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El Calderon restaurant to close after 44 years

Lita Lopez has decided to retire from El Calderon restaurant in Mountain View 44 years after she and her husband first opened...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Frankie, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 32 comments | 9437 Views

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Not so square after all

The Bows and Beaus Square Dance Club, a local singles and couples square dance club based in Los Altos, is kicking off its...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by Nanci, on Jan 25, 2014 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 7606 Views

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Google set to expand ferry to East Bay

Google has been testing a ferry boat service as it looks for ways to bring a growing number of its employees to Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Xoogler, on Jan 23, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 4 comments | 6017 Views

OTHER ISSUES

School's Haiti club needs community's help

A student club at Los Altos High School is gearing up for trip to one of the poorest and most dangerous countries in the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by James, on Jan 23, 2014 at 6:53 am | 2 comments | 1537 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime briefs: restaurant burglarized, beer stolen

Burglars reportedly took a computer and cash register from a restaurant and beer from a storage shed. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by O, on Jan 23, 2014 at 12:28 am | 4 comments | 2086 Views

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Prometheus gets OK for apartments

The City Council on Tuesday approved a 184-unit luxury apartment project for one of the city's busiest intersections, despite...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Jan 22, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 56 comments | 11556 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Why doesn't Google start a hovercraft service rather than the ferry to Redwood City

I was speaking with some engineers over the weekend who were talking about how much faster and cheaper a hovercraft service...

Original post made by PA Resident on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 22, 2014 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 2335 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No windfall for local schools in state budget

Though Gov. Jerry Brown is calling for big increases in education spending, Mountain View schools aren't likely to benefit...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by LASD Too, on Jan 21, 2014 at 10:45 pm | 3 comments | 1698 Views

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MV fix-it man hangs up tools after 50 years

John Acord didn't start out as an appliance repairman. He was working on oil rigs in Saudi Arabia for Standard Oil when he...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 21, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 2978 Views

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Suspicious fire destroys three cars

A suspicious fire that burned behind an auto body shop in Mountain View early Monday morning destroyed three cars, a fire...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Brianna, on Jan 21, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

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Editorial: TCE mystery is (nearly) solved

After many years of watching and reporting about EPA scientists and others tracking the underground migration of the toxic...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jan 20, 2014 at 10:17 am | 4 comments | 2937 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Emergency officials get autism training

Mountain View's police and fire departments have been getting special training lately -- learning how to improve their interactions...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by William Stillman, on Jan 20, 2014 at 8:24 am | 6 comments | 2402 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Quest for fresh food boosts popularity of gardens

What could be more fun and educational for you and your children than growing your own food? It is an activity that more...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2014
Last comment by Rose Filicetti, on Jan 19, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 588 Views

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Gov. Brown declares drought emergency

In declaring a drought emergency today, Gov. Jerry Brown ordered state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by psr, on Jan 19, 2014 at 12:04 am | 4 comments | 3028 Views

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801 El Camino Real Project is Highly Flawed

Cuesta Park Neighborhood Should Continue to Have a High Quality of Life. The 2030 General Plan, in the Quality of Life...

Original post made by konrad M. Sosnow on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Jan 18, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 15 comments | 5579 Views

RESTAURANTS

Palo Alto's dining renaissance

There's a generally held perception that the Peninsula dining scene is dead. But a walk through downtown Palo Alto on any...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by just me, on Jan 18, 2014 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 4858 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest 8 in meth bust

Law enforcement officials arrested eight suspects for allegedly selling more than 2 pounds of methamphetamine to undercover...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Human Paraquat, on Jan 17, 2014 at 11:50 am | 4 comments | 4249 Views

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Pick your dance partners carefully

Three men told police that they had their pockets picked by one of two women on the dance floor of Molly Magees in the early...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 17, 2014 at 7:02 am | 5 comments | 2810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council OK's 15 mph speed limits for schools

Drivers take note: 15-mile-per-hour speed limits may be coming to a school near you. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2014/01/17/council-oks-15-mph-spee...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Anna S., on Jan 16, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 1 comment | 1742 Views

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Stanford panel: economy, not war on poverty, failed

The U.S. economy's failure to deliver jobs has left the country with persistently high rates of poverty and income and wealth...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Hmm, on Jan 15, 2014 at 4:25 pm | 5 comments | 2829 Views
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