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VTA looking for feedback from commuters on Highway 280 corridor

Frequent commuters on Interstate Highway 280 from Palo Alto to San Jose can provide feedback on how to improve conditions...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Sep 22, 2016 at 8:26 pm | 4 comments | 920 Views

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Smash-and-grab burglary caught on video

Mountain View police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in a smash-and-grab burglary outside...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Remarkably Easy, on Sep 22, 2016 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 5120 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrans debris blamed in MV man's death on Hwy 101

An 82-year-old Mountain View man who died while driving his car on U.S. Highway 101 in Menlo Park on Friday was likely struck...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Al Wright, on Sep 21, 2016 at 11:27 pm | 6 comments | 4538 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 Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Vote, on Sep 21, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 4 comments | 605 Views

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City survey seeks opinions on vehicle-dwellers

Crisanto Avenue near Rengstorff Park has been overwhelmed with people living in RVs and other vehicles, as have other parts...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Polomom, on Sep 21, 2016 at 5:35 pm | 32 comments | 5634 Views

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Bay Area home prices up slightly in August compared to last year

The median cost for a Bay Area home rose slightly in August compared to the same period last year partly due to low interest...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on Sep 21, 2016 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1556 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bold action needed to address traffic woes

Like many other citizens in the Bay Area, I find myself increasingly concerned with the pressing regional problem of traffic...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by TIRED and True, on Sep 21, 2016 at 8:51 am | 6 comments | 724 Views

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Guest opinion: Measure V: fair to landlords, a necessity for renters

The effort to bring rent control (Measure V) to Mountain View has been a source of hope and inspiration for many of the hardest-working...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Sep 21, 2016 at 8:09 am | 12 comments | 1509 Views

RESTAURANTS

Dive bar taqueria

The advantage of the setup of Taqueria Azteca, located inside California Avenue dive bar Antonio's Nut House, is that you...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by Poke Lover, on Sep 21, 2016 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 1551 Views

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City putting $6.3M toward 62 new affordable housing units

Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to set aside over $6.3 million to expand the Shorebreeze Apartment...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by JM, on Sep 20, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 15 comments | 5073 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto's Keeble & Shuchat Photography to close in October

Facing a changing industry and declining profits, one of the Bay Area's last major brick-and-mortar camera stores, Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 20, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 14 comments | 5503 Views

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Overturned big-rig accident sends one to hospital

A big-rig that overturned on Interstate Highway 280 near Los Altos Hills Monday afternoon sent one person to a hospital,...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Probably74, on Sep 20, 2016 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1901 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Supervisors OK five-year homeless shelter plan

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved on Tuesday a five-year program that will provide 360 more homeless shelter...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Shelter Supporter, on Sep 20, 2016 at 8:06 am | 7 comments | 1788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More MV students enrolled in higher math

School districts across the state are minimizing the role of parent advocacy in determining what classes students get placed...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 20, 2016 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 1978 Views

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High schools face looming classroom shortage

Last week, officials with the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District considered just about every place they could plop...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 19, 2016 at 11:10 am | 13 comments | 3090 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor

'Smart machines' and humanity's future Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/09/16/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Sep 19, 2016 at 11:03 am | 6 comments | 562 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caregivers protest low wages at MV rehab clinic

Caregivers began picketing a Mountain View rehab clinic on Thursday morning over complaints they were receiving meager pay...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 18, 2016 at 9:27 pm | 12 comments | 2738 Views

ELECTIONS

Former landlord says renters need protection

Several opinion pieces and letters in the recent past have focused on the travails of landlords with an emphasis on the horrors...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Scarlet, on Sep 18, 2016 at 4:01 pm | 2 comments | 531 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Our housing crisis calls for regional cooperation

The housing crisis in our communities is both an economic challenge and a threat to sustainability. It is defined by the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Sep 17, 2016 at 1:30 pm | 20 comments | 3212 Views

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City Council holds back on mobile home rules

Mobile home park residents concerned about rising rents and dwindling home values are going to have to wait until after the...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by @george drysdale, on Sep 17, 2016 at 11:17 am | 11 comments | 2818 Views
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