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AROUND TOWN

Candidate threatened, campaign signs defaced

Several of Mayor Mike Kasperzak's re-election campaign signs have been defaced along Cuesta Drive, with the words "liar"...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Sep 29, 2012 at 7:59 pm | 35 comments | 7208 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV property taxes on the rise

Almost a quarter of Santa Clara County's property owners are set for a jump in their property tax bills, thanks to this year's...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Jun 23, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 35 comments | 6076 Views

AROUND TOWN

"March against illegal guns" hits downtown Thursday

A march down Castro Street is planned for Thursday evening in support of "commonsense measure to prevent gun violence." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 21, 2013 at 8:24 pm | 35 comments | 4539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Whole Foods markets implicated in pricing violations

A statewide investigation of pricing irregularities by Whole Foods Market, including at its Los Altos store, has resulted...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Law, on Jun 30, 2014 at 8:16 pm | 35 comments | 10283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inks might vote on San Antonio redevelopment

Mountain View's city attorney and the California Fair Political Practices Commission are busy hashing out whether council...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jul 3, 2014 at 8:41 am | 35 comments | 7224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist seeks damages after collision with police car

The city of Mountain View has rejected a claim filed by a bicyclist seeking damages after he was allegedly struck by a police...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 25, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 35 comments | 5813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime brief: Attempted theft at Google

A 20-year-old Mountain View man was arrested on Saturday after he allegedly attempted to make his way into a Google building...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Sorry you feel that way, on Jun 25, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 35 comments | 7993 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-rise apartments win council's praise

Despite some grumblings about being "hosed" on affordable housing rules, the Mountain View City Council gave an otherwise...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by Observation, on Dec 21, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 35 comments | 8239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family urges safety upgrades at fatal crash site

Family members, neighbors and cycling advocates are demanding new safety measures at an intersection where a pedestrian was...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Culture_change, on Dec 4, 2015 at 9:49 am | 35 comments | 5744 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery checkout resembles a breadline

Like waiting at the DMV or heading to the courthouse for jury duty, almost everyone can relate to certain unavoidable hassles...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 9, 2017 at 1:34 pm | 35 comments | 4773 Views

AROUND TOWN

The transit system of tomorrow for traffic jams of today

It could be gondola cars, automated people-movers or express lanes for self-driving cars -- all ideas are on the table as...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by SRB, on Apr 21, 2017 at 8:41 am | 35 comments | 5263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown residents rally to save neighborhood redwoods

Blockbuster plans to redevelop North Bayshore topped the agenda of the Dec. 12 City Council meeting, but for some, the real...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2017
Last comment by Greg David, on Dec 29, 2017 at 8:55 pm | 35 comments | 4056 Views

ELECTIONS

The Voice's editorial endorsement: Mountain View Whisman district board

The Voice editorial board recommends supporting incumbent Ellen Wheeler and challenger Greg Coladonato for the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Angel, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:30 am | 35 comments | 6088 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure N vote too close to call

Early election results show Measure N is just 1 percent shy of the 55 percent of the vote needed to pass the $150 million...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by JimB, on Nov 10, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 35 comments | 5343 Views

ELECTIONS

Dispute over human rights measure in Mountain View

When it comes to basic human rights, there's surely some fundamentals that most can agree on. For instance: Everyone has...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 25, 2015 at 10:45 am | 35 comments | 5660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The tenure dilemma: no easy answers

A look at the rights and due process given to tenured public school teachers in California — especially when they've...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 34 comments | 6069 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New parent group forms to oppose Bullis

A group of parents and concerned citizens have formed a coalition to defend the Los Altos School District against what the...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Heather Rose, on Aug 17, 2012 at 8:41 am | 34 comments | 15338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board rejects closing down Theuerkauf

After a marathon discussion last week that drew an overflow crowd of parents, members of the Mountain View Whisman school...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Apr 2, 2015 at 10:14 am | 34 comments | 7712 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Immigration forum seeks to allay fears

As the nation continues to debate its immigration laws, a handful of Spanish-speaking Mountain View residents came to St....

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2007
Last comment by agoldgawl, on Jan 24, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 34 comments | 7916 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA Chops down 135 trees for BRT LANES!!!

While most people were busy with last minute tax preparations, the VTA was busy cutting down 135 trees in San Jose to make...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Think again, on Apr 22, 2014 at 12:46 am | 34 comments | 2377 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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Eat, Surf, Love
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The Cost of Service
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