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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids dive into tech at Google's developer conference

Google staff were still working on the finishing touches of the sprawling I/O tech conference Monday morning, but some 150...

Original post made on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by tech retiree, on May 28, 2017 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1991 Views

ELECTIONS

MV Whisman hires new director of special ed

he Mountain View Whisman School District announced that Gary Johnson, an administrator in charge of special education in...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by bk05, on May 27, 2017 at 7:41 pm | 4 comments | 1468 Views

ELECTIONS

Concern rises over restrictions for grade separations

As the Valley Transportation Authority prepares to dole out the first portion of the $6 billion Measure B funds, Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Dave Simpson, on May 27, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 2454 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Measure V takes effect; rent control committee to meet Monday

In perhaps the biggest test to date for Mountain View's fledgling rent-control program, thousands of apartment tenants this...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Bart, on May 27, 2017 at 8:59 am | 36 comments | 2512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community activist Elena Pacheco dies of cancer

A tireless volunteer and community activist, Elena Pacheco seemed to be involved in almost every cause in Mountain View --...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by Cami, on May 26, 2017 at 11:41 pm | 6 comments | 2076 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: A call for volunteers to help realize visionary plan

Like many of you, I feel battered by daily reports of what is going on around the world and in our nation's capital. As citizens...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Hypocrisy In Action, on May 26, 2017 at 9:18 pm | 1 comment | 950 Views

AROUND TOWN

No more hungry summers

Too many children go hungry in Mountain View during the summer, and it's time to do something about it. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Parent , on May 26, 2017 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 3102 Views

AROUND TOWN

North Bayshore a boomtown for cheaper housing -- if it gets built

With the potential to more than double the city's affordable housing stock, Mountain View's goal to transform North Bayshore...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Xyz, on May 26, 2017 at 11:24 am | 7 comments | 2495 Views

AROUND TOWN

$647M to electrify Caltrain tracks approved

Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Rail Rider, on May 26, 2017 at 9:08 am | 11 comments | 3413 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested over limo payment

Police arrested a Southern California man last week after he allegedly refused to pay a limousine fare worth hundreds of...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1652 Views

MOVIES

Man indicted for cyberattack on Voice website appears in court

A San Francisco man accused of a cyberattack on MV-Voice.com and other websites owned by Embarcadero Media appeared in federal...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by Sue Dremann, on May 25, 2017 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 2049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voice wins Online General Excellence at statewide journalism contest

The Mountain View Voice won the Online General Excellence award at the California Newspaper Publishers Association Better...

Original post made on May. 20, 2017
Last comment by Romulan, on May 24, 2017 at 8:00 pm | 11 comments | 1970 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rent committee to take up first-ever price limits

Mountain View's new Rental Housing Committee is poised on Monday to set the city's first-ever cap on rent increases, as well...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 23, 2017 at 4:50 pm | 21 comments | 1888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kitchen fire at Google I/O injures six

The second day of Google's I/O conference was brought to a halt just before 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon when a fire broke...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on May 23, 2017 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 3418 Views

AROUND TOWN

City's crime rate dips down in 2016

It's almost all sunshine and good news in the Mountain View Police Department's annual crime tally for 2016. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by @2016?, on May 23, 2017 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 1812 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air Alert Monday in the Bay Area

A Spare the Air alert for smog in the San Francisco Bay Area has been issued for Monday, officials with the Bay Area Air...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Robyn, on May 22, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no verdict on school boundary changes

After another six-hour meeting over the weekend, Mountain View Whisman School District's boundary committee will be heading...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by old observer, on May 22, 2017 at 2:21 pm | 6 comments | 3128 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council votes to make Mountain View a human rights city

Spurred by a wave of intolerance in the national political discourse, local leaders last week signed up Mountain View as...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jared Martin, on May 22, 2017 at 9:34 am | 23 comments | 11824 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital's board is set to expand

Despite public opposition, the El Camino Healthcare District's board of directors agreed Monday night to expand the nonprofit...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Pause & Consider, on May 21, 2017 at 11:00 am | 9 comments | 2602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees OK big pay raises for teachers

Two of Mountain View's local school districts agreed last week to put some of the Bay Area's economic prosperity in the hands...

Original post made on May. 11, 2017
Last comment by MVWSD Teacher, on May 21, 2017 at 12:29 am | 10 comments | 3434 Views
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