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City Attorney Michael Martello's retirement highlights issues with the pension system

The recent retirement of the city attorney, Michael Martello, highlights issues with the civil service pension system. According...

Original post made by dfb on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 4, 2010 at 8:33 pm | 28 comments | 14630 Views

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Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by Susan Hubbart, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:00 pm | 32 comments | 14519 Views

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MV bride succumbs to lung cancer

Jen Bulik-Lang, the Mountain View woman whose terminal cancer diagnosis inspired local vendors to throw her a dream wedding,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Did she smoke, on Oct 29, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 14505 Views

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Union janitors to return to City Hall, with less pay

The janitors who lost their jobs cleaning the city's buildings this year may be rehired by a surprisingly cheap union contractor...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Hmm, on Mar 3, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 20 comments | 14450 Views

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Prometheus: Lower density proposal won't work

Citing new real estate market realities, the developer of a housing project that would replace Minton's Lumber and Supply...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mike R, on Feb 4, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 15 comments | 14419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The superintendent and the principal

There are reasons why trustees and residents of the Mountain View Whisman School District should be concerned about the recently...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by LK, on Nov 29, 2009 at 3:41 pm | 18 comments | 14403 Views

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Council rejects two big projects

Two major redevelopment proposals were rejected at Tuesday's City Council meeting, and it wasn't because council members...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Carless Californian, on Feb 14, 2014 at 11:03 pm | 47 comments | 14382 Views

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The robo-car revolution hits Mountain View streets

A question kept ringing through my mind as I took my first ride Monday in one of Google's prototype self-driving cars --...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Not Quite yet, on Jul 9, 2015 at 8:23 am | 27 comments | 14367 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs two apartment complexes for El Camino Real

The City Council approved a pair of four-story apartment complexes on Tuesday that will add 362 homes to the city's booming...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Linda, on Nov 22, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 25 comments | 14332 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Donors throw dream wedding for MV woman with terminal cancer

Jen Bulik thought she had all the time in the world to plan her dream wedding. Then the 35-year-old Mountain View woman was...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by denise, on Jul 31, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 7 comments | 14241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student's prank deserves reprimand, not jail time

I am a Mountain View resident and parent of a Mountain View High School student who served with Chris Egerton as a drum major...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 1, 2013 at 9:41 pm | 5 comments | 14220 Views

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A passion for pickling

Anna Cameron arrives at an interview at Hidden Villa in Los Altos Hills anything but empty handed. Cameron, who is teaching...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by risa, on Sep 13, 2013 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 14183 Views

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El Camino buys land for new San Jose hospital

The El Camino Hospital Board voted unanimously Wednesday night to buy nearly 16 acres of land in South San Jose, with the...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by mps1998, on Jan 22, 2016 at 6:18 pm | 11 comments | 14144 Views

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Google unveils new HQ, aims to rethink office design

Google has unveiled plans for an office campus that will undoubtedly be called extraordinary. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2015/02/27/google-unveils-new-hq...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by New Engineering, on Mar 3, 2015 at 2:29 pm | 28 comments | 14085 Views

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Don't throw that away

If it ain't broke don't fix it. And if it is, well ... you should at least try to fix it. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2013/08/09/dont-throw-that-aw...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Eileen Coladonato, on Aug 17, 2013 at 6:58 am | 1 comment | 13993 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pumar trial: Witnesses of grisly accident testify on first day

Four witnesses of the June 2012 traffic collision that killed William Ware as he waited for a bus in Mountain View testified...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 12, 2013 at 5:38 pm | 12 comments | 13955 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos High survey reveals culture of stress

Students at Los Altos High School are some of the highest-achieving in the nation. And while most will go on to college,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by BackToSleep, on Jul 18, 2014 at 12:00 am | 45 comments | 13945 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County Supervisors considering moratorium on marijuana dispensaries

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors will consider passing an immediate and temporary moratorium on medical marijuana...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2014
Last comment by Andrew Boone, on Jun 25, 2014 at 7:17 pm | 17 comments | 13922 Views

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Bullis, LASD battle 'escalating'

The ongoing battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District appears to be escalating -- with officials...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Agree with Missing the Point, on May 18, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 31 comments | 13865 Views

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A transformed El Camino Real in the works

In a study session Tuesday, City Council members made some preliminary but very significant moves in planning the El Camino...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Feb 18, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 104 comments | 13765 Views
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