3121 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS grapples with water restrictions

Mountain View High School has done an exceptional job of scaling back water usage, slashing 68 percent of irrigation water...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ignorant Citizen, on Aug 13, 2015 at 10:24 pm | 8 comments | 3214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school board member to lead Monta Loma

Teacher and former Mountain View Whisman school board member Gloria Higgins will be the new principal of Monta Loma. Higgins,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by J, on Jun 5, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 8 comments | 1668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school makes it into the budget after all

It was all smiles at the Mountain View Whisman school board meeting Thursday night, after board members came together on...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 20, 2016 at 4:21 pm | 8 comments | 3121 Views

SPORTS

Traveling to Super Bowl 50? Bring a clear plastic bag

Anyone traveling to Levi's Stadium to watch Super Bowl 50 on Valley Transportation Authority's light-rail trains had better...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Greg David, on Feb 6, 2016 at 8:13 pm | 8 comments | 3194 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SPECIAL REPORT: A talk with a gang member

The <i>Voice</i> received an unexpected visit recently from a Mountain View Norteno who says he is trying to clean up his...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Nightmare, on May 15, 2008 at 9:36 pm | 8 comments | 4105 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Attacks on sex offenders may be connected

Police say two registered sex offenders living in Mountain View have been targeted for attack in recent weeks, apparently...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by MSLGWCEO, on Nov 15, 2008 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 3543 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fire, fallen power line shuts Bayshore Freeway

All lanes of U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View were closed Tuesday night for nearly three hours due to a large fire that...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Jan 4, 2009 at 8:11 am | 8 comments | 2925 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council supports idea for 25 cent bag fee

A proposal to discourage single use shopping bags gained the support of the City Council on Tuesday night, setting the stage...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by dparksion, on Feb 5, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 8 comments | 3257 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto bans plastic bags at grocery stores

Despite a threatened lawsuit and opposition from area grocers, the Palo Alto City Council voted Monday night to ban plastic...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by MV utopia, on Mar 20, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 8 comments | 3165 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rod Diridon: High-speed rail on track, needed

Rod Diridon, a key leader of the high speed rail project to link San Francisco and Los Angeles, told a Palo Alto audience...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by HSR bankrupt, on Mar 24, 2009 at 7:59 am | 8 comments | 2446 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV police help Sunnyvale make two arrests

Mountain View and Sunnyvale police took two armed suspects into custody last week after the men allegedly robbed two Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 8 comments | 2500 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Intent on causing trouble'

The violent melees in which six people were stabbed at an oldies rock concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre last weekend appears...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jun 8, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 8 comments | 2884 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Group: City's parking policy impedes progress

As Mountain View continues to reevaluate its development options for the next 20 years as part of its General Plan update,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by AC, on Jul 28, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 8 comments | 3053 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google plans upgrades to its free WiFi service

Several weeks ago &#8212; and three years after giving the gift of free WiFi Internet to its hometown &#8212; Google met...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Oct 16, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 8 comments | 2236 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police find marijuana in suspect's dreadlocks

A traffic stop by Palo Alto police for an expired vehicle registration led to the multi-felony arrest of a Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 2197 Views
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