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OTHER ISSUES

More cell towers proposed in residential areas

The race to provide ultra fast mobile phone connections is bringing a slew of cell tower proposals to Mountain View, including...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on May 10, 2011 at 10:45 am | 8 comments | 2896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water use flowing downward, city finds

The economic recession appears to have been good for water conservation, with total water use in 2009 reported to be the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on May 9, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 4 comments | 1908 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Indecent exposure arrest at Rite Aid

A 55-year-old transient man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure on May 5 outside of the Rite Aid on Grant Road...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by palinpoop, on May 9, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 1978 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: What to do with Google's $30 million?

Now that Google has agreed to pay for a $30 million land lease up front, laying off city employees to fix the city's budget...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on May 9, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 27 comments | 2548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hangar One's windows won't be saved

After a last minute inspection, NASA officials have decided that Hangar One's 4,638 unique windows aren't worth saving, a...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Angela Hey, on May 9, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1885 Views

AROUND TOWN

County campaigns against secondhand smoke

An estimated 4,000 people each year in California die from secondhand smoke, according to Santa Clara County Department of...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by gene, on May 9, 2011 at 11:30 am | 9 comments | 2637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shoreline joint powers pact gets final OK

With the unanimous approval of the high school district's board of trustees, the new Shoreline Community joint powers agreement...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 9, 2011 at 9:31 am | 8 comments | 2772 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD parcel tax passing narrowly

As the polls closed May 3, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools, had the votes to pass and its...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Parent of a Cupertino kid, on May 8, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 10 comments | 3538 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Home burglarized during vacation

A Mountain View family recently returned from vacation to find their home had been broken into, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on May 7, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 4 comments | 1873 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Group protests FCC's stance on cell phones, SmartMeters

A group of about 25 people picketed outside of the Computer History Museum last week to call attention to what the protest's...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by healthtolive, on May 7, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 12 comments | 8060 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A shopping destination or another strip mall?

Mountain View residents who thought they were going to get a new, improved addition to the San Antonio Shopping Center after...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Eddy Go, on May 7, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1982 Views

RESTAURANTS

Small is a beautiful pizza

If you can walk to Napoletana Pizzeria, drop in for a genuine 12-inch Neapolitan pie, sit at the counter with a glass of...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on May 6, 2011 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 11032 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Osama bin Laden

What do you think about the death of Osama bin Laden? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=4250...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on May 6, 2011 at 6:36 pm | 1 comment | 1754 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One's windows won't be saved

After a last minute inspection, NASA officials have decided that Hangar One's 4,638 unique windows aren't worth saving, a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on May 6, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 5717 Views

OTHER ISSUES

House's smoke alarm 'saved our lives'

Shortly after 4 a.m. on the morning of April 28, Tim Dobbins, along with his wife, daughter and the two family cats, were...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by MVPNS Alum, on May 6, 2011 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 2180 Views

AROUND TOWN

LASD parcel tax passing narrowly

As the polls closed May 3, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools had the votes to pass and its...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Tax Payer, on May 5, 2011 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 2002 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council close to hiring a new city manager

The city has received 76 applications from people looking to fill the city's top job. With interviews beginning Friday, a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on May 5, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 9 comments | 2383 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fry's at the new San Antonio Center?

Posters on the Palo Alto messages board report that the Fry's on El Camino is closing to make room for new housing. Someone...

Original post made by Shopper on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Shopper, on May 4, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 6 comments | 2923 Views

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 | 2044 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 | 2822 Views
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