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pathway blocked

Today, soon after a set out on my Sunday morning walk, I was dismayed to find the pathway which connects my neighborhood...

Original post made by lindaloo on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voice seeks to interview hospital layoffs

The Voice is seeking employees of El Camino Hospital who either know they will be laid off or are afraid they may be among...

Original post made by Nick V on Aug. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1358 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council agrees, employees are overpaid

A recent Civil Grand Jury report that slams local cities for overcompensating their employees was largely met with agreement...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 41 comments | 4693 Views

ELECTIONS

Rail Authority drops tunnel, viaduct options

Forget about aerial tracks or tunnels. If high-speed trains are to run through Mountain View, the tracks will be either at-grade...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Aug 14, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2873 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail directors told to lie low in Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:37 am | 17 comments | 1906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arson suspected in truck fire on Ednamary Way

Police suspect arson is to blame for a spectacular vehicle fire that awoke residents in the 1800 block of Ednamary Way in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:21 am | 4 comments | 1501 Views

OTHER ISSUES

IMMIGRATION & THE LEAKED MEMO: AN UNLIKELY SOLUTION

It has now been revealed that the USCIS, formerly known as the Immigration & Naturalization Service (INS), has indeed been...

Original post made by Immigration Lawyer on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 1511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Top managers in Mountain View, Santa Clara earn top dollar compared to peers in larger San Jose

See today's August 8, 2010 article on how overpaid out city employees are: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15688525?nclick_check=1 ...

Original post made by Observer on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 1728 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Grand Jury: City employee pay "unsustainable" countywide

The latest report from the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury concludes that employee costs for the county's 15 cities continue...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:14 am | 28 comments | 1951 Views

AROUND TOWN

HSR station: where will it fit?

A rough outline of what a high-speed rail station would look like in downtown Mountain View is starting to take shape, and...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by GC, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:11 am | 56 comments | 5623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unwatched pot sparks fire

An unattended pot of oil on a stove caught fire and spread through an apartment in the 900 block of Mariner Dr. last night,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mr Advice, on Aug 13, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 1490 Views

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Seekers of alien life converge for MV group's SETI convention

A first-of-its kind convention this weekend is hosted by Mountain View's SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence),...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by kathy, on Aug 13, 2010 at 6:41 pm | 4 comments | 2153 Views

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No place like demolished home

Loretta Pangrac is still looking for a new home after hers was demolished in November by a city concerned that her roof was...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Aug 13, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 1429 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Judge overturns gay marriage ban

A federal judge in San Francisco today [https://ecf.cand.uscourts.gov/cand/09cv2292/files/09cv2292-ORDER.pdf overturned Proposition...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alex M, on Aug 12, 2010 at 9:55 am | 49 comments | 2012 Views

AROUND TOWN

HSR station: where will it fit?

A rough outline of what a high-speed rail station would look like in downtown Mountain View is starting to take shape, and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Uncle Choo Choo, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:02 am | 5 comments | 1432 Views

ELECTIONS

No contest for MV Whisman school board incumbents

Both incumbents up for election to the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees will run uncontested this...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by outsider fom LAH, on Aug 11, 2010 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 2250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dance School Mountain View

Celebrating our 20th year as the largest dance studio in Northern California! We offer Dance Classes to students near Mountain...

Original post made by Carter on Aug. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1745 Views

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Rail Authority drops tunnel, trench options

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Mountain View and Midpeninsula portion of the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Robert McGinn, on Aug 11, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 21 comments | 1278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill-De Anza to ask voters for parcel tax

Property owners in the local community college district will be asked to vote this fall on a parcel tax that would generate...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 11, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 30 comments | 2227 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High tech heart help

In cardiology, time lost can mean a life lost. A new technology, recently adopted by El Camino Hospital and local firefighter/paramedics,...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Dixie McCall, on Aug 11, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views
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