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ELECTIONS

Council votes to ban storefront pot shops in Mountain View, allowing only delivery services

The Mountain View City Council agreed to ban storefront cannabis businesses from opening anywhere in the city, instead allowing...

Original post made on May. 24, 2019
Last comment by OldGuy, on Jun 4, 2019 at 12:37 am | 44 comments | 4920 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Moving forward: New CEO plans for Silicon Valley Community Foundation's 2.0 version

Following a workplace bullying and misconduct scandal that rocked the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, its new president...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2019
Last comment by I can save you some time, on Jun 3, 2019 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 1595 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A cure-all for housing -- but cities hate it

California lawmakers are taking aggressive action to address the state's crippling housing shortage in 2019. But despite...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 2, 2019 at 9:00 pm | 28 comments | 4623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto considers safe parking lot for RVs on San Antonio Road site

Following the lead of East Palo Alto and Mountain View, two members of the Palo Alto City Council are proposing an overnight...

Original post made on May. 31, 2019
Last comment by Carol Rivers, on Jun 2, 2019 at 8:59 pm | 5 comments | 2029 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View seizes land for reversible bus lane on Shoreline Boulevard

Mountain View will be spending $4.3 million to acquire a series of parcels along Shoreline Boulevard that are needed to build...

Original post made on May. 29, 2019
Last comment by Excellent project, on Jun 2, 2019 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 2578 Views

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Letters to the editor: RV ban and SB 50

Letters to the editor published in the May 24 edition on the proposed RV parking ban and SB 50. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by It's the parking, on Jun 2, 2019 at 3:03 pm | 31 comments | 2074 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man attacked in Mountain View Senior Center parking lot

A man was taken to the hospital after being attacked in the Mountain View Senior Center parking lot, shortly after finding...

Original post made on May. 29, 2019
Last comment by Billy Bob, on Jun 2, 2019 at 9:55 am | 10 comments | 3064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman school district spends big on legal fees

The Mountain View Whisman School District cut big checks to law firms this year, spending over $360,000 so far on matters...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2019
Last comment by MVWSD can do better, on Jun 1, 2019 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 231 Views

AROUND TOWN

No raise for LASD teachers this year

Los Altos School District officials reached a tentative agreement with their two employee unions that does not include any...

Original post made on May. 31, 2019
Last comment by Tech pay , on May 31, 2019 at 9:03 pm | 9 comments | 1509 Views

SPORTS

The whole ball field is a dugout

McKelvey Park's baseball diamonds are back, and they're looking a little depressed. Now doubling as flood detention basins,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Depression is no laughing matter, on May 31, 2019 at 8:39 pm | 10 comments | 2607 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View City Council appoints own finance director as auditor

To find someone to audit the bookkeeping at City Hall, Mountain View City Council members didn't have to look far. Last week,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 31, 2019 at 3:53 pm | 8 comments | 1675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos High students walk out for climate justice

On Friday, Los Altos High School students staged a walkout to protest climate harm from corporations and the lack of action...

Original post made on May. 28, 2019
Last comment by Beautiful, on May 31, 2019 at 11:50 am | 17 comments | 1887 Views

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Voices Around Town

Asked in downtown Mountain View. Photos and interviews by Ray Levy-Uyeda. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2019/05/31/voices-around-town...

Original post made on May. 31, 2019
Last comment by Beautiful, on May 31, 2019 at 10:47 am | 2 comments | 165 Views

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Food trumps hate

Feeling unnerved by increasing anti-immigrant rhetoric in the wake of the 2016 presidential election, Danielle Tsi started...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Tasty, on May 31, 2019 at 7:14 am | 1 comment | 1855 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Despite Stanford objections, county calls for more housing in campus expansion

Stanford University would be required to build more than 2,000 housing units and to offer nearly half of them at below market...

Original post made on May. 29, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on May 30, 2019 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1365 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: Board of Supervisors should maintain sanctuary policy

In a guest opinion published in the May 24 edition, Nina Randazzo calls on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors to...

Original post made on May. 29, 2019
Last comment by A resident, on May 30, 2019 at 8:57 am | 2 comments | 1000 Views

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Giant apartment project gets Mountain View City Council's blessing

The Mountain View City Council gave final approval on Tuesday to what may be the largest housing project in the city's history....

Original post made on May. 23, 2019
Last comment by Is it nimbyism?, on May 29, 2019 at 7:57 pm | 24 comments | 5062 Views

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Police seek man who tried to lure 15-year-old girl into car

Mountain View police are asking for the public's help in finding a man suspected of trying to get a 15-year-old girl into...

Original post made on May. 29, 2019
Last comment by Shoot, on May 29, 2019 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 1783 Views

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For stressed-out families, local doctors are prescribing a new fix: public parks

It's no secret that getting outdoors is good for people. Bay Area health officials have been at the heart of a growing movement...

Original post made on May. 28, 2019
Last comment by Best Backyard Ever, on May 28, 2019 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 2531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawsuit: Theuerkauf teacher says she was fired after reporting sexual harassment

A former Theuerkauf Elementary School teacher filed a lawsuit alleging she was fired in retaliation for reporting a hostile...

Original post made on May. 20, 2019
Last comment by countryroad, on May 27, 2019 at 1:23 pm | 12 comments | 2998 Views
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