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COMING UP: Council vote on bag fee

A major change in habits for the average consumer is in the works on the county level, and the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by smart growther, on Jan 25, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 2988 Views

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Two for the road

The bardic tradition is alive and well in a Dodge van with 363,000 miles on it. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=4827...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2009
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Feb 5, 2009 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 2509 Views

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St. James Infirmary.......

I was a couselor at the Mt.View Methadone Clinic which was in the County Building at the intersection of Stirlin Rd and Moffett...

Original post made by Richard Gambatese on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by ta, on Jan 18, 2010 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 7038 Views

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Put the article about ATM skimming on-line

That's news that people really need to know. Put it on-line so we can send the link to our friends....

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Feb 10, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 2432 Views

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Robbery victim pulled over for talking while driving

A local man making a call after being mugged got the help he was looking for -- after being pulled over for talking on his...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by MJ, on Feb 20, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 2382 Views

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LASD to lay off 60 staffers

The Los Altos School District plans to send out 60 pink slips this March in an effort to reduce expenses as it faces nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Mar 12, 2009 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 2490 Views

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Low income, high potential

Imagine you're one of the 28 million Americans who lack access to traditional financial services. For financial transactions,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Marvin Brook, on Mar 12, 2009 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 2807 Views

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$20,000 in equipment stolen from TheatreWorks

Approximately $20,000 of sound equipment was stolen from TheatreWorks in early February, but police say it will be hard to...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Mar 12, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 2460 Views

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Mayor Abe-Koga named 'woman of the year'

Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga was paid a surprise visit last week by state Assembly member Paul Fong, who honored her as "woman...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Eric, on Mar 10, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 2 comments | 2280 Views

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Last chance to see 'Pick Up Ax' at The Pear

Before it's too late, check out Anthony Clarvoe's "Pick Up Ax" at Mountain View's intimate Pear Avenue Theatre. The play's...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Mar 12, 2009 at 11:25 pm | 2 comments | 2625 Views

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Cocaine, cash, cars seized in major drug bust

A two-year investigation into a major South Bay drug trafficking operation resulted in 14 arrests and the seizure of large...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Kendra J. Blair, on Mar 25, 2009 at 12:32 am | 2 comments | 2841 Views

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County takes 'carrot' approach on bags

In its quest to encourage residents to embrace reusable shopping bags, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this week...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by JJ, on Mar 27, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2224 Views

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Google announces layoff of 200 employees

Mountain View's largest employer announced Thursday that it will lay off 200 employees in sales and marketing companywide,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by sloane, on Apr 1, 2009 at 5:43 am | 2 comments | 2267 Views

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Vandalism way up from last year, police say

Mountain View is experiencing a 51 percent jump in vandalism so far this year compared to the same time period last year,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by O, on Apr 12, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 2 comments | 2207 Views

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Update on injured bicyclist Tuesday a.m.?

Wondering if anyone knows what happened to the bicyclist who collapsed or had been hit at Rengstorff and Central Expressway...

Original post made by Jennifer on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Apr 15, 2009 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 2366 Views

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Council approves Shoreline ticket policy

The City Council unanimously approved a new policy on Tuesday for distributing the 300 free concert tickets the city receives...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Sierra Club Member, on Apr 30, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 2234 Views

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Call for sustainability in school upgrades

Parents of local elementary school children want greener, more energy-efficient schools, prettier campuses and more space...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on May 9, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 2436 Views

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Girls' business venture in the bag

Denim hand bags made from old jeans and belts may be the newest fad at Girls' Middle School thanks to four young student-entrepreneurs,...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Seen it, on May 29, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 4547 Views

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Retiring doc keeps passion for volunteering

When Dr. Jeffrey Urman retired this spring from Kaiser after nearly 20 years, employees at the hospital said it wasn't hard...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 2335 Views

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Life in prison for Craigslist assaults

A San Jose man who robbed and sexually assaulted women he met through the Web site Craigslist has been sentenced to life...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 18, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 2260 Views
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