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Measure G passes

The Mountain View Whisman School District's $198 million school bond, Measure G, has passed by a healthy margin -- garnering...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Jun 9, 2012 at 10:55 pm | 30 comments | 5889 Views

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City budget deficit shrinks to $750,000

Unexpected savings in health care costs helped reduce the city's budget deficit from a projected $1.1 million down to $750,000....

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Jun 9, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 14 comments | 3068 Views

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Prometheus proposes nearly 1,000 new apartments

After a decade almost exclusively developing ownership housing, the city is being flooded with proposals to develop nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 16, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 4579 Views

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Fire damages psychic parlor in Los Altos

Santa Clara County firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire that damaged a psychic parlor in Los Altos Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Rotts, on Jun 14, 2012 at 1:22 am | 6 comments | 2787 Views

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Caltrain looks to bolster service

Spurred by a swelling number of commuters, Caltrain plans to bolster its weekday service by adding six trains. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 15, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 3 comments | 2857 Views

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Firefighters step up for cost cuts

The city could save up to $550,000 over three years under a new contract with the city freighters union, saving money in...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 21, 2012 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 2797 Views

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Council delays vote on revised Annex flood basin plan

Taking the advice of city attorney Jannie Quinn, the City Council delayed a vote on the Cuesta Annex flood basin that was...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by cuesta neighbor, on Jun 21, 2012 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 3189 Views

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Council moves forward with 51 affordable studios

Members of the City Council voted to continue the planning of a $9.3 million affordable housing project Tuesday that will...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 24, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 22 comments | 4298 Views

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Valley's birthplace haunted by Nobel laureate's dark past

Physicist William Shockley may have introduced silicon to the valley, but efforts to save his former lab building in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Jun 26, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 6 comments | 8832 Views

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Woman, 80, hit by car on San Antonio Road, dies

An 80-year-old woman who was walking along San Antonio Road was struck and killed by a car that was exiting a gas station...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Off Point, on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 7 comments | 3151 Views

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Mapping the world a frame at a time

It's the fifth anniversary of Google's Street View, a virtual reality map interface, and the Computer History Museum is commemorating...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Tech watcher, on Jun 25, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 3255 Views

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Council praises green apartment project

Possibly the most praised residential project of its size in recent memory was approved by the City Council Tuesday night;...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by DCS, on Jul 1, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 3392 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Amnesty for Immigrants

What do you think of President Obama's executive order allowing illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children to remain...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 1, 2012 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 3196 Views

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Fourth of July festivities

Nothing says Independence Day to Mountain View residents like the melodious strains of the San Francisco Symphony accompanied...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Unhappy4th, on Jul 7, 2012 at 6:41 pm | 10 comments | 6297 Views

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Council coverage to be posted online

The Voice went to press early this week because of the Fourth of July holiday, which means the July 3 City Council meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by gc, on Jul 8, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 2587 Views

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Planning group backs Bayshore housing

On July 10, the Mountain View City Council will vote on the new General Plan. For the past three years the Mountain View...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Brigid Daly Casson, on Jul 9, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 2479 Views

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Council to vote on office project, demolition of historic house

A four-story downtown office building would overshadow a gourmet restaurant and result in the demolition of a historic home...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Doris, on Jul 10, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 12 comments | 3084 Views

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Mayor pitches pod cars to solve Google housing dilemma

In a last-minute effort to allow new North Bayshore housing for Google in the city's general plan update, Mayor Mike Kasperzak...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Jul 20, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 16 comments | 47693 Views

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Caltrain gets funds to go electric

With $700 million in funding coming to Caltrain, the agency expects to see modern electric rail service by 2019, according...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jul 11, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 4 comments | 2719 Views

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Critics of high-speed rail prepare for next chapter

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Stephan H., on Jul 18, 2012 at 7:59 am | 4 comments | 2845 Views
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