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AROUND TOWN

Where to savor the end of summer

Summer is drawing to a close, but chances are the warm weather plans to stick around for another month of comfortable outdoor...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Sep 13, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 4 comments | 5951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery checkout resembles a breadline

The daily logjam at the checkout at the nearby Safeway on Shoreline Boulevard has become public enemy No. 1 for the nearby...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2017
Last comment by George Markle, on Mar 28, 2017 at 5:52 pm | 41 comments | 5951 Views

OTHER ISSUES

NASA accused of favoritism at Moffett

Four years after the surprise news that Google executives were allowed to base their private planes at Moffett Federal Airfield,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by H Stewart, on Feb 5, 2011 at 9:15 am | 20 comments | 5950 Views

BOOKS

Lice are not nice — just ask Natalie

In between homework and soccer practice, Los Altos sixth grader Natalie Lillie has a busy month of book signings, presentations...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jeanette, on Nov 24, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 5950 Views

AROUND TOWN

City of Google

Google's presence in Mountain View is already unparalleled, with a reported two million square feet of office space in the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2007
Last comment by steve, on Jul 27, 2007 at 3:29 pm | 8 comments | 5949 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Chloramine fight hits snag with EPA

As promised, local activists determined to eliminate chloramine from the tap water were granted a meeting with federal Environmental...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by adrienne, on Jan 25, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 7 comments | 5944 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County settles food storage lawsuit with Sysco

Ten California counties, including Santa Clara County, have settled a civil lawsuit filed against the Sysco Corporation regarding...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 22, 2014 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 5942 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members praise Intuit project

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members praised the first major North Bayshore office development proposal under...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by shani Kleinahus, on Apr 25, 2013 at 6:18 pm | 4 comments | 5940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will the kids be all right?

Every morning, Meysi wakes up before 6:30 a.m. in the homeless shelter in San Jose. She makes the traffic-filled trek north,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 18, 2015 at 4:25 pm | 7 comments | 5940 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home solar installations tripled in '07

It's been a blazing year for solar power in Mountain View, with residential solar installations tripling from 84 at the start...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Dec 20, 2007 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 5939 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman board struggles to balance enrollment

The Mountain View Whisman School District doubled down on efforts to balance enrollment across all the elementary schools...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by Old Steve, on Apr 25, 2016 at 11:01 am | 40 comments | 5935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: homicide victim 'likely' knew her killer

The owner of a Mountain View acupuncture clinic whose body was found in her Palo Alto home on July 7 was identified Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors , on Jul 14, 2016 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 5929 Views

SPORTS

City attorney announces retirement

The city announced today that Michael Martello, Mountain View's longest serving city attorney, is set to retire in December. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Alan R, on Oct 14, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 5926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Mountain View afford a new school?

Members of the Mountain View Whisman's Boundary Advisory Task Force are poised to decide whether it's the right time to open...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by New Parent, on Apr 2, 2015 at 11:45 pm | 44 comments | 5922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Assemblyman Ira Ruskin dies from brain tumor

Longtime former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years, died on July 3, according to his family....

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Stanley Kuperstein, on Sep 9, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 5921 Views

AROUND TOWN

A friend in deed

Public accolades and private turmoil have marked the past 18 months for community activist Elena Pacheco. The tireless volunteer...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Jul 12, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 5921 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Binkley found not guilty by reason of insanity

A jury concluded this morning that Sargent Binkley was legally insane during his armed robbery of a Mountain View Walgreens...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Feb 3, 2009 at 10:00 am | 59 comments | 5919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two indecent exposures reported in Mountain View

Thanks to a quick-thinking victim, police arrested a 20-year-old Redwood City man on Feb. 4 on charges of indecent exposure. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Feb 7, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 5917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bird sculpture takes wing

The City Council approved a new art installation for Shoreline Park on Tuesday that had a few people, including some on the...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Jan 24, 2008 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 5916 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford studies explore potency of flu vaccines

Where flu vaccines for men are concerned, with virility comes virulence, according to a new report released by Stanford. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Not biased against gender, on Jan 14, 2014 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 5912 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