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ELECTIONS

Newcomers vie for seat on council

A week into the City Council election nomination period six potential candidates have pulled papers to enter the November...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 3, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 14 comments | 3967 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Competing newspaper racks found in SJ Mercury trash bin

At least 31 newspaper distribution racks were discovered behind the San Jose Mercury News headquarters Wednesday and many,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by sean, on Aug 3, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 9 comments | 3433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested for indecent exposure

Police arrested a Los Angeles man yesterday for allegedly exposing and pleasuring himself in front of a female member of...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Betsy Dwyer, on Aug 3, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 2465 Views

AROUND TOWN

No biz opposition to plastic bag ban plan

If businesses oppose the proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View, it's not been obvious or apparent. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by LovingMtnView, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 4818 Views

OTHER ISSUES

One household's eye-opening energy audit

A pair of detectives went to work in a Mountain View home this week, probing for the secrets behind its energy bill. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bob Daley, on Aug 2, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 3712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local band takes it 'Easy'

Just north of Highway 101, tucked into the back corner of a squat, unassuming strip of office space, Andrew Heine hunches...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jared Milos, on Aug 2, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 2955 Views

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Hospital district's future in balance

The future of the El Camino Hospital District is up for discussion this afternoon, at a meeting of the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sue, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2787 Views

AROUND TOWN

City finally traps a squirrel

After setting its sights on a small band of aggressive squirrels in Cuesta Park, the city has succeeded in trapping and euthanizing...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by worldhistoricalgenius, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 7 comments | 5303 Views

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Simitian endorses Jerry Hill for state Senate

California Sen. Joe Simitian has endorsed state Assemblyman Jerry Hill for the new 13th State Senate District seat, Hill's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Aug 2, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 2996 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Supervisors set to vote on sales tax measure

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this afternoon were set to vote on whether to place a measure on the November...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Aug 2, 2012 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 2873 Views

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Legal aid boost for immigrants

Immigration services have found a strong ally in the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. The foundation announced Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 2, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 4 comments | 3974 Views

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City hires new head of community services

J.P. de la Montaigne has been tapped to oversee the city's Community Services Department. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5889...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Jul 31, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 5 comments | 3041 Views

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Food feature: Little Bee Pops offers ice cream truck alternative

When Mountain View resident Liz Snyder said no to her 6-year-old daughter's request for a treat from the ice cream truck...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Jul 31, 2012 at 5:31 pm | 3 comments | 14144 Views

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PG&E pipeline work to impact Arastradero/Foothill traffic

A major 3-month-long PG&E pipeline-replacement project in Palo Alto is expected to impact traffic and will start in August,...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Storm Ryder, on Jul 31, 2012 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher enters school board race

Christopher Chiang, a teacher with an passion for progressive educational methods, is the sixth person to confirm plans to...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 31, 2012 at 7:35 am | 7 comments | 3453 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Electronics stolen during apartment burglary

Several laptops and camera equipment were among items stolen in the July 27 daytime burglary of an apartment in 500 block...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Don't do the crime if you cant do the time. but you shouldn't do it anyway, on Jul 30, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 2896 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman near decision on boundary change

The superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District is confident that the community approves of his district's...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by children aren't test scores, on Jul 30, 2012 at 9:43 am | 14 comments | 3755 Views

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Tennis legend Alex Swetka dies at 94

Local tennis legend Alex Swetka, who owned Swetka's Tennis Shop in Mountain View with his wife, died July 17, a few months...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by @@Addition, on Jul 29, 2012 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 6641 Views

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Fighting the law with free foie gras

Animal rights activists are up in arms over a local chef's decision to continue serving foie gras despite a new state law...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Bob Huenemann, on Jul 28, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 36 comments | 10554 Views

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Businesses: developer using fence to force land sale

The owners of several small businesses say a cyclone fence went up behind their properties the evening of May 10 with no...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 28, 2012 at 1:20 am | 27 comments | 6206 Views
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