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The only good lawn is a dead lawn?
The Santa Clara Valley Water District is rolling out a new campaign to tackle California's drought, called "Brown is the... Last comment 56 minutes ago | 54 comments

Charter school-district accord a welcome step
There was good news earlier this month from the Los Altos School District about the possible signing of a five-year agreement... Last comment 13 hours ago | 34 comments

LASD bond measure on the horizon
Faced with growing enrollment, packed campuses and difficult shared-space agreements with Bullis Charter School, the Los... Last comment 1 minutes ago | 80 comments

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"Local Soccer Team Wins Tourney"
The Under 12 Boy Hammers from American Youth Soccer Organization region 45 representing Mountain View and North Los Altos won the prestigious Davis World Cup soccer tournament over Memorial Day Weekend outscoring their 7 opponents by a combined score of 30-3. Way to go champs! Submitted by Brian Eugeni on Jun 2, 2014

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Drought matters to water district incumbent
Brian Schmidt is aiming for a second term on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board. Emphasizing the importance of water conservation going into the third year of the drought, Schmidt said he wants to keep up the pace on the district board if he is re-elected in November. Friday, 3:54 PM

Three seek hospital seats
Three people are now vying for the two open seats on the El Camino Healthcare District board this November, kicking the election into high gear with a contested race. Friday, 1:43 PM | 1 comments

Council race: Jobs-housing balance is key for council candidate Greg Unangst
Mountain View resident Greg Unangst is aiming to spend a good bit of his retirement as a Mountain View City Council member after becoming involved in the city's Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee and the Campaign for a Balanced Mountain View. Friday, 11:33 AM | 2 comments

Council race: Mercedes Salem says she'll represent renters
Concern for Mountain View's middle class families struggling to pay increasing rents has inspired Mountain View resident and family law attorney Mercedes Salem to run for City Council. Friday, 11:32 AM | 4 comments

Council race: Ellen Kamei has 'deep roots' in city
Environmental planning commissioner and third-generation Mountain View resident Ellen Kamei has kicked off her campaign for City Council, joining a field of nine other declared candidates for three open seats. Friday, 11:31 AM | 3 comments

Update: Two people require surgery after car crashes into restaurant
Two people who were injured, one critically, required surgery after a silver Nissan crashed into a downtown Palo Alto cafe on Thursday. The accident, which injured six people including the driver, prompted police to shut down a section of University Avenue to traffic. Friday, 10:39 AM

High temperatures trigger Spare the Air alert for Friday
A Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday because of unhealthy pollution levels expected in the Bay Area, air quality officials said today.
Thursday, 4:29 PM

Last stop for Evelyn light rail station?
On Aug. 7, Valley Transportation Authority board members will vote on whether to close Mountain View's Evelyn Avenue light rail station -- said to be the second least-popular station in the entire light rail system. Thursday, 1:54 PM | 12 comments

District, charter school votes to OK agreement
After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., both the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School boards voted unanimously at a July 28 special meeting to approve the five-year agreement between the school district and the charter school. Thursday, 10:24 AM | 18 comments

A summer boost for kids
Fighting off the summer brain drain can be tough for families that can't afford expensive summer camps, but two parents from Bullis Charter School are looking to turn that around with a free summer camp for at-risk elementary school kids in the community. Thursday, 9:43 AM | 15 comments

Water district's drought campaign takes off
The Santa Clara Valley Water District is rolling out a new campaign to tackle California's drought, called "Brown is the New Green." Wednesday, 9:49 AM | 54 comments

El Camino takes on postpartum depression
Pregnancy and childbirth can an exciting time for expecting parents, but it can also be a time of depression and anxiety. Wednesday, 9:01 AM

It's the Best of Mountain View winners
What does it take to outshine the competition? Mountain View Voice readers know what it takes, and they've made it clear: these are the top restaurants, retailers and professionals in town. If you're looking for Mountain View's best of the best, from pizza to pet care, chiropractors to Chinese cuisine, boutiques to barcecue, they're all here.
Saturday, 10:34 PM

Simitian aims to put county services within reach

LinkedIn offers job-search help for the homeless

One injured in carport fire

Deadly triple shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday

LASD bond measure on the horizon

El Camino pulls the plug on dialysis

Rescued egrets fly free at Google campus colony


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