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  1. Unpretentious FrenchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    Menlo Park's loss is Palo Alto's gain, twice over. After closing his haute French restaurant Marche in 2011, Howard Bulka gave us Howie's Artisan Pizza in Town & Country Village.

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  2. Labor and love: Western Ballet sets a high barreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    Alison Share, artistic director assistant at Western Ballet, coaches a group of young ballet students playing mice how to look menacing during rehearsal of Act I of "The Nutcracker" on Nov. 22. Photo by Veronica Weber, For ballet studios, December is a busy month. There are props to be dusted off, costumes to be fitted and finishing touches to be put on the choreography for the end-of-year show.

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  3. This week's A&E highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    This week, check out Sing and Play the Bing, Gallery House Palo Alto, and bluegrass performers Dale Ann Bradley and Steve Gully. Multicultural appreciation takes center stage at Stanford's Bing Concert Hall Saturday, Dec. 6, in an evening of performances by three Bay Area-based groups: Peninsula Women's Chorus, Chinese Performing Arts of America and Tezkatlipoka Aztec Dance and Drum.

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  4. Animal shelters drop adoption fees for holidaysRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    Humane Society Silicon Valley and five additional Bay Area animal shelters will take part in the annual Home for the Holidays Program this December and all six shelters will offer adoptions of adult dogs and cats for $12. As there are over 1,300 homeless animals in Silicon Valley, the goal of this program is to find a home for every adult animal available on Nov. 28 by Jan. 1. HSSV, Palo Alto Animal Services, San Jose Animal Care Center, Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority, Santa Clara County Animal Care & Control, and Town Cats have recently lowered their fee.

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  5. North County to receive pilot satellite social services officesRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    Santa Clara County's Social Services Agency has launched a pilot program to staff "satellite offices" at nonprofit organizations with county social workers in the northern part of the county. The program has long been pushed by Supervisor Joe Simitian to make access to vital services easier for more residents especially those in communities such as Palo Alto and Mountain View since most services are located in San Jose.

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  6. Water district extends call for conservationRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    Rain has a welcome sight for the Bay Area this week, but the Santa Clara Valley Water District says more needs to be done to counteract the multi-year drought that has left California parched. At a Nov. 25 board meeting, the water district board voted unanimously to spend millions of dollars more to extend its water conservation efforts and encourage residents in Santa Clara County to use 20 percent less water through June 30. Previous plans had the call for water reduction to end after January.

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  7. County offers warrant forgiveness for the holidaysRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    People who failed to appear in court and want to avoid spending the holidays in jail can get a second chance. Starting Monday, Dec. 1, the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office kicked off "Operation Second Chance," a annual program that allows people with non-violent, misdemeanor warrants to turn themselves in and get a new court date rather than being arrested and booked into county jail.

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  8. Holiday helpers take the stress out of entertainingRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    Chestnuts roasting, sleigh bells ringing, halls decked, etc. Boasting delicious foods, festive music, reunions of families and friends, and general merriment, holiday parties are full of fun.

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  9. Unbeetable eatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    Where can you find authentic pirozhki, borscht, shuba and pelmeni in Palo Alto? In the lobby of a tech company's office complex, of course. I'm talking about Beet Cafe, an adorable Eastern European eatery tucked inside the lobby of the AOL building on Page Mill Road.

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  10. Merry matchmaking: Local wine experts offer suggestions on holiday food-and-wines pairingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    Debra Szecsei, left, and Emily Mathews, right, co-owners of Vino Locale, pour a couple of glasses of wine at the bar while talking about which wines they recommend for holiday meal pairings. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  11. Public's help sought to ID burglars caught on videoRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    Palo Alto police are looking for two men who allegedly broke into a home on Tuesday, Nov. 18, according to a police department press release. The break-in was captured on a resident's video surveillance system.

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  12. Plan for dedicated bus lanes on El Camino Real back on the tableRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    A rendering of the two street configurations: a 'dedicated-lane' proposal versus a 'mixed-flow curb lane,' which is the preferred option in Palo Alto. Rendering courtesy of the city of Palo Alto.

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  13. Let them eat cakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    Dries Delanghe, executive pastry chef at Alexander's Patisserie in Mountain View, adds freshly made desserts to a pastry case at the Castro Street shop. Photo by Natalia Nazarova.

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  14. This week's A&E highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    Among the films screening at 3rd i's film festival is "Radhe, Radhe: Rites of Holi," featuring a soundtrack by jazz musician Vijay Iyer. Image courtesy of 3rd i.

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  15. There's something about 'Harvey'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    The eccentric but likable Elwood P. Dowd chats with his invisible friend, Harvey. Photo by Joyce Goldschmid.

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  16. This week's top A&E eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    At "Immigrant Stories," Kim Le speaks about her childhood escape from Vietnam and her time in a refugee camp. photo by Elliot Margolies.

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  17. Voters OK City Council pay raiseRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    After council members complained that they are paid less than minimum wage, Mountain View voters gave their elected representatives a raise on Tuesday. Measure A, which would raise City Council pay from $600 a month to $1,000 a month with automatic raises, was favored by 60 percent of voters, according to election results Wednesday morning.

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  18. Holiday centerpieces, naturallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    An uncut pumpkin serves as a base for a centerpiece, which is decorated with glued-on succulents. Photo by Carol Blitzer.

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  19. Kremen wins Santa Clara Valley Water District seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    The founder of Match.com, Gary Kremen, has won a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board, with 51.62 percent of the vote to incumbent Brian Schmidt's 48.38 percent, with all 212 precincts reporting. While provisional ballots are yet to be counted, Kremen led all Tuesday night as votes were tallied.

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  20. Race for Water District seat is tightRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Mountain View Voice

    With the earliest election returns coming in, the race between Santa Clara Valley Water District, seat 7, candidates Brian Schmidt and Gary Kremen is close, with Kremen, the challenger, ahead 51.75 percent to 48.05 percent, with 73 out of 212 precincts reporting. In a race that no one would have predicted to be so contentious, both candidates have fought hard to have the edge.

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