Our pledge to you
I GOT A SURPRISE call from my old friend Adriel Hampton over the weekend.
Adriel, a former colleague now living in Dublin (we worked together at the SF Examiner and elsewher...
FOR APRIL FOOL'S Day yesterday I thought I'd put up a blog post claiming that "Due to extreme loss of revenue, the Mountain View Voice regrets to announce that we will be shut...
LAST FRIDAY, in the print edition's "Seen Around Town" section, we ran a picture called "Fiery Sunset." It showed a blazing sky against a black silhouetted foreground, with a ...
NOW THAT "the honeymoon is over," and people are practically ready to blame Obama for the recession, is it too late to drag out one last remembrance from Inauguration Day?
Get the word out
I'VE GOTTEN some great responses to this week's introduction of Express, our online service which delivers daily headlines by e-mail (
THE PRESS RELEASE came in last week from our very own 129th Rescue Wing, stationed here at Moffett Field: "Guardsmen airlift critical equipment to Farallon NWR."
A twestive gathering of twiends
Tonight, the "San Jose US Twestival 2009" will be held in ... uh, Mountain View.
A "Twestival" seems to be a gathering of Twitter users -- Twitter being the online social ...
Poet didn't know it
IN THIS ECONOMY, you've got to keep yourself open to all opportunities. That's why I thought I'd apply to be Poet Laureate of Santa Clara County.
At first glance the posit...
Bluegrass, pie and coffee, fine folks
DRIVING INTO WORK this morning (sometimes I miss the train), I caught a lovely song by the Claire Lynch Band on KZSU Stanford. Lynch and her band are a bluegrass act, and as t...
LAST WEEK I asked you to send in your stories about Inauguration Day. We got a few nice responses.
One came from none other than Ellen Wheeler, trustee of the Mountain Vie...
WHEN SHE ISN'T alerting me to free concerts (http://www.mv-voice.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&t=823) (or doing any of the hundreds of other things she does), Alicia Crank is co...
THE INAUGURATION celebration you heard last night emanating from the Civic Center Plaza had an impromptu feeling, but apparently it was organized by MoveOn.org. At least, that...