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Reporter's notebook: It's hard to say goodbye

In an opinion piece in the Jan. 24 edition, reporter Mark Noack writes about why he's leaving the Voice and his concerns...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by Time to move on. , on Feb 3, 2020 at 7:48 am | 11 comments | 5031 Views

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Man tests positive for new coronavirus in Santa Clara County

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

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer , on Feb 1, 2020 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 7141 Views

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Contentious housing bill SB 50 dies on the Senate floor

A last-gasp attempt to resurrect Senate Bill 50, a divisive housing bill that would have relaxed zoning standards for residential...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by Dangerous Bill, on Jan 31, 2020 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 3510 Views

ELECTIONS

An investment in local higher education

All of our excellent local schools deserve our committed financial support, and I urge voters to support measures G and H...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2020
Last comment by Community Minded, on Jan 31, 2020 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 2491 Views

ELECTIONS

For Iowa, every vote counts — even the ones at Stanford

On Monday, one of the first-ever "satellite caucuses" will be held at Stanford's Haas Center for Public Service. It's one...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by absurdly, on Jan 30, 2020 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 3257 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4916 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4636 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'It's really bad out there' -- Santa Clara County Supervisors create task force to tackle homeless crisis

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a plan to establish a homeless task force and a plan to address...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 30, 2020 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 4158 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Study: When it comes to polarization across the globe, America leads the way

America’s widening political divide stands out above other nations, according to a new cross-country polarization study...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2020
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Jan 29, 2020 at 10:50 am | 5 comments | 4450 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Condoleezza Rice to helm Hoover Institution at Stanford University

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has been chosen as director of Stanford University's Hoover Institution,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2020
Last comment by "Bin Laden Determined To Attack Inside the United States", on Jan 29, 2020 at 9:49 am | 4 comments | 3653 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors may create new homeless task force

Santa Clara County could establish a homeless task force to address housing and homelessness concerns in the region. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 29, 2020 at 7:09 am | 1 comment | 2855 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlord group vows to drop its rent control initiative if Measure D passes

A landlord group's ballot measure that would curtail Mountain View's existing rent control law could lose the support of...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 28, 2020 at 1:35 pm | 27 comments | 10024 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime school cop bids farewell to Mountain View High

After eight years walking the hallways of Mountain View High School, school resource officer Bobby Taylor says goodbye and...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by Jon Keeling, on Jan 27, 2020 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 5953 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 | 3453 Views

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You've just been named California's homelessness czar — what's your first move?

Gov. Gavin Newsom has taken grief for failing to fulfill what seems like an achievable campaign promise: appointing a homelessness...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2020
Last comment by Get the professional campers off the streets, on Jan 27, 2020 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 4899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD's new Mountain View school won't open until 2025

Los Altos School District's new Mountain View school won't open until 2025, following lengthy delays and an ever-evolving...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 27, 2020 at 1:05 pm | 26 comments | 9288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wages for Foothill student employees lag behind local cities

For the more than 1,000 student employees working campus jobs across the Foothill-De Anza Community College District, getting...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by SRB, on Jan 25, 2020 at 5:09 pm | 10 comments | 2784 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5768 Views

ELECTIONS

State Senate candidate's mom puts $460K toward son's campaign

A candidate seeking to represent South San Francisco to Sunnyvale in the state Senate received a major boost when his mother...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by member, on Jan 24, 2020 at 8:51 am | 2 comments | 4430 Views
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