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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 Of COURSE they do, 3 hours ago | 9 comments | 796 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 Scott, 3 hours ago | 20 comments | 2651 Views

RESTAURANTS

Trendy downtown-MV restaurants a century-old tradition?

Demolishing adjacent buildings for the 801 El Camino Real project (ECR/Castro corner) http://mv-voice.com/news/2013/04/19/200-apartments-proposed-for-castro-and-el-camino...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Max Hauser, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 325 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Your tax dollars hard at work ... somewhere else

It's no secret that traffic in Santa Clara County is bad and getting worse, as an influx of new residents and new jobs strains...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by roger ramjet, 3 hours ago | 44 comments | 4435 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Water district delays decision on $5M contract with controversial firm

The Santa Clara Valley Water District has put off a decision on whether to work with a controversial firm to kick off work...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by kgirl, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 521 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Drones prohibited over Super Bowl airspace

With the long-awaited Super Bowl 50 fast approaching, the Federal Aviation Administration is reminding Bay Area residents...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by FAA Credibility? Zero, 5 hours ago | 9 comments | 688 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 Respect Teachers Already, 6 hours ago | 27 comments | 2476 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 bezerk, 6 hours ago | 26 comments | 1859 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 Seconding Smoking, 8 hours ago | 13 comments | 1740 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 Ouch, 9 hours ago | 5 comments | 457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Berman leads in cash raised for Assembly bid

With the race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento heating up, Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman is leading the...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by SRB, 12 hours ago | 6 comments | 915 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Getting around Mountain View on Super Bowl Sunday

On Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7, city leaders are warning residents that many streets near the downtown transit center will...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2016
Last comment by 4anniebean, 13 hours ago | 20 comments | 4564 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Water district board's delay on contract wise, but what's the next step?

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board's Jan. 26 decision to delay action on a staff-recommended contract is an encouraging...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Mike, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 42 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino to close free RotaCare Clinic

The Mountain View RotaCare is closing down. The board of El Camino Healthcare District signed a new deal to finance the MayView...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by DoctorData, on Feb 4, 2016 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 1065 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford Blood Center in need of donations to avoid shortage

With an estimated two to three million people expected to visit the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50, the Stanford Blood Center...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Brady, on Feb 4, 2016 at 8:54 pm | 10 comments | 743 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Somewhere in the middle

The mundane and the cosmic are side by side in Los Altos Stage Company's production of "Middletown," which creates a quiet...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Ugh, on Feb 4, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 165 Views

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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 @Scott, on Feb 4, 2016 at 1:05 pm | 6 comments | 1023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents start local mental-health support group

A group of parents who saw a need for a locally based, ongoing group to support other parents concerned about the mental...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 4, 2016 at 9:48 am | 7 comments | 901 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local transit gets heightened security for Super Bowl

The Transportation Security Administration is providing extra resources to local law enforcement on all Bay Area transit...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 4, 2016 at 8:25 am | 2 comments | 681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Package thief suspect arrested

Mountain View police arrested a San Jose man Tuesday after an officer allegedly found several stolen packages inside his...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by @@@AllYouCanEat, on Feb 3, 2016 at 5:38 pm | 10 comments | 2311 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 806 views

Anger and Conflict
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 360 views