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OTHER ISSUES

Students sow seeds of green

A local elementary school club is aiming to increase environmental awareness both at school and at home with a program that...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Tired_Activist, on May 4, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 1 comment | 1992 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Lawmaker rips plan for 'blended' rail system

A Central Valley assemblywoman came out swinging on Friday against a proposal by three Peninsula lawmakers to 'blend' Caltrain...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on May 3, 2011 at 5:44 pm | 9 comments | 2760 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View to share dispatch system with Palo Alto, Los Altos

While other Peninsula cities are preparing to merge or outsource their public-safety departments, Mountain View, Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by A Cow Tent, on May 3, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 2270 Views

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VIDEO: Cutting-edge medicine on wheels

Doctors at El Camino Hospital tried their hands at a relatively new surgical method Monday -- single incision laparoscopic...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Duke, on May 3, 2011 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 2792 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino gives ground to nurses union

After returning to the bargaining table with the nurses' union, El Camino Hospital has partially reinstated one of the benefits...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Duke, on May 3, 2011 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 2232 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pub-goers: quiet reaction to bin Laden's death

Employees at three downtown pubs said that it was business as usual Sunday, even as throngs of people gathered in public...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by JB, on May 3, 2011 at 7:23 am | 11 comments | 2153 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E to vent gas line Tuesday for tests

A PG&E gas pipeline in Northern Mountain View will be vented of gas on Tuesday in preparation for pressure testing. Read...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Duke, on May 3, 2011 at 4:38 am | 1 comment | 2161 Views

SPORTS

Parent asks board to remove MVHS coach

A Mountain View High School parent asked district board members this week to fire the school's varsity girls basketball coach...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by 3rd Times Not a Charm, on May 2, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 28 comments | 4907 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Purse-snatcher pushes woman

A woman told police she was pushed from behind and robbed of her purse at about 7 a.m. on April 27 as she walked in the 500...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by what3333, on May 2, 2011 at 10:20 am | 10 comments | 2407 Views

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Bay Area gas prices continue to climb

As California's average gas prices become the nation's highest, Bay Area motorists will be paying an average of 48 cents...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Kristine, on May 2, 2011 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 2282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council balks at OK of "Village at San Antonio Center"

The City Council decided not to give final approval of a major redevelopment project at San Antonio Shopping Center Tuesday,...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on May 2, 2011 at 7:54 am | 19 comments | 2553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council balks at San Antonio project

The City Council decided not to give final approval of a major redevelopment project at San Antonio Shopping Center Tuesday,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by cat, on May 1, 2011 at 11:03 pm | 1 comment | 2067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google discriminates in hiring, protestors say

Recently, the Voice covered a protest at the Google campus, which called for more transparency from the search company. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Contractor 1, on May 1, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 11 comments | 3622 Views

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SETI puts search for sentient life on hold

The Mountain View-based SETI Institute announced April 22 that it is powering down its array of antennae used to comb the...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Apr 30, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 11 comments | 3257 Views

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Woman turns herself in for trying to steal liquor

A 19-year-old Mountain View woman was arrested and charged with robbery after she turned herself in yesterday for attempting...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Apr 30, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 8 comments | 2629 Views

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City barks up new tree for animal control

The city is taking a serious look at switching from Palo Alto Animal Services to a Santa Clara-based service in order to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Meow, on Apr 30, 2011 at 6:54 am | 8 comments | 2352 Views

BOOKS

The 'Idea Man' comes to town

Space enthusiasts, computer engineers, software designers, neurologists, astronomers, cancer survivors and aspiring entrepreneurs...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Outraged!, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:00 am | 3 comments | 4853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local robotics team heads to world championships

A group of local teenagers is heading to Florida to test their robotics skills in an international competition. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Robbie, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 3128 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Expired medication drop-off day

Keep expired medication out of the water supply by bringing old prescriptions to a special drop-off day on Saturday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by LL, on Apr 29, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 1963 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town

Every week we ask passersby in downtown Mountain View their opinion on a current event. This week we asked if food trucks...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by George, on Apr 29, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1973 Views
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