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MV cold-case killer convicted

Giovanni Duarte, a local man affiliated with a Mountain View off-shoot of the Nortenos street gang, was convicted on Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Mcbutters, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:20 am | 6 comments | 4375 Views

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Power outage affects 5,000-plus in MV

As many as many as 5,500 PG&E customers had their power knocked out in Mountain View this afternoon, a utility spokesman...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by PhilC, on Nov 13, 2013 at 7:40 am | 4 comments | 3069 Views

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Sunnyvale boots Buddy's, pot club lands in San Jose

The pot club forced to close by the city of Mountain View last month met a similar fate rather quickly in Sunnyvale and is...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by Alexander, on Nov 13, 2013 at 5:31 am | 13 comments | 1957 Views

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Officials investigate Sims fire

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is investigating Sunday's fire at a scrap metal recycling facility in Redwood...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Pissed, on Nov 12, 2013 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 5102 Views

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NASA Ames' persistent star

NASA's Kepler mission was a dream that NASA Ames scientist William Borucki shared with Carl Sagan and others -- a telescope...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 12, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 9184 Views

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Milk Pail fights for life at San Antonio Center

The circumstances bring to mind David and Goliath, but in this case it is the humble Milk Pail Market, which has served Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 8 comments | 1999 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A Stanford engineering degree -- and no job

Mountain View resident Chad Bowling never thought he would fall a victim to the down economy. While a chemical engineering...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 5504 Views

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Milk Pail owner wary of developer's offer

In its proposed second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, Developer Merlone Geier has offered Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 7842 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Redwood City metals fire: 'shelter in place' alert lifted

Smoke from a two-alarm fire at a Redwood City metals-recycling plant triggered an air quality alert for San Mateo, Santa...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by What the Hell, on Nov 12, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 2954 Views

ELECTIONS

Bus Rapid Transit options still being studied

There's been quite a bit of traffic on neighborhood email listservs regarding the Bus Rapid Transit project along the El...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Tmd, on Nov 11, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 4 comments | 1033 Views

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Metals fire put out; 'Shelter in place' lifted

After extinguishing the metals fire that prompted "shelter in place" alerts from several Peninsula cities, Redwood City announced...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Think its safe today?, on Nov 11, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 10812 Views

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Palo Alto's sister city devastated by typhoon

Super Typhoon Yolanda, considered the most powerful storm of its kind to make landfall, has struck Palo Alto's sister city,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Rubhie Masubay, on Nov 10, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 3059 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Better Bagel says goodbye

The Better Bagel's last day in business was a teary one, as loyal regulars said goodbye on Oct. 31 before the doors closed...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by DC, on Nov 10, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 52 comments | 21919 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: Bond measure for pricey facilities a no-go

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2013/11/06/council-bond-measure-for-pricey-facilities-a-no-go posted...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Greg Nelson, on Nov 9, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 15 comments | 16373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rock 'n' roll high school

Students from high-performing schools like Los Altos High School are often encouraged to pick up extracurricular activities....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mike Gospe, on Nov 9, 2013 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 15400 Views

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High-cost housing creates desperate living conditions

As the cost of living in Mountain View climbs, a city inspector says that in recent years he's found families living in shocking...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by LeftMV, on Nov 8, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 74 comments | 10802 Views

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Caltrain trenching study wins green light

Declining to stand idle while change arrives along the Caltrain corridor, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 6 comments | 5015 Views

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Simple Solution for Milk Pail Dilemma

I was present for the last half of the Study session discussing the issue of the Phase II development for the San Antonio...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Nov. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 7, 2013 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 763 Views

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Dedication set for Berlin Wall display outside library

Two big sections of the Berlin Wall now on permanent display in front of the Mountain View library will be dedicated in a...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 7, 2013 at 11:00 pm | 10 comments | 12616 Views

RESTAURANTS

No ice for this ice cream

Yet another ice cream shop in Palo Alto? It's a crowded field, but it would be wrong to dismiss Scoop Microcreamery, a small-batch,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Nov 7, 2013 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 4455 Views
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