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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local district produces more college-ready grads than county, state

Seniors from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools graduated at higher rates last year than their peers in the county...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by James, on Aug 20, 2011 at 9:53 am | 5 comments | 2626 Views

AROUND TOWN

Texting-while-driving bill gets legislature's OK

The fines for texting on or holding a cell phone while driving in California could get much steeper if Gov. Jerry Brown signs...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jester, on Aug 19, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 7 comments | 2786 Views

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SETI raises $200K to stay open

The Mountain View-based SETI Institute, which had to shutter many of its alien-seeking antennas earlier this year due to...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Aug 19, 2011 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 2347 Views

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App makes waiting in line a thing of the past

A Mountain View startup called Pago launched a smart phone app on Aug. 9 that promises to change the way people order food,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by fixiegirl, on Aug 18, 2011 at 6:26 pm | 6 comments | 2916 Views

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Public can review compensation info on controller's website

On Aug. 2, state controller John Chiang, along with the chancellor of California's community colleges, Jack Scott, sent a...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 18, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1829 Views

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First Presbyterian passes on cell tower deal

After being put through the wringer in a neighborhood battle over a church-top cell antenna, Miramonte Avenue's First Presbyterian...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Cletis, on Aug 17, 2011 at 8:31 pm | 11 comments | 2741 Views

OTHER ISSUES

65 more homes coming to Evelyn Avenue

The City Council unanimously approved another large housing project along Evelyn Avenue on Tuesday, replacing a slew of auto...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by Daniel t., on Aug 17, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 3352 Views

SPORTS

Google's self-driving car in five-car crash

Google's self-driving cars have traveled 160,000 miles without incident, but that changed last week when one was behind a...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2839 Views

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Police investigating string of burglaries

There is no evidence indicating that any of the four burglaries reported on Aug. 12 in Mountain View are related, police...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 16, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 15 comments | 2801 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Obituaries

<B>Anthony J. Radisich Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=3136 posted Friday, July 6, 2007,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by dave schummers, on Aug 16, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 2017 Views

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Jewelry stolen in burglary on Anna Avenue

Various gold jewelry was stolen from a home in the 300 block of Anna Avenue sometime between 10:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by , on Aug 16, 2011 at 9:29 am | 4 comments | 2488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework: quality, not quantity

The head of the local elementary and middle school district said that there will not be a major overhaul of the homework...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by James, on Aug 16, 2011 at 5:44 am | 1 comment | 2894 Views

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Social Services office stays open, for now

A new owner has other plans for a conveniently located downtown building housing a free health clinic and a county social...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by MV Resident, on Aug 15, 2011 at 7:46 pm | 5 comments | 2721 Views

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Google to expand into Sunnyvale, makes room for 2,900 workers

Having hit the limit for rapid expansion in Mountain View, Google has made its first move into Sunnyvale, leasing a large...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by B Minkin, on Aug 15, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1724 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mayfield Mall developer could be bowing out

Toll Brothers, the developer retained by Hewlett-Packard to build a huge housing project on the Mayfield Mall site, appears...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Matthew Etchells, on Aug 14, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 13 comments | 3676 Views

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Joy of food at Los Altos market

Everyone heads out to the Mountain View farmers' market on Sunday mornings. But if you haven't attended its twin in Los Altos...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3642 Views

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Tennis teacher may be charged with child endangerment

A tennis instructor who allegedly fled from Palo Alto police Monday (Aug. 8) with four young students in his car that he...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:56 pm | 7 comments | 2302 Views

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'Well-shaven' naked man asks for directions

A stark naked, "well-shaven" young man asked a woman in a Mountain View parking garage for directions on Aug. 8, police said. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by T-800, on Aug 12, 2011 at 10:34 pm | 13 comments | 2344 Views

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High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated, according...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 12, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1997 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another necklace-snatching victim comes forward

Another victim has come forward, claiming she was also robbed of jewelry by a Mountain View man arrested Aug. 6 and charged...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 2154 Views
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