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City attorney Michael Martello is stepping down

City officials announced Tuesday that Michael Martello, Mountain View's longest serving city attorney, is set to retire in...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Not_good, on Dec 24, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 8 comments | 2771 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Unions asked for another $1 million cut

Largely because of a $3.2 million rise employee compensation costs, the city faces an estimated $2.1 million budget deficit...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Mar 10, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 8 comments | 2014 Views

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Mercado Merlen grocery store robbed at gunpoint

Two men -- one of them armed with a silver handgun -- robbed the Mercado Merlen on Wednesday night, according to Mountain...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by chuck mangione, on May 10, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 8 comments | 1806 Views

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Council hires Campbell's city manager

Mayor Jac Siegel announced Friday afternoon that the City Council has finally picked a new city manager, Daniel Rich, who...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Jun 1, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 8 comments | 2552 Views

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Microsoft donates computers to Day Worker Center

Thanks to a donation of six laptops from Microsoft on Friday, Mountain View's Day Workers can access the world of cheap international...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by skim1@yahoo.com, on May 30, 2012 at 10:31 am | 8 comments | 2126 Views

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MV police help Sunnyvale make two arrests

Mountain View and Sunnyvale police took two armed suspects into custody last week after the men allegedly robbed two Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 8 comments | 2391 Views

RESTAURANTS

McDonald's charging too much?

At the McDonald's yesterday morning (El Camino & El Monte Rd) I ordered a #7 which, on the menu, was listed at "$4.19 plus...

Original post made by chuck mckellar on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by sean, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:30 am | 8 comments | 4942 Views

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Senior stretches income to support her son

After Adeline's son was laid off two years ago and could not find work, he first borrowed money to pay for his Mountain View...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by ines, on Jun 27, 2010 at 6:07 pm | 8 comments | 1491 Views

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Fired up over 'Start-Ups'

A new reality show centered around the lives of several young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs has got locals buzzing. Two of...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by @ Justin, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:53 am | 8 comments | 5599 Views

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Yahoo's Marissa Mayer buys funeral-home property

Palo Alto's oldest funeral home is closing its doors on Oct. 31, and the property's new owner is Yahoo Chief Executive Officer...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Oct 29, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 14738 Views

ELECTIONS

Is the North Bayshore Really the Biggest Issue?

[Post removed. Town Square is a forum for debate and conversation on issues and matters of interest to our community. It...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Nov. 1, 2014
Last comment by floored, on Nov 4, 2014 at 12:10 pm | 8 comments | 675 Views

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SF shooting suspects detained in Mountain View

A vehicle pursuit that began in San Francisco this afternoon ended in Mountain View with the arrest of three suspectswanted...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2014
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Feb 10, 2014 at 9:11 pm | 8 comments | 3172 Views

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City, unions agree to cut $1.5M in pay raises

New contracts with two of its major unions are expected to save the city $1.5 million over the next two years, though an...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Dave Williams, on Jul 17, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 8 comments | 2561 Views

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SPECIAL REPORT: A talk with a gang member

The <i>Voice</i> received an unexpected visit recently from a Mountain View Norteno who says he is trying to clean up his...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Nightmare, on May 15, 2008 at 9:36 pm | 8 comments | 3949 Views

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Local transit cuts go into effect Monday

Changes to light rail vehicle and bus schedules in Santa Clara County prompted by state transit funding cuts go into effect...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Promethis on Drugs, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 8 comments | 1547 Views

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Fire displaces family on Hope Street

A family was displaced in Mountain View on Saturday night after their downtown home caught on fire, according to the fire...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by king leo, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:20 am | 8 comments | 1565 Views

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Council approves new plan for McKelvey Park flood basin

In a major turning point following years of discussion, the City Council approved a redesign for McKelvey Park Tuesday to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by Rich, on May 18, 2013 at 11:57 am | 8 comments | 2247 Views

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Crime brief: Battery of security guard, police officer

Man hits a security guard at Molly Magee's, then hits an officer while in custody. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2014/05/16/crime-brief-battery-of-security-...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 23, 2014 at 6:27 am | 8 comments | 5801 Views

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Palo Alto sued over plastic bag ban

Palo Alto's crusade against plastic bags faced its first legal challenge Tuesday, when a coalition of groups filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 24, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 8 comments | 2529 Views

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Town hall meeting on children's online privacy

Parents are invited to a community discussion with business leaders and U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier tonight, Aug. 31, in Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Sep 3, 2011 at 10:01 pm | 8 comments | 2169 Views
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