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Ponds in Cuesta Park

In 1974 the sunken areas in Cuesta Park were shallow ponds. Does anyone remember this? When I moved here in 1977 they were...

Original post made by Gerry Ryan on Apr. 16, 2017
Last comment by Better in the long run, on Apr 17, 2017 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 133 Views

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Federal judge to consider injunction on sanctuary cities order

A San Francisco federal court judge Friday morning will consider San Francisco and Santa Clara counties' requests to halt...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Alex M., on Apr 14, 2017 at 10:45 pm | 5 comments | 1277 Views

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Suspect charged in Mountain View Voice Online hacking case

A 34-year-old San Francisco man was arraigned on April 11 in federal District Court for the Sept. 17, 2015, hacking of Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 14, 2017 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 1700 Views

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City calls for apartment rents to roll back

Owners of nearly 15,000 apartments in Mountain View are now obligated to immediately lower their rents to October 2015 rates,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 14, 2017 at 11:28 am | 38 comments | 5134 Views

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Water district walks back homeless housing idea

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is backing away from a controversial proposal to shelter homeless residents in district-owned...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Gary , on Apr 14, 2017 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 1903 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspects arrested on stolen vehicle, drug charges

Police arrested two Oregon residents last week after they were allegedly caught driving a stolen vehicle in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Member, on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:23 pm | 1 comment | 1119 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council Refuses To Follow City Charter CSFRA

Mark Novack sent me an Email based on my questions regarding CSFRA and its date of enforcement, and he stated: “I spoke...

Original post made by The Business Man on Apr. 13, 2017
There are no comments yet. 90 Views

ELECTIONS

Gaps in oversight need to be plugged, school board says

It's been three months since the Mountain View Whisman School District dropped its ill-fated digital math program, Teach...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:34 am | 9 comments | 1331 Views

ELECTIONS

New $52.4 billion gas tax plan wins approval from state Legislature

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by Herewegoagain, on Apr 13, 2017 at 7:31 am | 11 comments | 1664 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District aims to keep neighborhoods intact with new boundaries

After parents and residents said that changing school attendance boundaries could tear their communities apart, Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by ST parent, on Apr 13, 2017 at 2:11 am | 22 comments | 3526 Views

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School board agrees to add classes at crowded schools

Admitting that it's not a perfect plan, Mountain View Whisman School District officials said they will install portable classrooms...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2017
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 12, 2017 at 9:31 pm | 8 comments | 2199 Views

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Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by dc, on Apr 12, 2017 at 4:57 pm | 42 comments | 4509 Views

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Teen arrested on indecent exposure charges

An 18-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday afternoon after he allegedly exposed himself to at least two women,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by AC, on Apr 12, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 3347 Views

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Developers keep giving to council candidates, even after Election Day

In their year-end campaign reports for last year's election, candidates for the Mountain View City Council showed a surprisingly...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm | 16 comments | 3171 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New push for city to regulate Airbnb rentals

David Haedtler has what might seem like an unfathomable problem — he wants to pay his taxes, but the city of Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Tanya, on Apr 12, 2017 at 10:23 am | 6 comments | 1367 Views

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New push for city to regulate Airbnb rentals

Like many other cities, Mountain View has had to play catch-up in crafting new rules for a wave of web-based companies that...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Juan, on Apr 11, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 3 comments | 1540 Views

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Hope Street house was drug den, police say

Police arrested two Mountain View residents on Tuesday after a search of their home allegedly revealed the suspects were...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by Common sense, on Apr 11, 2017 at 8:53 pm | 11 comments | 5721 Views

BOOKS

District attorney endorses judge facing recall

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, the embattled judge whose controversial sentencing of former Stanford University student...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by psr, on Apr 11, 2017 at 8:27 pm | 4 comments | 1551 Views

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Vote on Inspire MV grants

With a pot of money ready to be doled out, local tech leaders are asking Mountain View residents to pick for their favorite...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Kate, on Apr 11, 2017 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 1284 Views

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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 11, 2017 at 12:09 am | 217 comments | 70118 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.

VOTE HERE