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ELECTIONS

Foothill-De Anza board faces contested race

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District's board of trustees often sits out during the November general election,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2016
Last comment by Paula Noonan, on Aug 18, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 4 comments | 9766 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Housing at any cost?

In an op-ed, Mountain View resident Albert Jeans writes about the Shoreline Gateway project and his belief that it should...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2020
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jul 7, 2020 at 1:20 pm | 18 comments | 9763 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain trenching study wins green light

Declining to stand idle while change arrives along the Caltrain corridor, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 7 comments | 9761 Views

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Polls by landlord group influenced council's rent control measure

Mountain View City Council members gave plenty of reasons for why they decided to draft a hasty rent-control ballot measure...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by voting FOR rent control, on Jul 28, 2016 at 10:58 am | 36 comments | 9761 Views

ELECTIONS

Mobile home residents ready to sue city over rent control

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee could soon be headed back to the courtroom over a decision to exclude tenants at...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2018
Last comment by Ignorance is bliss, on Mar 29, 2018 at 8:39 am | 10 comments | 9759 Views

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Parents fed up with school district's wait list

More than 170 would-be elementary and middle school students have been placed on the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:20 am | 35 comments | 9758 Views

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President makes case for solar at MV's Walmart

President Barack Obama spoke about energy efficiency at Mountain View's Walmart Friday morning, saying that if solar panels...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by free market, on May 21, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 16 comments | 9754 Views

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City's new shuttles make 'car-free' life easier

A crowd gathered at the downtown transit center last Friday to celebrate the launch of two new shuttles services that will...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jan 15, 2015 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 9753 Views

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Halloween happenings: Costumes, carnivals and concerts

Ready to get spooked? In a very nice way, that is. Halloween events in the Midpeninsula tend to be more friendly than frightening,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by PinkQueen, on Aug 28, 2014 at 12:30 am | 3 comments | 9750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mistral parent picked for school board vacancy

After three rounds of voting to winnow down nearly a dozen of applicants, the Mountain View Whisman School District voted...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Aug 21, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 35 comments | 9749 Views

ELECTIONS

Six square off in heated City Council race

It's a pivotal time for the city of Mountain View, and the stakes have become abundantly clear in this year's City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by Lies of omission , on Oct 30, 2018 at 2:33 pm | 29 comments | 9746 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County to roll out partial payments on property taxes

The Board of Supervisors in Santa Clara County has voted unanimously (5-0) to allow residents to pay their property tax bills...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Taxes, on Sep 1, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 14 comments | 9743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young, homeless and sick

Santa Clara County's rising numbers of homeless youth could spur a future health care crisis. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2018
Last comment by Solution?, on Jul 25, 2018 at 10:04 pm | 3 comments | 9742 Views

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City putting $6.3M toward 62 new affordable housing units

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to set aside over $6.3 million to expand the Shorebreeze Apartment...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by JM, on Sep 20, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 15 comments | 9735 Views

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'Plan for the worst but hope for the best' - How one local hospital is gearing up for the 'surge'

As the coronavirus wreaks havoc across Santa Clara County, how is Mountain View's local hospital preparing to handle an escalating...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2020
Last comment by Benefit of the Doubt, on Mar 31, 2020 at 9:46 am | 5 comments | 9734 Views

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A pandemic on the rise: Charts reveal how virus has spread at different rates in two counties

Through a series of charts, track how the coronavirus has infected and killed people in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2020
Last comment by Gilroy Runner, on Apr 5, 2020 at 7:58 am | 12 comments | 9729 Views

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Catch 22 at El Camino Hospital

<I>Editor's note: Four weeks ago, the </I></B>Voice<I> reported that a patient at El Camino Hospital had been released after...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by AJ, on Jan 9, 2009 at 9:08 am | 15 comments | 9723 Views

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The wrecking ball swings for another 59 homes

For the third time in recent months, Mountain View City Council members held their noses and made a show of disapproval even...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Apr 8, 2019 at 5:50 pm | 30 comments | 9721 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Swift verdict in John Getreu trial: Guilty of first-degree murder

After a two-week jury trial, John Getreu has been convicted of murdering 21-year-old Janet Ann Taylor on Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2021
Last comment by Jay, on Sep 16, 2021 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 9720 Views

ELECTIONS

Outside money pours into the Mountain View City Council race

A wave of independent expenditures is pouring into the race for the Mountain View City Council, with three groups recently...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 30, 2020 at 12:02 pm | 22 comments | 9719 Views
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