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Google, LinkedIn announce massive land swap

Google and LinkedIn officials on Tuesday announced a surprise deal for a massive property swap that would trade real estate...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Newsflash, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:25 pm | 46 comments | 21295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member out after one term

Calling the Mountain View Whisman school board "dysfunctional" and badly in need of new members, board member Bill Lambert...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Ralph, on Jul 23, 2016 at 7:43 am | 15 comments | 3760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD continues to pursue new school site

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to continue real estate negotiations for a new school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Current Update, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:03 am | 15 comments | 1788 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 Angel S. , on Jul 22, 2016 at 6:20 pm | 22 comments | 3442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drumming up excitement

Elise Fujimoto leads a percussive performance of taiko drumming at the Obon Festival and Bazaar hosted by the Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 21, 2016 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

A not-so-seamless summer for hungry kids

Theuerkauf Elementary has been a busy, bustling hub for kids and families in Mountain View over the last month. The school...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Jackie, on Jul 21, 2016 at 8:13 am | 9 comments | 3627 Views

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City Council backs plan to close Castro Street

In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council on Wednesday night, in a 5-2...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 21, 2016 at 12:02 am | 105 comments | 10066 Views

AROUND TOWN

What to expect when Google Fiber comes to town

Google Fiber has been hailed by many observers as a much-needed shake-up for the local telecommunications market. But to...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Jul 20, 2016 at 10:11 am | 11 comments | 4542 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested following Mountain View burglary

Mountain View police arrested a 59-year-old suspect Wednesday morning after he allegedly burglarized an occupied home in...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by SteveD, on Jul 20, 2016 at 2:23 am | 4 comments | 3969 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto man reported missing

A 30-year-old Palo Alto man has been missing for almost a week, Palo Alto police said Sunday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Christine, on Jul 19, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 3 comments | 2096 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control initiative qualifies for fall ballot

The Mountain View Tenants Coalition announced Thursday evening that its rent control initiative has qualified to appear on...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 18, 2016 at 9:14 pm | 13 comments | 2362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second straight Spare the Air alert issued

A second straight Spare the Air alert has been issued for Thursday in the Bay Area, air quality officials said. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Jul 18, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 5 comments | 1108 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor

<B>Sounding the call for more candidates Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/07/15/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 18, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 5 comments | 349 Views

ELECTIONS

Council backs competing rent-control measure

A thin majority of the Mountain View City Council on Thursday night backed plans for an alternate rent-control ordinance...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Alan L., on Jul 17, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 29 comments | 3308 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Kevin Andrews, on Jul 16, 2016 at 11:12 pm | 198 comments | 60209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested on drug, weapon, child endangerment charges

Mountain View police arrested a man on drug and other charges Monday after officers found narcotics and two teenagers under...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by timo, on Jul 16, 2016 at 9:52 pm | 3 comments | 1994 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial: Don't muddy the waters on November ballot

The Mountain View City Council made serious mistakes, in our view, when it approved an anemic set of rules that the majority...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by @So what happened?, on Jul 16, 2016 at 8:36 pm | 7 comments | 371 Views

SPORTS

Google Fiber gets a green light

Over the next three years, Google will gradually bring online its ultra-high speed internet service throughout its hometown,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2016
Last comment by mike, on Jul 16, 2016 at 8:40 am | 20 comments | 20751 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves big superintendent pay raise

In a 3-2 vote last week, Mountain View Whisman School District trustees agreed to increase Superintendent Ayinde Rudolph's...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by CuestaParkResident, on Jul 15, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 3320 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CDC releases preliminary findings from youth-suicide study

Preliminary findings from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's epidemiological investigation into youth suicide...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jul 15, 2016 at 11:40 am | 2 comments | 1546 Views
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