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Council has concerns with Google fiber

Council members expressed concern Tuesday about some unusual requests from Google as it proposes the logistics for building...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by DPk, on Oct 18, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 59 comments | 12991 Views

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District may split Castro into two schools

Castro Elementary school, home of the Dual Immersion program, may be splitting in half. At the Oct. 9 Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on Oct 18, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 24 comments | 2682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher pay impasse triggers district budget meeting

Amid heated discussions over teacher compensation, the Mountain View Whisman School District will host a special meeting...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 18, 2014 at 9:34 am | 33 comments | 3001 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters

<B>Candidate clarification Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/print/story/2014/10/17/letters posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Darcy, on Oct 18, 2014 at 8:35 am | 2 comments | 125 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council seeks higher affordable housing fees

The City Council took a step towards addressing the city's shortage of affordable housing on Tuesday night by beginning the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by George, on Oct 17, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 7 comments | 1414 Views

ELECTIONS

Voice endorsements: City Council

With three termed-out members making way for three newcomers on the Mountain View City Council, nine residents are vying...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 17, 2014 at 7:28 pm | 16 comments | 487 Views

RESTAURANTS

Alexander's new pastry venture to open in MV Oct. 16

Alexander's Patisserie, now under construction at 209 Castro St. in downtown MV, is scheduled to open Thursday October 16,...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 842 Views

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Young filmmakers inspire African film fest

For the fifth year, the Community School of Music and Arts will play host to the Silicon Valley African Film Festival from...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Worried, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool racks up funds for new site

The Mountain View Parent Nursery School has raised big bucks in an effort to move to a new location next year, coming up...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Lynda, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 588 Views

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Council OKs union wages for maintenance work

Workers who are contracted to maintain, repair, upgrade or demolish city structures are now going to be guaranteed prevailing...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by @stop the trolls, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 7 comments | 1467 Views

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New life in Old Mountain View

Old Mountain View is not quite living up to its name. Old trees line the sidewalks and populate the various parks, but beneath...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:40 am | 7 comments | 2022 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View OKs $10.30 minimum wage

In a dramatic meeting Thursday evening, Mountain View's City Council approved a new minimum wage law based on San Jose's,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kitty, on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 18 comments | 3874 Views

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Local medical facilities amp up Ebola preparedness training

Stanford Medical Center and Palo Alto Medical Foundation are among medical facilities nationwide increasing Ebola preparedness...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Personal Endorsement from a LASD Board Member

Endorsements 2014 http://lasdobserver.blogspot.com/2014/10/endorsements-2014.html It's election time, and like most folks...

Original post made by Thank You Doug on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Whoever, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 8 comments | 217 Views

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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 ODB, on Oct 16, 2014 at 10:11 am | 167 comments | 40584 Views

ELECTIONS

The Voice's editorial endorsement: Mountain View Whisman district board

The Voice editorial board recommends supporting incumbent Ellen Wheeler and challenger Greg Coladonato for the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Angel, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:30 am | 35 comments | 3346 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Coach K, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:33 am | 27 comments | 2111 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Zuckerberg, Chan join fight against Ebola

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Tuesday that they have committed $25 million...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Susanne, on Oct 15, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 3 comments | 1023 Views

ELECTIONS

Greg Unangst a Strong Candidate for Mountain View Council

In the October 10 issue of the Voice, I noted with interest that Greg Unangst is the only candidate for Mountain View City...

Original post made by Allen Henderson on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Oct 15, 2014 at 8:01 pm | 3 comments | 130 Views

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Campbell man ID'd as victim in motorcycle crash

A Campbell man was killed Thursday while riding his motorcycle on northbound state Highway 85 in Mountain View when he collided...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2014
Last comment by loveheals, on Oct 15, 2014 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 1570 Views
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