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A smaller carbon footprint? There's an app for that

It might be hard to wrap your head around, but a Bay Area company is aiming to turn your home into a "virtual powerplant"...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on May 23, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 5452 Views

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Public input sought on VTA's light rail project

A meeting to gather public input on a VTA project to add light rail tracks in Mountain View is set for Thursday, May 22,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Huh?, on May 23, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 16 comments | 9976 Views

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Crime brief: Battery of security guard, police officer

Man hits a security guard at Molly Magee's, then hits an officer while in custody. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2014/05/16/crime-brief-battery-of-security-...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 23, 2014 at 6:27 am | 8 comments | 6589 Views

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County supervisors seek new 'living wage' law

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday directed staff to study the impacts of imposing a "living wage" on...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on May 22, 2014 at 2:38 pm | 5 comments | 4723 Views

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Reaping the benefits of gardening

Growing up as an "army brat," Pam Scott recalled moving around the country in her youth. While her state of residence continuously...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on May 22, 2014 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 4990 Views

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Parents push for P.E. exemptions

Parents and students loaded up the multipurpose room at Alta Vista High School last Monday to convince the school board to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by palo alto resident, on May 21, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 17 comments | 8415 Views

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Google proposes to take over city trail project

City Council members unanimously voted Tuesday to postpone construction of a trail crossing near Google headquarters after...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by 3 x Daily Rider, on May 21, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 16 comments | 6595 Views

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President makes case for solar at MV's Walmart

President Barack Obama spoke about energy efficiency at Mountain View's Walmart Friday morning, saying that if solar panels...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by free market, on May 21, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 16 comments | 7399 Views

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Merlone-Geier Asks City for Shared Parking for San Antonio Center

In what has to be one of the strangest twists yet in the shared parking saga for the San Antonio Center project, Merlone...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by YYXX, on May 21, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 17 comments | 10053 Views

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Council mulls a minimum wage hike

On Tuesday night all but two members of the City Council expressed interest in raising Mountain View's minimum wage, possibly...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Fairpay, on May 20, 2014 at 4:48 am | 29 comments | 12966 Views

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Preschools give up space for high schools

The carnival hosted by the Mountain View Parent Nursery School celebrated Tim Dobbins' 25 years of teaching earlier this...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by What do you expect?, on May 19, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 5399 Views

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Judge accepts Mi Pueblo reorganization plan

Mi Pueblo supermarkets received a thumbs-up from a federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday, May 14, after he affirmed the company's...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on May 19, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 4787 Views

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Market Share

In California, an estimated 1 million people shop at 508 farmers markets around the state every week. Organizers say the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Los Angeleno, on May 19, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 8 comments | 4408 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Third in a row: Spare the Air alert issued for Wednesday

A third consecutive Spare the Air alert has been issued in the Bay Area for Wednesday, air quality officials said Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Hmm, on May 19, 2014 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 2261 Views

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Virgin eyes downtown MV site for hotel

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson has gone into the hotel business, and he has set his sights on Mountain View, as...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Hmm, on May 19, 2014 at 11:33 am | 10 comments | 5927 Views

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Council tackles jobs-housing balance

On Tuesday evening, residents pressed the City Council to do something about the city's worsening housing shortage while...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by HollyinSunnyvale, on May 19, 2014 at 9:56 am | 15 comments | 4475 Views

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Vote for the Best of Mountain View

Mountain View <I>Voice</I></B> readers have great taste, and that's why we seek their expertise every summer as we search...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Lisa, on May 16, 2014 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 1866 Views

MOVIES

Gia Coppola explores wide-eyed, wild, wasted youth in 'Palo Alto'

'Palo Alto,' Gia Coppola's dark, atmospheric coming-of-age tale, follows a group of listless teens as they meander from party...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 16, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 3 comments | 5442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS robotics team's video wins a medal

One of Mountain View High School's robotics teams, the Green MacHHHHine, took home a a first place medal at the VEX world...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Elaine, on May 16, 2014 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 4702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3 Mountain View Boy Scouts Attain Eagle Scout Rank

Nine boys in Troop 30 are being honored as Eagle Scouts on June 1 at Christ Episcopal Church, 1040 Border Road, Los Altos....

Original post made by Randall Kenyon on May. 16, 2014
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