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OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain to buy new cars to ease commute crowding

Caltrain officials announced Thursday plans to purchase 16 surplus Metrolink rail cars that will be used to extend train...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Larry Morris, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 3 comments | 1787 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voters OK City Council pay raise

After council members complained that they are paid less than minimum wage, Mountain View voters gave their elected representatives...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 5 comments | 1279 Views

ELECTIONS

Coladonato leads over incumbent in school board race

As votes continue to be counted, an incumbent may lose his seat, according to the latest election results for the Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on Nov 11, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 5 comments | 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google backing Earth, Air & Space Collaboratory at Moffett

An ambitious plan for a museum and collaborative educational space at Moffett Field is taking shape, thanks to Google's lease...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Nov 11, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 2397 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrest in purse-snatching

A 24-year-old Palo Alto man was arrested on Halloween night after he allegedly grabbed a woman's purse and made off with...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Spank, on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:16 am | 5 comments | 1432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Architect leads the way in sustainable schools

In an effort to get away from dark, dreary classrooms and stuffy gymnasiums, the Los Altos School District modernized its...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Trish, on Nov 11, 2014 at 3:36 am | 5 comments | 2538 Views

ELECTIONS

Very disappointing MV voters

Considering the size of the population and looking at the number of votes for the city council, hardly any of you voted....

Original post made by Jes\' Sayin\' on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by MV voter, on Nov 10, 2014 at 11:02 pm | 2 comments | 203 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure N vote too close to call

Early election results show Measure N is just 1 percent shy of the 55 percent of the vote needed to pass the $150 million...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by JimB, on Nov 10, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 35 comments | 3179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Civility Roundtable takes on housing crisis

With a goal of having a difficult but civil discussion on housing affordability, Mountain View's fifth Civility Roundtable...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Nov 10, 2014 at 2:13 pm | 22 comments | 3249 Views

ELECTIONS

Logan, Peruri win in LASD election

The Los Altos School district had a lot of potential for new faces and big changes this election, with three seats on the...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Nov 9, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 7 comments | 2569 Views

ELECTIONS

No news story on MVWESD or MVLA races

Last I checked the banner above said Mountain Virw Voice yet there is an update of the Los Altos SD race but nothing on...

Original post made by Dave Williams on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by LASD Victory For Students, on Nov 9, 2014 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 117 Views

ELECTIONS

Showalter, Rosenberg and Siegel lead in early council election results

As results rolled in for the most competitive and unpredictable City Council elections in years, residents and candidates...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Nov 8, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 52 comments | 8913 Views

AROUND TOWN

2.9 magnitude earthquake shakes Cupertino

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 shook a section of Cupertino early this morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by Ms. Muck Muckin, on Nov 8, 2014 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 1867 Views

ELECTIONS

Kremen wins Santa Clara Valley Water District seat

The founder of Match.com, Gary Kremen, has won a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board, with 51.62 percent...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2014
Last comment by SRB, on Nov 8, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thank you Mountain View H.S. Marching Band!!

Our family want to send our thanks and compliments to the Mountain View High School Marching Band. We live a few blocks...

Original post made by BandFans on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Maestro Kneebone, on Nov 7, 2014 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 296 Views

ELECTIONS

Keep Outside Money Out of Local Politics

I follow the city council race closely because I care about the city very much. It is very important for me to have someone...

Original post made by alarmed_citizen on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Looks like Outside money worked, on Nov 6, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 117 comments | 2828 Views

ELECTIONS

Thank You Everyone!

I would like to thank everyone who participated in this years election whether you voted for me or not, and whether you agreed...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Lilly, on Nov 6, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View home listings continue their downward trend

It's unlikely that you'll wake up 12 years from now and discover that there are no homes for sale in Mountain View -- that's...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by Mark J., on Nov 6, 2014 at 6:30 am | 6 comments | 8532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teen killed on tracks Tuesday

A 16-year-old Palo Alto male died on the train tracks early this morning, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn has confirmed. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Liz, on Nov 5, 2014 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1966 Views

ELECTIONS

Kremen wins Santa Clara Valley Water District seat

The founder of Match.com, Gary Kremen, has won a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board, with 51.62 percent...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Agriculture, on Nov 5, 2014 at 6:09 pm | 3 comments | 1947 Views
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