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ELECTIONS

Mountain View voters lean left in primary

Mountain View voters showed their progressive colors in the June 5 primary election, showing greater support for Democratic...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jun 14, 2018 at 10:48 am | 22 comments | 3072 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Overnight closure scheduled on U.S. Highway 101

To allow construction work on a pedestrian and bicycle bridge across U.S. Highway 101 in East Palo Alto, Caltrans will close...

Original post made on May. 9, 2018
Last comment by Jay, on Jun 14, 2018 at 5:11 am | 3 comments | 2323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla to dismiss 9 percent of its workforce

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced Tuesday morning on his Twitter account that the company plans to cut 9 percent of its salaried...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2018
Last comment by Brad, on Jun 13, 2018 at 5:44 pm | 4 comments | 1531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school to be named after Jose Antonio Vargas

Seeking to honor a former Crittenden Middle School student who went on to become a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by Yolinda, on Jun 12, 2018 at 10:29 pm | 33 comments | 6490 Views

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New Whisman school needs a name

Residents in the northeastern region of Mountain View are just 16 months away from having a local school to call their own,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2018
Last comment by Lifelong MV Resident (55 Years), on Jun 12, 2018 at 8:01 pm | 30 comments | 3419 Views

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Guest opinion: Share your thoughts on a 10th school site

In an op-ed, Los Altos School District Board of Trustees President Vladimir Ivanovic writes about an online forum residents...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by Hey, on Jun 12, 2018 at 7:50 pm | 14 comments | 1592 Views

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Caltrain expands Bikes Board First pilot program

Starting this week, Caltrain is expanding a pilot program that allows bicyclists to board "bike cars" on trains before other...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2018
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 12, 2018 at 4:32 pm | 5 comments | 1081 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MVLA paid $80k to settle student's rape case claim

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District paid a $80,000 settlement to the family of a former student who claimed...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2018
Last comment by Rossta, on Jun 12, 2018 at 3:47 pm | 7 comments | 4381 Views

ELECTIONS

Smith and Hirokawa to face-off in sheriff's race in November

Santa Clara County voters set the stage Tuesday for a November showdown before Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Did Smith answer questions?, on Jun 12, 2018 at 11:29 am | 8 comments | 1537 Views

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Woman arrested after filing false abuse charges

A woman was arrested Thursday by Mountain View Police for allegedly filing false domestic abuse charges against men and then...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2018
Last comment by Happens a lot, on Jun 11, 2018 at 7:52 pm | 8 comments | 4944 Views

ELECTIONS

Bridge-toll hike cruises to victory

Bay Area voters approved on Tuesday night a regional measure that would raise tolls at seven state bridges by $3 to fund...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by Bill, on Jun 10, 2018 at 7:33 pm | 6 comments | 1723 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Iconic electronics shop WeirdStuff shuts down

A relic of Silicon Valley's early days, the electronics warehouse WeirdStuff is closing up shop for good this week. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by FatVet and DorkBear, on Jun 10, 2018 at 1:05 pm | 16 comments | 3559 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New report: Tesla sped up moments before fatal 101 crash

An early report issued by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Thursday reveals that the Tesla Model X involved...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by Jurasic Park, on Jun 9, 2018 at 9:10 pm | 7 comments | 3340 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure E school bond wins big

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District's Measure E bond passed easily in Tuesday's election, kicking off plans...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by LOL, on Jun 9, 2018 at 8:29 pm | 7 comments | 3824 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council backs employee tax that would cost Google millions

Something that might sound like free-market heresy could soon become reality in Mountain View -- taxing employers for creating...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 9, 2018 at 1:03 pm | 20 comments | 4583 Views

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Voters recall Judge Aaron Persky

Judge Aaron Persky, whose June 2016 sentencing of Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner sparked a national debate about...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by , on Jun 8, 2018 at 6:13 pm | 1 comment | 184 Views

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Council nixes left turns at Castro train crossing

Erring on the side of caution for pedestrians seeking safe passage across Central Expressway, Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on May. 17, 2018
Last comment by robstar, on Jun 8, 2018 at 4:45 pm | 16 comments | 3998 Views

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Grads celebrate diversity in divisive times

For Mountain View High School seniors, last Friday's graduation ceremony meant celebrating a lasting legacy marked by top-tier...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by @Humble observer (not so much), on Jun 8, 2018 at 3:38 pm | 10 comments | 1270 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor

<B>Rent control working as-is Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2018/06/08/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2018
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 8, 2018 at 1:57 am | 1 comment | 158 Views

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Hacker guilty on all counts in attack on Mountain View Voice website

A federal jury on Wednesday, June 6, convicted former San Francisco resident Ross M. Colby of two felonies and three misdemeanors...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by AC, on Jun 7, 2018 at 6:54 pm | 6 comments | 1714 Views
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