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Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by William, on Feb 24, 2012 at 10:54 am | 28 comments | 5162 Views

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Caltrain ponders tax increase to fund operations

A year after barely avoiding draconian service cuts, Caltrain officials have several reasons to feel optimistic even as they...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on Feb 1, 2012 at 4:12 pm | 12 comments | 4193 Views

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Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7496...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by David, on Feb 6, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 4 comments | 3585 Views

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Hospital could lose district funds

Before the little-known Local Agency Formation Commission dissolves the El Camino Hospital District, we hope hospital officials...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Wayne, on Jan 28, 2012 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 2993 Views

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A whole life in whole grain

Mountain View resident Monica Spiller has made it her life's mission to promote whole grains, a passion that has led her...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Alyssa, on Jan 30, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 4889 Views

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Eshoo sees progress on Hangar One deal

Google's $32 million offer to restore Hangar One's siding still hasn't been accepted, but there has been progress, said Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by John Meyer, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 2562 Views

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VIDEO: Assemblyman Jerry Hill discusses pipeline safety

California Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, spoke about pipeline safety and the Sept. 9, 2010, explosion in San Bruno...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Stephan, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 3103 Views

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Foothill football coach Boyett dies

Doug Boyett was a football man and a family man. That was evident when he traveled to Pasadena earlier this month to watch...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Srmartinson, on Feb 3, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 3393 Views

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Playing to learn

Behavior referrals are down and kids are more focused in class, thanks to a new program that brings greater structure to...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by admins, on Feb 11, 2017 at 10:37 pm | 6 comments | 8709 Views

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CSA offers free home repairs for low-income households

Free home repairs are available to low income Mountain View residents under a new city funded program from the Community...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by tommygee54, on Feb 8, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 11 comments | 3364 Views

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Union moves forward on initiative to cap executive pay at hospital

Members of El Camino Hospital's workers' union are moving forward on their plan to seek a legislative cap on executive pay. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Feb 16, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 17 comments | 4035 Views

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Four-track design back on the table for high-speed rail

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 7 comments | 3744 Views

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FBI file: Steve Jobs a 'driven, reality distorter'

A newly released FBI file on Steve Jobs paints a portrait of a driven, complex individual with a "tendency to distort reality"...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 10, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 3060 Views

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DA: Domestic violence led to 16 deaths in 2011

Sixteen people died as a result of domestic violence in Santa Clara County last year -- the highest number of deaths in nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Feb 15, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 3285 Views

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White House may decide Hangar's fate

"The highest levels" of the federal government are now deciding whether to accept an offer from Google's founders to restore...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Mitch, on Feb 19, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 9 comments | 3162 Views

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The end of the drive-thru on El Camino?

Citing human health, climate change and neighbor concerns, the City council took aim at the uniquely American creation known...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by good neighbor, on Feb 22, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 22 comments | 9611 Views

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Four-track design back in high-speed rail plan

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Lori, on Feb 21, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 2661 Views

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The end of the drive-thru on El Camino?

Citing human health, climate change and neighbor concerns, the City Council took aim at the uniquely American creation known...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ian, on Mar 4, 2012 at 7:12 am | 70 comments | 27153 Views

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Small businesses want to be part of North Bayshore plan

Small businesses near Google headquarters are excited by proposals to create a vibrant and walkable village in North Bayshore,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by J, on Sep 8, 2012 at 11:26 pm | 6 comments | 4226 Views

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Police ID man who died in car crash

Family and friends of Brian Drocco say that the Mountain View resident is the man who died in a fiery car crash in the early...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by E, on Feb 29, 2012 at 11:39 pm | 13 comments | 6256 Views
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