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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 | 1355 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 | 1473 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 | 1193 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 | 1198 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 | 1465 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 | 1322 Views

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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 | 1754 Views

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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 | 2189 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 | 1369 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 | 2121 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 | 1883 Views

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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 | 3298 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 | 3826 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 | 1266 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 | 1328 Views

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Proposed city ordinance would require water-efficient landscaping

To save increasingly precious water, the city of Mountain View is proposing to limit the use of grass and other thirsty plants...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by William Symons, on Mar 28, 2010 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No pink slips planned for MV Whisman teachers

Despite tough fiscal decisions ahead, the Mountain View Whisman School District will not be handing out pink slips come March...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Carl, on Mar 27, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 37 comments | 5168 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>Google supercool Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5912 posted Friday, March 26, 2010,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by digger, on Mar 27, 2010 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 1909 Views

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Area Democrats laud 'historic' health care bill

A bill reforming America's health care system, what one Bay Area congressman said was "one of the most important bills in...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 41 comments | 2210 Views

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Liz Kniss witnesses health care bill signing

Liz Kniss, a Santa Clara County supervisor who was invited to Washington, D.C., for the signing of President Obama's health...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by digger, on Mar 26, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 14 comments | 1976 Views
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