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OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area consortium pledges $500M for affordable homes

Several Peninsula-based nonprofit organizations and companies are part of a new public-private partnership that aims to secure...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by @Robyn, on Jan 27, 2019 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 2839 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool poised for major statewide expansion

Just three days after taking the oath of office, California's new governor laid out an ambitious plan to create statewide,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2019
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Jan 25, 2019 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

OSH - any news on what is planned for the site - and when?

I drive by the old OSH (and miss it) and see that it just appears abandoned. I have been trying to find out if anything is...

Original post made by PA Resident on Jan. 25, 2019
There are no comments yet. 810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water district weighs raising taxes or raising water bills

A long-standing feud over who should pay a $650 million bill for state water infrastructure reared its head Tuesday, as board...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by Jay ess, on Jan 25, 2019 at 9:37 am | 6 comments | 4573 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police seek man suspected of groping women on Stevens Creek Trail

Mountain View police are asking for the public to keep an eye out for a man who reportedly groped women walking on Stevens...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by Nihilist, on Jan 25, 2019 at 9:31 am | 5 comments | 5734 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Shutdown a bad omen for city's capital visit

The Mountain View City Council traditionally sends a delegation out to Washington, D.C., for the annual National League of...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2019
Last comment by Martin Griss, on Jan 25, 2019 at 7:32 am | 3 comments | 2384 Views

OTHER ISSUES

After outcry to save redwoods, house project is revised

A single-family home project that spurred a citywide debate on preserving redwoods and heritage trees will be coming back...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2019
Last comment by more than meets the eye, on Jan 24, 2019 at 7:42 am | 9 comments | 4658 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Congresswomen Speier and Eshoo speak out against shutdown

As the federal shutdown moves past the one-month mark, the toll on federal workers continues to increase and, according...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2019
Last comment by Amanda, on Jan 24, 2019 at 7:00 am | 12 comments | 2750 Views

AROUND TOWN

Emboldened by #MeToo, victim comes forward in child sex assault case

A Sunnyvale man suspected of molesting a young child in Mountain View on 50 occasions was arrested last month after the victim,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Jan 24, 2019 at 12:16 am | 5 comments | 3959 Views

ELECTIONS

Simitian re-elected Board of Supervisors president

Supervisor Joe Simitian was re-elected Tuesday to head the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors as its president. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Waldo, on Jan 23, 2019 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 2290 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Needless shutdown hits home

Here in Mountain View, nearly 1,200 federal employees at NASA Ames Research Center are without work and pay while the longest...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by LOL, on Jan 23, 2019 at 9:36 am | 9 comments | 4881 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tuesday: Council to vote on Hwy. 237 improvements

The Mountain View City Council is set to vote Tuesday to approve using $5.5 million toward a project to improve state Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by WhismanWall, on Jan 22, 2019 at 8:20 pm | 3 comments | 4593 Views

RESTAURANTS

A farewell to forks

Longtime restaurant critic Dale Bentson pens his final piece for the Voice after 18 years of reviewing Peninsula eateries. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by dollarbin, on Jan 22, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 6868 Views

ELECTIONS

Shutdown stalemate spurs fears of exodus from NASA Ames

The dim prospects of a swift end to the federal shutdown is leading to growing concern that NASA Ames will emerge from the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Lawrence Berkeley, on Jan 21, 2019 at 2:36 pm | 9 comments | 9025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis may be spread across three LASD campuses

In just a few short weeks, the Los Altos School District will need to figure where to put 200 students already enrolled in...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Jan 21, 2019 at 2:14 pm | 40 comments | 8072 Views

BOOKS

The generational feud behind the housing crisis

In his new book, author Randy Shaw makes the case that the Bay Area's housing crisis is primarily a story of boomers refusing...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Jan 21, 2019 at 2:02 pm | 4 comments | 6625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Auto burglaries, car thefts on the rise

Reports of stolen vehicles and car break-ins rose in Mountain View in 2018 while residential burglaries took a dip, according...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by ButWhy, on Jan 20, 2019 at 7:56 pm | 13 comments | 9802 Views

ELECTIONS

Matichak takes the reins

Stepping into her new role as Mountain View mayor, Lisa Matichak could be in store for a year of walking the political tightrope,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by psr, on Jan 20, 2019 at 4:16 pm | 17 comments | 6619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reclaiming the Bay

More than a square mile of former salt ponds north of Mountain View is set to begin its transformation back into wetland...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by David, on Jan 19, 2019 at 7:33 pm | 5 comments | 6944 Views

ELECTIONS

Regional housing plan splits elected leaders

A sweeping package of proposals to preserve and expand the Bay Area's housing stock is making its way to the state Legislature,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 18, 2019 at 8:25 pm | 15 comments | 4775 Views
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