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Council hopes volunteers can take up slack

In response to requests from the City Council about the idea of using volunteers to patch holes in city services left by...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 10, 2010 at 3:03 am | 3 comments | 1185 Views

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Police probe copper theft at Shoreline

Mountain View police are investigating the theft of copper wire ripped from several electrical boxes in the parking lot of...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by What again, on Mar 9, 2010 at 11:43 pm | 8 comments | 1194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman holds budget forums

Today the Mountain View Whisman School District will be kicking off a series of public forums on the district's fiscal state...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 9, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 41 comments | 4073 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Energy secretary: U.S. lagging in clean-tech race

The U.S. lags behind other countries in the race for clean technology even though it has the greatest "innovation machine"...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Mar 9, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 1321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: MVLA to vote on bond measure

Trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos school district will vote tonight on placing a $41.3 million bond measure on the...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Martha, on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 1577 Views

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Wells Fargo takes ownership of 1,800 EPA units

Wells Fargo took ownership of more than 1,800 housing units in East Palo Alto's Woodland Park neighborhood Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by cc, on Mar 8, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 4 comments | 1356 Views

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Brain drain takes toll on Valley

Smart, talented immigrants have shaped the entrepreneurial spirit and vitality of Silicon Valley for decades. But lately,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter, on Mar 8, 2010 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 1288 Views

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What happens when tax district sunsets?

The city's "downtown revitalization district," a special tax district created to give that neighborhood a boost, is set to...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 7, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 11 comments | 1390 Views

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Way of the Dojo

With colorful hair and vibrant enthusiasm, Mitch Altman was at Mountain View's Hacker Dojo last week, instructing people...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Larry Maloney, on Mar 6, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1670 Views

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Police find $10K in stolen checks; two arrested

Mountain View police say they recovered more than $10,000 in checks and a plethora of other stolen mail while conducting...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 6, 2010 at 1:51 am | 24 comments | 1443 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Broken arm leads to $1M suit against city

The City Council and city officials have decided to reject a $1 million claim against the city brought by a woman whose arm...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 6, 2010 at 1:44 am | 2 comments | 1481 Views

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Council sets the stage for major budget cuts

Mountain View residents and city employees responded en masse to the prospect of city budget cuts, packing the City Council...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 5, 2010 at 8:36 am | 24 comments | 1775 Views

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Cuts could silence De Anza College's voice

De Anza Community College President Brian Murphy announced at the end of January a slew of looming layoffs, including one...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by blargh, on Mar 4, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 9 comments | 1904 Views

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New county program to help with health care

Some uninsured low-wage workers in Santa Clara County can now enroll in a new program offering inexpensive health care coverage...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 4, 2010 at 10:31 am | 6 comments | 6734 Views

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Man killed by train near San Antonio station ID'd

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the pedestrian fatally struck by a commuter train just north...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Mar 4, 2010 at 1:48 am | 3 comments | 1348 Views

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Stiffer fines proposed for cell phone violators

State Sen. Joe Simitian's latest "distracted-driving" bill would sharply increase penalties for improper cell phone use and...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Mar 3, 2010 at 4:07 pm | 10 comments | 1439 Views

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City Council sets the stage for major budget cuts

Mountain View residents and city employees responded en masse to the prospect of city budget cuts, packing the City Council...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 3, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 9 comments | 1425 Views

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Affordable Events at Stanford

Stanford University invites local community members to campus for concerts, art exhibits, special tours, sports events, lectures,...

Original post made by Stanford For You on Mar. 3, 2010
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High speed rail meeting fails to sway crowd

While it didn't degenerate into a shouting match, there wasn't a lot of love either from the 100-plus people who showed up...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Mar 2, 2010 at 8:17 pm | 21 comments | 1763 Views

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No damage reported following tsunami advisory

A tsunami advisory was issued and then canceled over the weekend for the California coastline following a huge 8.8-magnitude...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Mar 2, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 1382 Views
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