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Google founders can fly jet out of Moffett

NASA has struck an agreement with Google founders Larry Page and Sergei Brin allowing the billionaires to fly their Boeing...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Carl Orta, on Oct 19, 2007 at 12:23 am | 12 comments | 14251 Views

ELECTIONS

Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Malia, on Apr 3, 2014 at 11:30 am | 56 comments | 14217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The superintendent and the principal

There are reasons why trustees and residents of the Mountain View Whisman School District should be concerned about the recently...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by LK, on Nov 29, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 18 comments | 14216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emails, board report paint picture of Nelson's offending behavior

Judging from email exchanges between Mountain View Whisman School District trustee Steven Nelson and his colleagues on the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by @ Steven Nelson, on Oct 7, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 15 comments | 14210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New parent group forms to oppose Bullis

A group of parents and concerned citizens have formed a coalition to defend the Los Altos School District against what the...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Heather Rose, on Aug 17, 2012 at 8:41 am | 34 comments | 14185 Views

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As rents rise, struggling tenants face uncertain future

As rents in their once-affordable neighborhood skyrocket, longtime apartment dwellers on Mountain View's California Street...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Sep 1, 2013 at 9:10 am | 41 comments | 14175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council OKs 15 mph speed limits for school zones

Drivers take note: 15-mile-per-hour speed limits may be coming to a school near you. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2014/01/15/council-oks-15-mph-speed-limit...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 26, 2014 at 8:04 am | 38 comments | 14166 Views

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Los Altos district asks voters for new $193 tax

Mountain View voters living within the Los Altos School District's boundaries are being asked to approve a new $193 annual...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Parent from the Side-lines, on May 23, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 228 comments | 14100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High praise for affordable housing complex

Being picked to live in one of 51 new subsidized apartments on Evelyn Avenue and Franklin Street in downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by FormerResident, on Dec 5, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 35 comments | 14066 Views

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Mountain lion captured in downtown Mountain View

A game warden safely tranquilized a mountain lion near a residential area in Mountain View near Rengstorff Park on Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Martin, on May 9, 2014 at 9:03 am | 38 comments | 14003 Views

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City Attorney Michael Martello's retirement highlights issues with the pension system

The recent retirement of the city attorney, Michael Martello, highlights issues with the civil service pension system. According...

Original post made by dfb on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:33 pm | 28 comments | 13993 Views

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Prometheus: Lower density proposal won't work

Citing new real estate market realities, the developer of a housing project that would replace Minton's Lumber and Supply...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mike R, on Feb 4, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 15 comments | 13983 Views

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Pumar sentenced to one year in jail

Matthew Pumar, the driver who hit and killed a Mountain View man last summer, was sentenced to one year in county jail and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Afriend, on Feb 17, 2014 at 2:16 am | 28 comments | 13938 Views

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New track and field in the works for Crittenden Middle School

The city's middle schools may soon have some parity when it comes to playing field quality, after City Council members supported...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by John Kostka, on Sep 30, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 13897 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google expansion brings mixed feelings

While Google has been in Mountain View for years, the company has yet to occupy an entirely new building in the city. That...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Maria, on Jan 8, 2014 at 3:55 pm | 33 comments | 13874 Views

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MV bride succumbs to lung cancer

Jen Bulik-Lang, the Mountain View woman whose terminal cancer diagnosis inspired local vendors to throw her a dream wedding,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Did she smoke, on Oct 29, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 13853 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Military families say they are in the dark about toxics

In an anonymous letter addressed to the Army and the local community late last month, military families living at Moffett...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Greg, on Dec 7, 2013 at 3:28 am | 6 comments | 13841 Views

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The robo-car revolution hits Mountain View streets

A question kept ringing through my mind as I took my first ride Monday in one of Google's prototype self-driving cars --...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Not Quite yet, on Jul 9, 2015 at 8:23 am | 27 comments | 13782 Views

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Ready to roll: Bike Share launches in Mountain View

The Bay Area Bike Share program was launched Thursday morning (Aug. 29) in San Francisco and Peninsula cities, including...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by cisco, on Sep 30, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 32 comments | 13770 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pod Cars have new champion in Silicon Valley

Mountain View may be alien territory for the Pod People, but the Pod Car? Maybe not. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, there...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on May 19, 2015 at 12:39 am | 29 comments | 13759 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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Peace Walk and Father's Grief Retreat
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