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Survey: Bay Area workers highest paid in 2009

Workers in the Bay Area were the highest paid on average in the nation last year, according to data released Friday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Randy, on Jul 27, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 1450 Views

ELECTIONS

Gay marriage ruling to be issued Aug. 4

A federal judge will issue a ruling Wednesday, Aug. 4, on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Fred, on Aug 4, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 5 comments | 2633 Views

AROUND TOWN

HSR station: where will it fit?

A rough outline of what a high-speed rail station would look like in downtown Mountain View is starting to take shape, and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Uncle Choo Choo, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:02 am | 5 comments | 1378 Views

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Co-op preschool will close without a new home

A 56-year-old local co-op preschool may shut its doors forever if it cannot find a new home by next summer, as its lease...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Where do I sign up?, on Aug 28, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 5 comments | 1619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to school

Kindergartner Ava Taylor, 4, gets an uplifting hug from big sister Ellie, 7, as brother Silas, 6, looks on. It was Ava's...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Tray, on Aug 27, 2010 at 9:04 am | 5 comments | 1659 Views

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Cities hold workshop to help restaurants weather the recession

The cities of Mountain View, Los Altos and Cupertino are worried enough about their restaurant businesses going under that...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Sep 6, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 5 comments | 1521 Views

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Never forget

Members of the United States military, local police and fire officials, and civic dignitaries memorialize those who died...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mike Zelinski, on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 5 comments | 1370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local rugby league is growing

At the end of last year, Paul Lynch set out to create the largest youth rugby league in California. This year, according...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Araceli, on Feb 20, 2011 at 12:19 am | 5 comments | 2398 Views

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Council OKs butterfly-themed mini-park

A design for a mini-park at the west end of Dana Street was unanimously approved by the council Tuesday night, despite some...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Mariposa Park neighbor, on Oct 1, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 5 comments | 1792 Views

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Charter school backer reaches out to superintendent

The man who wants to found a charter school somewhere in Silicon Valley hopes to meet soon with officials from the local...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 1910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers, school staff OK salary freeze

Teachers and staff of the local high school district have agreed to forego salary increases for two years. The pay freeze,...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Oct 9, 2010 at 2:47 pm | 5 comments | 2389 Views

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Giants honored with adoption special on orange, black cats

The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA is honoring the San Francisco Giants' National League Division Series victory with a...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by castro mom, on Oct 15, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 5 comments | 1799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter's guide: Measure T broadens the city's phone tax

On Nov. 2, the city's voters will decide whether to extend the city's phone tax to broadband phone calls as well as to international...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:50 am | 5 comments | 2096 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Secretary Geithner vows not to devalue dollar

America must invest in infrastructure and education to spur economic recovery, but it will not devalue its currency to gain...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 5 comments | 2172 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Giant adoption special: 50 cats find homes

About 50 black and orange cats have been adopted from the Peninsula Humane Society/SPCA since the shelter announced a special...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by CoolCat, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 5 comments | 1990 Views

RESTAURANTS

The Persian version

Best Bite is an easy restaurant to miss — and perhaps initially to misjudge. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6444...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Oct 29, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 2849 Views

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Business asks city to relax massage rules

David Bertelsen and said it took only a phone call to police to get the OK for his foot spa in Palo Alto, and a little more...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Oct 31, 2010 at 12:48 am | 5 comments | 1967 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail CEO grilled over 'trust' issues

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has failed to honor its earlier promises and is quickly losing the public's and...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 8, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 1813 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital phasing out paper time cards

A new digital workforce management system at El Camino Hospital will cost $1.9 million up front, but will save the organization...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by ECH RN, on Nov 11, 2010 at 9:09 am | 5 comments | 2448 Views

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Council adopts strategies early for 2011 city budget

A major issue in this year's council election, the City Council touched on the issue of reining in the cost of city employee...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by George, on Nov 14, 2010 at 8:31 pm | 5 comments | 2067 Views
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