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El Camino, Anthem clash over contract

El Camino Hospital may soon terminate its contract with the health insurance provider Anthem Blue Cross, unless the two organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Bean Counter, on Dec 16, 2010 at 4:48 pm | 15 comments | 7189 Views

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Council OKs study of 1,500 homes near Google

The City Council unanimously voted to study potential changes to the city's general plan on Tuesday, including the possibility...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 9 comments | 2309 Views

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Supes scrap Peninsula toll proposal

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors, acting as the city's transportation authority, voted 9-2 Tuesday to scrap a controversial...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Dec 16, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 2048 Views

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Hundreds turn out for Kari Prager memorial ride

In memory of beloved California BMW motorcycle dealership owner Kari Prager, around 200 motorcyclists left the Old Middlefield...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Arlie Ray, on Dec 16, 2010 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 2096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Merge school districts, grand jury says

The Santa Clara County Grand Jury estimates that about $9.4 million could be saved by turning the Los Altos School District,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by bobobear, on Dec 15, 2010 at 11:09 pm | 23 comments | 3388 Views

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Green light for Segways on trails

After being told that Segways caused no accidents on the Stevens Creek Trail during a two-year trial period, the City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Old Man of the Trail, on Dec 15, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 1936 Views

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Give a dog a home

Local shelters, facing influx of dogs, offer "name your price" adoptions. Santa Clara County animal shelters are also seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by MS, on Dec 14, 2010 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 1995 Views

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Experts urge 'thorough reassessment' of high-speed rail plans

Potentially fatal flaws are threatening California's proposed high-speed rail system, according to a new report by a panel...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:33 pm | 26 comments | 2795 Views

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Woman robbed at gunpoint

A woman suffered a laceration to the head after attempting to fight off an armed purse-snatcher Monday night, police said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gnar, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 21 comments | 2015 Views

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Holiday sights in Mountain View, any favorites?

I've never seen a full blown, highly-trafficked candy cane lane of sorts in Mountain View but perhaps you know of a street...

Original post made by Daniel DeBolt on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Judi, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 10 comments | 3700 Views

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Holiday sparkle at City Hall

Mountain View residents got into the spirit of the season at the city's annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony on Monday evening,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Police, on Dec 13, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 2699 Views

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Making merry with the arts

Seasonal concerts, ballets, plays and other creative endeavors abound on the Midpeninsula. Audiences will hear voices and...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by csma, on Dec 13, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1627 Views

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Church neighbors appeal cell tower decision

The City Council will soon weigh in on a controversy involving a cell tower approved for the top of First Presbyterian Church,...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by frumenty, on Dec 13, 2010 at 12:51 pm | 9 comments | 2184 Views

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City seeks input on pot club rules

A "very challenging" set of regulations on medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View needs some direction from the...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Factoid, on Dec 13, 2010 at 11:14 am | 28 comments | 2772 Views

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Moffett will house world's largest airship

NASA Ames Research Center announced an agreement on Wednesday to house what is said to be the world's largest airship in...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Dec 12, 2010 at 9:33 pm | 5 comments | 2537 Views

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Students take pride in solar

Students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools are beginning to learn a lot more about solar energy this year, and...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Dec 12, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 2163 Views

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Bakery manager lauded for saving man's life

On Tuesday the City Council recognized Costco bakery manager Mike Tyler for using CPR to save the life of a 72-year-old man...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Rita Nutile, on Dec 12, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 2925 Views

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City Manager Kevin Duggan to retire

After 21 years as Mountain View's well-respected city manager, Kevin Duggan has announced that he will be retiring next year....

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by homegirl, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 14 comments | 3966 Views

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Council to vote on 65 homes next to Minton's

The City Council is set to vote on another large housing project along Evelyn Avenue, but this time the only real critics...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Dec 11, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 19 comments | 3149 Views

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MV company denies it fired soldier

Titan Labs of Mountain View is denying charges from the U.S. Justice Department that it fired an Army reservist called to...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Dec 10, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 9 comments | 2581 Views
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