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Knife-wielding man robs downtown Wells Fargo

A man brandishing a knife robbed the Wells Fargo Bank on Castro Street on Monday morning before fleeing into nearby Pioneer...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Just a thought, on Jan 14, 2010 at 1:04 am | 23 comments | 1394 Views

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Outlook 2010: more tough times

Most prognosticators will say that 2010 has to be better than its predecessor. Would the governor of California agree? Read...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Will Joseph, on Jan 13, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 3 comments | 1775 Views

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Governor touts jobs plan during Mtn. View visit

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger came to Mountain View on Tuesday morning with the idea of promoting his green jobs initiative...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Promethis on Drugs, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 1241 Views

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Local transit cuts go into effect Monday

Changes to light rail vehicle and bus schedules in Santa Clara County prompted by state transit funding cuts go into effect...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Promethis on Drugs, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 8 comments | 1324 Views

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Ad hoc BMX park bulldozed by city

In the name of safety and to protect itself from lawsuits, the city took a bulldozer last week to the result of years of...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Erik, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 1805 Views

OTHER ISSUES

People to People Ambassadors coming door-to-door. Legit?

My wife and I just had two college-age kids knock on our door and claim they were from the People to People Ambassador program,...

Original post made by Paul on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 1407 Views

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Resident injured during Calderon Ave. fire

A household in the "Avalon at Creekside" apartment complex has been displaced following a one-alarm fire Friday morning that...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by DCS, on Jan 12, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 11 comments | 1431 Views

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Local biz gets boost with ShopMountainView

Shopping locally just got easier, thanks to a partnership between the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce and ShopCity.com,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Promoting Local Businesses, on Jan 12, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 1617 Views

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Jan 30th: Annual Rotary Club of Mountain View Crab Feed & Raffle

You are invited to the Rotary Club of Mountain View Crab Feed 2010 Saturday, January 30, 2010 from 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM Mountain...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1540 Views

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The buzz on caffeine

Recently, you may have picked up the newspaper or turned on the TV news to see yet another report about caffeine. The debate...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by dr. meow, on Jan 12, 2010 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1595 Views

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City's housing program under fire

After 10 years on the books and a serious legal challenge, the "Below Market Rate" fee assessed on larger-scale development...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2010
Last comment by Joe V, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1320 Views

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Fire displaces family on Hope Street

A family was displaced in Mountain View on Saturday night after their downtown home caught on fire, according to the fire...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by king leo, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:20 am | 8 comments | 1365 Views

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South Bay earthquake felt across Peninsula

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting that an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 struck this morning near Milpitas. Its...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by jravanell, on Jan 11, 2010 at 7:50 pm | 7 comments | 3113 Views

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Collect pension, return to work

The cost of city employee pensions has long been a subject of controversy, and that debate was given new life recently after...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Jan 11, 2010 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1607 Views

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Cloudy water not a concern

Water customers in the East Bay, South Bay, the Peninsula, and in San Francisco may see some temporary cloudiness in their...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Alan R, on Jan 11, 2010 at 11:34 am | 3 comments | 1759 Views

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Census Bureau sets up Evelyn Avenue office

The U.S. Census Bureau has come to Mountain View as part of its nationwide campaign to solicit information from every residence...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 10, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 2 comments | 1848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two shot, one dead after Thursday night mayhem

Two possibly related shootings in the Old Mountain View area Thursday night left one person mysteriously and fatally shot...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Patrick T, on Jan 10, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 58 comments | 4750 Views

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Top high speed rail executive to retire

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, announced Thursday that he will retire...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Rodger, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1527 Views

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Analysts: Guv's goals appropriate, but unlikely

In his State of the State address Wednesday, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger discussed prisons and priorities while pushing a...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jan 7, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 1504 Views

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Local mom Kelly Ruiz killed in SoCal crash

The victims of a horrific car crash in Santa Barbara County earlier this month included a young woman from Mountain View,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by ashley, on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 10 comments | 5345 Views
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