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AROUND TOWN

More than hot air: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Cici, on Dec 1, 2016 at 10:37 pm | 28 comments | 7864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spike in mail thefts strikes The Crossings

Residents in The Crossings neighborhood have kept a vigilant eye on their mailboxes over the last few months, and for good...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by MVhomeowner, on Sep 15, 2016 at 5:44 am | 28 comments | 13175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Making local schools into safe havens

The Mountain View Whisman School District has joined a growing contingent of districts throughout Santa Clara County that...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Hope, on Feb 11, 2017 at 8:49 am | 28 comments | 3661 Views

ELECTIONS

Hospital suing to stop salary cap

El Camino Hospital has filed a lawsuit aimed at overturning Measure M -- the voter-approved initiative that caps top executives...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Former Employee, on Mar 6, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 28 comments | 47418 Views

ELECTIONS

Tenants' group to submit signatures for rent-cap measure

Members of the Mountain View Tenants Coalition are reporting this week they have collected more than 7,100 signatures, far...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 16, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 28 comments | 2968 Views

ELECTIONS

VTA scales back toll lane plans

A controversial plan to construct toll lanes in the Highway 85 median could be abandoned, after city leaders made clear that...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on Jul 7, 2016 at 3:47 pm | 28 comments | 3992 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A lightning rod teacher returns

Last March the <I>Voice</I></B> ran a story based on charges from a small group of parents saying that a Huff Elementary...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:44 am | 27 comments | 4084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Districts sift through STAR test results

This year's standardized test results show that local schools are working hard to improve their scores. The question is:...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 9, 2009 at 7:09 am | 27 comments | 10460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Battle begins to combat bullying

The Mountain View Whisman School District has taken up an unprecedented campaign against bullying in hopes of creating a...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on May 14, 2010 at 4:26 pm | 27 comments | 3674 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

More kids, new tech at elementary, middle schools

When Mountain View's elementary and middle school students start school on Monday, Aug. 20, they may notice some new faces,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Nick V, on Aug 29, 2012 at 11:51 am | 27 comments | 5461 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike-pedestrian upgrades coming to a street near you

A slew of upgrades around town for bicyclists and pedestrians are in the newly approved city budget, thanks to the efforts...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Donald, on Jul 10, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 27 comments | 4418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year in review: School news features spat over Bullis, censured trustee

Local schools made plenty of headlines this year -- some of them even drawing the attention of a wider audience as regional...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by just the numbers, on Jan 4, 2014 at 9:31 am | 27 comments | 8578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A summer boost for kids

Fighting off the summer brain drain can be tough for families that can't afford expensive summer camps, but two parents from...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by LASD parent too, on Aug 7, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 27 comments | 15962 Views

SPORTS

City-run golf course is losing money

Mountain View's city-run golf course is steadily losing money, and city officials are now trying to rein in costs before...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Phil, on Jul 27, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 27 comments | 7346 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Debate over the future of the Grant Road farm grows nasty

Many Mountain View residents who live adjacent to the Grant Road farm (or famed "pumpkin patch" as it's better known) were...

Original post made by Anne Toth on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jun 11, 2007 at 2:33 pm | 27 comments | 8788 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Megachurch outgrows its Mountain View home

Sunday morning is the busiest time of the week on Leghorn Avenue, when Christians from far and wide pour into every crevice...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by ALCF Member 5 yrs, on Jan 18, 2010 at 11:07 am | 27 comments | 8264 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police draw ire for public drunkenness arrests

Police and a handful of local residents hold divergent opinions about what happened late last Friday after officers responded...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Owen Johnston, on Oct 20, 2009 at 2:42 pm | 27 comments | 4525 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meeting on high speed rail draws 200 residents

The city held its first-ever public meeting last week dedicated entirely to the subject of high speed rail, drawing 200 people...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Catherine, on Dec 21, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 27 comments | 4089 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Medi-pot regulations are no slam dunk

Disagreements on the City Council Tuesday appeared to threaten the passage of an ordinance allowing regulated marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sweet Leaf, on Oct 11, 2010 at 10:22 pm | 27 comments | 3032 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Joke not funny to council gadfly

Self-described gadfly Don Letcher is known for his weekly, sometimes daily, accusations of sundry city misconduct to local...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by eldesthanson, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:40 am | 27 comments | 5100 Views
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Best Of Mountain View ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Best Of Mountain View" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 21st issue of the Mountain View Voice.

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