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Simitian endorses Jerry Hill for state Senate

California Sen. Joe Simitian has endorsed state Assemblyman Jerry Hill for the new 13th State Senate District seat, Hill's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Aug 2, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 1470 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Supervisors set to vote on sales tax measure

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this afternoon were set to vote on whether to place a measure on the November...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Aug 2, 2012 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 1364 Views

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Legal aid boost for immigrants

Immigration services have found a strong ally in the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The foundation announced Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 2, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 4 comments | 1817 Views

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City hires new head of community services

J.P. de la Montaigne has been tapped to oversee the city's Community Services Department. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5889...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Jul 31, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 5 comments | 1454 Views

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Food feature: Little Bee Pops offers ice cream truck alternative

When Mountain View resident Liz Snyder said no to her 6-year-old daughter's request for a treat from the ice cream truck...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Jul 31, 2012 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments | 10220 Views

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PG&E pipeline work to impact Arastradero/Foothill traffic

A major 3-month-long PG&E pipeline-replacement project in Palo Alto is expected to impact traffic and will start in August,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Storm Ryder, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 1371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher enters school board race

Christopher Chiang, a teacher with an passion for progressive educational methods, is the sixth person to confirm plans to...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 31, 2012 at 7:35 am | 7 comments | 1789 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Electronics stolen during apartment burglary

Several laptops and camera equipment were among items stolen in the July 27 daytime burglary of an apartment in 500 block...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Don't do the crime if you cant do the time. but you shouldn't do it anyway, on Jul 30, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 1314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman near decision on boundary change

The superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District is confident that the community approves of his district's...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by children aren't test scores, on Jul 30, 2012 at 9:43 am | 14 comments | 1819 Views

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Tennis legend Alex Swetka dies at 94

Local tennis legend Alex Swetka, who owned Swetka's Tennis Shop in Mountain View with his wife, died July 17, a few months...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by @@Addition, on Jul 29, 2012 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 2919 Views

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Fighting the law with free foie gras

Animal rights activists are up in arms over a local chef's decision to continue serving foie gras despite a new state law...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Bob Huenemann, on Jul 28, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 36 comments | 4163 Views

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A piece of history

The last piece of Hangar One's exterior came off Thursday, wrapping up an environmental cleanup that took just over a year. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Todd L., on Jul 28, 2012 at 8:40 am | 14 comments | 2029 Views

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Businesses: developer using fence to force land sale

The owners of several small businesses say a cyclone fence went up behind their properties the evening of May 10 with no...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 28, 2012 at 1:20 am | 27 comments | 3428 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital district gets high marks, survey says

A majority of people living within the El Camino Hospital District are "highly satisfied" with the job the hospital is doing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by gary maxwell, on Jul 26, 2012 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 1422 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountain View set to OK Chik-Fil-A

Fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A is hoping to expand into the Bay Area with a new location in Mountain View, though the company's...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by nutile1011, on Jul 26, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 59 comments | 2860 Views

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Buzzed-about Quora moving to Castro Street

The question-and-answer social networking site Quora is moving its operation from downtown Palo Alto to Castro Street, bringing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Sabrina, on Jul 26, 2012 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 4424 Views

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Bicycle stolen out of open garage

A bicycle was stolen on Tuesday from the open garage of a home in the 1800 block of Appletree Lane, police said. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by That MV guy, on Jul 26, 2012 at 4:51 pm | 9 comments | 1372 Views

OTHER ISSUES

No settlement in high-speed-rail lawsuit

Efforts to settle a lawsuit filed against the California High-Speed Rail Authority failed nine days after they started, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Anna S., on Jul 26, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 4 comments | 1338 Views

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Avoiding blood-sucking insects

Bzzzzzz. Thwack. There's nothing quite like the buzz of a mosquito to ruin a summer barbecue -- or a warm night's rest. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 25, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 1276 Views

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CSMA Jazz Jam, Sunday, July 29

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) hosts Jazz Jams several times per year - with one coming up this Sunday, July 27!...

Original post made by csma on Jul. 25, 2012
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