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AROUND TOWN

Google trades new WiFi for old system

The end is near for the city's aging Google WiFi system, City Council members decided Tuesday. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Mar 2, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 20 comments | 3760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bringing back wrestling

A group of local parents are prepared to go to the mat in support of a proposal to bring back Mountain View High School's...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bob Capriles, on Mar 1, 2014 at 5:50 pm | 5 comments | 2271 Views

OTHER ISSUES

App to help heart attack victims

Sudden cardiac arrest? There's an app for that. Health and safety officials from Mountain View are endorsing the local launch...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Brock, on Mar 1, 2014 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 6499 Views

AROUND TOWN

$300-million Open Space bond wins approval

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District board of directors unanimously approved a $300-million bond measure Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 27, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 3431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water district calls for greater conservation

Just hours before the skies above the Peninsula began to dump rain into local creeks and reservoirs, the Santa Clara Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmm,, on Feb 27, 2014 at 10:59 am | 7 comments | 5055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leadership Mountain View accepting applications for the Class of 2015

Leadership Mountain View (LMV), now in its 25th year, is accepting applications for the Class of 2015. Join a network of...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Feb. 27, 2014
There are no comments yet. 924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Garrett83, on Feb 27, 2014 at 8:53 am | 15 comments | 4321 Views

BOOKS

County libraries tout improved e-book experience

The Santa Clara County Library District is encouraging readers to delve into more than 46,000 free e-books being made available...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Feb 26, 2014 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 4779 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals rally for city to boost minimum wage

A group of over 50 people gathered outside Mountain View City Hall Wednesday to call for a pay raise for the city's poorest...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by MV Snob, on Feb 26, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 60 comments | 19240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cops move to the cloud

In many ways, Mountain View's briefing room is just like any other -- with one key exception. Since 2011, police officers...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by John, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:17 pm | 4 comments | 3798 Views

ELECTIONS

Get ready, it's a council election year

It's only February, but at least four candidates have filed statements of interest to run for City Council in the November...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 26, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 86 comments | 24220 Views

SPORTS

Ideafarm vows to fight conviction

Going against the advice of his public defender and drawing gestures of exasperation from prosecutors, Wo'O Ideafarm convinced...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Eat your soup, on Feb 26, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 30 comments | 19186 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Traffic Light Configuration at Castro & Central Expressway

The traffic lights at Castro & Central Expressway have changed. There is no longer a flashing red light at the tracks. It's...

Original post made by Curious Observer on Feb. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 4483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google offers MV better internet access

The gifts from Google just keep coming this month. Last week it was the restoration of Moffett Field's landmark Hangar One....

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:48 am | 37 comments | 15805 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council votes to ban styrofoam containers

While its use is nearly phased out in the environmentally conscious Bay Area, not everyone was in agreement about the evils...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Forward from here, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:08 am | 57 comments | 19986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime briefs

Police are looking for burglars who reportedly stole jewelry and watches in two incidents. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fiber-mania sweeps nation

The mayor of Duluth jumped into a freezing lake. Topeka renamed itself "Google, Kansas." Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5887...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by kuesta, on Feb 24, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 1938 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical innovator Fogarty faces 80 with optimism

Surgeon, vintner and inventor with 150 patents to his name, Dr. Thomas Fogarty founded the Fogarty Institute for Innovation...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Mr Advisor, on Feb 24, 2014 at 6:19 am | 3 comments | 5907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rengstorff/Central Expy Traffic?

So happy to see the Voice's Town Square! Has anyone else noticed changes in the traffic pattern at Rengstorff and Central? I...

Original post made by Casper48 on May. 16, 2007
Last comment by Joanne, on Feb 23, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 9 comments | 5961 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental Planning Commission Conflict of Interest

Rachel Grossman, Real Estate Project Executive at Google is the Chair of the Mountain View Environmental Planning Commission. The...

Original post made by Konrad M. Sosnow on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 22, 2014 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 1136 Views
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