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AROUND TOWN

is half of Mountain View contaminated with toxic waste?

NBC News reports on toxic chemicals that have spread underground from Fairchild, Raytheon, and Intel (near Central Expressway)...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 8, 2012
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OTHER ISSUES

Breast cancer detection bill passes Legislature

A new breast cancer detection bill authored by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, passed the California Legislature Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by kimwhit, on Sep 18, 2011 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 2558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Running with a star

Logan Mang, a second grader at Bubb Elementary School, had been waiting all school year to meet professional lacrosse player...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Marcia, on Apr 2, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College waitlists overflowing

Educational funding cuts from the state and the continued economic crisis have local community colleges feeling the crunch. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 2557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When 'Donors Choose,' students win

When it comes to getting kids interested in school, nothing beats things that flash. At least that's what Elizabeth Gomez...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by parent, on Sep 16, 2010 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 2557 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Builders flood city with proposals, two denied

Local real estate development appears to be back in full swing, as a parade of developers came before the City Council Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 5 comments | 2557 Views

OTHER ISSUES

San Bruno's exploded gas line runs through Mountain View

The 54-year-old gas transmission line that blew up in San Bruno, killing seven people, also runs through residential areas...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by judielaine, on Sep 24, 2010 at 6:44 am | 2 comments | 2556 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bruno, on Nov 10, 2010 at 11:16 am | 7 comments | 2556 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Budget Deficit

How should California deal with its budget deficit? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5678&e=y...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by James, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 2556 Views

AROUND TOWN

City pursues aggressive cap on emissions

In what environmentalists called a historic move Tuesday, Mountain View became one of the first cities in the country to...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Drew Seutter, on Nov 18, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 13 comments | 2555 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district on track with budget

Public schools throughout California, shouldn't be expecting a great year when it comes to federal and state funding, but...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Jun 27, 2012 at 6:36 am | 8 comments | 2554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google keeps Bookmobile rolling

Books in hand, Claudia and her son Julio leave the Mountain View Bookmobile at Castro Elementary School on Dec. 4. On Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Robin Schultz, on Dec 10, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 2554 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No home yet for Berlin Wall sections

On Tuesday the City Council was set to decide where to display two large sections of the Berlin Wall donated to the city...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jan 18, 2013 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 2554 Views

ELECTIONS

NASA expo to explore drone potential

Look into the skies these days and you might just see a drone buzzing through the air. But while these small unmanned fliers...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 14, 2015 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 2554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Varied policies on president's school speech

As controversy over President Barack Obama's address to students last week flared up across the country, administrators in...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by SG, on Sep 20, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 12 comments | 2553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another big step for Stevens Creek Trail

Workers put the final touches on the Stevens Creek Trail extension to Sleeper Avenue late last week, opening the door for...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 1 comment | 2553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council lukewarm to major bus upgrade on El Camino Real

City Council members were hesitant to embrace a VTA proposal Tuesday that would bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by reader, on Jun 25, 2011 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 2552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo finds few surprises in 'exceptional' State of the Union

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, said President Obama threw down a "challenge to the Congress" in his State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Jan 25, 2012 at 6:36 pm | 12 comments | 2552 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Higham family's magnificent adventure

The Highams rented out their Mountain View home and packed only what they could carry on their bicycles. Then they took off...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by kathy, on Aug 13, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 2551 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to vote on 193 apartments

A 193-unit apartment building could soon spring up on El Camino Real just west of San Antonio Road if the City Council approves...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Kman, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 2551 Views
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