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Outlook 2010: more tough times ahead

The state budget is once again short many billions of dollars. And when Sacramento is desperate for money the squeeze is...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mel, on Mar 14, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 9 comments | 2093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EDITORIAL: Dark days ahead for local schools

One thing is certain: This game of endless budget cuts to our schools isn't even close to being over. As ever, parents wanting...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 14, 2010 at 9:49 am | 10 comments | 2345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain: horn volume lowered on all trains

Less than a month after Caltrain raised the volume of its trains' horns to meet federal regulations, the agency announced...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2010
Last comment by Dom Blevins, on Mar 13, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 1 comment | 1470 Views

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Police: Nazi items found in suspects' homes

New evidence labeled "Nazi paraphernalia" was reportedly found in the Central Valley homes of Jonathan Rhodes and Joseph...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by sergio, on Mar 13, 2010 at 10:27 am | 2 comments | 2710 Views

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PA proposes to peek at people's garbage

Palo Altans who repeatedly throw recyclable items into their trash bins could soon find themselves slapped with fines and...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 13, 2010 at 7:28 am | 25 comments | 1950 Views

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Broken arm leads to $1 million 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. 3, 2010
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 12, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 20 comments | 1955 Views

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High speed rail ridership figures challenged

The agency charged with building California's controversial high speed rail system is basing its ridership and revenue forecasts...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Mar 12, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 6 comments | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman eyes 'Shoreline Community' funds

For seven years Mountain View has been home to Google, the hottest company in the world. But for all that time its substantial...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by kanank, on Mar 12, 2010 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 1618 Views

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Man robbed of over $1,000 on Terra Bella Ave.

A man leaving his office on Terra Bella Avenue was robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, and the robbers made off with...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 11, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 13 comments | 1535 Views

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Third copper theft reported in Mountain View

Police say a string of copper wire thefts have hit Mountain View in recent days, with the third incident reported last Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Ted, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:39 pm | 5 comments | 1327 Views

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Worst Stretch of highway ANYWHERE

OK, I have had enough of this stretch of road. It's dangerous. It's poorly designed. It's full of ridges, holes and bumps....

Original post made by driverX on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ralph Buchanan, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 10 comments | 1656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City won't buy houses behind McKelvey Park

With a goal of possibly extending McKelvey Park, the City Council met in closed session last week to discuss purchasing five...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 4 comments | 1494 Views

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TONIGHT: Council vote on McKelvey flood basin

The City Council is scheduled to vote this evening on a conceptual plan for McKelvey Park which would lower the entire park...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 10, 2010 at 6:39 pm | 12 comments | 1331 Views

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Pentagon shooter had run-in with MV police

John Patrick Bedell, the man killed after opening fire on two officers at the Pentagon last Thursday, had been arrested in...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Mar 10, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 5 comments | 1588 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA board approves June bond measure

After 18 months of "exploration," trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District voted 5-0 at their regular...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by KD, on Mar 10, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD makes Bullis an offer on new facilities

The Los Altos School District is waiting for a response from Bullis Charter School leaders regarding its offer for next year's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by combination classes???, on Mar 10, 2010 at 7:23 am | 21 comments | 1946 Views

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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 | 1199 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 | 1224 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 | 4661 Views

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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 | 1348 Views
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