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Palo Alto sued over plastic bag ban

Palo Alto's crusade against plastic bags faced its first legal challenge Tuesday, when a coalition of groups filed a lawsuit...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 24, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 8 comments | 1888 Views

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Housing report: City is 'jobs rich'

Every seven years, Mountain View residents have a chance to significantly change the direction of the city's housing policies,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by GDM, on Apr 24, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 5 comments | 1819 Views

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Local leaders: Race relations must improve

A week after police arrested three Mountain View High School students for alleged hate crimes, community leaders said the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by old friend, on Apr 24, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 18 comments | 2433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: Trustees discuss school facilities

An architect will come to the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees meeting tonight to talk about the...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by dcree, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 1766 Views

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Plan for Grant Road project pits MV vs. LA

The controversy over developing the former Grant Road farm is long subsided. But now, Los Altos leaders are raising concerns...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Martha, on Apr 24, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 22 comments | 2305 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>Looks like council was asleep at the budget wheel Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5060...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by oldschgrl, on Apr 24, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 1664 Views

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Balancing the budget will take sacrifices

We're not sure if other managers and rank-and-file city employees will voluntarily join Kevin Duggan in giving up his cost-of-living...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by oldschgrl, on Apr 24, 2009 at 10:09 am | 4 comments | 1572 Views

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TONIGHT: Important discussion on housing

The housing element of the city's General Plan -- "the primary policy document for the development, rehabilitation and preservation...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Peter Henderson, on Apr 24, 2009 at 9:42 am | 9 comments | 1693 Views

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Curb enthusiasm

The City Council unanimously made an exception to the rules Tuesday, allowing the Rex Manor neighborhood to keep its much-loved...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by RMT of Rex Manor, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 1674 Views

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MV police help Sunnyvale make two arrests

Mountain View and Sunnyvale police took two armed suspects into custody last week after the men allegedly robbed two Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 8 comments | 1853 Views

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City employees may be asked to take pay cut

Mountain View officials are in talks with the city's labor groups about ways to ease the impact of a projected $6 million...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by outatowner, on Apr 22, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 47 comments | 2746 Views

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Shots Fired Last Night in OMV

Around 1:00 AM last night I heard 3 gunshots very clearly. They sounded like they came from the direction of Dana and Calderon....

Original post made by Bruno on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Casey Weiss, on Apr 22, 2009 at 3:59 pm | 1 comment | 1858 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS robotics team wins championship

The Mountain View High School robotics team can call itself one of the best in the world after winning a prestigious competition...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Alex Matulich, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 2090 Views

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Local police honor fallen Oakland officers

Mountain View police are wearing black bands across their badges this week to honor their fallen colleagues in Oakland after...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by clear as day, on Apr 22, 2009 at 9:39 am | 19 comments | 1749 Views

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Curbing seasonal allergies

Sneezing, a stuffy or runny nose and itchy eyes are the uncomfortable signs that allergy season is underway. Hay fever, also...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 20, 2009 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 1685 Views

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Police capture new suspect in double murder

Mountain View police made the surprise announcement Wednesday that they have arrested a new suspect in connection with the...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by Z, on Apr 20, 2009 at 8:39 pm | 5 comments | 2269 Views

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Home sales way down, but prices remain high

The median price of a single-family home in Mountain View remained just over $1 million in the first quarter of 2009, despite...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Apr 20, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 6 comments | 1712 Views

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National legal group targets Worker Center

Escuela Avenue residents have called in a legal group from Washington, D.C. to "protect" their neighborhood from a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Garrett, on Apr 20, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments | 1656 Views

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Council moves ahead with major projects

Budget problems notwithstanding, the City Council supported moving forward with many of its infrastructure plans during a...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Dude, on Apr 19, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 6 comments | 1794 Views

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The Naysayer?

From Mercury News' "The Phantom": NAYSAYER: Since joining the Mountain View City Council in January, Council Member John...

Original post made by GSB on Apr. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Apr 18, 2009 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 2379 Views
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