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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham students take 'anything but a car' to school

Graham Middle School saw a sharp increase in the number of students who walked or biked to school on Nov. 1, "Anything but...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by EducatedMV, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 6 comments | 10216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's sister city devastated by typhoon

Super Typhoon Yolanda, considered the most powerful storm of its kind to make landfall, has struck Palo Alto's sister city,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Rubhie Masubay, on Nov 10, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 3001 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV cold-case killer convicted

Giovanni Duarte, a local man affiliated with a Mountain View off-shoot of the Nortenos street gang, was convicted on Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Mcbutters, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:20 am | 6 comments | 4251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Metals fire put out; 'Shelter in place' lifted

After extinguishing the metals fire that prompted "shelter in place" alerts from several Peninsula cities, Redwood City announced...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Think its safe today?, on Nov 11, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 9717 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Redwood City metals fire: 'shelter in place' alert lifted

Smoke from a two-alarm fire at a Redwood City metals-recycling plant triggered an air quality alert for San Mateo, Santa...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by What the Hell, on Nov 12, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 2836 Views

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Power outage affects 5,000-plus in MV

As many as many as 5,500 PG&E customers had their power knocked out in Mountain View this afternoon, a utility spokesman...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by PhilC, on Nov 13, 2013 at 7:40 am | 4 comments | 3017 Views

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Funding challenges cloud high-speed rail's future

With California's high-speed rail system preparing for a groundbreaking in Central Valley, the fate of the $68-billion project...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by No_issue, on Nov 19, 2013 at 11:43 am | 18 comments | 9637 Views

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Officials investigate Sims fire

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is investigating Sunday's fire at a scrap metal recycling facility in Redwood...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Pissed, on Nov 12, 2013 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 4975 Views

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NASA Ames' persistent star

NASA's Kepler mission was a dream that NASA Ames scientist William Borucki shared with Carl Sagan and others -- a telescope...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 12, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 8680 Views

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New track and field in the works for Crittenden Middle School

The city's middle schools may soon have some parity when it comes to playing field quality, after City Council members supported...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 16, 2013 at 7:05 am | 9 comments | 11118 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letters to the editor

<B>Invitation to visit comedy troupe at City Hall Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2013/03/29/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Arlene Imagawa, on Nov 13, 2013 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 592 Views

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"Moffett Gateway" site slated for office, hotel

The City Council decided Tuesday that a new hotel and office space would be the best use of a forested piece of city-owned...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Old BEn, on Nov 18, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 6 comments | 6552 Views

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New toxic hot spots linked to sewers

Environmental Protection Agency officials told residents Tuesday that the only plausible explanation so far for the mysterious...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 14, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 16205 Views

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Construction crew causes gas leak

A construction crew working on Plymouth Street, between N. Rengstorff Avenue and Sierra Vista Avenue, caused a gas line to...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 16, 2013 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 3732 Views

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'Tis the season, already

Is it really time to run our annual holiday story? The candle-lighting and hall-decking and jingling seem to be starting...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Mountain View resident, on Nov 14, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 2 comments | 3442 Views

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Another big apartment project approved

After being praised for its exemplary design, the City Council approved a project Nov. 12 that will bring 160 new apartments...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Linda, on Nov 19, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 51 comments | 3438 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local health officials hail new insurance law

Local health officials said they expect more people will seek help earlier for mental health and substance abuse problems,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 15, 2013 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 11346 Views

SPORTS

Ideafarm vows to fight conviction

Going against the advice of his public defender and drawing gestures of exasperation from prosecutors, Wo'O Ideafarm convinced...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Eat your soup, on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 30 comments | 14182 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gas lines cut on Second Harvest trucks

Gas stolen from two Second Harvest Food Bank trucks earlier this week will cost the nonprofit the equivalent of 34,000 meals...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 15, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 4829 Views

RESTAURANTS

The dough, re, mi's of pizza

According to pizza.com, there are more than 61,000 pizzerias in the United States. Americans eat about 100 acres of pizza...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2013
Last comment by Kath, on Nov 21, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 1140 Views
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