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Crash leaves seatbelted pair hanging upside down

A small car rear-ended at the Oregon Expressway southbound on-ramp onto Highway 101 flipped over shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Local motorist, on Jul 2, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 5 comments | 1275 Views

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Motorcade downtown 10 PM Thursday

What was that very long motorcade going south on Castro and then left on Villa all about?...

Original post made by Jes\' Sayin\' on Jul. 1, 2010
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OTHER ISSUES

Seniors get VTA bus to Senior Center

Bus line 34, called a "lifeline" to the outside world for some Mountain View seniors, will have a new route beginning Monday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jul 1, 2010 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 1576 Views

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Surpise pockets of 4G in Mountain View

Small pockets of Sprint's 4G network may pop up in parts of Mountain View for those with Sprint broadband cards, or the Evo...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by R., on Jul 1, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 6 comments | 2552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whooping cough epidemic hits California

State and local health officials are calling the recent rise in cases of whooping cough an epidemic, and encouraging people...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Jun 30, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 3 comments | 1944 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3-way merging of our local school districts?

Not sure why this hasn't been covered in the Mountain View Voice or the Los Altos Town Crier but on June 24, the Santa Clara...

Original post made by Menage a Trois? on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 30, 2010 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 1751 Views

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Council appoints Quinn as city attorney

The City Council chose Jannie Quinn to take the reins as Mountain View's City Attorney after she did the job on an interim...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Jun 30, 2010 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 1661 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo 'disturbed' by plan to demolish cork room

In a terse letter to U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo says she is "disturbed" by news reports about...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:42 am | 2 comments | 1282 Views

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At 99 he's still going strong

Louie Givich has a story for everything. He can describe exactly how Mountain View looked the year he was born, in a house...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Darcee, on Jun 28, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 6 comments | 1249 Views

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High schools cut programs and faculty support

Local high schools will have to absorb $2.8 million in budget cuts in the coming year. Students in the Mountain View Los...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by paisley, on Jun 28, 2010 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1281 Views

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Senior stretches income to support her son

After Adeline's son was laid off two years ago and could not find work, he first borrowed money to pay for his Mountain View...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by ines, on Jun 27, 2010 at 6:07 pm | 8 comments | 1261 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs affordable housing for 51 families

A lucky group of 51 low-income families will have unusually affordable housing in an unusually high-quality development,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by No BMR, on Jun 27, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 11 comments | 1647 Views

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Caltrain may cut weekend service, raise fares

During its board of directors meeting last week, Caltrain administrators announced possible service and fare changes to be...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 27, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 11 comments | 2092 Views

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Historic "cork room" slated for demolition soon inside Hangar One

Any day now one of the last unique artifacts of the pre WWII airship era is set to be destroyed -- a building inside Moffett...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by BOBBY, on Jun 26, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 20 comments | 3617 Views

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City's tobacco program earns accolades

Mountain View gets an A-plus for its efforts to prevent smoking and sales of cigarettes to under-age teenagers. According...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by mv resident, on Jun 26, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 7 comments | 1244 Views

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Senior stretches income to support her son

It is a notion hard-wired into us, that the American Dream is accessible to any and all willing to reach for it; that earnest...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 26, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1290 Views

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Bigger class sizes, no teacher raises at MV Whisman

Last week, Mountain View elementary and middle school officials approved next year's budget, which aims to make do with dwindling...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Tea Partyer, on Jun 26, 2010 at 7:38 am | 8 comments | 2093 Views

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Support surges for Cuesta flood basin

In a surprise turnaround, Cuesta Park Annex supporters endorsed a plan Tuesday night that they had previously strongly opposed:...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by Sallie Forth, on Jun 26, 2010 at 12:28 am | 4 comments | 3267 Views

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Council balances city budget with cuts and fees

The City Council approved a balanced $87 million general fund budget Tuesday with a few last minute tweaks. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by jim, on Jun 25, 2010 at 8:08 pm | 3 comments | 1183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbershop Boys make time for harmony and homework

With the help of a local barbershop quartet, a group of junior high schoolers have formed The Barbershop Boys. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Crittenden mom, on Jun 25, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 1616 Views
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