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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tough year for public education

A nationwide recession, combined with a $19.1 billion state budget deficit, forced local school officials to make some difficult...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by UJ, on Jan 7, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 7 comments | 2830 Views

AROUND TOWN

A farm no more, houses spring up

The beloved pumpkin patch and farm on Grant Road is long gone and a new 53-unit housing development there is starting to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jan 7, 2011 at 11:31 am | 10 comments | 1917 Views

AROUND TOWN

The year in pictures

If a picture is worth a thousand words, these images taken by ==I Voice== photographer Michelle Le tell the story of Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by df, on Jan 7, 2011 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 1888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen stabbed in altercation

A local 18-year-old was stabbed Dec. 30 during an afternoon altercation with two other males. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mercy, on Jan 6, 2011 at 11:37 pm | 6 comments | 2042 Views

AROUND TOWN

19-year-old man dies on Caltrain tracks today

A 19-year-old Palo Alto man was struck and killed at 1:20 a.m. by a southbound Caltrain in Palo Alto in what was possibly...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by radya, on Jan 6, 2011 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 1616 Views

ELECTIONS

Headhunter hired to find next city manager

Efforts to find a new city manager got a head start Tuesday afternoon, when the City Council picked a headhunting firm to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jan 6, 2011 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 3544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cuesta tennis courts up for grabs again

Cuesta Park's tennis courts will have a new operator since the city decided to replace hometown favorite Tim Foley over a...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Olivia, on Jan 6, 2011 at 3:58 pm | 17 comments | 3996 Views

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City looking at busy year in 2011

It may prove to be one of the most pivotal years in city history, for the simple reason that a new city manager will be hired...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Jan 6, 2011 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 1656 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spare the Air alert issued for today

Weather predictions for Thursday in the Bay Area have prompted air quality officials to issue the third Winter Spare the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by vfree, on Jan 6, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 2035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Siegel picked for mayor

Picking the 2011 mayor was a no-brainer for the City Council Tuesday night. Without even having to discuss it, the City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 6, 2011 at 10:09 am | 11 comments | 2737 Views

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City imagines its future

It was a year for futuristic visions for the city. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6589...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by DdC, on Jan 5, 2011 at 11:01 pm | 9 comments | 1759 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class breaks down college barriers At-risk kids learn how to get into higher education

Sometimes, the most important step in getting at-risk youths to consider college is simply getting them to believe they can...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2011
Last comment by Mountain View Resident, on Jan 5, 2011 at 10:59 pm | 2 comments | 2217 Views

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Rod Diridon not renamed to rail authority board

Longtime transportation advocate Rod Diridon Sr. will not be reappointed to the California High Speed Rail Authority board,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 5, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 3 comments | 2282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class breaks down college barriers

Sometimes, the most important step in getting at-risk youths to consider college is simply getting them to believe they can...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by soundsgood2me, on Jan 5, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 2264 Views

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Thief swipes deadbolt, nothing else

Nothing but the electronic deadbolt appears to have been stolen from a bank-owned property located at 177 Fairchild Ave.,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Gosh!, on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:05 pm | 3 comments | 1911 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Year in Review: Ailing economy takes toll on El Camino

One of the last industries to feel the impact of the recession, health care fell ill in 2010, and El Camino Hospital was...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by LOA, on Jan 4, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 1692 Views

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San Antonio Center revamp study available for comment

The environmental impacts of redeveloping a large swath of San Antonio Shopping Center have been reviewed and a draft of...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Garrett, on Jan 4, 2011 at 10:35 am | 25 comments | 3698 Views

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The Grinch who stole the Christmas flamingo

The morning after Christmas, a thief stole more than just a Christmas-themed flamingo from a home on Wright Avenue -- he...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Andrei, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 6 comments | 4677 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A right to health care

RotaCare -- which runs a clinic on the El Camino Hospital campus -- aims to provide free, quality care to the uninsured through...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Jan 3, 2011 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 1976 Views

OTHER ISSUES

End of an era: Duggan stepping down after 20 years

Few things put as big a smile on City Manager Kevin Duggan's face as his story of meeting the founders of Google. When Larry...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 3, 2011 at 9:58 am | 11 comments | 2955 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
By Elena Kadvany | 15 comments | 4,306 views

Relaxing the Height Limit for Housing with Conditions
By Steve Levy | 29 comments | 1,730 views

Foods of Love
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,692 views