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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Season's first Spare the Air alert on Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued the first Spare the Air Alert of the summer season for Wednesday...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by parent, on May 2, 2017 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 787 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City forfeits $1 million in Airbnb taxes

Airbnb and other short-term rental companies have become a fixture of Mountain View. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2017/04/14/city-forfeits-1-mil...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2017
Last comment by mvresident2003, on May 2, 2017 at 11:32 am | 24 comments | 763 Views

ELECTIONS

Governor signs $52.4 billion gas tax into law

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday signed into law a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee intended to pay for fixing...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2017
Last comment by I know people at hooli, on May 1, 2017 at 9:26 pm | 6 comments | 1551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baby-abduction suspect turns himself in

A father who allegedly abducted his 4-month-old daughter from a Mountain View hotel last month turned himself in to police...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by george, on May 1, 2017 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 1271 Views

ELECTIONS

Companies, PTAs fuel Measure B campaign

Construction, engineering and architecture firms remained the top donors for the Mountain View Whisman School District’s...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by Ben, on May 1, 2017 at 8:10 pm | 20 comments | 1740 Views

ELECTIONS

Tax measure would hold the line for school funding

Starting this week, Mountain View Whisman School District residents will get to decide whether to continue boosting local...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Ben, on May 1, 2017 at 8:04 pm | 27 comments | 1346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More help for struggling students

For some students in Mountain View's high schools, just getting out of bed and going to class seems like an insurmountable...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by Taxpayer, on May 1, 2017 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 2953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Far fewer girls enrolled in advanced math

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are taking a closer look at what could be causing fewer girls to sign up...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 1, 2017 at 8:37 am | 20 comments | 2478 Views

AROUND TOWN

RBA's farewell show anything but blue

Ed Cirimele played at the pre-show jam session before the final concert on held by the Redwood Bluegrass Association on April...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by LovedRBA, on Apr 30, 2017 at 3:25 pm | 7 comments | 1672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Liquor store altercation leads to arrest

Police arrested a transient man over the weekend after he allegedly tried to leave a liquor store without paying and punched...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2017
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 30, 2017 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1367 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor

<B>Seven reasons to support Measure B Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2017/04/28/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Postmark ballot by May 2, on Apr 30, 2017 at 9:22 am | 3 comments | 296 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Los Altos pair ID'd as freeway crash victims

Two people who died in a crash on Interstate Highway 280 in Menlo Park on Wednesday afternoon have been identified by the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Violet, on Apr 30, 2017 at 12:56 am | 4 comments | 5886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Decision time for city's future goals

On a mission to choose the city's big goals for the next two years, the Mountain City Council last week took a messy priority...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Transportation, on Apr 28, 2017 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 1285 Views

ELECTIONS

Concern rises over restrictions for grade separations

As the Valley Transportation Authority prepares to dole out the first portion of the $6 billion Measure B funds, Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Wright, on Apr 28, 2017 at 11:06 am | 5 comments | 2123 Views

ELECTIONS

Council balks at bulky Avalon Bay project

In a study session at the April 18 meeting, the City Council reviewed plans to squeeze nearly 350 new apartments into a site...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Scooter, on Apr 28, 2017 at 9:02 am | 17 comments | 2700 Views

ELECTIONS

Hard choices await City Council in goal-setting session

In one of their most consequential meetings of 2017, elected leaders next week will lay out their grand strategy for Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 28, 2017 at 8:37 am | 10 comments | 2134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested after scuffle with security robot

A Mountain View resident was arrested last week after he had allegedly knocked over a 300-pound security robot stationed...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by Marc Roddin, on Apr 27, 2017 at 4:53 pm | 10 comments | 4538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two nonprofits assisting students from lower-income families announce merger

Peninsula Bridge, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, announced April 26 that the organization will merge with Building Futures...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by former non-profit director, on Apr 27, 2017 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1210 Views

ELECTIONS

Judge issues preliminary injunction blocking sanctuary executive order

A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction in a pair of lawsuits filed by the city of San Francisco and Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Otto_Maddox, on Apr 26, 2017 at 4:40 pm | 6 comments | 1545 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SF, Peninsula officials urge feds to OK Caltrain funds

San Francisco and Peninsula elected officials on Monday called on the Trump administration to approve federal funding for...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Apr 26, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 1245 Views
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