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ELECTIONS

Housing advocates deliver signatures to overturn Mountain View's RV ban

Housing advocates delivered a referendum petition with thousands of voter signatures to Mountain View City Hall late Friday...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Logic, on Dec 20, 2019 at 10:44 am | 32 comments | 7952 Views

ELECTIONS

Despite calls for defunding, Mountain View keeps its annual police budget intact

The Mountain View City Council approved a $44.8 million budget for the city's police department Tuesday, holding firm on...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Jun 29, 2020 at 5:07 pm | 32 comments | 7884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent selection process criticized

At the Mountain View Whisman school board meeting Thursday evening, teachers expressed concern over how trustees handled...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ronelle, on Feb 5, 2010 at 4:19 am | 31 comments | 8970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school boundaries in store for MV Whisman?

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are considering changing the attendance boundaries of three local elementary...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Castro community, on Nov 27, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 31 comments | 5833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students' same-sex mock wedding raises some hackles

Parents at Monday's Mountain View-Los Altos board meeting expressed concerns over an unusual event scheduled to be held on...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Feb 20, 2013 at 6:49 am | 31 comments | 5503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Poll reveals MV Whisman voters support parcel tax increase

It would be a close call, but initial poll results show that residents in the Mountain View Whisman School District would...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Old Mtn View Parent, on Nov 2, 2015 at 8:37 pm | 31 comments | 6385 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Residents vow to fight teacher housing idea

Several nearby residents are pushing back against the idea of converting a large portion of Cooper Park into lower-cost housing...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Mar 3, 2018 at 11:49 am | 31 comments | 8451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monta Loma and Mistral Elementary principals resign

Two school administrators in the Mountain View Whisman School District announced their resignation Thursday, creating turnover...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2020
Last comment by "John", on Jul 2, 2020 at 11:17 pm | 31 comments | 12359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge school board to rename Huff Elementary School

The Mountain View Whisman School District will consider renaming Huff Elementary School following a revelation that the school's...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 6, 2020 at 11:43 am | 31 comments | 10367 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Setting the record straight on Jacob DeWitt

I want to thank the numerous people who have contacted me during this very difficult time. Thank you for your sincere support...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Ray, on Feb 24, 2008 at 4:43 pm | 31 comments | 7132 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Lab tech dodges crutch-throwing patient

A Milpitas man was left without a leg to stand on the evening of Monday, May 3, after being cited for battery for allegedly...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Mars, on May 19, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 31 comments | 5734 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SEIU protests at Google

For some, a job at Google is the stuff dreams are made of, but for security guard Manny Cardenas, it's been more of a nightmare. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 5, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 31 comments | 27523 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Group weighs referendum on plan for Google's growth

On Tuesday evening, the City Council is expected to discuss a package of housing policies that critics say won't do much...

Original post made on May. 12, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on May 15, 2014 at 6:39 am | 31 comments | 8262 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parcel tax renewal on the horizon for MV Whisman schools

Election season is still comfortably far away, but Mountain View Whisman school board members are looking to get a head start...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 23, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 31 comments | 6522 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rental committee sets limit on increases

On Monday night, the city's nascent Rental Housing Committee got its first taste of the big stakes and the dicey decisions...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 12, 2017 at 4:01 am | 31 comments | 6400 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City rejects bid to remove downtown redwoods

A developer's plans for a large house on Sierra Avenue were defeated after dozens of Old Mountain View residents rallied...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2018
Last comment by Common sense, on Jun 19, 2018 at 9:20 am | 31 comments | 4584 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest opinion: A message from the Mountain View mayor and police chief

In an op-ed, Mountain View Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga and police Chief Max Bosel write about the Mountain View Police Department's...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2020
Last comment by Creature Features, on Jun 16, 2020 at 4:15 am | 31 comments | 8583 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Months into the pandemic, Santa Clara County's hospitals are still falling short on COVID-19 testing

Amid a steep rise in COVID-19 cases in Santa Clara County, local hospitals are reportedly violating a local health order...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 14, 2020 at 12:17 am | 31 comments | 15766 Views

AROUND TOWN

City wants Ideafarm box off public property

Wo'O Ideafarm is in trouble with the law, again. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3443...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Queer, on Nov 3, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 31 comments | 4742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man hurls shopping carts at cars

Two early morning drivers were attacked by flying shopping carts on Friday, as they passed through the 1900 block of El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Moveon, on Nov 1, 2010 at 12:18 pm | 31 comments | 5119 Views
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