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Voters renew county parcel tax for libraries

Voters in nine cities and unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed Measure A, a parcel...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Reading is essential, on Aug 28, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 4618 Views

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Rim Fire reaches Hetch Hetchy reservoir

The massive Rim Fire burning in and around Yosemite National Park has reached the area surrounding the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Bobby Boucher, on Aug 27, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 4768 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The transformation of a fire station's backyard

From a vacant, weed-choked lot to a bountiful source of produce, Mountain View firefighter's garden feeds the station's crew...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Aug 27, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 17024 Views

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WELLS FARGO BANK SEIZES $1500 FROM IMMIGRANT FOR $25 DEBT

If you bank with Wells Fargo, I suggest that you check your online statements very carefully. Just over a year ago I helped...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Old Coot, on Aug 27, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 3163 Views

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Lockout ends, battle continues

After being locked out of their classrooms on the Blach Intermediate School campus for 10 days, officials with Bullis Charter...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Reality, on Aug 27, 2013 at 10:10 am | 27 comments | 11419 Views

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Man dies in cement-truck accident on Middlefield

A man died on Middlefield Road on Saturday morning after an accident that caused the cement truck he was driving to topple...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Aug 26, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 3 comments | 15383 Views

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Puppy stolen from locked car

A puppy was taken from a locked vehicle in Mountain View Saturday afternoon, according to police. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Miss BB, on Aug 25, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 7 comments | 4753 Views

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New format: Where is the "News"

I have been visiting the front page of MV Voice every day this week and the same stories are stuck on there: like Huge Demand...

Original post made by ReadIt on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 25, 2013 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 821 Views

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Judge: Rail authority's funding plan violated law

The California High-Speed Rail Authority violated state law and "abused its discretion" in proceeding with the controversial...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Aug 25, 2013 at 7:30 am | 13 comments | 7969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No place like the classroom for Alta Vista teacher

At the conclusion of his year-long fellowship with the U.S. Department of Education, Alta Vista High School social studies...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Castro Cougar, on Aug 23, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 5317 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The World's End'

You can go home again, but it's going to involve drinking. That's the starting point of "The World's End," the latest from...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Movie Watcher, on Aug 23, 2013 at 11:26 am | 1 comment | 15803 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Austenland'

The new romantic comedy "Austenland" casts a skeptical eye on the fantasy of romantic comedy itself, dating all the way back...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4228 Views

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County DA supports call for drug law reform

Low-level drug offenders don't belong in jail -- they belong in treatment, according to Attorney General Eric Holder and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5403 Views

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Men arrested for assaulting clerk

Two 20-year-old men were arrested in Mountain View on Tuesday after allegedly stealing beer from a local convenience store...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by OR, on Aug 23, 2013 at 12:54 am | 10 comments | 12867 Views

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Speeding cop car collision costs city $200K

The city of Mountain View has reached a $212,500 settlement with a woman who claims she was hit by a Mountain View police...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Me again, on Aug 23, 2013 at 12:02 am | 18 comments | 3410 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Spectacular Now'

A mature film tenderly performed by its young leads and skillfully adapted from Tim Tharp's YA novel. -P.C. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3739 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Jobs'

This biopic about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs gets the look right in design and casting. But even Jobs, a dedicated aesthete,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3173 Views

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A colorful time at the library

Margaret Rickling, 4, works on a picture she's drawing at the Mountain View Library's recent "Family Fest" event. Photo by...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Library Supporter, on Aug 22, 2013 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 2230 Views

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Chance of dry lightning triggers fire danger warning for Bay Area

A chance of dry lightning hitting the Bay Area today and Monday has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a red...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Stormy, on Aug 22, 2013 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 3965 Views

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VA to open newest development at ceremony today

Officials at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System will officially open its newest development, the Mental Health...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Izzy, on Aug 22, 2013 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 4278 Views
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