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Council to discuss $1 million in fee hikes

To help fix a projected $4 million budget deficit this year, the City Council on Tuesday plans to consider asking those who...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Apr 8, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 38 comments | 2182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: MVLA to consider budget cuts

Trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District will convene at a special meeting this evening to discuss possible...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Apr 6, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 1420 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

OTHER ISSUES

Water use flowing downward, city finds

The economic recession appears to have been good for water conservation, with total water use in 2009 reported to be the...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by William Symons, on Apr 6, 2010 at 9:12 am | 1 comment | 1368 Views

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No pie in the sky for Moffett Field company

The latest thing set to float above Moffett Field isn't a Zeppelin or helicopter prototype, it's a spinning helium balloon...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Flyer, on Apr 6, 2010 at 7:44 am | 9 comments | 1634 Views

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iGot! Apple devotees get their reward

The mood at Apple's University Avenue store in Palo Alto was celebratory at 9 a.m. Saturday as Apple customers rushed into...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2010
Last comment by Me, on Apr 5, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 3 comments | 1265 Views

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Mtn. View man killed in single-vehicle crash

Mountain View resident Kyle Simpson, 21, has been identified as the victim of a fatal rollover crash on Interstate Highway...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by God's friend, on Apr 4, 2010 at 5:46 pm | 22 comments | 2947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Time to make adjustments to Proposition 13

Research by a Menlo Park woman with a school-aged child, described in a story in last week's <I>Voice</I></B>, shows in great...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by Bigger Picture, on Apr 4, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 7 comments | 1641 Views

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The treasures of Mi Pueblo

You don't have to speak Spanish to shop at Mi Pueblo Food Centers. Nor do you need to be in the market for avocados, warm...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Apr 4, 2010 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 1548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The sorry state of education

It was disheartening to read last week's <I>Voice</I></B> story about how four busloads of Foothill College students journeyed...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Apr 4, 2010 at 7:43 am | 2 comments | 1467 Views

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Homeless man knocked out, robbed

Mountain View Police say they have a man in custody who allegedly punched out an elderly homeless man before taking his wallet...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 2, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 7 comments | 1224 Views

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Early parole program worries Mtn View police

Under legislation passed last year, 6,500 California prison and jail inmates are scheduled to be released over the next year...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Apr 2, 2010 at 5:09 pm | 7 comments | 1548 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

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Police: H&R Block manager caught shoplifting

A manager of a tax accounting service located inside Mountain View's Sears store was allegedly caught shoplifting from the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Mr. X, on Apr 1, 2010 at 10:13 am | 8 comments | 1465 Views

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Menlo Park to hire high-speed-rail lobbyist

The city of Menlo Park has hired a lobbyist to make the city's case to Sacramento when it comes to the California high speed...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Rodger, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:50 pm | 2 comments | 1183 Views

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Army vet Binkley gets probation for 2nd robbery

Sargent Binkley, the former Army Ranger who pleaded guilty to using a gun to rob a Mountain View Walgreens for pain pills...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by 93 Los Altos Grad, on Mar 31, 2010 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 1192 Views

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GONE GREEN

Google employee Courtney Nelson rides her bike to work Monday along Amphitheatre Parkway, passing Vista Slope in Mountain...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 31, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 12 comments | 1462 Views

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Anyone Else Missing Mail This Month?

I failed to recieve my water/garbage bill from the city, as well as DMV renewal stickers. I had the same outgoing mail sitting...

Original post made by Bruno on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by post office sucks, on Mar 31, 2010 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 1315 Views

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City discusses low-water ordinance

To save increasingly precious water, the city of Mountain View is proposing an ordinance that limits the use of grass and...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Mar 31, 2010 at 12:23 pm | 6 comments | 1748 Views

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Mozarts sue Palo Alto over BMR housing

Following in his father's footsteps, Forrest Mozart filed a lawsuit against Palo Alto this month, claiming that the city's...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by DCS, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:58 am | 3 comments | 2180 Views
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