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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 31 minutes ago | 44 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 on May 26, 2017 at 9:08 am | 11 comments

Mountain View sells water to 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... Last comment on May 28, 2017 at 12:01 am | 20 comments

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Huff Elementary's ball board was painted by Huff 4th grader Mandy Lai. Submitted by Huff Community on Aug 31, 2012

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Rent control's origins in New York's dairy dilemma
It might seem a world away, but Mountain View's current struggle to curb housing costs has a history that dates back to dairy farmers in 1930s New York. It turns out that many tenets of rent control have their origins in Depression-era feuding over the price of milk. Sunday, 1:46 PM | 3 comments

More carpool and express lanes on U.S. Highway 101?
How to manage congestion on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County is the focus of two public meetings in San Mateo and Redwood City on May 31 and June 5. Saturday, 1:54 PM | 3 comments

No more hungry summers
Too many children go hungry in Mountain View during the summer, and it's time to do something about it. Friday, 12:29 PM | 5 comments

Mountain View man facing child porn, cyberstalking charges
A Mountain View man who allegedly distributed sexually explicit photos of two underage girls pleaded not guilty to federal charges in court Wednesday, according to the Northern California U.S. District Attorney's office.
Friday, 2:40 PM | 1 comments

Council mulls new transit system
Plans for a new transit system to link Mountain View's North Bayshore to downtown received a fresh look by city officials this week. Friday, 10:12 AM | 5 comments

Community activist Elena Pacheco dies of cancer
A tireless volunteer and community activist, Elena Pacheco seemed to be involved in almost every cause in Mountain View -- affordable housing, food pantries, health care and church groups. Pacheco died in hospice care on Saturday, May 13, after a long battle with lymphoma. She was 60 years old. Thursday, 12:33 PM | 6 comments

Man arrested over limo payment
Police arrested a Southern California man last week after he allegedly refused to pay a limousine fare worth hundreds of dollars, claiming he had no cash and his card had been declined. Thursday, 10:50 AM

Man indicted for cyberattack on Voice website appears in court
A San Francisco man accused of a cyberattack on and other websites owned by Embarcadero Media appeared in federal court in San Jose on May 24. Wednesday, 5:12 PM | 3 comments

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 | 4 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 | 20 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 | 9 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 | 25 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 | 32 comments

$647M to electrify Caltrain tracks approved

FAA reviewing proposals to reduce airplane noise

Spare the Air Alert Monday in the Bay Area

Voice wins Online General Excellence at statewide journalism contest

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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