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EPA honors Lenny Siegel

The Environmental Protection Agency is honoring Mountain View's Lenny Siegel as its "Superfund Citizen of the Year" for his...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Sep 9, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 11 comments | 2458 Views

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Community activist to run for City Council

Longtime community activist Lenny Siegel, who spearheaded the new group Campaign for a Balanced Mountain View, has announced...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Evan Kroske, on Sep 9, 2014 at 7:39 pm | 52 comments | 4607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by eyes wide open, on Sep 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 1871 Views

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Former Assemblyman Ira Ruskin dies from brain tumor

Longtime former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years, died on July 3, according to his family....

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Stanley Kuperstein, on Sep 9, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 3032 Views

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Foundation launches website to connect legal volunteers, immigrants

In anticipation of an eventual federal overhaul of the nation's immigration laws and a growing immigrant population in Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 589 Views

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The sun and McMoon's

The scrappy bunch of students, entrepreneurs and former NASA scientists who work out of "McMoon's" -- an abandoned McDonald's...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Lorenzo Burti, on Sep 9, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 2525 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford Health Care and Anthem Blue Cross at odds over new deal

Despite active negotiations over the weekend, a Sunday evening expiration date for the current contract between Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Celia Bella, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:01 pm | 3 comments | 1293 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the Editor

<B>How did we get into this mess? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2014/04/25/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Jebian, on Sep 8, 2014 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 100 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 Liz Miller, on Sep 8, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 164 comments | 38472 Views

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Rengstorff and Central - traffic lights flashing red

These lights were flashing red this afternoon. There was one man with a flag who seemed to only act if the Caltrain gates...

Original post made by Driver on Sep. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 56 Views

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Google partners with NASA to develop unmanned aircraft

Is it a bird, a plane, a UFO? According to a new agreement between Google and NASA, unmanned flying objects of all sorts...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jo, on Sep 8, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 2659 Views

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City seeks minimum wage comments

The Mountain View City Council has opened an online forum asking residents for input on the city proposal that would raise...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 52 comments | 3027 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View 'fogged' for mosquitoes carrying virus

Areas of Mountain View were sprayed on Aug. 19 with a mosquito-control pesticide in an attempt to curb the spread of the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by Heathy Alter.ativesToPesticides.com, on Sep 6, 2014 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 1613 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing, transportation are top issues for council candidates

In a crowded City Council race, Mountain View's nine candidates are already busy introducing themselves and their platforms...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Sep 6, 2014 at 11:14 am | 36 comments | 3658 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain to buy new cars to ease commute crowding

Caltrain officials announced Thursday plans to purchase 16 surplus Metrolink rail cars that will be used to extend train...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by C+ , on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:23 am | 2 comments | 1146 Views

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Council may seek voters' OK of pay raise

With major concerns looming that only the city's relatively wealthy residents can afford to be on the City Council, council...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by beachmaster, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 26 comments | 16937 Views

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How big is need for LASD bond?

The $150 million bond measure proposed by the Los Altos School District faces sharp criticism as it heads to the November...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Dread Pirate Roberts, on Sep 5, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 159 comments | 4928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA shows strides in closing achievement gap

Test scores and grades are improving across the board for minority students, according to a report from the Mountain View-Los...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Julie Stone Lopez, on Sep 5, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1050 Views

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A seat on the bus

Google is known for operating the largest private transit system in the world, shuttling thousands of employees to and from...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Lara, on Sep 5, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 20 comments | 18859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child abuse alleged against preschool teacher

A special investigative unit within the Mountain View Police Department is looking into child abuse allegations at a local...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Sep 5, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 8 comments | 1881 Views
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