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OTHER ISSUES

Landlord's plans spur fears of displaced residents

The specter of being priced out of Mountain View is hanging over more than three dozen households near the Rex Manor neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by anonymous_resident, 12 minutes ago | 31 comments | 6988 Views

ELECTIONS

Flipping a U-turn, MV leaders endorse dedicated bus lanes

Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by History Buff, 21 minutes ago | 194 comments | 5772 Views

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Hate the ECR Decision? Please sign the online petition

https://www.change.org/p/mountain-view-city-council-keep-el-camino-real-in-mountain-view If you are like most here who...

Original post made by Make them listen on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Big Whoop!, 48 minutes ago | 23 comments | 380 Views

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Special edition: Spring Real Estate

From concerns over unoccupied "ghost homes" to a look at what's new on the market, our Spring Real Estate edition has the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, 2 hours ago | 4 comments | 906 Views

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Double-digit water rate increases on the way

California's statewide drought is expected to hit the pocketbooks of Mountain View residents in the coming months, in part...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by True, 9 hours ago | 14 comments | 3070 Views

OTHER ISSUES

An 1899 Plan to Build A Bike Highway in Los Angeles (And Why It Failed)

A great story about an ambitious turn of the century project ultimately foiled by issues that still remain in place today. http://gizmodo.com/an-1899-plan-to-build-a-bike-highway...

Original post made by True on Apr. 27, 2015
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kevin Skelly named San Mateo Union's superintendent

Interim Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly is taking the top post in the San Mateo Union High...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Interested Observer , 9 hours ago | 6 comments | 1103 Views

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RECALL Rosenberg/Showalter! Take action Here

For those wanting action, I'm re-posting the below into it's own thread. Thank you Mr. Wesley! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- As...

Original post made by Thanks Gary on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by It's On, 11 hours ago | 2 comments | 106 Views

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Spike in thefts hits MV on 'pot' holiday

Drug offenses remain more or less a non-issue for Mountain View on the April 20 unofficial holiday celebrating marijuana,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by MV resident, 13 hours ago | 4 comments | 1081 Views

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Pedestrian in fatal bike crash in Palo Alto identified

A woman who was struck and killed by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 26, 2015 at 10:24 pm | 2 comments | 1828 Views

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Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by AC, on Apr 26, 2015 at 7:15 pm | 27 comments | 7387 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View man found dead in house fire

A Mountain View man was found dead inside his Lola Lane home early Thursday morning after a fire severely damaged and burned...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by vkmo, on Apr 26, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 2444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Healdsburg superintendent tapped to lead MVLA

After four months of searching, board members at the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District announced Tuesday they...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Stephanie Mae, on Apr 26, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 5 comments | 1938 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Homeless woes in affluent Mountain View

Early Monday morning, Tom staked out a spot behind a 7-Eleven in Mountain View, keeping a close eye on three bags stuffed...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by BitterAngry Resident , on Apr 25, 2015 at 12:32 am | 20 comments | 3659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public asked to help choose new name for Castro Elementary

The Castro Site Planning Council is asking the public for its input on naming the two new Castro schools, following a decision...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Remember history, on Apr 25, 2015 at 12:30 am | 6 comments | 1211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Briefs

<B>Public can help choose new name for Castro Elementary Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2015/04/24/community-briefs...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Apr 24, 2015 at 7:41 pm | 1 comment | 278 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City sets goals to boost housing supply

With the price of housing rentals rising through the stratosphere, Mountain View city leaders last week endorsed facilitating...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 24, 2015 at 12:57 pm | 6 comments | 1378 Views

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Mountain View man gets year in jail for beating ex-girlfriend

A Stanford University doctoral student was sentenced to a year in jail Tuesday for beating an ex-girlfriend so severely she...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Jailbird, on Apr 24, 2015 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 1481 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Going beyond the 'hour' of code

Teaching computer science and coding to young kids is a fresh and relatively unexplored frontier in public education that's...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 24, 2015 at 2:22 am | 4 comments | 2272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to spend millions on achievement gap

Board members for the Mountain View Whisman School District vowed to get serious about addressing the achievement gap last...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Genes matter, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:40 pm | 28 comments | 2152 Views
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