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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 | 2168 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 | 2209 Views

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Two-alarm fire damages Dittmer's

A two-alarm blaze significantly damaged a butcher shop and shut down a neighboring sushi restaurant in Mountain View early...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sean, on Mar 7, 2011 at 6:06 pm | 22 comments | 4338 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 | 3534 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 | 2986 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 | 2040 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 | 2185 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 | 4623 Views

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Group seeks to stem Caltrain 'death spiral'

More than 200 Friends of Caltrain met on Saturday (Jan. 29) to find ways to keep the Peninsula railway from going into what...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Feb 5, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 31 comments | 6093 Views

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Man robbed by trio with knife

Three men robbed a 20-year-old resident of the 1200 block of Mercy Ave. of his iPod and cash at about 10:40 p.m. on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by ConcernedParent, on Feb 2, 2011 at 10:52 pm | 15 comments | 2223 Views

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Indecent exposure arrest at Walmart

A local 37-year-old man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure after he allegedly exposed himself to a 30-year-old...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Oscar Jimenez, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:45 am | 5 comments | 2100 Views

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Never a cab when you need one

Neither cabbies nor neighbors nor commuters seem happy with a recent city move preventing taxi drivers from parking in the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 5, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 3270 Views

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Arson suspected in truck fire on Villa Street

Police believe arson caused a pick-up truck to erupt into flames in the 1700 block of Villa Street in Mountain View Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Feb 3, 2011 at 9:43 pm | 6 comments | 1981 Views

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Joke not funny to council gadfly

Self-described gadfly Don Letcher is known for his weekly, sometimes daily, accusations of sundry city misconduct to local...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 6, 2011 at 9:58 am | 5 comments | 2331 Views

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Students learn to love Alta Vista

One student at Alta Vista High School thought the continuation school was for "dummies, druggies and thugs," when she started....

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by someone, on Feb 16, 2011 at 8:09 pm | 6 comments | 2783 Views

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Crash blocks lanes on Highway 101

A multi-vehicle crash blocked lanes of northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View for about 45 minutes this morning, a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Antonio, on Feb 7, 2011 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 2426 Views

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Moffett a serious contender for World Expo

It appears more and more likely that the World Expo will come to Moffett Field in 2020, along with a new local landmark,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 6, 2011 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 2434 Views

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Caltrain board: 'The crisis is at hand'

The board that oversees Caltrain is calling for a public hearing on March 3 to declare a fiscal emergency and to consider...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Norma, on Feb 9, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 18 comments | 3522 Views

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VTA proposals could save Caltrain, for now

With Caltrain considering eliminating nearly half of the peninsula's train service to fix a $30 million deficit, VTA general...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Rider, on Feb 11, 2011 at 5:26 pm | 31 comments | 3478 Views

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Los Altos preschool finds new home

The generations-old Los Altos Parent Preschool will not be shutting its doors this June, as many feared. Instead, the pre-kindergarten...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by southbaygal, on Feb 10, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 2195 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 13 comments | 7,037 views