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NEW SMOKING BAN A HUGE "SUCCESS"!!!

As those of you who read The Voice regularly already know, I was fiercely opposed to the ban before it went into effect,...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Jun. 7, 2012
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RESTAURANTS

NEW SMOKING BAN A HUGE "SUCCESS"!!!

As those of you who read The Voice regularly already know, I was fiercely opposed to the ban before it went into effect,...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Jun. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1814 Views

ELECTIONS

Simitian easily prevails in three-way county race

With nearly 58 percent of the vote, State Sen. Joe Simitian easily prevailed in the three-way race to represent northern...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 7, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 1773 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Budget Deficit

How should California deal with its budget deficit? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5678&e=y...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by James, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 1937 Views

ELECTIONS

Hill, Lieber poised for November showdown

Jerry Hill and Sally Lieber cruised to victory at Tuesday's primary election and will now square off in November for a chance...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 6, 2012 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 1189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man killed by train in Mountain View

A man was struck and killed by a southbound train in Mountain View this morning, according to a Caltrain spokeswoman. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
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ELECTIONS

County implements drive-throughs for voters

Santa Clara County voters who have yet to turn in their absentee ballots may do so without stepping out of their cars, thanks...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Litsa, on Jun 6, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 3 comments | 1881 Views

ELECTIONS

Hill, Lieber poised for November showdown

Jerry Hill and Sally Lieber cruised to victory at Tuesday's primary election and will now square off in November for a chance...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Don Wikey, on Jun 6, 2012 at 10:00 am | 1 comment | 1676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters Guide: School district seeks approval of $198 million bond

Officials with the local elementary and middle school district are asking voters to approve a $198 million bond measure to...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 5, 2012 at 10:20 pm | 182 comments | 8904 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New cleanup efforts for Superfund site

Support from Mountain View residents may be all that is required to quickly clean up a small toxic groundwater plume at the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Chip Hood, on Jun 5, 2012 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 1709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Important Reasons to Vote NO on G

Because the biggest donor to the YES on G campaign is the out-of-state bank that will handle the bond? Because the district...

Original post made by No on G parent on Jun. 2, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 5, 2012 at 10:02 am | 6 comments | 1847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation elation

Students from Mountain View and Los Altos high schools celebrated the end of an era with Friday evening's graduation ceremonies. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2012
Last comment by george, on Jun 4, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 4 comments | 1886 Views

RESTAURANTS

Neighbors frothing over beer garden plan

A handful of condo dwellers on Bryant Street have so far been successful in blocking a new restaurant and beer garden proposed...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by smadison, on Jun 4, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 12 comments | 3982 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Criticism greets new high-speed rail CEO

Jeff Morales, the newly hired CEO of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, has been hailed as "exactly the right person...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Jun 4, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 2033 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A Pre-Medical Student Reflects on CA State Budget

Whether preparing to graduate or just beginning applications to medical school, premedical students have plenty of things...

Original post made by Rachel Kelley on Jun. 4, 2012
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ELECTIONS

Three elected officials vie for 5th District supervisor seat

California State Sen. Joe Simitian is the 800-pound gorilla in this November's three-way race to represent northern Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor Next Door, on Jun 3, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 1 comment | 1763 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skate and enjoy

Roger Brown may be 55 but that isn't keeping him from riding his skateboard. Leave that up to a city law. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on Jun 2, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 1963 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing at Mayfield mall site dumped for offices

After almost a decade of contentious planning and untold millions to design, the 27-acre housing community planned for the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Vinnie, on Jun 2, 2012 at 1:19 am | 31 comments | 2976 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-Speed Rail Authority names new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors announced Tuesday that it will hire Jeff Morales as its new CEO. Read...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 2, 2012 at 1:07 am | 6 comments | 1828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District hires new Huff principal

Huff Elementary School has a new principal. Heidi Smith will take over the position beginning with the 2012-13 school year,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Huff Parent, on Jun 1, 2012 at 11:47 pm | 37 comments | 3949 Views
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