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Better security needed at Shoreline Amphitheatre

Once again it has become necessary to ask whether more stringent security measures should be enforced at Shoreline Amphitheater,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by , on Mar 19, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 1 comment | 2958 Views

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El Camino names new hospital CFO

Michael R. King will be taking the reins as El Camino Hospital's new chief financial officer this spring, hospital officials...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Jane, on Mar 18, 2012 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2124 Views

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Hacker Dojo to hold "underwear run" fundraiser on St. Patrick's Day

In what has got to be a first for Mountain View, an "underwear run" has been planned for Saint Patrick's Day to raise money...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by George , on Mar 18, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 9 comments | 3648 Views

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Rail chief pitches new high-speed plan

Leaders of the California High Speed Rail Authority said a new business plan will include fewer tracks on the Peninsula and...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Martin Luht, on Mar 16, 2012 at 8:46 pm | 17 comments | 17825 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by tommygee54, on Mar 16, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 5 comments | 2032 Views

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CHP on alert during St. Patrick's weekend

St. Patrick's Day revelers be forewarned -- the California Highway Patrol said officers will be looking for anyone driving...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Reformed & Informed, on Mar 16, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 1691 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voters could roll back top salaries

El Camino Hospital's service-workers union says it has exceeded the number of signatures needed to get an initiative on the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by IHT, on Mar 16, 2012 at 10:29 am | 24 comments | 3069 Views

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Community college district refinancing decision means lower property taxes

Mountain View property owners will soon be paying lower taxes, thanks to a refinancing undertaken by the Foothill-De Anza...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 16, 2012 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1738 Views

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El Camino to hold community forums

El Camino Hospital will hold two community forums next week -- one at each of its campuses -- that aim to familiarize the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by IHT, on Mar 16, 2012 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 2296 Views

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Hill urges support for Caltrain electrification plan

Local lawmakers and transit officials are calling on the public to get behind a proposal that would allocate $1.5 billion...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 16, 2012 at 9:57 am | 10 comments | 2093 Views

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City could shut down Hacker Dojo

City officials say that the popular classroom and open office space for computer programmers, Hacker Dojo, may be red-tagged...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Chance, on Mar 16, 2012 at 1:09 am | 54 comments | 46061 Views

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Con man Gann loose in Bay Area, police say

Good Samaritans beware: A traveling con man has returned to the Bay Area, and may be only too eager to help relieve you of...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 15, 2012 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 3367 Views

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Second Harvest struggling as food prices rise

Higher food prices and the rising cost of gas are hindering operations at Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 15, 2012 at 9:41 am | 7 comments | 3541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tough road for undocumented teens

For undocumented students at Mountain View High School, nothing has changed in the years since Jose Antonio Vargas hesitantly...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by david@hurst.com, on Mar 15, 2012 at 8:12 am | 4 comments | 2131 Views

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Rain forecast to last through Saturday

Find yourself a good umbrella, because the rain will be in the Bay Area for a few more days. According to the National Weather...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1839 Views

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$20K taken in home burglary

A safe containing an assortment of jewelry and more than $20,000 in cash was taken from a house in the 1600 block of Villa...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by jupiterk, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:54 pm | 5 comments | 1806 Views

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Fire caused by 'discarded smoking material," officials say

Mountain View fire officials believe the four-alarm Feb-27 fire, which displaced 50 residents of the Dana Garden apartments,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by S. Bear, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:39 pm | 12 comments | 2366 Views

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Wednesday, March 14

[http://www.stanford.edu/group/latinjazz/ ==B Music:== Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz] The Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble performs...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 14, 2012 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 1920 Views

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Four train tracks may still be ahead for MV

Part of the growing popularity of a "blended system" for high-speed rail and Caltrain is that Palo Alto and other cities...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 14, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 21 comments | 3710 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area looks to cash in on high-speed-rail funds

Peninsula cities and transportation officials see California's proposed high-speed rail system as both a looming threat and...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 14, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 12 comments | 2470 Views
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