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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 | 2024 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 | 2325 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 | 3344 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 | 1548 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 | 1650 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 | 1720 Views

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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 | 1667 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 | 2156 Views

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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 | 4580 Views

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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 | 1850 Views

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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 | 2074 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 | 2361 Views

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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 | 1902 Views

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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 | 7460 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 | 1573 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 | 4985 Views

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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 | 1603 Views

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Local band takes it 'Easy'

Just north of Highway 101, tucked into the back corner of a squat, unassuming strip of office space, Andrew Heine hunches...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jared Milos, on Aug 2, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1894 Views

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No biz opposition to plastic bag ban plan

If businesses oppose the proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View, it's not been obvious or apparent. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by LovingMtnView, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 3429 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Battling extreme baby blues

El Camino Hospital recently became one of only two health care organizations in the country to offer inpatient treatment...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jeanne Batacan, on Aug 9, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 1910 Views
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