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CVS employee helps nab suspected 'stinky thief'

A brash shoplifting incident and a determined CVS employee led to the arrest of a bank robbery suspect last week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by CVS customer, on Jul 15, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 5 comments | 12227 Views

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10 'Occupy Google' protesters arrested

Ten protesters were arrested outside of Google's Mountain View headquarters Tuesday night as part of an "Occupy Google" protest...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2014
Last comment by MadamPresident, on Jun 30, 2014 at 3:23 pm | 11 comments | 12224 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City poised for explosive office growth

An analysis by the Voice shows that explosive office development is knocking on Mountain View's door, bringing as many as...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by jesse, on Apr 15, 2014 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 12184 Views

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Google set to expand ferry to East Bay

Google has been testing a ferry boat service as it looks for ways to bring a growing number of its employees to Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Xoogler, on Jan 23, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 4 comments | 12182 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google denies giving NSA "direct access" to user data

National Security Agency documents leaked to the press say Mountain View's Google has been cooperating with the US government...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:41 am | 9 comments | 12156 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Willowgate gardeners push for new community gardens in Mountain View

A group of local gardeners is beginning a serious push to bring more community gardens to the city, including one in a new...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jan 14, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 5 comments | 12127 Views

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Skate and enjoy

Roger Brown may be 55 but that isn't keeping him from riding his skateboard. Leave that up to a city law. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 15 comments | 12065 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 | 12014 Views

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Voice editorial endorsement: City Council

The Mountain View Voice recommends candidates Ken Rosenberg, Pat Showalter and Lenny Siegel for City Council. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Lilly, on Nov 4, 2014 at 12:11 pm | 79 comments | 12014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students need whooping cough shots before school starts

About a third of Mountain View elementary students still need to get whooping cough booster shots before school starts, and...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Jeff C., on Jul 30, 2011 at 7:21 am | 11 comments | 11998 Views

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City Council backs plan to close Castro Street

In a decision with big impacts for the city's scenic downtown, the Mountain View City Council on Wednesday night, in a 5-2...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by MV Resident, on Jul 21, 2016 at 12:02 am | 105 comments | 11907 Views

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City approves 600 new homes for South Whisman

In what would essentially create a new neighborhood in the South Whisman area, Mountain View leaders on Tuesday night approved...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kristine, on Jun 25, 2015 at 1:57 pm | 31 comments | 11884 Views

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Update: Train service resumes after pedestrian struck and killed in Palo Alto

A southbound train struck and killed a pedestrian on the tracks at Charleston Avenue in Palo Alto at 7:35 this morning, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by AC, on Aug 30, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 9 comments | 11871 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The original Big Mac

In the 1940s and '50s, Johnny Mac's, an "American Graffiti"-style drive-in on El Camino Real, was the place to be for Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by don dina, on Aug 3, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 14 comments | 11868 Views

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Scientists are the real 'rock stars'

We may idolize professional athletes and movie stars, but according to Kevin Spacey, who hosted last night's Breakthrough...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Nick V, on Dec 19, 2013 at 11:39 am | 5 comments | 11855 Views

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Google veers from city's North Bayshore vision

A review of the city's North Bayshore precise plan on Tuesday, Nov. 29, left some council members wondering if they were...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Dec 12, 2016 at 12:58 am | 23 comments | 11820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District seeks input on middle school projects

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are looking for public input as they get ready to renovate two middle schools....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 11, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 11818 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eateries can't compete with Google's free food

Since he started his North Bayshore sandwich shop with his brother 21 years ago, Victor Jadallah saw the neighborhood double...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 20, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 38 comments | 11799 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing, transportation are top issues for council candidates

In a crowded City Council race, Mountain View's nine candidates are already busy introducing themselves and their platforms...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Sep 6, 2014 at 11:14 am | 36 comments | 11789 Views

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Report: More people leaving Silicon Valley

The 2017 Silicon Valley Index shows that the area's economy, despite a slight slowdown from 2015, continues to chug along...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2017
Last comment by @the_punnisher, on Feb 23, 2017 at 6:48 pm | 20 comments | 11786 Views
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Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View
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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