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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 | 1767 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 | 1960 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 | 1920 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 | 2251 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 | 1921 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 | 2106 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 | 4180 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 | 1889 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 | 1848 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 | 2045 Views

RESTAURANTS

French Dip Restaurant

You have to try; http://www.adamsonsfrenchdip.com/ ...

Original post made by MARY on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by sean, on Dec 1, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 3612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking DECURTONI relatives

I saw Charlie Welch's December 2, 2008, post about Betty Jane deCurtoni Todd. Betty's grandmother, Martha "Mattie" MacDonald...

Original post made by Sara MacDonald on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sara MacDonald, on Aug 7, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 1800 Views

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Mountain View man gives the ultimate gift

Vivek Kumar knew nothing about the patient, except that she was a 38-year-old woman dying of leukemia, when he decided to...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bradleigh, on Aug 8, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 2031 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Give Google credit for free WiFi

For the lucky users who can receive Google's free WiFi in Mountain View, the service is a big hit, more than worth the trouble...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by RB, on Aug 11, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 2022 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA meets to discuss service cuts

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will hold a meeting at City Hall Wednesday, Aug. 12 to gather input on proposed...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Mike Zelinski, on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Line 34 bus service hangs in the balance

Since the 1970s the bus stop at the corner of Hackett and Montebello streets has been an asset for those living in the nearby...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by SP Phil, on Aug 19, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 1987 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caltrain, suicide experts address teen deaths

Caltrain officials said Monday that the best way to deter teen suicides on Caltrain tracks is to address mental health issues...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Barry Jones, on Aug 25, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 2254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unfinished business on Mountain View Ave.

It's been two years since a developer walked away from an unfinished project behind McKelvey Park, leaving behind four partially...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Pennie Lee, on Aug 28, 2009 at 4:14 pm | 1 comment | 1857 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letters to the Editor

<B>Get engaged on college board appointment Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5400 posted...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Gramdma, on Aug 28, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 2151 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Possible burglary averted on Latham Street

An out-of-towner helped prevent a possible residential burglary on the 2000 block of Latham Street last Saturday afternoon,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by lisa, on Sep 2, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 1 comment | 1787 Views
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