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AROUND TOWN

Wind tunnel used to test trucks' wind resistance

A wind tunnel at Moffett Field normally used to test airplanes and other things that fly is being used to test the aerodynamics...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Feb 18, 2010 at 7:09 pm | 2 comments | 1413 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Sales tax decrease

Now that California's sales tax will be dropping by 1 percent, are you planning on making any big purchases? Read...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by nick, on Jul 8, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1413 Views

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Bus lanes back on the table

The possibility of a light rail-like bus system and new bike lanes on El Camino Real are still on the table for Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 1413 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Full bellies all summer long

Hunger isn't just a problem in the developing world. Even in the ostensibly well-to-do communities of Silicon Valley, one...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Well Done, on Jun 17, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 1413 Views

ELECTIONS

Census numbers show Mountain View's staggering job growth

Given how rising housing prices and commuter traffic are causing serious problems for many, tracking the city's job growth...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by R U kidding, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 34 comments | 1413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council kills grocery store proposals

Hopes for a new downtown grocery store were diminished Tuesday night when the City Council rejected two proposals for building...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by dfb, on Jan 15, 2010 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1412 Views

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$2 million "ransom" for city to keep downtown tax district

When City Council members return from summer break in September they will have to decide whether to pay $2 million a year...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 7, 2011 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 1412 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Gunmen rob Kragen Auto on California Street

Police say two men brandishing a handgun robbed the Kragen Auto Parts on California Street last Saturday morning, getting...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 5, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1411 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Calls to Eshoo mostly in favor of health overhaul

As President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders continued twisting arms for votes, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Mar 24, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 8 comments | 1410 Views

OTHER ISSUES

FBI file: Steve Jobs a 'driven, reality distorter'

A newly released FBI file on Steve Jobs paints a portrait of a driven, complex individual with a "tendency to distort reality"...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 10, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toxic vapors found in NASA Ames buildings

The Department of Defense has found toxic vapors in several buildings at Moffett Federal Airfield, buildings that are in...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Dave Cool, on May 3, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1410 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council coverage to be posted online

The Voice went to press early this week because of the Fourth of July holiday, which means the July 3 City Council meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by gc, on Jul 8, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 1409 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Road rage ends in arrest

A fit of road rage ended in police arresting a Redwood City man for allegedly smashing a car window and sending glass flying...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by voices of better judgement, on Feb 11, 2014 at 2:35 pm | 8 comments | 1409 Views

OTHER ISSUES

People to People Ambassadors coming door-to-door. Legit?

My wife and I just had two college-age kids knock on our door and claim they were from the People to People Ambassador program,...

Original post made by Paul on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 1408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Minton's project would decrease traffic

Despite downtown neighborhood complaints to the contrary, the 213 apartments proposed to take the place of Minton's Lumber...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Informed Citizen, on Jan 22, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 5 comments | 1408 Views

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PCP suspected in violent outburst

Police are saying PCP may have fueled a series of violent events which began outside a Mountain View grocery store and ended...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Jul 17, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 4 comments | 1408 Views

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Cuesta Annex: no flood basin proposed

A controversial flood detention basin at Cuesta Annex is no longer being proposed by the Santa Clara Valley Water District...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Dog Lover, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 13 comments | 1408 Views

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Locals gather to watch LCROSS smack moon

More than 500 people camped out at Moffett Field in the pre-dawn hours this morning to watch NASA's Lunar Crater Observation...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike Zelinski, on Oct 11, 2009 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 1407 Views

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'Amazing' false alarm -- TV show a no-show

Fans of the TV show The Amazing Race were disappointed to find out that reality show contestants did not, in fact, show up...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 1, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 12 comments | 1407 Views

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Pay $72 per year ?

Egads.. The Website is crammed full of ads.. The newpaper world makes good money on selling ads. With all due respect,...

Original post made by George on Jul. 8, 2011
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