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AROUND TOWN

Surprise pension costs for school districts

School districts got a surprise last month when Gov. Jerry Brown announced a new plan to pay for the state's pension shortfall. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by BIG SURPRISE, on Jun 12, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 3990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Broadreach tapped to develop Moffett Gateway

The City Council moved forward with plans for a large hotel and office development on city property Tuesday evening. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jun 26, 2014 at 8:53 pm | 7 comments | 5141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School auditorium costs go over budget

Development costs are through the roof across the Peninsula, and it's taking a toll on school district plans for new auditoriums...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 29, 2014 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 4025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs eminent domain to secure alley rights

On Tuesday night, members of the Mountain View City Council unanimously approved the use of eminent domain to get itself...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Waiting4Congestion, on Jul 7, 2014 at 11:58 am | 7 comments | 8990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis pass five-year agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School last night...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Looks Suspicious, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 2055 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Three seek hospital seats

Three people are now vying for the two open seats on the El Camino Healthcare District board this November, kicking the election...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Susana, on Oct 7, 2014 at 11:19 pm | 7 comments | 3344 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA looks to improve service to Levi's Stadium

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is assessing ways to improve carrying fans to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by 9ers fan, on Aug 7, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 7 comments | 3327 Views

AROUND TOWN

New life in Old Mountain View

Old Mountain View is not quite living up to its name. Old trees line the sidewalks and populate the various parks, but beneath...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:40 am | 7 comments | 3464 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Kids may be on the fast track for gourmet meals at school -- or, at least, better meals. Following a report that student...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Nov 20, 2014 at 2:57 pm | 7 comments | 3866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online schools offer education by proxy

Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Ashlynjohnson, on Jul 24, 2015 at 11:29 pm | 7 comments | 3053 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council to vote on minimum wage raise

With no organized opposition in sight, Mountain View City Council members could adopt a minimum wage ordinance on Oct. 9....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Small Business Owner, on Oct 7, 2014 at 8:30 am | 7 comments | 4826 Views

ELECTIONS

Salem is top fundraiser in council race

The nine residents running for three City Council seats in the November election have some very different fundraising styles,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Oct 21, 2014 at 7:27 pm | 7 comments | 3215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs union wages for maintenance work

Workers who are contracted to maintain, repair, upgrade or demolish city structures are now going to be guaranteed prevailing...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by @stop the trolls, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 7 comments | 2742 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial endorsement: El Camino Healthcare District

The Voice recommends David Reeder and Margaret Abe-Koga for the El Camino Healthcare District board of directors. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Town Resident, on Oct 22, 2014 at 10:06 pm | 7 comments | 3754 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council seeks higher affordable housing fees

The City Council took a step towards addressing the city's shortage of affordable housing on Tuesday night by beginning the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by George, on Oct 17, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 7 comments | 2341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter guide: City Council

One of the most important City Council elections in decades will take place on Nov. 4 when voters will pick three candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Oct 20, 2014 at 12:02 pm | 7 comments | 4983 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 | 2819 Views

ELECTIONS

Logan, Peruri win in LASD election

The Los Altos School district had a lot of potential for new faces and big changes this election, with three seats on the...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Nov 9, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 7 comments | 3437 Views

ELECTIONS

Fung, Reeder win seats on Healthcare District board

Incumbent David Reeder and neurosurgeon Peter Fung won the two seats up for election on the El Camino Healthcare District...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by be smartn get informed, on Nov 16, 2014 at 12:24 am | 7 comments | 3596 Views

OTHER ISSUES

What are we doing to ourselves?

So we're going ahead to pack everybody in the whole world possible into Mountain View because it's such a nice place to live,...

Original post made by Linda Curtis on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Nov 28, 2014 at 8:16 am | 7 comments | 591 Views
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