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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 | 2141 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 | 2044 Views

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Council to vote on office project, demolition of historic house

A four-story downtown office building would overshadow a gourmet restaurant and result in the demolition of a historic home...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Doris, on Jul 10, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 12 comments | 2350 Views

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Mayor pitches pod cars to solve Google housing dilemma

In a last-minute effort to allow new North Bayshore housing for Google in the city's general plan update, Mayor Mike Kasperzak...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Jul 20, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 16 comments | 46184 Views

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Caltrain gets funds to go electric

With $700 million in funding coming to Caltrain, the agency expects to see modern electric rail service by 2019, according...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jul 11, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 4 comments | 2126 Views

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Critics of high-speed rail prepare for next chapter

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Stephan H., on Jul 18, 2012 at 7:59 am | 4 comments | 2263 Views

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No settlement in high-speed-rail lawsuit

Efforts to settle a lawsuit filed against the California High-Speed Rail Authority failed nine days after they started, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Anna S., on Jul 26, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 4 comments | 2002 Views

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Hospital district gets high marks, survey says

A majority of people living within the El Camino Hospital District are "highly satisfied" with the job the hospital is doing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by gary maxwell, on Jul 26, 2012 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 2314 Views

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Electronics stolen during apartment burglary

Several laptops and camera equipment were among items stolen in the July 27 daytime burglary of an apartment in 500 block...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Don't do the crime if you cant do the time. but you shouldn't do it anyway, on Jul 30, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 2031 Views

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Supervisors set to vote on sales tax measure

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this afternoon were set to vote on whether to place a measure on the November...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Aug 2, 2012 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 2114 Views

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PG&E plans to strip backyards

For several decades, Eileen and Beto Telleria's backyard has been a respite from their daily stresses, a Japanese garden...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ignorance , on Jan 25, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 45 comments | 4854 Views

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Santa Clara County voters may face tax question

Voters in Santa Clara County may be asked to approve a one-eighth-of-a-cent boost in the sales tax this November. The Board...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Kman, on Aug 9, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 12 comments | 2374 Views

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Competing newspaper racks found in SJ Mercury trash bin

At least 31 newspaper distribution racks were discovered behind the San Jose Mercury News headquarters Wednesday and many,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by sean, on Aug 3, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 9 comments | 2651 Views

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No biz opposition to plastic bag ban plan

If businesses oppose the proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View, it's not been obvious or apparent. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 29, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 29 comments | 5613 Views

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Battling extreme baby blues

El Camino Hospital recently became one of only two health care organizations in the country to offer inpatient treatment...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jeanne Batacan, on Aug 9, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 2535 Views

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New dance festival coming to MV

Bay Area residents will be able to see professional dancers from across the country at the end of August -- and they may...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by sparty, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:42 am | 3 comments | 2050 Views

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Google fined $22.5M for privacy 'misrepresentations'

Google will be required to pay a $22.5 million penalty after the Federal Trade Commission charged the Mountain View-based...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:01 am | 4 comments | 2123 Views

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Pure business

It wasn't long ago that it was hard to imagine a store in nearly every neighborhood selling what was practically free: water. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Kyser, on Aug 13, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 2662 Views

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Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by saw-it-through-know-better-now, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 2480 Views

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Tiffany necklace, iPads reported stolen from Jobs' Palo Alto home

The home of the late Steve Jobs, Apple's iconic co-founder, became one of Palo Alto's latest burglary targets last month...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Nerdist, on Aug 14, 2012 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 5309 Views
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