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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 | 5070 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 | 5781 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 | 2979 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 | 2281 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 | 1287 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 | 1675 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 | 2958 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 | 1567 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 | 2966 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 | 2898 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 | 3993 Views

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With deadline fast approaching, city staff say no one has applied yet for vacant Mountain View City Council seat

The Mountain View City Council decided to fill its vacant seat by appointment, but so far, no one has applied, city officials...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2023
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Jan 18, 2023 at 12:18 pm | 11 comments | 2902 Views

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Mountain View kicks off displacement response community outreach meeting series

In the past decade, about 1,000 rent-stabilized units have been demolished or redeveloped in Mountain View to make way for...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2023
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Jan 18, 2023 at 11:58 am | 4 comments | 2131 Views

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Guest opinion: As apartments make way for luxury condos, Mountain View should do more to prevent displacing residents

In this week's guest opinion: Hundreds of older and more affordable Mountain View apartments have been replaced by luxury...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Jan 17, 2023 at 1:52 pm | 21 comments | 5054 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bicyclist in critical condition following hit-and-run vehicle collision in Los Altos

A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle in Los Altos on Saturday before the driver fled the scene, police said. The victim is...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 16, 2023 at 3:46 pm | 4 comments | 2453 Views

OTHER ISSUES

‘Every time it rains, we get wet’: For Mountain View’s unhoused, dealing with inclement weather is ‘business as usual’

Rain from the behemoth storm hitting the Bay Area had reduced to a drizzle in the afternoon on Jan. 4, but for some unhoused...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 16, 2023 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 1668 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Missing-dog mystery sparks police investigation

Carolina Bruchilari thought her beloved German shepherd, Scott, would only be gone for two weeks when she entrusted him to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2023
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Jan 16, 2023 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 4557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weathering the storm: Experts share tips on how to protect vulnerable trees from damage

As winter storms rage across California, water-saturated ground and high winds are putting trees at risk -- and the Midpeninsula's...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2023
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 14, 2023 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1827 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View City Council to appoint a new council member, rather than conduct a special election

After much debate around what would best represent the will of the people, the Mountain View City Council decided to fill...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
Last comment by JAFO, on Jan 13, 2023 at 3:10 pm | 40 comments | 4693 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local man survives harrowing experience trying to rescue his dog from Stevens Creek

A Mountain View man who jumped into Stevens Creek in an attempt to save his dog last week said he feels lucky to be alive....

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2023
Last comment by harvardmom, on Jan 11, 2023 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 4446 Views
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