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TONIGHT: Community meeting on Google WiFi

Residents of Mountain View will get their first chance to make in-person suggestions on how to improve the city's free WiFi...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 3 comments | 1656 Views

RESTAURANTS

Bodrum beckons

Our first thought when visiting Bodrum Cafe, downtown Mountain View's newest Turkish restaurant, was to wonder whether the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 23, 2009 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 3680 Views

AROUND TOWN

A midsummer night's dream come true

The Mountain View Public Library has seen a big increase in use by children and families over the summer, as have most other...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 22, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 4 comments | 1698 Views

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Leadership Mountain View now recruiting for the Class of 2010

Leadership Mountain View (LMV)is celebrating its 20th Anniversary as well as recruiting for the Class of 2010. Leadership...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jul. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A lightning rod teacher returns

Last March the <I>Voice</I></B> ran a story based on charges from a small group of parents saying that a Huff Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:44 am | 27 comments | 2620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homeless numbers on the rise in Mountain View

The sound of breaking glass fills the air as Sarge and Carlos, two local homeless men, stand in line at the busy recycling...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:03 am | 7 comments | 2157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mrs. P deserved better

I am deeply saddened by the way Pat Polifrone has been treated. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5259...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:19 pm | 10 comments | 2362 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school budgets reflect state crisis

To get an idea of how California's financial crisis will play out across the state, look no farther than Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 10 comments | 2180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The tenure dilemma: no easy answers

A look at the rights and due process given to tenured public school teachers in California &#8212; especially when they've...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 33 comments | 2763 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Anti-tax protesters rally outside Eshoo's office

Carrying American flags and picket signs, members of the anti-tax group called the "Tea Party Patriots" picketed outside...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 21, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 1771 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area home sales rise in June

Bay Area home sales in June jumped to their highest level in almost three years because of the perception among homebuyers...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 20, 2009 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 1591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer camps see shrinking enrollment

An uncertain economy has led many local parents to cut their kids' yearly summer camps out of the family budget &#8212; and...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Mountain View Mom, on Jul 18, 2009 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 1808 Views

AROUND TOWN

City, unions agree to cut $1.5M in pay raises

New contracts with two of its major unions are expected to save the city $1.5 million over the next two years, though an...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Dave Williams, on Jul 17, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 8 comments | 1903 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 | 1787 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino settles on $618 million budget

Investing heavily in the recently acquired Los Gatos hospital, El Camino Hospital board members have approved a $618 million...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 17, 2009 at 1:27 am | 2 comments | 1784 Views

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Palo Alto's JJ&F threatens move to Mtn View

An owner of Palo Alto's beloved JJ&F grocery store told the Palo Alto City Council on Monday night that unless they move...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ron Seward, on Jul 16, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 17 comments | 2158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman trustees contemplate magnet model

As elementary school trustees talked this week about what they want the district to look like within the next decade, some...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by a voter, on Jul 16, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 6 comments | 1700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS graduate gets $20K medical scholarship

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation has given Eduardo Bent, a recent Mountain View High School graduate who wants to become...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by kanan krishnan, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:54 pm | 2 comments | 1898 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Accused soccer coach pleads not guilty

Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View soccer coach who was arrested last February on charges of molesting two girls, pleaded...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 10 comments | 1866 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy's plan for Hangar One slammed

Frustration with the Navy's plan to leave Moffett Field's iconic Hangar One as a bare skeletal frame reached a boiling point...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2009
Last comment by Katherine, on Jul 15, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 7 comments | 1935 Views
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