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Another setback for Mountain View's ambitious automated transit plans

For more than a decade, Mountain View residents have been hearing about the city's grand, technology-driven transit plans...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2020
Last comment by @ Whisman Neighbor, 20 minutes ago | 17 comments | 10240 Views

ELECTIONS

$259M Measure T bond seeks to solve short-term school needs

Voters in the Mountain View Whisman School District are being asked to pass a new bond measure that would tackle the short-term...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by Won’t vote for Measure T , 1 hour ago | 19 comments | 2296 Views

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Mobile home park owner raises $94K to fight Measure D

In a strange twist less than two weeks from election day, a prominent Mountain View mobile home park owner is now pouring...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by No D and corrupt politicians, 1 hour ago | 21 comments | 3448 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County man recovers from coronavirus

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department announced Thursday that a man who became the county's first confirmed case...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2020
Last comment by BDBD, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 1256 Views

ELECTIONS

At 'pivotal' moment in presidential campaign, Pete Buttigieg makes plea to voters in Palo Alto

In comments to about 200 supporters in Palo Alto on Friday, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg pitched himself as an inclusive,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by @Voice Moderator, 16 hours ago | 26 comments | 2458 Views

OTHER ISSUES

What's in Your Water: Exposing the Pentagon as a "Hidden" Polluter

Since the 1970s, the Pentagon has covered up the reckless use of fire-fighting foam containing PFAS “forever” chemicals...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Feb. 23, 2020
There are no comments yet. 109 Views

ELECTIONS

Oh, for Pete's sake! Supporters say vandals are sabotaging Pete Buttigieg campaign signs in Mountain View

With just weeks to go before the March primary in California, local supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Pete...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Pete or any blue, on Feb 23, 2020 at 11:43 am | 35 comments | 4145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community college district asks voters for new tax, bond funds to upgrade facilities, keep education accessible

Voters in the March 3 election will decide on financing measures G and H by the Foothill-De Anza Community College District....

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2020
Last comment by Transparent, on Feb 22, 2020 at 8:11 pm | 24 comments | 2975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman finds itself $500K short on developer fees

Mountain View's first North Bayshore housing project generated $12 million in funding for local schools. But when it came...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2020
Last comment by Not voting for T, on Feb 22, 2020 at 5:23 pm | 22 comments | 8410 Views

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Mountain View High School principal resigns to head CCS youth sports

Throughout his career in public education, Mountain View High School Principal Dave Grissom said he never lost sight of his...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2020
Last comment by Parent of a soon to be HS kid, on Feb 22, 2020 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 2272 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Yes on community college measures G, H

The high cost of living, income inequality and the high cost of a university education have created huge obstacles for young...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 22, 2020 at 10:49 am | 5 comments | 1416 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Search continues for mountain lion that attacked child at Rancho San Antonio

Two days after a mountain lion grabbed a 6 year old girl at Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve, the search for the attacking...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by So sad, on Feb 22, 2020 at 4:18 am | 29 comments | 7490 Views

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'We have no evidence that the virus is circulating': No new coronavirus cases found in Santa Clara County

No new novel coronavirus cases have been reported in Santa Clara County and few new details about the virus are known publicly,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 21, 2020 at 8:13 pm | 8 comments | 1710 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Man arrested in Monday kidnapping attempt reportedly held another family hostage

A man arrested this week for attempted kidnapping in a Mountain View home had allegedly held another woman and her daughter...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2020
Last comment by Resident , on Feb 21, 2020 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 2656 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor: Measure D, Foothill-De Anza measures, Rishi Kumar

Letters to the editor in the Feb. 14 edition on the City Council rent control Measure D, Foothill-De Anza Community College...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 21, 2020 at 5:53 pm | 33 comments | 3136 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Brownrigg for state Senate

With the impressive group of candidates for California's 13th Senate district, we give the nod to Michael Brownrigg, who...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 20, 2020 at 4:24 am | 9 comments | 2189 Views

AROUND TOWN

New tree, same spirit at Mountain View's holiday celebration

A cheerful crowd assembled at the Mountain View Community Tree Lighting Celebration Monday night. The old cedar tree that...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2019
Last comment by officesetup11, on Feb 20, 2020 at 4:11 am | 5 comments | 4094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A daughter's disability. A mother's ingenuity. And the playground that's launching a revolution.

Olenka Steciw Villarreal and Jill Hoffspiegel Asher, the forces behind Magical Bridge, see "all-abilities" playgrounds not...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Probably74, on Feb 19, 2020 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 3869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain suspending weekend service into SF through March to do electrification work

Caltrain will temporarily suspend service into the heart of San Francisco on weekends through the end of March to accommodate...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by MV Renter, on Feb 19, 2020 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1614 Views

ELECTIONS

The Mountain View Voice's March 3 voter guide to local races

We've rounded up our coverage of key issues on the March 3 ballot for Mountain View voters, with links to news and Voter...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 19, 2020 at 10:47 am | 9 comments | 3268 Views
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Short story writers wanted!

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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