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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local robotics team heads to world championships

A group of local teenagers is heading to Florida to test their robotics skills in an international competition. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Robbie, on Apr 29, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 2418 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Direct primary care' practice cuts costs

A new primary care practice, which promises patients highly affordable care without any of the hassles often associated with...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Jeremy Engdahl-Johnson, on May 12, 2011 at 2:50 pm | 5 comments | 1680 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No luck yet finding new city manager

After interviewing three top candidates for city manager Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Jac Siegel said the City Council was not...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 11, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 5 comments | 1475 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school district to drop Title I

The Mountain View Whisman School District has decided not to accept Title I federal funding next year. Taking the money would...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments | 2685 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Very brazen' theft of flat-screen TV

A large flat-screen television was stolen from the Mountain View Sears on Friday by a "very brazen" man, police said. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by letsgetreal, on May 18, 2011 at 9:16 am | 5 comments | 1657 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A brisk bicycle ride

This cyclist takes advantage of a break in the rain as she pedals along Cuesta Drive on Tuesday afternoon, May 17. Sundresses...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by WireHead, on May 22, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 5 comments | 1703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bogus 911 calls lead to arrest

While investigating bogus 911 calls, police arrested a man outside of a Mountain View car repair shop early Saturday morning...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Dad, on Jun 3, 2011 at 5:35 am | 5 comments | 1463 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Simitian sponsors bill backed by charter schools

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has introduced legislation -- favored by charter school interests –- that would...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Charter Fan, on Jun 8, 2011 at 7:25 pm | 5 comments | 1804 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Comfortable in the Cloud?

Are you comfortable keeping your files in the cloud, or would you rather they stay on your own computer? Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Nick V, on Jun 13, 2011 at 10:57 am | 5 comments | 1437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voice launches community membership campaign

The <I>Voice</I></B> has launched a campaign to secure a healthy future by asking readers to begin paying for a portion of...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by andrew, on Jun 27, 2011 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 1388 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed robbery at 7-Eleven

Two armed men held up the 7-Eleven on Rengstorff Avenue on Monday, June 20, making off with the contents of the store's cash...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by PH, on Jun 25, 2011 at 10:42 am | 5 comments | 1387 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Builders flood city with proposals, two denied

Local real estate development appears to be back in full swing, as a parade of developers came before the City Council Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 5 comments | 1637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman district finances looking rosier

The Mountain View Whisman School District anticipates having more money next school year than it had in 2010-11, thanks to...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by LASD Dad, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 5 comments | 1550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Social Services office stays open, for now

A new owner has other plans for a conveniently located downtown building housing a free health clinic and a county social...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by MV Resident, on Aug 15, 2011 at 7:46 pm | 5 comments | 1948 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local district produces more college-ready grads than county, state

Seniors from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools graduated at higher rates last year than their peers in the county...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by James, on Aug 20, 2011 at 9:53 am | 5 comments | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

City will remember 9/11 attacks at ceremony

In a ceremony set for Sunday morning during the Art and Wine festival, the city is set to acknowledge the 10th anniversary...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Spooked, on Sep 15, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 5 comments | 1188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Synthetic beats real in turf debate

The sentiment was all but unanimous in Tuesday's City Council study session that three city ball fields should use artificial...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 14, 2011 at 11:06 am | 5 comments | 1320 Views

ELECTIONS

Simitian's red-light-camera bill vetoed

A proposal by Sen. Joe Simitian to set new restrictions on red-light cameras hit the wall Thursday when Gov. Jerry Brown...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by HenryH, on Oct 12, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 5 comments | 1629 Views

OTHER ISSUES

400 miles per gallon, in a plane

Just before soaring like a graceful bird over a mesmerized crowd at Moffett Field on Monday, a Slovenian-built electric plane...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Alex M., on Oct 11, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 5 comments | 1365 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hiveplex honey harvest

The second annual Google Hiveplex Honey Harvest was held on Oct. 6 at the Mountain View campus. Googlers from all over the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by Anna, on Oct 19, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 5 comments | 1389 Views
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