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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 @Old Mountain View, 46 minutes ago | 3 comments | 770 Views

AROUND TOWN

The chili house mystery

A recent round of downtown demolition revealed a curious puzzle for Mountain View's history buffs. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Maybe just a sign, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 450 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Not a know-it-all, 3 hours ago | 21 comments | 3380 Views

AROUND TOWN

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, 3 hours ago | 8 comments | 1196 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, 4 hours ago | 17 comments | 1511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pizza Studio at San Antonio Shopping Center closed

I was surprised by the notice on Pizza Studio saying they closed this location. What happened? It was always seemed like...

Original post made by NoPizzaToday:( on Jan. 28, 2016
Last comment by DocVox, 17 hours ago | 30 comments | 2368 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, 19 hours ago | 3 comments | 833 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 kivascott, 20 hours ago | 5 comments | 1630 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, 22 hours ago | 2 comments | 1771 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Super Bowl stings find 42 possible human trafficking victims

Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies arrested or cited dozens of men for soliciting prostitution and found more than 40...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Unimpressed, 22 hours ago | 1 comment | 1192 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CalTrain Extorsion on Saturday Evening

Hello All, I am not sure how many of you have heard this story. Many of us who took the CalTrain to SF from Mountain View...

Original post made by Mahesh on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by Sorry, but..., on Feb 9, 2016 at 11:00 am | 4 comments | 128 Views

AROUND TOWN

For some, a 1965 fire still burns

Retired Mountain View firefighters and their families are still feeling the effects of the massive blaze at the Jasco chemical...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by John Smith, on Feb 9, 2016 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 1948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Despite budget concerns, LASD teachers to get raises

School officials at the Los Altos School District have agreed to give 3 percent raises to teachers and other employees this...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by James Thurber, on Feb 8, 2016 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 909 Views

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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by mary vipham (Davis), on Feb 8, 2016 at 10:13 am | 189 comments | 55335 Views

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City signals support for LinkedIn's colossal project

Perhaps the biggest and most complicated development on the horizon for Mountain View, LinkedIn's proposal for a new 10-building...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Eek, on Feb 7, 2016 at 9:12 pm | 22 comments | 4806 Views

ELECTIONS

Controversial board member won't seek re-election

Steve Nelson, a controversial member of the Mountain View Whisman School District board, told the Voice in an email Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by thank goodness!, on Feb 7, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 14 comments | 2253 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 Steven Nelson, on Feb 7, 2016 at 8:22 am | 28 comments | 2786 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 | 2550 Views

AROUND TOWN

A city park that bans bikes and trees?

A tangle of restrictions and costs led many at Tuesday's City Council meeting to denounce plans for a new mini-park near...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Public BeneFAT, on Feb 6, 2016 at 8:04 pm | 21 comments | 3408 Views

AROUND TOWN

AAA offering free tows to those who drink during Super Bowl

Bay Area Super Bowl fans who choose to drink Sunday at the Super Bowl and at Super Bowl parties can get a free tow home through...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Stupid Bowl, on Feb 6, 2016 at 5:41 pm | 6 comments | 831 Views
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