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ELECTIONS

Schmidt wins new District 7 seat on water board

The newly created seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District's board of directors will be filled by Brian Schmidt, a 43-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 5, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 3547 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gas smell the result of PG&E maintenance

The air in parts of Mountain View and Palo Alto was filled with a foul odor around noon Wednesday, after PG&E crews purged...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 6, 2010 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 1874 Views

SPORTS

Give BMX park a chance

Admittedly, it is difficult for a city like Mountain View to provide venues for every recreational interest that comes along....

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Daniel, on Nov 7, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 3107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Co-op preschool 'running out of time'

The Los Altos Parent Preschool is still on the hunt for a new home after being notified earlier this year that its lease...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 11, 2010 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 2392 Views

RESTAURANTS

Tons of tasty choices

Chalateco still looks like the Taco Bell it used to be, if not the Una Mas it was more recently. Don't worry. Chalateco is...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 13, 2010 at 3:31 am | 1 comment | 3429 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Garden proposal whacked

At its Tuesday night meeting, the City Council sided with neighbors, city staff and Parks and Rec commissioners by killing...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Sarah W., on Nov 15, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 2206 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Kittens flood local shelters

It's kitten season at local shelters, and this month for only $10, you can take one home. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3601...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Erik Parsons, on Nov 18, 2010 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 1991 Views

AROUND TOWN

High Speed Rail vs. El Palo Alto

High Speed Rail was a boondoggle from the start. It's a rail line to no where. It is based on good intentions surrounded...

Original post made by USA on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Adam Selene, on Nov 29, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1774 Views

RESTAURANTS

Plenty to savor

With the zillions of Chinese restaurants on the Peninsula, how do you go about finding the place that makes the mark? When...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 20, 2010 at 12:25 am | 1 comment | 3600 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Facebook CEO: 'Messages' = way of the future

Predicting people will call it "the way the future should work," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the Palo Alto social-networking...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 20, 2010 at 12:38 am | 1 comment | 2240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Be a mentor and change a kid's life

A study says that deterring one at-risk youth from a life of crime saves an estimated $2.6 million to $5.3 million. In that...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by Cliff, on Nov 20, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 1 comment | 2426 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A teacher's lament: I'm no Superman

I realize Davis Guggenheim's recent documentary film "Waiting for Superman" wasn't intended to bash teachers. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Someone who knows, on Nov 21, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 2117 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Million-dollar bail in alleged drug-rape in Castro bar

By Jon Wiener Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=1110 posted Friday, March 3, 2006, 12:00...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by mark anthony, on Nov 24, 2010 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 2638 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino clinical trial aims to catch lung cancer early

A new El Camino Hospital study, launched at the beginning of this month, aims to use a genetic test to determine which smokers...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 26, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1807 Views

RESTAURANTS

Room for improvement

Sometimes that first date is magical. You think a long-term relationship could develop. The object of attention, though,...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 26, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 3447 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino clinical trial aims to catch lung cancer early

A new El Camino Hospital study, launched at the beginning of this month, aims to use a genetic test to determine which smokers...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by james, on Nov 30, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail activities to slow down on Peninsula

California's high-speed rail project will begin between the small city of Corcoran and the unincorporated community of Borden...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Tom Lustig, on Dec 3, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 3162 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CHAC sees recession's toll from the frontlines

An army of counselors on 30 school campuses in the Mountain View and Los Altos area say they are seeing higher rates of divorce,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by BV333, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 3127 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man Barricades Self & S.W.A.T called in

Saturday December 4th a man barricaded himself in his home on Diericx Drive shortly after 11am and ended near 4pm with his...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Nick V, on Dec 6, 2010 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2690 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain to run 'Baby Bullet' express trains on weekends

Caltrain will be adding express service to its regular schedule of trains traveling between San Francisco and San Jose on...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Ross Finlayson, on Dec 6, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2576 Views
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Standardized Test Prep: When to Start and Whom to Hire?
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,378 views

Finger Food and a Blood Lite?
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,014 views