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ELECTIONS

Five running for three seats in school board race

The Mountain View Whisman School District is poised to hold its first contested election since 2004, with five contenders...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Kathy Swartz, on Oct 13, 2012 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2731 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Electrifying Caltrain

Do you support Caltrain being electrified? Each week, the Voice goes out to Castro Street in downtown Mountain View and asks...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Phil Aaronson, on Oct 16, 2012 at 5:51 am | 2 comments | 2063 Views

BOOKS

New book sheds light on city's earliest buildings

A new book by Mountain View historian Nick Perry gives a sense of place to the city's history, including an area that was...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by GC, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 2662 Views

BOOKS

New book sheds light on city's earliest buildings

A new book by Mountain View historian Nick Perry gives a sense of place to the city's history, including an area that was...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Betty Moore Gregory, on Oct 15, 2012 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 2722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Football under the lights for MVHS

Excitement and frustration were in the air Monday night, as the school board voted to allow Mountain View High School students...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ken Henderson, on Oct 22, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 3569 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Third Graham student in three weeks hit by car

After three children were struck by cars while crossing Castro Street near Graham Middle School, community safety officials...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by pedestrian, on Oct 16, 2012 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1845 Views

AROUND TOWN

An apple a day ...

A small group of local growers, food producers, restauranteurs and artisans -- gathered together on Oct. 5 in a section of...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 19, 2012 at 10:45 am | 2 comments | 1365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple Store 2.0 opening in Palo Alto Saturday

Shrouded in black and still largely hidden from view by barricades, the sleek new Apple Store in downtown Palo Alto will...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mike Primo, on Nov 4, 2012 at 9:56 pm | 2 comments | 5480 Views

AROUND TOWN

No funds yet for city-wide shuttle

On Tuesday City Council members struggled to realize visions of a city-run shuttle that would make stops downtown, at San...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by GC, on Oct 28, 2012 at 9:57 pm | 2 comments | 1180 Views

ELECTIONS

The Santa Clara County Board of Education race

This race has always gotten very little attention from the media. The people who run for that Board have usually not run...

Original post made by C.O.C.-Concerned about our County on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by C.O.C.-Concerned about our County, on Nov 1, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 3057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rain forecast to fall on trick-or-treaters tonight

Nothing could "rain on the parade" for giddy San Francisco Giants fans today, but forecasters are predicting that revelers...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Rene, on Nov 1, 2012 at 9:37 am | 2 comments | 1539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars hit mobile home park

About $17,000 in cash and jewelry was stolen from a home in the Santiago Villa Mobile Home Park on Oct. 24, police said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by MtnViewMom, on Nov 5, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Passionate about politics

As Nov. 6 nears, out-of-state volunteers are flocking to "battleground states" -- namely Colorado, Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Nov 5, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 2323 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Wings over Shoreline

This trio of Canada geese wing their way across cloud-dappled skies over Shoreline Park on a crisp autumn afternoon. Despite...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Nov 8, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 1676 Views

AROUND TOWN

No injuries in morning house fire

Firefighters in Mountain View quickly extinguished a two-alarm residential fire early this morning. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Spellcheck, on Nov 12, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 1110 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Sandy and Climate Change

Do you think Superstorm Sandy was the result of climate change? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=6316...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 12, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 1089 Views

AROUND TOWN

City's data tapped to reduce bike, pedestrian injuries

City officials are launching a data-driven effort to reduce deaths and injuries on Mountain View's streets, examining where...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 14, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 2 comments | 1168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bus lanes back on the table

The possibility of a light rail-like bus system and new bike lanes on El Camino Real are still on the table for Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 1493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Consultants justify big housing fee increases

In a city soon to be flooded with building proposals from Google and Intuit, council members said Tuesday that commercial...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Nov 18, 2012 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 1742 Views

MOVIES

Free turkey dinners for Thanksgiving

Mountain View's downtown turkey day tradition continues. Ristorante Don Giovanni at 235 Castro St. will hold its 23rd annual...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Twinkies, on Nov 21, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 2790 Views
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