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ELECTIONS

John Inks in line for mayor

If all goes according to tradition, council member John Inks will be appointed mayor of Mountain View on Jan. 8, and Chris...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 9, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 2899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Visions in metal

Don't call it "mixed-media." This sculpture by Ryan Carrington is screws in plywood, plain and simple as it is intricate....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Tina, on Jan 10, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 1305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Storm system from Alaska headed for Bay Area

Bay Area residents may want to bundle up, as a cold-weather system is headed this way and will linger for several days, a...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 2 comments | 1102 Views

MOVIES

Spare-the-Air day on Wednesday prohibits burning

While chilly temperatures are expected to continue Wednesday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Viejo, on Jan 16, 2013 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 4101 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mavericks returns to Half Moon Bay this weekend

Surf's up this weekend off the coast of Half Moon Bay, as officials have declared Sunday game day for the Mavericks Invitational,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Mr Advice, on Jan 17, 2013 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 2260 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its fifth Winter Spare the Air alert for Thursday, Jan. 17, prohibiting...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Jan 22, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 1155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council narrowly approves pedestrian plan

The City Council approved Mountain View's first Pedestrian Master Plan on Tuesday. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=8381...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by William Symons, on Jan 18, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fewer students are riding bus

While ridership has been reduced by almost half over the past four years, fees for bus fares may be going up in the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Ian, on Jan 22, 2013 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 1727 Views

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Tesla's Elon Musk speaks at Computer History Museum tonight

Tesla Motors CEO and PayPal co-founder Elon Musk will speak at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View tonight about...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Jan 23, 2013 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gift baskets raise funds for nonprofit

The Kaiser Permanente Medical office on Castro Street donated over $4,500 to the Mountain View Community Health Awareness...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Jan 23, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 1425 Views

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40th anniversary of local basketball tournament

The Kannengeiser invitational Basketball Tournament is celebrating its 40th anniversary on Friday, Feb. 1, through Sunday,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Tourney Alum, on Jan 28, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 1045 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA sends pollution-monitoring planes above Bay Area

Specially equipped NASA aircraft will be hovering over Bay Area skies Thursday and Friday collecting air quality data to...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by usa, on Jan 31, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 1193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Delaying kindergarten: should district have a say?

The father of a young girl is taking issue with the Mountain View Whisman School District over whether he can delay his daughter's...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Feb 11, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 1262 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saddle up for safety

On a chilly and overcast Monday morning, a class of Huff Elementary School students clambered onto bicycles, strapped on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by William Symons, on Feb 14, 2013 at 5:28 am | 2 comments | 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community briefs

<B>Caltrain discounts Clipper tickets Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=8431 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Rat, on Feb 10, 2013 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big transformation under way for San Antonio area

Clearly, the recession is over in the local housing sector. New development could bring over 1,300 new homes to the San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sonny, on Feb 9, 2013 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 2327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District seeks input on middle school projects

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are looking for public input as they get ready to renovate two middle schools....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 11, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 1366 Views

RESTAURANTS

Cozy, classic, French

Not that long ago (OK, in light years) the culinary landscape was dotted with French restaurants. Most Americans didn't know...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 15, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 2950 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hundreds of guns collected at East Palo Alto buyback

It took less than three hours Saturday, Feb. 23, to collect 355 firearms at a three-city gun buyback event in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jose, on Feb 25, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 968 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Surprising stall on school projects

The Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees is prioritizing projects funded by the $198 million Measure...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 8, 2013 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 1275 Views
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