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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 | 3050 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 | 2612 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 | 2449 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 | 3238 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 | 2515 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 | 2691 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 | 2643 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 | 2614 Views

AROUND TOWN

New projects buck the trend

While sales of commercial real estate have slowed nationwide, Mountain View is experiencing a surge of new office development...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 27, 2008 at 6:17 pm | 4 comments | 2419 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No free lunch? Try Castro

Castro Elementary School has become a neighborhood hangout over the summer, ever since the Mountain View Whisman Elementary...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by USA, on Jul 25, 2008 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letters to the Editor

<B>Is Cuesta Annex pit really open space? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=4303 posted...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Jul 27, 2008 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 2474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will high-intensity math pay off?

Mountain View Whisman's four-week math intervention program, held at Foothill College throughout July, is showing encouraging...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 20, 2008 at 1:31 pm | 15 comments | 2749 Views

SPORTS

Local skater's Olympic dreams

While sports fans gear up for this summer's Olympic Games in Beijing, Mountain View resident Katie Dano already has her heart...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Miss Ingalls, on Jul 30, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 4 comments | 3432 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman: New algebra requirement not a problem

Local administrators say a new state ruling that requires all eighth graders to take Algebra I will not affect their previous...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 26, 2008 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 2576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local girl takes fifth at Soap Box Derby finals

Mountain View resident Alison Parman took fifth place among hundreds of drivers at the 2008 All American Soap Box Derby,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 29, 2008 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 2611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Replacement workers force end to BMW strike

After eight weeks of picketing along El Camino Real with no pay, striking service writers and mechanics at BMW of Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Scab, on Aug 15, 2008 at 11:37 am | 12 comments | 2588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Navy to announce Hangar One's fate within days

The Navy is putting the "finishing touches" on a report evaluating options for Moffett Field's Hangar One, home of the USS...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by Devon, on Jul 31, 2008 at 9:52 am | 3 comments | 2490 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fire at former A&W controlled within 20 minutes

Firefighters remained at the scene of a one-alarm fire this evening that burned a Filipino restaurant in Mountain View that...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 28, 2008 at 5:47 am | 3 comments | 2704 Views

ELECTIONS

How voters can fight climate change

Last week the City Council considered a proposal to let Mountain View voters set specific goals for reducing the city's carbon...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2008
Last comment by David, on Jul 31, 2008 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 3128 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Better safe than sorry on immigration

The disclosure in last week's <I>Voice</I></B> that when making an arrest, in most cases Mountain View police officers do...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2008
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Aug 3, 2008 at 11:50 pm | 5 comments | 2665 Views
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