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No room for charter, superintendent says

The plan to introduce a new charter high school is getting a tepid reaction from local high school district officials. William...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Choice is good, on Oct 16, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 3 comments | 2306 Views

AROUND TOWN

City stands by cell tower regulations

Why is it that parents and neighbors who almost certainly use cell phones in every part of their everyday life go ballistic...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by ted rees, on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 3 comments | 2306 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google plans upgrades to its free WiFi service

Several weeks ago — and three years after giving the gift of free WiFi Internet to its hometown — Google met...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Oct 16, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 8 comments | 2305 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Retired judges address efforts to remove Brock Turner judge in letter

A letter released Wednesday by a group of retired Santa Clara County Superior Court judges speaks out against efforts to...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by PeterCao111, on Jul 8, 2016 at 1:55 am | 2 comments | 2305 Views

AROUND TOWN

No-Name Neighborhood Zones in Mountain View?

I've lived and owned a house in Mountain View for four and a half years now, and every year that the Voice puts out the...

Original post made by Margaret on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Jul 9, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 6 comments | 2305 Views

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Unfinished business on Mountain View Ave.

It's been two years since a developer walked away from an unfinished project behind McKelvey Park, leaving behind four partially...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Pennie Lee, on Aug 28, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 2305 Views

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Spotting the warning signs

High school staff went back to school for suicide-prevention training, following a "surprisingly high" number of attempted...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by MVborn, on Sep 7, 2010 at 6:51 pm | 8 comments | 2305 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sinks paid-parking due to dismal numbers

The city is pulling the plug on a paid-parking program meant to help control the downtown lots during 49ers football games...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by Keep MV Vibrant, on Jun 18, 2016 at 8:34 am | 8 comments | 2305 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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. 21, 2009
Last comment by John Doe, on May 24, 2009 at 2:22 am | 5 comments | 2304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook looks for new home

Social networking behemoth Facebook is hoping to connect with larger digs, and Menlo Park's Oracle campus is one of several...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Dec 2, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tennis teacher may be charged with child endangerment

A tennis instructor who allegedly fled from Palo Alto police Monday (Aug. 8) with four young students in his car that he...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:56 pm | 7 comments | 2304 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

COMING UP: Kickoff for Measure A campaign

The group running the effort to pass Measure A, a bond measure on the June ballot that would fund new classrooms for the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by John Doe, on Apr 9, 2010 at 1:23 am | 7 comments | 2303 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Laid-off workers turn to nursing

At the medical and nursing assistant classes run by the Mountain View-Los Altos Adult School, the impact of the recession...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Mary K, on Apr 28, 2010 at 6:41 pm | 4 comments | 2303 Views

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Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton sue rail authority

Palo Alto, Atherton and Menlo Park launched a fresh lawsuit Thursday against the California High-Speed Rail Authority, claiming...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Oct 6, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 6 comments | 2303 Views

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Council: build senior housing on downtown lot

Sensing a ripe opportunity to create more affordable housing downtown, Mountain View City Council members on Tuesday gave...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 28, 2016 at 7:35 am | 7 comments | 2303 Views

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Local band takes it 'Easy'

Just north of Highway 101, tucked into the back corner of a squat, unassuming strip of office space, Andrew Heine hunches...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jared Milos, on Aug 2, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 2302 Views

BOOKS

Love and Terror in Middle East

LOVE AND TERROR IN THE MIDDLE EAST, 3rd Ed., by Dr. Frank Romano: author event Saturday, Sept. 22nd, 1-4 pm, Barnes &...

Original post made by Dr. Frank Romano on Sep. 6, 2012
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AROUND TOWN

Residents to meet with PG&E over plan to strip backyards

Residents of San Lucas Avenue have succeeded in getting PG&E to meet with them as a group to discuss the utility company's...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Frustrated, on Sep 27, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 4 comments | 2300 Views

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Digital First Media to consider sale of company, local newspapers

Digital First Media, the media company that owns the San Jose Mercury News and The Daily News, announced Friday that it has...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Sep 16, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 5 comments | 2300 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area has most "mega commuters" in nation

Bay Area residents are more than four times more likely to be "mega commuters," according to a new report by the U.S. Census...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by kristine, on Mar 7, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 5 comments | 2299 Views
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