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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schwab Learning Center opens new dyslexic-friendly 'innovation lab'

With its new home at Children's Health Council in Palo Alto, the Schwab Learning Center's reach is now expanding beyond Stanford...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 776 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Here's how you can support the Half Moon Bay community right now (and take care of yourself)

Here's a list of organizations raising funds for the Jan. 23 mass shooting victims, plus memorial events and mental health...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2023
Last comment by Joaquin Perez, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 912 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Crestview project leaders offer updates on timeline, parking, security

The Crestview, a housing project in Mountain View that will convert a hotel into 48 affordable units for extremely low income...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 1461 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Get to know the Mountain View residents applying for a seat on City Council at community groups' forum Friday

With the date to fill the vacant Mountain View City Council seat fast approaching, residents will have a chance on Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2023
Last comment by Local Gal, 17 hours ago | 5 comments | 3232 Views

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Mountain View City Council approves zoning changes to add residential and mixed-uses to city's shopping centers

The Mountain View City Council brought the city’s housing element draft one step closer to completion on Jan. 24 by approving...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2023
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Jan 27, 2023 at 9:09 pm | 4 comments | 2262 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council narrows down pool of applicants for vacant seat to five finalists

The Mountain View City Council narrowed its pool of applicants for the vacant council seat down to five finalists at a Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2023
Last comment by SRB, on Jan 27, 2023 at 5:14 pm | 9 comments | 2035 Views

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Department of Justice brings major antitrust suit against Google's ad business, seeks divestiture

In the lawsuit filed Tuesday, the DOJ alleges that Google "has corrupted legitimate competition in the ad tech industry"...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2023
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Jan 27, 2023 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 1088 Views

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Mountain View's Housing Element is no longer on track to meet state deadline, city staff say

The Mountain View Environmental Planning Commission (EPC) was slated to discuss and recommend adoption of the city’s Housing...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2023
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Jan 26, 2023 at 9:07 pm | 34 comments | 2415 Views

AROUND TOWN

In last-minute surge of applications, 10 people seek a spot on the Mountain View City Council

Following a surge in last-minute applications, a total of 10 residents are now vying for a spot on the Mountain View City...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Jan 26, 2023 at 9:05 pm | 26 comments | 4548 Views

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Shoreline Amphitheatre murder victim died after Hells Angels member allegedly punched him in the head, investigative report shows

A Mountain View Police Department investigative report revealed details about the circumstances that led to the June 18 alleged...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2022
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jan 26, 2023 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 5649 Views

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New trees, revamped play areas could transform Vargas Elementary, Mountain View's smallest public school campus

After removing nine big pine trees from Vargas Elementary, there's now a wide-reaching plan to add dozens of trees and reimagine...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2023
Last comment by DonKeedick, on Jan 25, 2023 at 8:46 pm | 4 comments | 2867 Views

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Terminated Meta content moderators worry about fake news flourishing in their absence

Nearly 200 Meta content moderators who used to work at the tech company’s Mountain View office and now work in Fremont...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2023
Last comment by J Randall, on Jan 25, 2023 at 6:21 pm | 3 comments | 1795 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Five men, two women die in Half Moon Bay mass shooting

A community is in mourning after a gunman allegedly walked onto two farms, including one where he is said to have worked,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2023
Last comment by roaksinri, on Jan 25, 2023 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 865 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Worried about Castro Street vacancies and eyesores, Mountain View council OKs Phase 1 of updated downtown plan

Mountain View City Council took a big step toward updating the city’s Downtown Precise Plan at its Dec. 6 meeting, approving...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2022
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Jan 25, 2023 at 11:39 am | 60 comments | 10152 Views

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Suspect in Half Moon Bay shootings was employee of farm where 5 where shot

A man accused of mass shootings at two locations in the Half Moon Bay area on Monday legally purchased the semi-automatic...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2023
Last comment by Scott, on Jan 24, 2023 at 8:13 pm | 1 comment | 1330 Views

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Santa Clara County left out of federal relief funds for storm damage

Santa Clara County is not one of the seven counties listed in a recent Presidential Declaration of Major Disasters, so residents...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 24, 2023 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 2667 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weather, inflation impact high school construction, but progress continues

Inflation and recent inclement weather have posed challenges for projects at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools, but...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 24, 2023 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 1185 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman school board runs into disagreements over electing its leaders

It wasn't picking who will lead the school board that caused controversy, but rather deciding who will be second in command,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2023
Last comment by SalsaMusic, on Jan 21, 2023 at 7:33 am | 3 comments | 2861 Views

AROUND TOWN

With hours left to apply, applications begin to flow in for open Mountain View City Council seat

City officials told the Voice that Emily Ann Ramos and Michael Kasperzak Jr. have thrown their hats in the ring for the open...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2023
Last comment by Free Speech, on Jan 19, 2023 at 12:13 pm | 11 comments | 2760 Views

BOOKS

Aging like fine wine: A local author is writing a book about winemaking, longevity, and how these themes coalesce within his family’s rich Mountain View history

Kevin Ferguson grew up hearing stories of the Gemello Winery, the family business his great-grandfather, John Gemello, and...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2023
Last comment by Donna Anderson, on Jan 19, 2023 at 11:55 am | 1 comment | 3195 Views
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