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RESTAURANTS

Mystic coffee

You will likely be gently welcomed by Parviz Rasti, in wire-rim glasses and a sweater, looking very much the college professor...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Oct 30, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 7 comments | 10230 Views

ELECTIONS

MP mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway, and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 58 comments | 10210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google fiber gets go-ahead

Progress is being made in bringing Mountain View the ultra fast Internet access promised by Google Fiber, according to an...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by Churchill, on Nov 30, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 39 comments | 10193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police searching for missing woman

Mountain View police are searching for a missing woman last seen at a Mountain View gas station Tuesday evening. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 14, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 10179 Views

BOOKS

Local students and grads drowning in debt

With student debt exceeding national credit-card debt — crossing the $1 trillion point last year — and college...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 28, 2013 at 8:16 am | 15 comments | 10161 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students need whooping cough shots before school starts

About a third of Mountain View elementary students still need to get whooping cough booster shots before school starts, and...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Jeff C., on Jul 30, 2011 at 7:21 am | 11 comments | 10145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs mixed-use project on Castro

After an intense discussion about downtown architecture, the City Council on Tuesday approved a redevelopment of the corner...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 29, 2013 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 10132 Views

BOOKS

'Poor schools endanger U.S. prosperity'

Though academic achievement of U.S. students is improving, it still ranks poorly compared to other developed countries and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Oct 18, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 10 comments | 10132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hangar One, Moffett airfield officially up for grabs

The possibility of Moffett Federal Airfield becoming an airport for private business jets is now a real option after a "request...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on May 31, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 14 comments | 10123 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LinkedIn wins big in North Bayshore land battle

In a split vote Tuesday night, LinkedIn came out ahead and Google left disappointed as the Mountain View City Council laid...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Fred, on May 11, 2015 at 9:18 pm | 76 comments | 10123 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Boyhood'

You've watched actors grow up on screen before, whether it be Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor or Jerry Mathers (as the Beaver)....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 10106 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Czar' proposed for bike-ped issues

City Manager Dan Rich said Tuesday that interest among council members and residents in bicycle and pedestrian issues has...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ha, OK then, on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:27 am | 32 comments | 10028 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Inspector General: Google execs saved millions on jet fuel at Moffett

Google's founders have been getting an improper bargain on jet fuel at Moffett Field, according to a report released Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by David, on Dec 28, 2013 at 12:20 am | 7 comments | 9998 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund: Your chance to help those in need

The economy of Silicon Valley is booming for many residents -- but not all of them. The ==I Voice== Holiday Fund is a way...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by plymouth, on Nov 26, 2013 at 10:12 am | 5 comments | 9956 Views

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Hangar One's fate: NASA Inspector General won't back down

Following the backlash over a June 2011 report pushing for the disposal of historic Hangar One and Moffett Federal Airfield,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2012
Last comment by Aero-Swiss, on Dec 21, 2012 at 2:37 am | 9 comments | 9921 Views

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Even professionals struggle with housing costs

In a city where rents seem to be climbing higher each week, a single mother of three says she is struggling to find a decent...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by PamelaH, on Sep 25, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 19 comments | 9878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A vote for plutocracy

On Nov. 26, the Santa Clara County Board of Education allowed the Bullis Charter School to amend its enrollment procedure...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by LASD Parent, on Dec 21, 2007 at 3:07 am | 2 comments | 9869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: Crazy for craft beer

Never ask Ted Kim a simple question about beer. If you do, you're in for a discourse on the qualities of craft beer, its...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by GG, on Jun 27, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 46 comments | 9850 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council moves ahead with office-heavy San Antonio plan

On Tuesday night the City Council decided it was prudent to add office space for 1,000 employees to the precise plan for...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Very long time MV resident, on Oct 25, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 41 comments | 9846 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merlone Geier seeks OK for city's tallest building

New plans for a large hotel and office building at San Antonio shopping center were met with more shock than support in a...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jamie, on Jun 14, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 63 comments | 9842 Views
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Relaxing the Height Limit for Housing with Conditions
By Steve Levy | 35 comments | 2,249 views

Relationship Baggage or "Emo Crap"
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 695 views