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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Advocates say teen center would reduce crime

Gang violence and crime in general will be substantially reduced if the city opens a larger and better teen center —...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by the kid kid, on Oct 5, 2009 at 5:46 am | 17 comments | 2209 Views

BOOKS

College textbooks go online

At a time when going to college is more costly than ever, there is one bright spot for students: Due to the use of online...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Amit Sehgal, on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:32 am | 2 comments | 4737 Views

MOVIES

Community Briefs

<B>Worker Center hosts Health Week event Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=2188 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by jose, on Oct 4, 2009 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 5364 Views

AROUND TOWN

If not Eiffel, why not a Castro Tower?

Great cities often have landmarks at important intersections.  It is both an expression of the city spirit and a visual compass...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Oct 4, 2009 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 1369 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The NCLB hockey stick

Many educators were nervous nearly 10 years ago when President George W. Bush decided to add a huge federal presence to schools...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Oct 3, 2009 at 1:05 am | 14 comments | 2481 Views

AROUND TOWN

City considers bold new transit system

Someday in Mountain View's not-too-distant future, driverless electric vehicles could whisk passengers between the downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by James Anderson Merritt, on Oct 2, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 22 comments | 4003 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stasek remembered for her courage, compassion, and accomplishments

Flags flew at half-mast at city buildings Friday through Tuesday in memory of Rosemary Stasek, a former mayor and council...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cecil, on Oct 1, 2009 at 7:00 pm | 3 comments | 1629 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Unlocked door allows burglar into home

Early Tuesday morning a 37-year-old woman was awakened from her sleep by a burglar who proceeded to restrain her before robbing...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Oct 1, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 11 comments | 1737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior co-housing project proposed for Calderon Avenue parcel

A property adjacent to Landels School has been secured by investors with the intent of building a unique co-housing community...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by annonymous, on Oct 1, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 1325 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County declares state of emergency for H1N1

Santa Clara County officials declared a local state of emergency Tuesday due to the H1N1 swine flu virus. The Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Andrew Bachmann, on Oct 1, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 2 comments | 1668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Mountain View Whisman trustees to hear enrollment proposals

This evening, members of the Mountain View Whisman school district board will hear proposals to address its new Basic Aid...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 1, 2009 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 1713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman tased in movie theater mugging

Police are looking for a group of teenagers who robbed two women at gunpoint Thursday night in the Shoreline movie theater...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Sadie, on Oct 1, 2009 at 1:46 pm | 14 comments | 1725 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy moves on plan to strip Hangar One

Though no local elected official or community leader supports it, the Navy announced on Wednesday that it is no longer delaying...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Cassie, on Oct 1, 2009 at 8:42 am | 17 comments | 2044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian: Slashing higher-ed crippling California

California's already faltering economy will be further damaged by severe cuts to to higher education, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by SMG, on Sep 29, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 4 comments | 1357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Exhibition by artist Kevin Bean at Mohr Gallery

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View presents Kevin Bean, Backyard Paintings & Geometric...

Original post made by csma on Sep. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two arrested during checks on sex offenders

Police say two men were arrested last week after a routine check on registered sex offenders run by a federal task force...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by mom, on Sep 29, 2009 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 1849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District starts prepping for Basic Aid status

Local elementary and middle school students could see changes in their class size and possibly re-drawn school boundaries...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Sep 28, 2009 at 8:05 pm | 15 comments | 2493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last namesake of Lawson's Grocery dies

Donald Eugene Lawson, a former owner of Lawson's Grocery Store on Castro Street and a mainstay of Mountain View life throughout...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Donna, on Sep 28, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 5 comments | 1596 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why the ginormous gaps?

OK, just a minor question but I noticed that every time I want to go through a left turn signal, the other cars leave these...

Original post made by efficient on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Gloria, on Sep 28, 2009 at 4:27 pm | 20 comments | 1877 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View cash rains down on recycle center

Police are hoping to return $3,200 to its rightful owner after the cash arrived in a load of recyclables from Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Him, on Sep 28, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 1386 Views
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