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Cash mob gives helping hand to downtown grocer

Ava's Downtown Market and Deli saw a spike in business last weekend when it was visited by an organized "Cash Mob" which...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Marn-Yee Lee, on Mar 29, 2012 at 10:22 am | 5 comments | 1554 Views

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EPA to test homes for toxics on Leong Drive

EPA officials announced on Friday that their agency has allocated $100,000 to test and remediate homes on Leong Drive that...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Observation, on Mar 28, 2013 at 8:19 am | 6 comments | 1554 Views

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Future park? Council buys lush 1-acre property

The City Council approved the purchase of a 1.2 acre property Tuesday night, offered by its longtime resident, who wants...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Rebecca Shapley, on May 12, 2013 at 11:55 pm | 9 comments | 1554 Views

OTHER ISSUES

$1 million Palo Alto Prize seeks to 'cure' aging

A newly established Silicon Valley-based prize to "hack the code of life and cure aging" was launched yesterday, Sept. 9. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Study old people, on Sep 11, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 1554 Views

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SERVICE

The Best of Mountain View 2010, "Service" category. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3278...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Litsa, on Sep 1, 2010 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

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Rail authority's new report draws criticism

The agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system adopted a crucial environmental document for the rail...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Sep 6, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman trustees vote to raise their pay

In a split vote, the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees voted last week to give themselves a raise. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Interested Reader, on Oct 19, 2011 at 10:30 am | 18 comments | 1553 Views

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Women sentenced in $256,000 Palo Alto credit union fraud

Two women who stole more than $250,000 out of a Los Altos couple's Palo Alto credit union account were sentenced Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 19, 2012 at 10:39 pm | 8 comments | 1553 Views

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Critics of high-speed rail prepare for next chapter

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Stephan H., on Jul 18, 2012 at 7:59 am | 4 comments | 1553 Views

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Tonight: Council discusses shopping center proposal

In a 5 p.m. study session tonight the City Council will discuss an updated proposal from Merlone Geier Partners for a large...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Sep 7, 2010 at 10:20 pm | 1 comment | 1552 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One petition on its way to Congress

A petition to save Hangar One at Moffett Field has reached over 2,400 signatures, 1,500 of which were obtained at the recent...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Gerry, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:37 pm | 10 comments | 1552 Views

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Tour reveals Google's efforts to go green

Google headquarters is a wealth of environmental friendliness, from plants that clean the air to toxin-free furniture. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Los Altan, on Dec 3, 2011 at 12:37 am | 1 comment | 1552 Views

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A failure to communicate

Adults could do better when it comes to making middle school students feel valued by the community, according to the superintendent...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Middle School Parent, on May 12, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 13 comments | 1552 Views

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Split council walks away from affordable housing fee

On Tuesday the City Council had its most intense disagreement in recent memory when members split over whether to pursue...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 7, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 13 comments | 1551 Views

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Four-track design back in high-speed rail plan

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Lori, on Feb 21, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1551 Views

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SMOKERS WIN HUGE VICTORY IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS!!!

A few weeks ago, the newspapers, television and radio stations were filled with coverage about a proposal by the Fort Worth...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by leigh, on May 16, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 1551 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 reader, on Feb 4, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 6 comments | 1550 Views

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Sapce shuttle's last flight delights crowds

A massive crowd gathered on the tarmac at Moffett Federal Airfield Friday morning, Sept. 21, to watch the historic last flight...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 27, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 1550 Views

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Board opts to pay off RDA debt quickly

A board representing local schools and government agencies voted unanimously on Monday to quickly pay off the $7.7 million...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Andrew, on Jan 21, 2013 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1550 Views

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President Obama to visit Bay Area Thursday

President Barack Obama is coming to the Bay Area on Thursday for a one-day visit with business and technology leaders. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 6 comments | 1549 Views
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