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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS grapples with water restrictions

Mountain View High School has done an exceptional job of scaling back water usage, slashing 68 percent of irrigation water...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Ignorant Citizen, on Aug 13, 2015 at 10:24 pm | 8 comments | 3271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school board member to lead Monta Loma

Teacher and former Mountain View Whisman school board member Gloria Higgins will be the new principal of Monta Loma. Higgins,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by J, on Jun 5, 2016 at 7:17 pm | 8 comments | 1811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New school makes it into the budget after all

It was all smiles at the Mountain View Whisman school board meeting Thursday night, after board members came together on...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 20, 2016 at 4:21 pm | 8 comments | 3406 Views

SPORTS

Traveling to Super Bowl 50? Bring a clear plastic bag

Anyone traveling to Levi's Stadium to watch Super Bowl 50 on Valley Transportation Authority's light-rail trains had better...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Greg David, on Feb 6, 2016 at 8:13 pm | 8 comments | 3249 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SPECIAL REPORT: A talk with a gang member

The <i>Voice</i> received an unexpected visit recently from a Mountain View Norteno who says he is trying to clean up his...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Nightmare, on May 15, 2008 at 9:36 pm | 8 comments | 4137 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Attacks on sex offenders may be connected

Police say two registered sex offenders living in Mountain View have been targeted for attack in recent weeks, apparently...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by MSLGWCEO, on Nov 15, 2008 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 3594 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fire, fallen power line shuts Bayshore Freeway

All lanes of U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View were closed Tuesday night for nearly three hours due to a large fire that...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2008
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Jan 4, 2009 at 8:11 am | 8 comments | 2991 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council supports idea for 25 cent bag fee

A proposal to discourage single use shopping bags gained the support of the City Council on Tuesday night, setting the stage...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by dparksion, on Feb 5, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 8 comments | 3309 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto bans plastic bags at grocery stores

Despite a threatened lawsuit and opposition from area grocers, the Palo Alto City Council voted Monday night to ban plastic...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by MV utopia, on Mar 20, 2009 at 7:21 pm | 8 comments | 3233 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rod Diridon: High-speed rail on track, needed

Rod Diridon, a key leader of the high speed rail project to link San Francisco and Los Angeles, told a Palo Alto audience...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by HSR bankrupt, on Mar 24, 2009 at 7:59 am | 8 comments | 2476 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV police help Sunnyvale make two arrests

Mountain View and Sunnyvale police took two armed suspects into custody last week after the men allegedly robbed two Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 8 comments | 2561 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Intent on causing trouble'

The violent melees in which six people were stabbed at an oldies rock concert at Shoreline Amphitheatre last weekend appears...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jun 8, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 8 comments | 2904 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Group: City's parking policy impedes progress

As Mountain View continues to reevaluate its development options for the next 20 years as part of its General Plan update,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by AC, on Jul 28, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 8 comments | 3109 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google plans upgrades to its free WiFi service

Several weeks ago &#8212; and three years after giving the gift of free WiFi Internet to its hometown &#8212; Google met...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Jason, on Oct 16, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 8 comments | 2253 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police find marijuana in suspect's dreadlocks

A traffic stop by Palo Alto police for an expired vehicle registration led to the multi-felony arrest of a Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Sep 21, 2009 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 2248 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Calls to Eshoo mostly in favor of health overhaul

As President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders continued twisting arms for votes, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Mar 24, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 8 comments | 1826 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Medical pot club opens, against city's wishes

The City Council decided Tuesday to take legal action against the first known storefront pot club in Mountain View, located...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by FamilyMan, on Apr 23, 2010 at 9:02 am | 8 comments | 4193 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Recession Tales: Single mom swallows pride, relies on food bank

"Marie" is worried. She has a diploma from Los Altos High School and a bachelor's degree in business administration -- but...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Ginger, on May 18, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 8 comments | 1865 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Protest at Google over Verizon deal

Demonstrators concerned with internet neutrality and free speech online are planning to gather at Google tomorrow to protest...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Ted, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 8 comments | 2121 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Best of Mountain View 2010

==I Mountain View Voice== readers go wild for these local businesses, and they showed their love by voting in this year's...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by whatever, on Sep 4, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 8 comments | 3264 Views
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