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ELECTIONS

City Council request for pay raise

If the City Council wants a pay raise tell them to ask Google, Linked In, Sobrato, Merlone Geier Partners and all the other...

Original post made by Kay Ritchey on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Jun 17, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chronicle columnist joins debate over city's development

Google's hometown of Mountain View has quickly become a flash point for the debate over Silicon Valley's resistance to allowing...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Prince, on Jun 17, 2014 at 3:36 pm | 3 comments | 3232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV power outage affects thousands

Thousands of PG&E customers in Mountain View are without power this morning, a PG&E spokesman said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by SanJay, on Jun 17, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 8 comments | 4560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New group slams LASD board performance

A new nonprofit group, critical of Los Altos School District leadership and spending, ran ads in the <I>Voice</I></B> and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Mayer-Ct, on Jun 16, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 59 comments | 4856 Views

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Google unveils self driving car prototype

Google posted a video this week of elderly and disabled passengers enjoying a prototype self-driving car, another step towards...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Darin, on Jun 15, 2014 at 9:09 pm | 18 comments | 9704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alta Vista grads ready for life's challenges

There wasn't a dry eye in the Spartan Theatre last week when Alta Vista High School graduate Yoselin Mora-Gutierrez told...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Jun 15, 2014 at 12:05 pm | 1 comment | 3184 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New group slams LASD board performance

A new nonprofit group, critical of Los Altos School District leadership and spending, ran ads last week highlighting the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by EACH Misleads Again!, on Jun 15, 2014 at 10:45 am | 15 comments | 3634 Views

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Los Altos grads defy characterization

Principal Wynne Satterwhite admitted defeat. She said she spent the last month trying to find a single narrative thread that...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 14, 2014 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 4373 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Audit requires further review at VA Palo Alto's Livermore facility

On the heels of claims last week that the Palo Alto VA hospital maintains better-than-average wait times and care, an internal...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by eloise, on Jun 12, 2014 at 11:26 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views

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Biting man arrested in domestic violence case

A Mountain View man is facing charges of domestic violence and making threats against a police officer from an incident in...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3464 Views

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Judge throws out insanity plea in attempted murder

A jury on Wednesday found that the 53-year-old Los Altos woman who was convicted for attempted murder on June 3 was sane...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Jun 12, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 3403 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto VA positions itself within national scandal

In light of the recent scandal involving false record-keeping and long wait lists at VA hospitals in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Army Vet, on Jun 12, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 2575 Views

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Surprise pension costs for school districts

School districts got a surprise last month when Gov. Jerry Brown announced a new plan to pay for the state's pension shortfall. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by BIG SURPRISE, on Jun 12, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 7 comments | 3187 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County to roll out ID cards for veterans

The estimated 85,000 veterans of the U.S. military in Santa Clara County will be eligible to receive photo identification...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jun 12, 2014 at 11:35 am | 9 comments | 2733 Views

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Council places pay raise on November ballot

After debating the issue in April, City Council members voted to put a pay raise for themselves on the November ballot to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by incognito, on Jun 12, 2014 at 1:16 am | 6 comments | 2367 Views

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Council to consider office and hotel proposals for "Moffett Gateway" site

Mountain View may have a housing shortage, but on Tuesday the City Council is going to begin considering several proposals...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 11, 2014 at 8:39 pm | 11 comments | 4658 Views

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Goodbye, Big Burger Freeze

It's not without a bit of irony that the growing number of people with a disease caused by poor diet and sedentary living...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dr Adviceo, on Jun 11, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 13 comments | 5290 Views

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Scholarship program awards 24 students

The MVLA Community Scholars awarded 24 students with scholarships this year, the highest number of students yet. All the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dee, on Jun 10, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 361 Views

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As Bay Area heats up, another Spare the Air alert

As temperatures soar this week, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is calling a second consecutive Spare the Air...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Jun 10, 2014 at 6:39 pm | 3 comments | 1933 Views

ELECTIONS

Open-space bond measure picks up 'yes' votes

With at least 19,000 ballots yet to be counted, the fate of Measure AA, the $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jun 9, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1379 Views
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