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Council bans marijuana dispensaries

City Council members backed away from approving an ordinance allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View on...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by MJ, on Mar 11, 2011 at 5:51 pm | 49 comments | 4503 Views

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Council OKs growing bill for housing project

The City Council on Tuesday approved an additional city subsidy of up to $4.4 million for a 51-unit affordable housing project...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Mar 11, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 10 comments | 2633 Views

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Saturday and Sunday, March 12-13

[http://www.friendsofbayfrontpark.org/calendar.htm Nature: Bird walk] Volunteer birders from Friends of Bedwell Bayfront...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Arborist, on Mar 11, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2270 Views

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Bay Area under tsunami warning

Emergency officials in the Bay Area are watching and waiting as information on the impending tsunami is gathered. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jackie, on Mar 11, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 2070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A window on gang life

The <I>Voice</I></B> received an unexpected visit last week from a Mountain View Norteno who says he is trying to clean up...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Concerned, on Mar 11, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 4830 Views

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Jobless rates on the rise across Bay Area

Unemployment has increased in several counties across the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a state report released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Know-It-All, on Mar 11, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 1854 Views

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Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=4022 posted Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 4:34 PM...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Mar 11, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 1336 Views

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Council: Please save San Antonio train station

The City Council decided to send a letter to the Caltrain board of directors on Tuesday that expresses "deep concern" about...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Mar 11, 2011 at 10:40 am | 21 comments | 2996 Views

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Unions asked for another $1 million cut

Largely because of a $3.2 million rise employee compensation costs, the city faces an estimated $2.1 million budget deficit...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Mar 10, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 8 comments | 2132 Views

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Senior day care at risk

The state may soon cut Medi-Cal reimbursements to a Mountain View center that provides healthcare and daycare services to...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Phil Lawson, on Mar 10, 2011 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 1876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skaters say skate park overhaul is long overdue

As usual, the Rengstorff skate park was a busy place on Friday afternoon, with the sound of a dozen skateboards bouncing...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 9, 2011 at 7:23 pm | 2 comments | 1728 Views

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Price hike for affordable housing project

After approving the project last year, the City Council is being asked by the developer of a 51-unit affordable housing project...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Mar 9, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 16 comments | 1996 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District to vote on parcel tax

In an effort to make up for falling revenues from state and federal sources, Los Altos' elementary and middle school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Count Me Out Too, on Mar 9, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 62 comments | 5100 Views

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Offer to move, restore historic home

The dilapidated 1880s home at 902 Villa St. near Chez TJ could become a major part of a Mountain View history museum under...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 8, 2011 at 10:42 pm | 18 comments | 3427 Views

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Contractor files big claim for bad Yelp review

Online reviews are a fact of life for today's businesses, but one local story illustrates how some are coming to grips with...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by A. Palled, on Mar 8, 2011 at 5:46 pm | 13 comments | 4669 Views

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Caltrain board declares fiscal emergency

Caltrain's board of directors declared a fiscal emergency Thursday after hundreds of riders packed SamTrans headquarters...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by David, on Mar 8, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 12 comments | 2892 Views

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Building the best city manager

This Saturday morning the City Council will be asking residents what they would like in a new city manager, who will replace...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by JR, on Mar 8, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1938 Views

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Council finally discusses website, technology goals

The city is finally moving forward with a City Council goal from last year to better use technology and the Internet to serve...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by JR, on Mar 8, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1830 Views

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Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A 24-year-old man was killed at about 7:30 p.m. Monday evening (Feb. 28) when southbound Caltrain No. 284 struck him at the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 7, 2011 at 8:03 pm | 12 comments | 2617 Views

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Two-alarm fire damages Dittmer's

A two-alarm blaze significantly damaged a butcher shop and shut down a neighboring sushi restaurant in Mountain View early...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sean, on Mar 7, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 22 comments | 3946 Views
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