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Council OKs butterfly-themed mini-park

A design for a mini-park at the west end of Dana Street was unanimously approved by the council Tuesday night, despite some...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Mariposa Park neighbor, on Oct 1, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 5 comments | 1772 Views

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Charter school backer reaches out to superintendent

The man who wants to found a charter school somewhere in Silicon Valley hopes to meet soon with officials from the local...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 1899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, school staff OK salary freeze

Teachers and staff of the local high school district have agreed to forego salary increases for two years. The pay freeze,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Oct 9, 2010 at 2:47 pm | 5 comments | 2368 Views

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Giants honored with adoption special on orange, black cats

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is honoring the San Francisco Giants' National League Division Series victory with a...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by castro mom, on Oct 15, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 5 comments | 1783 Views

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Voter's guide: Measure T broadens the city's phone tax

On Nov. 2, the city's voters will decide whether to extend the city's phone tax to broadband phone calls as well as to international...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:50 am | 5 comments | 2077 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Secretary Geithner vows not to devalue dollar

America must invest in infrastructure and education to spur economic recovery, but it will not devalue its currency to gain...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 5 comments | 2152 Views

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Giant adoption special: 50 cats find homes

About 50 black and orange cats have been adopted from the Peninsula Humane Society/SPCA since the shelter announced a special...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by CoolCat, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 5 comments | 1975 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Persian version

Best Bite is an easy restaurant to miss — and perhaps initially to misjudge. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6444...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Oct 29, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 2831 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business asks city to relax massage rules

David Bertelsen and said it took only a phone call to police to get the OK for his foot spa in Palo Alto, and a little more...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Oct 31, 2010 at 12:48 am | 5 comments | 1954 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail CEO grilled over 'trust' issues

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has failed to honor its earlier promises and is quickly losing the public's and...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 8, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 1798 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital phasing out paper time cards

A new digital workforce management system at El Camino Hospital will cost $1.9 million up front, but will save the organization...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by ECH RN, on Nov 11, 2010 at 9:09 am | 5 comments | 2422 Views

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Council adopts strategies early for 2011 city budget

A major issue in this year's council election, the City Council touched on the issue of reining in the cost of city employee...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by George, on Nov 14, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 5 comments | 2049 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One saved, almost

In a move that seems to make the restoration of Hangar One all but a done deal, NASA officials have agreed to spend $20 million...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Nov 19, 2010 at 9:55 am | 5 comments | 2210 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Minton's -- going, going, gone

Machines and supplies were sold for pennies on the dollar as the city's oldest business was liquidated, lot by lot, at an...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Shelby Morgan, on Nov 21, 2010 at 1:55 pm | 5 comments | 2432 Views

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MV resident tapped for state's redistricting board

Local education official Elaine Kuo is one of the first eight people chosen to serve on the newly created California Citizens...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 27, 2010 at 1:26 am | 5 comments | 2245 Views

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Holiday sparkle at City Hall

Mountain View residents got into the spirit of the season at the city's annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony on Monday evening,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Police, on Dec 13, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 2570 Views

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Moffett will house world's largest airship

NASA Ames Research Center announced an agreement on Wednesday to house what is said to be the world's largest airship in...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Dec 12, 2010 at 9:33 pm | 5 comments | 2377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers get raise, bonus

Teachers in Mountain View elementary and middle schools will see higher salaries next year along with a one-time, 1.5-percent...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by PTA Dad, on Dec 19, 2010 at 7:38 am | 5 comments | 2742 Views

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Toys sought for "Cops that Care" event

Police hope 1,700 kids will flock to the police station on Saturday where the auditorium will be turned into the North Pole...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Grinch PD, on Dec 19, 2010 at 7:35 am | 5 comments | 1786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District: No need to re-open Slater School

A need for revenue and the low population of students surrounding the Whisman neighborhood has the local elementary and middle-school...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by really?, on Dec 29, 2010 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 2555 Views
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