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AROUND TOWN

New wood-burning rules as winter Spare the Air season starts

With the Winter Spare the Air season beginning today, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is reminding residents...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by YIMBY, on Mar 27, 2017 at 2:07 am | 29 comments | 3885 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County kicks in $3.5M for immigrant support

Fearing a zealous immigration crackdown by the new administration in Washington, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Mar 26, 2017 at 12:34 pm | 24 comments | 2384 Views

AROUND TOWN

City barrels ahead with on-demand fuel rules

Over the protests of several stakeholders, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday approved plans to have the local fire...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by IVG, on Mar 25, 2017 at 9:13 pm | 14 comments | 2669 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Talking trash - The do's and don'ts of recycling

Palo Alto has one of the more advanced recycling and composting programs on the Peninsula, compared to many neighboring cities...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Mar 24, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 2 comments | 899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women's rights walk Sunday in Palo Alto

Local female leaders from an array of fields, from education and activism to public service, will speak at a rally on Sunday,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 24, 2017 at 8:09 pm | 3 comments | 2057 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Burglary suspects at large after high-speed chase

Two suspects are still at large after a home burglary in Mountain View this morning led to a high-speed chase that ended...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Ex Cop, on Mar 24, 2017 at 6:58 am | 7 comments | 3378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown study finds retail on the ropes

A new city economic report on the Castro Street area found that restaurants and the demand for tech office space are lifting...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Mar 23, 2017 at 8:59 pm | 18 comments | 7043 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Understanding Islam' speaker series starts in April

Santa Clara County Joe Simitian is looking to increase the public's knowledge of Islam and Muslims through a speaker series...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Mar 23, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 5 comments | 2632 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Trump cuts spell trouble for local housing

Calling an affordable-housing project a "miracle" sounds trite, but the term now seems apt for a new 67-unit apartment project...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by Bernie, on Mar 23, 2017 at 5:38 pm | 6 comments | 2835 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reinforcements join fight over rent control

Both sides in the courtroom battle over Mountain View's Measure V rent-control law could be getting some extra muscle. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 23, 2017 at 2:41 pm | 21 comments | 4261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Zimbabwe charity race and fair turns 18

The 18th annual Run For Zimbabwe will be hosted at St. Joseph school, 1120 Miramonte Ave. in Mountain View, on Sunday, Mar....

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by RPCV, on Mar 23, 2017 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 2488 Views

ELECTIONS

Recall election of Brock Turner judge postponed

The group working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for alleged judicial bias has decided to delay placing...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by robyn, on Mar 23, 2017 at 6:43 am | 5 comments | 3008 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bystanders stop phone theft suspect

A transient woman who allegedly robbed someone of their phone last week was arrested after bystanders chased down the suspect...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by AC, on Mar 22, 2017 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 2542 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District abruptly drops digital math program

After an avalanche of parent opposition, the Mountain View Whisman School District announced Thursday that it will end its...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by @ Loser, on Mar 22, 2017 at 11:07 am | 46 comments | 6407 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 District Observer, on Mar 21, 2017 at 2:35 pm | 5 comments | 2519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district's champion of minority students set to retire

After almost half a century working in Mountain View's education system, Associate Superintendent Brigitte Sarraf announced...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2017
Last comment by Contrast, on Mar 21, 2017 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 2335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eight new rental-committee candidates apply

Mountain View City Council members now have a stack of new candidates for the city's Rental Housing Committee to choose from,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by Ah Agahst, on Mar 20, 2017 at 5:38 pm | 4 comments | 3023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More fireworks in the Mountain View Whisman boardroom

Things got ugly at the Mountain View Whisman School District's board meeting, when a tense argument between trustee Steve...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by Abigail, on Mar 20, 2017 at 5:06 pm | 17 comments | 3710 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Three storms to bring rain, cool temperatures this week

Three storm systems moving over the Bay Area will bring rain and cooler temperatures this week to much of the region, according...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by timetrip, on Mar 20, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five suspects nabbed after downtown Palo Alto hit-and-run

A manhunt for suspects in a downtown Palo Alto hit-and-run concluded early Friday evening at a Waverley Street shed, where...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Mar 19, 2017 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1684 Views
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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.

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