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Drought persists despite weekend storms

The parched Bay Area got a soaking over the weekend, but not enough to alleviate drought concerns, weather and state water...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by tommygee54, on Feb 10, 2014 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 4628 Views

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Google wins Hangar One lease

Preservationists can rejoice -- Hangar One will be restored. Google has won a lease deal for the massive hangar and operation...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by ac, on Feb 15, 2014 at 9:32 pm | 21 comments | 19759 Views

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Flu deaths in state continue to climb

At least 30 people in the Bay Area have died from the flu this season and 202 are confirmed to have died statewide, according...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Feb 10, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 2543 Views

RESTAURANTS

The star incubator

George Aviet is a carpenter, electrician, plumber, janitor, cabinet-maker, painter and visionary -- and the owner of Chez...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Seda, on Feb 11, 2014 at 1:35 am | 1 comment | 2587 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Shirley Temple Black dies at her home in Woodside

Shirley Temple Black died Monday night at her home in Woodside. She was 85. Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/news/2014/02/11/shirley-temple-black-dies-at-her-home-in-w...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:27 am | 3 comments | 5047 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Funding questions loom over high-speed rail's new plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by un_nat, on Feb 16, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 14 comments | 7430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

League banners get a sporting chance outside schools

A unanimous decision by members of the Mountain View Whisman School District board will open up a couple of visible new spots...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 12, 2014 at 10:21 pm | 5 comments | 3802 Views

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City Council votes to ban styrofoam containers

While its use is nearly phased out in the environmentally conscious Bay Area, not everyone was in agreement about the evils...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Forward from here, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:08 am | 57 comments | 13786 Views

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Dual Immersion to stay at Castro

The administration of the Mountain View Whisman School District is going back to the drawing board after residents in the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by fellow parent, on Feb 18, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 24 comments | 7905 Views

ELECTIONS

Get ready, it's a council election year

It's only February, but at least four candidates have filed statements of interest to run for City Council in the November...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 26, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 86 comments | 11115 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County needs programs for domestic violence victims and abusers, group says

Eleven people died due to domestic violence in Santa Clara County in 2013, up from nine the year before, and the county should...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by MVcitizen, on Feb 13, 2014 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 3658 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Scholarship to honor former Castro student

A scholarship fund is being created in memory of Garon Bolden, a former Mountain View resident who penned a popular pro-education...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Nan Recker, on Feb 13, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 700 Views

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$120M Rengstorff train crossing nearly shovel-ready

While it seems unlikely to be built anytime soon, a plan for a Rengstorff Avenue under-crossing at the Caltrain tracks was...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Weird Mountain View, on Feb 28, 2014 at 5:14 pm | 47 comments | 4179 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Raucous gun control event spurs council review of chamber policy

NRA members packed the City Council chambers last weekend to shout down speakers promoting tighter local gun control laws,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 50 comments | 10891 Views

OTHER ISSUES

App to help heart attack victims

Sudden cardiac arrest? There's an app for that. Health and safety officials from Mountain View are endorsing the local launch...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Brock, on Mar 1, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 4653 Views

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Wednesday: Sen. Hill holds online 'town hall'

State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, invites residents in his 13th Senate District to join an online "town hall" meeting from...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Feb 19, 2014 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 3139 Views

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Google offers MV better internet access

The gifts from Google just keep coming this month. Last week it was the restoration of Moffett Field's landmark Hangar One....

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:48 am | 37 comments | 10872 Views

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'Don't fund evil'

Riffing off of Google's corporate mantra, the Raging Grannies lent their voices to a protest outside the search giant's Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by jane, on Feb 20, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 6 comments | 6156 Views

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Mi Pueblo may stave off bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo, the San Jose-based grocer with local stores in Mountain View and East Palo Alto, will ask a federal court to approve...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Paul W, on Feb 19, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 6556 Views

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Locals rally for city to boost minimum wage

A group of over 50 people gathered outside Mountain View City Hall Wednesday to call for a pay raise for the city's poorest...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by MV Snob, on Feb 26, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 60 comments | 12041 Views
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