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Bus Rapid Transit options still being studied

There's been quite a bit of traffic on neighborhood email listservs regarding the Bus Rapid Transit project along the El...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 2956 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 | 2956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge sides with district on recent Bullis lawsuit

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge has ruled that the Los Altos School District did provide adequate facilities to...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by localmom2, on Dec 4, 2009 at 7:34 am | 10 comments | 2955 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman district finances looking rosier

The Mountain View Whisman School District anticipates having more money next school year than it had in 2010-11, thanks to...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by LASD Dad, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 2955 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two-alarm fire damages mobile home

A two-alarm fire damaged a residence in a Mountain View mobile home park Sunday morning. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=6522&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2013
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 14, 2013 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 2955 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girls' Middle School leaves Mountain View

Twelve years after it first opened its doors on Rengstorff Avenue, the Girls' Middle School is moving from Mountain View...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Fyi, on Aug 23, 2011 at 7:48 pm | 6 comments | 2954 Views

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County fires child services director

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has terminated the county's director of child support services following claims...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by The People vs JV, on Oct 28, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 4 comments | 2952 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA unveils innovative new tech

NASA Ames unveiled a little computer-operated machine that can manufacture spare spacecraft parts in space, including the...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:59 pm | 6 comments | 2951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools brace for cuts in wake of ballot defeats

After watching five of the state's six budget measures go down in flames Tuesday, local school administrators had one overarching...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by sc, on May 22, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 19 comments | 2950 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 | 2949 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Glitzy and geeky gather for Breakthrough Prize

Tech CEOs, top researchers and Hollywood celebrities will all converge at Moffett Field on Sunday for what might be considered...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Nov 6, 2015 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 2949 Views

ELECTIONS

Simitian easily prevails in three-way county race

With nearly 58 percent of the vote, State Sen. Joe Simitian easily prevailed in the three-way race to represent northern...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 7, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 2949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff student a whiz at math

A student from Mountain View has been named the second-best "Mathlete" among all fifth-graders in the country by a national...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by William Symons, on Nov 12, 2012 at 6:16 am | 1 comment | 2948 Views

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City Council candidate forums scheduled

The public will have a number of opportunities to learn about the views of Mountain View's City Council candidates in coming...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Wendee Crofoot, on Sep 1, 2014 at 1:19 am | 9 comments | 2948 Views

ELECTIONS

Hill, Lieber poised for November showdown

Jerry Hill and Sally Lieber cruised to victory at Tuesday's primary election and will now square off in November for a chance...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Don Wikey, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 2948 Views

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Neighbors offer compromise for McKelvey fields

Neighbors of McKelvey Park say they have a "win-win" solution to the controversy about how to revamp their neighborhood park,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Another concerned neighbor, on Nov 29, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 10 comments | 2947 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Incision-free cancer surgery at 91

Jean Stuetzle, 91, was diagnosed with lung cancer in April. Thanks to a high-tech, non-invasive treatment she received at...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by ernie, on Jan 18, 2011 at 4:45 pm | 5 comments | 2946 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Highway debris flattens tires in Mountain View

Nine vehicles driving on southbound U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View received flat tires this morning as a result of debris...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by vkmo, on Sep 28, 2015 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 2945 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board today approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification project...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Excellent!, on Jul 31, 2015 at 8:54 am | 5 comments | 2944 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trail connections a focus for new POST leader

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jul 7, 2011 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 2944 Views
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