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Early results show Measure C heavily favored by voters

The first round of election results Tuesday show an early but comfortable lead for Measure C, Mountain View's prohibition...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 9, 2020 at 12:52 am | 42 comments | 13161 Views

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Mountain View Police Chief Max Bosel announces retirement next month

After 25 years serving in the Mountain View Police Department, Police Chief Max Bosel announced Friday that he will be retiring...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 6, 2020 at 4:26 pm | 3 comments | 4250 Views

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New state laws force Mountain View to loosen rules on in-law units

The Mountain View City Council took a cleaver to its regulations on accessory dwelling units last week, after a new state...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 4, 2020 at 12:06 pm | 6 comments | 7813 Views

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How can educated people can be so misinformed

The other day, someone sent an email that ended with this question: how can educated people can be so misinformed? My response...

Original post made by Truth Matters on Nov. 1, 2020
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Measure C: An inflection point in Mountain View's approach to homelessness

This November, Mountain View voters will be faced with a traffic safety measure that has almost nothing to do with traffic...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by Isaiah Dolce, on Oct 30, 2020 at 8:04 pm | 24 comments | 12792 Views

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Election Guide 2020

We've compiled an election guide so local voters can educate themselves about the candidates and measures on the Nov. 3 ballot. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 30, 2020 at 6:34 am | 3 comments | 10151 Views

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NASA scientists discover new sources of water on the moon's surface

A new study led by NASA scientists has discovered water present on the moon's surface in places previously thought to be...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 30, 2020 at 5:13 am | 2 comments | 4213 Views

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To save affordable housing, Mountain View looks to buy aging apartments

In an effort to stave off gentrification and preserve the remaining affordable housing in Mountain View, city officials are...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 29, 2020 at 5:11 pm | 38 comments | 10328 Views

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With local high schools closed, therapists turn to virtual mental health care for students

More than 1 in 5 students in the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District rely on mental health counseling available...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2020
Last comment by Cierra, on Oct 29, 2020 at 11:14 am | 4 comments | 6397 Views

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Here's what the state recommends for reopening colleges and universities

The California Department of Public Health has released its reopening guidance for higher education institutions, which detail...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2020
Last comment by RalphJStinson, on Oct 28, 2020 at 12:35 am | 2 comments | 4260 Views

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Plans underway to restore iconic Hangar One starting next year

A massive effort by Google to restore one of Mountain View's iconic dirigible hangars is expected to begin next year, aimed...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by That MV guy, on Oct 27, 2020 at 4:35 pm | 4 comments | 21998 Views

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Museum's reopening exhibition invites visitors into a 'Cabinet of Curiosities'

The Museum of American Heritage in Palo Alto reopened to the public recently with its first in-person, indoor exhibition...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2020
Last comment by Chris Lunt, on Oct 26, 2020 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1968 Views

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Bay Area's new growth plan eyes massive housing influx in Silicon Valley

Mountain View would be required to plan for more than 11,000 new housing units under a proposal by the Association of Bay...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 23, 2020 at 11:21 am | 4 comments | 5131 Views

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Meet the 4 candidates for the Foothill-De Anza Community College District board of trustees

Four candidates are in the race for three open seats on the Foothill-De Anza Community College board. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2020
Last comment by JamesSweeney, on Oct 22, 2020 at 12:56 pm | 6 comments | 16988 Views

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Editorial: Our election recommendations

Learn about the Mountain View Voice's recommendations on regional and statewide candidates and measures, in addition to California...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 19, 2020 at 2:58 pm | 4 comments | 8443 Views

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Santa Clara County restaurants, congregations can resume indoor service as COVID-19 cases drop

Restaurants and congregations in Santa Clara County will be able to reopen for indoor service on Wednesday under a revised...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 16, 2020 at 2:06 pm | 9 comments | 10164 Views

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Mountain View man among three arrested in connection with Menlo Park robbery

Three men were arrested in connection with the robbery of two juveniles Monday afternoon at Flood Park in Menlo Park, police...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2020
Last comment by JS, on Oct 14, 2020 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 4534 Views

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Election 2020: Nine compete for the Mountain View City Council

The city of Mountain View is poised for a leadership shake-up this November, empowering voters to guide the city's major...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 9, 2020 at 9:26 pm | 13 comments | 20689 Views

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It's mating season for the hairy tarantulas in the Santa Cruz Mountains

Along trails and in fields in the Bay Area, dozens of the arachnids seek out mates in the late afternoon and through the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 4, 2020 at 9:25 pm | 6 comments | 5490 Views

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Mountain View awarded $12.4M to build homeless housing by the end of the year

Mountain View's ambitious plan to build transitional housing for homeless seniors and families is moving forward, after state...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 29, 2020 at 9:36 am | 5 comments | 12257 Views
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