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Local kids may lose Healthy Families coverage

Mountain View resident Olga Melo, who makes about $2,000 a month cleaning houses, says her family would go bankrupt if it...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Margaret, on Aug 17, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 4 comments | 2017 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo buys time for Hangar One

There may be hope for Hangar One after all, city officials say, after Congresswoman Anna Eshoo negotiated with the Navy to...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Katherine, on Aug 17, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 8 comments | 2211 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Resentment lingers at BMW dealership

After a two-month strike last year allowed them to keep a union contract, albeit with fewer benefits and pay, a large group...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 15, 2009 at 10:35 am | 6 comments | 2079 Views

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Pedestrian fatally struck at San Antonio station

A pedestrian was fatally struck Monday evening by a passenger train at the San Antonio station. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 14, 2009 at 8:54 pm | 16 comments | 2089 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Join the Fight to Save Palo Alto Bowl!!

Hi you all, Care about the Palo Alto Bowl? Sick and tired of a handful of elderly people deciding the fates of cities...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Aug. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1905 Views

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Commission OKs new hotel for Palo Alto Bowl

An ambitious proposal to replace Palo Alto Bowl with a four-story hotel and 26 new houses received tentative support from...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Aug 14, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 8 comments | 1989 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspects strike deals in Plymouth Ave. murders

Two of the eight suspects arrested last summer in connection with the brutal double murder of a brother and sister on Plymouth...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Z, on Aug 14, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 5 comments | 2118 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CHP crackdown on violators of 'hands-free' law

The California Highway Patrol will be on the lookout for drivers flouting the state law requiring hands-free devices for...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Aug 14, 2009 at 11:02 am | 9 comments | 2416 Views

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The Higham family's magnificent adventure

The Highams rented out their Mountain View home and packed only what they could carry on their bicycles. Then they took off...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by kathy, on Aug 13, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 1817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Controversial teacher reassigned to Graham

A former fourth-grade teacher at Huff Elementary School, who left the school last spring after some parents complained that...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Get Ready, on Aug 13, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 21 comments | 3344 Views

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VTA meets to discuss service cuts

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will hold a meeting at City Hall Wednesday, Aug. 12 to gather input on proposed...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Mike Zelinski, on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1632 Views

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Coroner IDs woman killed at San Antonio station

The woman killed by a passenger train Monday evening has been identified as Leila Ruth Dewitt, 42, of Mountain View, according...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by tommygee, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 2103 Views

OTHER ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Caltrain hears the noise

Perhaps proving that its organization is nimble enough to hear and respond to public concerns, Caltrain announced last week...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Doc Savage, on Aug 12, 2009 at 6:34 pm | 10 comments | 2343 Views

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City sued over child endangerment arrest

A mother who was cleared of child endangerment charges in 2007 after leaving her toddler locked in her car outside of Costco...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Aug 12, 2009 at 4:19 pm | 26 comments | 2357 Views

ELECTIONS

Gas tax Tom Cambell

The gas tax is the tax that makes the most sense. We are talking about reducing omissions but the only way to make people...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Annoyed, on Aug 12, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 2827 Views

OTHER ISSUES

We must be careful about HSR

HSR is an infrastructure project and the private sector industry that has been hit particularly hard is construction. Building...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:45 am | 5 comments | 1962 Views

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Give Google credit for free WiFi

For the lucky users who can receive Google's free WiFi in Mountain View, the service is a big hit, more than worth the trouble...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by RB, on Aug 11, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1960 Views

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VTA to buy 70 hybrid buses with stimulus funds

The board of directors of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority voted unanimously last week to authorize the purchase...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by southbay reader, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 8 comments | 1886 Views

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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 | 2076 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 | 1554 Views
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