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AROUND TOWN

Police draw guns in Walmart lot

Two police officers drew their guns on a suspected car thief in the parking lot of the Showers Drive parking lot Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mcbutters, on May 23, 2012 at 11:17 am | 2 comments | 1390 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council gives green light to Lt. Ballard post office dedication

On Tuesday the City Council endorsed the dedication of the Hope Street post office in memory of fallen U.S. Army Lt. Ken...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on May 24, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 2387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Important reasons for supporting Measure G

Mountain View's elementary and middle schools are quietly becoming some of the most sought after in the region. After years...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:12 pm | 2 comments | 1820 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Criticism greets new high-speed rail CEO

Jeff Morales, the newly hired CEO of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, has been hailed as "exactly the right person...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Jun 4, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 1999 Views

AROUND TOWN

St. Francis student shot to death in Oregon

A Mountain View teenager was shot and killed Monday outside his grandmother's home in Oregon, about 13 miles south of Portland....

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Andrew, on Jul 14, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 2647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community briefs

<B>Elon Musk has NASA Ames to thank Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7844 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Lori Beaulieu, on Jun 8, 2012 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prometheus proposes nearly 1,000 new apartments

After a decade almost exclusively developing ownership housing, the city is being flooded with proposals to develop nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 9, 2012 at 6:54 am | 2 comments | 1702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zoning official gives office project thumbs down

Zoning administrator Peter Gilli recommends that City Council members vote against a four-story office project that would...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1419 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Firefighters step up for cost cuts

The city could save up to $550,000 over three years under a new contract with the city freighters union, saving money in...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 21, 2012 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital expects a profitable 2013

Officials with El Camino Hospital are expecting 2013 to be a good year with a $56 million profit for the Mountain View-based...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jun 26, 2012 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 1419 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council praises green apartment project

Possibly the most praised residential project of its size in recent memory was approved by the City Council Tuesday night;...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by DCS, on Jul 1, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 1927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks fanatics

For many Americans, Independence Day means relaxation. But for fireworks professional Dan Nitzan and his crew, the holiday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Choice, on Jun 29, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 4252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kermit was wrong: It's getting easier to be green

Going "green" is getting easier. That's what local building professionals concluded at a workshop this spring in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 3, 2012 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 1568 Views

AROUND TOWN

City launches war on silent killer of redwoods

Mountain View City Council members finally approved a $3 million project last week that may save redwood trees in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Joel B, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 1584 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountain View set to OK Chik-Fil-A

Fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A is hoping to expand into the Bay Area with a new location in Mountain View, though the company's...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by William Symons, on Jul 19, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 1972 Views

AROUND TOWN

Temple's Obon fest celebrates family

The thrumming of Japanese taiko drums reverberated through the air during a recent practice at the Mountain View Buddhist...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Susanne, on Jul 20, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Buzzed-about Quora moving to Castro Street

The question-and-answer social networking site Quora is moving its operation from downtown Palo Alto to Castro Street, bringing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sabrina, on Jul 26, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 4523 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Electronics stolen during apartment burglary

Several laptops and camera equipment were among items stolen in the July 27 daytime burglary of an apartment in 500 block...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Don't do the crime if you cant do the time. but you shouldn't do it anyway, on Jul 30, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 1335 Views

ELECTIONS

Profile of Mountain View City Council Candidate Jim Neal

Jim Neal was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1964 and has a rich multiethnic heritage of Black, White and Cherokee. Shortly...

Original post made by mrtuvok on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jim neal, on Oct 17, 2012 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 2671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital district's future in balance

The future of the El Camino Hospital District is up for discussion this afternoon, at a meeting of the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sue, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1380 Views
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