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AROUND TOWN

Skaters say skate park overhaul is long overdue

As usual, the Rengstorff skate park was a busy place on Friday afternoon, with the sound of a dozen skateboards bouncing...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Bruno, on Mar 15, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 3043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quakes much more a concern than a tsunami, experts say

While concern over the possibility of a major earthquake the Bay Area is warranted, an expert from the United States Geological...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by HoleInTheHead, on Mar 15, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 7 comments | 2053 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shalala hits all the right notes

Umami. It is the fifth taste, most easily translated from Japanese as savoriness, which, in addition to sweet, salty, sour,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 3541 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital donations jeopardized by CEO's ouster

A month after El Camino Hospital abruptly announced that it would terminate CEO Ken Graham's contract at the end of the fiscal...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by David, on Mar 30, 2011 at 8:46 pm | 7 comments | 5713 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV company charged with fraud by SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Mountain View firm and five of its officers for allegedly defrauding...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by jupiiterk, on Mar 28, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 7 comments | 2535 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council gives up on Shoreline hotel

The city has abandoned its plan to build a hotel on a plot of land near the Shoreline Amphitheater, approving a 53-year,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by GDM, on Mar 26, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 7 comments | 1759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Owner of condemned mobile home vows to fight

"It's just been a damn mess," said Bob Burnham, an eight-year resident of Sahara Mobile Village whose home is uninhabitable...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Greed is Good, on Apr 9, 2011 at 7:52 am | 7 comments | 1946 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain board reluctant to cut bullet trains

Caltrain's governing board, the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, urged the agency's staff Thursday to find another...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gene, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:24 am | 7 comments | 2726 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PG&E set to begin gas line tests in Mountain View

PG&E is mobilizing this week to begin pressure testing major gas pipelines in Mountain View -- one of the first two Bay Area...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Apr 25, 2011 at 8:25 pm | 7 comments | 1922 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One's windows won't be saved

After a last minute inspection, NASA officials have decided that Hangar One's 4,638 unique windows aren't worth saving, a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on May 6, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 2604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will I get in? Can I afford it?

Applying to college has always been both exciting and exhausting. In 2011, however, with peers boasting on Facebook, unprecedented...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Proud Slug, on May 12, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 7 comments | 2641 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google gets deal on latest city lease

Google may have gotten a bargain for its 53 year lease of 9 city owned acres by paying for it all at once with $30 million,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Appraiser Dude, on May 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 7 comments | 1915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts to preschool program will have ripple effect

Preschool services for the children of some local adult school students will be significantly cut back next year, an official...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Suggestion, on May 24, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 7 comments | 2791 Views

RESTAURANTS

A classic in need of updating

On a recent, cool spring evening I rushed into Ristorante Don Giovanni Cucina Italiana on Castro Street. I was running embarrassingly...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Joanne, on May 30, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 7 comments | 3008 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Zoning Administrator OK's Mayfield project

The large Mayfield residential development is on its way to the City Council for a vote on June 21, thanks to a decision...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by PickNitter, on May 24, 2011 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 1988 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parents rally to protest education cuts

Parents and other supporters of public schools are gathering around the Bay Area today as part of a statewide campaign against...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by sly from old m.v., on May 26, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 7 comments | 1919 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Time to bring out your best

Mountain View Voice readers are a discerning lot, and that's why we turn to their expertise every summer as we search for...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by SD, on May 26, 2011 at 7:20 pm | 7 comments | 1785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living in colonial times is no tea party

More than 500 students from Benjamin Bubb Elementary and other schools from the Mountain View Whisman district were transported...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jun 2, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 7 comments | 1948 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coroner IDs man killed by Caltrain

A man who was struck and killed by a Caltrain Wednesday night in Mountain View has been identified by the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Olaf, on Jun 12, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 7 comments | 1921 Views

ELECTIONS

Lieber begins state Senate campaign

Mountain View's Sally Lieber, former mayor and state Assembly member, has launched her 2012 state Senate campaign within...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:39 pm | 7 comments | 2214 Views
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