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ELECTIONS

Woman robbed after walking in on burglary

A 27-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint after she came home to a burglar in her home shortly before 9 p.m on Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Jeff, on Dec 22, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 20 comments | 4086 Views

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A good year for trails

Two major highways will no longer stand in the way of cyclists and pedestrians on two popular Mountain View trails once a...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by good job, on Dec 22, 2010 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 2266 Views

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Minivan stolen from garage while family sleeps

A gray, 2008 Honda Odyssey minivan was stolen out of the garage of a home on the 3300 block of Brower Avenue sometime during...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 21, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 2189 Views

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Today: Premanente trail groundbreaking

Excitement is sure to be found at a groundbreaking ceremony at 2:30 p.m. today for a milestone civil engineering project...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Dec 20, 2010 at 6:35 pm | 4 comments | 2795 Views

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Second quake shakes Midpeninsula Sunday

Two earthquakes, apparently along the Cascade fault line, shook parts of the Midpeninsula Sunday, the first occurring at...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by James, on Dec 20, 2010 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2214 Views

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Couple launches impromptu protest of Ideafarm

Police were called after a man and his wife took to the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street Monday evening to protest...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Dec 20, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 100 comments | 15641 Views

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Here comes the sun

Work has begun on a solar power system that will generate at least 25 percent of the power consumed by both Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by A Student, on Dec 19, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 17 comments | 3292 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Anna Eshoo opposes Obama tax deal

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is not happy about a White House tax proposal, crafted with Congressional Republicans, that would,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 19, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 2933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers get raise, bonus

Teachers in Mountain View elementary and middle schools will see higher salaries next year along with a one-time, 1.5-percent...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by PTA Dad, on Dec 19, 2010 at 7:38 am | 5 comments | 3187 Views

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Toys sought for "Cops that Care" event

Police hope 1,700 kids will flock to the police station on Saturday where the auditorium will be turned into the North Pole...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Grinch PD, on Dec 19, 2010 at 7:35 am | 5 comments | 2190 Views

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Police seek public's help in home-invasion robbery

Two men suspected of a home invasion robbery in mid-September remain at large and police are asking the community for help. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Just Wunderin, on Dec 17, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 9 comments | 2292 Views

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Electronics, jewelry stolen from apartment

Electronics and jewelry were stolen from an apartment on the 1800 block of Ednamary Way, Tuesday, Dec. 14. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 16, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 1 comment | 2276 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino, Anthem clash over contract

El Camino Hospital may soon terminate its contract with the health insurance provider Anthem Blue Cross, unless the two organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Bean Counter, on Dec 16, 2010 at 4:48 pm | 15 comments | 7675 Views

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Council OKs study of 1,500 homes near Google

The City Council unanimously voted to study potential changes to the city's general plan on Tuesday, including the possibility...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 9 comments | 2646 Views

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Supes scrap Peninsula toll proposal

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors, acting as the city's transportation authority, voted 9-2 Tuesday to scrap a controversial...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Dec 16, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 2287 Views

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Hundreds turn out for Kari Prager memorial ride

In memory of beloved California BMW motorcycle dealership owner Kari Prager, around 200 motorcyclists left the Old Middlefield...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Arlie Ray, on Dec 16, 2010 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 2367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Merge school districts, grand jury says

The Santa Clara County Grand Jury estimates that about $9.4 million could be saved by turning the Los Altos School District,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by bobobear, on Dec 15, 2010 at 11:09 pm | 23 comments | 3772 Views

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Green light for Segways on trails

After being told that Segways caused no accidents on the Stevens Creek Trail during a two-year trial period, the City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Old Man of the Trail, on Dec 15, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 2136 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Give a dog a home

Local shelters, facing influx of dogs, offer "name your price" adoptions. Santa Clara County animal shelters are also seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by MS, on Dec 14, 2010 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 2163 Views

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Experts urge 'thorough reassessment' of high-speed rail plans

Potentially fatal flaws are threatening California's proposed high-speed rail system, according to a new report by a panel...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:33 pm | 26 comments | 3158 Views
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Opening alert: iTalico in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,721 views