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Council embraces 447-unit East Whisman housing project
Mountain View City Council members rolled out the welcome mat for the first of many high-density housing projects expected... Last comment on Apr 21, 2018 at 9:44 am | 15 comments

Rent control adversaries spar at City Hall
Tuesday's City Council meeting turned into a heated standoff between groups feuding over a new effort to weaken the Mountain... Last comment 50 minutes ago | 60 comments

 
 
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"Williamsburg, VA Golf Course"
Photo shows from L to R Rod and Roxanne Norville, Mary Ann Norfleet and Stewart Trebbe. We are taking a break from our golf tournament to read about our friend, Iris Harrell, in the Mountain View Voice. Date. May 24, 2013. Submitted by Roxanne Norville & Mary Ann Norfleet on Jun 14, 2013

 
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Letters to the editor about Measure E, Judge Persky
This week, letters about the Measure E bond, rent control, Caltrain, the Judge Persky recall and a local association. Sunday, 12:41 PM | 2 comments

City projects to be studied under 'human rights lens'
Mountain View officials will begin looking at the human rights impacts of various city projects -- but there's still some confusion as to exactly what that means. Saturday, 6:04 PM | 3 comments

What happened in China?
A business trip last month that brought elected leaders from Mountain View and other cities to China has prompted questions about whether officials made unauthorized commitments to a foreign government. Saturday, 11:32 AM | 5 comments

Preparing for the worst
If an armed suspect walked onto a school campus in Mountain View prepared to open fire, would the city be ready? Friday, 5:52 PM | 5 comments

MVLA teachers condemn trustee comments about minority students
A board member for the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District suggested Monday night that encouraging more minority students to take Advanced Placement (AP) classes would reduce academic rigor and attract students who are not "serious" about doing well in school. Friday, 1:25 PM | 34 comments

Affordable housing project carries steep price
A new five-story affordable housing project that would replace a downtown Taco Bell received enthusiastic support from a City Council subcommittee on Thursday. Friday, 1:50 PM | 14 comments

MV foundation exec resigns after reports of misconduct
The Silicon Valley Community Foundation's second-in-command has resigned amid allegations she sexually harassed and abused co-workers, the nonprofit organization announced on Thursday afternoon. Friday, 7:19 AM | 9 comments

Council embraces 447-unit East Whisman housing project
Mountain View City Council members rolled out the welcome mat for the first of many high-density housing projects expected to transform the city's East Whisman tech park into a mixed-use neighborhood with thousands of new homes. Thursday, 1:54 PM | 15 comments

Missing 11-year-old girl found after two-day search
Police have located an 11-year-old girl who went missing in Mountain View earlier this week, ending a days-long search to find her. Friday, 1:53 PM | 2 comments

Inmates at county jails participate in hunger strike
The tradition of one hunger strike a year in Santa Clara County jails since 2016 continues, as the majority of inmates have not ordered food from the commissary since Sunday, according to a local advocacy group organizer. Thursday, 12:02 PM | 4 comments

Getting to the heart of Islam
For hundreds of residents, Monday night was a crash course in the world's second-most popular religion. Wednesday, 4:01 PM | 4 comments

Rent control adversaries spar at City Hall
Tuesday's City Council meeting turned into a heated standoff between groups feuding over a new effort to weaken Mountain View's rent control law. Wednesday, 12:39 PM | 60 comments

Housing senate bill fails in committee
A controversial state senate bill that aimed to increase housing near public transit throughout the state will not move forward this year after it failed to get out of committee Tuesday. Wednesday, 12:13 PM | 23 comments

St. Francis High School names new principal
A former St. Francis High School student and East Bay school administrator has been tapped to be the new principal at St. Francis, marking the latest in a leadership shuffle at the school. Wednesday, 10:37 AM

Supervisors set aside $6M for teacher housing in Palo Alto
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to set aside $6 million in an affordable-housing fund toward the potential construction of a below-market-rate complex in Palo Alto for teachers and school staff.
Tuesday, 3:56 PM | 10 comments

Suspect arrested after grabbing Taser from officer
A 36-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Monday after he tried to run from police and later managed to grab an officer's Taser during a tussle in a parking lot in the Willowgate neighborhood. Tuesday, 2:20 PM | 1 comments

Task force backs strict school boundaries
he Mountain View Whisman School District adopted new school attendance boundaries last year that promised to reduce overcrowding and bring neighborhood communities together, but how many kids will be uprooted in the process? Tuesday, 1:36 PM | 32 comments

Proponents rally behind Measure E bond

Caltrain to board bicyclists first in five-week pilot program

Two arrested in downtown armed kidnapping attempt

Iconic electronics shop WeirdStuff shuts down

 

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