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AROUND TOWN

Surprised by local housing costs? You shouldn't be

Silicon Valley has long been a place of human ingenuity, where ever larger worlds of data are packed onto shrinking computer...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 92 comments | 19346 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guns, jewelry stolen in burglary

Two handguns, cash and some jewelry were reported stolen from a home on the 100 block of Beatrice Street, police said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 22, 2013 at 10:59 am | 14 comments | 19292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cancer spike found near Superfund site

A study released Monday finds a historical increase in cancer among residents of northeastern Mountain View, where a large...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Aug 26, 2014 at 1:23 am | 28 comments | 18663 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'A hand up, not a hand-out'

It's hard living paycheck to paycheck. It's even harder if you happen to live in the heart of Silicon Valley, where, over...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by James, on Dec 7, 2013 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 18503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

It's OK to be little naive

Clad in their bright blue caps and gowns, the Los Altos High School class of 2013 flooded onto their school's football field...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 6, 2013 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 18405 Views

ELECTIONS

Planning director: 'Plan Bay Area' aligns with Mountain View's vision

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a controversial plan designed to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 21 comments | 18310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council closing in on plan for Google, North Bayshore

Potentially adding space for over 17,500 new office workers, a plan is coming into focus for Google's neighborhood north...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Barbara, on Oct 22, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 26 comments | 18165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open space district purchases secluded INE Ranch

For decades, coyotes, hawks and dusky-footed woodrats have roamed the secluded INE Ranch in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Few...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Already Back, on Mar 25, 2014 at 6:16 am | 11 comments | 18137 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local megachurch's charismatic leader resigns

Paul Sheppard, the beloved pastor who led the monumental growth of Abundant Life Christian Fellowship for 20 years, resigned...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jan 25, 2010 at 11:58 am | 534 comments | 18051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water board member quits his day job

A locally elected water board member has quit his day job with an environmental organization, citing, in part, "a little...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Nov 22, 2011 at 8:26 am | 5 comments | 17790 Views

AROUND TOWN

New toxic hot spots linked to sewers

Environmental Protection Agency officials told residents Tuesday that the only plausible explanation so far for the mysterious...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 14, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 17658 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Hall to switch off Google WiFi

Perhaps another sign that Google's free WiFi system in Mountain View is on its last legs, city officials are getting ready...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Trudy, on Mar 9, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 21 comments | 17266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EPA finds toxic vapors in Evandale homes

Above a much-studied toxic groundwater plume, the Environmental Protection Agency has found something of a surprise: toxic...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by jravanell, on Mar 17, 2013 at 9:04 am | 22 comments | 16750 Views

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Palo Alto resident, 85, being held in North Korea

A Palo Alto man was removed from a plane and is being detained in North Korea, his traveling companion to the country has...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Nov 22, 2013 at 8:15 am | 4 comments | 16538 Views

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Not just another chain restaurant

The verdict on Paul Martin's American Grill, a new chain outpost in Mountain View: uniformly flavorful food, generous portions...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Mar 24, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 5 comments | 16477 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: Bond measure for pricey facilities a no-go

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2013/11/06/council-bond-measure-for-pricey-facilities-a-no-go posted...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Greg Nelson, on Nov 9, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 15 comments | 16398 Views

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President Obama to speak at MV's Walmart

Walmart may seem an unlikely place for a president to visit, but President Barack Obama is set to come to Mountain View's...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jim G, on May 9, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 30 comments | 16361 Views

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Public meeting on controversial animal control ordinance

A community meeting for Mountain View's troublesome animal control ordinance is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29, at the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Sep 1, 2013 at 7:38 am | 36 comments | 16109 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local motorcycling figure Kari Prager dies

Kari Prager, longtime owner of the California BMW and Triumph motorcycle dealership in Mountain View, passed away at his...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mark Andreasen, on Apr 19, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 30 comments | 16030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fighting dog stabbed to death by neighbor

Animal Control officers are investigating whether a Mountain View resident was justified in stabbing a neighbor's Labrador...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by no more, on Oct 17, 2013 at 7:23 am | 37 comments | 15716 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
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Ode to Brussels Sprout
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Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,930 views