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SCHOOLS & KIDS

No free lunch? Try Castro

A few local mothers beat the crowd and sit with their snacking toddlers on picnic benches at Castro Elementary School. Soon,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Jul 25, 2008 at 10:47 am | 25 comments | 4436 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area rainfall to date falls short

The amount of rain in the San Francisco Bay Area in the 2015-16 rainfall season is less than same period last year and less...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Mar 5, 2016 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 4436 Views

ELECTIONS

Six vie for three City Council seats

Three newcomers have decided to challenge three incumbents for their seats in the Nov. 2 election, hoping to change the city...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cuesta Calling, on Oct 17, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 2 comments | 4436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PTAs oppose Bullis' quest to take over LASD campus

The heads of the PTAs and education foundation are asking parents to take a stand against closing any Los Altos District...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by dawn t, on Mar 28, 2012 at 10:54 am | 67 comments | 4435 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 | 4435 Views

ELECTIONS

High-speed rail chalks up legal win

Even as news spread of a fresh lawsuit against high-speed rail, the beleaguered rail authority announced the dismissal of...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Rail good, HSR bad, on Sep 29, 2010 at 1:43 pm | 9 comments | 4435 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Details emerge on council expenses

While City Council members get only $500 a month to do what is considered a nearly full-time job, they also are entitled...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 2, 2008 at 6:47 am | 1 comment | 4433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors concerned over affordable housing development

With the help of a team of eight mediators, the city took extra care Thursday night to listen to the concerns of 19 neighbors...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 8, 2009 at 9:14 pm | 20 comments | 4432 Views

SPORTS

U14 Girls Soccer Team seeking players

The Fusion, an MVLA U14 Class 1 girl's soccer team is looking for competitve players to join the team. We have open try-outs...

Original post made by Pavan Nigam on Aug. 21, 2008
There are no comments yet. 4430 Views

ELECTIONS

Water district race heats up

Gary Kremen, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of the dating site Match.com, has entered the race for the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Benica, on Aug 2, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 4429 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tenants make new push for rent control

Looking to keep pressure on city leaders, dozens of tenants rallied Sunday at Mountain View City Hall to promote rent stabilization...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by iivvgg, on Nov 26, 2015 at 10:48 am | 35 comments | 4428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New homework policy aims to ease teen stress

Calling it a key strategy for reducing stress and anxiety among high school students in a highly competitive environment,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2016
Last comment by In case you forgot!, on May 30, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 14 comments | 4424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considers hiring private eye

With elementary school enrollment growing much faster than expected, and around 80 students on a waiting list to attend their...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by susan, on Sep 29, 2008 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 4423 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA, Google hatch deal

A 42-acre Google campus is now set for Moffett Field thanks to a 40 year lease agreement the Internet giant signed with NASA...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Aug 24, 2011 at 9:40 am | 7 comments | 4422 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police draw ire for public drunkenness arrests

Police and a handful of local residents hold divergent opinions about what happened late last Friday after officers responded...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Owen Johnston, on Oct 20, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 27 comments | 4421 Views

AROUND TOWN

History walks, talks at Bubb

Clad in a Union general's uniform, complete with sword and sash, Gen. John White Geary told local elementary students last...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by M.H., on Apr 1, 2008 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 4421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google to roll out new self-driving cars in MV

The sight of Google's self-driving cars navigating the road is nothing new for Mountain View residents, but national tech...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by No More Tailgaters, on May 21, 2015 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 4421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Join the Group to Preserve the Historic Grant Road Open Space!

If you have a Facebook, then please join the group dedicated to preserving this century-old extremely historic open space! http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=59032572947&ref=n...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Mar 30, 2009 at 10:50 pm | 42 comments | 4420 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spartan Robotics heads to the finals

The robotics team at Mountain View High School are headed to the championship after crushing the competition at the Silicon...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 4419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks show returns to Shoreline

All over the Peninsula, cities will be celebrating the Fourth of July with fireworks, parades and other events though the...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by sue, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:05 am | 11 comments | 4419 Views
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