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AROUND TOWN

Council supports flood basin

A flood basin at the Cuesta Annex came a step closer to reality on Tuesday, after the City Council voted 5-1 in favor of...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Jul 2, 2008 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 2784 Views

AROUND TOWN

No car, no recourse

When Vaibhav Chopda returned from a six-week vacation, his car was missing from his apartment complex's lot. As he soon found...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by Sue The Pants Off These Bums, on Jul 21, 2008 at 9:42 pm | 9 comments | 3591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local gay couples say 'I do'

It is a warm Friday afternoon with the sun lighting the fountain in C.W. Hobbs and Stephen Carney's back yard. The two jokingly...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by CW&Stephen, on Aug 9, 2008 at 9:18 am | 38 comments | 4976 Views

AROUND TOWN

No car, no recourse

When Vaibhav Chopda returned from a six-week trip to India last month, his car was missing from where he thought it was safely...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by jerry, on Jul 16, 2008 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 2380 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City rocked by double murder

Murder victim Omar Aquino left behind pictures on MySpace which indicate that a lifestyle he led in East Palo Alto may have...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2008
Last comment by FormerSylvan Park, on Jul 6, 2008 at 10:20 am | 5 comments | 2905 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Disabled activist puts city in his sights

George Louie weighs over 300 pounds, he says, and when his wheelchair has to roll off an unmodified sidewalk to cross the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2008
Last comment by randy edwards, on Jan 14, 2009 at 2:02 am | 7 comments | 2975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Give me a breakers

<B>WERE IT ANY</I></B> other week, I probably would not mind all the "preggers" complaints. I'm just glad people are reading! Read...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2008
Last comment by Brenna Smith, on Jul 6, 2008 at 9:06 pm | 2 comments | 2800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman accused of torching parents' house

A 52-year-old Mountain View woman has been arrested for allegedly trying to burn down her parents' Los Altos home early Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2008
Last comment by MViewer, on Jul 9, 2008 at 11:11 pm | 1 comment | 2875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Condos approved for El Camino Real

A large mixed-use development at 1984 El Camino Real got unanimous approval Tuesday night after a higher density version...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2008
Last comment by MViewer, on Jul 9, 2008 at 11:16 pm | 1 comment | 2828 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: Voters won't decide on carbon goals

A wide-ranging City Council meeting Tuesday included discussions on global warming, office developments and Rengstorff Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by USA! USA!, on Jul 11, 2008 at 9:22 pm | 3 comments | 2737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gang expert Marco Garcia leaves schools to join force

After two years of helping combat gang activity at Graham Middle School, Marco Garcia traded in his suit and tie for a police...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by grew up in MV, on Jul 17, 2008 at 1:40 am | 3 comments | 3251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters call for 'oil free' president

About 30 members of MoveOn.org gathered on a crowded Mountain View intersection Wednesday to call for better federal energy...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2008
Last comment by the future of energy, on Jul 25, 2008 at 12:53 pm | 9 comments | 2923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No free lunch? Try Castro

A few local mothers beat the crowd and sit with their snacking toddlers on picnic benches at Castro Elementary School. Soon,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Jul 25, 2008 at 10:47 am | 25 comments | 3282 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sixty years and still dancing

<B>I GOT A NICE</I></B> letter in my mailbox recently, typed out on a piece of paper (remember those?) with a photo attached....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by Kenneth Koehn, on Jul 18, 2008 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 2827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Still no deal for BMW strikers

It's their seventh week on strike, and so far technicians and service writers at BMW of Mountain View have had no luck getting...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by Sanse, on Jul 24, 2008 at 8:34 pm | 4 comments | 2660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Restaurant faces wrecking ball

Charles Gardyn's 1946 building, at the corner of Rengstorff Avenue and Old Middlefield Way, is so full of code violations...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by Rob, on Sep 13, 2008 at 2:33 am | 11 comments | 3673 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VTA light rail train hits and kills pedestrian

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a VTA light rail train in Mountain View early this morning. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jul 21, 2008 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman hires another new principal

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=742 posted Monday, July 21, 2008, 10:53 AM...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by Not All, on Aug 24, 2008 at 9:50 pm | 22 comments | 3026 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tax hike proposed to fund BART extension

Once again, efforts are underway to bring Bay Area Rapid Transit to San Jose with the help of a sales tax increase. This...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Fafa Faya, on Aug 4, 2008 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 2827 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Unwritten law for violent immigrants

The recent tragedy in San Francisco, when a father and his two sons were gunned down in cold blood, allegedly by an undocumented...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jul 29, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 17 comments | 2852 Views
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