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Hospital could lose taxing power

For the second time in less than a year, a governmental watchdog agency has delivered a severe critique of El Camino Hospital...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 1, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 4 comments | 2605 Views

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Neighbors frothing over beer garden plan

A handful of condo dwellers on Bryant Street have so far been successful in blocking a new restaurant and beer garden proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by smadison, on Jun 19, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 27 comments | 3768 Views

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Criticism greets new high-speed rail CEO

Jeff Morales, the newly hired CEO of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, has been hailed as "exactly the right person...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Jun 4, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 2774 Views

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New cleanup efforts for Superfund site

Support from Mountain View residents may be all that is required to quickly clean up a small toxic groundwater plume at the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Chip Hood, on Jun 5, 2012 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 2258 Views

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Measure G passes

The Mountain View Whisman School District's $198 million school bond, Measure G, has passed by a healthy margin -- garnering...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jun 11, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 31 comments | 4602 Views

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City budget deficit shrinks to $750,000

Unexpected savings in health care costs helped reduce the city's budget deficit from a projected $1.1 million down to $750,000....

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 9, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 14 comments | 2239 Views

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Prometheus proposes nearly 1,000 new apartments

After a decade almost exclusively developing ownership housing, the city is being flooded with proposals to develop nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 16, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 3591 Views

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Fire damages psychic parlor in Los Altos

Santa Clara County firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire that damaged a psychic parlor in Los Altos Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Rotts, on Jun 14, 2012 at 1:22 am | 6 comments | 2079 Views

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Caltrain looks to bolster service

Spurred by a swelling number of commuters, Caltrain plans to bolster its weekday service by adding six trains. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 15, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 3 comments | 2039 Views

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Firefighters step up for cost cuts

The city could save up to $550,000 over three years under a new contract with the city freighters union, saving money in...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 21, 2012 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 1993 Views

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Council delays vote on revised Annex flood basin plan

Taking the advice of city attorney Jannie Quinn, the City Council delayed a vote on the Cuesta Annex flood basin that was...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by cuesta neighbor, on Jun 21, 2012 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 2423 Views

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Council moves forward with 51 affordable studios

Members of the City Council voted to continue the planning of a $9.3 million affordable housing project Tuesday that will...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 24, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 22 comments | 3409 Views

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Valley's birthplace haunted by Nobel laureate's dark past

Physicist William Shockley may have introduced silicon to the valley, but efforts to save his former lab building in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jun 26, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 6 comments | 8188 Views

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Woman, 80, hit by car on San Antonio Road, dies

An 80-year-old woman who was walking along San Antonio Road was struck and killed by a car that was exiting a gas station...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Off Point, on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 7 comments | 2332 Views

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Mapping the world a frame at a time

It's the fifth anniversary of Google's Street View, a virtual reality map interface, and the Computer History Museum is commemorating...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Tech watcher, on Jun 25, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 2480 Views

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Council praises green apartment project

Possibly the most praised residential project of its size in recent memory was approved by the City Council Tuesday night;...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by DCS, on Jul 1, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 2504 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Amnesty for Immigrants

What do you think of President Obama's executive order allowing illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children to remain...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 1, 2012 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 2326 Views

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Fourth of July festivities

Nothing says Independence Day to Mountain View residents like the melodious strains of the San Francisco Symphony accompanied...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Unhappy4th, on Jul 7, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 10 comments | 5017 Views

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Council coverage to be posted online

The Voice went to press early this week because of the Fourth of July holiday, which means the July 3 City Council meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by gc, on Jul 8, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 1987 Views

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Planning group backs Bayshore housing

On July 10, the Mountain View City Council will vote on the new General Plan. For the past three years the Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Brigid Daly Casson, on Jul 9, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1873 Views
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