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AROUND TOWN

Rail authority slammed for lax contract oversight

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles violated state law when it...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Jan 26, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 5 comments | 2741 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital board member stepping down

Uwe Kladde, who has served on El Camino Hospital's board of directors since 2008, has announced he will be stepping down...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Blane, on Jan 26, 2012 at 11:18 am | 4 comments | 6143 Views

ELECTIONS

Cupertino Councilman Barry Chang to run for county supervisor

Barry Chang, a Cupertino city councilman who has vigorously fought pollution by the Lehigh Southwest Cement Company, is challenging...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by disappointed, on Jan 26, 2012 at 8:09 am | 5 comments | 5060 Views

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Underwear thief arrested

A Mountain View man was arrested in the early hours of Jan. 24 after allegedly breaking into a garage for the second time...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jan 26, 2012 at 7:52 am | 3 comments | 2638 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Meeting on Caltrain's fare increases

A public meeting on proposed increases to Caltrain ticket prices is set for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Andrew, on Jan 25, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 5 comments | 3059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo finds few surprises in 'exceptional' State of the Union

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, said President Obama threw down a "challenge to the Congress" in his State of the Union...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Jan 25, 2012 at 6:36 pm | 12 comments | 2781 Views

SPORTS

Crosstown Rival Basketball Transfer Examined

Last year, just about this time, Jabari Bird’s family and his head coach were scrambling to get the 6-5 Benicia High School...

Original post made by EBAL Fan on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by EBAL Fan, on Jan 25, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 4550 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supreme court will not hear LASD, Bullis case

The California Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the Los Altos School District on Jan. 18, effectively ending...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by mom of three, on Jan 25, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 22 comments | 3454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Bike Party Facebook History Tour

Peninsula Bike Party is a monthly night-time urban social bike ride that meets every 4th Friday of the month. It's free and...

Original post made by Andrew Boone on Jan. 25, 2012
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AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town: How do you feel about SOPA?

What are your feelings on the Stop Online Piracy Act? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5198...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, on Jan 24, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 2519 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: No gunman found after 2.5-hour search

After an "exhaustive search" police have stopped looking for a man with a rifle reportedly seen near the intersection of...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by gloria, on Jan 24, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 11 comments | 2838 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Bond: $200 M with no Citizens Facility Committee?

The MVWSD is tearing ahead with plans for a $200 Million school expansion and improvement bond - led by Trustee Fiona...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 24, 2012 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 2703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Services director Dave Muela retires

Retiring Community Services director Dave Muela was teary-eyed when he received a proclamation for his 20 years of service...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by @Dave M, on Jan 23, 2012 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 3001 Views

AROUND TOWN

No fear of drought, for now

Though rain has been scarce over the past few months, Mountain View residents have little reason to fear drought at this...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Trish, on Jan 21, 2012 at 6:36 am | 4 comments | 2357 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council approves Annex flood basin

A controversial flood basin was approved for the Cuesta Annex Tuesday night, despite strong opposition from park users. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Jan 20, 2012 at 8:56 pm | 22 comments | 3635 Views

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El Camino bus lanes nixed by council, again

The City Council spent two and half hours discussing a plan for dedicated bus rapid transit lanes on El Camino Real on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jan 20, 2012 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 2027 Views

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Council member wowed by ride in Google's fighter jet

City Council members in Google's hometown may be paid only $500 a month by the city, but Mountain View council member John...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bruno, on Jan 20, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 30 comments | 4195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekend, Jan. 21 & 22

[http://rba.org/ ==B Music:== The Special Consensus] The Chicago-area bluegrass band The Special Consensus will play a concert...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 20, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 2160 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hundreds celebrate aboard 'Freedom Train'

After singing a rendition of "We Shall Overcome" at Caltrain's San Mateo station, hundreds of Bay Area residents of all ages...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by jupijerk, on Jan 20, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments | 3088 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police chase ends in Mountain View

A 23-year-old East Palo Alto man faces an assault-with-a-deadly-weapon charge after allegedly ramming a Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Francis, on Jan 20, 2012 at 5:16 am | 1 comment | 2672 Views
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