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Theater review: Pedantic politics

TheatreWorks' production of this play of backroom political dealings is handsome, but the script fails to deliver. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 18, 2013 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 29331 Views

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When semiconductor companies dumped toxics down the drain

Thirty-five years ago, the Palo Alto Times ran a story headlined "Scores of fish killed by chemical spill in creek." It was...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 22, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 10 comments | 17241 Views

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Attempted homicide thwarted by malfunctioning gun

Mountain View police are asking for the public's help in an attempted homicide Sunday that left a man injured. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by sparty, on Oct 26, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 11353 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gamers play around the clock for a good cause

A room inside Mountain View's Hacker Dojo has been turned into the site of the third annual "Indie Games For Good" -- a marathon...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Yay, on Oct 21, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 4775 Views

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Pumar sentenced to one year in jail

Matthew Pumar, the driver who hit and killed a Mountain View man last summer, was sentenced to one year in county jail and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Afriend, on Feb 17, 2014 at 2:16 am | 28 comments | 12735 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Residents want a true community garden in Mountain View

In Mountain View, the words "community garden" have been used to describe the tiny city garden plots near Willowgate Street...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Gardener #2, on Oct 27, 2013 at 11:07 am | 12 comments | 3895 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fire department offers safe prescription drug disposal

The Mountain View Fire Department will be collecting unwanted prescription medications for disposal this Saturday, Oct. 26. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Carrie Sandahl, on Oct 24, 2013 at 8:47 am | 5 comments | 16984 Views

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Halloween happenings: Costumes, carnivals and concerts

Ready to get spooked? In a very nice way, that is. Halloween events in the Midpeninsula tend to be more friendly than frightening,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by PinkQueen, on Aug 28, 2014 at 12:30 am | 3 comments | 5448 Views

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A seat on the bus

Google is known for operating the largest private transit system in the world, shuttling thousands of employees to and from...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Lara, on Sep 5, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 20 comments | 23425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hurdles remain as LASD, Bullis pursue joint bond

Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School appear to be as close as they've ever been to compromise. However, comments...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ken, on Nov 5, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 34 comments | 11268 Views

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Bikes not safe on El Camino

What should the city do for south- or north-bound cyclists who want to ride between Palo Alto and Sunnyvale along El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 1389 Views

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Bus Rapid Transit options still being studied

There's been quite a bit of traffic on neighborhood email listservs regarding the Bus Rapid Transit project along the El...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 1674 Views

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Halloween block party killed by cars

As the City Council discusses the possibility of turning Latham Street into a bike boulevard, city staff denied a permit...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:01 pm | 29 comments | 4992 Views

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School district's code of conduct rules questioned

A prominent First Amendment lawyer and journalist had some choice words concerning a number of the rules outlined in the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 29, 2013 at 1:05 pm | 16 comments | 26497 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City manager, attorney and clerk get raises

On Tuesday the City Council approved raises for the three employees the council hires to oversee the daily functioning of...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 30, 2013 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 2613 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer buys funeral-home property

Palo Alto's oldest funeral home is closing its doors on Oct. 31, and the property's new owner is Yahoo Chief Executive Officer...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Oct 29, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 13887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Critical Mass? No, it's Kidical Mass

A mellow bike ride on Saturday aimed to get more families on their bikes. Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/news/2013/10/29/critical-mass-no-its-kidical-mass...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Oct 30, 2013 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 3929 Views

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Developer offers Milk Pail market new space

In its proposed second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, Developer Merlone Geier has offered Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by healthy shopper, on Jan 7, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 49 comments | 22174 Views

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Services set for couple killed by alleged drunken driver

A private funeral service for Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30, followed by a public memorial...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Nov 4, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 13 comments | 4247 Views

RESTAURANTS

San Antonio redevelopment's next phase moves forward

The largest shopping center redevelopment in decades came closer to fruition Tuesday night when the City Council expressed...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Dec 20, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 117 comments | 28058 Views
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