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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 | 2154 Views


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 | 3061 Views


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 | 3457 Views


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 | 2301 Views


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 | 2201 Views


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 | 1958 Views


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 | 2327 Views


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 | 2117 Views


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 | 2574 Views


Bleeding man kicks, spits at officers

A San Jose man was arrested in Mountain View early Sunday morning with more than 10 grams of cocaine in his pocket, police...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 28, 2011 at 11:01 pm | 7 comments | 1681 Views


Recology gets dibs on garbage contract

Against the advice of city staff, the City Council has decided to try to extend its contract with the city's longtime garbage...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anne Infeld, on Jul 30, 2011 at 10:09 pm | 7 comments | 1780 Views


Day Worker video aims to go 'beyond stereotypes'

In an effort to share their stories with the community — and with help of a variety of local organizations —...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Rex, on Nov 12, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 7 comments | 1836 Views


Foothill officials lament 'missed opportunity' on Cubberley

As Foothill College prepares for an eventual exit from Palo Alto, college officials expressed regret they could not reach...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by greycat, on Jul 17, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 7 comments | 3212 Views


Sal Khan, teacher to the world

Can a hedge-fund guy find fame, fortune and fulfillment as a social entrepreneur? Meet Salman Khan of Mountain View, an MIT-trained...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Charles Lai, on Jul 21, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 7 comments | 3548 Views


Rail exec's resignation prompts call for reform

The resignation Thursday of a California High-Speed Rail Authority executive, Jeffrey Barker, has led a Palo Alto watchdog...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Christine, on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 2183 Views


New MVHS football coach pushes Spartans to 'next level'

Mountain View High School's new football coach, Toure Carter, is driving students hard on the gridiron, so they might achieve...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 16428 Views


Teaching a new way to teach

In an effort to improve math and science scores, the Mountain View Whisman School District has begun contracting with an...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 5, 2011 at 8:36 am | 7 comments | 1953 Views


Tennis teacher may be charged with child endangerment

A tennis instructor who allegedly fled from Palo Alto police Monday (Aug. 8) with four young students in his car that he...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:56 pm | 7 comments | 2006 Views


Texting-while-driving bill gets legislature's OK

The fines for texting on or holding a cell phone while driving in California could get much steeper if Gov. Jerry Brown signs...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jester, on Aug 19, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 7 comments | 2441 Views


Back to school: more students, more choices

Mountain View elementary and middle schools are taking on more students this year and adding to their course offerings, and...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Seriously?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 7 comments | 2062 Views
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Mademoiselle Colette, now open in downtown Menlo Park
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