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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 | 1355 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 | 2413 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 | 3252 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 | 1435 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 | 1523 Views

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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 | 1576 Views

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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 | 1288 Views

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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 | 1569 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 | 1303 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 | 1292 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 | 1876 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 | 1919 Views

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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 | 1350 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 | 1671 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 | 1450 Views

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TONIGHT: Council takes up phone tax, Minton's

The City Council this evening is expected to make a final vote on a controversial proposal for 200 apartments at 455 W. Evelyn...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ben, on Apr 28, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 1428 Views

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Train Depot set to become wine bar

It took seven years, but the city has finally found a use for downtown's replica 1888 Train Depot. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by can'tbelieveit, on May 12, 2010 at 10:46 pm | 5 comments | 1424 Views

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And you would be ...?

"Well, that was fast. If you do well, I guess by next week, they'll make you the publisher," a bemused colleague said to...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Julian O'Brien, on May 8, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 5 comments | 1280 Views

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Craigslist deal ends in beating, robbery

A Mountain View man was robbed Thursday, May 13, in the parking lot of his East Middlefield Road apartment complex when the...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on May 20, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 5 comments | 1153 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City digs the trench solution

If 125-mile-per-hour electric trains are going to whoosh through town as planned by the California High Speed Rail Authority,...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on May 28, 2010 at 8:16 am | 5 comments | 1291 Views
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