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Burglars nab jewelry, cash

About $2,000 in jewelry and an undisclosed amount of cash was stolen from a Mountain View home on the 1000 block of Morton...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by unknown, on Jul 7, 2010 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 1242 Views

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What is that annoying tone?

For the last 2 days I've been hearing a tone intermittently. It's an electronic tone off in the distance that goes off for...

Original post made by Jeral Poskey on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Jeral, on Jul 6, 2010 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 1173 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Report: High-speed rail ridership data flawed

California high-speed rail ridership studies are flawed and are "unreliable for policy analysis," according to an independent...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 1378 Views

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Council split on outsourcing golf course

With a nearly $1 million deficit at Shoreline Golf links threatening the city budget, the City Council is split over whether...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 5, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 1321 Views

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Recyclables Pirates: How do you feel about them?

This is a topic that certainly falls into the category of a two-sided coin. On the one side, with the economy being what...

Original post made by The Eye on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 1407 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Two new mini-parks to be constructed soon

Tuesday was a good day for parks in Mountain View as the City Council approved a design for one on Del Medio Avenue and cleared...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:08 am | 5 comments | 1588 Views

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Landmark La Costena building to be redeveloped

Building owner Charles Gardyn says he doesn't have to kick out two popular burrito joints in order to make redevelopment...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Joe Silva, on Jul 3, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 12 comments | 1409 Views

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Crash leaves seatbelted pair hanging upside down

A small car rear-ended at the Oregon Expressway southbound on-ramp onto Highway 101 flipped over shortly after 3 p.m. Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Local motorist, on Jul 2, 2010 at 12:54 pm | 5 comments | 1245 Views

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Motorcade downtown 10 PM Thursday

What was that very long motorcade going south on Castro and then left on Villa all about?...

Original post made by Jes\' Sayin\' on Jul. 1, 2010
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OTHER ISSUES

Seniors get VTA bus to Senior Center

Bus line 34, called a "lifeline" to the outside world for some Mountain View seniors, will have a new route beginning Monday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jul 1, 2010 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 1540 Views

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Surpise pockets of 4G in Mountain View

Small pockets of Sprint's 4G network may pop up in parts of Mountain View for those with Sprint broadband cards, or the Evo...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by R., on Jul 1, 2010 at 2:08 pm | 6 comments | 2449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whooping cough epidemic hits California

State and local health officials are calling the recent rise in cases of whooping cough an epidemic, and encouraging people...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Really?, on Jun 30, 2010 at 5:22 pm | 3 comments | 1916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

3-way merging of our local school districts?

Not sure why this hasn't been covered in the Mountain View Voice or the Los Altos Town Crier but on June 24, the Santa Clara...

Original post made by Menage a Trois? on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Kate, on Jun 30, 2010 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 1725 Views

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Council appoints Quinn as city attorney

The City Council chose Jannie Quinn to take the reins as Mountain View's City Attorney after she did the job on an interim...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Jun 30, 2010 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 1621 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo 'disturbed' by plan to demolish cork room

In a terse letter to U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo says she is "disturbed" by news reports about...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jun 29, 2010 at 7:42 am | 2 comments | 1254 Views

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At 99 he's still going strong

Louie Givich has a story for everything. He can describe exactly how Mountain View looked the year he was born, in a house...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Darcee, on Jun 28, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 6 comments | 1221 Views

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High schools cut programs and faculty support

Local high schools will have to absorb $2.8 million in budget cuts in the coming year. Students in the Mountain View Los...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by paisley, on Jun 28, 2010 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1249 Views

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Senior stretches income to support her son

After Adeline's son was laid off two years ago and could not find work, he first borrowed money to pay for his Mountain View...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by ines, on Jun 27, 2010 at 6:07 pm | 8 comments | 1247 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs affordable housing for 51 families

A lucky group of 51 low-income families will have unusually affordable housing in an unusually high-quality development,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by No BMR, on Jun 27, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 11 comments | 1621 Views

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Caltrain may cut weekend service, raise fares

During its board of directors meeting last week, Caltrain administrators announced possible service and fare changes to be...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 27, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 11 comments | 2069 Views
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