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AROUND TOWN

Where to savor the end of summer

Summer is drawing to a close, but chances are the warm weather plans to stick around for another month of comfortable outdoor...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Sep 13, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 4 comments | 5477 Views

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An American dream deferred

What's spurring the surge of Central American immigrants to come to the United States? In a special report from Guatemala,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by , on Dec 8, 2014 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 4305 Views

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Mountain View's fire chief stepping down

Mountain View's top fire official, who ushered in greater cooperation among the hodgepodge of South Bay emergency agencies,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Disagree COMPLETLY, on May 21, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 6 comments | 3739 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Flooded with red tape

A torrential downpour is a welcome sight in the midst of drought, as long as it does not result in your living room resembling...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by elie, on Jul 22, 2015 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 1555 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman robbed at gunpoint

A 65-year-old San Mateo woman was robbed at gunpoint in Mountain View last week after the suspect took her cellphone and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Liz, on Oct 22, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 4 comments | 2604 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Somewhere in the middle

The mundane and the cosmic are side by side in Los Altos Stage Company's production of "Middletown," which creates a quiet...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Ugh, on Feb 4, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 256 Views

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Educators devalued

The "two Americas" that John Edwards describes were ironically illustrated in the Oct. 26 <I>Voice</I></B>. Two separate...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by Jonathan, on Nov 8, 2007 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 3945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council puts focus on youth and gangs

After naming gang violence as a top concern, the City Council put its money where its mouth is Tuesday by voting to permanently...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 2, 2008 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 3642 Views

ELECTIONS

Local dad loses name dispute with Boy Scouts

A Mountain View father lost a bid in federal court in San Francisco on Tuesday to use the name "Youthscouts" for a youth...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2008
Last comment by JF, on Nov 3, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 4344 Views

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Officials unveil plans for billion-dollar research hub

In what was billed as a "defining moment" for Silicon Valley, leaders from NASA Ames, local colleges and U.S. Congress trumpeted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Ralph Otte, on Mar 18, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 5 comments | 2651 Views

ELECTIONS

Low turnout expected for special election

Tuesday is an election day in California, and voters will be presented with six measures aimed at balancing the budget. But...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on May 18, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 3 comments | 2838 Views

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Resentment lingers at BMW dealer

After a two-month strike last year allowed them to keep a union contract, albeit with fewer benefits and pay, a large group...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by wtf?, on Aug 21, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 5 comments | 2221 Views

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City opens spigots on recycled water

The city of Mountain View is celebrating the launch of a $19.8 million recycled water system that officials say may not be...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Nov 16, 2009 at 3:31 am | 8 comments | 2970 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Lost hiker rescued by local Air Guard wing

Moffett-based Air National Guardsmen, recently back from Afghanistan, navigated their helicopter through mountainous terrain...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Bear Grylls, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 1668 Views

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Residents mull HSR design options

In a meeting Monday night about the consequences of high speed rail in Mountain View, local residents found themselves mulling...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by MtnView, on May 14, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 15 comments | 1789 Views

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Making money for Moffett

When it comes to finding the $7 million a year it needs to operate the airfield at Moffett Field, NASA Ames is between a...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Myra Orta, on Jul 28, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 1559 Views

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Schwarzenegger vetoes rail 'accountability' stick

With a stroke of his line-veto pen, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday killed a budget provision that would have forced the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Shannon, on Oct 18, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 1895 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo to keep contact with constituents despite Arizona shooting

Meeting face to face with the public is "the one of the most basic functions relative to democracy," U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:55 am | 8 comments | 1749 Views

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Google's construction plans a sign of commitment

With the penning of a new 53-year land lease, Google is planning to construct a building in Mountain View for the first time...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Salinger, on Apr 9, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 2682 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Builders flood city with proposals, two denied

Local real estate development appears to be back in full swing, as a parade of developers came before the City Council Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 5 comments | 2200 Views
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