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Caltrain fares, parking fees going up in October

Caltrain fares and parking rates are going up starting next month. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/news/2017/09/24/caltrain-fares-parking-fees-going-up-in-octob...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2017
Last comment by PA Resident, 11 minutes ago | 1 comment | 173 Views

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City prepares ambitious affordable-housing package

Mountain View's City Council signaled support for a new aggressive campaign to promote housing growth that would require...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , 1 hour ago | 32 comments | 1941 Views

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South Bay prepares to start clean-energy alternative

South Bay cities in the coming weeks will be flipping the on switch for a new clean-energy alternative that is being presented...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2017
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, 2 hours ago | 17 comments | 5353 Views

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Council backs plan for pot shops in Mountain View

Calling it a sensible approach to a drug that's legal and widely accepted in the Bay Area, Mountain View City Council members...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Alan L., 3 hours ago | 35 comments | 3185 Views

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Animal clinic facing new complaints

Mountain View's Alta View Animal Hospital is facing mounting complaints from disgruntled clients who blame the clinic for...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2017
Last comment by What happened to civility?, 17 hours ago | 18 comments | 7977 Views

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Council mulls new transit system

Plans for a new transit system to link Mountain View's North Bayshore to downtown received a fresh look by city officials...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Michael Abramson, 18 hours ago | 13 comments | 2631 Views

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Motorcyclist injured in Central Expressway crash

A motorcyclist was taken to the hospital with major injuries Friday morning after he collided with a four-door sedan on westbound...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
Last comment by David B. Karpf, MD, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 1108 Views

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Ennui onstage

There's a whole lot of ennui and disappointment for the characters in Anton Chekhov's dramedy "Uncle Vanya," which Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2631 Views

MOVIES

Ice cream 101

Five local ice cream shop owners and chefs shared their wisdom about how to achieve that perfectly creamy, mouthwatering...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1363 Views

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Blockbuster housing bills headed for passage

Last week marked the end of California's legislative session, and lawmakers approved some landmark housing bills that are...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Common sense, on Sep 22, 2017 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey: Less homework, less stress for MVLA students

Thousands of teens at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools say they have benefited from a new homework policy aimed at...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto Parent, on Sep 22, 2017 at 9:49 am | 14 comments | 4246 Views

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Police target RVs on Crisanto Avenue

Crisanto Avenue, home to the city's largest makeshift encampment of people living out of their cars, was a tense scene on...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by LOL, on Sep 22, 2017 at 9:10 am | 29 comments | 6411 Views

MOVIES

Health advisers help ease Medicare confusion

Dec. 7 marks the end of Medicare's annual fall election period and the only time most seniors can make changes to their health...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by DavidGof, on Sep 21, 2017 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 2326 Views

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Graham parents complain about daily traffic jam

Back in 2012, a trio of students hit by vehicles near Graham Middle School spurred parents and school officials to push the...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by StopMtnView, on Sep 21, 2017 at 9:45 pm | 15 comments | 610 Views

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Local teens pitch in for Hurricane Harvey relief

Most of the floodwater has receded from Houston after Hurricane Harvey made landfall late last month, dumping close to 50...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Impressive, on Sep 21, 2017 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 1016 Views

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School board wary of big parcel tax increase

The Mountain View Whisman School District has had a pretty good track record at the ballot box in recent years, blowing by...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Anita B., on Sep 21, 2017 at 1:52 pm | 4 comments | 1475 Views

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Supervisor to discuss his time in 'Trump's America'

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian will discuss the observations he made and perspectives he gained in his visits...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by @Randy, on Sep 21, 2017 at 12:10 pm | 29 comments | 1772 Views

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Teen organizes wellness conference

A Los Altos High School senior is organizing a free wellness conference this month to bring together teenagers to discuss...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Nadia, on Sep 20, 2017 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 1139 Views

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More than hot air: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by A. Noid, on Sep 20, 2017 at 10:47 am | 34 comments | 8803 Views

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Woman arrested for alleged attack on concert security

A San Jose woman was arrested Saturday after she allegedly punched a security officer during the Florida Georgia Line concert...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2017
Last comment by Be Sensible, on Sep 20, 2017 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 1776 Views
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