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City taps Utah chief to head Fire Department

Bradley Wardle, a veteran firefighter from Utah, will head the Mountain View Fire Department beginning on April 30, city...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy, on May 4, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1702 Views

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El Camino Hospital opens 'cyberknife' cancer center

A new tumor-treatment facility at El Camino Hospital could help address the hospital's recent budget woes by attracting more...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by @ECH taxpayer, on May 4, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 1340 Views

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Man killed at Caltrain station in Mountain View

An unidentified "adult male" apparently stepped off the San Antonio Station passenger platform into the path of a speeding...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by RK, on May 4, 2010 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 1421 Views

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Citywide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 1

Don't forget the citywide Garage Sale at participating homes this Saturday, May 1, from 8am to 2pm! Maps to homes are soon...

Original post made by mvresident4567 on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sparto, on May 3, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 1098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toys banned for 'unhealthy' fast-food meals

Tuesday was a sad day for the Happy Meal. The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted to ban toys and other prizes...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by mvresident, on May 3, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 25 comments | 3145 Views

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Robbers' armed heist a bust

Two men unsuccessfully tried to rob a Mountain View grocery store late Thursday night before fleeing the scene less than...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on May 3, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1356 Views

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Posh Bagel owners arrested for alleged insurance fraud

The owner and founder of several Bay Area bakeries has been arrested on suspicion of failing to report employee injuries...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by George Olson, on May 3, 2010 at 9:23 am | 1 comment | 1129 Views

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Gay youth protest Prop 8 ruling

Hours after the California Supreme Court upheld Proposition 8, the statewide ban on same-sex marriage, a dozen local gay...

Original post made on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by Larry Edward, on May 3, 2010 at 3:15 am | 10 comments | 1925 Views

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Pot club owner initiates court battle with city

In hopes of taking the issue all the way to the state Supreme Court, the operator of a newly opened medical marijuana dispensary...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on May 3, 2010 at 12:48 am | 7 comments | 1127 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saint Francis teen helps school in India

Bangalore is known as the Silicon Valley of India, but in the shadow of its huge IT companies are schools without electricity,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Karina, on Apr 30, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1562 Views

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The long goodbye

<B>I'M HEADED</I></B> to the hospital &#8212; and everything's fine. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5991...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Apr 30, 2010 at 7:40 am | 1 comment | 1243 Views

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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 | 1478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Madrigal choir is finally back home -- with $50,000 to raise

After the shut-down of European airspace stranded them in Paris for an extra week, the Mountain View High School Madrigal...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by David Weatherford, on Apr 29, 2010 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1484 Views

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Laid-off workers turn to nursing

At the medical and nursing assistant classes run by the Mountain View-Los Altos Adult School, the impact of the recession...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Mary K, on Apr 28, 2010 at 6:41 pm | 4 comments | 1724 Views

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Teen girl attacked, injured at Whisman Park

A 14-year-old girl suffered a concussion after she was struck by another teenager at Whisman Park on April 23, Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by to haha, on Apr 28, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 1202 Views

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Warren Buffet responds to Peninsula mom

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Seldon, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 11 comments | 1884 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 | 1457 Views

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El Camino district board picks new member

The El Camino Hospital District Board of Directors held a special meeting last Tuesday night and selected Patricia Einarson...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by District resident, on Apr 27, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1349 Views

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Someone help those poor Madrigals!

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Mountain View High School Madrigals have spent the past week trapped in Paris. But they're...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Kathryn Carpenter, on Apr 27, 2010 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1188 Views

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Speier introduces $1 billion Bay restoration bill

A bill to spend $1 billion over 10 years to restore and clean up San Francisco Bay has been introduced in Congress by U.S....

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 2 comments | 1405 Views
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