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Jim Hartnett makes a return trip to Caltrain — now as CEO

When Jim Hartnett joined the effort four years ago to bring high-speed rail to California, the project was in danger of going...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by larry, on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:54 am | 4 comments | 2591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drama teacher dropped despite student outcry

Students and parents showed up en masse Monday at the Mountain View-Los Altos school board meeting to oppose the district's...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:54 am | 37 comments | 6096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure N plans still up in the air

Anyone looking for a definitive answer on how the Los Altos School District plans to spend $150 million in bond money is...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jk, on Mar 16, 2015 at 6:00 pm | 18 comments | 2322 Views

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Happy Pi Day!

As you read this article, there won't be another "Pi Day" like this for 1,000 years. It's a celebration of one of the most...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2015
Last comment by Correction, on Mar 14, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 1390 Views

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Vandalism suspect resists arrest

Police say a Mountain View woman with outstanding charges for vandalism allegedly resisted arrest, struggling with and striking...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 13, 2015 at 6:49 pm | 2 comments | 1911 Views

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Water district set for big rate increase, thanks to drought

Calling it the most "severe drought in California's history," the Santa Clara Valley Water District is poised to increase...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Juan Garcia-Montano, on Mar 13, 2015 at 6:13 pm | 4 comments | 2168 Views

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End of fun in Mountain View

I heard Laser Quest and the Century Cinema are going to close to make way for Google's dream complex. Where are teens going...

Original post made by Bored on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Mar 13, 2015 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 278 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bike plan lists 170 ways to make cycling safer in Mountain View

It became evident during a City Council meeting Tuesday that the life-and-death issue of bike and pedestrian safety is getting...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by The sign I'd like to see, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:50 am | 47 comments | 4096 Views

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Million-dollar row houses to replace apartments

On Tuesday Mountain View's newest City Council members balked at displacing 32 households in an apartment complex at 333...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 744 Views

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Fatal crash on Hwy. 280 near Los Altos

A male driver was killed early this morning on Interstate Highway 280 near Los Altos when he lost control of his car, slammed...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Maher, on Mar 11, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 3161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Better Bagel says goodbye

The Better Bagel's last day in business was a teary one, as loyal regulars said goodbye on Oct. 31 before the doors closed...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by City Sports memebr, on Mar 11, 2015 at 4:18 am | 54 comments | 23268 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A superintendent's resignation. Honestly?

It has become the rule rather than the exception: City manager or executive director or superintendent of schools "resigns"...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by True, on Mar 10, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 3 comments | 582 Views

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Man arrested in umbrella attack

Police arrested a man Monday after he allegedly attacked a worker at his apartment complex with an umbrella because he suspected...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 10, 2015 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 1696 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 D, on Mar 10, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 28 comments | 3148 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Beer brings people together

A pristine Harley-Davidson motorcycle glimmers in the front window of Jane's Beer Store in Mountain View while rows of bottled...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Peter kickboxer, on Mar 8, 2015 at 6:15 pm | 4 comments | 3351 Views

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Pedestrian killed in crosswalk was Los Altos engineer

Robert Schwehr had dropped off his car at the Mountain View Costco's tire center and was walking across the street when he...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Sharon Jacobs, on Mar 8, 2015 at 11:26 am | 24 comments | 6091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Middle school entrepreneurs compete at Crittenden's Startup Weekend

Silicon Valley is immersed in a startup culture where innovative ideas, backed by investors, seem to sprout up every day....

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Mar 8, 2015 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 3067 Views

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'Don't fund evil'

Riffing off of Google's corporate mantra, the Raging Grannies lent their voices to a protest outside the search giant's Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Essie B., on Mar 7, 2015 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 7670 Views

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Google unveils new HQ plans with startling design

Google has unveiled plans for an office campus that will undoubtedly be called extraordinary. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2015/03/06/google-unveils...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Mar 6, 2015 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 863 Views

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Downtown grocer still struggling, quietly

The owners of Mountain View's only downtown grocery store say it's been no easy task to stay in business since setting up...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by kdc, on Mar 6, 2015 at 11:04 am | 36 comments | 9694 Views
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Draeger’s Los Altos eyes upgrades, expansion
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Is Coffee a Date?
By Laura Stec | 13 comments | 966 views

The Opposite of What You Don't Want
By Caroline Fleck | 0 comments | 419 views