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AROUND TOWN

One household's eye-opening energy audit

A pair of detectives went to work in a Mountain View home this week, probing for the secrets behind its energy bill. The...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Dear Jack,, on Mar 6, 2012 at 1:22 pm | 7 comments | 23985 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New grocer seeks city's help

Anne Origel, co-owner of Ava's Downtown Market and Deli, asked the City Council on Tuesday for some financial help as the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by JUST THINK ABOUT IT, on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 44 comments | 6547 Views

BOOKS

Earthquake, 4.0, rattles Bay Area Monday morning

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake centered in the East Bay shook the Bay Area early this morning, followed by a second magnitude...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Ross Finlayson, on Mar 6, 2012 at 1:41 am | 3 comments | 4235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taqueria La Bamba burglarized

Around $3,500 to $4,000 was stolen from Taqueria La Bamba in a burglary in the early hours of Feb. 28, police said. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 5, 2012 at 2:52 pm | 19 comments | 3715 Views

OTHER ISSUES

What will happen to N. Bayshore?

With the stroke of a pen, the City Council can create the opportunity to build a new downtown just north of Hwy. 101 to serve...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Chris Conroy, on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 2156 Views

BOOKS

Classes help parents help their kids

There are many ideas for ways to close the gap in achievement that exists between students from poor families and their better-off...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Aisha, on Mar 5, 2012 at 4:46 am | 1 comment | 4378 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donate Used Musical Instruments

Is your child’s old cello sitting in the corner, unused? Have your son outgrown your guitar? Is your daughter’s recorder...

Original post made by Ryan Young on Mar. 4, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2428 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man killed on train tracks Feb. 23 is identified

A man who was fatally struck by a train in Palo Alto on Feb. 23 has been identified as Wentao He, 23, of Mountain View, the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by MeNewsman, on Mar 4, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 2119 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. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ian, on Mar 4, 2012 at 7:12 am | 70 comments | 25655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire guts apartments on Dana Street

Firefighters battled a four-alarm structure fire in Mountain View Monday afternoon that damaged 26 apartments. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by NW Resident, on Mar 1, 2012 at 4:18 pm | 5 comments | 2588 Views

SPORTS

New exercise system 'hacks the brain'

Peter Wasowski wishes he was a kid again, but not for the reasons you might think. He doesn't yearn for the freedom of summer...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Mar 1, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 6572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire guts Dana Garden apartments

In only a couple of hours, about 50 people found themselves homeless following a four-alarm fire that engulfed the second...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by margaret, on Mar 1, 2012 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 2426 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police ID man who died in car crash

Family and friends of Brian Drocco say that the Mountain View resident is the man who died in a fiery car crash in the early...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by E, on Feb 29, 2012 at 11:39 pm | 14 comments | 4887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Academic Achievement

<B>AJ Tutoring, LLC Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7098 posted Friday, August 5, 2011,...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 2 comments | 2470 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond measure near approval

The Mountain View Whisman School District board appears poised to move forward on a $198 million bond measure to pay for...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 29, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 2070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The new, new math

A few times each week, the students in Gayle Dyer's fifth-grade class at Bubb Elementary put down their books, worksheets,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Aisha, on Feb 29, 2012 at 3:22 am | 3 comments | 8168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens may have accidentally thwarted burglary

A teenage girl and her younger brother may have inadvertently thwarted a burglary simply by being home when their apartment...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cheerleaders seek funds for trip to nationals

The Los Altos High School cheerleaders are holding an e-waste recycling event on Saturday, March 3 to raise money so the...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jo, on Feb 27, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 1812 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 mr pc, on Feb 26, 2012 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 1720 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Drive-thru ban proposal

What do you think of the city's proposal to ban future drive-thru restaurants? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5314...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Joseph, on Feb 26, 2012 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 1823 Views
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