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ELECTIONS

California election results: Who won? Which propositions passed?

After tens of millions of dollars in spending, thousands of door knocks and hundreds of attack ads, voting ended Nov. 8 in...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 9, 2022 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 3123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning commission recommends temporary office development cap downtown, but with some conditions

With concerns about parking and the jobs-housing imbalance top of mind, city staff want to put a temporary limit on office...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Nov 9, 2022 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 2163 Views

ELECTIONS

Incumbents hold strong lead in Mountain View City Council race, early results show

Early election results indicate that the Mountain View City Council likely won’t have any fresh faces on the dais, despite...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 9, 2022 at 12:03 am | 2 comments | 4818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA sees standardized test results improve, despite the pandemic

Local high schoolers' performance improved on standardized tests this spring compared to before the pandemic, results that...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 8, 2022 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 2098 Views

ELECTIONS

Thida Cornes continues to raise far more than other high school district candidates

Thida Cornes continues to dramatically out-raise the rest of the candidates for the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Nov 7, 2022 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1963 Views

ELECTIONS

All the propositions in the 2022 California general election, each explained in a minute

The California ballot is coming in on the short side in 2022. With only seven propositions to weigh in on this year, California...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by jordydog1, on Nov 7, 2022 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 2290 Views

AROUND TOWN

City officials give Monta Loma residents an update on much-anticipated changes to their neighborhood, including a potential new park

Residents of the Monta Loma-Farley-Rock Street neighborhood told city staff what improvements they’d like to see prioritized...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by MV Resident, on Nov 7, 2022 at 2:32 pm | 6 comments | 3606 Views

ELECTIONS

Five candidates vie to fill three open seats on the Mountain View City Council this November

With three seats up for grabs on the Mountain View City Council, three incumbents and two newcomers are vying for a chance...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 6, 2022 at 6:32 pm | 4 comments | 9035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Many Bay Area roads remain in rough shape, according to report

Although roads in some Bay Area communities have shown vast improvement, the region's roads remain in rough shape, according...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2022
Last comment by smorr, on Nov 6, 2022 at 12:36 am | 3 comments | 1587 Views

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Days after abrupt retirement, former Sheriff Laurie Smith found guilty in corruption trial

Former Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith has been found guilty on all six civil counts of corruption and willful misconduct...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 5, 2022 at 3:27 am | 2 comments | 4076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meta terminates lease at San Antonio Center in Mountain View

In a statement responding to the lease termination, the tech giant told the Voice they’re building “a best-in-class remote...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 4, 2022 at 4:30 pm | 10 comments | 19996 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County outpacing state in new COVID booster uptake

Santa Clara County is outpacing the state in uptake of the omicron-specific COVID-19 booster vaccine across all eligible...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 3, 2022 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 2036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Greenpeace has given up on recycling plastics

This isn't a left v. right issue. It's just not working. It's just too hard to do and not cost effective. The city should...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Nov. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 238 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Newsom campaigned on building 3.5 million homes. He hasn't gotten even close

Gov. Gavin Newsom campaigned on housing production, an issue important to many Californians. But despite some accomplishments,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 3, 2022 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Final settlement in lawsuit over RV parking restrictions released

The city of Mountain View announced late last month that it would begin enforcing its RV parking restrictions on Oct. 1,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by Ann, on Nov 2, 2022 at 11:48 pm | 8 comments | 6671 Views

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Sheriff Laurie Smith retires as jury deliberates at her corruption trial

Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith announced Monday she would retire, as a jury deliberates a verdict in a civil corruption...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by Seth Neumann, on Nov 1, 2022 at 9:46 pm | 2 comments | 2340 Views

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Planning commission supports huge Middlefield Park mixed-use project despite concerns over Google's affordable housing proposal

The Mountain View Environmental Planning Commission threw unanimous support behind the latest iteration of the Middlefield...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 1, 2022 at 5:13 pm | 13 comments | 6234 Views

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Thousands turn out for Mountain View's annual Monster Bash

Kids and their families, decked out in Halloween costumes, filled Mountain View's Rengstorff Park on Saturday, Oct. 29, for...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by Karen Stevens , on Nov 1, 2022 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 3334 Views

ELECTIONS

Kamei says she’ll find creative ways to build affordable housing if reelected

As Ellen Kamei now seeks her second term on the City Council, she said housing continues to be her No. 1 priority if reelected....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Oct 29, 2022 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View City Council approves San Antonio Road housing development, despite major frustrations over applicant's last-minute change

The applicant initially presented two options to meet its affordable housing obligation, only to withdraw one of the options...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Oct 28, 2022 at 9:57 pm | 12 comments | 4791 Views
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