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ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor

<B>You want to build it? Maintain it Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2017/03/24/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by reader, on Mar 30, 2017 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Communication 101

When it comes to helping Mountain View's most needy students, better communication and parent education will improve test...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by bk05, on Mar 29, 2017 at 10:13 pm | 13 comments | 3112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery checkout resembles a breadline

The daily logjam at the checkout at the nearby Safeway on Shoreline Boulevard has become public enemy No. 1 for the nearby...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2017
Last comment by George Markle, on Mar 28, 2017 at 5:52 pm | 41 comments | 6151 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How local schools measure up in new state assessment

In a bid to move away from grading school performance on a single number and a single test, the California Department of...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by Santa Rita Mom, on Mar 28, 2017 at 9:26 am | 13 comments | 4458 Views

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 | 4036 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 | 2509 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 | 2852 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 | 1407 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 | 2172 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 | 3479 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 | 7191 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 | 2727 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 | 3019 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 | 4533 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 | 2639 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 | 3221 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 | 2617 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 | 6581 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 | 2500 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 | 3144 Views
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