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Arrest in year-old rape case

Mountain View police announced a break in a 2006 rape case with the arrest last Friday of a Milpitas man accused of the crime. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 27, 2007 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 5876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council rejects light rail station plan

Council members decided Tuesday night not to spend a few million dollars improving access to an isolated light rail station. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Garrett , on Dec 12, 2013 at 7:31 am | 9 comments | 5876 Views

RESTAURANTS

Driver killed on Interstate 280

A two-vehicle collision on Sunday, Jan. 5, caused one vehicle to split in two and a second to overturn on Interstate 280,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by AC, on Jan 7, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 4 comments | 5874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mi Pueblo seeks bankruptcy court protection

Mi Pueblo Foods is seeking for Chapter 11 bankruptcy court protection Monday, citing a problem with its main secured creditor,...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by susan, on Jul 24, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 5867 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Welcome to Town Square

With Town Square, readers can pose questions, answer inquiries, and leave comments on whatever topics they like -- from serious...

Original post made by Don Frances on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 13, 2007 at 8:51 pm | 17 comments | 5866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fired up over 'Start-Ups'

A new reality show centered around the lives of several young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs has got locals buzzing. Two of...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by @ Justin, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:53 am | 8 comments | 5866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google takes a lashing over bridge idea

City council members acted as the protective parents of the Stevens Creek trail Tuesday as Google pitched a plan for a pair...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by eric, on Jul 9, 2011 at 9:30 pm | 43 comments | 5860 Views

ELECTIONS

Our position on Props. 5 to 8

Last week the <I>Voice</I></B> offered recommendations on the first four propositions on the Nov. 4 ballot. This week we...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Rita, on Nov 10, 2008 at 8:19 am | 90 comments | 5856 Views

ELECTIONS

Urban design critic joins debate over city's development

Google's hometown of Mountain View has become a flash point for the debate over Silicon Valley's resistance to allowing new...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Jun 7, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 21 comments | 5856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Turning off gang infatuation: Intervention starts in middle school with special counselors

<I>Editor's Note: The colors and paraphernalia of local gangs are showing up more frequently in local middle schools, a phenomenon...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2007
Last comment by John, on Jun 7, 2007 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 5855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girls in gangs

For Los Altos High School senior "Paula," exposure to gangs started early, in middle school. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by Post Highschool, on Jun 13, 2007 at 6:03 pm | 4 comments | 5854 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City declares water shortage emergency

Despite the rain this week, City Council members unanimously voted to declare a water shortage emergency on Tuesday, asking...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2014
Last comment by Gak, on Apr 7, 2014 at 10:35 pm | 2 comments | 5851 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD loses Bullis suit on appeal

A California appellate court has ruled that the Los Altos School District has not provided "reasonably equivalent" public...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by LASD needs to change direction, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 33 comments | 5842 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LinkedIn and Google to submit big office plans

In what has been described as a "beauty contest" between the world's hottest tech companies and real estate developers, Google,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:19 am | 12 comments | 5842 Views

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 of Dogcatcher...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jared Milos, on Aug 8, 2012 at 11:49 am | 4 comments | 5834 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to draw the line?

School boundaries in Mountain View aren't working particularly well for the Mountain View Whisman School District. Officials...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Plan for growth, on Feb 2, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 5830 Views

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Google hires goats as low-carbon lawnmowers

Over the last week one of the world's biggest high tech companies used some very low tech weed control methods. Read the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by TW, on Jun 29, 2009 at 4:08 am | 22 comments | 5830 Views

SPORTS

Red Star Soccer Academy Shines with San Jose Earthquakes

On a bright spring afternoon recently, members of the San Jose Earthquakes, Northern California’s Major League Soccer team,...

Original post made by C. Machatzke on Jun. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 5827 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing crisis keeps CSA busy

While city officials grapple with the ever-increasing cost of living that is driving out many long-term residents, Community...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Dec 15, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 8 comments | 5826 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Preschool parents oppose cell tower atop church

Mountain View's First Presbyterian Church has proposed putting a cell phone tower inside a new steeple, but the parents of...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 29, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 66 comments | 5819 Views
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