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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis Charter OKs two-year facilities agreement with LASD, averting standoff

The Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School announced a two-year facilities agreement, buying more time to hammer...

Original post made on May. 12, 2019
Last comment by @MartyK, on May 18, 2019 at 1:01 pm | 19 comments | 2312 Views

AROUND TOWN

The high price of affordable housing

In some ways, it was a perfect deal, but a 71-unit affordable housing project still faced a skeptical audience at a Mountain...

Original post made on May. 2, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 17, 2019 at 8:40 pm | 20 comments | 3484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Santa Clara County sees big surge in homeless population

New data released by Santa Clara County shows that homelessness is a rapidly growing problem, with thousands of additional...

Original post made on May. 16, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 17, 2019 at 8:00 pm | 10 comments | 2842 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Major upgrades transform downtown church into hub of homeless services

Eight years ago, Hope's Corner began providing meals for dozens of homeless and needy residents on Saturday mornings. Now...

Original post made on May. 17, 2019
Last comment by Billy Bob, on May 17, 2019 at 6:20 pm | 1 comment | 2142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council boosts housing loans for city staffers

For more than a decade, Mountain View has offered loans to help its rank-and-file workers pay for buying a home, but the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2019
Last comment by Pat on the Stevens Creek Trail, on May 17, 2019 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 1745 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Arrest in 1970s cold-case murder points to serial killer

Nearly six months after a Hayward man was charged in another murder that had gone unsolved for decades, DNA evidence has...

Original post made on May. 17, 2019
Last comment by Ed, on May 17, 2019 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 2033 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor

<B>Marijuana sales Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2019/05/17/letters-to-the-editor posted...

Original post made on May. 17, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on May 17, 2019 at 1:14 am | 1 comment | 156 Views

ELECTIONS

Contentious state housing bill punted to 2020

Senate Bill 50, a contentious bill that aimed to encourage more housing near transit, suffered a setback Thursday when the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2019
Last comment by , on May 17, 2019 at 12:46 am | 1 comment | 1366 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View leases land for safe parking, affordable housing

City of Mountain View officials on Tuesday signed a deal to lease and eventually buy an unused property from the Valley Transportation...

Original post made on May. 9, 2019
Last comment by For your dogs to poop in..., on May 16, 2019 at 9:46 pm | 12 comments | 3336 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain's proposed four-track station could be built in Mountain View

Caltrain's plan to expand its system could require the agency to construct a four-track segment in Palo Alto -- a proposal...

Original post made on May. 16, 2019
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on May 16, 2019 at 7:51 pm | 5 comments | 2422 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Civil rights attorneys protest Mountain View's RV ban

Mountain View's proposed ban on large vehicles has provoked a stern warning from civil rights attorneys who say it would...

Original post made on May. 13, 2019
Last comment by scott rodvold, on May 16, 2019 at 6:44 pm | 30 comments | 5132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local teacher eliminated on 'Jeopardy!'

Mountain View resident Trevor Crowell fell short on Monday's episode of "Jeopardy!" Teachers Tournament, where incorrect...

Original post made on May. 15, 2019
Last comment by Further Sympathetic, on May 16, 2019 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 1698 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letters to the editor: May 3, 2019

Letters to the editor about the Trump administration and the environment, rapid transit buses, pickleball and cyclists on...

Original post made on May. 15, 2019
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on May 16, 2019 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 1173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council holds firm on East Whisman office-to-housing ratio

The Mountain View City Council agreed Tuesday night that zoning for 4,900 housing units in East Whisman has to be more than...

Original post made on May. 8, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 15, 2019 at 7:11 pm | 16 comments | 2181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google touts $5M in Bay Trail upgrades

Google and South Bay city officials celebrated the latest milestone in an expensive, decadeslong effort to link 500 miles...

Original post made on May. 13, 2019
Last comment by Steve, on May 15, 2019 at 9:10 am | 5 comments | 4085 Views

BOOKS

At 97, children's author publishes her first novel for adults

Though never a full-time writer, Palo Alto resident Martha Tolles has persisted through the years, adapting her formats to...

Original post made on May. 13, 2019
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district accuses Bullis Mountain View of violating its charter

Bullis Mountain View has dropped plans to open a new charter school in Mountain View this fall, but that hasn't stopped the...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by LongResident, on May 12, 2019 at 2:18 pm | 21 comments | 5003 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mobile home residents file appeal over rent control

Despite a setback, Mountain View's mobile home residents are pressing forward with their demand to be included under the...

Original post made on May. 10, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 11, 2019 at 8:03 pm | 19 comments | 1927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mobile home residents file appeal

Despite a setback, Mountain View's mobile home residents are pressing forward with their demand to be included under the...

Original post made on May. 10, 2019
Last comment by RonTT, on May 11, 2019 at 5:37 pm | 7 comments | 254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Lunch Debt

It all started with seeing an article about Valerie Castile, Philando Castile's mom, paying $8K in school lunch debt so that...

Original post made by HAB on May. 10, 2019
Last comment by Houses, on May 11, 2019 at 11:42 am | 3 comments | 209 Views
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