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School board agrees to add classes at crowded schools

Admitting that it's not a perfect plan, Mountain View Whisman School District officials said they will install portable classrooms...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 12, 2017 at 9:31 pm | 8 comments | 2321 Views

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Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by dc, on Apr 12, 2017 at 4:57 pm | 42 comments | 4646 Views

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Teen arrested on indecent exposure charges

An 18-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday afternoon after he allegedly exposed himself to at least two women,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by AC, on Apr 12, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 3534 Views

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Developers keep giving to council candidates, even after Election Day

In their year-end campaign reports for last year's election, candidates for the Mountain View City Council showed a surprisingly...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm | 16 comments | 3332 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New push for city to regulate Airbnb rentals

David Haedtler has what might seem like an unfathomable problem — he wants to pay his taxes, but the city of Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Tanya, on Apr 12, 2017 at 10:23 am | 6 comments | 1472 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New push for city to regulate Airbnb rentals

Like many other cities, Mountain View has had to play catch-up in crafting new rules for a wave of web-based companies that...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Juan, on Apr 11, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 3 comments | 1697 Views

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Hope Street house was drug den, police say

Police arrested two Mountain View residents on Tuesday after a search of their home allegedly revealed the suspects were...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by Common sense, on Apr 11, 2017 at 8:53 pm | 11 comments | 5912 Views

BOOKS

District attorney endorses judge facing recall

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, the embattled judge whose controversial sentencing of former Stanford University student...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by psr, on Apr 11, 2017 at 8:27 pm | 4 comments | 1692 Views

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Vote on Inspire MV grants

With a pot of money ready to be doled out, local tech leaders are asking Mountain View residents to pick for their favorite...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 11, 2017 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 1420 Views

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Council favors seven-story housing project

Despite some misgivings about parking and the sheer size of the project, Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday night...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by park user, on Apr 10, 2017 at 9:18 pm | 32 comments | 3601 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure V lawsuit comes to major milestone

The lawsuit over Mountain View's Measure V will get its first major courtroom hearing next week, and the stakes are huge...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 10, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 33 comments | 3592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

El Camino's new cancer center set to open its doors

El Camino Hospital is just steps away from opening its new cancer center this month. The new center, more than double the...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3733 Views

ELECTIONS

TONIGHT: Sheila Himmel at downtown library

Tonight at 7 p.m., ==I Voice== food writer Sheila Himmel and her daughter Lisa Himmel will talk about and sign their new...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 717 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Can't help falling in love with Elvis

On the heels of his televised audition on NBC's "America's Got Talent" this spring, Mountain View mailman Charles Dupree...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by MerlinTuh, on Apr 9, 2017 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fitting a new Whisman school into the budget

Time is money for school districts looking to build new classrooms and upgrade infrastructure, as construction costs in the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by dk, on Apr 9, 2017 at 9:31 pm | 11 comments | 4223 Views

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Support for new housing in Bay Area rises

Older voters who have lived in the Bay Area the longest and own their own home are less likely to want new housing built...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Apr 9, 2017 at 8:23 pm | 20 comments | 1807 Views

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Grocery checkout resembles a breadline

Like waiting at the DMV or heading to the courthouse for jury duty, almost everyone can relate to certain unavoidable hassles...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 9, 2017 at 1:34 pm | 35 comments | 3157 Views

ELECTIONS

Final five picked for MV rent control committee

After months of screening candidates, Mountain View City Council members have finally landed on their picks for the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by Bravo, on Apr 9, 2017 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 2242 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial endorsement: Vote yes on Measure B

Voters in the Mountain View Whisman School District should be receiving ballots this week to decide whether district property...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 7, 2017 at 9:19 pm | 3 comments | 767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big donations kick off Measure B campaign

The campaign to pass the Mountain View Whisman School District's new parcel tax got off to a quick start last month, with...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by @ Steven Nelson , on Apr 7, 2017 at 4:06 pm | 51 comments | 3453 Views
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