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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New startup could help teachers buy Bay Area homes

School districts in Mountain View have acknowledged that the high cost of living is putting the squeeze on teachers, making...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Outside MV, on Aug 8, 2016 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1317 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Finding hope in the midst of violence, racial strife

As an African-American pastor of a large and racially diverse congregation in Mountain View, I feel compelled to address...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by @Mountain View Voice Moderators, on Aug 8, 2016 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 1376 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest Editorials in the August 5 issue

A primer for school board candidates Excellent advice; I hope all board members and candidates follow it. I especially...

Original post made by Doug Pearson on Aug. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 502 Views

ELECTIONS

November election: who will run?

The local election season is officially kicking off this week. The filing period for candidates to run in the Nov. 8 election...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Oak Parent, on Aug 7, 2016 at 5:52 pm | 23 comments | 5581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Muslims organize in face of Trump rhetoric

Propelled by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's recent belittling remarks about the parents of a Muslim U.S....

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Hope, on Aug 7, 2016 at 5:04 pm | 4 comments | 2341 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino Hospital spars with nurses' union

After months of tough contract negotiations, El Camino Hospital and its nurses union appear to be at a standstill. Representatives...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by ShowMeTheData, on Aug 7, 2016 at 4:43 pm | 30 comments | 10768 Views

ELECTIONS

Political rookies prove powerful in council race

Political newcomers in the Mountain View City Council race are dominating the early battle for campaign donations, according...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by MV Resident, on Aug 6, 2016 at 10:38 pm | 15 comments | 5752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District could build apartments for teacher housing

The Mountain View Whisman School District took small steps towards addressing a big problem Thursday night, when board members...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2016
Last comment by From Santa Clara, on Aug 6, 2016 at 4:58 pm | 44 comments | 7848 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Nerve' damage?

Nintendo, et al, may be striking it rich on "Pokémon Go," but Lionsgate Films got downright lucky. This week, Lionsgate...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tow truck always partially blocking Calderone

Does anyone know how far a vehicle is allowed to extend into the lane from the curb on Calderone? There's a Silicon Valley...

Original post made by Driver Bob on Aug. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 370 Views

AROUND TOWN

County courts to be hobbled by clerks' strike

More than 350 Santa Clara County Superior Court clerks will stage a work stoppage on Wednesday, Aug. 3, including in Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by ShowMeTheData, on Aug 4, 2016 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 1940 Views

MOVIES

Palo Alto Square theater to remain open -- for now

More than 2,600 signatures and letters from the Palo Alto City Council to the landlord of the CinéArts Theatre in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Aug 3, 2016 at 10:34 pm | 1 comment | 2283 Views

BOOKS

It's one step 'Beyond'...

Fifty years after the network-television debut of "Star Trek" comes "Star Trek Beyond," unlucky No. 13 for "Trek" at the...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 3, 2016 at 7:39 pm | 3 comments | 2971 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent stabilization measure: Situation demands a charter amendment

Mayor Showalter and other City Council members have expressed dismay that the rent stabilization measure proposed by the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 3, 2016 at 7:11 pm | 4 comments | 1305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal tapped to lead Crittenden

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced that Angie Dillman, a former teacher and assistant middle school principal...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Not so, on Aug 2, 2016 at 5:17 pm | 4 comments | 4827 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tesla acquires SolarCity for $2.6 billion

Tesla, Inc. has reached a deal to acquire solar-energy company, SolarCity Corp., the electric-car maker announced Monday,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Pump and Dump Long Con, on Aug 2, 2016 at 4:51 pm | 6 comments | 2707 Views

ELECTIONS

PSA: Robo-calls polling Rent control

Calls with caller ID of 800 888 4555 have called my home 3 times a day for about a week. Various "whose calling" sites...

Original post made by Joel Z on Jul. 31, 2016
Last comment by Push Poll, on Aug 2, 2016 at 4:18 pm | 6 comments | 703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing Palo Alto man last seen July 11 located safely

A missing Palo Alto man with a severe psychiatric disability has been located and is safe, an employee for his father, Dr....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on Aug 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 2714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View Gold Star Mom Demands Donald Trump Apologize

“You don’t attack one Gold Star family, because if you do, you’re attacking a lot of us,” Karen Meredith, 62, of...

Original post made by parent on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Trump is awful, on Aug 1, 2016 at 11:08 pm | 4 comments | 574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concert traffic creates controversy in North Bayshore

The fact that rush-hour traffic around North Bayshore has long been regarded as a nightmare is not news, but the situation...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Concerts, on Aug 1, 2016 at 2:16 pm | 34 comments | 6439 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 998 views

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The Cost of Service
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