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AROUND TOWN

Community college district asks voters for new tax, bond funds to upgrade facilities, keep education accessible

Voters in the March 3 election will decide on financing measures G and H by the Foothill-De Anza Community College District....

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2020
Last comment by Gary, 1 hour ago | 23 comments | 2252 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor: Measure D, Foothill-De Anza measures, Rishi Kumar

Letters to the editor in the Feb. 14 edition on the City Council rent control Measure D, Foothill-De Anza Community College...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, 4 hours ago | 32 comments | 2625 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Search continues for mountain lion that attacked child at Rancho San Antonio

Two days after a mountain lion grabbed a 6 year old girl at Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve, the search for the attacking...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by Marlene Bueler, 5 hours ago | 12 comments | 4699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mobile home park owner raises $94K to fight Measure D

In a strange twist less than two weeks from election day, a prominent Mountain View mobile home park owner is now pouring...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by D for Down, 5 hours ago | 1 comment | 548 Views

AROUND TOWN

'We have no evidence that the virus is circulating': No new coronavirus cases found in Santa Clara County

No new novel coronavirus cases have been reported in Santa Clara County and few new details about the virus are known publicly,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by @Member, 6 hours ago | 7 comments | 852 Views

ELECTIONS

Oh, for Pete's sake! Supporters say vandals are sabotaging Pete Buttigieg campaign signs in Mountain View

With just weeks to go before the March primary in California, local supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Pete...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by have some respect, Job Lopez RIP, 8 hours ago | 27 comments | 2494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Man arrested in Monday kidnapping attempt reportedly held another family hostage

A man arrested this week for attempted kidnapping in a Mountain View home had allegedly held another woman and her daughter...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by Member, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 806 Views

ELECTIONS

$259M Measure T bond seeks to solve short-term school needs

Voters in the Mountain View Whisman School District are being asked to pass a new bond measure that would tackle the short-term...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by Bad Fiscal Management, 10 hours ago | 11 comments | 1678 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Brownrigg for state Senate

With the impressive group of candidates for California's 13th Senate district, we give the nod to Michael Brownrigg, who...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2020
Last comment by Gary, 18 hours ago | 9 comments | 1796 Views

AROUND TOWN

New tree, same spirit at Mountain View's holiday celebration

A cheerful crowd assembled at the Mountain View Community Tree Lighting Celebration Monday night. The old cedar tree that...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by officesetup11, 19 hours ago | 5 comments | 3823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A daughter's disability. A mother's ingenuity. And the playground that's launching a revolution.

Olenka Steciw Villarreal and Jill Hoffspiegel Asher, the forces behind Magical Bridge, see "all-abilities" playgrounds not...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Probably74, on Feb 19, 2020 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 1948 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain suspending weekend service into SF through March to do electrification work

Caltrain will temporarily suspend service into the heart of San Francisco on weekends through the end of March to accommodate...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by MV Renter, on Feb 19, 2020 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 862 Views

ELECTIONS

The Mountain View Voice's March 3 voter guide to local races

We've rounded up our coverage of key issues on the March 3 ballot for Mountain View voters, with links to news and Voter...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 19, 2020 at 10:47 am | 9 comments | 2085 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: An investment in local higher education

In a guest opinion, Santa Clara County Democratic Party Chair Bill James writes why he believes residents should vote yes...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 18, 2020 at 7:41 pm | 3 comments | 1147 Views

ELECTIONS

State Senate candidates clash over housing policies, PG&E's future at Palo Alto forum

Seven candidates vying to succeed state Sen. Jerry Hill clashed Wednesday over housing policies, charter schools and a new...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by Community Minded, on Feb 18, 2020 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 2972 Views

ELECTIONS

Meet the 7 candidates who want to represent you in Sacramento

With seven candidates vying to become the next lawmaker for California's 13th Senate district, voters on March 3 will decide...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by Community Minded, on Feb 18, 2020 at 5:25 pm | 7 comments | 3199 Views

ELECTIONS

At 'pivotal' moment in presidential campaign, Pete Buttigieg makes plea to voters in Palo Alto

In comments to about 200 supporters in Palo Alto on Friday, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg pitched himself as an inclusive,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by concern trolling for the orange impotus, on Feb 18, 2020 at 5:19 pm | 23 comments | 2091 Views

ELECTIONS

Local Democratic Party urges 'no' vote on Measure D

With early voting in the March primary election just two weeks away, the Santa Clara County Democratic Party is recommending...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by Supporting Our Kids, on Feb 18, 2020 at 5:08 pm | 12 comments | 2321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Man arrested in Mountain View after dragging woman from her home

Police arrested a man who allegedly burst into a San Antonio neighborhood home Monday night and tried to drag a woman by...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Feb 18, 2020 at 3:29 pm | 5 comments | 3094 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council agrees, in theory, to extend rent control to Mountain View mobile home parks

The Mountain View City Council took early steps Tuesday to begin drafting a law that would extend the city's rent control...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 18, 2020 at 1:19 pm | 22 comments | 5401 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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