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Editorial: No on Measure D, the City Council's rent control rewrite

As the adage goes, trust has to be earned. So voters must ask themselves, on the prickly subject of rent control, has the...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, 21 hours ago | 12 comments | 2292 Views

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New documents show man killed in fiery Tesla crash reported problems with Autopilot system

A Tesla driver who died after striking a highway median in Mountain View reportedly complained of problems Autopilot problems...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
Last comment by Resident , on Feb 15, 2020 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 2002 Views

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Using DNA evidence, Mountain View police arrest man in 2004 sexual assault case

A New Mexico man was arrested and extradited to California this week after DNA evidence connected him to a 2004 sexual assault...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by resident, on Feb 14, 2020 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2072 Views

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'It feels really, really free': After 14 days in coronavirus quarantine, mother and daughter return home to Palo Alto

A Palo Alto mother and daughter returned home Tuesday after spending weeks at the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2020
Last comment by Nobel prize, on Feb 13, 2020 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 1551 Views

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Ames wind tunnels put NASA's new moonshot to the test

America's latest bid to send astronauts into space has researchers at NASA Ames hard at work, trying to figure out how to...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
Last comment by Its not what you think, on Feb 12, 2020 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 2859 Views

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People trapped in elevators after utility fire knocks out power, sparks grass fires in Mountain View

A transformer attached to a utility pole caught fire in Mountain View on Tuesday afternoon, causing several small grass...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
Last comment by PG&E Rep, on Feb 12, 2020 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 2545 Views

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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 | 3659 Views

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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 | 4247 Views

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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 | 2888 Views

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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

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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

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Man tests positive for novel coronavirus in Santa Clara County

A man has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Santa Clara County, marking the first case of the disease that has become...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2020
Last comment by This one is not in SF, on Jan 31, 2020 at 5:42 pm | 8 comments | 4207 Views

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Rapid spread of coronavirus prompts local organizers to cancel Chinese New Year events

The sponsors of two Chinese Lunar New Year fairs in Palo Alto that would have drawn thousands of people have canceled the...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2020
Last comment by Another community member, on Jan 30, 2020 at 3:09 pm | 12 comments | 2971 Views

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Letters to the editor: Rent control, safe parking, Job Lopez

Recent letters to the editor on rent control Measure D, safe parking lots, Meals on Wheels, and a story on a local activist's...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 30, 2020 at 11:41 am | 10 comments | 3053 Views

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Bonds on the ballot: Will billions of dollars help California cope with climate change?

Given California's international leadership in addressing climate change, it isn't surprising that voters will be asked this...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 27, 2020 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 1771 Views

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Sinjin Jones to become Pear Theatre's new artistic director

Theater artist and teacher Sinjin Jones has been selected as the next artistic director for Mountain View's intimate Pear...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by Great news, support local theater!, on Jan 27, 2020 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views

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Newsom's big move on homelessness may be just in political time, new poll suggests

Gov. Gavin Newsom kicked off 2020 by pledging to plow an extra $1.4 billion into homeless services and proposing a state constitutional...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 24, 2020 at 12:07 pm | 21 comments | 3784 Views

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Facing criticism, Bullis Charter School dumps controversial 'hills' preference in enrollment lottery

An enrollment preference that would have given some families in Los Altos and Los Altos Hills higher priority when applying...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by Get real, on Jan 23, 2020 at 10:38 pm | 9 comments | 4173 Views

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More math hasn't fixed the achievement gap at Mountain View, Los Altos high schools

Six years ago, Los Altos High School staff was convinced they had the silver bullet for preparing students for college. But...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2020
Last comment by Richard Woolley, on Jan 23, 2020 at 10:04 pm | 5 comments | 7548 Views

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Mountain View voters will decide city's RV parking ban

The final decision on whether to prohibit oversized vehicles like RVs from parking on most city streets will be up to Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by The Registrant, on Jan 22, 2020 at 2:53 pm | 30 comments | 6580 Views
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