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Chance for a good profit at Evandale

Experts say converting a run-down 64-unit apartment complex to 144 condominium units is a huge undertaking — and potentially...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2008
Last comment by Dan M., on Apr 21, 2008 at 11:29 am | 2 comments | 5610 Views

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Dibs on Moffett

In 1931, Mountain View and Sunnyvale gave 1,000 acres of what is now Moffett Field to the Navy for $1. Today, at least one...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Apr 11, 2008 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 5169 Views

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How to help the hungry

During the holidays, many people contribute to food drives at offices, schools and places of worship. These commendable efforts...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by Roy G. Hayter, on Mar 19, 2008 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 5022 Views

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Muscles of iron, heart of gold

In January of 2005, Mountain View resident Christina Davis had the same New Year's resolutions many of us have — lose...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2008
Last comment by Cat, on Mar 17, 2008 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 5687 Views

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Mt. View resident, wanted for bank robbing spree, turns himself in

Police last Friday reportedly evacuated and cordoned off the 2000 block of Plymouth Street in an attempt to catch an alleged...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Sandy, on Mar 13, 2008 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 7199 Views

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Alleged hate crime in Pioneer Park

Two young white men were arrested last weekend after beating an African American man downtown in Pioneer Park while shouting...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by anonamous, on Mar 11, 2008 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 4837 Views

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Car sparks three-alarm Montecito blaze

A three-alarm fire that started in a parked car and burned a Mountain View apartment complex this morning was controlled...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by 4l4n, on Mar 11, 2008 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 5058 Views

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Second arrest in Jeff Johnson murder case

Police apprehended Jose Alfredo Romero, 19, on Wednesday evening as he walked out of the Jack in the Box on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by WOW, on Mar 9, 2008 at 11:12 pm | 62 comments | 9526 Views

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Judge backs Americana residents' asbestos claim

Ab and Mina Hashemi, former tenants of the Americana apartment complex who were exposed to asbestos fibers during a botched...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by A concerned resident, on Mar 7, 2008 at 7:20 am | 1 comment | 6273 Views

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Slot car magic

In the spirit of full disclosure, this reporter was once a regular at Mountain View's now-defunct Slot Car City. For some...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2008
Last comment by Fubar, on Mar 2, 2008 at 6:45 am | 4 comments | 5451 Views

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The fight over new recruits

Should Army recruiters be left alone by antiwar protesters, who fervently believe the effort to sign up young men and women...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 29, 2008 at 1:31 am | 3 comments | 5198 Views

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What do you think Google should do re: Yahoo?

Mountain View company, Google, has posted a blog that objects to Microsoft's bid for Yahoo!. See http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/02/yahoo-and-future-of-internet.html Do...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by Lives downtown, on Feb 28, 2008 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 5913 Views

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Friends, family mourn Jeffrey Johnson

More than 100 grieving friends and family members gathered at St. Simon Church last Friday to attend the funeral service...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by Kri$tin, on Feb 28, 2008 at 12:41 am | 1 comment | 7254 Views

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A soldier's romance

Everything changed for Jason Poole, a U.S. Marine on his third tour of duty in Iraq, when a bomb blew up in his face in 2004....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by Zoe, on Feb 24, 2008 at 7:45 pm | 29 comments | 5968 Views

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Setting the record straight on Jacob DeWitt

I want to thank the numerous people who have contacted me during this very difficult time. Thank you for your sincere support...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Ray, on Feb 24, 2008 at 4:43 pm | 31 comments | 6902 Views

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Menorah vandalized -- again

For the second year in a row, the eight-foot menorah placed in front of City Hall for the holidays has been vandalized. This...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2007
Last comment by Leland L. Medearis, on Feb 22, 2008 at 10:03 pm | 3 comments | 7511 Views

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Los Altos High School Class of 2007

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=3030 posted Friday, June 15, 2007, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 10678 Views

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Prop 93's demise pits Lieber against Kniss

Due to the failure of state Proposition 93, Mountain View's Sally Lieber says she will be stepping down from her state Assembly...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 6, 2008 at 5:38 pm | 2 comments | 5762 Views

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School districts see budget storm coming

Local school officials say they are hoping for the best and planning for the worst as they assess what could happen if the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 5, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 5648 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>Desperate and diner-less Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=3616 posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2008
Last comment by Jeanette Sollén, on Jan 29, 2008 at 5:11 am | 1 comment | 5234 Views
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