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  1. Home Front: Spring garden tour, replace your lawnRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Mountain View Voice

    The Gamble Garden Spring Tour dates are Friday and Saturday, April 28 and 29. Look for more information and ticket sales closer to the date at gamblegarden.org . The De Anza Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society will offer a program on pruning Japanese maples at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 18. The talk will be in Room 12 of the Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos.

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  2. For the love of dollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Mountain View Voice

    For the museum's current exhibit, Whelan is displaying more than 60 unique Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls, in the lobby of the museum and in the J. Gilbert Smith house located next door. It all began when Whelan's friend Diane Simmons adopted her first Raggedy Ann doll at a thrift shop.

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  3. Dismayed by Trump, political activists vie for local officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | Mountain View Voice

    Campaign Manager Eitan Fenson sets up at the Democratic Volunteer Center in Mountain View on Oct. 19, 2016. Photo by Michelle Le Plenty of people probably want nothing to do with politics after last November's election, but for some it's exactly why they want to be more involved.

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  4. Hackathon for high-schoolers wins an encoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Mountain View Voice

    About 200 students from across the Bay Area attended last year's Los Altos Hacks at the Microsoft Campus in Mountain View. An even larger crowd is planning for the second event next month.

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  5. Making a strong connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | Mountain View Voice

    Juakita Berkley is a volunteer mentor paired with Hailey Wilson, a Mountain View High School student, through Mentor Tutor Connection. The nonprofit runs tutoring and mentoring programs in Mountain View and Los Altos schools and is supported by the Voice's Holiday Fund.

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  6. MV schools take on big challenges in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Mountain View Voice

    It's been a busy year for all three of Mountain View's local school districts. Whether it's building new schools, closing the achievement gap or finding ways to pay teachers without breaking the bank, district officials have had to deal with touchy subjects all throughout 2016.

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  7. Food bank faces deep drop in donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Mountain View Voice

    Silicon Valley's local food bank is sounding the alarm this holiday season after donations from residents in the South Bay and Peninsula fell short in November and the first half of December. If the trend continues, new pantry programs could fall by the wayside and dietary staples like chicken and eggs could vanish from the shelves.

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  8. County pitches in to solve city's homelessnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | Mountain View Voice

    Annamae Thomas, left, chats with another client the North County Winter Shelter in Sunnyvale, on Nov. 29, 2016. Photo by Michelle Le The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved a contract last week that launches a new partnership with the city of Mountain View aimed at preventing homelessness and getting some of the city's vehicle-dwelling population off the streets.

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  9. MV Whisman board aims to put parcel tax on May ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Mountain View Voice

    In a bid to avoid lawsuits and a major challenge at the ballot box, the Mountain View Whisman school board on Thursday night rallied in support of a new parcel tax measure that would charge all property owners the same flat rate. The decision comes 11 months after the board hit a political brick wall, when two trustees insisted that a per-square-foot tax would be a more equitable way of shoring up funding for local schools.

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  10. Police investigate MVHS teens over nude photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Mountain View Voice

    Police are investigating several Mountain View High School students following reports that the teens shared naked photos over the file-sharing service Dropbox, according to the Mountain View Police Department. The investigation, which launched in late August, involves both male and female suspects from multiple high schools -- all minors -- using Dropbox to distribute photos of two juvenile victims, according to police spokeswoman Katie Nelson.

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  11. Creating happy holidays: where to give and volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | Mountain View Voice

    Katrina Ohms, top center, inspects the work of volunteers Liani Ragade, right, 7, and brother Izan Ragade, left, 4, as they and other kids and parents peel 280 pounds of potatoes on Nov. 23 at All Saints Episcopal Church in Palo Alto. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  12. Rising demand for CHAC's servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Mountain View Voice

    CHAC Executive Director Marsha Deslauriers chats with Database Coordinator Mayra Barragan at the office on Nov. 28, 2016. Photo by Michelle Le For decades, the Community Health Awareness Council has been a one-stop shop for adults and kids who are struggling with mental health problems.

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  13. Breakthrough Prize honors local science pioneers at MoffettRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | Mountain View Voice

    NASA Ames Director Eugene Tu, right, and musician will.i.a.m, left, talk to the press on the red carpet on Dec. 4, 2016. Photo by Michelle Le It was a constellation of stars, science and Silicon Valley luminaries at the Nasa Ames Research Park on Sunday for the annual Breakthrough Prize.

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  14. New farmers' market baker knows art, science of bread-makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Mountain View Voice

    To market, to market goes Fiona Strouts, leaving home with a tray of home-baked sourdough bread destined for the Portola Valley farmers' market, held from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursdays at 765 Portola Road. In a tiny village in central France where Fiona Strouts' parents now live, the arrival of the baker and his cargo of homemade bread tends to infuse the air with excitement, Strouts said.

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  15. So much more than a soup kitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Mountain View Voice

    Amanda Brotzel, a volunteer at Mountain View's Community Services Agency, sorts donated food on Nov. 21. CSA is one of seven nonprofits that share contributions to this year's Mountain View Voice Holiday Fund. To donate, go to Photo by Michelle Le To see how the area served by the Community Services Agency has changed, Tom Myers needs only to peer out his office window.

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  16. Man arrested for selling pot near St. Francis high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Mountain View Voice

    A Los Altos man was arrested earlier this month after allegedly selling marijuana to teenagers near a Mountain View high school. The suspect, identified as 62-year-old John William Morris, allegedly possessed over 50 pounds of marijuana, as well as cocaine and heroin intended for sale.

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  17. Suicide survivors urge open conversations, awareness around mental healthRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2016 | Mountain View Voice

    Five women whose lives have been intimately, irreversibly touched by youth suicide - two by their own attempts and three by deaths of family members - spoke candidly about their experiences on a panel in Palo Alto Wednesday night, urging others to speak with the same candor about the oft-silenced topics of suicide and mental illness. The event, hosted by Palo Alto nonprofit Children's Health Council , aimed to break stigma and increase awareness about these difficult topics.

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  18. Los Altos: Two caught with stolen mail, police sayRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Mountain View Voice

    Police arrested a man and woman from East Palo Alto on Sunday after they were allegedly caught stealing mail in a residential neighborhood in Los Altos. Shortly after 7:15 p.m. on Nov. 15, a witness called police to report seeing suspicious activity in the 400 block of Torwood Lane.

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  19. LASD ditches plans for El Camino school siteRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2016 | Mountain View Voice

    It's back to the drawing board for the Los Altos School District. After seven months of closed session meetings to consider buying a three-story office building on El Camino Real to develop as a new school campus, board members agreed Monday night that the proposed land purchase is "dead on arrival" over concerns about costs and traffic safety.

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  20. Casas, Landberger, Wong elected Foothill-De Anza trusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Mountain View Voice

    From left, the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustee candidates who appear to have secured three open seats: Peter Landsberger, Laura Casas and Gilbert Wong. With almost all precincts reporting, Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees incumbent Laura Casas and challengers Peter Landsberger and Gilbert Wong appear to have secured three open seats on the board, according to unofficial election results from the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters.

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