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AROUND TOWN

Revolt by smokers fails to sway council

The Mountain View City Council passed a strict new smoking ban Tuesday, despite strong opposition from patrons and owners...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Really, on Feb 23, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 82 comments | 4172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mora Drive businesses escape April eviction

Over a dozen small businesses on Mora Drive, facing an April deadline to leave their buildings as a 25-year-old agreement...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 23, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 2758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman eyes new school bond

Local elementary and middle school district officials are weighing whether to put a bond measure on the 2012 ballot, and...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Feb 23, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 6 comments | 10238 Views

AROUND TOWN

District may evict preschool, use space for high-risk teens

A proposal to evict a preschool program from its current home on the Mountain View High School campus and replace it with...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 23, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 32 comments | 6793 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The end of the drive-thru on El Camino?

Citing human health, climate change and neighbor concerns, the City council took aim at the uniquely American creation known...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by good neighbor, on Feb 22, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 22 comments | 9456 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District may evict preschool, use space for high-risk teens

A proposal to evict preschool program from its current home on the Mountain View High School campus and replace it with a...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2012
Last comment by William S., on Feb 22, 2012 at 6:32 am | 4 comments | 3059 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUV/auto crash sends woman to hospital

A woman in her 20s was taken to Stanford Hospital on Saturday night, Feb. 18, after her car collided with an SUV at San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by horse, on Feb 22, 2012 at 6:03 am | 3 comments | 2396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Botched shoplifting turns to robbery at Walmart

Police have a warrant to arrest two women in connection with a robbery at Walmart. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5296...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by The Eye, on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 8 comments | 2404 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local teen starts adolescent stuttering support group

Looking down at his lap and rocking slightly in the chair, Barrett Greaves struggles to get his lips and tongue to cooperate...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Retread, on Feb 21, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 3419 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Four-track design back in high-speed rail plan

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Lori, on Feb 21, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 2602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hopes to lure industry to MV border

After seeing a surge of housing in several south Palo Alto neighborhoods over the past decades, city officials are now poised...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:48 am | 5 comments | 2928 Views

AROUND TOWN

Women sentenced in $256,000 Palo Alto credit union fraud

Two women who stole more than $250,000 out of a Los Altos couple's Palo Alto credit union account were sentenced Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 19, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 8 comments | 2755 Views

OTHER ISSUES

White House may decide Hangar's fate

"The highest levels" of the federal government are now deciding whether to accept an offer from Google's founders to restore...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Mitch, on Feb 19, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 9 comments | 3016 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: 'The Secret World of Arrietty'

Great things come in small packages. That's one of the lessons of "The Secret World of Arrietty," the entirely charming animated...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2012
Last comment by Doctor Killjoy, on Feb 19, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 2445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing groups get a break in restoring old homes

With a few changes to city codes, the City Council is encouraging historic preservation and potentially saving the 19 households...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on Feb 18, 2012 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 3265 Views

AROUND TOWN

False alarm: BB gun mistaken for firearm

Police responded to a report of a man with a gun near St. Francis High School this evening only to find a man shooting at...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by The Eye, on Feb 17, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 12 comments | 3023 Views

SPORTS

MV man, 35, shot Wednesday in East Palo Alto

A 35-year-old man was shot Wednesday evening in East Palo Alto, police said. The shooter appeared to have fled in a silver...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 17, 2012 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 3675 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Union moves forward on initiative to cap executive pay at hospital

Members of El Camino Hospital's workers' union are moving forward on their plan to seek a legislative cap on executive pay. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Feb 16, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 17 comments | 3774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Owner to be reunited with lost Super Bowl camera

The efforts of a New York woman to return a missing camera to its owner following a mix-up at the Super Bowl have reached...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Shay, on Feb 16, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 2297 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DA: Domestic violence led to 16 deaths in 2011

Sixteen people died as a result of domestic violence in Santa Clara County last year -- the highest number of deaths in nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Feb 15, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 3142 Views
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