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ELECTIONS

Incumbents hold strong lead in Mountain View City Council race, early results show

Early election results indicate that the Mountain View City Council likely won’t have any fresh faces on the dais, despite...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 9, 2022 at 12:03 am | 2 comments | 4283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA sees standardized test results improve, despite the pandemic

Local high schoolers' performance improved on standardized tests this spring compared to before the pandemic, results that...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 8, 2022 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 1842 Views

ELECTIONS

Thida Cornes continues to raise far more than other high school district candidates

Thida Cornes continues to dramatically out-raise the rest of the candidates for the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Nov 7, 2022 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1754 Views

ELECTIONS

All the propositions in the 2022 California general election, each explained in a minute

The California ballot is coming in on the short side in 2022. With only seven propositions to weigh in on this year, California...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by jordydog1, on Nov 7, 2022 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 2020 Views

AROUND TOWN

City officials give Monta Loma residents an update on much-anticipated changes to their neighborhood, including a potential new park

Residents of the Monta Loma-Farley-Rock Street neighborhood told city staff what improvements they’d like to see prioritized...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by MV Resident, on Nov 7, 2022 at 2:32 pm | 6 comments | 3213 Views

ELECTIONS

Five candidates vie to fill three open seats on the Mountain View City Council this November

With three seats up for grabs on the Mountain View City Council, three incumbents and two newcomers are vying for a chance...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 6, 2022 at 6:32 pm | 4 comments | 8620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Many Bay Area roads remain in rough shape, according to report

Although roads in some Bay Area communities have shown vast improvement, the region's roads remain in rough shape, according...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2022
Last comment by smorr, on Nov 6, 2022 at 12:36 am | 3 comments | 1387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman sees standardized test scores drop, mirroring county and state trends

Mountain View Whisman's scores fell this spring after years of largely consistent improvements, results that are in line...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 5, 2022 at 8:13 pm | 1 comment | 2424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Days after abrupt retirement, former Sheriff Laurie Smith found guilty in corruption trial

Former Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith has been found guilty on all six civil counts of corruption and willful misconduct...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 5, 2022 at 3:27 am | 2 comments | 3815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meta terminates lease at San Antonio Center in Mountain View

In a statement responding to the lease termination, the tech giant told the Voice they’re building “a best-in-class remote...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 4, 2022 at 4:30 pm | 10 comments | 19260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa Clara County outpacing state in new COVID booster uptake

Santa Clara County is outpacing the state in uptake of the omicron-specific COVID-19 booster vaccine across all eligible...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 3, 2022 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 1879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Greenpeace has given up on recycling plastics

This isn't a left v. right issue. It's just not working. It's just too hard to do and not cost effective. The city should...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Nov. 3, 2022
There are no comments yet. 176 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Newsom campaigned on building 3.5 million homes. He hasn't gotten even close

Gov. Gavin Newsom campaigned on housing production, an issue important to many Californians. But despite some accomplishments,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 3, 2022 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 1581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Final settlement in lawsuit over RV parking restrictions released

The city of Mountain View announced late last month that it would begin enforcing its RV parking restrictions on Oct. 1,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2022
Last comment by Ann, on Nov 2, 2022 at 11:48 pm | 8 comments | 5632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff Laurie Smith retires as jury deliberates at her corruption trial

Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith announced Monday she would retire, as a jury deliberates a verdict in a civil corruption...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by Seth Neumann, on Nov 1, 2022 at 9:46 pm | 2 comments | 2118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Planning commission supports huge Middlefield Park mixed-use project despite concerns over Google's affordable housing proposal

The Mountain View Environmental Planning Commission threw unanimous support behind the latest iteration of the Middlefield...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 1, 2022 at 5:13 pm | 13 comments | 5835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands turn out for Mountain View's annual Monster Bash

Kids and their families, decked out in Halloween costumes, filled Mountain View's Rengstorff Park on Saturday, Oct. 29, for...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by Karen Stevens , on Nov 1, 2022 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 3138 Views

ELECTIONS

Kamei says she’ll find creative ways to build affordable housing if reelected

As Ellen Kamei now seeks her second term on the City Council, she said housing continues to be her No. 1 priority if reelected....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Oct 29, 2022 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1953 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View City Council approves San Antonio Road housing development, despite major frustrations over applicant's last-minute change

The applicant initially presented two options to meet its affordable housing obligation, only to withdraw one of the options...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Oct 28, 2022 at 9:57 pm | 12 comments | 4404 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic signals at Castro Street intersections will return to normal starting this week

During the pandemic, the traffic signals on Castro Street at Villa, Dana and California streets were changed to flashing...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2022
Last comment by Aleeee, on Oct 28, 2022 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 3970 Views
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