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City passes budget, but waits on union deal

The 2011-12 city budget was passed unanimously with little fanfare Tuesday night, although consequential job cuts may be...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 30, 2011 at 9:41 am | 12 comments | 2864 Views

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New districts would shift power on Peninsula

A state-senate redistricting proposal, released by the nonpartisan California Citizens Redistricting Commission, would move...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Jun 22, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 2845 Views

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Today is first Spare the Air day of summer

The first Spare the Air day of the season has been called for today (Tuesday, June 21) throughout the Bay Area, an air district...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by jupiterk, on Jun 21, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 2485 Views

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NASA Ames pays tribute to Barry Blumberg, tamer of Hep B

On Tuesday NASA Ames Research center will pay tribute to the man who identified the Hepatitus B virus and developed the vaccine...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by , on Jun 23, 2011 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 3177 Views

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Council lukewarm to major bus upgrade on El Camino Real

City Council members were hesitant to embrace a VTA proposal Tuesday that would bring dedicated bus lanes to El Camino Real...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 30 comments | 5223 Views

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Robber shoots man in leg

A local man was shot in the leg with a handgun and robbed of his pellet gun this afternoon, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by B, on Jul 4, 2011 at 9:41 am | 17 comments | 2821 Views

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Builders flood city with proposals, two denied

Local real estate development appears to be back in full swing, as a parade of developers came before the City Council Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 5 comments | 3162 Views

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City becoming a Google (company) town

Could Mountain View become a victim of its own success? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6978...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Tony, on Jun 30, 2011 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 2658 Views

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MV's Pulitzer Prize winner outs his immigration status

Jose Antonio Vargas, former Mountain View High School student and Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, has outed himself...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Julio Garcia, on Jun 30, 2011 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 2689 Views

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Recology gets dibs on garbage contract

Against the advice of city staff, the City Council has decided to try to extend its contract with the city's longtime garbage...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Less Waste, on Aug 10, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2651 Views

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New law requires carbon monoxide detectors in homes

Cal Fire officials are reminding the public that starting today, July 1, state law requires carbon monoxide detectors to...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 7, 2011 at 2:23 am | 3 comments | 2712 Views

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City union negotiations come down to the wire

Agreements have been reached with the city's union leaders that will prevent layoffs over the next year, if the City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2011
Last comment by dont believePoliticalInsider , on Jul 13, 2011 at 4:30 pm | 11 comments | 3225 Views

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Adult book store robbed at gunpoint

Two men carrying guns held up the adult video and book store on West El Camino Real shortly before 11:20 p.m. on July 2,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Sandy, on Jul 12, 2011 at 4:36 pm | 13 comments | 5241 Views

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Local company promises to change photography

Taking pictures will never be the same. At least according to Ren Ng, founder of the Mountain View-based Lytro -- a photo-tech...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by tooMuch, on Jul 6, 2011 at 10:36 pm | 2 comments | 3206 Views

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Community briefs

<B>Refreshing new moniker Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7035 posted Friday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Jul 8, 2011 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 2467 Views

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Google: Bridges will be open to the public

Wanting to set the record straight after strong comments were made in Tuesday's council meeting, Google made it clear Friday...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by James, on Jul 19, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 27 comments | 4150 Views

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Community colleges brace for cuts, again

Due to deep state cuts to public higher education, local community colleges will have to cut back on courses, turn away students...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by betty, on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 6 comments | 3162 Views

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Hangar One could be boon for city

The long saga of Hangar One has taken another twist, one that might ultimately place it under the purview of the city of...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jul 13, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 2370 Views

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Bay trees being removed to save oak trees

A crew started removing roughly 250 bay trees in several open space lands in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Monday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Tree Nut, on Jul 13, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 2450 Views

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House committee kills Hangar One funding

Hopes for federal money to save Moffett Field's historic Hangar One were dashed on Tuesday when it was announced that the...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bobby, on Jul 20, 2011 at 10:24 pm | 14 comments | 3404 Views
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