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AROUND TOWN

What's shakin'?

Leonardo painstakingly arranges a figurine in the "Harlem Shake" scene in his team's film, "The Genie," at KMVT's claymation...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents upset over growing class sizes

Growing enrollment ratcheted up class sizes at Mountain View schools this year, and parents at Huff Elementary say it's high...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Grade 4 parent, on May 22, 2015 at 12:46 pm | 8 comments | 4427 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Backlash over city's business license crack-down

Amazon, the online retail giant, sells truckloads of goods every day in Mountain View, yet the company apparently doesn't...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by moreoversight, on Jun 10, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 16 comments | 4426 Views

ELECTIONS

Ivanovic pulls ahead of Swan in LASD race

Sunday's updated election results show that Vladimir Ivanovic has overtaken John Swan in the Los Altos School District election,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by LASD & BCS Parent, on Nov 18, 2014 at 6:22 am | 78 comments | 4423 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital board agrees to cushy contract with interim CEO

El Camino Hospital's board of directors appointed its new interim CEO, granting the hospital's new top staffer a contract...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by taxpayer2, on Nov 2, 2016 at 2:17 pm | 18 comments | 4421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living in the shadows

It was barely 6 a.m. on Dec. 2, when Guillermo Zavala walked out the front door of his Mountain View apartment and straight...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Mar 2, 2016 at 7:19 am | 31 comments | 4420 Views

RESTAURANTS

Smoking ban takes effect Tuesday

A new ban on smoking near publicly accessible buildings and outdoor dining areas goes into effect Tuesday, May 15, which...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tiffany moving from SoCal 9/2012, on Sep 3, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 19 comments | 4419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council may scale back renter protections

The City Council's proposed emergency measures to combat the local rental crisis, already criticized by tenants' advocates...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Oct 31, 2015 at 11:17 am | 25 comments | 4417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate threatened by campaign sign vandal

When council candidate Ken Rosenberg confronted a man destroying a fellow candidate's campaign sign last week, he didn't...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Sep 18, 2014 at 7:13 pm | 13 comments | 4414 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 4413 Views

AROUND TOWN

11 applicants for school board seat

The Mountain View Whisman School District is looking to fill a seat left vacant by former school board president Chris Chiang,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 8, 2015 at 6:15 pm | 8 comments | 4412 Views

AROUND TOWN

District takes aim at illegal banners

Members of the Mountain View Whisman school district board discussed placing tighter restrictions on banners promoting youth...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Marc, on Feb 6, 2014 at 11:58 am | 9 comments | 4410 Views

ELECTIONS

Google wunderkind running for City Council

At 20 years old Aaron Jabbari is as young as City Council candidates come. But according to Jabbari's resume, taking on a...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Michelle, on Oct 18, 2010 at 11:43 am | 19 comments | 4410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's greenest home

The house at 96 Eldora Drive is so green -- with its special lighting, greywater system and geothermal heating, among other...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by Solar , on Oct 17, 2016 at 5:49 am | 5 comments | 4407 Views

SPORTS

The need for Kleenspeed

A company called Kleenspeed Technologies has quietly established itself in a large building at Moffett Field, operating with...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Alice Hooper, on Feb 13, 2009 at 11:06 am | 4 comments | 4405 Views

RESTAURANTS

Tons of tasty choices

Chalateco still looks like the Taco Bell it used to be, if not the Una Mas it was more recently. Don't worry. Chalateco is...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 13, 2010 at 3:31 am | 1 comment | 4403 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council candidates discuss high cost of housing

In a Whisman neighborhood forum Monday night, City Council candidates had differing views on how to tackle what they all...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 9, 2012 at 12:28 am | 8 comments | 4402 Views

ELECTIONS

Gay rights protestors block Stanford road

A coalition of gay rights advocates protesting today's state Supreme Court ruling upholding Proposition 8 announced a civil-disobedience...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 1, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 25 comments | 4400 Views

RESTAURANTS

Room for improvement

Sometimes that first date is magical. You think a long-term relationship could develop. The object of attention, though,...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 26, 2010 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 4399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council sacks increase in paper bag fee

After learning how many residents are now toting reusable shopping bags, City Council members voted on Tuesday to cancel...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Village Observer, on Nov 21, 2014 at 5:35 pm | 36 comments | 4396 Views
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