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What happened last week at Francescas?

Every on duty officer in Mountain View seemed to show up. As well as fire and two ambulances. They shut down old Middlefield....

Original post made by Flava Dave on Oct. 30, 2013
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Grading system 'broken' or just buggy?

Steve Uhlir, who began speaking out against aspects of the high school district's new grading policy about six months ago,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by MVHS parent N, on Oct 30, 2013 at 11:46 am | 18 comments | 2187 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City manager, attorney and clerk get raises

On Tuesday the City Council approved raises for the three employees the council hires to oversee the daily functioning of...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 30, 2013 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 2327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Critical Mass? No, it's Kidical Mass

A mellow bike ride on Saturday aimed to get more families on their bikes. Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/news/2013/10/29/critical-mass-no-its-kidical-mass...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Oct 30, 2013 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 2932 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer buys funeral-home property

Palo Alto's oldest funeral home is closing its doors on Oct. 31, and the property's new owner is Yahoo Chief Executive Officer...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Oct 29, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 12535 Views

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MV bride succumbs to lung cancer

Jen Bulik-Lang, the Mountain View woman whose terminal cancer diagnosis inspired local vendors to throw her a dream wedding,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Did she smoke, on Oct 29, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 9674 Views

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School district's code of conduct rules questioned

A prominent First Amendment lawyer and journalist had some choice words concerning a number of the rules outlined in the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 29, 2013 at 1:05 pm | 16 comments | 25059 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Are changes at Moffett on horizon?

Now that the presidential election is over, there's buzz about the federal government finally making a decision about whether...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by sick of noise, on Oct 28, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 20 comments | 3649 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mtn View Public Employees

One of the posts on another topic offered a web-link to the salaries of public employees and what struck me at first was...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by CC, on Oct 28, 2013 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 619 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Day Worker Center's Marroquin named 'local hero'

For those who are familiar with Maria Marroquin, the charismatic director of the Day Worker Center of Mountain View, it's...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by USA, on Oct 28, 2013 at 7:44 am | 17 comments | 6492 Views

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Ava's downtown deli service to debut Nov. 4

It's two years now since Ann and Juan Origel, on their own initiative and wherewithal, brought to downtown MV what city government,...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Oct. 27, 2013
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OTHER ISSUES

Residents want a true community garden in Mountain View

In Mountain View, the words "community garden" have been used to describe the tiny city garden plots near Willowgate Street...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Gardener #2, on Oct 27, 2013 at 11:07 am | 12 comments | 3156 Views

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Ben DeBolt left wide legacy

Mountain View community leader and educator Ralph Benjamin DeBolt is well remembered by former Mountain View schoolchildren...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by carl martineau, on Oct 26, 2013 at 9:18 pm | 22 comments | 3173 Views

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Attempted homicide thwarted by malfunctioning gun

Mountain View police are asking for the public's help in an attempted homicide Sunday that left a man injured. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by sparty, on Oct 26, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 8964 Views

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Bikes not safe on El Camino

What should the city do for south- or north-bound cyclists who want to ride between Palo Alto and Sunnyvale along El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 973 Views

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Pumpkin Patch in old Safeway Parking Lot

Is anyone else highly amused that the temporary pumpkin patch is taking place on the part of the old Safeway lot that all...

Original post made by Safeway Shopper on Oct. 25, 2013
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis, LASD may be on way to compromise

While lawmakers in the nation's capital continue to wait for their respective opponents to blink, a smaller-scale but equally...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by So What?, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 133 comments | 10326 Views

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Council: thumbs down on El Camino Real bike lanes

Bicyclists who brave the ride on El Camino Real aren't going to be getting help from the city anytime soon, if council member...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 70 comments | 27183 Views

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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 Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 1171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Non-Contact Rugby for Kids

AYRU - a Mountain View based youth sports organization is providing an opportunity for kids to try a new sport - non-contact...

Original post made by Paul Lynch on Oct. 24, 2013
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