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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 | 5227 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 | 5222 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Voice of Mountain View Echoes in Sri Lanka

I hear you voice ring out in this our global commons, as I read your town square here in South Asia. I wish you well and...

Original post made by Ivan John on May. 16, 2007
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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 | 5209 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 | 5207 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gamers play around the clock for a good cause

A room inside Mountain View's Hacker Dojo has been turned into the site of the third annual "Indie Games For Good" -- a marathon...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Yay, on Oct 21, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 5207 Views

RESTAURANTS

Games and grub

A San Mateo native, Vinny Ferrando has been a Bay Area sports fan for as long as he can remember. Practically raised at Candlestick...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Kari Hendricks , on Dec 12, 2014 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 5207 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5205 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 | 5204 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Menorah vandalized -- again

For the second year in a row, the eight-foot menorah placed in front of City Hall for the holidays has been vandalized. This...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by Leland L. Medearis, on Feb 22, 2008 at 10:03 pm | 3 comments | 5203 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County settles food storage lawsuit with Sysco

Ten California counties, including Santa Clara County, have settled a civil lawsuit filed against the Sysco Corporation regarding...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 22, 2014 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 5198 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 | 5197 Views

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CNPA awards

The Mountain View Voice was honored at a statewide journalism competition on Saturday with six first and second place awards....

Original post made on May. 4, 2014
Last comment by Waldo, on May 6, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 10 comments | 5196 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 | 5195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees delay vote on special education cuts

An agenda item to eliminate 11 full-time positions in the Mountain View Whisman School District's special education program...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:50 am | 16 comments | 5194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google gives $1 million to local schools

This morning Google announced it is giving $1 million to local elementary and middle schools with a grant aimed at helping...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 10, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 33 comments | 5191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Band Practice early in the morning

At 7 am every morning, we are hearing drums, symbols and brass instruments playing from the band practice at MV High School....

Original post made by neighbor on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 11, 2007 at 10:48 am | 7 comments | 5190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents say they would sue over special ed cuts

An item to reduce aide hours in the Mountain View Whisman School District's autism program was again pulled from the agenda...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Jan 22, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 21 comments | 5189 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Setting the record straight on Jacob DeWitt

I want to thank the numerous people who have contacted me during this very difficult time. Thank you for your sincere support...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Ray, on Feb 24, 2008 at 4:43 pm | 31 comments | 5188 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 | 5185 Views
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