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Rental committee sets limit on increases
On Monday night, the city's nascent Rental Housing Committee got its first taste of the big stakes and the dicey decisions... Last comment 51 minutes ago | 21 comments

Voice wins Online General Excellence at statewide journalism contest
The Mountain View Voice won the Online General Excellence award at the California Newspaper Publishers Association Better... Last comment 5 hours ago | 11 comments

$647M to electrify Caltrain tracks approved
Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant... Last comment 12 hours ago | 9 comments

Airplane noise reduction proposals under review
The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing more than 100 recommendations that a committee of South Bay legislators... Last comment 5 hours ago | 14 comments

 
 
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Man indicted for cyberattack on Voice website appears in court
A San Francisco man accused of a cyberattack on MV-Voice.com and other websites owned by Embarcadero Media appeared in federal court in San Jose on May 24. Wednesday, 5:12 PM

MV Whisman hires new director of special ed
he Mountain View Whisman School District announced that Gary Johnson, an administrator in charge of special education in Monterey County, has been tapped to lead the district's special education program. Wednesday, 1:34 PM | 3 comments

Mountain View sells water rights to aid East Palo Alto
The Mountain View City Council signed a $5 million deal Tuesday night to sell off water rights to East Palo Alto to help end the city's yearlong moratorium on development. Wednesday, 10:18 AM | 15 comments

Hangar One restoration to take until 2025
Google's pledge to restore and reskin Moffett Field's iconic Hangar One is going to take longer than originally anticipated. The tech firm is now reporting the job likely won't be done until 2025. Wednesday, 10:08 AM | 7 comments

Rental committee sets limit on increases
On Monday night, the city's nascent Rental Housing Committee got its first taste of the big stakes and the dicey decisions that lie ahead. The committee took its first action to cap the rents increases on thousands of local apartments for the upcoming year. Starting in September, that limit will be 3.4 percent. Tuesday, 4:20 PM | 21 comments

City's crime rate dips down in 2016
It's almost all sunshine and good news in the Mountain View Police Department's annual crime tally for 2016. Tuesday, 10:44 AM | 2 comments

Many ideas, little consensus on housing crisis
Everyone seems to agree that the housing situation in the Bay Area has reached a crisis -- but what to do about it remains as polarizing as ever. Tuesday, 8:08 AM | 11 comments

$647M to electrify Caltrain tracks approved
Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant agreement to fund the long-awaited work, the agency said Monday. Monday, 1:01 PM | 9 comments

FAA reviewing proposals to reduce airplane noise
The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing more than 100 recommendations that a committee of South Bay legislators drafted last year with the goal of reducing airplane noise in their communities, according to a statement from three congressional leaders. Sunday, 11:16 PM | 14 comments

Voice wins Online General Excellence at statewide journalism contest
The Mountain View Voice won the Online General Excellence award at the California Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspapers Contest on Saturday, May 20, in Santa Monica.
Monday, 1:35 PM | 11 comments

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Risk of heat-related illnesses rise as temps expected to jump

New committee to set cap on rent hikes

Google relaunches massive Bay View project

Kids dive into tech at Google's developer conference

North Bayshore a boomtown for cheaper housing -- if it gets built

 

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