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ELECTIONS

Big war chests discouraged for council candidates

Candidates in this year's City Council election be warned: Go above the voluntary spending limit of $19,000 and many in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 17, 2008
Last comment by eric, on May 17, 2008 at 12:06 am | 1 comment | 3682 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sixty fruitful years

For 60 years, the Satake family churned out high-quality annuals — colorful marigolds, chrysanthemums and petunias...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by Kathy Mayeda, on Sep 10, 2007 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 3677 Views

ELECTIONS

City says yes to phone tax expansion

The city's general fund is in slightly better shape with the passage of measure T on Tuesday, perhaps bucking a trend of...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 12 comments | 3677 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rescued egrets fly free at Google campus colony

The calls of egrets that nest in trees within Google's Mountain View headquarters are louder than the shuttle buses and bikes...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Jul 25, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 3673 Views

AROUND TOWN

They'll always have Paris

Looking for small cities that could inspire French "ecotowns" of the future, senior French official Jacques Attali has picked...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by anon, on Nov 14, 2007 at 11:06 pm | 1 comment | 3671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services set for couple killed by alleged drunken driver

A private funeral service for Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30, followed by a public memorial...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Nov 4, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 13 comments | 3671 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA reaches $3 million settlement for toxic cleanup

Nearly 30 years after circuit board manufacturer CTS Printex left Mountain View for Fremont, the company has agreed to pay...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 3670 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mayor won't join anti-gun violence coalition

Mountain View Mayor John Inks has declined a request to join a coalition of over 1,000 mayors across the country that want...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Sep 16, 2013 at 1:47 am | 10 comments | 3668 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos district continues to battle Bullis

The years-long legal battle between the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School is not over yet, and the litigation...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Jewish Mom, on Dec 27, 2011 at 2:01 pm | 112 comments | 3667 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sleek, snazzy, cool

Although my visits didn't start off well, the food was mighty impressive. Bold, expressive flavors without the mask of over...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mountain View, on Jun 20, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 3 comments | 3666 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Funerals set for couple killed by alleged drunk driver

A private funeral service for Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh was held on Wednesday, followed by a public memorial on Thursday,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by T. Orlando, on Nov 3, 2013 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 3665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council wavers on Mayfield tunnel

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=123 posted Friday, August 24, 2007, 5:00 PM...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2007
Last comment by Matt, on Aug 30, 2007 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 3661 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Manager Kevin Duggan to retire

After 21 years as Mountain View's well-respected city manager, Kevin Duggan has announced that he will be retiring next year....

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by homegirl, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 14 comments | 3661 Views

ELECTIONS

New law requires carbon monoxide detectors

Local fire officials are spreading the word about a new California law requiring carbon monoxide detectors to be placed in...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Beuttey, on Aug 31, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 2 comments | 3660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worker center gets reprieve

The Day Worker Center has been given an extra month in its current spot, giving its board members valuable time to continue...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2007
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Jul 21, 2007 at 9:53 am | 3 comments | 3659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers go on strike at BMW dealership

Mechanics and service writers at BMW of Mountain View went on strike this week, saying their reputation for doing high-quality...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Just a question, on Jun 19, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 56 comments | 3659 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday Fund: A warm welcome for Day Worker Center

The Mountain View Day Worker Center celebrated its grand opening on Nov. 18. About 300 people gathered at the center's new...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Elaine, on Dec 3, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 25 comments | 3649 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Extreme marketing' at 7-Eleven

Like Homer Simpson lusting for a donut, fans descended on Mountain View's new, temporarily named "Kwik-E-Mart" after it opened...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by Homer Simpson, on Jul 6, 2007 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 3647 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Year in review: Housing crunch, toxic sewer lines among top stories

Perhaps the most significant change in Mountain View over the past 12 months in terms of its impact on the city's social...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by jeeveevo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 3643 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hundreds of apartments proposed for El Camino Real

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow two large apartment building projects to move through the city's planning...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 21, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 44 comments | 3642 Views
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