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The Christmas tree conundrum

Though the city reuses its indoor Christmas tree each December, thousands of individual residents go the traditional route,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Reel-Truth, on Dec 21, 2009 at 8:52 pm | 13 comments | 1858 Views

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70 years of wonder at NASA Ames

It's been 70 years since a small group of aeronautical researchers, with national defense in mind, took over part of Moffett...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Former NASA Ames employee, on Dec 21, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 4 comments | 1965 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meeting on high speed rail draws 200 residents

The city held its first-ever public meeting last week dedicated entirely to the subject of high speed rail, drawing 200 people...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Catherine, on Dec 21, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 27 comments | 2665 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-Speed Rail Authority proposes higher fares

The California High-Speed Rail Authority is banking on billions of private dollars, extensive federal support and riders...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by k, on Dec 21, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 1830 Views

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Tonight: OMVNA election heats up over Minton's project

Because of a controversial apartment development proposal, the normally quiet elections for the Old Mountain View Neighborhood...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by @Special Agent Cert, on Dec 21, 2009 at 11:07 am | 51 comments | 2648 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PNG helps students get a leg up

Partners for New Generations is among this year's [http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=2193 ==I Voice== Holiday...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Lyle Bickley, on Dec 20, 2009 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 2512 Views

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Did Anyone See the Police Escort on Moffett Blvd?

Did anyone else see the police escort heading from Moffett Field down Moffett Blvd and onto Southbound 101 around noon on...

Original post made by Catherine on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 19, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 3 comments | 1485 Views

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CSA covers 'the basic needs'

Mountain View resident Eric Ross is all smiles as he greets a volunteer at the Community Services Agency and begins selecting...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by thank you csa, on Dec 18, 2009 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arrest made in indecent exposure case

Police announced today that they have arrested the "noon duty aide" who allegedly exposed himself to an eighth grade girl...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Dec 18, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 7 comments | 1853 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Body of local nurse found, one year later

The body of Donna Dowell, an El Camino Hospital nurse who went missing a year ago, has been found by a hiker near Calaveras...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Pamela Cutino, on Dec 17, 2009 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 1543 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MVLA staffers receive retroactive raise

After closing out its 2008-09 budget, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District has agreed to a retroactive pay raise...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Dec 17, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 5 comments | 1428 Views

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Inconveniences caused by Dr Charles Kao (Nobel Physics Prize Winner) ?

In case you didn't know, the 2009 Nobel Prize for Physics winner, Dr. Charles Kao, lives right here in Mountain View. Dr....

Original post made by John W on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Kelsey Mesher, on Dec 17, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 6 comments | 2266 Views

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Cops that Care seeks gifts for local children

As it does every year around the holidays, the Mountain View Police Department is looking for new, unwrapped toys and clothing,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by MG, on Dec 17, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 7 comments | 1639 Views

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City entitled to millions in Stanford housing funds, Kniss says

Last week, county Supervisor Liz Kniss told the City Council that Mountain View is entitled to Stanford affordable housing...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by the299crew, on Dec 16, 2009 at 1:46 pm | 6 comments | 1813 Views

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Police nab suspect in Stevens Creek Trail assault

Mountain View police have arrested the man they believe is behind last week's attempted sexual assault of a jogger on Stevens...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Dec 16, 2009 at 7:33 am | 19 comments | 2072 Views

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Building owners hit with 'compliance permit'

Under requirements approved Tuesday by the City Council, property owners caught with buildings that seriously run afoul of...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by dang, on Dec 15, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 10 comments | 2269 Views

OTHER ISSUES

They've got game at Girls Middle School

The girls at Girls Middle School had a super secret tool on hand during their recent week of outside-the-classroom learning:...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sara, on Dec 15, 2009 at 11:29 am | 3 comments | 2100 Views

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Train depot remodel lacks public restroom

In the coming weeks, interior construction is scheduled to begin on a wine bar inside the city's "train depot." But city...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mrs. Clause, on Dec 14, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 23 comments | 1713 Views

SPORTS

Spartan runners take rare state title

The Mountain View High School boys cross country team has brought home a state championship title — the first such...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by dennis morton, on Dec 14, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 3828 Views

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TONIGHT: District to vote on special ed cuts

This evening, trustees of the Mountain View Whisman School District board are scheduled to vote on a measure to reduce the...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Dec 14, 2009 at 8:41 am | 8 comments | 1327 Views
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