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New library fee spurs soul-searching by board

Palo Alto and Mountain View residents who make use of the county's vast library collection available in Los Altos libraries...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by John Q Public, on Jun 17, 2011 at 8:16 pm | 1 comment | 4043 Views

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Tonight: Council set for final vote on Mayfield project

The City Council may finally approve the large, 250-unit housing project at 100 Mayfield Avenue this evening, though concerns...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by gc, on Jul 9, 2011 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 2280 Views

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Hospice doctor aids patients in time they have left

Dr. Ellen Brown, a medical director at the nonprofit home health care provider Pathways, specializes in offering comfort...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 22, 2011 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 2284 Views

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Former Voice intern wins Pulitzer

For his work covering the Virginia Tech shooting last year, former Mountain View High School student Jose Vargas has won...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by good job, on Jun 22, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 1 comment | 1588 Views

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Pulitzer Prize winner from MV outs his illegal status

Jose Vargas, former Mountain View High school student and top American journalist, has outed himself as an undocumented immigrant...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:58 am | 84 comments | 5750 Views

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MV's Pulitzer Prize winner outs his illegal status

Jose Vargas, former Mountain View High school student and top American journalist, has outed himself as an undocumented immigrant...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Seer, on Jun 29, 2011 at 10:32 pm | 43 comments | 4855 Views

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Voice launches community membership campaign

The <I>Voice</I></B> has launched a campaign to secure a healthy future by asking readers to begin paying for a portion of...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by andrew, on Jun 27, 2011 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 2155 Views

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Armed robbery at 7-Eleven

Two armed men held up the 7-Eleven on Rengstorff Avenue on Monday, June 20, making off with the contents of the store's cash...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by PH, on Jun 25, 2011 at 10:42 am | 5 comments | 2136 Views

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Mayfield's 260 homes nearly a done deal

While details about trees and architecture have yet to be worked out, the City Council approved a master plan for a 260-unit...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 28, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 11 comments | 2292 Views

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Driver with handgun arrested

A man was arrested on charges of carrying a loaded handgun while under the influence of drugs by a officer making a traffic...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by cat, on Sep 18, 2011 at 10:59 pm | 6 comments | 2738 Views

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Mayfield's 260 homes nearly a done deal

While details about trees and architecture have yet to be worked out, the City Council approved a master plan for a 260-unit...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 23, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 2 comments | 2264 Views

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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 | 2413 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 | 2368 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 | 2752 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 | 2278 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 | 2742 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 | 2003 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 | 4352 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 | 2168 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 | 2565 Views
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