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MV teen wins LinkedIn grant

Mountain View teen Rohun Saxena proved innovative thinking starts at an early age after recently receiving a LinkedIn Innovation...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Pam Randall, on Jan 15, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 2094 Views

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Council struggles with plans for North Bayshore

In the first real City Council meeting of the year, members found themselves wrestling with a monstrous task -- how to use...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Unknown, on Jan 31, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 36 comments | 5513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council OK's 15 mph speed limits for schools

Drivers take note: 15-mile-per-hour speed limits may be coming to a school near you. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2014/01/17/council-oks-15-mph-spee...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Anna S., on Jan 16, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 1 comment | 2386 Views

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A skateboard with only one wheel

A Mountain View company may have developed the simplest electric vehicle yet. Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/news/2014/01/17/a-skateboard-with-only-one-wheel...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Feb 13, 2014 at 11:39 am | 5 comments | 5413 Views

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Gov. Brown declares drought emergency

In declaring a drought emergency today, Gov. Jerry Brown ordered state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by psr, on Jan 19, 2014 at 12:04 am | 4 comments | 3621 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Emergency officials get autism training

Mountain View's police and fire departments have been getting special training lately -- learning how to improve their interactions...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by William Stillman, on Jan 20, 2014 at 8:24 am | 6 comments | 2570 Views

RESTAURANTS

Palo Alto's dining renaissance

There's a generally held perception that the Peninsula dining scene is dead. But a walk through downtown Palo Alto on any...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by just me, on Jan 18, 2014 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 5478 Views

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Convenience store robbed at gunpoint

A convenience store on Old Middlefield Road was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night, according to police. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jan 29, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 4001 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Quest for fresh food boosts popularity of gardens

What could be more fun and educational for you and your children than growing your own food? It is an activity that more...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2014
Last comment by Rose Filicetti, on Jan 19, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 752 Views

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Suspicious fire destroys three cars

A suspicious fire that burned behind an auto body shop in Mountain View early Monday morning destroyed three cars, a fire...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Brianna, on Jan 21, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1211 Views

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MV fix-it man hangs up tools after 50 years

John Acord didn't start out as an appliance repairman. He was working on oil rigs in Saudi Arabia for Standard Oil when he...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 21, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 3146 Views

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No windfall for local schools in state budget

Though Gov. Jerry Brown is calling for big increases in education spending, Mountain View schools aren't likely to benefit...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by LASD Too, on Jan 21, 2014 at 10:45 pm | 3 comments | 1898 Views

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Council offers support for project at Castro and El Camino

While not yet final, on Tuesday a majority of City Council members gave thumbs up to a four-story apartment project which...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M Sosnow, on Feb 4, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 84 comments | 15056 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime briefs: restaurant burglarized, beer stolen

Burglars reportedly took a computer and cash register from a restaurant and beer from a storage shed. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by O, on Jan 23, 2014 at 12:28 am | 4 comments | 2250 Views

OTHER ISSUES

School's Haiti club needs community's help

A student club at Los Altos High School is gearing up for trip to one of the poorest and most dangerous countries in the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by James, on Jan 23, 2014 at 6:53 am | 2 comments | 1746 Views

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Google set to expand ferry to East Bay

Google has been testing a ferry boat service as it looks for ways to bring a growing number of its employees to Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Xoogler, on Jan 23, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 4 comments | 7580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos Parent Preschool celebrates 60 years

Los Altos Parent Preschool (LAPP) will celebrate 60 years of educating children with a series of events in 2014, including...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Lily Li, on Jan 25, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 1562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD can't force Bullis to move, judge rules

The Los Altos School District may not force Bullis Charter School to move to a site outside the district's boundaries, a...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Puh-leeze, on Jan 31, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 29 comments | 7468 Views

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Surprised by local housing costs? You shouldn't be

Silicon Valley has long been a place of human ingenuity, where ever larger worlds of data are packed onto shrinking computer...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 92 comments | 19689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Raising a family, making the grade

Liliana Rios Alvarez hasn't shattered the 4.0 GPA mark with Advanced Placement classes, nor is she a leader of any school...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 26, 2014 at 8:53 am | 3 comments | 3306 Views
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