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OTHER ISSUES

Council supports McKelvey Park flood basin

The Mountain View City Council appeared to support transforming McKelvey Park into a 15-foot-deep flood basin in a plan that...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by faker, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 1818 Views

OTHER ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Eshoo sidesteps health care noise

For Rep. Anna Eshoo, the low-tech telephone, coupled with a high-tech telephone network, proved to be the best way to filter...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:11 am | 18 comments | 2627 Views

ELECTIONS

Second 'telephone town hall' goes smoothly

A second "telephone town hall" held Monday evening by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo went smoothly and won praise from callers...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:43 am | 7 comments | 3074 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The Best of Mountain View 2009

For shoppers and diners in Mountain View, some business owners stand out among the crowd. These are the heroes. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Zeke, on Aug 30, 2009 at 10:03 am | 3 comments | 2916 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letters to the Editor

<B>Get engaged on college board appointment Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5400 posted...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Gramdma, on Aug 28, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 2044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unfinished business on Mountain View Ave.

It's been two years since a developer walked away from an unfinished project behind McKelvey Park, leaving behind four partially...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Pennie Lee, on Aug 28, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 1762 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Adult Education Over-Enrollment

The Voice is looking for adults who have been turned away from over-enrolled classes at the MVLA Adult School for an article...

Original post made by kmesher on Aug. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1577 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coroner releases name of 13-year-old train victim

Catrina Holmes, 13, of Palo Alto, was officially identified as the girl who stepped in front of a passenger train on Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Reality Check, on Aug 28, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 3 comments | 1795 Views

RESTAURANTS

Kitchen fire damages Spice Island Cafe

The Spice Island Cafe on Hope Street in downtown Mountain View was damaged in a one-alarm fire Saturday morning, according...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Liz, on Aug 28, 2009 at 5:43 am | 4 comments | 3857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State releases this year's STAR results

The California Department of Education released results for the 2009 California Standards Test (STAR) on Monday, showing...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Aug 27, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 12 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrest made in South Bay bank robbery spree

Police arrested a man at the Pacific Inn on Wednesday who they say robbed five South Bay banks in recent weeks, three of...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jconnor, on Aug 27, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 3 comments | 2436 Views

ELECTIONS

Five candidates, three seats in LASD race

The deadline to run for three open seats on the Los Altos School District board of trustees came and went Wednesday, and...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by David, on Aug 27, 2009 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 2880 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stevens Creek bike area demolished

Friday was a sad day for me. As I rode my bike to work along the Stevens Creek trail, I witnessed bulldozers flattening...

Original post made by Jeral Poskey on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Brenda, on Aug 27, 2009 at 2:00 am | 30 comments | 3275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google employee charged with grand theft

A Google employee entrusted with maintaining the Internet giant's server installations countrywide has been arrested for...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Anon...., on Aug 26, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 8 comments | 1938 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girl, 13, dies at Palo Alto train crossing

A passenger train struck and killed a girl on the tracks Friday night in Palo Alto at the same crossing where two teenagers...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Linda Musgrave, on Aug 26, 2009 at 6:27 am | 11 comments | 1896 Views

AROUND TOWN

BMX bike area on the bank of Stevens Creek

The bike area would be great to have if it weren't on the bank of Stevens Creek. It's all about keeping Stevens Creek as...

Original post made by Gail Cheeseman on Aug. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2123 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo shares details of health care proposal

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, talked about the need for health care reform, the status of the current proposals and...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 25, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 4 comments | 1934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caltrain, suicide experts address teen deaths

Caltrain officials said Monday that the best way to deter teen suicides on Caltrain tracks is to address mental health issues...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Barry Jones, on Aug 25, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 2115 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water District floats flood basin idea for McKelvey Park

Next week, the City Council will take up a familiar debate: the proposal of turning a local park into a 15-foot-deep flood...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by MM, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 10 comments | 2128 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another train death averted by quick-thinking Caltrain engineer

A recent spate of tragedies along the tracks has everyone, perhaps especially Caltrain engineers, on edge. But among the...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by grateful, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 1859 Views
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