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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Time to make adjustments to Proposition 13

Research by a Menlo Park woman with a school-aged child, described in a story in last week's <I>Voice</I></B>, shows in great...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by Bigger Picture, on Apr 4, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 7 comments | 1572 Views

AROUND TOWN

The treasures of Mi Pueblo

You don't have to speak Spanish to shop at Mi Pueblo Food Centers. Nor do you need to be in the market for avocados, warm...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Apr 4, 2010 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 1463 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The sorry state of education

It was disheartening to read last week's <I>Voice</I></B> story about how four busloads of Foothill College students journeyed...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Apr 4, 2010 at 7:43 am | 2 comments | 1384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homeless man knocked out, robbed

Mountain View Police say they have a man in custody who allegedly punched out an elderly homeless man before taking his wallet...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 2, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 7 comments | 1153 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Early parole program worries Mtn View police

Under legislation passed last year, 6,500 California prison and jail inmates are scheduled to be released over the next year...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Apr 2, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 7 comments | 1484 Views

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Decision on Minton's project put off till April 27

The City Council's decision on whether to allow more than 200 new apartments on Evelyn Avenue across from the downtown train...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Plato, on Apr 1, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 5 comments | 1287 Views

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Police: H&R Block manager caught shoplifting

A manager of a tax accounting service located inside Mountain View's Sears store was allegedly caught shoplifting from the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mr. X, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:13 am | 8 comments | 1379 Views

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Menlo Park to hire high-speed-rail lobbyist

The city of Menlo Park has hired a lobbyist to make the city's case to Sacramento when it comes to the California high speed...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Rodger, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:50 pm | 2 comments | 1101 Views

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Army vet Binkley gets probation for 2nd robbery

Sargent Binkley, the former Army Ranger who pleaded guilty to using a gun to rob a Mountain View Walgreens for pain pills...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by 93 Los Altos Grad, on Mar 31, 2010 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 1108 Views

OTHER ISSUES

GONE GREEN

Google employee Courtney Nelson rides her bike to work Monday along Amphitheatre Parkway, passing Vista Slope in Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 31, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 12 comments | 1401 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Anyone Else Missing Mail This Month?

I failed to recieve my water/garbage bill from the city, as well as DMV renewal stickers. I had the same outgoing mail sitting...

Original post made by Bruno on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by post office sucks, on Mar 31, 2010 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 1259 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City discusses low-water ordinance

To save increasingly precious water, the city of Mountain View is proposing an ordinance that limits the use of grass and...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:23 pm | 6 comments | 1672 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mozarts sue Palo Alto over BMR housing

Following in his father's footsteps, Forrest Mozart filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto this month, claiming that the city's...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by DCS, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:58 am | 3 comments | 2030 Views

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Council approves $100K for HSR images

In an attempt to ensure that high speed rail doesn't ruin Mountain View's landscape, the City Council on Tuesday decided...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Mar 30, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 12 comments | 1288 Views

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Dramatic final hearing for Minton's project

It was a house divided in a packed City Council chambers Tuesday night, as supporters and opponents clashed over a proposed...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Caltrain Rider, on Mar 30, 2010 at 10:09 am | 40 comments | 2021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial piece 3/26

I was so impressed with the editors of the Voice taking on the issue of Prop 13! Many thanks for addressing this topic and...

Original post made by localmom on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 29, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments | 1830 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Brain drain taking its toll on Silicon Valley

Smart, talented immigrants have shaped the entrepreneurial spirit of Silicon Valley for decades. But these days, with economies...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by deFudge, on Mar 29, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 87 comments | 3038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation gears up for Monte Carlo Night

Organizers from the Mountain View Educational Foundation have high hopes for this year's Monte Carlo Night fundraiser, with...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Don Frances, on Mar 29, 2010 at 11:31 am | 19 comments | 3724 Views

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Elderly woman assaulted in church

A 73-year-old Mountain View woman was assaulted and groped by a man while praying in the chapel at St. Athanasius Church,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Dad, on Mar 29, 2010 at 11:14 am | 4 comments | 1196 Views

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City considers 'retirement incentive program'

As an alternative to laying off 33 city employees, the city of Mountain View is hoping to encourage some to retire early....

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 28, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 14 comments | 1243 Views
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