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State Senate OK's penalties for Internet 'e-personation'

Claiming to be someone whom you're not on the Internet could get you thrown in jail or subject to a fine or a lawsuit, if...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1393 Views

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CHP crackdown on texting, talking drivers

The California Highway Patrol and law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area are joining forces today for a strict zero-tolerance...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by At Tom, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 14 comments | 1778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ballet school piques tots' interest in dance

A preschool classroom turned into a stage, as a dancer from Western Ballet in Mountain View performed for a rapt audience...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by garrett, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:15 am | 2 comments | 2292 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Protest at Google over Verizon deal

Demonstrators concerned with internet neutrality and free speech online are planning to gather at Google tomorrow to protest...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Ted, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 8 comments | 1652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Diericx Bridge opens on time

With all of the bad news, nice to see City and contractors meet the time line opening on 8/13. Nice looking bridge, too....

Original post made by j_cooper on Aug. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1470 Views

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Ryland Towne Court = apartheid

Have I got your attention? Good! Ryland Towne Court is complex of newer townhomes located at the very end of Ortega,...

Original post made by lkyldy on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 2041 Views

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pathway blocked

Today, soon after a set out on my Sunday morning walk, I was dismayed to find the pathway which connects my neighborhood...

Original post made by lindaloo on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1515 Views

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Voice seeks to interview hospital layoffs

The Voice is seeking employees of El Camino Hospital who either know they will be laid off or are afraid they may be among...

Original post made by Nick V on Aug. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1328 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council agrees, employees are overpaid

A recent Civil Grand Jury report that slams local cities for overcompensating their employees was largely met with agreement...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 41 comments | 4565 Views

ELECTIONS

Rail Authority drops tunnel, viaduct options

Forget about aerial tracks or tunnels. If high-speed trains are to run through Mountain View, the tracks will be either at-grade...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Aug 14, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2814 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail directors told to lie low in Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:37 am | 17 comments | 1866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arson suspected in truck fire on Ednamary Way

Police suspect arson is to blame for a spectacular vehicle fire that awoke residents in the 1800 block of Ednamary Way in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:21 am | 4 comments | 1454 Views

OTHER ISSUES

IMMIGRATION & THE LEAKED MEMO: AN UNLIKELY SOLUTION

It has now been revealed that the USCIS, formerly known as the Immigration & Naturalization Service (INS), has indeed been...

Original post made by Immigration Lawyer on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 1488 Views

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Top managers in Mountain View, Santa Clara earn top dollar compared to peers in larger San Jose

See today's August 8, 2010 article on how overpaid out city employees are: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15688525?nclick_check=1 ...

Original post made by Observer on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 1699 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Grand Jury: City employee pay "unsustainable" countywide

The latest report from the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury concludes that employee costs for the county's 15 cities continue...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:14 am | 28 comments | 1895 Views

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HSR station: where will it fit?

A rough outline of what a high-speed rail station would look like in downtown Mountain View is starting to take shape, and...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by GC, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:11 am | 56 comments | 5503 Views

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Unwatched pot sparks fire

An unattended pot of oil on a stove caught fire and spread through an apartment in the 900 block of Mariner Dr. last night,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mr Advice, on Aug 13, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 1449 Views

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Seekers of alien life converge for MV group's SETI convention

A first-of-its kind convention this weekend is hosted by Mountain View's SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence),...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by kathy, on Aug 13, 2010 at 6:41 pm | 4 comments | 2102 Views

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No place like demolished home

Loretta Pangrac is still looking for a new home after hers was demolished in November by a city concerned that her roof was...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Aug 13, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 1379 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Judge overturns gay marriage ban

A federal judge in San Francisco today [https://ecf.cand.uscourts.gov/cand/09cv2292/files/09cv2292-ORDER.pdf overturned Proposition...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alex M, on Aug 12, 2010 at 9:55 am | 49 comments | 1947 Views
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