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Motion to adjourn: City Clerk Angee Salvador retires

After 21 years working in Mountain View's city clerk's office, City Clerk Angee Salvador is calling it good on June 18. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 17, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 1283 Views

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Bobcat Ridge to re-open Saturday

Tule, one of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo's two bobcats, watches ducks and a goose from her favorite spot in her new...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by The Dad, on Jun 18, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1132 Views

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Council balances city budget with cuts and fees

The City Council approved a balanced $87 million general fund budget Tuesday with a few last minute tweaks. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 1119 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Knight and Day'

Tom Cruise returns to form in this entertaining action-comedy from director James Mangold ("3:10 to Yuma"). Cruise and co-star...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Margaret, on Jun 25, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 3261 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Senior stretches income to support her son

It is a notion hard-wired into us, that the American Dream is accessible to any and all willing to reach for it; that earnest...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 26, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1250 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Seniors get VTA bus to Senior Center

Bus line 34, called a "lifeline" to the outside world for some Mountain View seniors, will have a new route beginning Monday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jul 1, 2010 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 1516 Views

OTHER ISSUES

You know 9-1-1, but have you heard of 2-1-1?

A little-known phone number to help people find resources when they need them should be expanded to all Americans, Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by vfree, on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1367 Views

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City's property values plummet

Santa Clara County's assessed property values fared better during much of the Great Depression than they did last year, tax...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2010
Last comment by Martin Littler, on Jul 11, 2010 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 1259 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Residents urged to dispose of recalled spinach

The California Department of Health is advising residents who purchased two lots of recalled baby spinach to throw the products...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Total recall, on Jul 12, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views

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Not-so-good vibrations

Gus Malek-Madani has always been a problem solver. As a child in Iran, he would take things apart and try to put them back...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Storage Architect, on Jul 14, 2010 at 12:21 am | 1 comment | 1317 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice'

Disney's "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" follows the Jerry Bruckheimer tradition of big stars and big special effects, often...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by lia williams, on Jul 17, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 4369 Views

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Foundation awards $1.3 million in local grants

Sixty-five community-based organizations in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties will receive $1.3 million in modest grants...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jul 19, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 1278 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ditch diggers drag for Google

For the ultra-fast broadband network Google wants to build in some lucky U.S. city, lots of small trenches will have to be...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Kelly Guthrie, on Jul 22, 2010 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1865 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dr. David Druker of PAMF dies at home Friday

David Druker, M.D., president and CEO of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and a longtime practicing physician, died at his...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Laura Toby, on Jul 26, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1443 Views

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Making money for Moffett

When it comes to finding the $7 million a year it needs to operate the airfield at Moffett Field, NASA Ames is between a...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Myra Orta, on Jul 28, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 1313 Views

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The funny physicist

It's not every day that you find a physicist who likes to do stand-up comedy about science. Somehow Mountain View resident...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Mike Zelinski, on Jul 30, 2010 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 1253 Views

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City unveils vision for the future

The residents who filled the City Council chambers Saturday morning for the most part did not oppose plans for taller buildings,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Martin LIttler, on Jul 30, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

International students benefit all

Regarding the July 23 article, "Foothill, De Anza defend policy" Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6226...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 1422 Views

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Mixed bag on county residents' health

Santa Clara County residents are improving their health in some areas and losing ground in others. A recent report on public...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 1255 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County sees spike in whooping cough cases

County health officials continue to urge that young children and their caretakers be vaccinated against whooping cough, as...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by exhausted, on Jul 30, 2010 at 10:38 pm | 1 comment | 1532 Views
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