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ELECTIONS

Our position on Props. 5 to 8

Last week the <I>Voice</I></B> offered recommendations on the first four propositions on the Nov. 4 ballot. This week we...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Rita, on Nov 10, 2008 at 8:19 am | 90 comments | 8948 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council votes to ban parking RVs, trailers on streets

Mountain View city officials will begin preparing a citywide ban on large vehicles, in an effort to eventually remove the...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2019
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 25, 2019 at 9:24 pm | 89 comments | 21502 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV council to take new look at dedicated bus lanes

In a decision that could drastically impact commuter traffic, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday will consider a Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by @AC, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:30 pm | 88 comments | 8827 Views

ELECTIONS

Get ready, it's a council election year

It's only February, but at least four candidates have filed statements of interest to run for City Council in the November...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 26, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 88 comments | 29641 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spanish-language signs defaced

Elementary school district officials are angry over the act of a vandal or vandals who stole some of the district's Spanish-language...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by EFMohammedMartinez, on Nov 30, 2008 at 9:40 pm | 87 comments | 9507 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Brain drain taking its toll on Silicon Valley

Smart, talented immigrants have shaped the entrepreneurial spirit of Silicon Valley for decades. But these days, with economies...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by deFudge, on Mar 29, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 87 comments | 9488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ideafarm arrested for battery, false imprisonment

Wo'O Ideafarm, the self-styled public speaker known in Mountain View for his inflammatory signs, was arrested Friday, Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Forest, on Oct 14, 2011 at 12:10 am | 86 comments | 9599 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates see housing crisis solutions in North Bayshore

If their support for a new residential neighborhood north of Highway 101 is any indication, Mountain View's City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by sanantonio-phase2-MV, on Aug 22, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 86 comments | 20453 Views

AROUND TOWN

City begins talks on redeveloping older apartments

Perhaps a glimpse of things to come — an attractive new housing project came before the City Council on Tuesday that seemed...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 18, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 85 comments | 4362 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control opponents raise $1.2M to defeat Bay Area measures

It looks like no expense is being spared to defeat ballot initiatives restricting apartment rents in Mountain View and four...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by The Donald, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:05 pm | 85 comments | 9748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD to enter mediation talks

Officials from the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School have agreed to sit down together in mediation and...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ron Haley, on Feb 24, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 84 comments | 10238 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Girl, 18, goes missing outside Castro Street night club

Police are searching for Brittany Brown, an 18-year-old Mountain View resident who disappeared Friday night after working...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Liz, on Sep 16, 2008 at 2:32 pm | 84 comments | 12542 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City may allow pot dispensaries by year's end

The City Council approved a one-year ban on medical marijuana dispensaries Tuesday, buying itself time to craft regulations...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by scotty, on Sep 21, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 84 comments | 16129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pulitzer Prize winner from MV outs his illegal status

Jose Vargas, former Mountain View High school student and top American journalist, has outed himself as an undocumented immigrant...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:58 am | 84 comments | 7366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council offers support for project at Castro and El Camino

While not yet final, on Tuesday a majority of City Council members gave thumbs up to a four-story apartment project which...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M Sosnow, on Feb 4, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 84 comments | 22497 Views

OTHER ISSUES

National group targets local Day Worker Center

Escuela Avenue residents have called in a legal group from Washington, D.C. to "protect" the neighborhood from a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Church, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 82 comments | 13346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Revolt by smokers fails to sway council

The Mountain View City Council passed a strict new smoking ban Tuesday, despite strong opposition from patrons and owners...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Really, on Feb 23, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 82 comments | 6984 Views

AROUND TOWN

LASD votes to put Bullis Charter students at Loyola Elementary

Los Altos School District board members unanimously agreed Monday night to place Bullis Charter School's "overflow" students...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Loyola Timeline, on Feb 5, 2019 at 12:12 pm | 82 comments | 8431 Views

SPORTS

Five-story apartment project gets icy reception

A massive 240-unit apartment project planned for the Shoreline West neighborhood has become the latest flash point in Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by marknn, on Apr 6, 2017 at 12:12 am | 81 comments | 15231 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City opts to max-out housing in North Bayshore

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday pushed to maximize new housing development in the bustling North Bayshore tech...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Nov 23, 2015 at 10:28 am | 81 comments | 12299 Views
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