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Council OKs eminent domain to secure alley rights

On Tuesday night, members of the Mountain View City Council unanimously approved the use of eminent domain to get itself...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Waiting4Congestion, on Jul 7, 2014 at 11:58 am | 7 comments | 7419 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:33 am | 50 comments | 7391 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SEIU protests at Google

For some, a job at Google is the stuff dreams are made of, but for security guard Manny Cardenas, it's been more of a nightmare. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 5, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 31 comments | 7384 Views

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Police warn of package-stealing 'Grinches'

The Mountain View Police Department is asking that residents be on alert for "Holiday Grinches" on the prowl. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Hairy Kalahan, on Dec 20, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 10 comments | 7366 Views

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Deported felon re-arrested at Rengstorff Park

Police say they have called Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding a previously deported felon and gang member after...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Tex, on Apr 26, 2009 at 9:59 am | 50 comments | 7353 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: Reopening Whisman-Slater school 'a given'

Parents and kids alike came out in big numbers Thursday night to show support for reopening an elementary school in the Whisman...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Apr 27, 2014 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 7293 Views

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El Camino bus lanes nixed by council, again

The City Council spent two and half hours discussing a plan for dedicated bus rapid transit lanes on El Camino Real on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Rodger, on Jan 27, 2012 at 10:56 am | 29 comments | 7275 Views

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FDA orders local firm to stop selling DNA tests

The Food and Drug Administration has ordered Mountain View-based 23andMe to immediately stop marketing its DNA sequencing...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by SP Phil, on Nov 29, 2013 at 9:11 am | 8 comments | 7211 Views

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Help for kids with severe food allergies?

Stephanie Lau-Chen's children are picky eaters. According to the Mountain View mother, there are only a handful of restaurants...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by allergy symptoms, on Oct 14, 2013 at 4:52 am | 10 comments | 7162 Views

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49er fans may seek parking in MV

City Council members spent a considerable amount of time Tuesday night wrestling with a potentially huge parking problem...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Caltrain, on Jun 23, 2014 at 11:25 pm | 31 comments | 7157 Views

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Hacker Dojo wins reprieve from city

After the city threatened to shut Hacker Dojo down on Jan. 31, a fire alarm being installed at the last minute will allow...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Godwin's Law, on Apr 12, 2012 at 5:01 am | 26 comments | 7141 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 | 7097 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 | 7085 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 | 7080 Views

ELECTIONS

Chris Clark Next in Line to be Mayor!

As of the time that I am writing this, today's edition of the MV Voice is not yet posted online (or at least I can't find...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by MtnViewless, on Jan 11, 2014 at 11:19 am | 14 comments | 7076 Views

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Will a new plan save the burrowing owls?

As Mountain View's population of burrowing owls is dwindling, authorities are being prodded to approve a new plan to save...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Rebecca Shapley, on Sep 22, 2011 at 11:14 pm | 34 comments | 7075 Views

MOVIES

Mountain View High student wins Google open source contest

As the winners of Google's open source contest, 10 high school students and their parents were flown to the company's Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on Sep 9, 2008 at 9:27 pm | 6 comments | 7074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emails, board report paint picture of Nelson's offending behavior

Judging from email exchanges between Mountain View Whisman School District trustee Steven Nelson and his colleagues on the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by @ Steven Nelson, on Oct 7, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 15 comments | 7053 Views

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Great gourds: decorative, and good to eat

Long gone are the days when the only squash people could name was zucchini. This fall, farmers markets and grocery stores...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Cao, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:17 am | 4 comments | 7049 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Viewpoint: City should at least study Google bridge

No one can dispute that the city has a tremendous problem accommodating the runaway growth that has permeated every facet...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Obvious, on Jan 6, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 49 comments | 7005 Views
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