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Local economy on road to recovery

Could the worst be over? The head of the city's Chamber of Commerce agrees with a recent report saying that Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Know-It-All, on Apr 13, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 11 comments | 3066 Views

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Owner of condemned mobile home vows to fight

Residents and management at a Mountain View mobile home park expressed relief, resignation, anger and frustration -- in some...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 12, 2011 at 11:18 pm | 6 comments | 7383 Views

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El Camino hires executive search firm

El Camino Hospital's executive search committee has chosen the international executive search firm Russell Reynolds Associates...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by A-Positive!, on Apr 12, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 2 comments | 2756 Views

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Baby Bullet trains on Caltrain chopping block

Caltrain's Baby Bullet trains, which have been credited with boosting Caltrain's ridership since 2005, would be eliminated...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 11, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 9 comments | 4568 Views

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Police Log

AUTO BURGLARY Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6827 posted Friday, April 8, 2011, 12:00...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Nick V, on Apr 11, 2011 at 3:07 pm | 8 comments | 3274 Views

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President Barack Obama coming to Facebook in Palo Alto on April 20

President Barack Obama will visit Facebook headquarters in Palo Alto April 20, where he will host a "town hall" meeting that...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by rollsEyes, on Apr 10, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 12 comments | 3147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google gives $1 million to local schools

This morning Google announced it is giving $1 million to local elementary and middle schools with a grant aimed at helping...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 10, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 33 comments | 5304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duggan was one of a kind

Some city managers work hard for good ratings so they can build a resume for the next job in a larger city, with a bigger...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by sid, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:37 am | 1 comment | 2275 Views

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City could fund group home for seniors

A company seeking to buy and renovate a home in Mountain View for five low-income senior citizens may receive up to $1.21...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by sid, on Apr 10, 2011 at 5:31 am | 2 comments | 2307 Views

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Cops crack down on texting, talking drivers

The Mountain View Police Department, along with the other law enforcement officers in Santa Clara County, are cracking down...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Adeel, on Apr 9, 2011 at 6:13 pm | 24 comments | 3386 Views

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Google's construction plans a sign of commitment

With the penning of a new 53-year land lease, Google is planning to construct a building in Mountain View for the first time...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Salinger, on Apr 9, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 2978 Views

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Nobel winner dies of apparent heart attack

Dr. Baruch "Barry" Blumberg, a Nobel Prize winner, died of an apparent heart attack at NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Voice_Vigilante, on Apr 9, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 2286 Views

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Owner of condemned mobile home vows to fight

"It's just been a damn mess," said Bob Burnham, an eight-year resident of Sahara Mobile Village whose home is uninhabitable...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Greed is Good, on Apr 9, 2011 at 7:52 am | 7 comments | 2436 Views

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Storybook princess

Simona Poptelecan Konegen reads a story at Castro Elementary School's "Dia del Libro Festival" on Sunday, April 3. Konegen,...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Apr 8, 2011 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 2308 Views

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A fond farewell

Kevin Duggan, Mountain View's city manager for 20 years, is congratulated by colleagues and friends at his farewell party...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Send in the comments, on Apr 8, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 2611 Views

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Caltrain board postpones action on service cuts

Caltrain's board of directors Thursday postponed voting on a set of proposed service cuts and fare hikes intended to...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Alfred, on Apr 8, 2011 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 2398 Views

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Caltrain unveils less-drastic-than-projected cuts

Caltrain has released a tentative financial plan that would preserve much of the commuter rail's train service while cutting...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Apr 7, 2011 at 9:23 pm | 17 comments | 2937 Views

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Police use stun gun on man

Local police used an electronic "stun gun" to subdue a local man who refused to cooperate with an officer early Saturday...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Rogers, on Apr 7, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 14 comments | 2408 Views

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City seeks public input on its website, technology

The city of Mountain View is holding an informal forum on Monday, April 4, for the public to weigh in on how the city can...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by Just Think About It, on Apr 7, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 3 comments | 1921 Views

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Antique house goes green

Nearly 100 years after it was built, a Mountain View house that was once home to a local dignitary has been transformed into...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2011
Last comment by me pc, on Apr 5, 2011 at 6:18 pm | 4 comments | 2885 Views
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