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Voice launches community membership campaign

The Voice has launched a campaign to secure a healthy future for local journalism by asking readers to begin paying for a...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Where will the money go?, on Jul 15, 2011 at 9:45 am | 22 comments | 2139 Views

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Offices OK'd for work furlough site

A Middlefield Road building that once housed over 100 convicts on work-furlough can soon be scraped to allow a three-story...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Nuts and Gum, on Aug 30, 2011 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 2152 Views

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Safeway employees injured in scuffle

A Safeway employee was punched and knocked out while trying to detain teenagers suspected of shoplifting baby formula from...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Sal, on Jun 29, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 20 comments | 2407 Views

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Caltrain gets $16 million grant for signal upgrades

Caltrain's effort to upgrade its train service surged ahead Thursday when the Federal Railroad Administration awarded the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 3 comments | 2000 Views

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Council lukewarm to major bus upgrade on El Camino Real

City Council members were hesitant to embrace a VTA proposal Tuesday that would bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by reader, on Jun 25, 2011 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 2512 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Improving public transit

This week, in Voices Around Town, we asked people on Castro Street how they thought Mountain View's public transit could...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jun 27, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1748 Views

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Report: city should consider ownership of Hangar One

Demolish it or give it to some other government agency, that's the conclusion of a new report from the NASA Office of the...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Mustafa Deniz Yýldýrým, on Sep 20, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 34 comments | 3853 Views

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Bleeding man kicks, spits at officers

A San Jose man was arrested in Mountain View early Sunday morning with more than 10 grams of cocaine in his pocket, police...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 28, 2011 at 11:01 pm | 7 comments | 1881 Views

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Cubberley still an option for Foothill expansion

Faced with conflicting arguments and clashing priorities, Palo Alto officials defied dozens of citizens Monday night and...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Jun 29, 2011 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 2186 Views

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Hospital workers protest proposed cuts

About 35 members of the Service Employers International Union-United Healthcare Workers gathered on Grant Road out in front...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by JPlatt, on Jul 2, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 14 comments | 2157 Views

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Guest opinion: My hometown hero, Jose Vargas

It's here. It's finally here, I thought to myself. Wall posts bombarded the Facebook profile with "thank yous" for his bravery...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 9, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 67 comments | 23121 Views

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Recology gets dibs on garbage contract

Against the advice of city staff, the City Council has decided to try to extend its contract with the city's longtime garbage...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anne Infeld, on Jul 30, 2011 at 10:09 pm | 7 comments | 1928 Views

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Fun on the Fourth

With the approach of the Fourth of July comes an opportunity to reflect: on what liberty means, on what a nation is, the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by L, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 3105 Views

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Dew you know the weather forecast?

Welcome to Mountain Dew, California. The folks at Weather.com have accidentally renamed our fine city after a soft drink. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Monk-E, on Jul 6, 2011 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 2488 Views

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Man slaps woman in pool hall scuffle

A patron of California Billiards, a Mountain View pool hall, was arrested on July 4, after hitting an employee as she attempted...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by chas, on Jul 7, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 10 comments | 2193 Views

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Trail connections a focus for new POST leader

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jul 7, 2011 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 2625 Views

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Google takes a lashing over bridge idea

City council members acted as the protective parents of the Stevens Creek trail Tuesday as Google pitched a plan for a pair...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by eric, on Jul 9, 2011 at 9:30 pm | 43 comments | 5959 Views

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AT&T pushes for lots of small 4G antennas

To feed the city's data hungry smart-phone users, the case was presented to the City Council Tuesday for installing a network...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 15, 2011 at 2:25 am | 13 comments | 5125 Views

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Cities to study big trail extension

With Sunnyvale and Los Altos finally stepping up to extend the Stevens Creek Trail closer to the Stevens Creek reservoir,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Rossta, on Jul 12, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 3 comments | 1944 Views

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Man robs woman of necklace

A woman was robbed of her gold necklace on the evening of July 7 in the 2000 block of Latham Street, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Jenn, on Jul 13, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 23 comments | 2214 Views
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