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Power Outage 2 Nights in a Row???

And at the same hours (8-10pm)!!!! Sunday night, it started with a series of brown outs which nearly killed my electronics,...

Original post made by darkness on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jen, on Apr 15, 2009 at 8:33 pm | 5 comments | 2027 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Housing report: City is 'jobs rich'

Every seven years, Mountain View residents have a chance to significantly change the direction of the city's housing policies,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by GDM, on Apr 24, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 5 comments | 2092 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA Ames offers buyouts to hundreds of employees

A source at NASA Ames has emailed the ==I Voice== a list of over 400 employees who have been offered buyouts worth up to...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on May 1, 2009 at 8:13 am | 5 comments | 3778 Views

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Worker Center gets council nod

In a drama-filled meeting Tuesday night, the City Council voted unanimously to allow the Day Worker Center of Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by Alison, on May 19, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 5 comments | 1827 Views

ELECTIONS

Propositions offer terrible choices

California's budget stalemate and the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression culminate in the May 19 special election,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Snakefinger, on May 19, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 5 comments | 2468 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain meetings on service cuts, fare hikes

Facing a projected deficit of over $10 million, Caltrain will hold public meetings Wednesday of next week to give Peninsula...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Meeting locations, on May 26, 2009 at 11:21 am | 5 comments | 1841 Views

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Schools brace for cuts in wake of ballot defeats

After watching five of the state's six budget measures go down in flames Tuesday, local school administrators had one overarching...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by John Doe, on May 24, 2009 at 2:22 am | 5 comments | 1882 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shoreline concert-goer steals police car

Mountain View police are looking for a stolen police car that they say was taken from Shoreline Amphitheatre on Friday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 23, 2009
Last comment by Sam, on May 24, 2009 at 10:24 am | 5 comments | 2139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council irritated over housing trust request

The City Council was divided last week over whether to give $150,000 annually to the Housing Trust of Santa Clara County...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on May 27, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 1892 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Popular state beaches and parks may close

The original article posted at Palo Alto Online: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=12564 Ten San...

Original post made by Molly on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Bolt Cutter, on Jun 7, 2009 at 7:15 am | 5 comments | 2261 Views

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Council approves loans for city employees

As an incentive for city employees to live in Mountain View, the City Council approved a program Tuesday making low interest...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by tami, on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 5 comments | 2107 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suit claims Target dumped hazardous waste

A lawsuit was filed against Target Corporation on Monday by the California Attorney General and 19 district attorneys, including...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by cynic, on Sep 20, 2009 at 11:26 pm | 5 comments | 2014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grant Road project pits MV against LA

After years of controversy and grief over the loss of the city's beloved pumpkin patch, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by mvuser, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:51 pm | 5 comments | 2171 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Developers interested in NASA Research Park

Four major real estate developers have expressed interest in developing a nearly three million-square-foot research park...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 5 comments | 2165 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspects strike deals in Plymouth Ave. murders

Two of the eight suspects arrested last summer in connection with the brutal double murder of a brother and sister on Plymouth...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Z, on Aug 14, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 5 comments | 2192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mother sues city over child endangerment arrest

A mother who was cleared of child endangerment charges in 2007 after leaving her toddler locked in her car is now suing the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Joe B, on Mar 27, 2011 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 2517 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City leaders furious over Sacramento money-grab

Sacramento's proposal to take $4.4 billion in local tax revenue from city governments is "irresponsible," "outrageous" and...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2009
Last comment by cooper, on Jul 28, 2009 at 5:06 pm | 5 comments | 1916 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DA won't seek death penalty for Mtn View man

Santa Clara County District Attorney Dolores Carr announced this week that she will not seek the death penalty against a...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Death vs Money, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:46 pm | 5 comments | 1866 Views

OTHER ISSUES

We must be careful about HSR

HSR is an infrastructure project and the private sector industry that has been hit particularly hard is construction. Building...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:45 am | 5 comments | 1993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resentment lingers at BMW dealer

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. 19, 2009
Last comment by wtf?, on Aug 21, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 5 comments | 1916 Views
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