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ELECTIONS

Candidates challenged on 'rent stabilization'

All nine candidates for Mountain View City Council were put on the spot last week during a candidate forum held by church...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 31 comments | 4579 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fitness center to replace Grant Road businesses

City Council members struggled to keep a bagel shop in business as a shopping center owner proposed to replace it and several...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:06 pm | 57 comments | 8171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council candidates' take on $15 minimum wage

It may fall on three new City Council members to carry on the current council's goal of working towards a $15 an hour minimum...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Not Lazy!, on Oct 30, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 9 comments | 1805 Views

ELECTIONS

Voice endorsements: City Council

With three termed-out members making way for three newcomers on the Mountain View City Council, nine residents are vying...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Better Idea, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:24 am | 22 comments | 1235 Views

SPORTS

Burrowing owls found dead at Shoreline Golf course

City officials revealed this week that a pair of the city's rare burrowing owls were found dead in their burrow on the Shoreline...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Horton, on Oct 30, 2014 at 6:58 am | 58 comments | 11164 Views

ELECTIONS

Voice endorsement: Schmidt for Santa Clara Valley Water Board

The Voice endorses incumbent Brian Schmidt over challenger Gary Kremen for a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by HydroCurious, on Oct 29, 2014 at 11:12 pm | 11 comments | 2044 Views

ELECTIONS

MV Voters for Housing Diversity website uses deceptive language

When I visited the website for the MV Voters for Housing Diversity website, I found the following written on the main page: ______________________________ Why...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 29, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rain likely on Halloween, forecasters say

Bay Area trick-or-treaters and Halloween revelers may need to add an umbrella to their costumes this Friday as forecasters...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Oct 29, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1957 Views

AROUND TOWN

State launches Halloween crackdown on under-age drinking

California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is ramping up its statewide efforts to reduce the number of minors...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1143 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CSA seeks to crowd-fund survival kits for the homeless

Mountain View's Community Services Agency is raising funds to buy supplies for the city's homeless who are facing the first...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Evelyn Horng, on Oct 28, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 6 comments | 2642 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New direction proposed for Palo Alto's shuttle program

Palo Alto's tiny fleet of city-run shuttle buses may soon see a dramatic expansion, including a doubling of buses on the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Oct 28, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 1165 Views

AROUND TOWN

County fires child services director

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has terminated the county's director of child support services following claims...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by The People vs JV, on Oct 28, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 4 comments | 1749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers agree to district's salary offer

The Mountain View Whisman School District is one step away from approving a salary increase of 7 percent for its teaching...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Pay Range?, on Oct 28, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 7 comments | 2145 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino readies for Ebola

Local hospitals are ramping up efforts to prepare for an Ebola case, and El Camino Hospital is no exception. Through safety...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1710 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Beer brings people together

A pristine Harley-Davidson motorcycle glimmers in the front window of Jane's Beer Store in Mountain View while rows of bottled...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by peter, on Oct 28, 2014 at 4:31 am | 3 comments | 2763 Views

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Council tweaks plan for 600 new homes in South Whisman

In a council election season where the need for more housing is a hot topic, council members were relatively quick to move...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Funny, on Oct 27, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 10 comments | 3589 Views

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Google-donated shuttle service gets green light

In January, a small fleet of white and blue electric shuttle buses will begin rolling down the streets of Mountain View on...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by dc, on Oct 27, 2014 at 7:23 pm | 21 comments | 4311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protect Your Home!

My wife and I moved to Mountain View 46 years ago. We were told that housing was expensive, and it was. We lived in a...

Original post made by Konrad M. Sosnw on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 27, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 6 comments | 267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrests in Walmart robbery

Police arrested two Palo Alto men on Tuesday, Oct. 21, after one of the suspects allegedly robbed a Walmart in Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Filippo, on Oct 27, 2014 at 3:32 pm | 5 comments | 1975 Views

ELECTIONS

First Candidate for 2014 City Council Election Steps Forward

I just finished reading the article about titled "Surprised by local housing costs? You shouldn't be". The article goes...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by McCoy, on Oct 27, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 904 Views
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