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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 ex-Hooli person, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 460 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 The Truth, 6 hours ago | 20 comments | 496 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, 7 hours ago | 7 comments | 1225 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County Supes ban sugary drinks in fast-food kids meals

Sugar-sweetened beverages will no longer be included in kids' meals at Santa Clara County restaurants following an ordinance...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by dc, 8 hours ago | 5 comments | 770 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 Youngvoter, 12 hours ago | 25 comments | 1073 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, 12 hours ago | 1 comment | 472 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Minimal parking for North Bayshore

Making some hefty assumptions about a carless city of tomorrow, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday laid down an optimistic...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by NotFarEnough, 13 hours ago | 29 comments | 2031 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 Stephanie, 13 hours ago | 19 comments | 1661 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, 13 hours ago | 3 comments | 156 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, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 5623 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 | 656 Views

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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 | 1797 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 | 2309 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 | 1892 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 | 3850 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos police seek indecent exposure suspect

Police are looking for a man who allegedly exposed himself Friday to a person riding a bike in Los Altos a few blocks from...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
Last comment by City Hall, on Apr 27, 2017 at 11:56 am | 5 comments | 1424 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 | 874 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 | 1192 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 | 967 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 Steven Nelson, on Apr 26, 2017 at 9:00 am | 19 comments | 1428 Views
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Best Of Mountain View ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Mountain View" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Mountain View Voice.

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