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Pedestrian killed crossing California Street

A man visiting from Springfield, Ill. was struck and killed by a vehicle near the intersection of California Street and Pettis...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Adrienne, on Sep 30, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 48 comments | 4066 Views

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Bag ban gets council's OK

The days of getting plastic grocery bags in Mountain View are numbered. City Council members voted on Tuesday to ban the...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on Feb 7, 2013 at 8:42 am | 48 comments | 8193 Views

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MV Walmart worker speaks out about low wages

News of President Obama's visit to Mountain View's Walmart Friday prompted an employee of the store to speak up about not...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by alfred, on May 16, 2014 at 8:39 am | 48 comments | 6117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School PTAs rally behind Measure N

While no one knows how Measure N will fare at the ballot box, lop-sided campaign spending shows school bond supporters appear...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 48 comments | 3147 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View's Grand Central Station is in the works

The City Council began talking about a major new downtown transit center and Caltrain station on Tuesday, along with the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by David Speakman, on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:06 pm | 48 comments | 5436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Still no leads in Merales murder

Police have yet to make any headway in the murder of 17-year-old Jose Merales, shot two days ago on Higdon Avenue. Meanwhile,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Chin4, on May 30, 2008 at 12:14 am | 47 comments | 4249 Views

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City employees may be asked to take pay cut

Mountain View officials are in talks with the city's labor groups about ways to ease the impact of a projected $6 million...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by outatowner, on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 47 comments | 3530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Latest Bullis spat headed to court

Bullis Charter School officials have filed a lawsuit against the Los Altos School District for not providing the school with...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 27, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 47 comments | 8480 Views

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Council rejects two big projects

Two major redevelopment proposals were rejected at Tuesday's City Council meeting, and it wasn't because council members...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Carless Californian, on Feb 14, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 47 comments | 12158 Views

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$120M Rengstorff train crossing nearly shovel-ready

While it seems unlikely to be built anytime soon, a plan for a Rengstorff Avenue under-crossing at the Caltrain tracks was...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Weird Mountain View, on Feb 28, 2014 at 5:14 pm | 47 comments | 5061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State's 3-foot buffer zone for cyclists takes effect

A new state law requiring motorists to keep a 3-foot buffer zone when overtaking or passing bicyclists took effect today....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by hair splitting, on Oct 3, 2014 at 9:55 am | 47 comments | 4480 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bike plan lists 170 ways to make cycling safer in Mountain View

It became evident during a City Council meeting Tuesday that the life-and-death issue of bike and pedestrian safety is getting...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2015
Last comment by The sign I'd like to see, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:50 am | 47 comments | 4274 Views

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Jury finds Sargent Binkley guilty on all counts

A West Point graduate and war veteran was found guilty on all counts Tuesday of robbing pain pills from a Mountain View pharmacy...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by LosAltosHighVictim, on Sep 3, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 46 comments | 10636 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Forbes calls Mountain View best town in the Bay Area for living well

Of all the cities and towns in the U.S. with populations under 100,000, Mountain View has been ranked by Forbes magazine...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on May 27, 2009 at 8:40 pm | 46 comments | 5954 Views

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Former Mayor Rosemary Stasek has died

Former Mayor Rosemary Stasek, known locally as an exemplary public servant, passed away this morning in Afghanistan at age...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jon Claerbout, on Apr 14, 2014 at 4:28 pm | 46 comments | 4240 Views

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The Ugliest Street in Mountain View?

With all the talk of Mountain View 2030, new zoning and redevelopment, etc., I'd like to set up an informal poll... What...

Original post made by Catherine on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by CS/Stierlin Rd, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:17 am | 46 comments | 5859 Views

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Tough decisions ahead for MV Whisman

Local elementary and middle schools are considering cutting programs and raising class sizes in response to state budget...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by Been There, on Jun 22, 2010 at 1:57 pm | 46 comments | 6536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD continue to butt heads

The battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District continues. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5232...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by MV Native, on Feb 9, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 46 comments | 2277 Views

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Rengstorff area bike tour highlights need for safer streets

Mounted on their bikes, a group of residents and city officials rolled through the Rengstorff Park neighborhood on Saturday...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Darin, on Mar 18, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 46 comments | 4964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school cover-up: debate over student dress code

Tempers were tested at a recent meeting of the local high school district's board of trustees, as one of the governing body's...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by MVHS Parent, on May 29, 2013 at 2:54 am | 46 comments | 11201 Views
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