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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 13 hours ago | 23 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 on May 24, 2017 at 8:00 pm | 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 11 hours ago | 10 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 1 hour ago | 19 comments

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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 | 5 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 | 1 comments

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 | 5 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 | 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 | 19 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 | 8 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 | 23 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 | 17 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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