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ELECTIONS

Open-space bond measure picks up 'yes' votes

With at least 19,000 ballots yet to be counted, the fate of Measure AA, the $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jun 9, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1810 Views

AROUND TOWN

What are you doing for families, Mountain View?

Boardwalk is closing (I know this is officially Los Altos). Where are families supposed to shop together, eat together, nowadays. We...

Original post made by Palo Alto Resident on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Isn't this the master plan, on Jun 9, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 41 comments | 2537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local company's toxic plume map causes alarm

Palo Alto resident Bob Wenzlau has taken on the task of mapping the various toxic plumes in Mountain View and surrounding...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Back in NYC, on Jun 9, 2014 at 7:02 am | 22 comments | 11036 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air alert issued for Sunday

High area temperatures have prompted a Spare the Air alert for Sunday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by z, on Jun 8, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 1931 Views

ELECTIONS

Urban design critic joins debate over city's development

Google's hometown of Mountain View has become a flash point for the debate over Silicon Valley's resistance to allowing new...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 21 comments | 4795 Views

RESTAURANTS

Farm to play

Once upon a time, downtown Los Altos was all about antiques and senior citizens. Now, if you don't have small children and...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by Meridith, on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 453 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council member shares vision for North Bayshore

Recently John King of the San Francisco Chronicle published an article entitled "Mountain View stuck in past when it comes...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jun 6, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure AA still a nail-biter

The election results for Measure AA, which is asking for $300 million to fund recreation and wildlife preservation, were...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jun 6, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 4131 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Crime brief: Gyro House burglary caught on video

Police are looking for a man who burglarized the Gyro House restaurant in downtown Mountain View on May 23. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by dc, on Jun 6, 2014 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 15962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too many office development proposals?

Mountain View's real estate boom has hit a new threshhold: city planning director Randy Tsuda told the City Council that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by CodeRed, on Jun 6, 2014 at 9:18 am | 35 comments | 6439 Views

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MV police chief leaving for private security post

After 28 years in law enforcement, Mountain View Police Chief Scott Vermeer announced Tuesday that he will leave his career...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:45 pm | 1 comment | 1438 Views

ELECTIONS

Smith wins county sheriff's race, Sylva secures judgeship

Sheriff Laurie Smith was re-elected and Julianne Sylva secured the county judgeship in a low-turnout primary election in...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 5, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 1975 Views

OTHER ISSUES

3 Steps to Control Your Urge to Eat

In fifth grade, I was allowed to be at home alone after school, instead of going to the neighborhood daycare. The kitchen...

Original post made by greenlitemedicine on Jun. 5, 2014
There are no comments yet. 238 Views

ELECTIONS

June 3 election: Voice editorial endorsements

The Voice recommends the following in the June 3 election: re-elect Sheriff Laurie Smith; yes on Proposition 42; yes on Measure...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Thanks Voice, on Jun 5, 2014 at 1:56 pm | 14 comments | 3577 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mayfield trees axed for Google

Residents of the Monta Loma neighborhood were surprised this week to see a number of trees chopped down around the former...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Christine, on Jun 5, 2014 at 11:41 am | 35 comments | 20700 Views

AROUND TOWN

June 3 election results

==I Links to local election results.== Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2014/06/04/june-3-election-results...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Be patient, on Jun 5, 2014 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 3011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mi Pueblo officially emerges from bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo Foods, the San Jose-based grocery chain that has a market in Mountain View, announced its formal exit from Chapter...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Weird Mountain View, on Jun 4, 2014 at 5:43 pm | 3 comments | 3055 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Open space bond measure too close to call

Measure AA -- a $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District -- was favored by voters Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by It was across mutiple counties, on Jun 4, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 2134 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police Chief Vermeer as Google's next "top cop"?

Putting two + two together, Chief Vermeer appears in line to be Google's next "police chief". The former chief in Menlo Park,...

Original post made by Barry Burr on Jun. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2758 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Seniors vulnerable to accidents in home

Millions of seniors end up in the hospital every year in the U.S. because of falls and other accidents -- roughly a third...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Barb Przybylowicz, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 1955 Views
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