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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens describe their stresses on 'Dr. Phil'

Nearly a dozen teens from Palo Alto said stress in their lives comes from trying to meet the expectations of peers, family,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Mar 15, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 3 comments | 2494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warren Buffet responds to Peninsula mom

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Seldon, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 11 comments | 2494 Views

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Spare the Air alert called for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air Alert for Tuesday, meaning that burning wood...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Weather guy, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2494 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA inches toward faster Mountain View light rail service

Taking light rail from Mountain View to San Jose could be much faster under plans in the works at the Valley Transportation...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on May 27, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 7 comments | 2493 Views

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No injuries after CalTrain hits car near Castro St.

A Caltrain passenger train hit a car near downtown Mountain View early Friday morning, police said. No one was injured, but...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Google Maps, on Feb 18, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 5 comments | 2493 Views

OTHER ISSUES

General Plan meeting focuses on San Antonio

The future of San Antonio shopping center was a popular subject last Thursday during a General Plan meeting held for residents...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by the Beard Papa kids, on Sep 16, 2009 at 1:27 am | 5 comments | 2492 Views

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VTA to buy 70 hybrid buses with stimulus funds

The board of directors of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority voted unanimously last week to authorize the purchase...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by southbay reader, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 8 comments | 2492 Views

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Landlord doubles rent, forces gym out of downtown

It's like the dot-com bubble all over again. Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7921 posted...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 6, 2012 at 6:19 am | 1 comment | 2492 Views

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Man challenges cop to a fight

A 35-year-old San Francisco man was arrested after he allegedly drank in public, verbally abused a police officer and challenged...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Poor choice, on Apr 2, 2015 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 2492 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Study: Bay Area bears weight of obesity

Rampant obesity is costing Bay Area businesses and taxpayers more than $9 billion a year, according to a new study from a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 2491 Views

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Community brief

<B>Feel good activism reaches new high Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6474 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by berry, on Nov 6, 2010 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 2491 Views

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Nearly 1,000 lightning strikes recorded in Bay Area

Lightning struck 978 times in the Bay Area Thursday night during a dry storm that prompted a Red Flag Warning for fire danger,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Electric Blue, on Aug 7, 2015 at 10:19 pm | 3 comments | 2491 Views

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Cities press VTA to move on transit woes

Firing off a proverbial warning shot, Mountain View and seven other West Valley cities sent a letter recently to the Valley...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by @Intelligent Realist, on Jan 8, 2016 at 11:03 am | 7 comments | 2491 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 | 2491 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two new mini-parks to be constructed soon

Tuesday was a good day for parks in Mountain View as the City Council approved a design for one on Del Medio Avenue and cleared...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:08 am | 5 comments | 2490 Views

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Owners seek shelter from 'CS' regulations

Likening the Commercial Service zone along Old Middlefield Way to a dying coral reef, property owners of offices, repair...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2009
Last comment by BULL DOZER, on Mar 14, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 2490 Views

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Rengstorff Park revamp could cost $139 million

City Council members appeared to back away from plans for a major revamp of Rengstorff Park on Tuesday, expressing shock...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Cali St. Swag, on Sep 24, 2011 at 6:14 am | 30 comments | 2490 Views

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Council moves forward with affordable studios; two popular taquerias to be displaced

Members of the City Council voted to continue the planning of a $9.3 million affordable housing project Tuesday that will...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by horrible news, on Jun 19, 2012 at 10:54 pm | 7 comments | 2490 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control measure aims for November ballot

Disappointed by the City Council's unwillingness to take stronger action, advocates for Mountain View's large tenant population...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Free Market, on Apr 12, 2016 at 8:03 am | 42 comments | 2490 Views

OTHER ISSUES

In city's new wage law, a modest proposal

The regional wave toward a higher minimum wage this week swept through Palo Alto, where city officials set aside their differences...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by USA, on Aug 31, 2015 at 10:44 pm | 2 comments | 2489 Views
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