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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers quick to accept new package

With both sides obviously aware that money is extremely tight this year, teachers and the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Observrer, on Nov 20, 2011 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 1304 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail hearing draws hundreds

Critics and supporters of California's proposed high-speed rail system faced off Tuesday in Palo Alto over a $98.5 billion...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2011
Last comment by Whatchu talkin bout Willis?, on Nov 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 1196 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crash and Need for Traffic Light at Villa and Mariposa

At about 6:20 this evening, an SUV entering Villa from Mariposa and a sedan traveling toward Shoreline on Villa collided....

Original post made by Pieter Kark, MD on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Wally, on Nov 23, 2011 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 1221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman eyes new school bond

Local elementary and middle school district officials are weighing whether to put a bond measure on the 2012 ballot, and...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by John Doe, on Nov 24, 2011 at 3:00 am | 1 comment | 1405 Views

AROUND TOWN

After 15 years, a new era for Day Worker Center

Though the recession might be easing, workers at the Day Worker Center of Mountain View are still having little luck in finding...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Nov 25, 2011 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 1060 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E readies for Wednesday windstorm

PG&E is preparing for strong winds that are expected to hit the Bay Area over the next two days. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Leif Pyle, on Nov 30, 2011 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 1170 Views

ELECTIONS

Eshoo focuses on woes of poor, middle class

Washington's lackluster efforts to represent the interests of America's poor and middle class was the focus of Congresswoman...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Joel Weddington MD, on Nov 30, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pelvic health program launches at El Camino

A new program at El Camino Hospital aims to provide the most comprehensive women's pelvic health services in the region. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 1, 2011 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 1373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tour reveals Google's efforts to go green

Google headquarters is a wealth of environmental friendliness, from plants that clean the air to toxin-free furniture. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Los Altan, on Dec 3, 2011 at 12:37 am | 1 comment | 1400 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Miffed over meeting minutes

A City Council effort to save money has apparently backfired, causing city planning commissioners to call a new system of...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Agreed, on Dec 5, 2011 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 1247 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tap water may turn milky on Peninsula

If Peninsula residents notice their tap water turning white or milky in the coming month, it's not just their imagination...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Cawfee, on Dec 5, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1267 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Decked out for the holidays

Mayor Jac Siegel introduces Julia Topp, 6, a first-grader at Castro School, and her 4-year-old sister Darolyn. The girls...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Tails, on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1403 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free talk on search for extraterrestrial intelligence

Frank Drake is giving a free lecture about the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) at 7:45 p.m. on Friday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Worldallwrong, on Dec 7, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 1370 Views

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Local grocery store hit in card-skimming scam

The Lucky grocery store in Mountain View is among 20 Bay Area stores in the Save Mart Supermarket chain where tampering...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by fantasy, on Dec 8, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 1196 Views

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Let it glow

Festive head gear firmly in place, local children Jayden and Kiana wait in the evening chill for the start of the annual...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by The Grinch, on Dec 9, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1239 Views

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Man robbed at gunpoint

A man was robbed of his cell phone, keys and wallet in the carport of his apartment complex in the early hours of Thursday...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 9, 2011 at 6:29 pm | 1 comment | 1613 Views

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Foothill professor is an astronomy star

The chair of the Foothill College astronomy department has just been made an honorary member of the Royal Astronomical Society...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Dec 12, 2011 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 2445 Views

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Council gives commission a bit more power

Thanks to a City Council decision Tuesday night, the Environmental Planning Commission's relatively small role in city government...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Dec 12, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids get hands-on with nature

Fifth-graders from Huff Elementary and a handful from a Crittenden Middle School combination class spent a recent week at...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 14, 2011 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 2561 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voices Around Town

How do you feel about the proposed ban on outdoor smoking? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7406...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by B, on Dec 15, 2011 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1270 Views
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