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AROUND TOWN

Local company's toxic plume map causes alarm

Palo Alto resident Bob Wenzlau has taken on the task of mapping the various toxic plumes in Mountain View and surrounding...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Back in NYC, on Jun 9, 2014 at 7:02 am | 22 comments | 6977 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air alert issued for Sunday

High area temperatures have prompted a Spare the Air alert for Sunday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by z, on Jun 8, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 1647 Views

ELECTIONS

Urban design critic joins debate over city's development

Google's hometown of Mountain View has become a flash point for the debate over Silicon Valley's resistance to allowing new...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 21 comments | 4196 Views

RESTAURANTS

Farm to play

Once upon a time, downtown Los Altos was all about antiques and senior citizens. Now, if you don't have small children and...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Meridith, on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 195 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council member shares vision for North Bayshore

Recently John King of the San Francisco Chronicle published an article entitled "Mountain View stuck in past when it comes...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jun 6, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure AA still a nail-biter

The election results for Measure AA, which is asking for $300 million to fund recreation and wildlife preservation, were...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jun 6, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1572 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime brief: Gyro House burglary caught on video

Police are looking for a man who burglarized the Gyro House restaurant in downtown Mountain View on May 23. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by dc, on Jun 6, 2014 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 2559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too many office development proposals?

Mountain View's real estate boom has hit a new threshhold: city planning director Randy Tsuda told the City Council that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by CodeRed, on Jun 6, 2014 at 9:18 am | 35 comments | 5841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

14 arrested in connection with arson fire

Police have arrested 14 people in connection with a fire that burned a house in the 1700 block of Fordham Way in the early...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by CodeRed, on Jun 6, 2014 at 6:56 am | 104 comments | 18623 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV police chief leaving for private security post

After 28 years in law enforcement, Mountain View Police Chief Scott Vermeer announced Tuesday that he will leave his career...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:45 pm | 1 comment | 453 Views

ELECTIONS

Smith wins county sheriff's race, Sylva secures judgeship

Sheriff Laurie Smith was re-elected and Julianne Sylva secured the county judgeship in a low-turnout primary election in...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 5, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 1700 Views

OTHER ISSUES

3 Steps to Control Your Urge to Eat

In fifth grade, I was allowed to be at home alone after school, instead of going to the neighborhood daycare. The kitchen...

Original post made by greenlitemedicine on Jun. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 102 Views

ELECTIONS

June 3 election: Voice editorial endorsements

The Voice recommends the following in the June 3 election: re-elect Sheriff Laurie Smith; yes on Proposition 42; yes on Measure...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Thanks Voice, on Jun 5, 2014 at 1:56 pm | 14 comments | 3111 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mayfield trees axed for Google

Residents of the Monta Loma neighborhood were surprised this week to see a number of trees chopped down around the former...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Christine, on Jun 5, 2014 at 11:41 am | 35 comments | 5665 Views

AROUND TOWN

June 3 election results

==I Links to local election results.== Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2014/06/04/june-3-election-results...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Be patient, on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 2624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mi Pueblo officially emerges from bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo Foods, the San Jose-based grocery chain that has a market in Mountain View, announced its formal exit from Chapter...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Weird Mountain View, on Jun 4, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 3 comments | 2626 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Open space bond measure too close to call

Measure AA -- a $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District -- was favored by voters Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by It was across mutiple counties, on Jun 4, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1832 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police Chief Vermeer as Google's next "top cop"?

Putting two + two together, Chief Vermeer appears in line to be Google's next "police chief". The former chief in Menlo Park,...

Original post made by Barry Burr on Jun. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 193 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Seniors vulnerable to accidents in home

Millions of seniors end up in the hospital every year in the U.S. because of falls and other accidents -- roughly a third...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Barb Przybylowicz, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 1652 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LAHS hosts discredited anti-drug program

An anti-drug program discredited by the state for inaccurate and misleading information continues to make presentations in...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Homesick Old Ben, on Jun 3, 2014 at 6:37 am | 9 comments | 3116 Views
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