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AROUND TOWN

Not so square after all

The Bows and Beaus Square Dance Club, a local singles and couples square dance club based in Los Altos, is kicking off its...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by Nanci, on Jan 25, 2014 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 8551 Views

BOOKS

Closing the book on Castro Street

BookBuyers, the used bookstore that has been a mainstay in downtown Mountain View for more than 25 years, will be closing...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by DownTownMV, on Mar 28, 2016 at 8:15 am | 27 comments | 8548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local health officials hail new insurance law

Local health officials said they expect more people will seek help earlier for mental health and substance abuse problems,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Nov 19, 2013 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 8534 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Plastic bag ban starts Monday

Shoppers take note: Mountain View's ban on plastic grocery bags begins on Earth Day, Monday, April 22. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by jeff, on Nov 24, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 112 comments | 8524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Op-ed: Chamber offers platform for City Council race

The November election is fast approaching, and Mountain View is primed to chart a course for its future. With three City...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 45 comments | 8524 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Don't fund evil'

Riffing off of Google's corporate mantra, the Raging Grannies lent their voices to a protest outside the search giant's Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Essie B., on Mar 7, 2015 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 8522 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Power outage hits Mountain View

Nearly 1,400 PG&E customers were without power because of an outage in Mountain View this morning, a utility spokeswoman...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Ugh, on Aug 19, 2013 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 8509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Heavy storm causes flooding in Mountain View

Heavy rain and wind beat down on the Bay Area Thursday, causing areas of flooding all over Mountain View and some power outages. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 12, 2014 at 11:41 am | 5 comments | 8505 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy agrees to clean up Moffett TCE fumes

Resolving a dispute with the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Navy has agreed to take responsibility for...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bobby, on Feb 25, 2011 at 10:05 am | 3 comments | 8500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feds seek Hangar One tenant, Moffett airfield manager

In a move that could save Moffett Field's Hangar One, the federal government announced March 1 that it is seeking bids for...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by nicole, on Mar 9, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 15 comments | 8498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too many office development proposals?

Mountain View's real estate boom has hit a new threshhold: city planning director Randy Tsuda told the City Council that...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Rent Control, on May 13, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 38 comments | 8493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soothing Silicon Valley's aches and pains

In an age of laptop computers and sedentary living, it seems that few are able to escape back and neck pain. Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by ilovedancing, on Sep 16, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 3 comments | 8490 Views

AROUND TOWN

VTA board votes to close Evelyn light rail station

The Valley Transportation Association will be closing Mountain View's Evelyn Avenue light rail station early next year. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by OMV Resident, on Aug 18, 2014 at 9:44 am | 12 comments | 8486 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's no fish story: Seascape set to close

A niche shop known for its exotic fish, reptiles and brightly-colored coral will be shutting its doors later this month,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by screwed, on Aug 3, 2015 at 11:32 am | 28 comments | 8477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deported felon re-arrested at Rengstorff Park

Police say they have called Immigration and Customs Enforcement regarding a previously deported felon and gang member after...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Tex, on Apr 26, 2009 at 9:59 am | 50 comments | 8476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council narrowly approves pedestrian plan

The City Council approved Mountain View's first Pedestrian Master Plan on Tuesday. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=6536...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 22, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 26 comments | 8473 Views

AROUND TOWN

Silicon Valley is second in U.S. in wealth

Silicon Valley had the second-highest concentration of wealthy households during the period of 2007-2011, according to a...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Who are the wealthiest?, on Feb 25, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 11 comments | 8471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs burrowing owl plan

Borrowing owl lovers rejoiced Tuesday when the City Council adopted a plan for protecting the rare ground-dwelling bird. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by the_complainer, on Nov 2, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 32 comments | 8469 Views

SPORTS

Player, coach in bullying spat

The parents of a Mountain View High School varsity basketball player are putting a full-court press on their daughter's coach,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by reynoir, on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:15 am | 91 comments | 8467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resentment builds against fruit thieves

Downtown property owners say they are creeped out and irritated by the regular presence of fruit thieves in their neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Carmingo, on Jul 13, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 37 comments | 8461 Views
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