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AROUND TOWN

Cocaine, cash, cars seized in major drug bust

A two-year investigation into a major South Bay drug trafficking operation resulted in 14 arrests and the seizure of large...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Kendra J. Blair, on Mar 25, 2009 at 12:32 am | 2 comments | 2397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Huge Whisman project before council

In a development that is slated to be larger than Mayfield -- but probably without as much controversy -- 38 acres of industrial...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Rez, on Mar 27, 2009 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 2494 Views

AROUND TOWN

County takes 'carrot' approach on bags

In its quest to encourage residents to embrace reusable shopping bags, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this week...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by JJ, on Mar 27, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google announces layoff of 200 employees

Mountain View's largest employer announced Thursday that it will lay off 200 employees in sales and marketing companywide,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by sloane, on Apr 1, 2009 at 5:43 am | 2 comments | 2011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vandalism way up from last year, police say

Mountain View is experiencing a 51 percent jump in vandalism so far this year compared to the same time period last year,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by O, on Apr 12, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 2 comments | 1936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the Editor

<B>In defense of Patty Polifrone Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5026 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 2362 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Developer found for Shoreline hotel

After Google bowed out of negotiations last year to develop a hotel next to its headquarters, several other developers came...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Avid MV Reader, on Apr 13, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 2355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update on injured bicyclist Tuesday a.m.?

Wondering if anyone knows what happened to the bicyclist who collapsed or had been hit at Rengstorff and Central Expressway...

Original post made by Jennifer on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Apr 15, 2009 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 2106 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS robotics team wins championship

The Mountain View High School robotics team can call itself one of the best in the world after winning a prestigious competition...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Alex Matulich, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 2618 Views

ELECTIONS

A look at the ballot measures in the May 19 special election

Following is an overview of the six measures on the ballot in the May 19 special election. Information is provided by the...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by James, on Apr 25, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 2 comments | 2583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves Shoreline ticket policy

The City Council unanimously approved a new policy on Tuesday for distributing the 300 free concert tickets the city receives...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Sierra Club Member, on Apr 30, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 1968 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School renovations could cost a bundle

It could cost the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District $191.7 million over the next 10 years to renovate its...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on May 1, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 2207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Earth Baby, baby

Tired of sending diaper after plastic diaper to the landfills, a group of Mountain View parents-turned-entrepreneurs is hoping...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Johnny Robots, on May 7, 2009 at 6:46 pm | 2 comments | 2373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Memorial service Saturday for 2nd train victim

A "Celebration of Life" memorial service has been set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Spangler Mortuaries in downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by GSB, on May 7, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 2395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Call for sustainability in school upgrades

Parents of local elementary school children want greener, more energy-efficient schools, prettier campuses and more space...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on May 9, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 2100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

1,800 kids in her family

After her siblings started using drugs as teenagers, Katherine Comesana said it was police and firefighters who helped her...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by vfree, on May 14, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 2656 Views

BOOKS

Alta Vista student causes lockdown

A potentially dangerous situation was averted Monday when an enraged high school student shoved his mother, struck a police...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 17, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 4044 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Reports of swine flu climb in Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department on Thursday reported 14 additional probable cases of swine flu, now referred...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by David, on May 23, 2009 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 2172 Views

OTHER ISSUES

General Plan meetings kick off in Monta Loma

About 60 residents of the "Monta Loma, Farley and Rock Street" neighborhood assembled Monday to discuss the city's future...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on May 22, 2009 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 2120 Views

BOOKS

Correction

A story in last week's <I>Voice</I></B>, "Council gives stimulus funds to homeowners," gave an incorrect unit of measurement...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by GetReal, on May 29, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 3570 Views
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