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City budget: Higher utility fees, adding 20 new staffers

Mountain View officials are set to begin a hiring spree and citywide improvements as part of their annual budget preparation....

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by pensiontsunami.com, on May 19, 2016 at 12:15 am | 20 comments | 2056 Views

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City faces tough trade-offs for Castro crossing's future

In a packed community meeting on Tuesday, May 10, a team of consultants laid out how the city could undertake a dramatic...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on May 18, 2016 at 3:08 pm | 31 comments | 3118 Views

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Bike to Work Day offers free bike sharing

Bay Area commuters without a bike can participate in this year's Bike to Work Day for free through an offer by Bay Area Bike...

Original post made on May. 1, 2016
Last comment by Doing my part, on May 18, 2016 at 11:21 am | 21 comments | 1819 Views

BOOKS

A cure for long pharmacy waits

There's no shortage of start-ups offering quick, same-day delivery for groceries and other goods, so it's no surprise that...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 203 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Vicki Veenker for Assembly

While the eight California Assembly District 24 candidates would each bring unique qualities and experience to the job, we...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by More than news, on May 17, 2016 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 1526 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area cities could loosen drought restrictions

Water restrictions across California may soon be lifted, after Gov. Jerry Brown and state regulators announced new plans...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by Some Dude, on May 17, 2016 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 1477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff principal to tackle student achievement gap

Armed with ambitious new plans to close the achievement gap, the Mountain View Whisman School District chose Huff Principal...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1662 Views

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Council gives $22M to affordable housing project

Mountain View City Council members unanimously agreed to pitch in $22 million toward a high-density affordable housing project...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Petitcoat Junction, on May 16, 2016 at 10:10 pm | 13 comments | 3350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two-alarm fire damages Sylvan Park home

One person was sent to the hospital after a two-alarm fire burned through the garage of a home in the Sylvan Park neighborhood...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by Livesinneighborhood, on May 16, 2016 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 2377 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Developer fined for tearing down heritage trees

Just months away from completion, a new El Camino Real apartment project has already created bad blood with its neighbors...

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 16, 2016 at 4:45 pm | 26 comments | 3505 Views

ELECTIONS

Mountain View council endorses Bay restoration tax

The Mountain View City Council voted last week to endorse Measure AA, a proposed parcel tax designed to clean up the San...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on May 16, 2016 at 9:55 am | 16 comments | 1986 Views

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REAL ESTATE MATTERS

Real estate contracts: secrets you should know Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/04/22/real-estate-matters...

Original post made on May. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 249 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest prowling suspect

Police arrested a 29-year-old transient man Thursday night after he was allegedly found prowling on San Luis Avenue with...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Ron, on May 13, 2016 at 3:46 pm | 3 comments | 1298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pay raises ahead for high school teachers

For years, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District has been home to some of the most well-compensated teachers in...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 13, 2016 at 7:25 am | 17 comments | 2774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assembly hopefuls square off in candidates' forum

Eight candidates looking to replace outgoing state Assemblyman Rich Gordon will discuss their political positions on Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 7 comments | 1882 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County to assess health of Asian residents

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved Tuesday, May 10, a new health assessment of the county's Asian residents...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by vkmo, on May 12, 2016 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 1009 Views

ELECTIONS

Strong fundraising boosts Marc Berman, Vicki Veenker in state Assembly race

Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman raised $104,481 in the latest reporting period for his bid to succeed Rich Gordon in the...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by SRB, on May 12, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 5 comments | 1577 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County officials eye housing tax measure

In an ongoing effort to shore up affordable housing throughout the South Bay, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by @wake up people, on May 11, 2016 at 7:08 pm | 25 comments | 2537 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police seek Los Altos burglary suspect

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect caught on camera burglarizing a Los Altos home partially under...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1593 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Housing crisis forces CSA to shift gears

For decades, the Community Services Agency of Mountain View and Los Altos has served as the safety net for residents in need....

Original post made on May. 10, 2016
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 11, 2016 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 2470 Views
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