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Gay rights protestors block Stanford road

A coalition of gay rights advocates protesting today's state Supreme Court ruling upholding Proposition 8 announced a civil-disobedience...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 1, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 25 comments | 2669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman made basic aid district

Further complicating the financial uncertainty over Mountain View Whisman's future, the local elementary school district...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 1, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 13 comments | 2592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget fire vs. house fires

Balancing the city's budget this year and next doesn't appear to require any too-painful budget cuts. But in the longer run,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on May 31, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 6 comments | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girls' business venture in the bag

Denim hand bags made from old jeans and belts may be the newest fad at Girls' Middle School thanks to four young student-entrepreneurs,...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Seen it, on May 29, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 2790 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Foothill invites input on chancellor search

The public is invited to attend a series of forums next week by the Foothill-De Anza Community College District as administrators...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Z K, on May 29, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 1808 Views

BOOKS

Correction

A story in last week's <I>Voice</I></B>, "Council gives stimulus funds to homeowners," gave an incorrect unit of measurement...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by GetReal, on May 29, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 3217 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City joins 'highfalutin' climate change group

Mountain View is now a member of the Bay Area Climate Change Collaborative after a unanimous City Council vote last week. Read...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by close reader, on May 28, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 1786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Valley's Emotional Landscape, Exhibit of Works by Robert C. Schick at CSMA's Mohr Gallery

Visit Mohr Gallery from June 8 - July 26, 2009 to see the exhibition of works on paper by Mountain View artist Robert C....

Original post made by csma on May. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1788 Views

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District to gauge support for bond measure

Mountain View residents will soon be asked how they feel about a potential bond measure for the Mountain View Whisman Elementary...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by just wondering, on May 27, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 4 comments | 1805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police find missing patrol car

Mountain View police found a patrol car on Sunday that was stolen from a Shoreline Amphitheatre concert on Friday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Hahahaha, on May 27, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 6 comments | 1742 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Forbes calls Mountain View best town in the Bay Area for living well

Of all the cities and towns in the U.S. with populations under 100,000, Mountain View has been ranked by Forbes magazine...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on May 27, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 46 comments | 4513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council irritated over housing trust request

The City Council was divided last week over whether to give $150,000 annually to the Housing Trust of Santa Clara County...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 27, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 1867 Views

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Jamba Juice employee arrested for embezzlement

A 26 year old Mountain View woman was arrested by police on Monday for allegedly stealing cash and merchandise from her employer,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hey "Reader", on May 26, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 9 comments | 2184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thoits to sell key plot at San Antonio Center

After owning the land for more than 60 years, Thoits Brothers Inc. has decided to sell its portion of the San Antonio shopping...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mr. MV2, on May 26, 2009 at 12:56 pm | 36 comments | 2355 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain meetings on service cuts, fare hikes

Facing a projected deficit of over $10 million, Caltrain will hold public meetings Wednesday of next week to give Peninsula...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Meeting locations, on May 26, 2009 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 1820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View native grabs hold of Hubble

Mountain View's Megan McArthur, an astronaut who is part of the Space Shuttle Atlantis mission to repair the Hubble Space...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on May 25, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 8 comments | 2268 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Officials: Budget crisis will hit deep, hurt bad

Grim, dire, unprecedented, catastrophic, devastating. Officials from school districts and cities, counties, special districts...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jeanette Reynolds, on May 24, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 6 comments | 1973 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shoreline concert-goer steals police car

Mountain View police are looking for a stolen police car that they say was taken from Shoreline Amphitheatre on Friday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sam, on May 24, 2009 at 10:24 am | 5 comments | 2117 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Schools brace for cuts in wake of ballot defeats

After watching five of the state's six budget measures go down in flames Tuesday, local school administrators had one overarching...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by John Doe, on May 24, 2009 at 2:22 am | 5 comments | 1857 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reports of swine flu climb in Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department on Thursday reported 14 additional probable cases of swine flu, now referred...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by David, on May 23, 2009 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1949 Views
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