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ELECTIONS

Candidates lining up for fall race

A newcomer, two commissioners and two incumbents have said they will run for the City Council when four seats become open...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Sam Altman, on Mar 24, 2012 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 2725 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV's withdrawl could shut down animal shelter

Palo Alto's Animal Services Center, a fixture on East Bayshore Road for the past four decades, could be shut down or relocated...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Well, well, on Mar 28, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 7 comments | 1451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When background checks miss the mark

How a Peninsula private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations....

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 7 comments | 1732 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed-rail analysis sets stage for more lawsuits

The state agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system approved on Thursday a long-debated environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Grossman Woman, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 7 comments | 2424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Gun-wielding suspect 'targeted' victims

Two Mountain View men received a frightening wake-up call early Thursday morning, when a man with a gun entered their bedroom...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Fran, on Apr 30, 2012 at 9:21 am | 7 comments | 1374 Views

AROUND TOWN

Immigrant rights march draws people to downtown

A march focusing on immigration reform held in Mountain View on May Day had a wider focus thanks to the Occupy movement,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by usa, on May 3, 2012 at 11:04 pm | 7 comments | 1632 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Electrification of Caltrain approved by board

Caltrain has received a unanimous thumbs-up by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board to electrify the Peninsula commuter-rail...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on May 5, 2012 at 7:38 am | 7 comments | 3217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary spree at The Americana Apartments complex

Residents of three separate units in a local apartment complex each filed police reports May 8 -- all of them reporting that...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jesse, on May 13, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 7 comments | 1873 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Seven injured in crash near Palo Alto-Mountain View border

A traffic collision involving an Airport shuttle van and three other vehicles in Palo Alto late Wednesday night sent seven...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sly, on May 18, 2012 at 5:38 pm | 7 comments | 1694 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Budget Deficit

How should California deal with its budget deficit? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5678&e=y...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by James, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 2019 Views

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Chez TJ: office would tower over gourmet restaurant

For the last five years, Louise Christy has been the volunteer gardener for Chez TJ, the highest-rated restaurant in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Patricia Larenas, on Jun 13, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 7 comments | 2566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council moves forward with affordable studios; two popular taquerias to be displaced

Members of the City Council voted to continue the planning of a $9.3 million affordable housing project Tuesday that will...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by horrible news, on Jun 19, 2012 at 10:54 pm | 7 comments | 1919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vargas doesn't qualify for Obama's deportation freeze

If he were just one year younger, Mountain View High School grad and immigration reform advocate Jose Antonio Vargas would...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by Mcbutters, on Jun 18, 2012 at 2:26 pm | 7 comments | 2104 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council delays vote on revised Annex flood basin plan

Taking the advice of city attorney Jannie Quinn, the City Council delayed a vote on the Cuesta Annex flood basin that was...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by cuesta neighbor, on Jun 21, 2012 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 1907 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman, 80, hit by car on San Antonio Road, dies

An 80-year-old woman who was walking along San Antonio Road was struck and killed by a car that was exiting a gas station...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Off Point, on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 7 comments | 1858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher enters school board race

Christopher Chiang, a teacher with an passion for progressive educational methods, is the sixth person to confirm plans to...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 31, 2012 at 7:35 am | 7 comments | 1949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area real estate prices highest in four years

Bay Area home sales are continuing to rise, with the median sale price the highest it has been in nearly four years, according...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 17, 2012 at 7:14 am | 7 comments | 1451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS music teacher begins last year of long career

Longtime MVHS music teacher Robin Kramer (seen conducting in the attached video)will retire in June. She has taught at Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Steven, on Aug 29, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 7 comments | 2473 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Best of Mountain View 2012

These are the champions, the restaurants, retailers and professionals who answered the call to compete and came out on top....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by member, on Apr 24, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 3264 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Young immigrants seek reprieve through new Obama program

Hundreds of young immigrants showed up at a Menlo Park church Sunday to get legal advice on applying for President Barack...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 29, 2012 at 9:31 am | 7 comments | 1794 Views
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