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Can health care really be fixed?

On Sept. 9, President Barack Obama gave a much-vaunted speech about health care reform, in which he called for swift action...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:11 am | 3 comments | 2198 Views

ELECTIONS

Hospital district candidates finalized

The filing period has ended for people to declare candidacy in local elections. Three newcomers and two incumbents are running...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Aug 21, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 2198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outgoing mayor leaves 'em laughing

Per Mountain View tradition, the first City Council meeting of the year is a largely ceremonial affair. For the most part,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Robert Cox, on Jan 11, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 2198 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Supes scrap Peninsula toll proposal

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors, acting as the city's transportation authority, voted 9-2 Tuesday to scrap a controversial...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Dec 16, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 2198 Views

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Coroner releases name of 13-year-old train victim

Catrina Holmes, 13, of Palo Alto, was officially identified as the girl who stepped in front of a passenger train on Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Reality Check, on Aug 28, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 3 comments | 2198 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain hits car in Sunnyvale, halting service

A Caltrain struck a Volkswagen Jetta in Sunnyvale this morning as the driver tried to push the disabled car across the train...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 18, 2009 at 11:10 pm | 2 comments | 2197 Views

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TONIGHT: Important discussion on housing

The housing element of the city's General Plan -- "the primary policy document for the development, rehabilitation and preservation...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Peter Henderson, on Apr 24, 2009 at 9:42 am | 9 comments | 2197 Views

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Berman leads in cash raised for Assembly bid

With the race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento heating up, Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman is leading the...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by SRB, on Feb 5, 2016 at 10:19 am | 6 comments | 2197 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City could fund group home for seniors

A company seeking to buy and renovate a home in Mountain View for five low-income senior citizens may receive up to $1.21...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by sid, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:31 am | 2 comments | 2197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young art students win scholarships

Nine elementary and middle school students from Mountain View were recently awarded a scholarship for the Community School...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by sean, on Apr 19, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 4 comments | 2197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District copes with more students, new status

As predicted last year, enrollment numbers are up in the Mountain View Whisman School District, and administrators are now...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:25 pm | 1 comment | 2196 Views

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Council extends free Google WiFi deal

Mountain View's residents may enjoy free Google WiFi for another five years, thanks to an agreement the City Council quietly...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Big deal, on Mar 1, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 7 comments | 2195 Views

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El Camino Hospitals now smoke-free zones

El Camino Hospitals — there are two of them now, one in Mountain View and one in Los Gatos — have officially...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 9, 2009 at 11:37 pm | 4 comments | 2195 Views

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Volunteer helps Washington wildfire relief effort

Mountain View resident Marcel Pajuelo-Schwartz was in good spirits the day after he returned from the Red Cross shelter at...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Leslie Lambert, on Aug 5, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 2195 Views

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Bay Area home sales rise in June

Bay Area home sales in June jumped to their highest level in almost three years because of the perception among homebuyers...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 20, 2009 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 2195 Views

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Design firm builds green dream home

The builders of a new house now under construction just a few blocks from Castro Street are touting their design as "one...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Ray Morneau, on Jun 19, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 4 comments | 2195 Views

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Paper readies for move to new offices

Beginning Sept. 28, the offices and staff of the ==I Mountain View Voice== will move to a larger, newly completed building...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rodger, on Sep 12, 2009 at 10:26 am | 11 comments | 2195 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching the teachers

In an effort to improve math and science scores, the Mountain View Whisman School District has begun contracting with an...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by Nicole, on Jan 31, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 3 comments | 2194 Views

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MV man arrested in drug bust

A six-month undercover investigation of a drug trafficking ring in San Mateo County has resulted in six arrests, the San...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jun 10, 2010 at 5:16 pm | 18 comments | 2194 Views

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Blackberry stolen from car in garage

A Blackberry cell phone was stolen from a car parked in the garage of a Mountain View townhouse in the early hours of May...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Heartfulart, on May 12, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 10 comments | 2194 Views
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