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Media tracks down Chowchilla kidnapper

It didn't take long for local media outlets to figure the Mountain View address of paroled "Chowchilla" kidnapper, Richard...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Kt, on Jun 30, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 15 comments | 4701 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks fanatics

For many Americans, Independence Day means relaxation. But for fireworks professional Dan Nitzan and his crew, the holiday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Choice, on Jun 29, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 5684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New assistant principal named at Crittenden Middle School

Crittenden Middle School has a new assistant principal. Arline Siam, will take over the second in command position on July...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by MVWSD Teacher, on Jun 29, 2012 at 9:08 pm | 12 comments | 3490 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stop, Look, Learn and Listen

I am new to California and Mountain View. I am a mutigenerational loridian I hope to return there soon. So this is all from...

Original post made by D. Touchstone on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by D. Touchstone, on Jun 29, 2012 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 2220 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to vote on 193 apartments

A 193-unit apartment building could soon spring up on El Camino Real just west of San Antonio Road if the City Council approves...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Kman, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 3031 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV woman dies in freeway crash

The woman who died after crashing into a tree on the side of Highway 85 in Mountain View has been identified as Arlette Alonso,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by c/o 2005, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 2635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two union contracts down, two to go

City Council members unanimously passed a union agreement with SEIU-represented city employees Tuesday, saving the city $115,000...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Jun 28, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 1 comment | 2370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district on track with budget

Public schools throughout California, shouldn't be expecting a great year when it comes to federal and state funding, but...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Jun 27, 2012 at 6:36 am | 8 comments | 3089 Views

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Valley's birthplace haunted by Nobel laureate's dark past

Physicist William Shockley may have introduced silicon to the valley, but efforts to save his former lab building in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Sabrina, on Jun 26, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 21 comments | 4082 Views

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Hospital expects a profitable 2013

Officials with El Camino Hospital are expecting 2013 to be a good year with a $56 million profit for the Mountain View-based...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jun 26, 2012 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 2508 Views

OTHER ISSUES

PROPOSITION 29 REJECTED BY VOTERS!!!

The controversial ballot measure Prop 29 which was supported by anti-smoking special interests has failed! The details of...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by cancer, on Jun 26, 2012 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 3720 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Valley's birthplace haunted by Nobel laureate's dark past

Physicist William Shockley may have introduced silicon to the valley, but efforts to save his former lab building in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jun 26, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 6 comments | 8818 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman, 80, hit by car on San Antonio Road, dies

An 80-year-old woman who was walking along San Antonio Road was struck and killed by a car that was exiting a gas station...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Off Point, on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 7 comments | 3126 Views

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Council happy with no-bid trash contract

Recology officials could breathe a sigh of relief Tuesday when the City Council supported the garbage contractor's proposals...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:42 am | 18 comments | 3729 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mapping the world a frame at a time

It's the fifth anniversary of Google's Street View, a virtual reality map interface, and the Computer History Museum is commemorating...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Tech watcher, on Jun 25, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 3221 Views

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SAP Palo Alto vice president arrested for LEGO scam

The wealthy vice president of Palo Alto software firm SAP Labs, LLC will be charged on Tuesday with four felony burglary...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Nora22, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 12011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Leadership Mountain View InfoSession this Friday

You are invited to an informational breakfast meeting about the Leadership Mountain View program. The session will go from...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jun. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2269 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council moves forward with 51 affordable studios

Members of the City Council voted to continue the planning of a $9.3 million affordable housing project Tuesday that will...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 24, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 22 comments | 4268 Views

ELECTIONS

PROPOSITION 29 REJECTED BY VOTERS!!!

The controversial ballot measure Prop 29 which was supported by anti-smoking special interests has failed! The details of...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Jun. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2226 Views

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Mimes send Google's shareholders a message

A group of mimes in track suits weren't exactly silent as they called attention to Google's online tracking practices Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by sparty, on Jun 22, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 2740 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.

VOTE HERE