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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 | 1353 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 | 1285 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 | 1668 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 | 1441 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 | 1480 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 | 1774 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 | 1902 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 | 6728 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 | 1346 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 | 1437 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 | 1423 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 | 1761 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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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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 | 1292 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 | 1486 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 | 2276 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 | 1583 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 | 1556 Views
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