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Federal grant aims to boost Valley's traffic-reduction efforts

An effort by Palo Alto, Mountain View and neighboring cities to get drivers to instead use trains, buses and other modes...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Dec 4, 2016 at 9:35 pm | 3 comments | 2692 Views


A respite from the cold

More than a hundred homeless people in the northern end of Santa Clara County now have a warm, reliable place to sleep each...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by, on Dec 4, 2016 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 4374 Views


New farmers' market baker knows art, science of bread-making

In a tiny village in central France where Portola Valley resident Fiona Strouts' parents live, the arrival of the baker and...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Best alternative for now, on Dec 2, 2016 at 5:32 am | 3 comments | 2495 Views


Heritage Park celebrates grand opening

Set to open this weekend, Mountain View newest community park will give visitors a glimpse of the city's history as a farm...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 11, 2016 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 3986 Views


Couple in stolen car arrested in connection to burglaries

A couple living in a stolen vehicle with a 7-month-old baby were arrested in Mountain View early Tuesday morning in connection...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by vkmo1, on Jan 24, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 3706 Views


Unemployment below 5 percent in 8 Bay Area counties

Two Bay Area counties had unemployment rates below 3 percent last month, while all but one county reported rates under 5...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by True, on Jan 30, 2017 at 6:23 am | 3 comments | 1939 Views


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 Jan 30, 2017 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 1394 Views


Rain, heavy winds forecast for Bay Area

The rain is returning to the Bay Area later this week, with some areas receiving up to three inches, according to the National...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by anthodyd, on Jan 31, 2017 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 2210 Views


Officials' private emails considered public records, state Supreme Court rules

In a victory for public access to government records, the California Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled that local...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 4, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 3 comments | 2032 Views


Trump issues revised travel ban, revokes previous order

President Donald Trump on Monday signed a revised and scaled-down executive order banning entry to the United States by certain...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by citizen, on Mar 6, 2017 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments | 1536 Views


Effort to retire Palo Alto sludge incinerators moves ahead

Seeking to shed Palo Alto's status as one of only two California cities that still burn their sludge, the City Council swiftly...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by That's High, on Apr 20, 2017 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 2225 Views


Last-minute change to rental committee

After months of evaluating candidates, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday formally appointed members to its Rental...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by John, on Apr 26, 2017 at 8:07 am | 3 comments | 2567 Views


SF, Peninsula officials urge feds to OK Caltrain funds

San Francisco and Peninsula elected officials on Monday called on the Trump administration to approve federal funding for...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Apr 26, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 1468 Views


A kitchen for Hope's Corner

For over five years, a church in downtown Mountain View has been dishing out free meals to hundreds of residents who would...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Really?, on May 9, 2017 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 2256 Views


A march down memory lane

One of the area's under-appreciated gems, the Moffett Field Historical Society and Museum reopened after being closed for...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Kelly McCoy-Prael, on May 16, 2017 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 2435 Views


Editorial: Health care proposal cruel and indefensible

The public must continue to oppose, loudly and forcefully, the Republicans' proposals to replace the current Affordable Care...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 15, 2017 at 5:30 am | 3 comments | 1415 Views


Bay Area Spare the Air Alert issued for Tuesday

A Spare the Air Alert has been issued for Tuesday in the Bay Area because of an excessive amount of smog expected in the...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 1, 2017 at 8:04 am | 3 comments | 1403 Views


County sets aside $1.4M for MV homeless shelter

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors agreed this week to pour $1.4 million into financing a 50-person cold weather...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by Lynn Huidekoper, on Sep 1, 2017 at 1:36 am | 3 comments | 1754 Views


Reported car burglaries spike in August

The number of reported auto burglaries in Mountain View more than doubled last month, according to data from the Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 4, 2017 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 2436 Views


Supervisor proposes new civilian oversight body for Sheriff's Office

Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian is calling for a new civilian oversight body to keep an eye on county law enforcement...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by choose_a_name, on Sep 13, 2017 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 1120 Views
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Top restaurants to check out

Mountain View Voice readers have officially decided. See which local restaurants and businesses can now claim the title — Best Of Mountain View 2017.

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