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OTHER ISSUES

Homeless woes in affluent Mountain View

Early Monday morning, Tom staked out a spot behind a 7-Eleven in Mountain View, keeping a close eye on three bags stuffed...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by BitterAngry Resident , on Apr 25, 2015 at 12:32 am | 20 comments | 5339 Views

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Peet's Coffee & Tea selling for $1 billion

Longtime Bay Area fixture Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc. will be sold to a German company for $1 billion, the Emeryville-based...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jul 24, 2012 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 5338 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV man accused of torture, sex abuse to stand trial

A Mountain View man who allegedly tortured and beat his girlfriend's teenage brother for months will stand trial on four...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Know it, on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:01 am | 7 comments | 5336 Views

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Man hits officer after confronting Google employees

A Southern California man was arrested outside a Google office building last Monday after an argument with Google employees...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Antonio Hutchinson, on Sep 30, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 12 comments | 5333 Views

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MVHS rocks out at graduation

The Mountain View High School class of 2013 celebrated the end of four long -- sometimes trying -- years with an evening...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Jun 6, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 5332 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New suit claims high-speed-rail officials 'misled' public

Just weeks after California's high-speed rail project withstood a court challenge from a group of Peninsula cities, the agency...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2013 at 9:47 am | 20 comments | 5327 Views

ELECTIONS

The Voice's editorial endorsement: Mountain View Whisman district board

The Voice editorial board recommends supporting incumbent Ellen Wheeler and challenger Greg Coladonato for the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Angel, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:30 am | 35 comments | 5326 Views

OTHER ISSUES

How big is that house, really?

A home's square footage is a number easily misrepresented, especially when determining ever-ambiguous "liveable space." Measurements...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 20, 2014 at 2:14 am | 1 comment | 5323 Views

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Teen takes top prize in Y Combinator hackathon

Mountain View startup incubator Y Combinator held a hackathon over the weekend, where a teenager beat out 400 other hackers...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Aug 6, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 4 comments | 5320 Views

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Former Assemblyman Ira Ruskin dies from brain tumor

Longtime former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years, died on July 3, according to his family....

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Stanley Kuperstein, on Sep 9, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 5317 Views

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Cyclists cheer improved bike lanes

A typical bike lane normally doesn't get much attention, but this bike lane is hardly typical. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by MVBRod, on Aug 19, 2015 at 8:53 am | 37 comments | 5311 Views

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Home solar installations tripled in '07

It's been a blazing year for solar power in Mountain View, with residential solar installations tripling from 84 at the start...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Dec 20, 2007 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 5310 Views

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Three-city gun buyback to be held Feb. 23

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Feb 15, 2013 at 11:39 pm | 12 comments | 5310 Views

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Shoreline: Drug use at weekend festival worries safety officials

Safety officials are urging attendees at the Beyond Wonderland two-day electronic dance music festival at Mountain View's...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by No More Noise, on Oct 3, 2013 at 11:10 pm | 51 comments | 5310 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2015 at 12:02 pm | 32 comments | 5309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court sides with Bullis

Bullis Charter School does not have to change its enrollment policies, and can continue to grant attendance preference to...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by New BCS Parent, on Apr 29, 2008 at 12:25 pm | 22 comments | 5304 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 | 5298 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Patient checks out -- five years later

Last Tuesday, on the sixth floor of El Camino Hospital's medical care unit, a small gathering of nursing staff and others...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 8, 2007 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 5297 Views

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MV to test bike share program

Mountain View could be among three transportation hubs to test out a new bike share program this spring, thanks to a $500,000...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 6, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 30 comments | 5294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Differences between local high schools

Can someone please explain the differences between Mountain View and Los Altos High Schools? Can Los Altos students decide...

Original post made by Los Altos Mom on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 8, 2007 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 5292 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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