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$2 million 'ransom' for city to keep downtown tax district

When City Council members return from summer break in September they will have to decide whether to pay $2 million a year...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Linda Jahnke, on Aug 10, 2011 at 9:05 am | 10 comments | 3539 Views

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Local political activists rally outside Eshoo's office

About 50 local political activists sang, chanted and waved picket signs in front of U.S. Congresswoman Anna Eshoo's office...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by oneMoreKick!!!, on Aug 11, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 10 comments | 2983 Views

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Local student arrested in Woodside arson incidents

A St. Francis student was among seven teens rounded up following arson and vandalism at Woodside Elementary School. The incidents,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 31, 2011 at 6:50 pm | 10 comments | 3192 Views

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Coroner says Cupertino shooter's death a suicide

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office announced today that Shareef Allman, the man responsible for the deadly...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on Oct 17, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 10 comments | 2858 Views

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Teen recants sexual assault story

Mountain View police said that a 16-year-old girl who told officers she had been sexually assaulted in Whisman Park in late...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by lanee lee, on Oct 25, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 10 comments | 4290 Views

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Police arrest two in Walmart wallet-snatching spree

Police arrested two women last week in connection with a string of thefts of wallets from inside the Mountain View Walmart. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by W Park Dude, on Nov 5, 2011 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 2722 Views

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Day Worker Center to celebrate 15 years

This weekend the Mountain View Day Worker Center will celebrate its 15th anniversary with two days of festivities. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by keyOmission, on Nov 11, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 10 comments | 2080 Views

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Smokers hope to overturn smoking ban for bar patios

Hoping to amend the city's new ban on smoking for on and around outdoor patios, smokers, bar owners and their supporters...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Rob Gilmark, on May 14, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 10 comments | 2949 Views

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Feature story: A romance in black and white

Eighty-year-old Henry Ford sat in the dining room of his Palo Alto home and recalled the day he met Rochelle, his wife of...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by allheritage, on Mar 7, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 10 comments | 3276 Views

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Council interested in property swap for office project

Last week the City Council gave city staff the green light to begin negotiating a city property swap that will allow a developer...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Mar 10, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 10 comments | 3111 Views

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Tuesday: new plan for high-speed rail to be unveiled in MV

A possible new business plan for California's high-speed rail project is set to be revealed Tuesday evening in Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Maria, on Mar 14, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 10 comments | 3001 Views

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Rotten Robbie robbed

The convenience store attached to the Rotten Robbie, located at 310 N. Whisman Road, was robbed on Friday, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by gc, on Jul 8, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 10 comments | 3539 Views

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Gay marriage supporters file Chick-Fil-A appeal

It appears that Chick-Fil-A's chickens have come home to roost. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7965...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Grace, on Aug 9, 2012 at 6:43 pm | 10 comments | 2262 Views

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New details in pedestrian death on California Street

Police have released more information on the California Street accident that killed an Illinois man on Sept. 15. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by i love you joshua, on Oct 13, 2012 at 8:37 pm | 10 comments | 3103 Views

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Tonight: Community meeting on traffic fatalities

A community meeting for residents concerned about recent pedestrian fatalities on California Street and Shoreline Boulevard...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 16, 2012 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 3363 Views

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Council to take up bike-ped safety tonight

In response to several collisions -- some deadly -- and calls for change from residents, the City Council will begin looking...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Eli, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:34 am | 10 comments | 5580 Views

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New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by CopperC, on Dec 18, 2012 at 4:17 pm | 10 comments | 2701 Views

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Holiday Fund: CSA brightens Christmas for the working poor

It's a cold Sunday morning and Angelica Murillo has waited an hour and 15 minutes in a line that stretches outside of the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Melting pot, on Dec 23, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 10 comments | 5622 Views

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Teen attacked while riding bike

A teenager riding his bicycle in Mountain View on Monday night was seriously injured when an assailant struck him in the...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Jan 30, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 10 comments | 2438 Views

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Google has work to do on free WiFi

After hearing more and more complaints about the poor quality of its WiFi system in Mountain View, it appears that Google...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 2, 2017 at 4:00 am | 10 comments | 3879 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 16 comments | 4,171 views

The Cost of Service
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 954 views

Couples: When Wrong Admit It; When Right; Shut Up
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 391 views