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OTHER ISSUES

Hundreds of apartments proposed for El Camino Real

The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow two large apartment building projects to move through the city's planning...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 21, 2011 at 9:10 pm | 44 comments | 6809 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council approves controversial WiMAX tower atop church

The City Council on Tuesday approved a wireless data tower atop First Presbyterian Church, despite claims from neighbors...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 21, 2011 at 1:41 pm | 52 comments | 5776 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bedbugs discovered in Mountain View apartments

After infesting East Coast beds with a vengeance, bedbugs are beginning to jump into bed with West Coast residents, including...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jan 21, 2011 at 9:13 am | 15 comments | 2951 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sarge's new lease on life

Former Army Ranger Sargent Binkley is well on his way to a new life since he robbed a Mountain View Walgreens five years...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jan 20, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 9 comments | 2041 Views

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Palo Alto, other cities explore merging services

Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos and Sunnyvale city managers are considering merging their emergency-dispatch centers,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by Private Investor, on Jan 20, 2011 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 2024 Views

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Stanford students may defend Ideafarm

Wo'O Ideafarm may be represented by Stanford law students when he appears before a judge to face charges that he has violated...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by 40yr resident, on Jan 20, 2011 at 12:26 am | 17 comments | 1989 Views

RESTAURANTS

A truly hearty breakfast

On chilly and not so chilly mornings, I love waking to thoughts of a bounteous breakfast. My lifestyle doesn't allow for...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by Mel, on Jan 19, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 3594 Views

ELECTIONS

Gov. Brown proposes spending cuts, continuing tax hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown said today that he is proposing to close the state's $25.4 billion budget gap by cutting spending by...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:17 pm | 5 comments | 3145 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Colleges slashed but K-12 spared in Brown's state budget proposal

Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget cuts drew positive reactions from school officials in local elementary, middle and high...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Roland R, on Jan 18, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 7 comments | 2262 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Incision-free cancer surgery at 91

Jean Stuetzle, 91, was diagnosed with lung cancer in April. Thanks to a high-tech, non-invasive treatment she received at...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by ernie, on Jan 18, 2011 at 4:45 pm | 5 comments | 2422 Views

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Abe-Koga named chair of VTA board

Mountain View's own Margaret Abe-Koga was named chair of the Valley Transportation Authority board of directors this week,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Jan 18, 2011 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 3346 Views

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Council names interim city manager

The City Council has asked the city's freshly-hired assistant city manager, Melissa Stevenson Dile, to take over as interim...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Both wrong, on Jan 18, 2011 at 10:24 am | 5 comments | 2818 Views

BOOKS

Actor Rainn Wilson hits the book circuit

Actor Rainn Wilson, who plays an egomaniacal paper salesman in the TV show "The Office," spoke at a packed Books Inc. on...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by CG, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:06 am | 2 comments | 3996 Views

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Man hurls statuettes at construction workers

Police arrested a man on the morning of Jan. 3 following a complaint that he was throwing objects at a construction crew...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:44 am | 6 comments | 1915 Views

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Two women hurt in attempted purse-snatching

A group of men tried to rob two women as they were walking in front of the Hampton Inn and Suites on Moffett Boulevard on...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:37 am | 16 comments | 2187 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain conductor arrested for alleged misconduct with female passengers

A Caltrain conductor has been arrested for two incidents of alleged misconduct with female train passengers, authorities...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 1913 Views

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Ideafarm back behind bars, arrested in Mountain View

http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_17102476 It was only a matter of time. Good riddance....

Original post made by Paul_C on Jan. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1837 Views

RESTAURANTS

'Pancake Man' Kenneth Pruitt dies

Well-known restaurateur Kenneth H. Pruitt, who became known as the "Pancake Man" after opening his first Ken's House of Pancakes...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Richard Clark, on Jan 15, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 4179 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto gives emphatic "NO!" to rail station

California's high-speed rail system should not stop in Palo Alto as it speeds between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Local resident, on Jan 15, 2011 at 2:14 am | 8 comments | 2160 Views

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Tour bus catches fire, ties up San Antonio Road

A large tour bus filled with Japanese tourists caught fire late Wednesday afternoon, blocking westbound lanes of San Antonio...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Dr. Collateral, on Jan 14, 2011 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 1873 Views
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