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In last-minute surge of applications, 10 people seek a spot on the Mountain View City Council
Following a surge in last-minute applications, a total of 10 residents are now vying for a spot on the Mountain View City... Last comment on Jan 26, 2023 at 9:05 pm | 26 comments

 
 
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Armed robbers shoot at witness after Mountain View jewelry store heist
Mountain View police closed down the Rengstorff Avenue entrance to Highway 101 and are searching for three armed men following a jewelry store robbery on Friday, Jan. 27. The men fired at a witness who attempted to follow them. Friday, 4:49 PM

Schwab Learning Center opens new dyslexic-friendly 'innovation lab'
With its new home at Children's Health Council in Palo Alto, the Schwab Learning Center's reach is now expanding beyond Stanford to the wider community. Saturday, 9:41 AM | 2 comments

Coastal farmworkers eke out a living amid hardship
Shootings, wildfires, the pandemic and other challenges have tested the Coastside's isolated communities, but many of its farmers aren't going anywhere. Thursday, 2:53 PM

The Crestview project leaders offer updates on timeline, parking, security
The Crestview, a housing project in Mountain View that will convert a hotel into 48 affordable units for extremely low income individuals and families, will begin construction this spring and is slated to be completed by winter. Friday, 12:55 PM | 2 comments

MVLA adds ethnic studies to graduation requirements starting next fall
The Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District's board has paved the way to add an ethnic studies class for all incoming ninth graders this fall by updating its graduation requirements to include the course. Friday, 1:48 PM

Here's how you can support the Half Moon Bay community right now (and take care of yourself)
Here's a list of organizations raising funds for the Jan. 23 mass shooting victims, plus memorial events and mental health resources. Friday, 12:19 PM | 3 comments

Mountain View City Council approves zoning changes to add residential and mixed-uses to city's shopping centers
The Mountain View City Council brought the city's housing element draft one step closer to completion on Jan. 24 by approving a few key zoning amendments, including allowing for future residential development at shopping centers. Thursday, 1:02 PM | 4 comments

Department of Justice brings major antitrust suit against Google's ad business, seeks divestiture
In the lawsuit filed Tuesday, the DOJ alleges that Google "has corrupted legitimate competition in the ad tech industry" through anticompetitive practices. Thursday, 11:40 AM | 3 comments

Community briefs: City boards and committees, New Americans Fellowship and a new pedestrian undercrossing at Bernardo Avenue
This week in community briefs, Mountain View opens applications for city boards and committees, Santa Clara County seeks applicants for the New Americans Fellowship and local cities consider a new undercrossing at Bernardo Avenue. Thursday, 10:49 AM

No bail for Half Moon Bay accused shooter, DA considers death penalty
The 66-year-old man accused of gunning down seven people and critically injuring one other at two mushroom farms earlier this week made his initial court appearance Wednesday. Wednesday, 5:14 PM

City Council narrows down pool of applicants for vacant seat to five finalists
The Mountain View City Council narrowed its pool of applicants for the vacant council seat down to five finalists at a Jan. 24 meeting. Those five will get to move on to the interview round, slated for next Monday. Wednesday, 12:48 PM | 9 comments

Terminated Meta content moderators worry about fake news flourishing in their absence
Nearly 200 Meta content moderators who used to work at the tech company's Mountain View office and now work in Fremont had their contracts terminated this month, workers included in the cut told the Voice. Wednesday, 11:06 AM | 3 comments

Five men, two women die in Half Moon Bay mass shooting
A community is in mourning after a gunman allegedly walked onto two farms, including one where he is said to have worked, and killed seven people. He also critically injured one other. Wednesday, 1:12 PM | 1 comments

Seven dead in two Half Moon Bay shootings, 67-year-old man in custody
Seven people are dead, and a 67-year-old man is in custody after he allegedly opened fire in two separate shootings in an unincorporated area of Half Moon Bay on Monday. Monday, 8:26 PM

Suspect in Half Moon Bay shootings was employee of farm where 5 where shot
A man accused of mass shootings at two locations in the Half Moon Bay area on Monday legally purchased the semi-automatic handgun allegedly used in the crimes, San Mateo County Sheriff Christina Corpus said. Tuesday, 1:52 PM | 1 comments

Weather, inflation impact high school construction, but progress continues
Inflation and recent inclement weather have posed challenges for projects at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools, but the district still believes it's on course to have the funds necessary to complete the planned building work. Tuesday, 12:41 PM | 1 comments

Residential fire on San Ramon Avenue injures one, causes $100,000 in damages
A residential fire at a multifamily building on San Ramon Avenue in Mountain View over the weekend led to minor injuries and caused an estimated $100,000 worth of damage. Tuesday, 9:19 AM

Elizabeth Holmes' lawyers rebut prosecution claims that she is a flight risk
As the date for Elizabeth Holmes to begin serving her sentence approaches, prosecutors and defense lawyers are fighting over whether she should be allowed to stay free while her appeal is resolved. Monday, 3:44 PM

Get to know the Mountain View residents applying for a seat on City Council at community groups' forum Friday
With the date to fill the vacant Mountain View City Council seat fast approaching, residents will have a chance on Friday, Jan. 27, to hear from applicants on major policy issues and ask questions of their own. Monday, 1:19 PM | 5 comments

Santa Clara County reports low rates of COVID, flu

Magnitude 3.7 earthquake strikes southern Santa Clara County Monday morning

Building the perfect backyard retirement home

Local state legislators call for California budget to protect public transit funding, despite deficit

Santa Clara County left out of federal relief funds for storm damage

State COVID testing sites begin to close

Lunar New Year celebration to be held this weekend

Former mayors, election runner-up and RHC member among 10 people seeking appointment to the Mountain View City Council

President Joe Biden makes a stop in Mountain View before heading to Santa Cruz County to survey storm damage

 

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