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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents cry foul on enrollment

It may be up to Lady Luck this year whether some incoming kindergarteners get into their neighborhood schools or special...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Jan 17, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 14 comments | 3904 Views

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City considers 'retirement incentive program'

As an alternative to laying off 33 city employees, the city of Mountain View is hoping to encourage some to retire early....

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 28, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 14 comments | 1637 Views

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Liz Kniss witnesses health care bill signing

Liz Kniss, a Santa Clara County supervisor who was invited to Washington, D.C., for the signing of President Obama's health...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by digger, on Mar 26, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 14 comments | 2266 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jose Antonio Vargas' life 'Documented'

Last night's presentation of Jose Antonio Vargas' new film was not the first, but it may have been the most significant for...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bummer, on Feb 16, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 14 comments | 6870 Views

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Last stop for Evelyn light rail station?

On Aug. 7, Valley Transportation Authority board members will vote on whether to close Mountain View's Evelyn Avenue light...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 5, 2014 at 6:02 am | 14 comments | 6446 Views

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Landlords' hidden spending may trigger new election law

Responding to the Voice's story that a landlord advocacy group hid $85,000 in late election spending from voters in November,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by SRB, on Jan 2, 2016 at 4:28 pm | 14 comments | 4644 Views

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Quick-stop tamale shop

Roberto Luna affectionately calls the convenience store he manages on California Street and Mariposa Avenue "the little store."...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Ramon, on Apr 15, 2013 at 7:30 am | 14 comments | 3535 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Big office project proposed for North Whisman

Well, that didn't take long. The City Council adopted a new general plan last year anticipating 1.1 million square feet of...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by DC, on Feb 18, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 14 comments | 3781 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A respite for the poor makes way for offices

The Pacific Euro Hotel is not the sort of place most people would want to stay. The smell of cigarette smoke permeates the...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 22, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 14 comments | 1936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mediation begins for Bullis, LASD

Officials and lawyers representing Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District began talks Tuesday in an attempt...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by MV Native, on Mar 12, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 14 comments | 1892 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bar owner battles with new landlord

A battle continues to ferment in a strip mall between a bar owner, a neighboring acupuncturist and their preschool-owning...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Oh Boy, on Aug 26, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 14 comments | 2240 Views

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Voice rescinds judgeship endorsement

After learning that San Jose attorney Steven Pogue contributed $500 to the 2008 Proposition 8 campaign to ban gay marriage,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on May 29, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 14 comments | 2469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman near decision on boundary change

The superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District is confident that the community approves of his district's...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by children aren't test scores, on Jul 30, 2012 at 9:43 am | 14 comments | 2415 Views

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MV police officer arrested on child porn charge

Mountain View police officer Kevin Nguyen was arrested Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of possession of child pornography,...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by FmrMt.ViewResident, on May 15, 2014 at 8:39 pm | 14 comments | 7901 Views

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Alza Corp. leaving city after 17 years

Johnson and Johnson, Alza's parent company, is shutting down operations in Mountain View, laying off 600 employees in the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by TJ, on Sep 28, 2015 at 11:50 am | 14 comments | 7752 Views

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City Manager Kevin Duggan to retire

After 21 years as Mountain View's well-respected city manager, Kevin Duggan has announced that he will be retiring next year....

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by homegirl, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 14 comments | 4314 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Funding questions loom over high-speed rail's new plan

Seeking to comply with a legislative requirement, the agency charged with building California's high-speed-rail system on...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by un_nat, on Feb 16, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 14 comments | 9524 Views

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Moffett guards nearly killed by 'gate runner'

NASA has confirmed that a driver moving at high speed plowed through Moffett Field's main gate last Friday night, nearly...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by MoonGuy, on Aug 1, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 14 comments | 1762 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area bike share to start in Mountain View

A Bay Area bike share program in Mountain View, San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose and Palo Alto will begin operating...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Aug 20, 2013 at 10:30 am | 14 comments | 8771 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City budget deficit shrinks to $750,000

Unexpected savings in health care costs helped reduce the city's budget deficit from a projected $1.1 million down to $750,000....

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 9, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 14 comments | 2014 Views
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