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OTHER ISSUES

Mayfield Mall developer could be bowing out

Toll Brothers, the developer retained by Hewlett-Packard to build a huge housing project on the Mayfield Mall site, appears...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Matthew Etchells, on Aug 14, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 13 comments | 2983 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LEFT BEHIND: Schools caught in testing bind

<I>Editor's Note: Six years ago Congress enacted No Child Left Behind, which sets ever-increasing standards for public school...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Happy parent of former public school students, on Nov 17, 2008 at 9:55 am | 13 comments | 2784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment surge puts district in a bind

The Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District may have painted itself into a corner. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=4686...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by USA, on Dec 11, 2008 at 1:16 pm | 13 comments | 2805 Views

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Theuerkauf student, 10, charged with making 'terrorist threats' against his school

Mountain View police apprehended a 10-year-old boy Monday on charges of felony "terrorist threats" after he allegedly called...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by squeaker, on May 19, 2009 at 10:43 pm | 13 comments | 2231 Views

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Fire station design ready, except for the art

The Mountain View City Council recently approved plans for a new Shoreline fire station, and all the design needs now is...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Ellen Murray, on May 22, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 13 comments | 1634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman made basic aid district

Further complicating the financial uncertainty over Mountain View Whisman's future, the local elementary school district...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 1, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 13 comments | 2572 Views

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Neighbors, council clash on Minton's project

The City Council differed with about a dozen neighbors Tuesday about the merits of building 214 apartments across the street...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by took Urban Design, on Jun 23, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 13 comments | 1899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV residents arrested in Sunnyvale stabbing

Seven people were arrested in Sunnyvale on Sunday after officers responding to an early morning fight found an 18-year-old...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by Young MV, on Oct 9, 2010 at 2:03 am | 13 comments | 2648 Views

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Another great year for the Obon Festival

The Mountain View Buddhist Temple celebrated its 57th Obon Festival and Bazaar over the weekend, with great food, colorful...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:46 am | 13 comments | 2088 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police: Hang up and drive

One year after a California law came into effect banning drivers from talking on cell phones without a headset, too many...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by knowitall, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:48 am | 13 comments | 2227 Views

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City pursues aggressive cap on emissions

In what environmentalists called a historic move Tuesday, Mountain View became one of the first cities in the country to...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Drew Seutter, on Nov 18, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 13 comments | 1903 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Kniss: Distribution of H1N1 vaccine is 'political'

Supervisor Liz Kniss bemoaned the small number of doses of the H1N1 vaccine in Santa Clara County and called their slow distribution...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tanya Raschke, on Nov 23, 2009 at 7:34 am | 13 comments | 1909 Views

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Woman fights off assault on Stevens Creek Trail

Police say a 27-year-old Mountain View woman jogging Stevens Creek Trail on Sunday afternoon fought off a sexual assault...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Stereeh, on Nov 2, 2010 at 8:09 am | 13 comments | 1516 Views

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The Christmas tree conundrum

Though the city reuses its indoor Christmas tree each December, thousands of individual residents go the traditional route,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Reel-Truth, on Dec 21, 2009 at 8:52 pm | 13 comments | 1823 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man robbed of over $1,000 on Terra Bella Ave.

A man leaving his office on Terra Bella Avenue was robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, and the robbers made off with...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 11, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 13 comments | 1497 Views

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Bay Area housing market remains slow

Despite a modest rise last month, Bay Area home sales continue to stagnate, according to the latest figures released Thursday...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Nobody, on Mar 23, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 13 comments | 1431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Irate parent opposes MVLA bond

A Mountain View parent upset with the lack of school tax revenue from the city's Shoreline area is going to unusual lengths...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Apr 21, 2010 at 4:14 pm | 13 comments | 1961 Views

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Local woman creates original breakfast cereal

A Mountain View woman says she has figured out how to make a breakfast cereal with the taste and texture of sweetened Cheerios...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by Keely, on Apr 22, 2010 at 10:05 am | 13 comments | 1824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Someone help those poor Madrigals!

Thanks to an erupting volcano in Iceland, the Mountain View High School Madrigals have spent the past week trapped in Paris....

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:54 am | 13 comments | 1868 Views

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City aims to close 'scofflaw' pot club

The city has filed an injunction to shut down a storefront marijuana dispensary in Mountain View known as Buddy's even as...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cancer-fighter, on May 15, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 13 comments | 1210 Views
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