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ELECTIONS

Report touts Bay Area as mega-powerful region facing challenges

Silicon Valley is an economic powerhouse, and some of the cogs that drive it are more functional than others, claims a new...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by LOL, 1 hour ago | 26 comments | 2041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vehicle collisions on the rise in Mountain View

Mountain View saw a big increase in vehicle collisions last year, with some of the city's busiest intersections proving to...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2018
Last comment by Resident, 2 hours ago | 32 comments | 5097 Views

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MV tax proposal leans heavily on big business

Mountain View's business fees currently charge basically the same fees for companies of any size, whether its Milk Pail...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2018
Last comment by A Talking Cat, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 420 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman aims for multi-story schools

Following a citywide trend away from single-story suburbia toward taller, denser housing and offices, Mountain View school...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2018
Last comment by EPTF member, 8 hours ago | 23 comments | 3020 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Young and homeless

A series of new surveys are showing skyrocketing numbers of homeless youth in the South Bay, but experts say a crisis has...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2018
Last comment by mvresident2003, 10 hours ago | 11 comments | 2413 Views

ELECTIONS

Campaign drops plans for 2018 rent control measure

A proposed ballot initiative to curtail Mountain View's rent control law won't be going on the November ballot -- but it's...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2018
Last comment by The Successful Businessman, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 1000 Views

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Letters to the editor: July 13, 2018

This week, letters to the editor on the proposed 'Google tax,' rent control, LASD school plans, bike capacity on Caltrain,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2018
Last comment by LAHS Parent, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 779 Views

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Teen arrested after alleged stabbing

A Mountain View teen is facing charges of assault and criminal threats after multiple disputes with his roommates, including...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by chitheed, on Jul 14, 2018 at 11:28 pm | 11 comments | 2750 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Grand jury calls for denser housing

Despite a recent push to build more housing, Palo Alto and other Santa Clara County cities will have to answer to the civil...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 14, 2018 at 10:44 pm | 20 comments | 2444 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Facing economic pressures, Ada's Cafe makes plea for donations

In the face of rising rent and labor costs, Palo Alto's Ada's Cafe, which employs adults with developmental disabilities,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2018
Last comment by We are ALL Ada’s, on Jul 14, 2018 at 7:44 pm | 6 comments | 1925 Views

ELECTIONS

Kasperzak seeks health care district seat

Despite telling himself that he was done with public service after four terms on the Mountain View City Council, Mike Kasperzak...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2018
Last comment by SRB, on Jul 14, 2018 at 3:09 pm | 11 comments | 2314 Views

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Drones set to patrol at Shoreline music festival

Mountain View police will be on the lookout for crime from a different vantage point this Saturday, using security drones...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2018
Last comment by Dr. Emmett Brown, on Jul 14, 2018 at 1:25 pm | 27 comments | 5241 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How head count tax impacts city's biggest businesses

'We don't believe it will force any business to leave town or close up.' Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2018/07/13/how-head-count-tax-impacts-citys-b...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2018
Last comment by Next to nothing, on Jul 14, 2018 at 2:42 am | 2 comments | 107 Views

BOOKS

Council approves 623-unit Greystar project

A site off of San Antonio Road that appeared destined for a new school campus will instead be rebuilt as a massive commercial...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2018
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Jul 13, 2018 at 7:32 pm | 44 comments | 5343 Views

ELECTIONS

Community college board backs away from bond measure

Sensing a potential political battle brewing, Foothill-De Anza Community College District board members agreed this week...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by Voice of Reason, on Jul 13, 2018 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 1119 Views

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Letters to the editor: June 29, 2018

This week, letters to the editor about the Judge Persky recall, a local safety concern and renovations at Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2018
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 13, 2018 at 7:07 am | 6 comments | 1261 Views

ELECTIONS

WIREd for change

WIRE for Women, an organization founded by a Menlo Park woman that aims to bring more women into public office in San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2018
Last comment by @LOL, on Jul 11, 2018 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 857 Views

ELECTIONS

School board votes to impose strict transfer limits

The Mountain View Whisman School District school board this month unanimously approved major changes to student transfer...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2018
Last comment by Weird, on Jul 10, 2018 at 11:29 pm | 56 comments | 3772 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Affordable housing project carries steep price

A new five-story affordable housing project that would replace a downtown Taco Bell received enthusiastic support from a...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Jul 10, 2018 at 6:27 pm | 43 comments | 13376 Views

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Six drug sale arrests at Dead and Company concert

Police arrested six people at Shoreline Amphitheatre last week during back-to-back Dead and Company concerts for alleged...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2018
Last comment by Lynn Wood, on Jul 10, 2018 at 2:36 pm | 14 comments | 3329 Views
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