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AROUND TOWN

Local band takes it 'Easy'

Just north of Highway 101, tucked into the back corner of a squat, unassuming strip of office space, Andrew Heine hunches...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jared Milos, on Aug 2, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 2569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man challenges cop to a fight

A 35-year-old San Francisco man was arrested after he allegedly drank in public, verbally abused a police officer and challenged...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Poor choice, on Apr 2, 2015 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 2569 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Burgers galore

I almost developed a napkin fetish by the time I finished my visits to The Workshop Burgers Bar & Grill. Napkins were dispensed...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on May 27, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 3 comments | 2568 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama asks Congress for $125M for Caltrain electrification

President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $125 million in the fiscal 2017 budget for the electrification of Caltrain,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by ElectrifyCaltrainButScrapHSR, on Feb 18, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 17 comments | 2568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens describe their stresses on 'Dr. Phil'

Nearly a dozen teens from Palo Alto said stress in their lives comes from trying to meet the expectations of peers, family,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Mar 15, 2010 at 7:01 pm | 3 comments | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Retiring doc keeps passion for volunteering

When Dr. Jeffrey Urman retired this spring from Kaiser after nearly 20 years, employees at the hospital said it wasn't hard...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community brief

<B>Feel good activism reaches new high Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6474 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by berry, on Nov 6, 2010 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fancy fungus among us

Most companies would avoid describing their products as ugly. But Far West Fungi has some fun with its sometimes alien-looking...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by MV Resident, on May 14, 2012 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2567 Views

RESTAURANTS

NEW SMOKING BAN A HUGE "SUCCESS"!!!

As those of you who read The Voice regularly already know, I was fiercely opposed to the ban before it went into effect,...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Jun. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman Choral Students Perform at Shoreline on May 11

Mountain View Whisman School District presents the 8th Annual Choral Fest on Monday, May 11 at Shoreline Amphitheatre. The...

Original post made by CSMA on May. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2566 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Internet trailblazer Paul Baran dies

Paul Baran, 84, a resident of Palo Alto, died Saturday (March 26) of cancer. He is best known as a co-creator of the technology...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Rossta, on Mar 29, 2011 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 2566 Views

AROUND TOWN

For some, a 1965 fire still burns

Retired Mountain View firefighters and their families are still feeling the effects of the massive blaze at the Jasco chemical...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by John Smith, on Feb 9, 2016 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 2566 Views

AROUND TOWN

More stress for school bus system

The recently announced $1 billion cut to the state's budget is going to place even more strain on busing students in the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by MoffettMom, on Aug 23, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 2566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chick-fil-A 'open house' tonight (Oct. 11)

Just received this 4-page mailer today. (Thanks for the advance notice, not!) CHICK-FIL-A OPEN HOUSE Thursday, October...

Original post made by Just a Guy on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 2566 Views

ELECTIONS

Official defends hospital against critical report

In the wake of a report calling for serious reforms, officials with El Camino Hospital said they will continue to work diligently...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Dorothea Grimes-Farrow, on Jun 13, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 2566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbershop Boys make time for harmony and homework

With the help of a local barbershop quartet, a group of junior high schoolers have formed The Barbershop Boys. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Crittenden mom, on Jun 25, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 2565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hammering out a brighter future

Students at Alta Vista High School gathered around two thick, wooden frames during lunch last week to watch a craftsmanship...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by ivg, on Apr 13, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 2565 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Preschool parents oppose cell tower atop church

Mountain View's First Presbyterian Church has proposed putting a cell phone tower on its roof, but the parents of a preschool...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dennis Wingo, on Nov 13, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 2565 Views

AROUND TOWN

MVHS seeking public help in principal search

Mountain View High School is enlisting parents and community members in its hunt for a new principal to replace the outgoing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by response, on Apr 28, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 11 comments | 2565 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area gas prices continue to climb

As California's average gas prices become the nation's highest, Bay Area motorists will be paying an average of 48 cents...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Kristine, on May 2, 2011 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 2564 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,193 views