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ELECTIONS

LASD parcel tax passing narrowly

As the polls closed May 3, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools, had the votes to pass and its...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Parent of a Cupertino kid, on May 8, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 10 comments | 3914 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Home burglarized during vacation

A Mountain View family recently returned from vacation to find their home had been broken into, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on May 7, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 4 comments | 2015 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Group protests FCC's stance on cell phones, SmartMeters

A group of about 25 people picketed outside of the Computer History Museum last week to call attention to what the protest's...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by healthtolive, on May 7, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 12 comments | 8459 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A shopping destination or another strip mall?

Mountain View residents who thought they were going to get a new, improved addition to the San Antonio Shopping Center after...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Eddy Go, on May 7, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 2151 Views

RESTAURANTS

Small is a beautiful pizza

If you can walk to Napoletana Pizzeria, drop in for a genuine 12-inch Neapolitan pie, sit at the counter with a glass of...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on May 6, 2011 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 11410 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Osama bin Laden

What do you think about the death of Osama bin Laden? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=4250...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on May 6, 2011 at 6:36 pm | 1 comment | 1942 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One's windows won't be saved

After a last minute inspection, NASA officials have decided that Hangar One's 4,638 unique windows aren't worth saving, a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on May 6, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 5959 Views

OTHER ISSUES

House's smoke alarm 'saved our lives'

Shortly after 4 a.m. on the morning of April 28, Tim Dobbins, along with his wife, daughter and the two family cats, were...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by MVPNS Alum, on May 6, 2011 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 2307 Views

AROUND TOWN

LASD parcel tax passing narrowly

As the polls closed May 3, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools had the votes to pass and its...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Tax Payer, on May 5, 2011 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 2191 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council close to hiring a new city manager

The city has received 76 applications from people looking to fill the city's top job. With interviews beginning Friday, a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on May 5, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 2614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fry's at the new San Antonio Center?

Posters on the Palo Alto messages board report that the Fry's on El Camino is closing to make room for new housing. Someone...

Original post made by Shopper on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Shopper, on May 4, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 6 comments | 3081 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Students sow seeds of green

A local elementary school club is aiming to increase environmental awareness both at school and at home with a program that...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Tired_Activist, on May 4, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 1 comment | 2290 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Lawmaker rips plan for 'blended' rail system

A Central Valley assemblywoman came out swinging on Friday against a proposal by three Peninsula lawmakers to 'blend' Caltrain...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on May 3, 2011 at 5:44 pm | 9 comments | 3090 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View to share dispatch system with Palo Alto, Los Altos

While other Peninsula cities are preparing to merge or outsource their public-safety departments, Mountain View, Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by A Cow Tent, on May 3, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 2511 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VIDEO: Cutting-edge medicine on wheels

Doctors at El Camino Hospital tried their hands at a relatively new surgical method Monday -- single incision laparoscopic...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Duke, on May 3, 2011 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 3214 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino gives ground to nurses union

After returning to the bargaining table with the nurses' union, El Camino Hospital has partially reinstated one of the benefits...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Duke, on May 3, 2011 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 2497 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pub-goers: quiet reaction to bin Laden's death

Employees at three downtown pubs said that it was business as usual Sunday, even as throngs of people gathered in public...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by JB, on May 3, 2011 at 7:23 am | 11 comments | 2365 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E to vent gas line Tuesday for tests

A PG&E gas pipeline in Northern Mountain View will be vented of gas on Tuesday in preparation for pressure testing. Read...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Duke, on May 3, 2011 at 4:38 am | 1 comment | 2440 Views

SPORTS

Parent asks board to remove MVHS coach

A Mountain View High School parent asked district board members this week to fire the school's varsity girls basketball coach...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by 3rd Times Not a Charm, on May 2, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 28 comments | 5539 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Purse-snatcher pushes woman

A woman told police she was pushed from behind and robbed of her purse at about 7 a.m. on April 27 as she walked in the 500...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by what3333, on May 2, 2011 at 10:20 am | 10 comments | 2744 Views
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