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AROUND TOWN

Celebrating life and death at the Obon Festival

The Mountain View Buddhist Temple's annual Obon Festival is this weekend, bringing Japanese cultural activities and displays,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2015
Last comment by Ernest, on Jul 26, 2015 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 2398 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's no fish story: Seascape set to close

A niche shop known for its exotic fish, reptiles and brightly-colored coral will be shutting its doors later this month,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Keep our diversity, on Jul 25, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 25 comments | 5239 Views

ELECTIONS

Dispute over human rights measure in Mountain View

When it comes to basic human rights, there's surely some fundamentals that most can agree on. For instance: Everyone has...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 25, 2015 at 10:45 am | 35 comments | 3031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Sound approach on 'human rights city' issue

The City Council is taking an "easy does it" approach to deciding on whether Mountain View should become an official "human...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 25, 2015 at 8:34 am | 27 comments | 1025 Views

BOOKS

Crittenden to hold special education fair

A free education resource fair for parents of students with special needs from the mildly dyslexic to the severely autistic...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1061 Views

BOOKS

Schools win Google tech education grants

Two of Google's 25 winners for this year's Home, Sweet Home initiative are Castro and Theuerkauf schools. The grant allows...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 897 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Ron H., on Jul 24, 2015 at 11:38 pm | 176 comments | 49660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online schools offer education by proxy

Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Ashlynjohnson, on Jul 24, 2015 at 11:29 pm | 7 comments | 2925 Views

AROUND TOWN

electric scooters on the Stevens Creek Trail

The city has posted signs along the Stevens Creek Trail saying that electric scooters will be allowed on the trail starting...

Original post made by parent on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jul 24, 2015 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 119 Views

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Bicyclist dies following car crash

The Palo Alto man who suffered critical injuries earlier this month after he was struck by a vehicle in Mountain View died...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by mommy, on Jul 24, 2015 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 493 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DeLeon, get out of my face!

Last week's edition of the Mountain View Voice contained ELEVEN full-page advertisements for DeLeon Realty. We get the message,...

Original post made by reader on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Another reader, on Jul 23, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 166 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unique frozen treat

Shaved snow is not ice cream, and it's not shaved ice. The Taiwanese frozen dessert, xue hua bing, resembles paper-thin ribbons...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Dennis Feick, on Jul 23, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 5934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler mission spots new Earth-like planet

A planet being hailed as a possible "Earth 2.0" has been discovered by the NASA Kepler exploration mission. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by konrad M. Sosnow, on Jul 23, 2015 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 1515 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local political consultant joins El Camino Hospital board

After rapid-fire interviews and a handful of questions, the El Camino Healthcare District board chose a Stanford lecturer,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Wise choose, on Jul 23, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 4 comments | 2514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

change.org petition for youth mental health beds

Santa Clara County does not have one inpatient mental health bed for our children and adolescents. I would be so grateful...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Jul. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 56 Views

AROUND TOWN

City approves plan to close down RV park

Twenty-one households will be displaced from a North Whisman RV park to make way for a new row-house development approved...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by MV Worker, on Jul 22, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 12 comments | 3556 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Flooded with red tape

A torrential downpour is a welcome sight in the midst of drought, as long as it does not result in your living room resembling...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by elie, on Jul 22, 2015 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 801 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A gym for Silicon Valley's heavy hitters

Silicon Valley may feel like the fighting ring for the tech titans, but a new franchise is hitting on the belief that old-fashioned...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Mark Noac, on Jul 22, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2647 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime is down, but thefts are still high

Crime is on a downward trend in Mountain View, but that isn't stopping thieves from burglarizing homes and businesses, according...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by 27 year resident, on Jul 22, 2015 at 5:31 am | 3 comments | 2515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High shut down following Facebook threat

Gunn High School was shut down Thursday afternoon after a student reported a "threatening" Facebook post to police, Superintendent...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jul 20, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2409 Views
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