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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 | 1499 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 | 1139 Views

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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 | 1226 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 | 1665 Views

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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 | 1454 Views

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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 | 1521 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 | 1327 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 | 1345 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 | 1473 Views

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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 | 1466 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 | 1279 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 | 1287 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 | 1684 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 | 2525 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 | 1348 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 | 2914 Views

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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 | 1340 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: Council should drop 'survey' idea

Does anyone think that Mountain View voters will agree to tax themselves so the city can afford to build affordable housing...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Laura Macias, on Dec 29, 2011 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1371 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View's top stories of 2011

One thing you can say about 2011 for Mountain View: it certainly hasn't been dull. We look back at the top headlines, from...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Dave Francis, on Jan 4, 2012 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 1901 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Diet-supplement distributor pays $1.5M settlement

A Canadian corporation and its American affiliate agreed to pay $1.5 million in civil penalties and costs after being sued...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Stephan, on Jan 6, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 1615 Views
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