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High temperatures could break Bay Area records today

The weather is heating up in the Bay Area this Earth Day, and decades-old high-temperature records could be shattered today,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by A.C., on Apr 23, 2013 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 870 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google prepares to spiff up city's free WiFi

Google has yet to make any money by giving away Internet access through its free WiFi network. But the company appears poised...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by John Kellner, on Apr 23, 2013 at 1:58 am | 6 comments | 2211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo to host Saturday meeting on gun control

The topic of gun legislation, and the Senate's failure this week to pass a bill to strengthen the nation's gun laws, will...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by MV resident, on Apr 22, 2013 at 5:43 pm | 11 comments | 1111 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Earth Day

Every week, the Mountain View Voice heads downtown to Castro Street to ask locals a question about a current event. This...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New rules for healthier school lunches

A week after the First Lady and the nation's agriculture secretary unveiled new federal standards for school meals, local...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by ABC, on Apr 21, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 17 comments | 2506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Military families talk toxic contamination with EPA

Military families living on and around a toxic groundwater plume at Moffett Field aired their concerns Monday about toxic...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Prop 65, on Apr 19, 2013 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 1146 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hurt foot kept MV runner out of Boston Marathon

A last-minute foot-injury kept a Mountain View runner home and out of the Boston Marathon, she told the Voice on Monday....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by wally, on Apr 18, 2013 at 11:59 pm | 5 comments | 880 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Arts committee chair resigns after comments

Before City Council members could vote to remove or censure him Tuesday night, Chris Parkinson resigned his post as chair...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 18, 2013 at 8:25 pm | 10 comments | 971 Views

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Community college district to make tough cuts

Although good news appears to be on the horizon for higher education, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Apr 18, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 5 comments | 794 Views

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City zeroes in on bike, pedestrian safety

The city is continuing to ramp up efforts to make Mountain View more pedestrian friendly after residents called for safer...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by anna, on Apr 17, 2013 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 1024 Views

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Get up close to the Solar Impulse

After assembling their solar-powered plane at Moffett Field and working out the kinks in the skies above the Bay Area, the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Aviator, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 2 comments | 2690 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New trend? Kindergarten enrollment rates drop

Officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District have reported a significant drop in the number of kindergartners...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 17, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 15 comments | 901 Views

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Pumped up and ticked off

A fight broke out at the 24 Hour Fitness on Showers Drive on the morning of April 12, stemming from an argument over whether...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mel, on Apr 17, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 699 Views

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County asks residents, firms to save energy today

Energy officials want residents and business owners to cut down on electricity use today, after several San Jose Pacific...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 17, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 815 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford professor Adam Johnson wins Pulitzer for fiction

Adam Johnson, associate professor of English at Stanford, won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for his novel, "The Orphan...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by HarvardMom, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 1090 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Minton's fight results in dueling petitions

Prometheus Real Estate Group has hired a firm to gather signatures in support of a controversial apartment development at...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Michael ( Minton Fariss) Duerksen, on Apr 16, 2013 at 9:58 am | 39 comments | 2704 Views

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Neighbors sought stop sign where pedestrian was hit

When Mountain View resident Ruifan Ma was struck and killed last week, it was at an intersection where neighbors have wanted...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Apr 15, 2013 at 9:07 pm | 24 comments | 1910 Views

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CEO leaves company to her employees

When Iris Harrell decided to retire in 2001, she didn't have an heir to leave her remodeling company to, and didn't want...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:48 pm | 13 comments | 1431 Views

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CEO leaves company to her employees

When Iris Harrell decided to retire in 2001, she didn't have an heir to leave her remodeling company to, and didn't want...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:45 pm | 3 comments | 985 Views

BOOKS

Scuffle in Safeway parking lot

A shoving match in a Safeway parking lot ended not with a bang, but with murmured threats of mutual prosecution on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 1194 Views
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