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Bureaucrats botch plastic bag ban

The latest attempt to increase government revenue in the county is the proposed ordinance to tax/ban single-use plastic bags...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by MV resident, on May 5, 2009 at 11:23 pm | 6 comments | 2153 Views

ELECTIONS

State complicates city's budget woes

As the City Council struggled to resolve a $6 million general fund deficit Tuesday night, more bad budget news broke in the...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on May 7, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 2153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Majority of layoffs avoided at El Camino

The majority of El Camino Hospital employees who had expected to be out of work next month, the result of proposed layoffs,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by one who cares, on Nov 8, 2010 at 5:59 am | 2 comments | 2153 Views

SPORTS

MV man, 35, shot Wednesday in East Palo Alto

A 35-year-old man was shot Wednesday evening in East Palo Alto, police said. The shooter appeared to have fled in a silver...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 17, 2012 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 2153 Views

AROUND TOWN

New hope for city's burrowing owls

Burrowing owls being driven close to extinction by development pressures may have a chance of survival under a new plan that...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Apr 9, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 8 comments | 2153 Views

ELECTIONS

Five plan to run for MV Whisman board

The Mountain View Whisman School District is poised to hold its first contested election since 2004, as five locals have...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by MV Voter, on Jul 13, 2012 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 2152 Views

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City files more charges against Ideafarm

The city has impounded another of Wo'O Ideafarm's bicycle trailers and slapped him with multiple misdemeanor charges. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by W-Park Dude, on Dec 8, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 28 comments | 2151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New teaching system a hit

Since the Explicit Direct Instruction program was introduced at the beginning of this school year, Craig Goldman, superintendent...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jane Doe, on Jul 31, 2013 at 8:53 am | 12 comments | 2151 Views

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Downtown march celebrates Proposition 8 ruling

Gay rights advocates gathered at the Mountain View Caltrain station this evening to celebrate the decision delivered by a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Russ, on Aug 9, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 26 comments | 2150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toys banned for 'unhealthy' fast-food meals

Tuesday was a sad day for the Happy Meal. The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted to ban toys and other prizes...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by mvresident, on May 3, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 25 comments | 2149 Views

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Bicyclist injured on San Antonio-101 overpass

A 16-year-old boy riding a bike over the San Antonio Road overpass at Highway 101 was injured Sunday afternoon when a car...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by MV Resident, on Oct 19, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 7 comments | 2149 Views

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Theuerkauf student, 10, charged with making 'terrorist threats' against his school

Mountain View police apprehended a 10-year-old boy Monday on charges of felony "terrorist threats" after he allegedly called...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by squeaker, on May 19, 2009 at 10:43 pm | 13 comments | 2148 Views

ELECTIONS

No challengers in sight for council race

Mountain View's city clerk reports that so far, no one is stepping up to challenge — or even to inquire about challenging...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Apr 22, 2010 at 10:03 am | 9 comments | 2147 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members want fee hike on Google and others

While discussing a recurring budget gap in a study session on Tuesday, council members called for increased fees on the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Apr 17, 2012 at 8:31 am | 32 comments | 2147 Views

ELECTIONS

Plan for sustainable city whittled to 19 goals

After a year of work by dozens of local environmentalists, City Council members have narrowed down a long list of goals to...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by jps, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 2146 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Google, Hangar One

Google has offered to pay for the restoration of Hangar One. We asked people in downtown Mountain View how they felt about...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Dec 17, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 4 comments | 2145 Views

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Ode to an old mailbox

Old-fashioned letters are not as popular as they once were, with more people relying on e-mail and other high-tech means...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by USA, on Dec 9, 2008 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 2144 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council moves forward with 51 affordable studios

Members of the City Council voted to continue the planning of a $9.3 million affordable housing project Tuesday that will...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 24, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 22 comments | 2144 Views

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City wants Ideafarm box off public property

Wo'O Ideafarm is in trouble with the law, again. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3443...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Queer, on Nov 3, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 31 comments | 2143 Views

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Last chance to save Hanger One windows

The community may have little more than a week to raise between $575,000 and $1.2 million to save 4,638 unique corrugated...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2011
Last comment by gc, on Feb 13, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 1 comment | 2143 Views
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