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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool racks up funds for new site

The Mountain View Parent Nursery School has raised big bucks in an effort to move to a new location next year, coming up...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Lynda, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs union wages for maintenance work

Workers who are contracted to maintain, repair, upgrade or demolish city structures are now going to be guaranteed prevailing...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by @stop the trolls, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 7 comments | 1375 Views

AROUND TOWN

New life in Old Mountain View

Old Mountain View is not quite living up to its name. Old trees line the sidewalks and populate the various parks, but beneath...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 17, 2014 at 3:40 am | 7 comments | 2010 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View OKs $10.30 minimum wage

In a dramatic meeting Thursday evening, Mountain View's City Council approved a new minimum wage law based on San Jose's,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Kitty, on Oct 16, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 18 comments | 3750 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local medical facilities amp up Ebola preparedness training

Stanford Medical Center and Palo Alto Medical Foundation are among medical facilities nationwide increasing Ebola preparedness...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
There are no comments yet. 797 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Personal Endorsement from a LASD Board Member

Endorsements 2014 http://lasdobserver.blogspot.com/2014/10/endorsements-2014.html It's election time, and like most folks...

Original post made by Thank You Doug on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Whoever, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 8 comments | 215 Views

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 ODB, on Oct 16, 2014 at 10:11 am | 167 comments | 40476 Views

ELECTIONS

The Voice's editorial endorsement: Mountain View Whisman district board

The Voice editorial board recommends supporting incumbent Ellen Wheeler and challenger Greg Coladonato for the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Angel, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:30 am | 35 comments | 3312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Coach K, on Oct 16, 2014 at 1:33 am | 27 comments | 2099 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Zuckerberg, Chan join fight against Ebola

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Tuesday that they have committed $25 million...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Susanne, on Oct 15, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 3 comments | 937 Views

ELECTIONS

Greg Unangst a Strong Candidate for Mountain View Council

In the October 10 issue of the Voice, I noted with interest that Greg Unangst is the only candidate for Mountain View City...

Original post made by Allen Henderson on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Oct 15, 2014 at 8:01 pm | 3 comments | 125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campbell man ID'd as victim in motorcycle crash

A Campbell man was killed Thursday while riding his motorcycle on northbound state Highway 85 in Mountain View when he collided...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2014
Last comment by loveheals, on Oct 15, 2014 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 1486 Views

ELECTIONS

Voice editorial endorsement: Yes on Measure A

The Voice editorial board recommends a yes vote on Measure A, to raise the City Council's salary. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 15, 2014 at 9:33 am | 4 comments | 976 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Huge campaign-funding discrepancy in water board race

Two candidates vying for Palo Alto voters in the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board race are spending vastly different...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by SRB, on Oct 15, 2014 at 9:23 am | 11 comments | 1771 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: Measure A to raise City Council pay

After an effort in 2006 to raise City Council pay to $1,500 a month failed by 700 votes, Measure A is another effort to boost...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jan Janes, on Oct 14, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 9 comments | 1871 Views

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Car crash suspect arrested

Police arrested a Sunnyvale man Sunday in connection with a hit-and-run traffic collision in Mountain View on Friday. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Stop the rolls, on Oct 14, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 4 comments | 2071 Views

ELECTIONS

Voice endorsements for school board races

Incumbent, challenger are best Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2014/10/03/voice-endorsements-for-school-board-races...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 14, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 144 Views

ELECTIONS

Updated: Video of KMVT's MV City Council Candidate Debate

Here is a link to KMVT's Mountain View City Council Candidate Debate, which aired live on Wednesday, October 8th. The debate...

Original post made by KMVT 15 on Oct. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 90 Views

ELECTIONS

Special interest groups invest in council election

The nine residents running for three City Council seats in the November election have some very different fundraising styles,...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by mike, on Oct 12, 2014 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 2530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council backs big El Camino Real plans

In a study session Tuesday, council members began finalizing the precise plan that is to guide future development of El Camino...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Oct 11, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 53 comments | 5195 Views
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