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Public event set for space shuttle flyover

Update: Shuttle to flyover NASA Ames at 10:17 a.m., coming from San Francisco. The public has been invited to NASA Ames...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 20, 2012 at 3:37 pm | 15 comments | 2908 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino spends big bucks to defeat salary cap

A group opposing Measure M -- the upcoming initiative to cap executive pay at El Camino Hospital -- is greatly outspending...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Ian, on Nov 5, 2012 at 6:09 pm | 15 comments | 2205 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors threaten to sue over McKelvey plan

A plan to turn McKelvey Park into a flood detention basin has drawn the ire of neighbors who say they may sue over plans...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Ralph, on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:12 am | 15 comments | 2717 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempers tested at school board meeting

Newly elected school district trustee Steve Nelson is sticking to his campaign promise that he would not serve as a "rubber...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Jan 22, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 3514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google pitches big plans to a hesitant City Council

Google wowed the City Council on Tuesday with its most detailed presentation yet on its North Bayshore development plans,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Reality, on Feb 25, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 15 comments | 12379 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another Spare the Air alert issued this week

Yet another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for the Bay Area for Friday, Jan. 25, meaning residents won't be able...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Kman, on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 15 comments | 2458 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stevens Creek Trail options posted online, meeting Wednesday

Residents of cities along Stevens Creek will meet again on Wednesday to discus possible routes for the Stevens Creek Trail...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mike T, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 15 comments | 1362 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fake weddings a 'success'

Supporters of Mountain View High School's Queer-Straight Alliance have responded in force to objections raised by a handful...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by flat-earth-is-flat, on Feb 22, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 15 comments | 1124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds seek Hangar One tenant, Moffett airfield manager

In a move that could save Moffett Field's Hangar One, the federal government announced March 1 that it is seeking bids for...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by nicole, on Mar 9, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 5890 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pedestrian struck by car dies at hospital

Mountain View police are seeking witnesses to a fatal accident last night on Phyllis Avenue. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Phyllis Neighbor, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:47 pm | 15 comments | 1714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis passes on litigation 'pause'

An official with the Los Altos School District said he was disappointed to receive official notice that Bullis Charter School...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Waldo, on Mar 12, 2013 at 8:57 am | 15 comments | 1228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New trend? Kindergarten enrollment rates drop

Officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District have reported a significant drop in the number of kindergartners...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 17, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 15 comments | 1391 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Goodbye recession, city's budget back in the black

After making it through the recession with a hiring freeze and over 30 vacant job positions cut from the city budget, officials...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 3, 2013 at 7:13 pm | 15 comments | 1762 Views

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A green light for Permanente Creek Trail improvements

The creekside trail that runs through Google headquarters will soon have better crossings at Charleston Road and Amphitheatre...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on May 13, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 15 comments | 1709 Views

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City set to design new veterans memorial

With Memorial Day just around the corner, the City Council has decided that the two plaques in Mountain View dedicated to...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on May 28, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 15 comments | 1524 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest Mountain View man for fatal April accident

Mountain View police have arrested the man accused of hitting and killing an 81-year-old local woman with his minivan. Read...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 15 comments | 1526 Views

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Gay marriage backers celebrate court ruling

Backers of gay marriage celebrated today's U.S. Supreme Court rulings clearing the way for issuance of marriage licenses...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 26, 2013 at 7:30 pm | 15 comments | 1078 Views

BOOKS

Local students and grads drowning in debt

With student debt exceeding national credit-card debt — crossing the $1 trillion point last year — and college...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 28, 2013 at 8:16 am | 15 comments | 7864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emails, board report paint picture of Nelson's offending behavior

Judging from email exchanges between Mountain View Whisman School District trustee Steven Nelson and his colleagues on the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by @ Steven Nelson, on Oct 7, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 15 comments | 6967 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: Bond measure for pricey facilities a no-go

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2013/11/06/council-bond-measure-for-pricey-facilities-a-no-go posted...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Greg Nelson, on Nov 9, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 15 comments | 16440 Views
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