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Palo Alto votes to ban foam take-out containers

Polystyrene containers, those foamy boxes commonly used to store Chinese take-out or to save a sandwich for the road, will...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by smart growther, on Apr 29, 2009 at 11:33 am | 4 comments | 4020 Views

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City joins 'highfalutin' climate change group

Mountain View is now a member of the Bay Area Climate Change Collaborative after a unanimous City Council vote last week. Read...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by close reader, on May 28, 2009 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 2820 Views

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They've got game at Girls Middle School

The girls at Girls Middle School had a super secret tool on hand during their recent week of outside-the-classroom learning:...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sara, on Dec 15, 2009 at 11:29 am | 4 comments | 3593 Views

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TONIGHT: Minton's, Moffett and more for council

The City Council is set to take on four study session topics tonight: a proposed 214-apartment project slated for the Minton's...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by John, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:16 pm | 4 comments | 3412 Views

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Eshoo shares details of health care proposal

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, talked about the need for health care reform, the status of the current proposals and...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 25, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 4 comments | 3371 Views

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Stasek remembered for her courage, compassion, and accomplishments

Flags flew at half-mast at city buildings Friday through Tuesday in memory of Rosemary Stasek, a former mayor and council...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Cecil, on Oct 1, 2009 at 7:00 pm | 4 comments | 3513 Views

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Can health care really be fixed?

On Sept. 9, President Barack Obama gave a much-vaunted speech about health care reform, in which he called for swift action...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:11 am | 4 comments | 2843 Views

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Man beaten unconscious in downtown mugging

A man was beaten unconscious and robbed of his wallet while another suffered injuries after being attacked in a downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 26, 2009 at 11:23 pm | 4 comments | 2596 Views

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EDITORIAL: The development dilemma

Recently, the city spent millions to purchase several acres from the county at Moffett Boulevard and Highway 101 with the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by jane, on Nov 19, 2009 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 3211 Views

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Still time to support Holiday Fund

There is still time to share you generosity with the less fortunate in our community. Every year, many ==I Voice== readers...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Nov 20, 2009 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 3281 Views

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High-Speed Rail Authority proposes higher fares

The California High-Speed Rail Authority is banking on billions of private dollars, extensive federal support and riders...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by k, on Dec 21, 2009 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 3188 Views

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In Menlo Park, it's wait and see on pensions

The cost of public pensions to California and its cities, towns and agencies has long been a concern, and city managers in...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jan 21, 2010 at 5:53 am | 4 comments | 2774 Views

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Article on Mountain View and Google in the New York Times

Google and Mountain View Recast Company-Town Model quotes both Mayor Bryant and several comments from this website. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/19/us/19sfvalley.html...

Original post made by Yonatan Bryant on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Feb 21, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 2898 Views

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Laid-off workers turn to nursing

At the medical and nursing assistant classes run by the Mountain View-Los Altos Adult School, the impact of the recession...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Mary K, on Apr 28, 2010 at 6:41 pm | 4 comments | 2883 Views

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Tonight: Council to discuss San Antonio Center revamp

The latest plans from developer Merlone Geier will redevelop only 11 acres at the corner of San Antonio Road and El Camino...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ellen, on May 19, 2010 at 9:45 am | 4 comments | 2297 Views

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City could pull off a balanced budget

While the "Great Recession" has forced other cities to make painful budget cuts and run large deficits, it appears that Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jun 13, 2010 at 7:10 am | 4 comments | 2354 Views

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Navy: Hangar One's contaminated cork walls must go

Unless NASA Ames takes on the responsibility of dealing with some newfound toxic dust, it appears that the U.S. Navy is moving...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Aug 6, 2010 at 11:33 am | 4 comments | 2591 Views

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Arnold wants the world to come to Moffett Field

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who has been touring Shanghai since last week in an effort to increase collaboration among Chinese...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by tommygee, on Sep 14, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 4 comments | 2719 Views

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Menlo Park joins high-speed-rail lawsuit

Mountain View's neighbors to the north are teaming up against the California High-Speed Rail Authority. The Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:50 am | 4 comments | 2595 Views

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El Camino forecasts profit by fiscal year's end

Although El Camino Hospital is off to a rocky start this fiscal year -- and while the hospital's Mountain View campus is...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by bydanumbers, on Oct 19, 2010 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 2866 Views
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