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ELECTIONS

Why you should vote yes on E

It's no secret that succeeding in the Silicon Valley economy requires a top-notch education. The best and the brightest from...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Oct 27, 2010 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 2661 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Union urges no on Foothill-De Anza parcel tax

The local community college district's service workers union is urging voters to reject Measure E, the parcel tax that proponents...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:52 am | 10 comments | 2027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Audit: Rail authority not ready for federal funds

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has dished out more than $3.4 million in payments without reviewing the relevant...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by ShineTheLight, on Oct 29, 2010 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 1825 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mystic coffee

You will likely be gently welcomed by Parviz Rasti, in wire-rim glasses and a sweater, looking very much the college professor...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Oct 30, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 7 comments | 8843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar enters through open bathroom window

About $100 in cash and coins were stolen from a home in the 600 block of Hans Avenue, in a burglary that occurred some time...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 8 comments | 1926 Views

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Mountain View pilots bike-sharing program

Mountain View will be among five lead-off cities next year in California's first regional bicycle-sharing program. Other...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 4, 2010 at 7:15 am | 9 comments | 2736 Views

OTHER ISSUES

And finally, it's moving day

After 14 years of moving between temporary locations it was a big day for the Day Worker Center of Mountain View. On Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Raging Grannies, on Nov 27, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 3 comments | 1930 Views

ELECTIONS

Foothill-De Anza service union urges no on parcel tax

The local community college district's service workers union is urging voters to reject Measure E, the parcel tax that proponents...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Sethro, on Oct 30, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 3418 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Our endorsements in local races, ballot measures

The ==I Voice's== editorial recommendations for local races and select state propositions on the Nov. 2 ballot. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Nov 3, 2010 at 5:05 pm | 23 comments | 2531 Views

OTHER ISSUES

$7,500 reward for Mountain View native missing in Santa Cruz

A Mountain View family is offering $7,500 for information leading to the location of their son, Michael DiVerde, who suffers...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 2, 2010 at 1:55 pm | 3 comments | 2005 Views

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Statewide report blasts community colleges

A scathing new report is questioning the effectiveness of California's 112 community colleges, stating that remedial education...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 5, 2010 at 8:35 am | 20 comments | 2641 Views

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Majority of layoffs avoided at El Camino

The majority of El Camino Hospital employees who had expected to be out of work next month, the result of proposed layoffs,...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by one who cares, on Nov 8, 2010 at 5:59 am | 2 comments | 2167 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial endorsement: Phone tax upgrade justified

In Mountain View, home of Google and numerous high-tech firms, voters should easily understand the city's effort to broaden...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by nil, on Nov 1, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 3518 Views

ELECTIONS

Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

Hundreds of thousands of Santa Clara County mail-in ballots must have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 9 comments | 3473 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Abe-Koga campaign gets $8,000-boost from labor

The final campaign finance disclosure reports are in, and local unions have independently spent $8,000 on mailers in support...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Disgusted, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 14 comments | 2223 Views

SPORTS

Woo-hoo! The Giants win it all

Go ahead, say it. It's no longer mere fantasy or sheer folly to do so. A rare mix of veteran rejects and budding stars completed...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Bruno, on Nov 2, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 3350 Views

ELECTIONS

Community college parcel tax falling short

With 54 of 271 precincts reporting, it appears that a majority of Peninsula voters are in favor of a proposed parcel tax...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by jupiterk, on Nov 4, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 20 comments | 3607 Views

ELECTIONS

Incumbents win council race

Margaret Abe-Koga, Jac Siegel and Ronit Bryant have won re-election to the City Council, batting back a trio of newcomers...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 5, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 11 comments | 3628 Views

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Man attempts to hit officer with car before fleeing

Local police are looking for a man they say attempted to hit an officer with his car on Castro Street Saturday night. The...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sunnyvale Homeowner, on Nov 9, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 8 comments | 1862 Views

ELECTIONS

City says yes to phone tax expansion

The city's general fund is in slightly better shape with the passage of measure T on Tuesday, perhaps bucking a trend of...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 12 comments | 3595 Views
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