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Council appoints Quinn as city attorney

The City Council chose Jannie Quinn to take the reins as Mountain View's City Attorney after she did the job on an interim...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Jun 30, 2010 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 1603 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo 'disturbed' by plan to demolish cork room

In a terse letter to U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo says she is "disturbed" by news reports about...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:42 am | 2 comments | 1240 Views

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At 99 he's still going strong

Louie Givich has a story for everything. He can describe exactly how Mountain View looked the year he was born, in a house...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Darcee, on Jun 28, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 6 comments | 1208 Views

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High schools cut programs and faculty support

Local high schools will have to absorb $2.8 million in budget cuts in the coming year. Students in the Mountain View Los...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by paisley, on Jun 28, 2010 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1233 Views

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Senior stretches income to support her son

After Adeline's son was laid off two years ago and could not find work, he first borrowed money to pay for his Mountain View...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by ines, on Jun 27, 2010 at 6:07 pm | 8 comments | 1234 Views

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Council OKs affordable housing for 51 families

A lucky group of 51 low-income families will have unusually affordable housing in an unusually high-quality development,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by No BMR, on Jun 27, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 11 comments | 1608 Views

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Caltrain may cut weekend service, raise fares

During its board of directors meeting last week, Caltrain administrators announced possible service and fare changes to be...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 27, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 11 comments | 2051 Views

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Historic "cork room" slated for demolition soon inside Hangar One

Any day now one of the last unique artifacts of the pre WWII airship era is set to be destroyed -- a building inside Moffett...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by BOBBY, on Jun 26, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 20 comments | 3470 Views

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City's tobacco program earns accolades

Mountain View gets an A-plus for its efforts to prevent smoking and sales of cigarettes to under-age teenagers. According...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by mv resident, on Jun 26, 2010 at 12:44 pm | 7 comments | 1209 Views

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Senior stretches income to support her son

It is a notion hard-wired into us, that the American Dream is accessible to any and all willing to reach for it; that earnest...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 26, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1248 Views

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Bigger class sizes, no teacher raises at MV Whisman

Last week, Mountain View elementary and middle school officials approved next year's budget, which aims to make do with dwindling...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Tea Partyer, on Jun 26, 2010 at 7:38 am | 8 comments | 2057 Views

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Support surges for Cuesta flood basin

In a surprise turnaround, Cuesta Park Annex supporters endorsed a plan Tuesday night that they had previously strongly opposed:...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by Sallie Forth, on Jun 26, 2010 at 12:28 am | 4 comments | 3216 Views

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Council balances city budget with cuts and fees

The City Council approved a balanced $87 million general fund budget Tuesday with a few last minute tweaks. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by jim, on Jun 25, 2010 at 8:08 pm | 3 comments | 1150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbershop Boys make time for harmony and homework

With the help of a local barbershop quartet, a group of junior high schoolers have formed The Barbershop Boys. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Crittenden mom, on Jun 25, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 1563 Views

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Council struggles with its position on high-speed rail

Council members were clearly concerned about the message they are sending as they discussed making official comments to the...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Jun 25, 2010 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 1296 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Knight and Day'

Tom Cruise returns to form in this entertaining action-comedy from director James Mangold ("3:10 to Yuma"). Cruise and co-star...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Margaret, on Jun 25, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 3261 Views

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Eshoo 'disturbed' by plan to demolish Hangar One's cork room

In a terse letter to U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo says she is "disturbed" by news reports about...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Jun 24, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 5 comments | 1894 Views

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Council balances city budget with cuts and fees

The City Council approved a balanced $87 million general fund budget Tuesday with a few last minute tweaks. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 1117 Views

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Why a Power Outage on a slighly breezy Summer day?

Who maintains the trees by the old farm? They are overgrown and cause these random power outages. PGE says they won't restore...

Original post made by Waverly Dark on Jun. 24, 2010
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High schools cut programs and faculty support

<B>Exit exam courses eliminated, cuts to sports and superintendent's budget Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6135...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Jun 24, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 983 Views
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