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Rotary Club of Mountain View announces its 2009 Community Grant award recipients.

The Rotary Club of Mountain View is happy to announce its 2009 Community Grant award recipients. Our club was in a unique...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Kelvin, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:06 am | 1 comment | 2314 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Foothill invites input on chancellor search

The public is invited to attend a series of forums next week by the Foothill-De Anza Community College District as administrators...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Z K, on May 29, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 1809 Views

BOOKS

Moms' fashion bombs

Moms have issues with fashion. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=2178 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Jun 2, 2009 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 5510 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Relay for Life draws hundreds, raises $115K

As she walked a course around Cuesta Park last weekend, Mountain View resident Harriet Weiss' body was covered with stickers...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Kathryn, on Jun 4, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 1645 Views

AROUND TOWN

COMING UP: 3rd annual Soap Box Derby

On Saturday, the Silicon Valley Soap Box Derby will hold its third annual race on the Dana Street freeway overpass in front...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by Bob Fleck, on Jun 5, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1583 Views

ELECTIONS

Council approves utility rate increases

To compensate for increased water, garbage and sewer costs imposed on the city, the City Council raised utility rates Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jun 11, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 2715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed robbers storm apartment on San Veron

Police are looking for two men who they say robbed four people in their San Veron Avenue apartment by charging in with a...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2009
Last comment by Ridiculous, on Jun 13, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 188 Views

RESTAURANTS

Dinner near a movie

As a local real estate agent during the roaring 2000s, Bella Awdisho did well enough during the property bubble to pursue...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Dean Johnson, on Jun 19, 2009 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 4057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free WEE ME Arts Day for Preschool-Age Kids on Sunday, June 28 at CSMA

Preschoolers & their families will enjoy a day of FREE art & music at Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) in Mountain...

Original post made by csma on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 19, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

We have lift-off

NASA's LCROSS satellite successfully launched yesterday at 2:32 p.m. from Cape Canaveral Florida after being designed and...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by AJ, on Jun 20, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 1785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Swallowtail on bougainvillea

Ed Perry sent in this striking image of a swallowtail butterfly: "It drank heavily from the nectar of our 'society garlic'...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by James clarke, on Jun 23, 2009 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Martha Kanter to speak Friday on U.S. education

Martha Kanter, the Foothill-De Anza chancellor nominated for U.S. undersecretary of education, will give a talk on education...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Charlie Larson, on Jun 24, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 1912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council rejects new Evandale proposal

The City Council unanimously refused to support a project Tuesday that would have renovated the vacant and long-troubled...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by CC, on Jun 25, 2009 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 1869 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Momentous opening for Space University

The International Space University had its official opening ceremony on Tuesday, putting Mountain View among other world-class...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Frank G. Whittemore, on Jul 1, 2009 at 7:52 am | 1 comment | 2200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest alleged peeping tom on Shoreline

A resident of an apartment complex at 750 N. Shoreline Blvd. was arrested on Sunday for allegedly peeping into people's windows...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Array, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The tenure dilemma

A look at the rights and due process given to tenured public school teachers in California — especially when they've...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Koala Bear, on Jul 1, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 1 comment | 2056 Views

SPORTS

Advancing the ball at soccer camp

Hundreds of local youth returned this summer to play soccer, learn leadership skills and hang out with local cops at "Kick,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by GQ, on Jul 5, 2009 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 4118 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local agencies dodge state IOUs

Despite concerns that state-issued IOUs would hurt already struggling schools and community agencies, locally many of these...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Will Joseph, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 1847 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Los Gatos sees its first patient

Earl Farabaugh and his family did not know El Camino Los Gatos Hospital had reopened when they drove by on Sunday. But the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Varsity Park/Blossom Valley, on Jul 14, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 1804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer camps see shrinking enrollment

For the last 18 years, Jeff Gamble's summer camps have filled up on the first day of registration in February, months before...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Para, on Jul 17, 2009 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 1997 Views
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