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MV approves ceding properties to Los Altos

To hear Stephen Friedman describe it, his neighborhood of Jardin Drive is like Mountain View's version of the Bermuda Triangle....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Gary , on Feb 18, 2016 at 3:55 am | 11 comments | 3936 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 Teacher, on Feb 17, 2016 at 1:00 am | 29 comments | 4602 Views

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Man sought in gun-brandishing road-rage incident

Palo Alto police are seeking a man allegedly who brandished a handgun at a woman during a road-rage incident on Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by LiberalGuns, on Feb 16, 2016 at 11:51 pm | 21 comments | 3060 Views

RESTAURANTS

Food truck 101

Instrucktional, a new, perhaps one-of-a-kind program from Bay Area food-truck giant Off the Grid, puts participants through...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by I know what you meant though, on Feb 16, 2016 at 4:30 pm | 2 comments | 2599 Views

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Crime Briefs

<B>Caltrain tows 40 cars in MV parking lot Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/02/12/crime-briefs...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by Free Parking, on Feb 16, 2016 at 12:28 pm | 2 comments | 931 Views

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Speedier schedule for free shuttles

In the coming days Mountain View's free community shuttle system will be undergoing some minor tweaks that are expected to...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Feb 14, 2016 at 3:48 pm | 6 comments | 2229 Views

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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 the_punnisher, on Feb 12, 2016 at 7:19 pm | 6 comments | 3100 Views

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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 Uh, I've seen these "Licensed drivers", on Feb 12, 2016 at 4:48 pm | 25 comments | 5009 Views

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Silicon Valley's year: 'amazing' but with 'perils'

Joint Venture Silicon Valley's annual economic study found that 2015 was a year of record-breaking growth and prosperity,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 11, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1868 Views

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Mountain View goes to Washington

Seeking federal aid for an assortment of local issues, Mountain View City Council members brainstormed priorities as they...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Brad, on Feb 11, 2016 at 6:23 am | 5 comments | 760 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 Rick, on Feb 10, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 6 comments | 3115 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 Less Industrial Waste Needed, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:33 am | 8 comments | 1941 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, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:03 am | 17 comments | 2709 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, on Feb 9, 2016 at 6:27 pm | 3 comments | 1949 Views

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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, on Feb 9, 2016 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 3067 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, on Feb 9, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 2404 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 | 411 Views

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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 | 2396 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 | 2034 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 | 3217 Views
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