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Caltrain promises to reduce horn volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by New to the area, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:32 am | 14 comments | 2011 Views

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Armed carjacker robs three at Krispy Kreme

Mountain View police are looking for a man who robbed three young people at gunpoint Sunday night, taking their cell phones...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 10, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 8 comments | 1519 Views

ELECTIONS

Convention backers ready to 'reboot California'

Several hundred local civic leaders gathered Friday in Sunnyvale to propose a constitutional convention to "take back California"...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Aug 10, 2009 at 10:53 am | 23 comments | 3154 Views

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How to fix California

California's budget woes can be partially fixed for the future with a series of constitutional amendments, which the people...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Kevin Crispie, on Aug 10, 2009 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 1708 Views

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It's all about jobs

The economy in this country and this area won't get better until jobs, and lots of them, are being created. There will be...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1477 Views

ELECTIONS

Get wht you want out of elected officials

If our elected officials don't do their jobs properly, I would encourage everyone to vote them out. We have a crisis in...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Aug 9, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2030 Views

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Reward people who do good

elected officials who do the will of the people well and work with others well in government deserve to be elected again....

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1996 Views

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Staring down the high speed train

A few weeks ago the contractor/developer for the proposed housing portion of Alma Plaza in Palo Alto announced that he had...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Rodger, on Aug 8, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 14 comments | 2112 Views

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Mountain View man gives the ultimate gift

Vivek Kumar knew nothing about the patient, except that she was a 38-year-old woman dying of leukemia, when he decided to...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bradleigh, on Aug 8, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 1912 Views

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Outdoor movie nights, concerts start this month

Friday night outdoor movie showings for local youths will come to Cuesta Park, Eagle Park and Rengstorff starting July 10;...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by barbara, on Aug 8, 2009 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 1847 Views

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Seeking DECURTONI relatives

I saw Charlie Welch's December 2, 2008, post about Betty Jane deCurtoni Todd. Betty's grandmother, Martha "Mattie" MacDonald...

Original post made by Sara MacDonald on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sara MacDonald, on Aug 7, 2009 at 12:00 pm | 1 comment | 1717 Views

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Hangar One may house new airship

NASA Ames deputy director Lew Braxton told a crowd last Thursday that the agency was hard at work on a plan to restore Hangar...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Estes, on Aug 6, 2009 at 5:27 pm | 3 comments | 2247 Views

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Leadership Mountain View celebrates 20 years

Each year Leadership Mountain View, a nonprofit run by the Chamber of Commerce, brings together several dozen people who...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Susan Hamilton, on Aug 6, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 3 comments | 1999 Views

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Most Likely, Sculptures by Brian Wasson at CSMA's Mohr Gallery

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) presents an exhibition of sculptures by artist Brian Wasson in Mohr Gallery from...

Original post made by csma on Aug. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1530 Views

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Palo Alto settles lawsuit over plastic bags

Palo Alto will have to conduct a lengthy environmental analysis should it choose to expand its campaign against plastic bags,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 6, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 33 comments | 2958 Views

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Despite budget hit, city better off than expected

Now that California has an official budget — signed today by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger — city staffers say cuts...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2009
Last comment by sleep-deprived, on Aug 6, 2009 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1909 Views

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'The Lance Armstrong of Mountain View'

Earlier this summer, a cancer survivor cycled past the competition and finished high on the podium. No, not Lance Armstrong....

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 2278 Views

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Will cars drive off into the sunset?

As Mountain View continues to reevaluate its development options for the next 20 years as part of its General Plan update,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Thank you, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 1773 Views

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Teens step up call for youth center

At a meeting Saturday, local youth and community members said their three-year campaign for a new teen center in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Really?, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 1768 Views

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DA won't seek death penalty for Mtn View man

Santa Clara County District Attorney Dolores Carr announced this week that she will not seek the death penalty against a...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Death vs Money, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:46 pm | 5 comments | 1787 Views
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