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ELECTIONS

Five candidates, three seats in LASD race

The deadline to run for three open seats on the Los Altos School District board of trustees came and went Wednesday, and...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by David, on Aug 27, 2009 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 2952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google employee charged with grand theft

A Google employee entrusted with maintaining the Internet giant's server installations countrywide has been arrested for...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Anon...., on Aug 26, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 8 comments | 2038 Views

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Greens land recycling gig at Art & Wine Festival

A few weeks from now, the Art & Wine Festival will take over Castro Street for a weekend, generating tens of thousands of...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by whynot, on Aug 21, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 1609 Views

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Water District makes play for ball fields

This Tuesday, the City Council will take up a familiar debate: the idea of turning a local park into a 15-foot-deep flood...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:34 am | 2 comments | 1643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girl, 13, dies at Palo Alto train crossing

A passenger train struck and killed a girl on the tracks Friday night in Palo Alto at the same crossing where two teenagers...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Linda Musgrave, on Aug 26, 2009 at 6:27 am | 11 comments | 1954 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo shares details of health care proposal

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, talked about the need for health care reform, the status of the current proposals and...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 25, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 4 comments | 1990 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another train death averted by quick-thinking Caltrain engineer

A recent spate of tragedies along the tracks has everyone, perhaps especially Caltrain engineers, on edge. But among the...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by grateful, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 1928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School year begins for MV Whisman kids

Elementary and middle school students in the Mountain View Whisman School District bid farewell to summer on Tuesday as they...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Sep 9, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 10 comments | 2404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caltrain, suicide experts address teen deaths

Caltrain officials said Monday that the best way to deter teen suicides on Caltrain tracks is to address mental health issues...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Barry Jones, on Aug 25, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 2177 Views

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Impromptu BMX park bulldozed by city

In the name of safety and to protect itself from lawsuits, the city took a bulldozer last week to the result of years of...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 57 comments | 3925 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council supports McKelvey Park flood basin

The Mountain View City Council appeared to support transforming McKelvey Park into a 15-foot-deep flood basin in a plan that...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by faker, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:23 am | 3 comments | 1887 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coroner releases name of 13-year-old train victim

Catrina Holmes, 13, of Palo Alto, was officially identified as the girl who stepped in front of a passenger train on Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Reality Check, on Aug 28, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 3 comments | 1858 Views

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Ad hoc BMX park bulldozed by city

In the name of safety and to protect itself from lawsuits, the city took a bulldozer last week to the result of years of...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Erik, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 1811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Districts sift through STAR test results

This year's standardized test results show that local schools are working hard to improve their scores. The question is:...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 9, 2009 at 7:09 am | 27 comments | 4527 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The Best of Mountain View 2009

For shoppers and diners in Mountain View, some business owners stand out among the crowd. These are the heroes. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Zeke, on Aug 30, 2009 at 10:03 am | 3 comments | 2984 Views

ELECTIONS

Second 'telephone town hall' goes smoothly

A second "telephone town hall" held Monday evening by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo went smoothly and won praise from callers...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:43 am | 7 comments | 3139 Views

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Unfinished business on Mountain View Ave.

It's been two years since a developer walked away from an unfinished project behind McKelvey Park, leaving behind four partially...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Pennie Lee, on Aug 28, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 1811 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letters to the Editor

<B>Get engaged on college board appointment Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5400 posted...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Gramdma, on Aug 28, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 2095 Views

OTHER ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Eshoo sidesteps health care noise

For Rep. Anna Eshoo, the low-tech telephone, coupled with a high-tech telephone network, proved to be the best way to filter...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:11 am | 18 comments | 2679 Views

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Reserve center hosts soldiers' homecoming

After a year-long tour of duty in Iraq, 45 U.S. Army soldiers reunited with their families Sunday at a Mountain View reserve...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by former Signal Officer, on Sep 3, 2009 at 4:42 pm | 9 comments | 2165 Views
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