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How a front yard turned into an elephant habitat

Some homeowners deck their yards with garden gnomes; others go for pink flamingos. Christina Yin and Michael Maung have all...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by harvardmom, on May 1, 2016 at 6:39 am | 7 comments | 2379 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View man arrested in wine heist

Two Northern California men have been indicted for allegedly transporting expensive wine that was stolen from restaurants...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on Apr 29, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 5 comments | 1950 Views

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Man arrested for package theft on Monroe Drive

A 37-year-old man allegedly found with stolen packages was arrested in Mountain View, near the border of Palo Alto, on Tuesday...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 28, 2016 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 1463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board ditches shared campus plans

Construction plans that would have created facilities shared by Theuerkauf and Stevenson Elementary fell through last week,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 28, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 35 comments | 3730 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New app tracks city's free shuttles

Catching one of Mountain View's free shuttles just got a little bit easier. Starting last week, the transit program launched...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by BD, on Apr 28, 2016 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 1813 Views

SPORTS

What's all this racket about pickleball?

The game known as pickleball is getting lots attention in Mountain View lately, both from swelling numbers of new players...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Brian, on Apr 28, 2016 at 8:09 am | 4 comments | 2125 Views

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Council: build senior housing on downtown lot

Sensing a ripe opportunity to create more affordable housing downtown, Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday gave...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 28, 2016 at 7:35 am | 7 comments | 2306 Views

ELECTIONS

Ala Carte & Art festival this weekend

Mountain View's Ala Carte & Art festival, the annual fair (celebrating its 20th year) featuring two days of live music, the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2016
Last comment by Are Renters Allowed?, on Apr 27, 2016 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 1393 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City Council hits impasse in rental resolution

The Mountain View City Council's preferred plan to ameliorate the city's rental crisis was delivered a setback after failing...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 27, 2016 at 7:26 am | 8 comments | 1976 Views

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Driver arrested in fatal El Monte crash

The driver involved in a Mountain View crash that killed a pedestrian will be facing criminal charges, according to the Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by @Hmmmmm, on Apr 26, 2016 at 4:12 pm | 52 comments | 2184 Views

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Lots of color, many bright smiles at weekend parade

Mountain View's annual Spring Family Parade brought out a crowd of costumed participants and celebrants last Saturday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2016
Last comment by Thanks Organizers, on Apr 26, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2802 Views

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Solar plane lands at Moffett after three-day Pacific crossing

A Swiss pilot successfully completed a three-day flight Saturday night from Hawaii to Moffitt Field in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Looking in the wrong place, on Apr 26, 2016 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 1703 Views

ELECTIONS

Letters to the editor

<B>Council decision on rent crisis 'cowardly' Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/04/22/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by K. Kulczyckyj, on Apr 26, 2016 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 772 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A cure for long pharmacy waits

There's no shortage of start-ups offering quick, same-day delivery for groceries and other goods, so it's no surprise that...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Enough, on Apr 26, 2016 at 7:44 am | 13 comments | 2398 Views

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Woman hit by train in Palo Alto

A woman was struck by a train Friday afternoon near downtown Palo Alto, according to Caltrain officials. She is alive and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2016
Last comment by Comments, on Apr 25, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 9 comments | 2851 Views

SPORTS

What's all this racket about pickleball?

The game known as pickleball is getting lots attention in Mountain View lately, both from swelling numbers of new players...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2016
Last comment by Mark Noack, on Apr 25, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 751 Views

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Safety measures planned for Page Mill interchange

A permanent fix to the hazardous Page Mill Road/Interstate 280 interchange could be a decade away, but transportation officials...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 25, 2016 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 1266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman board struggles to balance enrollment

The Mountain View Whisman School District doubled down on efforts to balance enrollment across all the elementary schools...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 25, 2016 at 11:01 am | 40 comments | 5024 Views

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Hacker Dojo announces plans to leave Mountain View

Just weeks from the expiration of its current lease, Hacker Dojo has found a new home for its scrappy club of coders and...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by TonyS, on Apr 25, 2016 at 8:51 am | 5 comments | 5219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fewer students opt for continuation school

Alta Vista High School is getting smaller, as enrollment at the continuation high school shrinks. But officials at the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2016
Last comment by AllAboutTheKids, on Apr 24, 2016 at 8:06 pm | 5 comments | 2375 Views
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