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AROUND TOWN

Grant Road Farm - what happened to the yellow flowers?

I just noticed that they plowed the Grant Road field over the weekend. It was beautiful last week all covered with yellow...

Original post made by View_reader on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Mar 21, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 2978 Views

BOOKS

Walkability workshop perambulates Rengstorff

More than 30 people attended a workshop last Saturday at the Mountain View community center to discuss how to make the Rengstorff...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by dfb, on Mar 23, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 5338 Views

AROUND TOWN

History walks, talks at Bubb

Clad in a Union general's uniform, complete with sword and sash, Gen. John White Geary told local elementary students last...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by M.H., on Apr 1, 2008 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 3341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police see dip in gang crime

Despite two murders in February involving gang members, police say gang-related crime in Mountain View has actually been...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by KO S., on Apr 11, 2008 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 3653 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New hurdle for disabled students

Local educators are disappointed in new state regulations which bar students with learning disabilities from receiving high...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by A. Wayne Mcfarlane, on Apr 10, 2008 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 3406 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dibs on Moffett

In 1931, Mountain View and Sunnyvale gave 1,000 acres of what is now Moffett Field to the Navy for $1. Today, at least one...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Apr 11, 2008 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 3478 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Chance for a good profit at Evandale

Experts say converting a run-down 64-unit apartment complex to 144 condominium units is a huge undertaking — and potentially...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2008
Last comment by Dan M., on Apr 21, 2008 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 3748 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Where is this week's online version of the Voice?

Just asking....

Original post made by GSB on May. 3, 2008
Last comment by Don Frances, on May 5, 2008 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 3185 Views

OTHER ISSUES

awful experience with A Minute Man shoe repair

I had an awful experience with A Minute Man. I went in to have one of my hiking boot soles glued because it was coming off....

Original post made by Mike K. on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by Soleman, on May 13, 2008 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 3941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tackling the achievement gap

As the proportion of Hispanic students in Mountain View approaches 50 percent, local school officials are struggling mightily...

Original post made on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by DG, on May 14, 2008 at 8:33 pm | 2 comments | 3364 Views

ELECTIONS

In some precincts, it's mail vote only

Reacting to the trend of more and more people voting by mail, the county registrar is closing six Mountain View polling places...

Original post made on May. 25, 2008
Last comment by Election Day mourner, on Jun 2, 2008 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 4335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council puts focus on youth and gangs

After naming gang violence as a top concern, the City Council put its money where its mouth is Tuesday by voting to permanently...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 2, 2008 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 3431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Details emerge on council expenses

While City Council members get only $500 a month to do what is considered a nearly full-time job, they also are entitled...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2008
Last comment by LOL, on Jun 6, 2008 at 11:16 pm | 2 comments | 2677 Views

SPORTS

Soap Box Derby racers zoom down Dana

In a test of skill Sunday, kids ages 8 to 17 reached speeds of up to 24 miles per hour as they barreled down the overpass...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2008
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 9, 2008 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 4127 Views

ELECTIONS

Measure C passes by a landslide

The Mountain View Whisman School District's new parcel tax won with a solid 79.8 percent of the vote Tuesday, surprising...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Fran Goodwin, on Jun 5, 2008 at 10:35 am | 2 comments | 3725 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA, Google hatch deal

A 42-acre Google campus is now set for Moffett Field thanks to a 40 year lease agreement the Internet giant signed with NASA...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jodi Porter, on Jun 10, 2008 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 3085 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatality on Caltrain tracks Friday afternoon

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=656 posted Saturday, June 7, 2008, 10:48 AM...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by ME, on Jun 9, 2008 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 3226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Autism 101

As the Covington students looked on, three puppets named Freddie, Crystal and Angela learned to become friends despite Freddie's...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 8, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 3922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train Depot to sell wine, beer and delicacies

The six-year search for a business to take over the long-vacant Train Depot ended without a word Tuesday night, as an application...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by Commuter, on Jun 27, 2008 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 3052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers go on strike at BMW dealership

Mechanics and service writers at BMW of Mountain View went on strike this week, saying their reputation for doing high-quality...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2008
Last comment by Neigborhood supporter, on Jul 5, 2008 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 3367 Views
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