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SCHOOLS & KIDS

City is growing, public school attendance is dropping

Mountain View schools are facing a strange predicament. The local economy is humming along, people are moving into the city...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jun 12, 2015 at 1:45 am | 74 comments | 9805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hangar One, Moffett airfield officially up for grabs

The possibility of Moffett Federal Airfield becoming an airport for private business jets is now a real option after a "request...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on May 31, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 14 comments | 9738 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prowler arrested after sneaking into Mountain View home

A Mountain View man was arrested on charges of burglary and attempted sexual assault after he allegedly broke into a home...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Sep 15, 2013 at 7:21 am | 9 comments | 9722 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council backtracks after cat owners pounce on licensing law

After public outcry, on Tuesday City Council members were persuaded to scratch new regulations for pet owners in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Jun 14, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 29 comments | 9685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by A Book Buyer, on Apr 29, 2015 at 11:54 pm | 31 comments | 9673 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino Hospital appoints three new board members

El Camino Hospital's board just got bigger. In a move intended to help the hospital board make better decisions, the health...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Cade Brighton, on Dec 19, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 3 comments | 9636 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raising money to maintain 'Hope'

A charitable group that has been feeding local homeless men, women and children for the past two years is attempting to raise...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 9626 Views

AROUND TOWN

SAP Palo Alto vice president arrested for LEGO scam

The wealthy vice president of Palo Alto software firm SAP Labs, LLC will be charged on Tuesday with four felony burglary...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Nora22, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 9616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police searching for missing woman

Mountain View police are searching for a missing woman last seen at a Mountain View gas station Tuesday evening. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 14, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 9614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A vote for plutocracy

On Nov. 26, the Santa Clara County Board of Education allowed the Bullis Charter School to amend its enrollment procedure...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by LASD Parent, on Dec 21, 2007 at 3:07 am | 2 comments | 9581 Views

BOOKS

'Poor schools endanger U.S. prosperity'

Though academic achievement of U.S. students is improving, it still ranks poorly compared to other developed countries and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Oct 18, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 9545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merlone-Geier Asks City for Shared Parking for San Antonio Center

In what has to be one of the strangest twists yet in the shared parking saga for the San Antonio Center project, Merlone...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by YYXX, on May 21, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 17 comments | 9466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hangar One's fate: NASA Inspector General won't back down

Following the backlash over a June 2011 report pushing for the disposal of historic Hangar One and Moffett Federal Airfield,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Aero-Swiss, on Dec 21, 2012 at 2:37 am | 9 comments | 9462 Views

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Holiday Fund: Your chance to help those in need

The economy of Silicon Valley is booming for many residents -- but not all of them. The ==I Voice== Holiday Fund is a way...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by plymouth, on Nov 26, 2013 at 10:12 am | 5 comments | 9461 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing, transportation are top issues for council candidates

In a crowded City Council race, Mountain View's nine candidates are already busy introducing themselves and their platforms...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Sep 6, 2014 at 11:14 am | 36 comments | 9434 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fitness center to replace Grant Road businesses

City Council members struggled to keep a bagel shop in business as a shopping center owner proposed to replace it and several...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 72 comments | 9429 Views

ELECTIONS

MP mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway, and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 58 comments | 9423 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Inspector General: Google execs saved millions on jet fuel at Moffett

Google's founders have been getting an improper bargain on jet fuel at Moffett Field, according to a report released Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by David, on Dec 28, 2013 at 12:20 am | 7 comments | 9382 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo, Lofgren seek more answers before Syria vote

With the U.S. Congress preparing to debate a potential military strike at Syria, Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, and Zoe Lofgren,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 6, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 7 comments | 9368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: Crazy for craft beer

Never ask Ted Kim a simple question about beer. If you do, you're in for a discourse on the qualities of craft beer, its...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by GG, on Jun 27, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 46 comments | 9353 Views
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