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School to hold bone marrow/stem cell drive

Seventh grader Nicolas "Nico" Poux has spent half his life battling acute lymphomatic leukemia with courses of chemotherapy,...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by George, on Mar 14, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2230 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shalala hits all the right notes

Umami. It is the fifth taste, most easily translated from Japanese as savoriness, which, in addition to sweet, salty, sour,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 12, 2011 at 11:34 pm | 3 comments | 4171 Views

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Hacking the wind

Silicon Valley's geek ethos, which views problem-solving more as recreation than responsibility, propelled a Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by dfb, on Mar 12, 2011 at 10:20 pm | 3 comments | 1882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Find another home for Pearson house

From developer Roger Burnell's perspective, it makes perfect sense to move the late-1800s Pearson House from its longtime...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by Flood Basin(s) still on?, on Mar 12, 2011 at 8:09 am | 1 comment | 2295 Views

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Man arrested for soliciting sex from minor

A San Jose man was arrested for soliciting a local 16-year-old boy to engage in lewd and sexual behavior Sunday night, police...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Eric T., on Mar 11, 2011 at 6:40 pm | 8 comments | 2225 Views

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Council bans marijuana dispensaries

City Council members backed away from approving an ordinance allowing medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View on...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by MJ, on Mar 11, 2011 at 5:51 pm | 49 comments | 4687 Views

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Council OKs growing bill for housing project

The City Council on Tuesday approved an additional city subsidy of up to $4.4 million for a 51-unit affordable housing project...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Mar 11, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 10 comments | 2736 Views

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Saturday and Sunday, March 12-13

[http://www.friendsofbayfrontpark.org/calendar.htm Nature: Bird walk] Volunteer birders from Friends of Bedwell Bayfront...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Arborist, on Mar 11, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2364 Views

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Bay Area under tsunami warning

Emergency officials in the Bay Area are watching and waiting as information on the impending tsunami is gathered. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jackie, on Mar 11, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 2182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A window on gang life

The <I>Voice</I></B> received an unexpected visit last week from a Mountain View Norteno who says he is trying to clean up...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Concerned, on Mar 11, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 4972 Views

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Jobless rates on the rise across Bay Area

Unemployment has increased in several counties across the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a state report released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Know-It-All, on Mar 11, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 1932 Views

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Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=4022 posted Wednesday, March 9, 2011, 4:34 PM...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Mar 11, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 1337 Views

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Council: Please save San Antonio train station

The City Council decided to send a letter to the Caltrain board of directors on Tuesday that expresses "deep concern" about...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Mar 11, 2011 at 10:40 am | 21 comments | 3087 Views

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Unions asked for another $1 million cut

Largely because of a $3.2 million rise employee compensation costs, the city faces an estimated $2.1 million budget deficit...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Mar 10, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 8 comments | 2244 Views

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Senior day care at risk

The state may soon cut Medi-Cal reimbursements to a Mountain View center that provides healthcare and daycare services to...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Phil Lawson, on Mar 10, 2011 at 12:50 pm | 3 comments | 1952 Views

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Skaters say skate park overhaul is long overdue

As usual, the Rengstorff skate park was a busy place on Friday afternoon, with the sound of a dozen skateboards bouncing...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 9, 2011 at 7:23 pm | 2 comments | 1776 Views

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Price hike for affordable housing project

After approving the project last year, the City Council is being asked by the developer of a 51-unit affordable housing project...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Mar 9, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 16 comments | 2083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District to vote on parcel tax

In an effort to make up for falling revenues from state and federal sources, Los Altos' elementary and middle school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Count Me Out Too, on Mar 9, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 62 comments | 5376 Views

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Offer to move, restore historic home

The dilapidated 1880s home at 902 Villa St. near Chez TJ could become a major part of a Mountain View history museum under...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 8, 2011 at 10:42 pm | 18 comments | 3560 Views

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Contractor files big claim for bad Yelp review

Online reviews are a fact of life for today's businesses, but one local story illustrates how some are coming to grips with...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by A. Palled, on Mar 8, 2011 at 5:46 pm | 13 comments | 4907 Views
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