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OTHER ISSUES

Court employees continue strike Thursday over demands for pay raises

A strike by a union representing more than 300 Santa Clara County Superior Court employees demanding pay raises they say...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2016
Last comment by True, on Aug 9, 2016 at 8:38 am | 4 comments | 1338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District wants charter school data if parcel tax to be shared

The Los Altos School District changed direction this month when board members agreed to share parcel tax revenue with Bullis...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Nothing to hide Bullis?, on Aug 8, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 18 comments | 2543 Views

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 | 269 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 | 471 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. 146 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 | 3822 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 | 1542 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 | 7018 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 | 4161 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 | 5527 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. 1268 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. 95 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 | 1128 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 | 1116 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 | 2 comments | 1272 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 | 419 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 | 3231 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 | 1828 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 | 5 comments | 240 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 | 1883 Views
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