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AROUND TOWN

Ronit Bryant in line to become mayor Tuesday

According to Mountain View tradition, vice mayor Ronit Bryant is set to become mayor when Margaret Abe-Koga steps down from...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Jan 5, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 5 comments | 1387 Views

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Department heads showed commitment to city

Kathy Farrar came up through the ranks of Mountain View city government starting as a 20-year-old clerk in 1971. Karen Burnett...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by NedFredFiona, on Feb 11, 2010 at 10:39 am | 5 comments | 1732 Views

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Local transient attacked with scissors

A dispute between two homeless men living in the Old Ron's Farmhouse building on El Camino Real turned violent when one attacked...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Clayton, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 5 comments | 1587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Minton's project would decrease traffic

Despite downtown neighborhood complaints to the contrary, the 213 apartments proposed to take the place of Minton's Lumber...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by Informed Citizen, on Jan 22, 2010 at 5:36 pm | 5 comments | 1428 Views

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Simitian: State school budget not reality-based

This year's state budget for education is the "least reality-based proposal" state Sen. Joe Simitian has seen from the governor...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 1, 2010 at 10:25 am | 5 comments | 1293 Views

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Obama plan gives high speed rail $2.25 billion

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood joined Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer in Washington Thursday to announce...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on Jan 30, 2010 at 1:37 am | 5 comments | 1361 Views

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Latest study says TCE worse than thought

The EPA has released a new report concluding that TCE — trichloroethylene, a pollutant found in much of Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mary Blakely, on Feb 5, 2010 at 6:49 am | 5 comments | 2423 Views

RESTAURANTS

Upscale in a down economy

Chez TJ owner George Aviet has been serving world class contemporary French cuisine for nearly three decades. That's hard...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by plarenas, on Feb 6, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 5 comments | 3265 Views

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Plane crash kills 3, knocks out power to region

Mountain View's neighboring city to the north was all but shut down Wednesday after a small passenger plane crashed in East...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by friend of a friend, on Feb 22, 2010 at 2:23 pm | 5 comments | 1443 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Authorities ID victim of Middlefield car crash

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the man killed last Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on W. Middlefield...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Feb 25, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 5 comments | 1529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Give Bayshore housing a look

The city's notion of not mixing housing and commercial development in the North Bayshore has run afoul of Google, its major...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Apr 15, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 5 comments | 1589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brain drain takes toll on Valley

Smart, talented immigrants have shaped the entrepreneurial spirit and vitality of Silicon Valley for decades. But lately,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter, on Mar 8, 2010 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 1296 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pentagon shooter had run-in with MV police

John Patrick Bedell, the man killed after opening fire on two officers at the Pentagon last Thursday, had been arrested in...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Mar 10, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 5 comments | 1575 Views

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Third copper theft reported in Mountain View

Police say a string of copper wire thefts have hit Mountain View in recent days, with the third incident reported last Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Ted, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:39 pm | 5 comments | 1311 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County TB rate bucks trend, remains high

Tuberculosis cases in Santa Clara County are the third highest in the state and remain high despite a large drop in the rest...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Mar 23, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 5 comments | 1297 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial piece 3/26

I was so impressed with the editors of the Voice taking on the issue of Prop 13! Many thanks for addressing this topic and...

Original post made by localmom on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 29, 2010 at 9:50 pm | 5 comments | 1883 Views

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Crash victim was LAHS football star, soldier

The 21-year-old Mountain View man who died in a solo car crash in Cupertino early Friday morning was a well-liked former...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Rob707, on Apr 6, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 5 comments | 1925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Decision on Minton's project put off till April 27

The City Council's decision on whether to allow more than 200 new apartments on Evelyn Avenue across from the downtown train...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Plato, on Apr 1, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 5 comments | 1355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voice recognized for 'Public Service'

The ==I Mountain View Voice== and its sister papers won top honors in this year's "Better Newspapers Contest" awards, handed...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Miss USA, on Apr 20, 2010 at 3:32 am | 5 comments | 1677 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital takes $11 million hit this year

El Camino officials say there are several reasons why their financial picture isn't as rosy as expected, but the bottom line...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 29, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 1453 Views
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