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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Funds for schools or jobs downtown?

Some City Council members would like to subsidize a grocery store downtown, but Gov. Jerry Brown's budget, announced Monday,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jan 31, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 19 comments | 3333 Views

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Los Altos rejects flood basin

In an unexpected move, on Monday night Los Altos School board members rejected plans to construct a flood basin at Blach...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 29, 2011 at 9:07 pm | 22 comments | 4000 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Biutiful'

You know the old joke. Someone has hit what feels like rock bottom and asks, "How could things possibly be any worse?" Cue...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jan 29, 2011 at 6:23 pm | 1 comment | 5604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Some English learners are lagging

A growing number of elementary and middle school students are learning to speak English in Mountain View schools, although...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 29, 2011 at 5:57 am | 1 comment | 2400 Views

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Tomorrow: Rotary Club of Mountain View Crab Feed

If you haven't purchased your tickets for tomorrow's crab feed fundraiser, please do so today! There will be limited tickets...

Original post made by Rotary Club of Mountain View on Jan. 28, 2011
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OTHER ISSUES

Man chases liquor store customers

A man was arrested Monday afternoon, after chasing several people around a Mountain View liquor store, "telling them he loved...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Hank Snow, on Jan 27, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 15 comments | 2171 Views

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Everything's not Zen with belligerent bar patron

Three Mountain View police officers found their hands full with an unruly bar patron in the early hours of Sunday, Jan. 23....

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by Sal, on Jan 27, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 10 comments | 3289 Views

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Dance party with Cheryl Burke tonight

Peninsula residents can shuffle over to a Mountain View dance studio tonight to rub elbows with famous dancers including...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Freedom, on Jan 26, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 5 comments | 2266 Views

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Eshoo says Obama was 'describing her district'

President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night had a hometown ring to it for Congresswoman Anna Eshoo,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Laurie, on Jan 26, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 1971 Views

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Caltrain faces $30M gap, 'drastic' cutbacks

Caltrain's already hard-pressed Peninsula commute service faces a $30 million deficit this year and is planning "drastic"...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Alice, on Jan 25, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 13 comments | 2062 Views

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Youngest sister testifies in Carbajal case

The youngest of the three sisters who all claim their uncle, Pedro Carbajal, had sexually molested them took the stand Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by A neighbor, on Jan 25, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1928 Views

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A fresh take on baklava

Egypt-born Heba Badran offers local gourmets and market-goers a taste of the cosmopolitan with her dainty baklava and orange...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by jupiterk, on Jan 25, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2620 Views

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Man threatened with gun

A man and a juvenile were arrested on Jan. 6 after allegedly threatening a man with a metal pipe and a hand gun as he walked...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 24, 2011 at 11:02 am | 15 comments | 1921 Views

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Counterpoint to Jan. 7 editorial

I cannot disagree more with your Jan. 7 editorial titled "City has long list of jobs ahead." Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6647...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 22, 2011 at 5:44 pm | 1 comment | 2029 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google shake-up: Bold move or no big deal?

With more businesses than ever targeting its customers, Google is aiming to get back some of the spark with co-founder Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 22, 2011 at 2:08 pm | 6 comments | 1956 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hundreds of apartments proposed for El Camino Real

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow two large apartment building projects to move through the city's planning...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 21, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 44 comments | 7145 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council approves controversial WiMAX tower atop church

The City Council on Tuesday approved a wireless data tower atop First Presbyterian Church, despite claims from neighbors...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 21, 2011 at 1:41 pm | 52 comments | 6178 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bedbugs discovered in Mountain View apartments

After infesting East Coast beds with a vengeance, bedbugs are beginning to jump into bed with West Coast residents, including...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jan 21, 2011 at 9:13 am | 15 comments | 3147 Views

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Sarge's new lease on life

Former Army Ranger Sargent Binkley is well on his way to a new life since he robbed a Mountain View Walgreens five years...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jan 20, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 9 comments | 2294 Views

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Palo Alto, other cities explore merging services

Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos and Sunnyvale city managers are considering merging their emergency-dispatch centers,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Private Investor, on Jan 20, 2011 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 2117 Views
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