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ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Donald Trump, Tom Means, and rent control in Mountain View

One of the most unfortunate aspects of Donald Trump's presidency has been his habit of appointing officials such as Scott...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 20, 2017 at 10:20 am | 21 comments | 888 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy looks to scale back watchdog group

The U.S. Navy will take a pause on disbanding the Moffett Field Restoration Advisory Board (RAB), but the environmental watchdog...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2017
Last comment by go Greg!, on Nov 19, 2017 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 1253 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov. Brown signs off on Caltrain's sales-tax measure

The approval of Senate Bill 797 will allow Caltrain to move ahead with a sales-tax increase measure. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by rohit sharme, on Nov 19, 2017 at 5:17 am | 21 comments | 2949 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County reports first flu-related death of the season

Santa Clara County public health officials on Thursday reported the first flu-related death of the season occurred earlier...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1199 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City says RV-dwellers can stay put. Cops ticket anyway

A wave of parking citations handed out last week has become the latest flash point for residents living out of vehicles along...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Shame, on Nov 18, 2017 at 8:18 pm | 34 comments | 4318 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ava's faces lawsuit over ADA access

A longtime linchpin of Castro Street, Ava's Downtown Market & Deli has weathered fierce competition, rising costs and parking...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by Sophie, on Nov 18, 2017 at 6:07 pm | 44 comments | 2317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD to sell density rights to fund new school

After securing the support of the Mountain View City Council last month, the Los Altos School District has been quietly laying...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2017
Last comment by LASD Observer, on Nov 17, 2017 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 439 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Still no ID of victim of brutal slaying

The name of the man who died following a violent attack outside the Center for Performing Arts in Mountain View earlier this...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Nov 17, 2017 at 4:51 pm | 7 comments | 4179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Co-teaching model to help special ed students

Aiming to prevent students with disabilities from falling behind, the Mountain View Whisman School District is preparing...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Jerry, on Nov 17, 2017 at 9:54 am | 4 comments | 1592 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County Board of Education names interim superintendent

The Santa Clara County Board of Education named a new interim superintendent of the County Office of Education on Wednesday....

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
Last comment by Interested Observer , on Nov 16, 2017 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1102 Views

AROUND TOWN

County receives sanctuary letter warning from DOJ

Santa Clara County is among 29 jurisdictions nationwide to receive sanctuary warning letters from the U.S. Department of...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1066 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Los Altos: man rescued from inside garbage truck

A man was rescued from the compactor of a garbage truck this morning in Los Altos after becoming stuck inside of it, according...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing crisis summit taking place Wednesday

A regional discussion focused on housing challenges in Silicon Valley will take place Santa Clara and San Mateo counties...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2017
Last comment by Landlord BoB, on Nov 15, 2017 at 8:39 pm | 11 comments | 1838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Child endangerment arrest

A 38-year-old Sunnyvale woman was arrested on Monday after officers suspected she was under the influence of methamphetamine...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by NorthOrSouth, on Nov 15, 2017 at 7:12 pm | 4 comments | 1544 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hotel project approved for Denny's site

Overruling complaints from a competing innkeeper, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday approved a new 74-room Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Nov 15, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 12 comments | 3330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trail detour reopens after emergency repairs

Hundreds of bicyclists and pedestrians can get off the streets and back onto Mountain View's creekside detour after emergency...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Citizen84, on Nov 15, 2017 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View honors Veterans at Saturday ceremony

The public is invited to celebrate Veterans Day at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, at the Veterans Memorial at Eagle Park, 652 Franklin...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by city council represented, on Nov 15, 2017 at 10:01 am | 3 comments | 1322 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

North Bayshore housing: new schools still needed

Thousands of tiny studio and "micro" units proposed to be built in the North Bayshore area are unlikely to add many kids...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2017
Last comment by @Francis, on Nov 15, 2017 at 9:50 am | 9 comments | 1798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rental committee seeks $1.2M handout from city

It was a true dilemma for members of the city's Rental Housing Committee on Monday night. On one hand, they needed to devise...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by ellespeth, on Nov 14, 2017 at 8:47 pm | 97 comments | 3690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Corrections to veterinary clinic story

A Sept. 22, 2017 story published by the Voice reporting on complaints against the Alta View Animal Hospital and its owner,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Joseph, on Nov 13, 2017 at 11:58 am | 7 comments | 1631 Views
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