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SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD polls: Put Bullis Charter School in Mountain View

Finding a home for Bullis Charter School has been a contentious issue that has split Los Altos School District residents...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by not a bad idea, on Feb 11, 2020 at 7:19 pm | 74 comments | 5726 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Oil tax? Wealth tax? Prop. 13 reform? Senate candidates debate how to pay for new programs for state's youngest residents

Candidates for the 13th Senate district on Sunday weighed in on how to fund improved outcomes for the state's 3 million kids...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Feb 11, 2020 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters to the editor: Rent control, census

Letters to the editor in the Feb. 7 edition of the Voice on the Mountain View City Council rent control initiative Measure...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2020
Last comment by Jake, on Feb 11, 2020 at 1:04 am | 5 comments | 3657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County supervisors to weigh food assistance pilot program for hungry students

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors next week will discuss a pilot support program for food-insecure students. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 10, 2020 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 1434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Measure D is misleading and unnecessary

In a guest opinion in the Jan. 31 edition, Mountain View homeowners Ronald and Dorothy Schafer write why they are opposed...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 10, 2020 at 11:49 am | 6 comments | 4246 Views

AROUND TOWN

He built his Chinese food empire on potstickers, proverbs and passion. Now, as Chef Chu's turns 50, Larry Chu looks to the future.

How has Chef Chu's survived 50 years in the restaurant business? The answer, perhaps, is that the 76-year-old chef-owner...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2020
Last comment by Side1, on Feb 9, 2020 at 7:34 pm | 2 comments | 2887 Views

ELECTIONS

Man in brazen 'home invasion' eviction scheme targeting Mountain View tenants takes plea deal

A San Jose man involved in a brazen apartment break-in intended to force out a family accepted a plea deal and awaits sentencing...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 9, 2020 at 3:37 pm | 5 comments | 3403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman board approves $259M school bond measure for March 2020 ballot

The Mountain View Whisman School District is asking voters to approve a $259 million bond aimed at fixing old school facilities...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by How Long?, on Feb 9, 2020 at 9:57 am | 24 comments | 9280 Views

ELECTIONS

Jerry Hill endorses state Senate candidate Josh Becker

State Sen. Jerry Hill wants Josh Becker to be his successor, Becker's campaign announced this morning. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2020
Last comment by Paula, on Feb 8, 2020 at 7:55 pm | 3 comments | 1708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vaping ordinance and youth mental health are now top goals for Mountain View City Council

Faced with too many ambitious plans and not nearly enough staff time, the Mountain View City Council took a scalpel to its...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Feb 8, 2020 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 2355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Airbnb hosts ignore city rules

Mountain View's new regulations on Airbnb and other short-term rental services are off to a sluggish start. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2020
Last comment by St Francis Acres Neighbor, on Feb 8, 2020 at 12:28 pm | 18 comments | 5882 Views

OTHER ISSUES

As coronavirus epidemic spreads, local woman recounts desperation to get out of Wuhan

From her quarantine at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, Palo Alto resident Esther Tiferes Tebeka on Friday pinpointed...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2020
Last comment by eliot, on Feb 8, 2020 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 2237 Views

BOOKS

Guest opinion: A redo on rent control

In a guest opinion in the Jan. 31 edition, Mountain View Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga writes why she believes residents should...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 8, 2020 at 11:32 am | 10 comments | 2581 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 Amazing, on Feb 7, 2020 at 3:25 pm | 5 comments | 2654 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor

<B>Landlord group supports Measure D Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2020/02/07/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by nice try, on Feb 7, 2020 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

MOVIES

Down to clown

"Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn" may be about as shallow as a puddle, but that's still...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by Sigh too, on Feb 7, 2020 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 1423 Views

MOVIES

Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi bring folk fusion to Bing Concert Hall

Bluegrass virtuoso Rhiannon Giddens and Italian percussion master Francesco Turrisi will give a lecture and concert at Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
There are no comments yet. 993 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New state bill aims to integrate Bay Area transit into one 'seamless' system

A newly introduced piece of state legislation seeks to integrate the more than two dozen separate and independent Bay Area...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2020
Last comment by about time, on Feb 6, 2020 at 4:00 pm | 9 comments | 2503 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 6, 2020 at 10:04 am | 18 comments | 4983 Views

ELECTIONS

Can Santa Clara County house 100 homeless students in 100 days? Foothill College joins effort

Foothill College announced Wednesday new partnerships that the community college hopes will help Santa Clara County achieve...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by Publicity Stunt?, on Feb 6, 2020 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2562 Views
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