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OTHER ISSUES

Council moves ahead with major projects

Budget problems notwithstanding, the City Council supported moving forward with many of its infrastructure plans during a...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Dude, on Apr 19, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 6 comments | 1876 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Curb enthusiasm in Rex Manor area

The City Council unanimously made an exception to the rules Tuesday, allowing the Rex Manor neighborhood to keep its much-loved...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by RMT of Rex Manor, on Apr 25, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 2007 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Election looms large for schools

A special election is coming next month, and local school administrators are watching it closely, with many saying the outcome...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Johnny Robots, on Apr 30, 2009 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 1979 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Next in line to be cut: ESL class at Castro

More than 100 parents and teachers are petitioning to save an English language program they say has helped dozens of Latino...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Payback, on May 1, 2009 at 11:34 am | 6 comments | 2196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Districts find funding for ESL class

Administrators in both Mountain View school districts say they have found funding and space for an English language class...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Miss Shame, on May 4, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 6 comments | 1785 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bureaucrats botch plastic bag ban

The latest attempt to increase government revenue in the county is the proposed ordinance to tax/ban single-use plastic bags...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by MV resident, on May 5, 2009 at 11:23 pm | 6 comments | 2126 Views

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Officials: Budget crisis will hit deep, hurt bad

Grim, dire, unprecedented, catastrophic, devastating. Officials from school districts and cities, counties, special districts...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jeanette Reynolds, on May 24, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 6 comments | 1877 Views

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Police find missing patrol car

Mountain View police found a patrol car on Sunday that was stolen from a Shoreline Amphitheatre concert on Friday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Hahahaha, on May 27, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 6 comments | 1635 Views

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Budget fire vs. house fires

Balancing the city's budget this year and next doesn't appear to require any too-painful budget cuts. But in the longer run,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on May 31, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 6 comments | 1743 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman trustees contemplate magnet model

As elementary school trustees talked this week about what they want the district to look like within the next decade, some...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by a voter, on Jul 16, 2009 at 4:57 pm | 6 comments | 1778 Views

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Teens steal tip jars from local Starbucks

Mountain View police are looking for a group of teenagers who went on a robbery spree Tuesday, stealing tip jars from three...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by InTown, on Jun 19, 2009 at 9:43 am | 6 comments | 1651 Views

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Council on taxis: Let the market decide

An ordinance created in the 1960s that limits taxi service in Mountain View to two companies may have outlasted its usefulness,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jun 24, 2009 at 11:48 pm | 6 comments | 1893 Views

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Homeowner arrested for allegedly attacking HOA board member

A man who allegedly expressed anger against his Home Owner's Association by wielding a hammer and two-by-four at a board...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Dave Koberstein, on Jul 2, 2009 at 6:34 pm | 6 comments | 1797 Views

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No-Name Neighborhood Zones in Mountain View?

I've lived and owned a house in Mountain View for four and a half years now, and every year that the Voice puts out the...

Original post made by Margaret on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Jul 9, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 6 comments | 1843 Views

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Google prepares to spiff up city's free WiFi

Google has yet to make any money by giving away Internet access through its free WiFi network. But the company appears poised...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by John Kellner, on Apr 23, 2013 at 1:58 am | 6 comments | 2401 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Anti-tax protesters rally outside Eshoo's office

Carrying American flags and picket signs, members of the anti-tax group called the "Tea Party Patriots" picketed outside...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 21, 2009 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 1858 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Resentment lingers at BMW dealership

After a two-month strike last year allowed them to keep a union contract, albeit with fewer benefits and pay, a large group...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 15, 2009 at 10:35 am | 6 comments | 1959 Views

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Caltrain says whistle volume back to normal

About a month after local residents started complaining about the increased volume of Caltrain horns, the rail agency announced...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by liz siegel, on Sep 11, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 1542 Views

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Council favors a passive approach to meadow

Ever since it became clear that the Stevens Creek Trail was going to extend south of El Camino Real last year, Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Sep 11, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 6 comments | 1865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two arrested during checks on sex offenders

Police say two men were arrested last week after a routine check on registered sex offenders run by a federal task force...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by mom, on Sep 29, 2009 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 1924 Views
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