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AROUND TOWN

'Lame duck' council set to vote on North Bayshore -- with no housing

Despite calls from residents that action be delayed to allow new council members to take their posts in January, the "lame...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by A Senior Veteran, on Nov 29, 2014 at 9:23 am | 20 comments | 6367 Views

BOOKS

Walkability workshop perambulates Rengstorff

More than 30 people attended a workshop last Saturday at the Mountain View community center to discuss how to make the Rengstorff...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by dfb, on Mar 23, 2008 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 6367 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fired up over 'Start-Ups'

A new reality show centered around the lives of several young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs has got locals buzzing. Two of...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by @ Justin, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:53 am | 8 comments | 6366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain fatality identified as Palo Alto teen

A 15-year-old Palo Alto student was killed by a train on the railroad tracks south of Churchill Avenue in Palo Alto at about...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by Jill Cooper, on Mar 17, 2015 at 10:45 pm | 3 comments | 6361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Office development on active MV bus yard?

Mountain View could have a large development built above an active bus yard, thanks to the high price of real estate near...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Skating Rink, on Jan 27, 2015 at 12:27 am | 10 comments | 6353 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report highlights Silicon Valley's uneven prosperity

Fueled by a sizzling tech sector, strong population growth and low unemployment, the Silicon Valley economy has grown rapidly...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by You get paid what u are worth, on Feb 9, 2015 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 6349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rengstorff/Central Expy Traffic?

So happy to see the Voice's Town Square! Has anyone else noticed changes in the traffic pattern at Rengstorff and Central? I...

Original post made by Casper48 on May. 16, 2007
Last comment by Joanne, on Feb 23, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 9 comments | 6348 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google grilled about North Bayshore housing

On Tuesday night there was a tense exchange between council members and Google real estate director John Igoe about planning...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Sep 19, 2014 at 12:17 am | 3 comments | 6347 Views

RESTAURANTS

Just like the old country

Two swarthy guys wearing white jackets and paper hats greet you with heavy accents from behind the counter. A large menu...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by hurrr, on Oct 19, 2007 at 12:05 am | 3 comments | 6342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Swiped MV puppy returned

A puppy that was taken from a locked vehicle in Mountain View on Saturday was returned after reports circulated in the media...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mountain View Police Department, on Aug 29, 2013 at 8:37 am | 9 comments | 6339 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Welcome to Town Square

With Town Square, readers can pose questions, answer inquiries, and leave comments on whatever topics they like -- from serious...

Original post made by Don Frances on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 13, 2007 at 8:51 pm | 17 comments | 6334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Self-driving cars: safer, but more crash-prone, study says

Autonomous vehicles may be better drivers than their human counterparts, but they seem to get in car crashes more frequently,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Slow lane, on Nov 13, 2015 at 3:47 pm | 15 comments | 6334 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principal tapped for Bubb

Cyndee Nguyen will be the new principal of Benjamin Bubb Elementary School. Her selection was announced at the Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by @ Parent, on May 2, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 5 comments | 6332 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Arrest in year-old rape case

Mountain View police announced a break in a 2006 rape case with the arrest last Friday of a Milpitas man accused of the crime. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 27, 2007 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 6332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: pedestrian deaths spur neighborhood meeting

In hopes of making their streets safer, residents of the Shoreline West neighborhood are taking action in response to this...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Details, please, on Oct 14, 2012 at 11:13 am | 27 comments | 6332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council rejects Easy Street project

After making several complaints about its design, the City Council rejected a row house development Tuesday at 315 Easy...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by 315 Easy Street Resident, on Oct 19, 2007 at 12:34 pm | 5 comments | 6329 Views

OTHER ISSUES

An eco-dilemma: save redwoods or build bike lanes?

Google's ambitious plans to build a futuristic headquarters in Mountain View's North Bayshore is hitting big snags over some...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by water water not a drop to drink, on Nov 5, 2016 at 10:46 am | 51 comments | 6326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bomb squad called out to Paul Avenue

After finding a man dead in his home Thursday, police also found a suspicious looking container. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 10, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 4 comments | 6324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Turning off gang infatuation: Intervention starts in middle school with special counselors

<I>Editor's Note: The colors and paraphernalia of local gangs are showing up more frequently in local middle schools, a phenomenon...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jun 7, 2007 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 6323 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View schools show improvement in standardized tests

Local elementary, middle and high schools showed an overall improvement on state standardized test scores last year, according...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by frustrated, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 50 comments | 6314 Views
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