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OTHER ISSUES

Mayor won't join anti-gun violence coalition

Mountain View Mayor John Inks has declined a request to join a coalition of over 1,000 mayors across the country that want...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Sep 16, 2013 at 1:47 am | 10 comments | 4967 Views

RESTAURANTS

Smoking ban takes effect Tuesday

A new ban on smoking near publicly accessible buildings and outdoor dining areas goes into effect Tuesday, May 15, which...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tiffany moving from SoCal 9/2012, on Sep 3, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 19 comments | 4966 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City buys land for park on Wyandotte Street

The city is moving quickly to purchase the vacant Robalee Kennel at 2254 Wyandotte Street in order to build a mini park....

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by JustSayNo, on Dec 21, 2014 at 2:15 pm | 8 comments | 4965 Views

AROUND TOWN

The storied career of Sally Lieber

It's arguable that Mountain View has never given rise to a more improbable political success story than that of Sally Lieber,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jojhn Coyle, on Jul 7, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 15 comments | 4965 Views

ELECTIONS

City on the spot to discuss rental crisis

With no easy answers on the table, the Mountain View City Council will discuss on Monday how to respond to a hot rental market...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by find better solutions, on Oct 19, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 16 comments | 4965 Views

AROUND TOWN

VA to open newest development at ceremony today

Officials at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System will officially open its newest development, the Mental Health...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Izzy, on Aug 22, 2013 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 4964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents upset over growing class sizes

Growing enrollment ratcheted up class sizes at Mountain View schools this year, and parents at Huff Elementary say it's high...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Grade 4 parent, on May 22, 2015 at 12:46 pm | 8 comments | 4963 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by William, on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:54 am | 28 comments | 4963 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Telecommuting Ban

What's your take on the Yahoo! ban on working from home? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=6715&e=y...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by DC, on Mar 14, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 8 comments | 4963 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cozy, classic, French

Not that long ago (OK, in light years) the culinary landscape was dotted with French restaurants. Most Americans didn't know...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 15, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 4962 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Huff kids grow their own Great Pumpkin

A giant pumpkin named Frank, carefully nurtured since spring by Huff Elementary School students, tipped the scales during...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2007
Last comment by Huff student, on Oct 21, 2007 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 4960 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Weekend storm boosts Bay Area rainfall totals to normal

Seasonal rain totals in the Bay Area are back to normal after the weekend rain and windstorm, National Weather Service officials...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by DC, on Feb 13, 2015 at 8:52 am | 8 comments | 4959 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Year in review: City grapples with affluence and affordability

In many ways, Mountain View's situation would seem the envy of pretty much anywhere else: a standard of living among the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by @Phil, on Jan 3, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 13 comments | 4959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Feb 27, 2014 at 8:53 am | 15 comments | 4958 Views

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City wins in long-fought lawsuits

Attorneys for Mountain View announced in recent days that they successfully defended the city against two lawsuits from landlords...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Well that is , on Jun 2, 2015 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 4957 Views

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Class of 2015 celebrates graduation

The newly graduated class of 2015 celebrated at graduation ceremonies in Los Altos and Mountain View on Friday. Voice photographers...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Mtn View Mom, on Jun 8, 2015 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 4957 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supporters of Measure G greatly outspending opponents

Supporters of Measure G have raised far more than opponents of the $198 million school bond set to go to a vote in the June...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 11, 2012 at 10:09 am | 49 comments | 4954 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Proposed El Camino bus lanes won't work

I oppose the recent vote of the City Council to endorse the plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real (ECR) and am calling...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by action now, on Jun 26, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 100 comments | 4953 Views

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Police and fire stories that topped the news in 2014

Headlines shocked Mountain View residents this year after 18 teens were arrested in connection with a fire that rendered...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Another double dipper, on Jan 6, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 4953 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4952 Views
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