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Voice wins 14 California Journalism Awards

The Mountain View Voice took home 14 awards among all California weekly newspapers in its circulation category in the California...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2020
Last comment by Jeff Foxworthy, on Apr 6, 2020 at 5:50 am | 5 comments | 6745 Views


Mayors urge for more COVID-19 testing sites in Santa Clara County

Mayors from every city in Santa Clara County co-signed a letter to county leaders this week offering their assistance in...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by ronewolf, on Apr 30, 2020 at 5:02 pm | 5 comments | 5855 Views


Local farmers market rancher dies at 64

Gary Marchi, a longtime Pescadero rancher who sold beef at farmers markets throughout the Bay Area, died this month in a...

Original post made on May. 28, 2020
Last comment by John & Melissa Patton, on Jun 21, 2020 at 1:51 pm | 5 comments | 12017 Views


'The first big exhale in awhile.' After months of takeout, restaurants reopen for outdoor dining

On the first days Santa Clara and San Mateo counties allowed restaurants to reopen for outdoor dining over the weekend, many...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jun 10, 2020 at 7:48 pm | 5 comments | 15689 Views


For county, 1,000-strong group of workers and volunteers will be key to keeping a lid on coronavirus

Santa Clara County is calling for the public to help ramp up its COVID-19 contact-tracing program, which needs an estimated...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2020
Last comment by Also Unemployed, on Jun 15, 2020 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 6987 Views


Commissioner resigns after council declines to consider opening Foothills Park to non-residents

A member of the Palo Alto Parks and Recreation Commission who led the effort to open Foothills Park to non-residents announced...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by MV Resident 2, on Jul 2, 2020 at 6:25 pm | 5 comments | 6475 Views


Santa Clara County supervisors face staggering budget shortfall

Santa Clara County supervisors started the daunting task of addressing an anticipated budget deficit of between $200 million...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 25, 2020 at 5:52 pm | 5 comments | 6242 Views


Mountain View awarded $12.4M to build homeless housing by the end of the year

Mountain View's ambitious plan to build transitional housing for homeless seniors and families is moving forward, after state...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 29, 2020 at 9:36 am | 5 comments | 15202 Views


Proposed office project in Mountain View's San Antonio center met with criticism

A proposed seven-story office building on the site of the former Milk Pail Market in Mountain View could soon cap off a yearslong...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Dec 6, 2020 at 7:47 am | 5 comments | 9707 Views


Woman who yelled anti-Asian epithets during theft in Mountain View arrested

Mountain View police arrested a 39-year-old Greenbrae woman Friday (March 5) after she allegedly yelled racial epithets while...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2021
Last comment by Amber Kerr, on Mar 26, 2021 at 1:12 pm | 5 comments | 8075 Views


Mountain View City Council expected to appoint new city clerk with $175k salary

After a monthslong search, Mountain View City Council members are expected Tuesday to hire Heather Glaser to be the new city...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 11, 2021 at 11:28 am | 5 comments | 13489 Views


SyWest proposes 2K homes in Mountain View's North Bayshore, but will they get built?

In a surprise proposal that replaces offices with housing, real estate developer SyWest has unveiled a new vision for North...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2021
Last comment by Geezer, on Mar 27, 2021 at 11:22 am | 5 comments | 10104 Views


New Ameswell Hotel opens in Mountain View following COVID delays, paying homage to city's history

Inside the Ameswell Hotel is a fusion of two eras, with modern-day amenities catering to millennials alongside nearly century-old...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2021
Last comment by ivg, on Jul 25, 2021 at 7:15 am | 5 comments | 10816 Views


New poll finds 71 percent of Bay Area residents think quality of life has declined

Bay Area residents grappling with the high cost of living, growing homelessness and high taxes say the quality of life has...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2021
Last comment by tecsi, on Oct 17, 2021 at 1:13 pm | 5 comments | 6452 Views


Santa Clara County supervisors approve $23M purchase of Crestview Hotel

Santa Clara County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to spend $23.2 million to buy a Mountain View hotel and convert...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2021
Last comment by Darren Phillips, on Nov 8, 2021 at 11:09 am | 5 comments | 8408 Views


Two old classmates lost touch. A kidney reunited them.

In late October, Todd Quackenbush received a lifesaving transplant from Suzie Scher, 40 years after they met at Juana Briones...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2021
Last comment by Barbara, on Dec 21, 2021 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 4363 Views


Los Altos superintendent announces retirement after 12 years leading the district

After a dozen years leading the Los Altos School District, Superintendent Jeff Baier has announced plans to leave at the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2022
Last comment by Mar, on Feb 10, 2022 at 8:07 pm | 5 comments | 5007 Views


'Any amount of growth is still on the table': Mountain View seeks community input on R3 Zoning Update

For the past few years, Mountain View City Council and city staff have been looking at ways to revamp the city's R3 zoning...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2022
Last comment by ivg, on Jul 21, 2022 at 8:26 am | 5 comments | 4448 Views


Mountain View City Council approves plan to replace rent-controlled apartments with low-income units

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a new policy in which rent-controlled apartments that...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Sep 19, 2022 at 5:52 pm | 5 comments | 5335 Views


California is a hotspot for catalytic converter theft. Will new laws make a difference?

A disproportionate share of catalytic converter thefts happen in California. Here's what lawmakers are trying to do about...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2022
Last comment by LongResident, on Oct 15, 2022 at 2:26 pm | 5 comments | 2331 Views
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