The uncertainty brought on by the coronavirus pandemic has left many people feeling afraid, anxious and helpless. If you're feeling overwhelmed or want to help, here's what you can do.March 22, 2020 | 1 comment
In the weeks leading up to Super Tuesday on March 3, the Voice has published endorsements on several local measures and the state Senate District 13 race. Here is a list of our editorial board's recommendations.March 2, 2020 | 2 comments
Supporting Mountain View Whisman schools is essential as city grows
February 27, 2020 |
We believe Measure T is a worthwhile and necessary investment to improve school facilities, expand to handle short-term growth, pay off debt from past projects, and provide affordable housing for district teachers and staff.
Investment in Foothill and De Anza colleges is essential to maintaining affordable educational opportunities
February 21, 2020 |
The high cost of living, income inequality and the high cost of a university education have created huge obstacles for young people. A vibrant community college system is essential, and voters should ensure it continues to thrive.
With an outstanding field of candidates, whoever wins will be able to capably fill Jerry Hill's shoes
February 15, 2020 |
With the impressive group of candidates for California's 13th Senate district, we give the nod to Michael Brownrigg, who has shown himself to be a strong, effective and collaborative leader.
As the adage goes, trust has to be earned. So voters must ask themselves, on the prickly subject of rent control, has the City Council done enough to earn their trust? In our opinion, the answer is no.February 14, 2020 | 12 comments
As the need for housing and services persists and grows, it's vital that community members support local nonprofits working to help those in need. To that effect, we ask that you consider donating to the Voice's Holiday Fund this year.December 11, 2019 | No comments yet
The recent action -- and inaction -- by the Mountain View City Council regarding vehicle dwellers is disheartening and somewhat baffling.October 12, 2019 | 17 comments
NTSB report shows Caltrans needs to address roadway safety concerns
September 18, 2019 |
With more cars clogging already jammed roadways and more companies testing self-driving technology, it's essential that Caltrans swiftly adopt the changes necessary to identify and fix safety deficiencies in a timely manner.
We urge those on Capitol Hill to pass a federal ban on assault weapons and existing legislation to close background check loopholes.August 21, 2019 | 11 comments
We need to continue to speak out against mistreatment of immigrants
July 19, 2019 |
No matter your views on immigration, we should all be horrified by the mistreatment of immigrants perpetrated by ICE and the Border Patrol, and at the unabashedly racist rhetoric from our commander-in-chief.
It's abundantly clear there's a housing crisis in Mountain View and the Bay Area at large. What isn't clear is what the Mountain View City Council plans to do about it.May 20, 2019 | 12 comments
State legislation would permit community-college students to sleep in cars on campus
April 12, 2019 |
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The Student Senate for California Community Colleges has now enlisted Palo Alto Assemblyman Marc Berman to carry a bill, AB 302, that would require each community college to allow registered students to park and sleep in their cars in one or more designated campus parking lots.
Holiday Fund raises $72K for local nonprofits
January 29, 2019 |
The numbers are in: The Voice's 2018 Holiday Fund campaign raised $72,000 from 147 donors.
Here in Mountain View, nearly 1,200 federal employees at NASA Ames Research Center are without work and pay while the longest federal government shutdown in United States history drags on without a clear end in sight.January 22, 2019 | 9 comments
'A devastating impact:' The coronavirus claims Clarke's Charcoal Broiler, Mountain View's oldest operating restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 24 comments | 8,329 views
The first few seconds after awakening; before I remember the virus
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 3,352 views
Think about helping others in our coronavirus-affected area
By Diana Diamond | 7 comments | 2,556 views
Coronavirus Food Safety Update + New! Insider Tips
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,019 views
The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.