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El Camino Hospital to build new $50 million mental health facility

Plans are well underway to build a new, $50 million behavioral health services facility at El Camino Hospital in Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 26, 2014 at 4:23 am | 3 comments | 6472 Views

ELECTIONS

Water district race heats up

Gary Kremen, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of the dating site Match.com, has entered the race for the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Benica, on Aug 2, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 3483 Views

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Spare the Air alert called for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air Alert for Tuesday, meaning that burning wood...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Weather guy, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City is growing, public school attendance is dropping

Mountain View schools are facing a strange predicament. The local economy is humming along, people are moving into the city...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jun 12, 2015 at 1:45 am | 74 comments | 11260 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County leaders to introduce equal pay ordinance

Santa Clara County and San Jose leaders plan to introduce an equal pay ordinance to echo efforts being made at the state...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 5, 2015 at 4:28 pm | 12 comments | 2396 Views

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Outside the box

The majority of houses in Old Mountain View are decades-old country homes, complete with bay windows, front porches and other...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Fed Up, on Apr 23, 2008 at 2:55 pm | 17 comments | 4975 Views

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Voice makes push for mail delivery

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint and eliminate use of the ubiquitous blue plastic bags, the <I>Voice</I></B> is...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 25, 2008 at 11:16 am | 11 comments | 2937 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Binkley found not guilty by reason of insanity

A jury concluded this morning that Sargent Binkley was legally insane during his armed robbery of a Mountain View Walgreens...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:00 am | 59 comments | 4338 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County declares state of emergency for H1N1

Santa Clara County officials declared a local state of emergency Tuesday due to the H1N1 swine flu virus. The Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Andrew Bachmann, on Oct 1, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 2 comments | 2004 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Driver escapes Caltrain smash-up in San Mateo

Peninsula Caltrain service was delayed most of Monday evening when a driver escaped from her stalled car just before it was...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by James Thurber, on Dec 22, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1813 Views

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COMING UP: Benefit for hearing impaired

Quota International of Mountain View/Los Altos will host its annual Spring fashion show this Saturday to benefit services...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Loretta Merry, on Mar 19, 2010 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1476 Views

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City could pull off a balanced budget

While the "Great Recession" has forced other cities to make painful budget cuts and run large deficits, it appears that Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Citizen, on Jun 15, 2010 at 9:07 am | 6 comments | 1577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal funding at risk as schools miss test targets

Two local elementary schools have failed to hit state-defined education targets for two consecutive years. That failure has...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Laid Off Teacher, on Sep 13, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 23 comments | 3925 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Minton's -- going, going, gone

Machines and supplies were sold for pennies on the dollar as the city's oldest business was liquidated, lot by lot, at an...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Shelby Morgan, on Nov 21, 2010 at 1:55 pm | 5 comments | 3021 Views

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Google discriminates in hiring, protestors say

Recently, the Voice covered a protest at the Google campus, which called for more transparency from the search company. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Contractor 1, on May 1, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 11 comments | 3306 Views

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Two dozen trees saved on El Camino

Late last year the city marked for removal 28 red oak trees planted in the 1970s on El Camino Real. The oaks were lifting...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Aug 10, 2011 at 3:03 pm | 4 comments | 1911 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Move gas pipe from under school?

Officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District would like to see PG&E remove both gas lines running beneath Crittenden...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 10, 2011 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 1674 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School bond measure near approval

The Mountain View Whisman School District board appears poised to move forward on a $198 million bond measure to pay for...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by MV 1980, on May 13, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 49 comments | 2943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College district refinances bond

The local community college district is refinancing, ensuring those who own property within the district will pay lower rates...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Dr. Collateral, on May 16, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1985 Views

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A new home for the Pearson house?

Retired VTA light rail driver Josephine Manoli says she has plenty of room in her backyard for the historic Pearson House,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 9, 2012 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1855 Views
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