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OTHER ISSUES

Inks criticizes pay deal with new city manager

At Tuesday's City Council meeting, council member John Inks criticized the $240,000 salary the council approved for new city...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 30, 2011 at 9:47 am | 13 comments | 2993 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City passes budget, but waits on union deal

The 2011-12 city budget was passed unanimously with little fanfare Tuesday night, although consequential job cuts may be...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 30, 2011 at 9:41 am | 12 comments | 2023 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV's Pulitzer Prize winner outs his illegal status

Jose Vargas, former Mountain View High school student and top American journalist, has outed himself as an undocumented immigrant...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Seer, on Jun 29, 2011 at 10:32 pm | 43 comments | 4149 Views

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Safeway employees injured in scuffle

A Safeway employee was punched and knocked out while trying to detain teenagers suspected of shoplifting baby formula from...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Sal, on Jun 29, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 20 comments | 2318 Views

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Cubberley still an option for Foothill expansion

Faced with conflicting arguments and clashing priorities, Palo Alto officials defied dozens of citizens Monday night and...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Jun 29, 2011 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 2084 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Five-story offices could replace housing planned for Evelyn Avenue

As the demand for office space fills up nearly every available location in downtown Mountain View, residential developer...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Jun 28, 2011 at 11:31 pm | 17 comments | 2687 Views

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Bleeding man kicks, spits at officers

A San Jose man was arrested in Mountain View early Sunday morning with more than 10 grams of cocaine in his pocket, police...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 28, 2011 at 11:01 pm | 7 comments | 1802 Views

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Caltrain gets $16 million grant for signal upgrades

Caltrain's effort to upgrade its train service surged ahead Thursday when the Federal Railroad Administration awarded the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 3 comments | 1922 Views

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Mayfield's 260 homes nearly a done deal

While details about trees and architecture have yet to be worked out, the City Council approved a master plan for a 260-unit...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 28, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 11 comments | 1907 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Improving public transit

This week, in Voices Around Town, we asked people on Castro Street how they thought Mountain View's public transit could...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2011
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jun 27, 2011 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1676 Views

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Voice launches community membership campaign

The <I>Voice</I></B> has launched a campaign to secure a healthy future by asking readers to begin paying for a portion of...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by andrew, on Jun 27, 2011 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 1848 Views

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MV residents hit with $80 county library fee

Palo Alto and Mountain View residents who make use of the county's vast library collection available in Los Altos libraries...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Too late....and off your books, on Jun 26, 2011 at 9:42 am | 26 comments | 3524 Views

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Council lukewarm to major bus upgrade on El Camino Real

City Council members were hesitant to embrace a VTA proposal Tuesday that would bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2011
Last comment by reader, on Jun 25, 2011 at 10:36 pm | 1 comment | 2433 Views

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Craig Goldman's first year

Nearly a year after taking the helm of the Mountain View Whisman School District, Craig Goldman feels he has done a good...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jun 25, 2011 at 5:53 pm | 9 comments | 2771 Views

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Armed robbery at 7-Eleven

Two armed men held up the 7-Eleven on Rengstorff Avenue on Monday, June 20, making off with the contents of the store's cash...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by PH, on Jun 25, 2011 at 10:42 am | 5 comments | 1748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New special ed PTA helps parents, teachers

In an effort to generate support and awareness for the special needs population in local elementary and middle schools Christine...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Sam, on Jun 25, 2011 at 9:20 am | 4 comments | 2928 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Craig Goldman's first year

Nearly a year after taking the helm of the Mountain View Whisman School District, Craig Goldman feels he has done a good...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 24, 2011 at 7:05 am | 2 comments | 2990 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town

Should PG&E put a hold on SmartMeters until more is known about the health impacts of the electromagnetic frequencies they...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by deanna, on Jun 24, 2011 at 12:12 am | 5 comments | 2345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Googlers get down and dirty at Stevenson

About 400 Googlers gathered at Stevenson Elementary School on June 16 to help clean classrooms and paint walls as part of...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Mama, on Jun 23, 2011 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 2862 Views

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Mayfield's 260 homes nearly a done deal

While details about trees and architecture have yet to be worked out, the City Council approved a master plan for a 260-unit...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 23, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 2 comments | 1955 Views
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