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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents urge school board to deny or delay new charter school

Anxiety and fears dominated the Mountain View Whisman School District board meeting Thursday night, as a sharply divided...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by LOL, 25 minutes ago | 43 comments | 2936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crittenden faces spate of bike thefts

Several bikes were stolen from the Crittenden Middle School campus last month, despite multiple safeguards to avoid further...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2018
Last comment by parent, 9 hours ago | 4 comments | 832 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New LinkedIn headquarters approved by city

Last week, LinkedIn presented plans to build a showpiece headquarters in the city's East Whisman neighborhood. The proposed...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by Engineer, 13 hours ago | 13 comments | 3280 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>Royal Viking redevelopment Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2018/12/07/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by @Randy G., 23 hours ago | 34 comments | 474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study approved to fix Rengstorff train crossing

Widely regarded as one of Mountain View's most hazardous traffic spots, the Caltrain crossing at Rengstorff Avenue is inching...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2018
Last comment by fedup, on Dec 8, 2018 at 9:01 pm | 12 comments | 3319 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Antonio school will serve neighborhood

Los Altos School District board members cautiously endorsed a plan to build a San Antonio school serving children in the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by Ron Weasley, on Dec 8, 2018 at 2:12 pm | 17 comments | 3382 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum closing after 39 years

Fans of Cho's unassuming potstickers and pork buns panicked in 2014, when the owners of the longtime Palo Alto Chinese restaurant...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2018
Last comment by Jane G, on Dec 8, 2018 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents rally against plans for Mountain View charter school

An open letter signed by a broad coalition of Mountain View Whisman School District parents is calling on Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by @ Interested Observer, on Dec 7, 2018 at 8:30 pm | 6 comments | 202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to delay minimum-wage hike defeated

A plan to hit the pause button on Mountain View's minimum wage increase was swiftly shot down at the Tuesday, Dec. 4, City...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2018
Last comment by LOL, on Dec 7, 2018 at 6:35 pm | 11 comments | 3009 Views

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Parents rally against Mountain View charter school

An open letter signed by a broad coalition of Mountain View Whisman School District parents is calling on Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by Comment, on Dec 7, 2018 at 4:38 pm | 42 comments | 6496 Views

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At long last, a winner in City Council race

In the final vote results announced Wednesday night, Alison Hicks won the undecided City Council seat with a narrow but significant...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2018
Last comment by Polomom, on Dec 7, 2018 at 8:50 am | 10 comments | 3249 Views

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Man arrested after assaulting female postal worker

A 69-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly assaulted a mail carrier, choking her and knocking...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by Was it..., on Dec 7, 2018 at 5:06 am | 10 comments | 3146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekend car burglary spree outside Century 16

Mountain View police detectives are investigating a smash-and-grab spree outside of the Century Cinema 16 movie theaters...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by LoLo, on Dec 7, 2018 at 5:02 am | 23 comments | 7362 Views

OTHER ISSUES

FPPC launches investigation into councilman's potential conflict

A string of City Council decisions to facilitate a $100 million deal for a new public school site could be thrown into limbo...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2018
Last comment by SRB, on Dec 6, 2018 at 11:49 pm | 19 comments | 3609 Views

AROUND TOWN

City could slow down minimum wage increases

Three years ago, Mountain View was in the vanguard of Silicon Valley cities boosting their minimum wage to balance out the...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by YIMBY, on Dec 6, 2018 at 4:43 pm | 26 comments | 2131 Views

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Crime brief: bicyclist hurt in hit-and-run

Mountain View police arrested a driver over the weekend after reports that he struck a homeless man riding a bicycle on Shoreline...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2018
Last comment by schu, on Dec 6, 2018 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1535 Views

ELECTIONS

Showalter holds lead, but council race still in limbo

Two weeks after the Nov. 6 election, the battle for one of the seats on the Mountain View City Council is still too close...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2018
Last comment by Common sense, on Dec 6, 2018 at 10:10 am | 9 comments | 2678 Views

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Rash of vehicle thefts near Mountain View High School

Sixteen thefts on Friday stemmed from unlocked vehicles in the areas of Mountain View and Los Altos, police reported Monday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2018
Last comment by Cog, on Dec 6, 2018 at 10:04 am | 7 comments | 3031 Views

AROUND TOWN

City slowly searches for a safe-parking spot

Creating safe parking lots around Mountain View has been the favored option to address the growing number of people living...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2018
Last comment by mv_resident, on Dec 5, 2018 at 8:27 pm | 49 comments | 5455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monta Loma military kids can stay together

Families of military service members will be able to send their children to Monta Loma Elementary next year, despite a recent...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2018
Last comment by @ST parent , on Dec 5, 2018 at 7:54 pm | 10 comments | 2153 Views
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