Lessons learned from one year 6 feet apart
March 27, 2021 |
While we are all eager to move past the pandemic, we should recognize that there are some aspects of life from the past year that are worth retaining, and that the last year has also underscored disparities that need to be addressed.
Trump should be impeached and removed from office for his role in the Capitol riot
January 17, 2021 |
Hopes were high among many going into the new year, buoyed by the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. But the pandemic has become a backdrop in the aftermath of an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
Referendum seeks to uphold City Council's ban on RVs, 'oversized vehicles' on most city streets
October 19, 2020 |
Mountain View's Measure C says it's about road safety. It's not. It's about getting the city's vehicle-dwelling homeless out of sight and out of town.
Learn about the Mountain View Voice's recommendations on regional and statewide candidates and measures, in addition to California propositions, on the Nov. 3 general election ballot.October 17, 2020 | 4 comments
Melissa Baten Caswell's long history of working for a strong public education system will serve north county well on the Santa Clara County Board of Education.October 12, 2020 | 27 comments
Every election season, we are sure to be asked why we run endorsement editorials and what it means to endorse a candidate. As often as we can, we try to point out that endorsements do not impact our reporting -- at all.October 9, 2020 | No comments yet
Mountain View voters have a deep bench to choose from with this year's nine candidates for four seats on the City Council. The Voice endorses Sally Lieber, Pat Showalter, Alex Nunez and Lenny Siegel.October 9, 2020 | 67 comments
The uncertainty brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has left many people feeling afraid, anxious and helpless. If you're feeling overwhelmed or want to help, here's what you can do.March 22, 2020 | 1 comment
In the weeks leading up to Super Tuesday on March 3, the Voice has published endorsements on several local measures and the state Senate District 13 race. Here is a list of our editorial board's recommendations.March 2, 2020 | 2 comments
Supporting Mountain View Whisman schools is essential as city grows
February 27, 2020 |
We believe Measure T is a worthwhile and necessary investment to improve school facilities, expand to handle short-term growth, pay off debt from past projects, and provide affordable housing for district teachers and staff.
Investment in Foothill and De Anza colleges is essential to maintaining affordable educational opportunities
February 21, 2020 |
The high cost of living, income inequality and the high cost of a university education have created huge obstacles for young people. A vibrant community college system is essential, and voters should ensure it continues to thrive.
With an outstanding field of candidates, whoever wins will be able to capably fill Jerry Hill's shoes
February 15, 2020 |
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.
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.February 14, 2020 | 12 comments
Palo Alto Utilities breeds mistrust with lack of transparency around outages
By Sherry Listgarten | 28 comments | 3,070 views
Palo Alto has an escalating transparency problem -- the police have shut their doors
By Diana Diamond | 6 comments | 1,406 views