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The medical marijuana scene

Despite past failures, advocates are again approaching Mountain View officials with requests to open medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 27, 2011 at 9:10 am | 106 comments | 16272 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis exchange openly hostile open letters

A little more than a month after officials from the Los Altos School District publicized their proposal to partner with Bullis...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2013
Last comment by Citizen Lawyer, on Nov 17, 2013 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 16200 Views

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Big plan in the works for San Antonio shopping center area

A 3-acre central park and a large promenade are among the amenities that belong in a fully redeveloped San Antonio ShoppingCenter,...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 12, 2014 at 10:25 am | 26 comments | 16158 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Palo Alto'

The film "Palo Alto" universalizes its setting to an archetypal upscale suburbia, populated by disaffected white kids and...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by FM, on May 16, 2014 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 16029 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Raucous gun control event spurs council review of chamber policy

NRA members packed the City Council chambers last weekend to shout down speakers promoting tighter local gun control laws,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2014
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 51 comments | 15956 Views

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Los Altos district asks voters for new $193 tax

Mountain View voters living within the Los Altos School District's boundaries are being asked to approve a new $193 annual...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Parent from the Side-lines, on May 23, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 229 comments | 15950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD ditches plan for MV school site

The Los Altos School District has abandoned plans to build a new school at the site of a Mountain View office building in...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by The Winner, on Jun 20, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 23 comments | 15872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ready to roll: Bike Share launches in Mountain View

The Bay Area Bike Share program was launched Thursday morning (Aug. 29) in San Francisco and Peninsula cities, including...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by cisco, on Sep 30, 2013 at 11:51 pm | 32 comments | 15855 Views

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El Calderon restaurant to close after 44 years

Lita Lopez has decided to retire from El Calderon restaurant in Mountain View 44 years after she and her husband first opened...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Frankie, on Jan 25, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 32 comments | 15813 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital to lay off 140

El Camino Hospital announced today, Aug. 12, that it will be laying off about 140 full- and part-time employees. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Aug 30, 2010 at 9:21 am | 58 comments | 15805 Views

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El Camino buys land for new San Jose hospital

The El Camino Hospital Board voted unanimously Wednesday night to buy nearly 16 acres of land in South San Jose, with the...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by mps1998, on Jan 22, 2016 at 6:18 pm | 11 comments | 15750 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Renters pour out woes at housing event

In an event at the Adobe building Monday night, Mountain View residents spoke about their struggles to find housing and afford...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Dylan Carlson, on Jul 3, 2014 at 11:57 pm | 42 comments | 15714 Views

ELECTIONS

Judge OKs roll-out of rent control in Mountain View

In a move with huge ramifications for Mountain View, a Santa Clara County judge on Wednesday declined an injunction request...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 7, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 40 comments | 15647 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local health officials hail new insurance law

Local health officials said they expect more people will seek help earlier for mental health and substance abuse problems,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 15, 2013 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 15592 Views

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As rents rise, struggling tenants face uncertain future

As rents in their once-affordable neighborhood skyrocket, longtime apartment dwellers on Mountain View's California Street...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Sep 1, 2013 at 9:10 am | 41 comments | 15539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council OKs 15 mph speed limits for school zones

Drivers take note: 15-mile-per-hour speed limits may be coming to a school near you. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2014/01/15/council-oks-15-mph-speed-limit...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 26, 2014 at 8:04 am | 38 comments | 15514 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Assault suspect arrested after seven-hour standoff

A Mountain View man suspected of beating his girlfriend was arrested after a seven-hour standoff on Sunday morning, police...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Nov 26, 2012 at 9:34 pm | 4 comments | 15452 Views

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Microsoft researcher wins prestigious computing award

Leslie Lamport, a principal researcher at Microsoft Research's Silicon Valley lab in Mountain View, has been awarded the...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Mar 24, 2014 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 15450 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pod Cars have new champion in Silicon Valley

Mountain View may be alien territory for the Pod People, but the Pod Car? Maybe not. At Tuesday's City Council meeting, there...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on May 19, 2015 at 12:39 am | 29 comments | 15423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pumar sentenced to one year in jail

Matthew Pumar, the driver who hit and killed a Mountain View man last summer, was sentenced to one year in county jail and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Bill Wares Niece, on Jun 21, 2017 at 11:26 pm | 25 comments | 15413 Views
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