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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district aiming to buy San Antonio property

When the Los Altos School District passed a $150 million bond last year, the top "wishlist" item among district staff and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Insanity, on Apr 8, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 35 comments | 5822 Views

OTHER ISSUES

District plans to get tough on water wasters

Minimal rainfall marked the end of a dry winter season for California, and the end of the drought appears to be nowhere in...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Put up p, on Apr 13, 2015 at 5:33 pm | 35 comments | 5398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Makeshift RV camps spark concern

Like many local households, the Reyes family is faced with dwindling options to continue living in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by ReallyHardWorker, on Oct 27, 2015 at 5:18 am | 35 comments | 4142 Views

ELECTIONS

Dispute over human rights measure in Mountain View

When it comes to basic human rights, there's surely some fundamentals that most can agree on. For instance: Everyone has...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 25, 2015 at 10:45 am | 35 comments | 3877 Views

AROUND TOWN

EDITORIAL: Council bets on high density rentals

In the end, fears of traffic gridlock, impossible parking and an imposing, four-story facade did nothing to scare the City...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by no one listening, on May 18, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 35 comments | 2303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist seeks damages after collision with police car

The city of Mountain View has rejected a claim filed by a bicyclist seeking damages after he was allegedly struck by a police...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 25, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 35 comments | 4778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High praise for affordable housing complex

Being picked to live in one of 51 new subsidized apartments on Evelyn Avenue and Franklin Street in downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by FormerResident, on Dec 5, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 35 comments | 13498 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV property taxes on the rise

Almost a quarter of Santa Clara County's property owners are set for a jump in their property tax bills, thanks to this year's...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 23, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 35 comments | 3394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors unhappy with roof-top patio added to Minton's project

After the City Council approved the project, a roof-top patio was added to the 200 luxury apartments under construction near...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by W-Park Dude, on Apr 29, 2012 at 10:41 am | 35 comments | 3799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parents fed up with school district's wait list

More than 170 would-be elementary and middle school students have been placed on the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:20 am | 35 comments | 5213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district trustee may be censured

A pair of Mountain View Whisman School District board members are launching a formal investigation into the behavior of their...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 20, 2013 at 7:07 am | 35 comments | 8409 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inks might vote on San Antonio redevelopment

Mountain View's city attorney and the California Fair Political Practices Commission are busy hashing out whether council...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jul 3, 2014 at 8:41 am | 35 comments | 5805 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Day Worker video aims to go 'beyond stereotypes'

In an effort to share their stories with the community -- and with help of a variety of local organizations -- a group of...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by R Drozek, on Oct 26, 2011 at 8:35 am | 35 comments | 4179 Views

ELECTIONS

The Voice's editorial endorsement: Mountain View Whisman district board

The Voice editorial board recommends supporting incumbent Ellen Wheeler and challenger Greg Coladonato for the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Angel, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:30 am | 35 comments | 5024 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA Chops down 135 trees for BRT LANES!!!

While most people were busy with last minute tax preparations, the VTA was busy cutting down 135 trees in San Jose to make...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Think again, on Apr 22, 2014 at 12:46 am | 34 comments | 1458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man snatches woman's necklace

A man stole a necklace from a 25-year-old woman in broad daylight, while she walked on Villa Street, police said. He got...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by huh?, on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:07 pm | 34 comments | 2348 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Immigration forum seeks to allay fears

As the nation continues to debate its immigration laws, a handful of Spanish-speaking Mountain View residents came to St....

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2007
Last comment by agoldgawl, on Jan 24, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 34 comments | 6129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New parent group forms to oppose Bullis

A group of parents and concerned citizens have formed a coalition to defend the Los Altos School District against what the...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Heather Rose, on Aug 17, 2012 at 8:41 am | 34 comments | 13746 Views

ELECTIONS

Charter school-district accord a welcome step

There was good news earlier this month from the Los Altos School District about the possible signing of a five-year agreement...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by This isn't over, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:18 am | 34 comments | 4420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hurdles remain as LASD, Bullis pursue joint bond

Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School appear to be as close as they've ever been to compromise. However, comments...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ken, on Nov 5, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 34 comments | 11636 Views
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