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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Pride on parade in downtown Mountain View

Donna Yeager, who hosts the show "On the Move" that's produced at KMVT, gets ready for the Disability Pride parade in downtown Mountain View on Saturday, July 19. Chanting, "We're here, we're loud, we're disabled and proud," participants made their way down Castro Street in the annual celebration of the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Thursday, 11:31 AM | No comments yet
Water district race heats up

Gary Kremen, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of the dating site Match.com, has entered the race for the Santa Clara Valley Water District.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

District to hire temporary water-conservation enforcers

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board of directors last night unanimously approved the hiring of up to 10 temporary water enforcers who will be charged with investigating water waste throughout the county.

Wednesday, 8:51 AM | 20 comments

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Water district may hire 'enforcers' to investigate water wasters

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is considering hiring up to 10 people to respond to complaints about people wasting water in the county, a district spokesman said.

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President arrives in Bay Area on fundraising trip

President Barack Obama arrived at San Francisco International Airport Tuesday night for a short fundraising visit in the South Bay, including a noon fundraiser in Los Alto Hills.

Tuesday, 12:25 PM | 34 comments
It's a party downtown at Thursday Night Live

Summer in Mountain View is the time to dance in the streets, thanks to the city's Thursday Night Live concert series. If you missed the most recent festivities, which featured country tunes by Sandy Bell, don't worry: the next one is coming up July 24, with a performance by cover band Party Monsters.

Tuesday, 11:10 AM | 1 comment
Stanford law professor nominated for state Supreme Court

Mariano-Florentino Cuellar, a Mexican-born Stanford Law School professor and former White House official, has been nominated for the California Supreme Court, Governor Jerry Brown's office announced Tuesday.

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Office Max closing, Ross moving in

In anticipation of its July 26th scheduled closing, OfficeMax in Mountain View's Rengstorff Center is liquidating its entire inventory. Several large signs advertising "Up to 50% off," went up last month to announce the office supply store's closure.

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Enjoying the moment at MV's Obon fest

Rev. Yushi Mukojima arrived at the Mountain View Buddhist Temple just one day after last year's annual Obon Festival wrapped up.

Monday, 10:15 AM | 2 comments
Video, police dog aid Palo Alto police in car burglary arrest

Palo Alto police arrested a Mountain View man early Saturday morning after he allegedly tried to steal a car from a driveway, repeatedly backing into another car before being confronted by a resident and fleeing.

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Friday, July 18, 2014

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 storing perishable foods in un-refrigerated and unregistered storage sheds.

Friday, 2:59 PM | 2 comments
Man hits officer after confronting Google employees

A Southern California man was arrested outside a Google office building last Monday after an argument with Google employees over a YouTube video allegedly escalated into a fight with police officers.

Friday, 2:52 PM | 10 comments
El Camino budgets for big plans

After ending the fiscal year on a high note, El Camino Hospital plans to pour millions more into programs at its Mountain View and Los Gatos hospital facilities for the 2014-15 fiscal year.

Friday, 12:43 PM | 4 comments
Disability Pride parade on Saturday

The fifth annual West Coast Disability Pride Parade and Festival is set for Saturday, July 19, from noon to 3:30 p.m. The event will celebrate the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and is one of many Disability Pride events taking place around the world.

Friday, 11:01 AM | 4 comments
LinkedIn to hold job preparation clinic for homeless

LinkedIn is hosting around 75 homeless clients of InnVision Shelter Network in a job preparation clinic at its Mountain View headquarters on Friday, July 18.

Friday, 9:34 AM | 3 comments

Thursday, July 17, 2014

SV Community Foundation names new head of community impact

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation announced Wednesday that Erica K. Wood has been named as its new chief community impact officer.

Thursday, 8:47 AM | 1 comment

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District board this November.

Wednesday, 4:55 PM | 45 comments
Editorial: Council members, stick to your guns on housing

Is it election year politics, or can it be that the City Council is finally seeing the light regarding the destructive consequences of Mountain View's jobs-to-housing imbalance?

Wednesday, 4:07 PM | 22 comments
Crime brief: man pulls knife in fight

Police arrested a Mountain View man Friday after he reportedly assaulted another man.

Wednesday, 11:38 AM | 6 comments

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

One injured in two-alarm structure fire

A two-alarm house fire broke out on the Elmwood Street in Mountain View on Tuesday night, leaving one injured and causing significant damage to the home.

Tuesday, 11:11 PM | 1 comment
Google donates free community shuttle service

The free community shuttle that has been long desired by some City Council members and residents is going to become reality this fall, thanks to a large contribution from Google.

Tuesday, 1:49 PM | 32 comments
Woman sexually battered near Pioneer Park

Police are looking for a man who allegedly grabbed and groped a woman Sunday near Pioneer Park.

Tuesday, 11:55 AM | 2 comments
Jose Vargas detained by border patrol in Texas, released

After a day of anxiety over his fate, border security agents in McAllen, Texas have released one of America's most prominent undocumented immigrants, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, a Mountain View High School graduate.

Tuesday, 11:53 AM | 14 comments
MV man arrested in fatal crash

A Mountain View man was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter in a crash on U.S. Highway 101 early Saturday that killed one person and injured three, California Highway Patrol officials said today.

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Op-ed: Who's thinking about increased housing's impact on schools?

I read the Voice's issue of July 4 regarding the Village at San Antonio Center development with interest. Agreed, Mountain View has a growing jobs-housing imbalance issue. But it also has a housing-schools imbalance that is equally, perhaps even more, urgent.

Monday, 2:41 PM | 11 comments
Downtown space exploration

People walking through downtown Mountain View might find space shuttles, robots and astronaut suits popping up in the windows of popular businesses. That's because the NASA Ames Research Center is celebrating its 75th anniversary with 17 exhibits sprinkled throughout Mountain View and Sunnyvale.

Monday, 1:24 PM | 1 comment
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.

Monday, 11:48 AM | 5 comments
Woman reportedly sexually harassed in Palo Alto park

Police in Palo Alto are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect in an incident in which a woman reported being harassed and groped as she sat in a park in Palo Alto's College Terrace neighborhood on Friday morning.

Monday, 11:24 AM | 2 comments

Friday, July 11, 2014

Community connections make theater work

The New York City Opera was forced to close its doors in 2013, and the San Jose Repertory Theatre filed for bankruptcy just weeks ago. However, the Palo Alto-based TheatreWorks, the third-largest theater company in the Bay Area, continues to soldier on.

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Don't leave your computer at home, kids

Along with pencils, pens and notebooks, students at Los Altos High School need to add something else to their list of school supplies: a laptop.

Friday, 10:03 AM | 23 comments

Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,405 views

Breastfeeding Tips
By Jessica T | 6 comments | 968 views

Who Says Kids Donít Eat Vegetables?
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 731 views

Community Service Helps You, Too
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 598 views

Not Witty or Fun
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 595 views