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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Classroom lament

Who are the students in an "average classroom" in California? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=4672...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 2569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moffett Military Plane that flies around and around, over our neighborhood, again and again

It flies usually at night from 8-10pm (just when we are trying to get the kids to settle down to sleep). It keeps circling...

Original post made by QuietPlease on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Inessa, on Jun 24, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 16 comments | 2569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Committee to pick new downtown signs

On Tuesday, the city's downtown committee will choose between four new parking signs for the downtown that should help visitors...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 5, 2008 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 2568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did anyone else see that meteorite tonight?

We saw what might be a meteorite coming down tonight around 5:30 / 6:00 and are trying to figure out what it was. It was...

Original post made by landels parent on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by Wayne, on Nov 11, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 12 comments | 2568 Views

AROUND TOWN

How would you spend $10 million downtown?

If the six candidates for City Council were given $10 million to improve Mountain View's downtown, the area could end up...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 6, 2010 at 1:21 pm | 18 comments | 2568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Valley's birthplace haunted by Nobel laureate's dark past

Physicist William Shockley may have introduced silicon to the valley, but efforts to save his former lab building in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Sabrina, on Jun 26, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 21 comments | 2568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Changing young lives

Leslie Cervantes vividly remembers how she met her Partners for New Generations mentor. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=8342...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Lolita, on Aug 20, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 4 comments | 2567 Views

ELECTIONS

Repair California floats ballot measures

Members of a group pushing to hold a state constitutional convention are submitting two ballot measures today calling for...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 3 comments | 2566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New teen center needs a name

The city is asking for some creative action from residents in an effort to find a good name for the city's new teen center. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Aug 15, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 10 comments | 2565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Segways banned on downtown sidewalks

Segway scooters are not allowed on sidewalks in the downtown business area, but they are allowed on other city sidewalks...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by QM, on Dec 19, 2008 at 8:01 pm | 14 comments | 2564 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 | 2563 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, school staff OK salary freeze

Teachers and staff of the local high school district have agreed to forego salary increases for two years. The pay freeze,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Oct 9, 2010 at 2:47 pm | 5 comments | 2562 Views

AROUND TOWN

City examining site of fatal accident

Trees, swaying lightly in the cool breeze, line the sidewalk and median strip of California Street at its intersection with...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Aug 5, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 43 comments | 2559 Views

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Food for thought

To the cynical outsider, it might appear to be a ploy to keep employees at work around the clock, but according to two of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Hail Google!, on May 3, 2012 at 7:50 pm | 12 comments | 2559 Views

ELECTIONS

Propositions offer terrible choices

California's budget stalemate and the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression culminate in the May 19 special election,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Snakefinger, on May 19, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 5 comments | 2558 Views

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Pear parcel could prevent path plans

Former City Council member Matt Pear is not a fan of a proposal to create a pedestrian path along the length of the Hetch...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 13, 2013 at 10:47 pm | 22 comments | 2558 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto's traffic, small-claims courts set to close

Faced with budget challenges, the Santa Clara County Superior Court announced Tuesday that it will be closing the small claims...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by What Does It Cost?, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 2553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district's online registration moves at dial-up speed

A woman attempting to enroll her child in the Mountain View Whisman School District said she waited in line for more than...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Clyde, on Feb 7, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 23 comments | 2552 Views

AROUND TOWN

The power of sexy

Some local environmentalists are deploying a new weapon in the fight against global warming: the female figure. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Dec 8, 2008 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 2551 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Best of Mountain View 2010

==I Mountain View Voice== readers go wild for these local businesses, and they showed their love by voting in this year's...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by whatever, on Sep 4, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 8 comments | 2551 Views
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