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A tasty bite of local history

The Mountain View Historical Society celebrated its 60th anniversary on Sunday with help from the city's most historic hamburger,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Deb Riffin, on Aug 14, 2014 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 3527 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Binkley found not guilty by reason of insanity

A jury concluded this morning that Sargent Binkley was legally insane during his armed robbery of a Mountain View Walgreens...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:00 am | 59 comments | 3524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement gap continues to disturb MV Whisman

The Mountain View Whisman school district's annual report was released this spring, and administrators, faced with persistently...

Original post made on May. 6, 2008
Last comment by William Symons, on May 6, 2008 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 3523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Sen. Hill holds online 'town hall'

State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, invites residents in his 13th Senate District to join an online "town hall" meeting from...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Feb 19, 2014 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 3523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Non-crowded places to view fireworks

Anyone know of any good -- not crazy-traffic-crowded -- places to go with a family to view shoreline fireworks? We have...

Original post made by lbhu on Jul. 4, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire closes Burger King on El Camino

No one was hurt when the Burger King near Grant Road on El Camino Real caught fire Thursday, an official from the Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by Hmmmmm, on Mar 19, 2014 at 2:25 am | 9 comments | 3519 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prefab diner's assembly underway

A year ago, local auto shop owner Tom Mertl announced his plan to truck a 1930s prefab diner to Mountain View from Massachusetts....

Original post made on May. 8, 2008
Last comment by eric, on May 9, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 3517 Views

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Means: Say what you mean

When incoming Mayor Tom Means told the <I>Voice</I></B> what his goals were for the year, he didn't talk about fixing major...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by WC, on Feb 3, 2008 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 3515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA passes district goals

During its regular meeting Monday, the board of the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District unanimously adopted...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by KKnightk66, on Feb 8, 2008 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 3510 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Friends, family mourn Jeffrey Johnson

More than 100 grieving friends and family members gathered at St. Simon Church last Friday to attend the funeral service...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Kri$tin, on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:41 am | 1 comment | 3510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglars try to steal washing machine

A pair of burglars apparently tried to steal a washing machine from the laundry room of an apartment complex at 134 W. Dana...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by Andrew, on Sep 22, 2013 at 8:52 am | 5 comments | 3510 Views

RESTAURANTS

COMING UP: 'A Monster Bash'

The city is hosting a free "Monster Bash Halloween Celebration" at the Mountain View Community Center this Sunday evening,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 4, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 3509 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Did anybody hear about the dead body found

in the back of safeway on shoreline??...

Original post made by mr perfect on Nov. 4, 2007
Last comment by pasa, on Nov 5, 2007 at 8:04 pm | 2 comments | 3508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Battle of the burgers

There were other Mountain View drive-in burgers that people remember, such as the Cadillac burger at Spivey's, and the Big...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by rolo8ab, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:08 am | 16 comments | 3508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Federal funding at risk as schools miss test targets

Two local elementary schools have failed to hit state-defined education targets for two consecutive years. That failure has...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Laid Off Teacher, on Sep 13, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 23 comments | 3507 Views

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Nob Hill Shopping Center

Now that the Nob Hill Shopping Center has been undergoing a major makeover, does anyone have any idea what stores are going...

Original post made by frequent shopper on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by Ago, on Apr 1, 2008 at 5:35 am | 6 comments | 3504 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Train Depot set to become a wine bar

It took seven years, but the City Council has finally found a use for downtown's replica 1888 Train Depot after picking a...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by RICK JARA, on Jul 14, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 43 comments | 3503 Views

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Businesses: developer using fence to force land sale

The owners of several small businesses say a cyclone fence went up behind their properties the evening of May 10 with no...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 28, 2012 at 1:20 am | 27 comments | 3497 Views

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Educators devalued

The "two Americas" that John Edwards describes were ironically illustrated in the Oct. 26 <I>Voice</I></B>. Two separate...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by Jonathan, on Nov 8, 2007 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 3495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV, LA high schools ranked among top 600

Mountain View and Los Altos high schools are among the top 600 public schools in the country among a list of 21,000, according...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by localmom, on Aug 1, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 8 comments | 3495 Views
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