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BOOKS

Schools win Google tech education grants

Two of Google's 25 winners for this year's Home, Sweet Home initiative are Castro and Theuerkauf schools. The grant allows...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Ron H., on Jul 24, 2015 at 11:38 pm | 176 comments | 49637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online schools offer education by proxy

Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Ashlynjohnson, on Jul 24, 2015 at 11:29 pm | 7 comments | 2918 Views

AROUND TOWN

electric scooters on the Stevens Creek Trail

The city has posted signs along the Stevens Creek Trail saying that electric scooters will be allowed on the trail starting...

Original post made by parent on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jul 24, 2015 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist dies following car crash

The Palo Alto man who suffered critical injuries earlier this month after he was struck by a vehicle in Mountain View died...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by mommy, on Jul 24, 2015 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 485 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DeLeon, get out of my face!

Last week's edition of the Mountain View Voice contained ELEVEN full-page advertisements for DeLeon Realty. We get the message,...

Original post made by reader on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Another reader, on Jul 23, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 165 Views

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Unique frozen treat

Shaved snow is not ice cream, and it's not shaved ice. The Taiwanese frozen dessert, xue hua bing, resembles paper-thin ribbons...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Dennis Feick, on Jul 23, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 5931 Views

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Kepler mission spots new Earth-like planet

A planet being hailed as a possible "Earth 2.0" has been discovered by the NASA Kepler exploration mission. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by konrad M. Sosnow, on Jul 23, 2015 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 1482 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local political consultant joins El Camino Hospital board

After rapid-fire interviews and a handful of questions, the El Camino Healthcare District board chose a Stanford lecturer,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Wise choose, on Jul 23, 2015 at 1:38 pm | 4 comments | 2482 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

change.org petition for youth mental health beds

Santa Clara County does not have one inpatient mental health bed for our children and adolescents. I would be so grateful...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Jul. 23, 2015
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City approves plan to close down RV park

Twenty-one households will be displaced from a North Whisman RV park to make way for a new row-house development approved...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by MV Worker, on Jul 22, 2015 at 7:10 pm | 12 comments | 3546 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Flooded with red tape

A torrential downpour is a welcome sight in the midst of drought, as long as it does not result in your living room resembling...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by elie, on Jul 22, 2015 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 794 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A gym for Silicon Valley's heavy hitters

Silicon Valley may feel like the fighting ring for the tech titans, but a new franchise is hitting on the belief that old-fashioned...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Mark Noac, on Jul 22, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2611 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime is down, but thefts are still high

Crime is on a downward trend in Mountain View, but that isn't stopping thieves from burglarizing homes and businesses, according...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by 27 year resident, on Jul 22, 2015 at 5:31 am | 3 comments | 2512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High shut down following Facebook threat

Gunn High School was shut down Thursday afternoon after a student reported a "threatening" Facebook post to police, Superintendent...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jul 20, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2392 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dispute over human rights measure in Mountain View

When it comes to basic human rights, there's surely some fundamentals that most can agree on. For instance: Everyone has...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 20, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 656 Views

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Pedestrian injured in vehicle collision

An 85-year-old pedestrian suffered major injuries after he was struck by a vehicle Thursday in Mountain View. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 19, 2015 at 5:42 pm | 12 comments | 3120 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rep. Anna Eshoo to send airplane-noise survey to Federal Aviation Administration

Acting on numerous complaints by her constituents regarding an increase in aircraft noise, Rep. Anna Eshoo has assembled...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 18, 2015 at 1:14 pm | 6 comments | 1403 Views

MOVIES

New Batkid film has local origin story

On Nov. 15, 2013, 5-year-old cancer survivor Miles Scott had his wish come true for one day, he got to don a costume and...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Lydia Sherrill, on Jul 17, 2015 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 1568 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State study finds texting while driving is on the rise

In a worrying trend, more California drivers are using their cell phones while driving this year than last, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by True, on Jul 17, 2015 at 2:38 pm | 5 comments | 992 Views
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