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Mountain View accepts $100,000 grant for universal basic income program

Mountain View's guaranteed basic income pilot program will live to see another year, thanks in part to a $100,000 grant secured...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2022
Last comment by Ok, on Jun 20, 2022 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 2874 Views

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Landlords up in arms over potential changes to Mountain View's rent control regulations

Landlords came out in full force to Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee meeting last week to protest what they call...

Original post made on May. 31, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Jun 16, 2022 at 9:31 pm | 24 comments | 8770 Views

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California legislators want to help you buy a house with down payment, 'shared equity'

California legislators propose a $1-billion-a-year down payment program for first-time buyers, given the high cost of housing...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2022
Last comment by JustAWorkingStiff, on Jun 16, 2022 at 3:59 pm | 1 comment | 1229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Food for Thought truck offering free summer meals for kids in Mountain View

Mountain View Whisman School District's (MVWSD) Food for Thought Food Truck is back again this summer providing nutritious,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 16, 2022 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1997 Views

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City council supports allocating all ARPA funds in next budget cycle

Mountain View has nearly $8 million of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds available to allocate in the city’s next annual...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 15, 2022 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 1631 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area Toll Authority to seek over $180M in unpaid bridge tolls, late fees

The Bay Area Toll Authority will try to collect more than $180 million in unpaid bridge tolls, which breaks down to about...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Jun 14, 2022 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 1448 Views

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Mountain View March for Our Lives brings generations together to protest gun violence

Urging local and national governments to pass national gun-control laws while braving the 90 degree heat, around 200 protesters...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2022
Last comment by , on Jun 13, 2022 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 2115 Views

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Mountain View City Council expected to extend safe parking program

The Mountain View City Council is poised to extend the city’s safe parking programs for another year at its upcoming meeting,...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Jun 11, 2022 at 10:02 pm | 4 comments | 2322 Views

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Voice publisher announces retirement after four decades at the helm

Mountain View Voice Publisher Bill Johnson will retire later this year, he announced to his employees last week. Johnson...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2022
Last comment by Judith Lhamaon, on Jun 11, 2022 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 1859 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E warns of possible outages, urges preparation for Friday heat

PG&E is encouraging customers around the Bay Area to prepare for excessive heat on Friday that could contribute to power...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2022
Last comment by , on Jun 9, 2022 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 1817 Views

ELECTIONS

With unofficial majority lead, District Attorney Jeff Rosen poised for reelection

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen took a commanding early lead on election night over his challengers, with...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2022
Last comment by TomR, on Jun 9, 2022 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1524 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letter carrier uninjured in incident involving gel ball pellet gun

The latest TikTok trend gave a letter carrier a fright Monday afternoon in Mountain View when a teenager shot him with a...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2022
Last comment by Johnny Yuma, on Jun 8, 2022 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 2506 Views

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Living in a pod? New concept in affordable shared housing emerges in Palo Alto

Its name has the cachet of a trendy Brooklyn home, but Brownstone Shared Housing has brought a new housing concept that is...

Original post made on May. 4, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Jun 8, 2022 at 1:29 am | 8 comments | 3923 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Our election recommendations

The editorial board offers its recommendations in the races for Congressional District 16 and Santa Clara County sheriff,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Jun 7, 2022 at 7:17 pm | 24 comments | 7246 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View Mayor Lucas Ramirez will run for reelection to City Council

If reelected this November, Mountain View Mayor Lucas Ramirez said he is eager to get to work on issues that were pushed...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
Last comment by tgGus, on Jun 6, 2022 at 11:56 pm | 6 comments | 2764 Views

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Mountain View Voice honored in California Journalism Awards

The Voice took home five honors in the California News Publishers Association's 2021 California Journalism Awards. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Jun 6, 2022 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 1747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In town hall, local Congress members talk about gun violence prevention

In honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Rep. Anna Eshoo held a virtual town hall Friday with Rep. Mike Thompson...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2022
Last comment by , on Jun 6, 2022 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1679 Views

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Palo Alto Art Center celebrates 50 years as city's cultural hub

The Palo Alto Art Center will mark its 50th anniversary with a party on May 15. Ahead of the celebration, the Weekly spoke...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2022
There are no comments yet. 1960 Views

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Stanford Jazz Festival announces 50th anniversary lineup

Tickets go on sale April 22 for the Stanford Jazz Festival's 50th anniversary season, featuring Bobby McFerrin, Eliane Elias,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2022
There are no comments yet. 2053 Views

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What a Woodside cookbook author learned from road-tripping across California

Erin Gleeson's newest book, "The Forest Feast Road Trip," coincidentally arrives at a time when the pandemic has popularized...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3046 Views
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