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SCHOOLS & KIDS

District spends big to fix up school lunches

It's a little hard to spot, but right next door to all the bustling construction going on at Crittenden Middle School is...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by OfficeWorker, on Apr 7, 2016 at 1:50 pm | 9 comments | 2503 Views

ELECTIONS

No challengers in sight for council race

Mountain View's city clerk reports that so far, no one is stepping up to challenge — or even to inquire about challenging...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Apr 22, 2010 at 10:03 am | 9 comments | 2850 Views

ELECTIONS

Patients plead to keep pot club open

The City Council came face to face with a half dozen medical marijuana users Tuesday who pleaded with the council to not...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Sep 14, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 9 comments | 2975 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 | 3747 Views

ELECTIONS

Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

Hundreds of thousands of Santa Clara County mail-in ballots must have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 9 comments | 3882 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino: five vie for three seats on district board

Three newcomers and two incumbents are running for three seats on the board of directors of the El Camino Hospital District. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by karin, on Nov 6, 2012 at 9:54 am | 9 comments | 9395 Views

ELECTIONS

Voter Guide: Measure A to raise City Council pay

After an effort in 2006 to raise City Council pay to $1,500 a month failed by 700 votes, Measure A is another effort to boost...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jan Janes, on Oct 14, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 9 comments | 5456 Views

ELECTIONS

Independent spending continues in council race

As the final days of the City Council election approach, the mysterious Neighborhood Empowerment Coalition continues to report...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by floored, on Nov 4, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 9 comments | 9703 Views

ELECTIONS

Is censure enough for Steven Nelson?

The normal collegiality of the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees was ripped apart with the election of Steven Nelson...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by LMGTS, on Jul 1, 2015 at 10:12 am | 9 comments | 3115 Views

SPORTS

Caltrain riders sound off on budget cuts

About 860 people have weighed in on potential service cuts at Caltrain, including 245 who attended the company's Bay Area...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jarrett, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 9 comments | 3770 Views

SPORTS

Rugby league is still kicking

In an effort to increase the visibility of the sport he loves so much, the co-founder of the locally based American Youth...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Paul Lynch , on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 9 comments | 11502 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voice makes push for mail delivery

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint and eliminate use of the ubiquitous blue plastic bags, the <i>Voice</i> is beginning...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by Liz, on Sep 23, 2008 at 12:46 am | 9 comments | 3371 Views

OTHER ISSUES

HOLIDAY FUND: Day Worker Center continues to grow despite challenges

Lorenzo Organista once led a platoon of men in the Mexican Army. Now, in Mountain View and nearby cities, he's a leader of...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Minuteman 7.62, on Sep 28, 2010 at 9:58 pm | 9 comments | 3233 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman killed by train in possible suicide

A woman apparently committed suicide this morning after sitting on the Caltrain tracks in Palo Alto just north of Mountain...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Singh, on May 5, 2009 at 11:57 pm | 9 comments | 2597 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CHP crackdown on violators of 'hands-free' law

The California Highway Patrol will be on the lookout for drivers flouting the state law requiring hands-free devices for...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Aug 14, 2009 at 11:02 am | 9 comments | 2843 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Outlook 2010: more tough times ahead

The state budget is once again short many billions of dollars. And when Sacramento is desperate for money the squeeze is...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mel, on Mar 14, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 9 comments | 2748 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman mugged while walking to work

A Mountain View woman talking on her cell phone while walking to work Monday morning was attacked by a man who slapped her...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jan 27, 2010 at 10:35 am | 9 comments | 1766 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Buying Online to Avoid Tax Costs Everyone in the End

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Seth, on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:54 am | 9 comments | 2278 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Train hits abandoned car in Sunnyvale

Peninsula train service was halted for part of Thursday morning after Caltrain's northbound train No. 101 struck an abandoned...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by joe isuzu, on Feb 26, 2010 at 9:08 am | 9 comments | 1777 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cuts could silence De Anza College's voice

De Anza Community College President Brian Murphy announced at the end of January a slew of looming layoffs, including one...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by blargh, on Mar 4, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 9 comments | 2381 Views
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