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City struggles to add park space

At Tuesday night's City Council meeting, it became clear how difficult it is to add new park space in the city as council...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by time-for-petition, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:45 am | 36 comments | 3749 Views

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Better late than never, Santa peddles in to kids' delight

Several hundred people, most of them young children, gathered in Mountain View's Civic Center Plaza on Monday night, waiting...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2007
Last comment by Don Frances, on Dec 7, 2007 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 3748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves raise for superintendent

Superintendent Craig Goldman is getting a raise. Trustees with the Mountain View Whisman School District approved a new three-year...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 24 comments | 3746 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sleek, snazzy, cool

Although my visits didn't start off well, the food was mighty impressive. Bold, expressive flavors without the mask of over...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mountain View, on Jun 20, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 3744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos district continues to battle Bullis

The years-long legal battle between the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School is not over yet, and the litigation...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Jewish Mom, on Dec 27, 2011 at 2:01 pm | 112 comments | 3743 Views

OTHER ISSUES

6.0 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.0 earthquake that centered near South Napa shook Bay Area residents in their beds early Sunday morning. U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Must agree, on Sep 2, 2014 at 2:08 pm | 19 comments | 3743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alza: the last of a breed

Many Mountain View nonprofits probably saw it coming when Alza was purchased by the medical conglomerate Johnson and Johnson...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 20, 2007 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 3741 Views

SPORTS

Local skater's Olympic dreams

While sports fans gear up for this summer's Olympic Games in Beijing, Mountain View resident Katie Dano already has her heart...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Miss Ingalls, on Jul 30, 2008 at 3:46 pm | 4 comments | 3740 Views

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Landowner wants Rose Market to stay

After a community backlash against plans for 200 apartments at the corner of Castro Street and El Camino Real, one of the...

Original post made on May. 26, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Jul 15, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 19 comments | 3737 Views

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Services set for couple killed by alleged drunken driver

A private funeral service for Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30, followed by a public memorial...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Nov 4, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 13 comments | 3736 Views

ELECTIONS

VOICE endorsement: Edge goes to Caserta in Assembly race

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=635 posted Thursday, May 29, 2008, 3:43 PM...

Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lynn Huidekoper, RN, on Aug 8, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 11 comments | 3734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tunneling under El Camino

Section by section, the Stevens Creek Trail is tunneling under El Camino Real as 4,000 cars an hour whiz by overhead. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2007
Last comment by Tristan Lawrence, on Sep 1, 2007 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 3733 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hundreds of apartments proposed for El Camino Real

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow two large apartment building projects to move through the city's planning...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 21, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 44 comments | 3732 Views

ELECTIONS

Community college parcel tax falling short

With 54 of 271 precincts reporting, it appears that a majority of Peninsula voters are in favor of a proposed parcel tax...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by jupiterk, on Nov 4, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 20 comments | 3729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council slashes Rengstorff condo proposal

The City Council came close to rejecting a proposal for high-density affordable condos at a study session Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2007
Last comment by Frances, on Oct 9, 2007 at 11:51 pm | 2 comments | 3727 Views

BOOKS

Local author finds sci-fi success with Martian thriller

It's hard to believe that Andy Weir doesn't work for NASA: computer simulations, mathematical calculations and chemical studies...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Mar 12, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 1 comment | 3727 Views

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Man beaten unconscious in downtown mugging

A man was beaten unconscious and robbed of his wallet while another suffered injuries after being attacked in a downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Hydroponics, on Nov 7, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 62 comments | 3726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District seeks input on middle school projects

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are looking for public input as they get ready to renovate two middle schools....

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by I work here, on Feb 9, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 6 comments | 3724 Views

ELECTIONS

Big war chests discouraged for council candidates

Candidates in this year's City Council election be warned: Go above the voluntary spending limit of $19,000 and many in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 17, 2008
Last comment by eric, on May 17, 2008 at 12:06 am | 1 comment | 3718 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council bans marijuana dispensaries

City Council members backed away from approving an ordinance allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View on...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by MJ, on Mar 11, 2011 at 5:51 pm | 49 comments | 3717 Views
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