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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 | 1375 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 | 1457 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 | 1449 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
There are no comments yet. 1177 Views

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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 | 1793 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 | 1398 Views

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Keeping the faith at 100

Esther Pipkin, a 55-year Mountain View resident who was one of the original founders of the Foothill Covenant Church in Los...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Diane Boudreautl, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1321 Views

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Cops work to keep tabs on sex offenders

Mountain View police say that case of Jaycee Dugard is the "rarest of rare," but concede that it could happen anywhere —...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by EndGame, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:59 am | 6 comments | 1508 Views

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Driver dies in horrific crash on W. Middlefield

Mountain View police say an "extremely horrific" single-car accident killed the driver of a Volvo after it smashed into seven...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by McSorley, on Feb 28, 2010 at 8:15 pm | 39 comments | 2336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LAHS student club kicks off human rights week

The Los Altos High School Amnesty International club is presenting a special speaker event Monday evening to kick off a week...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Stellers - J, on Feb 28, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 1604 Views

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Palo Alto shows interest in Google's 'fiber' idea

Google's invitation to American communities to apply to have high-speed fiber-optic networks installed has rekindled Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Millie, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:20 pm | 7 comments | 1577 Views

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EDITORIAL: Give Bayshore housing a look

The city's notion of not mixing housing and commercial development in the North Bayshore has run afoul of Google, its major...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Feb 27, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 14 comments | 1537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opponents fight off Montessori preschool

The City Council voted 5-1 Tuesday to prevent a Montessori preschool from opening on El Monte Avenue after neighbors campaigned...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Feb 27, 2010 at 5:51 pm | 6 comments | 1675 Views

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Power out in North Whisman

Power has been out since 11 AM. An explosion of light was seen atop one of the power poles on Easy St. Anyone know if they...

Original post made by Jes\' Sayin\' on Feb. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1285 Views

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Train hits abandoned car in Sunnyvale

Peninsula train service was halted for part of Thursday morning after Caltrain's northbound train No. 101 struck an abandoned...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by joe isuzu, on Feb 26, 2010 at 9:08 am | 9 comments | 1450 Views

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Caltrain Southbound Hits Pedestrian at San Antonio

This does not look good folks...

Original post made by Mario on Feb. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1147 Views

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Authorities ID victim of Middlefield car crash

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the man killed last Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on W. Middlefield...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Feb 25, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 5 comments | 1545 Views

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Potential city budget cuts released

For City Council discussion Tuesday, the city manager has released a list of potential budget cuts to fix an estimated $5...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 25, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 28 comments | 2213 Views

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EDITORIAL: Bummer for BMX riders

The flattening by bulldozer two weeks ago of an impromptu BMX track located along the Stevens Creek Trail near Central Avenue...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Daniel, on Feb 25, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 16 comments | 2039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Landels given academic achievement award

Edith Landels Elementary School was named a "Title I Academic Achievement Award School," one of 238 in California, by the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:25 pm | 18 comments | 2279 Views
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