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ELECTIONS

Rent stabilization measure: Situation demands a charter amendment

Mayor Showalter and other City Council members have expressed dismay that the rent stabilization measure proposed by the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 3, 2016 at 7:11 pm | 4 comments | 1039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal tapped to lead Crittenden

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced that Angie Dillman, a former teacher and assistant middle school principal...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Not so, on Aug 2, 2016 at 5:17 pm | 4 comments | 4210 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tesla acquires SolarCity for $2.6 billion

Tesla, Inc. has reached a deal to acquire solar-energy company, SolarCity Corp., the electric-car maker announced Monday,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Pump and Dump Long Con, on Aug 2, 2016 at 4:51 pm | 6 comments | 2315 Views

ELECTIONS

PSA: Robo-calls polling Rent control

Calls with caller ID of 800 888 4555 have called my home 3 times a day for about a week. Various "whose calling" sites...

Original post made by Joel Z on Jul. 31, 2016
Last comment by Push Poll, on Aug 2, 2016 at 4:18 pm | 5 comments | 514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing Palo Alto man last seen July 11 located safely

A missing Palo Alto man with a severe psychiatric disability has been located and is safe, an employee for his father, Dr....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on Aug 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 2371 Views

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Mountain View Gold Star Mom Demands Donald Trump Apologize

“You don’t attack one Gold Star family, because if you do, you’re attacking a lot of us,” Karen Meredith, 62, of...

Original post made by parent on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Trump is awful, on Aug 1, 2016 at 11:08 pm | 4 comments | 362 Views

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Concert traffic creates controversy in North Bayshore

The fact that rush-hour traffic around North Bayshore has long been regarded as a nightmare is not news, but the situation...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Concerts, on Aug 1, 2016 at 2:16 pm | 34 comments | 5716 Views

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Rengstorff House curators lose curios in theft

The history group behind Mountain View's landmark Rengstorff House was dealt a severe blow this week after someone stole...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by trailer lockup, on Aug 1, 2016 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 3733 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA throws support behind Castro underpass

Mountain View's rejected plan to build a $120 million underpass to tunnel Castro Street beneath the Caltrain tracks didn't...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Sam Connell, on Aug 1, 2016 at 7:13 am | 18 comments | 5393 Views

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Makeshift RV camps spark concern

Like many local households, the Reyes family is faced with dwindling options to continue living in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by chuck jagoda, on Aug 1, 2016 at 12:44 am | 37 comments | 11586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth Inpatient Mental Health Care Now Available in Santa Clara County

Inpatient psychiatric care for youth is now available in Santa Clara County for the first time in over twenty years. San...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Jul. 30, 2016
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Jul 30, 2016 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 418 Views

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Three arrested in home invasion robbery

Three people were arrested Wednesday in connection to an armed home-invasion robbery in Mountain View. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Waldo, on Jul 29, 2016 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 5262 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Downtown cherry trees not very cheery

At least 40 cherry trees planted along Mountain View's downtown medians are dying and will likely need to be removed in the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by LYNDA MEYER, on Jul 29, 2016 at 8:50 am | 24 comments | 5006 Views

ELECTIONS

Letter to the editor

<B>Voting advice Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/07/29/letter-to-the-editor posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Re-elect None of them, on Jul 29, 2016 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 836 Views

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El Camino bus lanes nixed by council, again

The City Council spent two and half hours discussing a plan for dedicated bus rapid transit lanes on El Camino Real on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stop already, on Jul 28, 2016 at 10:12 pm | 38 comments | 34153 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 | 35 comments | 6233 Views

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Fourth consecutive Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday

A Spare the Air alert has been issued for the Bay Area for Thursday because smog is forecast to be at unhealthy levels, regional...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2066 Views

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Down to the grain

The bread and pastries at Manresa Bread's new location in downtown Los Altos are not your average baked goods. They're ingredient-driven,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2053 Views

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Caltrain swaps out old cars for larger ones to avoid overcrowding

Starting Tuesday, Caltrain will be replacing some of its trains with larger trains capable of accommodating more passengers,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3138 Views

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This week's A&E highlights

This week, the critters in those "Busytown" books take the stage, celebrations for the new Harry Potter book are in full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
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Best Of Mountain View ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Mountain View" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Mountain View Voice.

VOTE HERE