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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
There are no comments yet. 5272 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5267 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 | 5264 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Middle Men'

Oh, Hollywood. You're always messing with our heads. The opening titles to "Middle Men" say it's "Inspired by a True Story,"...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by filmnotmovie, on Aug 9, 2010 at 12:41 am | 1 comment | 5264 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 5261 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 | 5256 Views

AROUND TOWN

LinkedIn offers job-search help for the homeless

A group of 55 homeless people paid a visit to LinkedIn's Mountain View headquarters Friday where dozens of LinkedIn employees...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 5256 Views

ELECTIONS

Council incumbents battle newcomers in Chamber debate

Three City Council incumbents defended their records against three challengers in a debate hosted by the Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Oct 8, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 5256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District to vote on parcel tax

In an effort to make up for falling revenues from state and federal sources, Los Altos' elementary and middle school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Count Me Out Too, on Mar 9, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 62 comments | 5247 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 | 5244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Startup event attracts middle school students

Students were introduced to the world of startups at weekend-long workshop at Crittenden Middle School. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Apr 19, 2014 at 10:01 am | 2 comments | 5242 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino pulls the plug on dialysis

Two down and one to go. El Camino Hospital recently closed its Oak Pavilion dialysis center and is slated to shut down its...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by YourRealName, on Jul 27, 2014 at 4:04 am | 6 comments | 5241 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA reaches $3 million settlement for toxic cleanup

Nearly 30 years after circuit board manufacturer CTS Printex left Mountain View for Fremont, the company has agreed to pay...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 5240 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police use Tasers on two fighting women

Mountain View police used their Taser guns on two young women early Saturday morning on Castro Street after officers were...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Allie V., on Sep 11, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 5237 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 | 5236 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The challenge of Chekhov

Anton Chekhov is one of Russia's most human and accessible writers. Nonetheless, "Three Sisters," which debuted Saturday...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2007
Last comment by Chekhov enthusiast, on Sep 22, 2007 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 5227 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members slam Civil Grand Jury reports

City Council members felt that three grand jury reports critical of the city's practices were not worthy of much discussion...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by shaggnasty, on Sep 28, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 33 comments | 5222 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fired police officer files suit against city

A former Mountain View policeman last week filed a lawsuit against the city, alleging that his supervisors illegally fired...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 11, 2015 at 9:55 am | 17 comments | 5222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Immigrant House heads to its new home

One of the Mountain View's oldest domiciles, the former farm-laborer cottage known as the Immigrant House, is settling into...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Marty Estrada, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:23 am | 5 comments | 5222 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 | 5221 Views
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