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Report: Strip power from California rail authority

California's proposed high-speed-rail system is facing potentially crippling threats from looming federal deadlines and weak...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Seer, on May 13, 2011 at 12:24 am | 11 comments | 2935 Views

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Blackberry stolen from car in garage

A Blackberry cell phone was stolen from a car parked in the garage of a Mountain View townhouse in the early hours of May...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Heartfulart, on May 12, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 10 comments | 2455 Views

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Council: what to do with $30 million from Google?

Now that Google has agreed to pay for a $30 million land lease up front, laying off city employees to fix the city's budget...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Diane Dropik, on May 12, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 2117 Views

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Board affirms superintendent choice with unanimous vote

The Menlo Park City School District board unanimously approved a three-year contract Tuesday night that will install Maurice...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on May 12, 2011 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 3438 Views

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'Direct primary care' practice cuts costs

A new primary care practice, which promises patients highly affordable care without any of the hassles often associated with...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Jeremy Engdahl-Johnson, on May 12, 2011 at 2:50 pm | 5 comments | 2261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will I get in? Can I afford it?

Applying to college has always been both exciting and exhausting. In 2011, however, with peers boasting on Facebook, unprecedented...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Proud Slug, on May 12, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 7 comments | 3747 Views

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PG&E finds no leaks in Mountain View gas line

PG&E workers found no leaks in 1.5 miles of gas pipeline subjected to eight hours of pressure testing in Mountain View on...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by fancydev2010, on May 11, 2011 at 10:10 pm | 4 comments | 2237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools to require new vaccine for pertussis

Starting this fall, California public and private schools will require students in grades 7 through 12 to have a booster...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on May 11, 2011 at 5:48 pm | 5 comments | 2297 Views

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Bleeding man found lying on apartment steps

Police found a man bleeding from a "large laceration" on the back of his head, lying down on the steps of an apartment complex...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by MTV, on May 11, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 16 comments | 2572 Views

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No luck yet finding new city manager

After interviewing three top candidates for city manager Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Jac Siegel said the City Council was not...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 11, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 5 comments | 1912 Views

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School district confirms Polifrone's departure

Patty Polifrone, the longtime teacher at the Mountain View Whisman School District whose "tough love" teaching style sparked...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Watchdog, on May 11, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 26 comments | 3973 Views

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Fast-track for huge office campus?

A large office campus proposed for Middlefield Road near Highway 237 could host a major company's headquarters with 3,500...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Ella, on May 11, 2011 at 10:46 am | 11 comments | 2616 Views

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Where is Woo Idea Farm?

I have not seen him, his signs or his truck around in a long time. Did he finally give up and take his show on the road?...

Original post made by DrT on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 11, 2011 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 2092 Views

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Another roadblock for Hangar One?

As if it won't be disheartening enough to see Moffett Field's historic Hangar One reduced to a bare skeletal frame this year,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Truth, on May 11, 2011 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 2326 Views

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More cell towers proposed in residential areas

The race to provide ultra fast mobile phone connections is bringing a slew of cell tower proposals to Mountain View, including...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on May 10, 2011 at 10:45 am | 8 comments | 3011 Views

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Water use flowing downward, city finds

The economic recession appears to have been good for water conservation, with total water use in 2009 reported to be the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on May 9, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 4 comments | 1984 Views

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Indecent exposure arrest at Rite Aid

A 55-year-old transient man was arrested and charged with indecent exposure on May 5 outside of the Rite Aid on Grant Road...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by palinpoop, on May 9, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 2044 Views

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Council: What to do with Google's $30 million?

Now that Google has agreed to pay for a $30 million land lease up front, laying off city employees to fix the city's budget...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on May 9, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 27 comments | 2666 Views

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Hangar One's windows won't be saved

After a last minute inspection, NASA officials have decided that Hangar One's 4,638 unique windows aren't worth saving, a...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Angela Hey, on May 9, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1971 Views

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County campaigns against secondhand smoke

An estimated 4,000 people each year in California die from secondhand smoke, according to Santa Clara County Department of...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by gene, on May 9, 2011 at 11:30 am | 9 comments | 2735 Views
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