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Better solution needed for public smoking

Last week the City Council missed an opportunity to find a way to allow smoking in certain well-protected areas of local...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 24, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2280 Views

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Friday, Feb. 24

[http://www.foothillmusicals.com/shookup/ ==B Theater:== 'All Shook Up'] Foothill Music Theatre opens its production of...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by EricaC, on Feb 24, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1681 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by William, on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:54 am | 28 comments | 3748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent Observation preschool could close

It was standing room-only last night at the local high school district's board meeting, as supporters of a local preschool...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 15 comments | 6330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen starts stuttering support group

Looking down at his lap and rocking slightly in the chair, Barrett Greaves struggles to get his lips and tongue to cooperate...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by Nick, on Feb 23, 2012 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments | 2475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Revolt by smokers fails to sway council

The Mountain View City Council passed a strict new smoking ban Tuesday, despite strong opposition from patrons and owners...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Really, on Feb 23, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 82 comments | 3423 Views

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Mora Drive businesses escape April eviction

Over a dozen small businesses on Mora Drive, facing an April deadline to leave their buildings as a 25-year-old agreement...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 23, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 1969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman eyes new school bond

Local elementary and middle school district officials are weighing whether to put a bond measure on the 2012 ballot, and...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Feb 23, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 6 comments | 7318 Views

AROUND TOWN

District may evict preschool, use space for high-risk teens

A proposal to evict a preschool program from its current home on the Mountain View High School campus and replace it with...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 23, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 32 comments | 5812 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The end of the drive-thru on El Camino?

Citing human health, climate change and neighbor concerns, the City council took aim at the uniquely American creation known...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by good neighbor, on Feb 22, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 21 comments | 8703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District may evict preschool, use space for high-risk teens

A proposal to evict preschool program from its current home on the Mountain View High School campus and replace it with a...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2012
Last comment by William S., on Feb 22, 2012 at 6:32 am | 4 comments | 2389 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV/auto crash sends woman to hospital

A woman in her 20s was taken to Stanford Hospital on Saturday night, Feb. 18, after her car collided with an SUV at San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by horse, on Feb 22, 2012 at 6:03 am | 3 comments | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Botched shoplifting turns to robbery at Walmart

Police have a warrant to arrest two women in connection with a robbery at Walmart. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5296...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by The Eye, on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 8 comments | 2049 Views

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Local teen starts adolescent stuttering support group

Looking down at his lap and rocking slightly in the chair, Barrett Greaves struggles to get his lips and tongue to cooperate...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Retread, on Feb 21, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 2661 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Four-track design back in high-speed rail plan

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Lori, on Feb 21, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 2003 Views

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Palo Alto hopes to lure industry to MV border

After seeing a surge of housing in several south Palo Alto neighborhoods over the past decades, city officials are now poised...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:48 am | 5 comments | 2306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women sentenced in $256,000 Palo Alto credit union fraud

Two women who stole more than $250,000 out of a Los Altos couple's Palo Alto credit union account were sentenced Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 19, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 8 comments | 2210 Views

OTHER ISSUES

White House may decide Hangar's fate

"The highest levels" of the federal government are now deciding whether to accept an offer from Google's founders to restore...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Mitch, on Feb 19, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 9 comments | 2333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: 'The Secret World of Arrietty'

Great things come in small packages. That's one of the lessons of "The Secret World of Arrietty," the entirely charming animated...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2012
Last comment by Doctor Killjoy, on Feb 19, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 1736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing groups get a break in restoring old homes

With a few changes to city codes, the City Council is encouraging historic preservation and potentially saving the 19 households...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on Feb 18, 2012 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 2460 Views
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