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AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: My hometown hero, Jose Vargas

It's here. It's finally here, I thought to myself. Wall posts bombarded the Facebook profile with "thank yous" for his bravery...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 9, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 67 comments | 22894 Views

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Tonight: Council set for final vote on Mayfield project

The City Council may finally approve the large, 250-unit housing project at 100 Mayfield Avenue this evening, though concerns...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by gc, on Jul 9, 2011 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to mount cameras on front of trains

Video cameras mounted on the fronts of locomotives could be installed by Caltrain in August, pending a clarification of how...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on Jul 8, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 1929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pay $72 per year ?

Egads.. The Website is crammed full of ads.. The newpaper world makes good money on selling ads. With all due respect,...

Original post made by George on Jul. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1713 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Sales tax decrease

Now that California's sales tax will be dropping by 1 percent, are you planning on making any big purchases? Read...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by nick, on Jul 8, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1769 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Community briefs

<B>Refreshing new moniker Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7035 posted Friday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 8, 2011 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1981 Views

AROUND TOWN

City stands by cell tower regulations

Why is it that parents and neighbors who almost certainly use cell phones in every part of their everyday life go ballistic...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by ted rees, on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:43 pm | 3 comments | 2248 Views

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The storied career of Sally Lieber

It's arguable that Mountain View has never given rise to a more improbable political success story than that of Sally Lieber,...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jojhn Coyle, on Jul 7, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 15 comments | 3898 Views

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Man slaps woman in pool hall scuffle

A patron of California Billiards, a Mountain View pool hall, was arrested on July 4, after hitting an employee as she attempted...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by chas, on Jul 7, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 10 comments | 2150 Views

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Trail connections a focus for new POST leader

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jul 7, 2011 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 2574 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New law requires carbon monoxide detectors in homes

Cal Fire officials are reminding the public that starting today, July 1, state law requires carbon monoxide detectors to...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 7, 2011 at 2:23 am | 3 comments | 2042 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local company promises to change photography

Taking pictures will never be the same. At least according to Ren Ng, founder of the Mountain View-based Lytro -- a photo-tech...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by tooMuch, on Jul 6, 2011 at 10:36 pm | 2 comments | 2632 Views

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Dew you know the weather forecast?

Welcome to Mountain Dew, California. The folks at Weather.com have accidentally renamed our fine city after a soft drink. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Monk-E, on Jul 6, 2011 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 2422 Views

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Fireworks Show - for residents or not?

We tried to see the holiday fireworks over Shoreline but couldn't find parking so we missed the show. Google and other businesses...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Geez, on Jul 6, 2011 at 7:54 am | 3 comments | 1670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district must dip into savings

Local high schools will not suffer greatly next year, despite the fact that the Mountain View-Los Altos district plans to...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Sid, on Jul 5, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 2377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school teacher paid $225K in settlement

A former elementary school teacher who resigned in 2009 was paid $225,000 in a legal settlement with the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 4, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 16 comments | 3086 Views

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Things to do on the 4th of July

The Midpeninsula skies will be quieter this Fourth of July. Still, it takes more than a recession to keep down the fireworks...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by Bela, on Jul 4, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 6 comments | 8443 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Robber shoots man in leg

A local man was shot in the leg with a handgun and robbed of his pellet gun this afternoon, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by B, on Jul 4, 2011 at 9:41 am | 17 comments | 2248 Views

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Hospital workers protest proposed cuts

About 35 members of the Service Employers International Union-United Healthcare Workers gathered on Grant Road out in front...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by JPlatt, on Jul 2, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 14 comments | 2038 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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. 24, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 30 comments | 4266 Views
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