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Oil tax? Wealth tax? Prop. 13 reform? Senate candidates debate how to pay for new programs for state's youngest residents

Candidates for the 13th Senate district on Sunday weighed in on how to fund improved outcomes for the state's 3 million kids...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Feb 11, 2020 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 4913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters to the editor: Rent control, census

Letters to the editor in the Feb. 7 edition of the Voice on the Mountain View City Council rent control initiative Measure...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2020
Last comment by Jake, on Feb 11, 2020 at 1:04 am | 5 comments | 6640 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County supervisors to weigh food assistance pilot program for hungry students

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors next week will discuss a pilot support program for food-insecure students. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 10, 2020 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 3316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Measure D is misleading and unnecessary

In a guest opinion in the Jan. 31 edition, Mountain View homeowners Ronald and Dorothy Schafer write why they are opposed...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 10, 2020 at 11:49 am | 6 comments | 9134 Views

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He built his Chinese food empire on potstickers, proverbs and passion. Now, as Chef Chu's turns 50, Larry Chu looks to the future.

How has Chef Chu's survived 50 years in the restaurant business? The answer, perhaps, is that the 76-year-old chef-owner...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2020
Last comment by Side1, on Feb 9, 2020 at 7:34 pm | 2 comments | 5555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman board approves $259M school bond measure for March 2020 ballot

The Mountain View Whisman School District is asking voters to approve a $259 million bond aimed at fixing old school facilities...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by How Long?, on Feb 9, 2020 at 9:57 am | 24 comments | 12024 Views

ELECTIONS

Jerry Hill endorses state Senate candidate Josh Becker

State Sen. Jerry Hill wants Josh Becker to be his successor, Becker's campaign announced this morning. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2020
Last comment by Paula, on Feb 8, 2020 at 7:55 pm | 3 comments | 4140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vaping ordinance and youth mental health are now top goals for Mountain View City Council

Faced with too many ambitious plans and not nearly enough staff time, the Mountain View City Council took a scalpel to its...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Feb 8, 2020 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 4325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Airbnb hosts ignore city rules

Mountain View's new regulations on Airbnb and other short-term rental services are off to a sluggish start. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2020
Last comment by St Francis Acres Neighbor, on Feb 8, 2020 at 12:28 pm | 18 comments | 12883 Views

OTHER ISSUES

As coronavirus epidemic spreads, local woman recounts desperation to get out of Wuhan

From her quarantine at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, Palo Alto resident Esther Tiferes Tebeka on Friday pinpointed...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2020
Last comment by eliot, on Feb 8, 2020 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 4478 Views

BOOKS

Guest opinion: A redo on rent control

In a guest opinion in the Jan. 31 edition, Mountain View Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga writes why she believes residents should...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 8, 2020 at 11:32 am | 10 comments | 10047 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor

<B>Landlord group supports Measure D Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2020/02/07/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by nice try, on Feb 7, 2020 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 2651 Views

MOVIES

Down to clown

"Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn" may be about as shallow as a puddle, but that's still...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by Sigh too, on Feb 7, 2020 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 12102 Views

MOVIES

Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi bring folk fusion to Bing Concert Hall

Bluegrass virtuoso Rhiannon Giddens and Italian percussion master Francesco Turrisi will give a lecture and concert at Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3019 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New state bill aims to integrate Bay Area transit into one 'seamless' system

A newly introduced piece of state legislation seeks to integrate the more than two dozen separate and independent Bay Area...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2020
Last comment by about time, on Feb 6, 2020 at 4:00 pm | 9 comments | 4450 Views

ELECTIONS

Man in brazen 'home invasion' eviction scheme targeting Mountain View tenants takes plea deal

A San Jose man involved in a brazen apartment break-in intended to force out a family accepted a plea deal and awaits sentencing...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6482 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council seeks to strengthen city's gun control laws

Despite California having some of the most restrictive gun control regulations in the country, the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2020
Last comment by home of registered user, on Feb 5, 2020 at 7:44 pm | 27 comments | 3082 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Life-saving drug costs have soared. Santa Clara County thinks it has a solution.

Three life-saving drugs costing hundreds of dollars a month could potentially be subsidized to patients in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2020
There are no comments yet. 4035 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure D is misleading and unnecessary

In 2016, the voters of Mountain View adopted Measure V (the Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Act), which protects renters...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 3, 2020 at 1:41 pm | 3 comments | 3151 Views

ELECTIONS

A redo on rent control

In 2016, Mountain View voters enacted rent control (known as the Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Act) to address housing...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 3, 2020 at 12:06 pm | 7 comments | 2359 Views
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