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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 Better Idea, 5 minutes ago | 22 comments | 716 Views

ELECTIONS

Outside money floods City Council race

The real estate industry and a shadowy special interest group is pumping tens of thousands of dollars into the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by let's not exaggerate, 9 minutes ago | 41 comments | 3741 Views

ELECTIONS

Keep Outside Money Out of Local Politics

I follow the city council race closely because I care about the city very much. It is very important for me to have someone...

Original post made by alarmed_citizen on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by NEC go home!, 30 minutes ago | 102 comments | 1648 Views

SPORTS

Burrowing owls found dead at Shoreline Golf course

City officials revealed this week that a pair of the city's rare burrowing owls were found dead in their burrow on the Shoreline...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Horton, 4 hours ago | 58 comments | 8579 Views

ELECTIONS

Voice endorsement: Schmidt for Santa Clara Valley Water Board

The Voice endorses incumbent Brian Schmidt over challenger Gary Kremen for a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by HydroCurious, 12 hours ago | 11 comments | 1184 Views

ELECTIONS

Fung still tops healthcare district race spending

In a competitive race, all three candidates competing for two seats on the El Camino Healthcare District board ratcheted...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Brian, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council candidates' take on $15 minimum wage

It may fall on three new City Council members to carry on the current council's goal of working towards a $15 an hour minimum...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by George, 16 hours ago | 8 comments | 1262 Views

ELECTIONS

MV Voters for Housing Diversity website uses deceptive language

When I visited the website for the MV Voters for Housing Diversity website, I found the following written on the main page: ______________________________ Why...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 126 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rain likely on Halloween, forecasters say

Bay Area trick-or-treaters and Halloween revelers may need to add an umbrella to their costumes this Friday as forecasters...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 777 Views

ELECTIONS

Teachers endorse school board candidates

In only the second contested election since the 1990s, seven candidates for the Mountain View-Los Altos School District board...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Myopic..., 23 hours ago | 14 comments | 2774 Views

AROUND TOWN

State launches Halloween crackdown on under-age drinking

California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is ramping up its statewide efforts to reduce the number of minors...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 346 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CSA seeks to crowd-fund survival kits for the homeless

Mountain View's Community Services Agency is raising funds to buy supplies for the city's homeless who are facing the first...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Evelyn Horng, on Oct 28, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 6 comments | 1309 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New direction proposed for Palo Alto's shuttle program

Palo Alto's tiny fleet of city-run shuttle buses may soon see a dramatic expansion, including a doubling of buses on the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Oct 28, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 499 Views

AROUND TOWN

County fires child services director

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has terminated the county's director of child support services following claims...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by The People vs JV, on Oct 28, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 4 comments | 1272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers agree to district's salary offer

The Mountain View Whisman School District is one step away from approving a salary increase of 7 percent for its teaching...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Pay Range?, on Oct 28, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 7 comments | 1556 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino readies for Ebola

Local hospitals are ramping up efforts to prepare for an Ebola case, and El Camino Hospital is no exception. Through safety...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates face tough questions from students

Students at Stevenson Elementary are getting an up-close look at school board candidates for the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by AA, on Oct 28, 2014 at 9:31 am | 10 comments | 1347 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Beer brings people together

A pristine Harley-Davidson motorcycle glimmers in the front window of Jane's Beer Store in Mountain View while rows of bottled...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by peter, on Oct 28, 2014 at 4:31 am | 3 comments | 2139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council tweaks plan for 600 new homes in South Whisman

In a council election season where the need for more housing is a hot topic, council members were relatively quick to move...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Funny, on Oct 27, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 10 comments | 2843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google-donated shuttle service gets green light

In January, a small fleet of white and blue electric shuttle buses will begin rolling down the streets of Mountain View on...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by dc, on Oct 27, 2014 at 7:23 pm | 21 comments | 3411 Views
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