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AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Voice changes policy on naming people who are arrested

Concerned about the lasting impact that online search engines have on individuals arrested for crimes, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by What's in a name , on Nov 9, 2017 at 2:50 pm | 15 comments | 3065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday: Meeting tackles future of Moffett Field watchdog group

The Moffett Field Restoration Advisory Board (RAB) has survived to meet another day. Despite calls to disband, the group...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Eco friendly, on Nov 9, 2017 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 1233 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Tom Means should resign from Rental Housing Committee

By accepting a consulting job to advocate against another community's rent-control ballot measure, Tom Means has clearly...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 9, 2017 at 10:33 am | 32 comments | 2341 Views

ELECTIONS

Committee member's anti-rent control work draws scrutiny

In Mountain View, some critics see a case of the fox guarding the henhouse at the city's Rental Housing Committee, the panel...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 9, 2017 at 10:32 am | 121 comments | 5875 Views

ELECTIONS

Victim in fatal stabbing was attacked with bicycle and patio chair

Police on Wednesday revealed the weapons used in the violent stabbing attack that killed a 55-year-old man over the weekend:...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Nov 9, 2017 at 9:40 am | 16 comments | 5102 Views

AROUND TOWN

Escaped inmate found in Mountain View

A man who walked out of a correctional facility in Southern California last month was found in Mountain View on Sunday, according...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by Waldo, on Nov 9, 2017 at 7:07 am | 13 comments | 3895 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council unhappy with 'boxy' new developments

Mountain View City Council members spoke out last week against boxy, office-like housing projects, calling for a shift in...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Nov 8, 2017 at 9:22 am | 22 comments | 4449 Views

AROUND TOWN

City cracks down on O'Malley's pub

Facing a growing number of complaints about noise and garbage, city officials threw the book at O'Malley's Sports Pub. At...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2017
Last comment by TomDarby, on Nov 8, 2017 at 8:52 am | 5 comments | 2821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man seriously injured in downtown stabbing Saturday

A Marin County man was arrested for attempted murder Saturday night after he allegedly stabbed another man in downtown Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2017
Last comment by cuesta park neighbor, on Nov 6, 2017 at 5:14 pm | 4 comments | 4883 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two inmates escape

Law enforcement agencies are searching for two Santa Clara County inmates who escaped from the Palo Alto courthouse this...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2017
Last comment by WHAT?, on Nov 6, 2017 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 542 Views

AROUND TOWN

WeWork signs lease for San Antonio offices

The swiftly growing shared-workspace company WeWork announced last week that it had signed a deal to take over all 400,000...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2017
Last comment by Garrett, on Nov 5, 2017 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 2135 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Winter 'Spare the Air' season starts Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District's Winter Spare the Air season starts Wednesday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2017
Last comment by patrick, on Nov 4, 2017 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools develop new kind of transcript

Local schools in the Mastery Transcript Consortium are designing a new transcript that emphasizes student work and mastery...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by median tuition?, on Nov 4, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 1587 Views

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A pollution solution that's growing on trees

New published studies from an experiment at Moffett Field is showing dramatic success at using inoculated poplar trees to...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 4, 2017 at 10:49 am | 22 comments | 6570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Tom Means should resign from Rental Housing Committee

One year ago this month, Mountain View voters approved Measure V, a rent-stabilization law meant to put the brakes on the...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 3, 2017 at 11:50 pm | 1 comment | 430 Views

RESTAURANTS

City cracks down on O'Malley's pub

For some, O'Malley's Sports Pub off Old Middlefield Road is one of Mountain View's few remaining melting pots, a true public...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by Angel hernandez, on Nov 3, 2017 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital's new CEO says patient care is top priority

El Camino Hospital's new CEO, Dan Woods, says he's still getting used to Silicon Valley after moving into Mountain View from...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by Concerned patient, on Nov 3, 2017 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1693 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Downtown lot eyed for housing, new ideas

In their pursuit of affordable housing, Mountain View City Council members are looking at the city's largest downtown parking...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2017
Last comment by Mountain View Old-Timer, on Nov 3, 2017 at 3:31 pm | 21 comments | 1658 Views

RESTAURANTS

Something to chew on

New establishments that have opened recently are bringing fresh dining choices to both Palo Alto and Mountain View's restaurant-heavy...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by Bruno, on Nov 3, 2017 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1880 Views

AROUND TOWN

City approves downtown homeless shelter

Homeless women and children will have a sanctuary from the cold, wet winter months in Mountain View starting this winter. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by Amazed, on Nov 3, 2017 at 2:37 pm | 10 comments | 5766 Views
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