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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 | 2236 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 | 1995 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 | 1929 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 | 1372 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 | 1438 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 | 1485 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 | 1699 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 | 2107 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 | 1429 Views

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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 | 1279 Views

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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 | 1456 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County TB rate bucks trend, remains high

Tuberculosis cases in Santa Clara County are the third highest in the state and remain high despite a large drop in the rest...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Mar 23, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 5 comments | 1313 Views

ELECTIONS

MP mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway, and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 58 comments | 7789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council lukewarm to giving up Shoreline funds

When it comes to giving more Shoreline Community tax district funds over to local schools, some City Council members are...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 22, 2010 at 9:49 am | 15 comments | 2300 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sticky budget scenario for MV Whisman

With little hope for more support from Sacramento, educators are again planning for a school year under severe budget constraints....

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 21, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 2517 Views

ELECTIONS

COMING UP: Meet your elected officials

The local chapter of the League of Women Voters is holding its annual "Meet Your Elected Officials" event this Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 20, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 1846 Views

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COMING UP: Benefit for hearing impaired

Quota International of Mountain View/Los Altos will host its annual Spring fashion show this Saturday to benefit services...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Loretta Merry, on Mar 19, 2010 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1245 Views

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Bank robbed on El Camino

Police report that a man with a handgun robbed a Mountain View bank on E. El Camino Real on Monday afternoon. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by White Male, on Mar 18, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 6 comments | 1184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district eyes 'Shoreline Community' funds

For seven years Mountain View has been home to Google, the hottest company in the world. But for all that time its substantial...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:50 am | 32 comments | 6063 Views

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NASA 'committed' to re-skinning Hangar One

In a meeting Thursday night, NASA and Navy officials said that, for the first time, they are jointly "committed" to preserving...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Gx, on Mar 18, 2010 at 8:03 am | 9 comments | 1625 Views
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