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Community college district asks voters for new tax, bond funds to upgrade facilities, keep education accessible
Voters in the March 3 election will decide on financing measures G and H by the Foothill-De Anza Community College District.... Last comment 3 hours ago | 8 comments

Measure D: In reshaping rent control, council members ask for community's trust
Rent control, one of Mountain View's most divisive issues, is back on the ballot March 3. For the first time since 2016,... Last comment 21 minutes ago | 41 comments

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"Bubb Park Ginko Trees"
The Ginko are in full regalia this week. Taken from a small airborne camera attached to a radio controlled model aircraft. Submitted by Paul Sterbentz on Dec 4, 2010


The Mountain View Voice's March 3 voter guide to local races
We've rounded up our coverage of key issues on the March 3 ballot for Mountain View voters, with links to news and Voter Guide stories, as well as guest opinions, letters to the editor and endorsements from the editorial page. Tuesday, 10:25 AM

$259M Measure T bond seeks to solve short-term school needs
Voters in the Mountain View Whisman School District are being asked to pass a new bond measure that would tackle the short-term problems facing local schools today. Tuesday, 10:13 AM

Guest opinion: Measures G and H are an investment in local higher education
In a guest opinion, Santa Clara County Democratic Party Chair Bill James writes why he believes residents should vote yes on measures G and H on the March 3 ballot. Tuesday, 8:57 AM

Rancho San Antonio closes after child injured in suspected mountain lion attack
Rancho San Antonio County Park and Open Space Preserve in Cupertino was closed temporarily after a child was injured by an animal -- suspected to be a mountain lion - while walking with others on a park trail Sunday. Monday, 8:49 PM

Why the community college district is seeking new tax, bond funds
Voters in the March 3 election will decide on financing measures G and H by the Foothill-De Anza Community College District. Monday, 8:43 AM | 8 comments

Letters to the editor: Measure D, Foothill-De Anza measures, Rishi Kumar
Letters to the editor in the Feb. 14 edition on the City Council rent control Measure D, Foothill-De Anza Community College District measures G and H and the California 18th Congressional District race. Sunday, 8:49 AM | 23 comments

Editorial: Brownrigg for Senate
With the impressive group of candidates for California's 13th Senate district, we give the nod to Michael Brownrigg, who has shown himself to be a strong, effective and collaborative leader. Saturday, 10:38 AM | 4 comments

At 'pivotal' moment in presidential campaign, Pete Buttigieg makes plea to voters in Palo Alto
In comments to about 200 supporters in Palo Alto on Friday, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg pitched himself as an inclusive, progressive option for voters. Friday, 4:37 PM | 22 comments

Editorial: No on Measure D, the City Council's rent control rewrite
As the adage goes, trust has to be earned. So voters must ask themselves, on the prickly subject of rent control, has the City Council done enough to earn their trust? In our opinion, the answer is no. Friday, 1:50 PM | 12 comments

Using DNA evidence, Mountain View police arrest man in 2004 sexual assault case

Measure D: In reshaping rent control, council members ask for community's trust

Federal judge thwarts Theranos leaders' attempt to dump fraud case

Senate candidate faces claims she violated 'non-coordination' rule with real estate PAC

Supervisors OK universal meal program for hungry kids in Santa Clara County

Income inequality reaches a 'historic high' in Silicon Valley, new report shows


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The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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