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OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One's windows won't be saved

After a last minute inspection, NASA officials have decided that Hangar One's 4,638 unique windows aren't worth saving, a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on May 6, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 5203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will I get in? Can I afford it?

Applying to college has always been both exciting and exhausting. In 2011, however, with peers boasting on Facebook, unprecedented...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Proud Slug, on May 12, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 7 comments | 2875 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google gets deal on latest city lease

Google may have gotten a bargain for its 53 year lease of 9 city owned acres by paying for it all at once with $30 million,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Appraiser Dude, on May 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 7 comments | 2034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts to preschool program will have ripple effect

Preschool services for the children of some local adult school students will be significantly cut back next year, an official...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Suggestion, on May 24, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 7 comments | 2932 Views

RESTAURANTS

A classic in need of updating

On a recent, cool spring evening I rushed into Ristorante Don Giovanni Cucina Italiana on Castro Street. I was running embarrassingly...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Joanne, on May 30, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 7 comments | 3242 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Zoning Administrator OK's Mayfield project

The large Mayfield residential development is on its way to the City Council for a vote on June 21, thanks to a decision...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by PickNitter, on May 24, 2011 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 2166 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parents rally to protest education cuts

Parents and other supporters of public schools are gathering around the Bay Area today as part of a statewide campaign against...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by sly from old m.v., on May 26, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 7 comments | 2049 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Time to bring out your best

Mountain View Voice readers are a discerning lot, and that's why we turn to their expertise every summer as we search for...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by SD, on May 26, 2011 at 7:20 pm | 7 comments | 1867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living in colonial times is no tea party

More than 500 students from Benjamin Bubb Elementary and other schools from the Mountain View Whisman district were transported...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jun 2, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 7 comments | 2149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coroner IDs man killed by Caltrain

A man who was struck and killed by a Caltrain Wednesday night in Mountain View has been identified by the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Olaf, on Jun 12, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 7 comments | 2012 Views

ELECTIONS

Lieber begins state Senate campaign

Mountain View's Sally Lieber, former mayor and state Assembly member, has launched her 2012 state Senate campaign within...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:39 pm | 7 comments | 2389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bleeding man kicks, spits at officers

A San Jose man was arrested in Mountain View early Sunday morning with more than 10 grams of cocaine in his pocket, police...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 28, 2011 at 11:01 pm | 7 comments | 1578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recology gets dibs on garbage contract

Against the advice of city staff, the City Council has decided to try to extend its contract with the city's longtime garbage...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anne Infeld, on Jul 30, 2011 at 10:09 pm | 7 comments | 1716 Views

AROUND TOWN

Day Worker video aims to go 'beyond stereotypes'

In an effort to share their stories with the community — and with help of a variety of local organizations —...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Rex, on Nov 12, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 7 comments | 1634 Views

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Foothill officials lament 'missed opportunity' on Cubberley

As Foothill College prepares for an eventual exit from Palo Alto, college officials expressed regret they could not reach...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by greycat, on Jul 17, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 7 comments | 2929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sal Khan, teacher to the world

Can a hedge-fund guy find fame, fortune and fulfillment as a social entrepreneur? Meet Salman Khan of Mountain View, an MIT-trained...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Charles Lai, on Jul 21, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 7 comments | 3345 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail exec's resignation prompts call for reform

The resignation Thursday of a California High-Speed Rail Authority executive, Jeffrey Barker, has led a Palo Alto watchdog...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Christine, on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 2096 Views

SPORTS

New MVHS football coach pushes Spartans to 'next level'

Mountain View High School's new football coach, Toure Carter, is driving students hard on the gridiron, so they might achieve...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 16136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching a new way to teach

In an effort to improve math and science scores, the Mountain View Whisman School District has begun contracting with an...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 5, 2011 at 8:36 am | 7 comments | 1829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tennis teacher may be charged with child endangerment

A tennis instructor who allegedly fled from Palo Alto police Monday (Aug. 8) with four young students in his car that he...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:56 pm | 7 comments | 1880 Views
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