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City zeroes in on bike, pedestrian safety

The city is continuing to ramp up efforts to make Mountain View more pedestrian friendly after residents called for safer...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Janet L, on Apr 14, 2013 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 1239 Views

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Military families say they are in the dark about toxics

In an anonymous letter addressed to the Army and the local community late last month, military families living at Moffett...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Informed, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:16 am | 1 comment | 1261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New trend? Kindergarten enrollment rates drop

Officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District have reported a significant drop in the number of kindergartners...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 17, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 15 comments | 1391 Views

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Traffic delays expected on Foothill and Junipero Serra

Traffic along Foothill Expressway and Junipero Serra Boulevard may be impacted for months as Pacific Gas and Electric replaces...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by MV resident, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1683 Views

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Eshoo dedicates post office branch in honor of local soldier

Mountain View's downtown post office was dedicated this weekend to Ken Ballard, the Mountain View High School graduate who...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Apr 15, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1617 Views

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Hurt foot kept MV runner out of Boston Marathon

A last-minute foot-injury kept a Mountain View runner home and out of the Boston Marathon, she told the Voice on Monday....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by wally, on Apr 18, 2013 at 11:59 pm | 5 comments | 1103 Views

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Bullis not happy with district's facility offer

While the Los Altos School District described its April 1 facilities-sharing arrangement to Bullis Charter School as "the...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by LASD Sanity, on Apr 29, 2013 at 12:59 am | 141 comments | 3020 Views

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Pumped up and ticked off

A fight broke out at the 24 Hour Fitness on Showers Drive on the morning of April 12, stemming from an argument over whether...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mel, on Apr 17, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 930 Views

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Stanford professor Adam Johnson wins Pulitzer for fiction

Adam Johnson, associate professor of English at Stanford, won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel, "The Orphan...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by HarvardMom, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 1346 Views

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County asks residents, firms to save energy today

Energy officials want residents and business owners to cut down on electricity use today, after several San Jose Pacific...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 17, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1046 Views

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Get up close to the Solar Impulse

After assembling their solar-powered plane at Moffett Field and working out the kinks in the skies above the Bay Area, the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Aviator, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 2 comments | 6690 Views

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Arts committee chair resigns after comments

Before City Council members could vote to remove or censure him Tuesday night, Chris Parkinson resigned his post as chair...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 18, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 10 comments | 1288 Views

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LASD eyes former mayor's property

As Target proposes to rebuild its Showers Drive store, Los Altos School District officials are apparently eyeing the land...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Apr 26, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 73 comments | 4741 Views

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Military families talk toxic contamination with EPA

Military families living on and around a toxic groundwater plume at Moffett Field aired their concerns Monday about toxic...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Prop 65, on Apr 19, 2013 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 2661 Views

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200 apartments proposed for Castro and El Camino

In a long-sought redevelopment, a four-story apartment building with retail on the ground floor may soon go up at the corner...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cuesta Park Neighbor, on Apr 29, 2013 at 10:36 am | 16 comments | 1886 Views

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Plastic bag ban starts Monday

Shoppers take note: Mountain View's ban on plastic grocery bags begins on Earth Day, Monday, April 22. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 6, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 7 comments | 2168 Views

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200 apartments proposed for Castro and El Camino

In a long-sought redevelopment, a four-story apartment building with retail on the ground floor may soon go up at the corner...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Aug 2, 2013 at 9:26 am | 102 comments | 5711 Views

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TCE vapor test results not verified

Residents of a condo complex at 175 Evandale Avenue say recent tests of their homes for toxic vapors produced erroneous results....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Apr 26, 2013 at 3:14 am | 2 comments | 1478 Views

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'Every 15 Minutes'

A group of about 30 students, teachers and emergency responsers worked together to organize "Every 15 Minutes" at Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 30, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 14 comments | 2255 Views

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Eshoo to host Saturday meeting on gun control

The topic of gun legislation, and the Senate's failure this week to pass a bill to strengthen the nation's gun laws, will...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by MV resident, on Apr 22, 2013 at 5:43 pm | 11 comments | 1583 Views
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