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AROUND TOWN

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 Common sense, on Jul 12, 2015 at 8:14 am | 41 comments | 11090 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 One true God, on Jul 12, 2015 at 7:09 am | 30 comments | 3793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: East Palo Alto man cited in hit-and-run accident

A 34-year-old man who allegedly struck two vehicles before plowing through a Caltrain fence and hitting a power pole has...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by Timo, on Jul 12, 2015 at 3:26 am | 1 comment | 1839 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Top planet hunter retires from NASA Ames

NASA Ames Research Center lost one of its brightest stars last week with the retirement of William Borucki, a research scientist...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2015
Last comment by former Lick Obs staff, on Jul 11, 2015 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 2045 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Teachers get raises, with no raised voices

Last year's bitter standoff between administrators and the teachers union over salaries didn't materialize during negotiations...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Last Word, on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:59 am | 11 comments | 2653 Views

AROUND TOWN

County sets bait to stop fruit flies

State workers will begin laying bait today in Santa Clara County to stop the spread of oriental fruit flies, county officials...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by NeHi, on Jul 10, 2015 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 1738 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 Water, on Jul 10, 2015 at 12:54 pm | 3 comments | 765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sixty fruitful years at Satake

For six decades, the Satake family churned out high-quality annuals from its nursery at the end of Marilyn Drive. But last...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Rosemary diaz, on Jul 9, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments | 629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns raised over superintendent severance

The Mountain View Whisman school board is facing scrutiny over the resignation agreement with former superintendent Craig...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Haz Mat, on Jul 9, 2015 at 10:49 am | 24 comments | 6320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thor leaves lasting legacy at Foothill

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District has been the center of attention lately, from launching its new baccalaureate...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Jan, on Jul 9, 2015 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 2630 Views

AROUND TOWN

The robo-car revolution hits Mountain View streets

A question kept ringing through my mind as I took my first ride Monday in one of Google's prototype self-driving cars --...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Not Quite yet, on Jul 9, 2015 at 8:23 am | 27 comments | 12163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Step right up folks, the school board is meeting

Members of the school community might be wondering if it's circus season in Mountain View, even though there's no sign of...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Jul 9, 2015 at 4:49 am | 17 comments | 1654 Views

AROUND TOWN

City eyes Superfund water for irrigation

Brown lawns and dried-out river beds are ubiquitous in California's severe drought, but one place in Mountain View where...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 8, 2015 at 11:49 am | 13 comments | 4627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car crash leads to drunken driving arrest

Mountain View police arrested a San Jose man after he allegedly tried to evade a police officer attempting to pull him over...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2287 Views

ELECTIONS

Caltrain loses bid for exemption from state environmental law on electrification project

Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by Rodger, on Jul 6, 2015 at 6:56 pm | 7 comments | 2480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal hospital's kittens need new families

Wanted: caring, loving homes for playful, affectionate kittens. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2015/07/05/animal-hospitals-kittens-need-new-families...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 6, 2015 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor signs bill eliminating 'personal belief' exemption for vaccinations

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jul 6, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 11 comments | 1713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Secret history of MV's Berlin Wall slab

Two large concrete slabs of the Berlin Wall were donated to Mountain View and were put on display outside the library in...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Secret Places, on Jul 6, 2015 at 9:19 am | 13 comments | 3955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Airbnb tent raises eyebrows

Paying $965 a month for a one-bedroom rental might seem a bargain in Mountain View, especially for a place featuring a garden...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen, on Jul 5, 2015 at 8:59 pm | 7 comments | 6536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who wants to be a school board member?

The Mountain View Whisman School District has been a hotbed of internal strife that led former board president Chris Chiang...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 5, 2015 at 8:23 pm | 12 comments | 3824 Views
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