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AROUND TOWN

Fighting the law with free foie gras

Animal rights activists are up in arms over a local chef's decision to continue serving foie gras despite a new state law...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Bob Huenemann, on Jul 28, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 36 comments | 5504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rengstorff/Central Expy Traffic?

So happy to see the Voice's Town Square! Has anyone else noticed changes in the traffic pattern at Rengstorff and Central? I...

Original post made by Casper48 on May. 16, 2007
Last comment by Joanne, on Feb 23, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 9 comments | 5496 Views

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Total lunar eclipse visible in Bay Area tonight

Bay Area stargazers are in for a late-night treat tonight when the moon passes behind the Earth's shadow and leads to a total...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Apr 15, 2014 at 6:41 pm | 5 comments | 5493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent selection process criticized

At the Mountain View Whisman school board meeting Thursday evening, teachers expressed concern over how trustees handled...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ronelle, on Feb 5, 2010 at 4:19 am | 31 comments | 5490 Views

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Baby with no kidneys treated at Lucile Packard

A tiny baby born without kidneys to a United States Congresswoman is receiving treatment at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by a resident from another town, on Sep 7, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 13 comments | 5489 Views

AROUND TOWN

St. James Infirmary.......

I was a couselor at the Mt.View Methadone Clinic which was in the County Building at the intersection of Stirlin Rd and Moffett...

Original post made by Richard Gambatese on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by ta, on Jan 18, 2010 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 5488 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New grocer seeks city's help

Anne Origel, co-owner of Ava's Downtown Market and Deli, asked the City Council on Tuesday for some financial help as the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by JUST THINK ABOUT IT, on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 44 comments | 5475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Drought persists despite weekend storms

The parched Bay Area got a soaking over the weekend, but not enough to alleviate drought concerns, weather and state water...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by tommygee54, on Feb 10, 2014 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 5473 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Self-healing' proponent to speak in Mountain View

After a series of unsuccessful surgeries during his childhood failed to fix his severe cataracts, doctors told Meir Schneider...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by robert, on Dec 22, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 5471 Views

RESTAURANTS

Fabulous prefab

Mountain View may soon be the only Bay Area city to have a genuine 1930s-era prefab diner, trucked out from the East Coast...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2007
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Aug 26, 2007 at 8:41 am | 3 comments | 5465 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 | 5460 Views

OTHER ISSUES

President arriving in Bay Area for Los Altos Hills event

President Barack Obama is scheduled to fly into San Francisco International Airport tonight for a short fundraising visit...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Um, on Jul 25, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 40 comments | 5452 Views

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The day the video store died

Nostalgia lines the shelves in Videoscope, Mountain View's last video rental store. Videoscope, located at 2290 W. El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by TimePassages, on Jun 25, 2013 at 8:09 am | 12 comments | 5446 Views

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Last stop for Evelyn light rail station?

On Aug. 7, Valley Transportation Authority board members will vote on whether to close Mountain View's Evelyn Avenue light...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 5, 2014 at 6:02 am | 14 comments | 5436 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: Measure M would limit top El Camino salaries

The CEO and many upper management officials working for El Camino Hospital could see their paychecks greatly reduced this...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jim Palmer, on Apr 26, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 5429 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Immigration forum seeks to allay fears

As the nation continues to debate its immigration laws, a handful of Spanish-speaking Mountain View residents came to St....

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2007
Last comment by agoldgawl, on Jan 24, 2009 at 12:58 pm | 34 comments | 5424 Views

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A spirited local business

Within minutes of the beginning of our conversation, Dave Classick makes his intentions plain. "Our whole function here is...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Yah but, on Jul 8, 2013 at 9:47 am | 14 comments | 5423 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pedestrian killed on Shoreline Boulevard

Police say the man who was killed when he was hit by a truck while walking in Mountain View Monday night is 26-year-old Erik...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Dawn, on Apr 13, 2012 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 5421 Views

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Residential burglaries up this year

Local residential burglaries are up, according to officials with the Mountain View Police Department. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mountain View 1980, on May 31, 2013 at 5:06 pm | 11 comments | 5415 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mayor proposes flying rainbow flag

The city's first openly gay mayor, Chris Clark, has proposed another first: flying the rainbow flag on a city hall flag pole. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 21, 2014 at 5:04 am | 31 comments | 5415 Views
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