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2.1 quake shakes county

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.1 struck Monday night in Santa Clara...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by greycat, on Sep 7, 2010 at 6:03 pm | 2 comments | 1667 Views

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Rail CEO: Peninsula design not 'predetermined'

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has sent out a letter to Peninsula communities seeking to quash fears that the plans...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by Martin, on Sep 7, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 1782 Views

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Google's growth spurt good for MV

This year Google has been snapping up companies at a rate of more than one per month -- many of them Silicon Valley startups....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by James, on Sep 7, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 3 comments | 1538 Views

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Rail authority's new report draws criticism

The agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system adopted a crucial environmental document for the rail...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Sep 6, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cities hold workshop to help restaurants weather the recession

The cities of Mountain View, Los Altos and Cupertino are worried enough about their restaurant businesses going under that...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Sep 6, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 5 comments | 1540 Views

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Caltrain weighs fare increases

Although weekend Caltrain service recently escaped the budget ax, at a public hearing on Sept. 2 the rail agency proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by GC, on Sep 6, 2010 at 11:51 am | 6 comments | 1537 Views

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Reminder: Please Give to the Magical Bridge! Be Selfless.

Hi you all, I have recently joined the board of this project, and am asking you today to please donate what you can! Palo...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 6, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1689 Views

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New fire engine a 'rolling toolbox'

A new rescue vehicle, equipped with the "jaws of life" and special lighting equipment, will improve the efficiency the Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by A liberal republican, on Sep 6, 2010 at 8:49 am | 8 comments | 1894 Views

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Best of Mountain View 2010

==I Mountain View Voice== readers go wild for these local businesses, and they showed their love by voting in this year's...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by whatever, on Sep 4, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 8 comments | 2479 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

14U girls fastpitch fallball - we need a couple more players!

Our 14UsSoftball team needs a couple more players for Fall ball - its a super fun team and this Fall we're going to be coached...

Original post made by Casey on Sep. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1921 Views

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El Camino Hospital owes taxpayers an explanation

Last week's <I>Voice</I></B> editorial, "Hospital acquisition raises questions," is spot on. The editorial asks some very...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by We were warned, on Sep 4, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 1805 Views

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At one with the vegetables

Each Sunday morning, the parking lot of the Mountain View train station is full, not with travelers but with locavores and...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by Don Riedel, on Sep 4, 2010 at 10:37 am | 1 comment | 1493 Views

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El Camino Hospital to lay off 140

El Camino Hospital announced on Aug. 12 that it will be laying off about 140 full- and part-time employees. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Left In Tact, on Sep 3, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1720 Views

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MV Whisman sets new policy on nepotism

Responding to a recommendation from the California School Boards Association, the Mountain View Whisman School District has...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Carl, on Sep 3, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 9 comments | 3182 Views

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Jury finds Sargent Binkley guilty on all counts

A West Point graduate and war veteran was found guilty on all counts Tuesday of robbing pain pills from a Mountain View pharmacy...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by LosAltosHighVictim, on Sep 3, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 46 comments | 7130 Views

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City Council wants re-election without dispute

As our city council is looking to try and get re-elected while they seem to be pushing the real issues on the back burner....

Original post made by Larry Jeskin on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by Julia, on Sep 3, 2010 at 9:54 am | 2 comments | 1429 Views

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El Camino layoffs draw criticism

In the wake of El Camino Hospital's announcement that 140 employees will be laid off this fall, fingers have been pointed...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Lynn Huidekoper, RN, on Sep 2, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 19 comments | 2256 Views

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City approves $14 million for new trail crossings

In another step forward for the city's network of bicycle and pedestrian paths, the City Council approved highway over-crossings...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 2, 2010 at 10:46 am | 17 comments | 1586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View schools show improvement in standardized tests

Local elementary, middle and high schools showed an overall improvement on state standardized test scores last year, according...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by frustrated, on Sep 1, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 50 comments | 3603 Views

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'Amazing' false alarm -- TV show a no-show

Fans of the TV show The Amazing Race were disappointed to find out that reality show contestants did not, in fact, show up...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 1, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 12 comments | 1432 Views
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