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City budget relatively painless this year

If the city's unions can agree this week to trim compensation hikes next year by $500,000 it appears that the city will enjoy...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 10, 2011 at 6:54 am | 2 comments | 2404 Views

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The Best of Mountain View

Mountain View Voice readers are a discerning lot, and that's why we turn to their expertise every summer as we search for...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Cynthia Starkey, on Jun 9, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 2314 Views

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Eshoo recovering from successful appendectomy

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, underwent an appendectomy Tuesday and will spend the week recuperating from the successful...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Charlene, on Jun 8, 2011 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 4228 Views

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Simitian sponsors bill backed by charter schools

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has introduced legislation -- favored by charter school interests –- that would...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Charter Fan, on Jun 8, 2011 at 7:25 pm | 5 comments | 2528 Views

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Palo Alto approves Stanford Hospital expansion

Stanford University Medical Center's four-year quest to get Palo Alto's permission for a massive expansion of its hospital...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on Jun 8, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 4 comments | 2623 Views

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El Camino steps up fight against deadly disease

A difficult-to-pronounce disease commonly found in nursing homes and hospitals is a growing problem, according to a Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mary, on Jun 8, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 6899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Camps at CSMA

Some spaces are still available in summer camps at Community School of Music and Arts. Art & music camps for kids in grade...

Original post made by csma on Jun. 8, 2011
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Brothers arrested in pool table fracas

A pair of brothers were arrested by police early Thursday morning and charged with throwing billiard balls and stools at...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Dr. Rock, on Jun 7, 2011 at 3:58 pm | 18 comments | 3138 Views

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Developer sues city for denying permits

The former owner of a large Evandale Avenue apartment complex has filed a lawsuit against the city that claims he lost as...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Agree, on Jun 7, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 9 comments | 4001 Views

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Attacker breaks bottle over man's head

A man broke a bottle over another man's head in a Mountain View bar fight just after midnight Sunday, police said. The assailant...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by theknow, on Jun 7, 2011 at 8:37 am | 10 comments | 2704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Program boosts kids to college

The MVLA Community Scholars Program, founded in 2000, awards four-year, renewable college scholarships to bright, high-performing,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Frustrated, on Jun 6, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 6 comments | 3450 Views

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Helping cancer patients track treatment

In an effort to more effectively combat cancer, the hospital is introducing a new, highly personalized program that assigns...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Dr. Rock, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 2440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVWSD Should Look to the Milpitas School Board for Example

According to the SJ Mercury News, the Milpitas school district on Wednesday placed the principal of John Sinnott Elementary...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jun 6, 2011 at 9:15 am | 1 comment | 3049 Views

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Row homes to replace strip mall

A housing project killed by the recession won unanimous approval by the council Tuesday, May 24, replacing a vacant strip...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 5, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 16 comments | 2705 Views

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Dittmer's moving to new location

The Mountain View institution known as Dittmer's Gourmet Meats and Wurst-Haus will reopen in a new Mountain View location...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 5, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 15 comments | 3713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Owner seeks a buyer for 291 Evandale

Facing a long list of code violations, a souring housing market and irritated neighbors, the owner of 291 Evandale Ave. is...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by alex, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:50 am | 15 comments | 4342 Views

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Low income parents can insure their kids

In the fall of 2010, my niece and nephew lost their health coverage due to their father changing employers. At the time,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hopes for US, on Jun 4, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 2535 Views

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DUI arrests down over Memorial Day weekend

The California Highway Patrol arrested fewer drunken drivers in the Bay Area this Memorial Day weekend than last year, but...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Clear Eyes, on Jun 3, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 2693 Views

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Google's growth spurt shapes city

With the economy in recovery, Google is poised for a period of major growth in Mountain View and may soon leave its mark...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 4206 Views

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Fast track for North Bayshore

With the pressure on from the city's biggest companies, a new "precise plan" for Google's neighborhood got a jump start Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jun 3, 2011 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 2472 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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