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AROUND TOWN

Dramatic final hearing for Minton's project

It was a house divided in a packed City Council chambers Tuesday night, as supporters and opponents clashed over a proposed...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Caltrain Rider, on Mar 30, 2010 at 10:09 am | 40 comments | 2134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial piece 3/26

I was so impressed with the editors of the Voice taking on the issue of Prop 13! Many thanks for addressing this topic and...

Original post made by localmom on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 29, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments | 1896 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Brain drain taking its toll on Silicon Valley

Smart, talented immigrants have shaped the entrepreneurial spirit of Silicon Valley for decades. But these days, with economies...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by deFudge, on Mar 29, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 87 comments | 3336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation gears up for Monte Carlo Night

Organizers from the Mountain View Educational Foundation have high hopes for this year's Monte Carlo Night fundraiser, with...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Don Frances, on Mar 29, 2010 at 11:31 am | 19 comments | 3841 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elderly woman assaulted in church

A 73-year-old Mountain View woman was assaulted and groped by a man while praying in the chapel at St. Athanasius Church,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Dad, on Mar 29, 2010 at 11:14 am | 4 comments | 1276 Views

AROUND TOWN

City considers 'retirement incentive program'

As an alternative to laying off 33 city employees, the city of Mountain View is hoping to encourage some to retire early....

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 28, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 14 comments | 1345 Views

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Proposed city ordinance would require water-efficient landscaping

To save increasingly precious water, the city of Mountain View is proposing to limit the use of grass and other thirsty plants...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by William Symons, on Mar 28, 2010 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No pink slips planned for MV Whisman teachers

Despite tough fiscal decisions ahead, the Mountain View Whisman School District will not be handing out pink slips come March...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Carl, on Mar 27, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 37 comments | 5195 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letters to the Editor

<B>Google supercool Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5912 posted Friday, March 26, 2010,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by digger, on Mar 27, 2010 at 8:59 am | 1 comment | 1925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Area Democrats laud 'historic' health care bill

A bill reforming America's health care system, what one Bay Area congressman said was "one of the most important bills in...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 41 comments | 2231 Views

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Liz Kniss witnesses health care bill signing

Liz Kniss, a Santa Clara County supervisor who was invited to Washington, D.C., for the signing of President Obama's health...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by digger, on Mar 26, 2010 at 1:14 pm | 14 comments | 1991 Views

ELECTIONS

Foothill students join march on Sacramento

Looming final exams and papers didn't stop four busloads of Foothill College students from taking Monday to go to Sacramento,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Pat, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 1918 Views

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Kidney stones: painfully common

Q: My husband recently developed kidney stones. What are they, other than painful? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=3953...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Rommel M, on Mar 25, 2010 at 5:07 am | 1 comment | 1365 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Calls to Eshoo mostly in favor of health overhaul

As President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders continued twisting arms for votes, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by steve, on Mar 24, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 8 comments | 1433 Views

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They do run Run

The 11th annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair, taking place next Sunday, March 28, will raise money for a Zimbabwean...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Ellen Clark, on Mar 24, 2010 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 1478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EDITORIAL: Schools should get a bigger slice of 'Shoreline Community' funds

Back in 1969, when the state Legislature created a special tax district in Mountain View called the "Regional Shoreline Park...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 24, 2010 at 7:19 am | 7 comments | 1693 Views

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City runs low-key campaign for Google fiber

The mayor of Duluth jumped into a freezing lake. Topeka renamed itself "Google, Kansas." Across the country, cities are hoping...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Wavering Dem, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:28 pm | 22 comments | 2090 Views

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Rollin' with the law

The Mountain View Police Department's "Ride Along" program is open to anyone who lives, works or goes to school in Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Forensics, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 4 comments | 1423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council set to discuss Minton's project

In an issue which so far has drawn intense local scrutiny, the City Council is scheduled to take public comment this Tuesday...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by daisy, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 1273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area housing market remains slow

Despite a modest rise last month, Bay Area home sales continue to stagnate, according to the latest figures released Thursday...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Nobody, on Mar 23, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 13 comments | 1451 Views
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