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Eshoo backs Apple's resistance to FBI iPhone access

A ranking member of the U.S. Congressional Communications and Technology Subcommittee said she supports tech company Apple's...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by @Gary, on Mar 2, 2016 at 1:15 pm | 4 comments | 495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living in the shadows

It was barely 6 a.m. on Dec. 2, when Guillermo Zavala walked out the front door of his Mountain View apartment and straight...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 2, 2016 at 7:19 am | 31 comments | 4112 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City wins grant for water meter upgrades

Mountain View is being awarded a $50,000 grant to test out new water readers that would allow households to instantly check...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Waterlogged, on Mar 1, 2016 at 9:28 pm | 12 comments | 2792 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mini-park deal reveals SFPUC policy problems

Officials with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission are pledging to re-examine their real estate policies in light...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Legal Concerns, on Mar 1, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 9 comments | 2388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fight leaves one man injured, another jailed

A fight between two men on Friday night, Feb. 26, in Palo Alto left one man seriously injured and landed another in jail,...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by ugh., on Mar 1, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1707 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Obama nominates federal judge Lucy Koh to U.S. appeals court

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh of San Jose was nominated by President Obama today to serve on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by @ron, on Mar 1, 2016 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 1288 Views

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Google car v bus - first read about it on BBC

I wonder why the BBC is ahead of US media on this one? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-35692845?ocid=socialflow_facebook&ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbcnews&ns_source=facebo...

Original post made by BBC reader on Feb. 29, 2016
Last comment by Snark Repellent, on Feb 29, 2016 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments | 257 Views

AROUND TOWN

City eyes Castro road diet

Taking up the idea of a road diet, Mountain View officials are considering a slate of street changes that would trade car...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by This Plan Needs More Work, on Feb 29, 2016 at 10:10 am | 18 comments | 2017 Views

AROUND TOWN

City eyes Castro road diet

Taking up the idea of a road diet, Mountain View officials are considering a slate of street changes that would trade car...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 28, 2016 at 10:11 pm | 6 comments | 2835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council lends support to county homeless initiatives

Mountain View City Council members agreed to two resolutions Tuesday night declaring homelessness a "crisis," and vowing...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by dennis, on Feb 28, 2016 at 10:04 pm | 4 comments | 503 Views

BOOKS

Laundry room fire displaces one resident

Mountain View fire crews quickly extinguished a fire Saturday afternoon in a home on Gladys Avenue. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Feb 28, 2016 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 1592 Views

BOOKS

Crime briefs

<B>Party goes bad for MV men Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2013/08/09/crime-briefs posted...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2016
Last comment by arny, on Feb 28, 2016 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 2443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meeting planned to discuss transit station

Mountain View's long-term plans to redesign and upgrade the downtown transit station will be the big topic at a Feb. 25 community...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
Last comment by Duh, on Feb 28, 2016 at 2:05 pm | 17 comments | 2218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district poised to use controversial bond issuance

The Mountain View Whisman School District is moving forward with an aggressive school construction schedule, and school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 28, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 10 comments | 1926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley transportation is abominable.

As a visitor to your town needing to find bus and train information to get around I must say it is abominable. Bus stops...

Original post made by Visitor on Feb. 27, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Feb 28, 2016 at 9:41 am | 5 comments | 430 Views

ELECTIONS

Letter to the editor

<B>Councilman's involvement called into question Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/02/26/letter-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Gary Wesley, on Feb 26, 2016 at 11:28 am | 3 comments | 1032 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 Jack Redford, on Feb 26, 2016 at 9:45 am | 6 comments | 3825 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No easy fix for high school stress

School officials at the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District are in the midst of crafting a policy to lighten the...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Greg, on Feb 26, 2016 at 9:01 am | 18 comments | 3053 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parcel tax could boost South Bay wetland restoration

Wetland restoration and flood protection in the South Bay, including Mountain View, could get a big boost in funding this...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2016
Last comment by No new taxes, on Feb 25, 2016 at 6:57 pm | 15 comments | 3962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conflagration consumes classic car

A rare classic car caught fire and burned to a crisp on Tuesday afternoon in a parking lot at the San Antonio shopping center....

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mark Noack, on Feb 25, 2016 at 10:57 am | 20 comments | 6097 Views
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