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Man dies in cement-truck accident on Middlefield

A man died on Middlefield Road on Saturday morning after an accident that caused the cement truck he was driving to topple...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Aug 26, 2013 at 9:33 pm | 3 comments | 16142 Views

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Raising money to maintain 'Hope'

A charitable group that has been feeding local homeless men, women and children for the past two years is attempting to raise...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 11, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 11350 Views

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Peace Day celebration downtown on Saturday

A holiday created by the United Nations, "Peace Day" will be celebrated around the world on Saturday, Sept. 21, and will...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by libtards, on Sep 20, 2013 at 6:45 pm | 3 comments | 2533 Views

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Halloween happenings: Costumes, carnivals and concerts

Ready to get spooked? In a very nice way, that is. Halloween events in the Midpeninsula tend to be more friendly than frightening,...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by PinkQueen, on Aug 28, 2014 at 12:30 am | 3 comments | 6736 Views

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Milk Pail owner wary of developer's offer

In its proposed second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, Developer Merlone Geier has offered Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 9569 Views

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New toxic hot spots linked to sewers

Environmental Protection Agency officials told residents Tuesday that the only plausible explanation so far for the mysterious...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 14, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 20466 Views

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Rulings deal financial blow to high-speed rail

California's proposed high-speed-rail system ran into a legal barrier Monday when a Sacramento judge ruled that the funding...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 27, 2013 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 4036 Views

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Foothill-De Anza to spearhead state's online efforts

With demand increasing for online college education options, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is preparing...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by James, on Nov 26, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 7415 Views

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County animal shelters lower pet adoption fees

Animal shelters in Santa Clara County have lowered their adoption fees this month as part of the annual "Home for the Holidays"...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by mari posa, on Dec 9, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 3 comments | 6011 Views

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'From science fiction to science fact'

Discovering that something from science fiction is real is no ordinary feat. Laurance Doyle, an astrophysicist at the SETI...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2013
Last comment by Kirk, on Dec 14, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments | 4874 Views

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Convenience store robbed at gunpoint

A convenience store on Old Middlefield Road was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night, according to police. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jan 29, 2014 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 5042 Views

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Alleged serial car burglar re-arrested

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has filed charges against a man they believe is responsible for numerous...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Waldo, on Jan 28, 2014 at 6:19 pm | 3 comments | 8037 Views

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Feds, police stage major gang bust in county

Federal and local law enforcement agencies on Thursday raided 14 locations in Santa Clara County and arrested suspected...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by why hate, on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:27 am | 3 comments | 8249 Views

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Two indecent exposures reported in Mountain View

Thanks to a quick-thinking victim, police arrested a 20-year-old Redwood City man on Feb. 4 on charges of indecent exposure. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Feb 7, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 5646 Views

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Drought persists despite weekend storms

The parched Bay Area got a soaking over the weekend, but not enough to alleviate drought concerns, weather and state water...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by tommygee54, on Feb 10, 2014 at 6:56 pm | 3 comments | 6319 Views

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Wednesday: Sen. Hill holds online 'town hall'

State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, invites residents in his 13th Senate District to join an online "town hall" meeting from...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Feb 19, 2014 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 4489 Views

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Medical innovator Fogarty faces 80 with optimism

Surgeon, vintner and inventor with 150 patents to his name, Dr. Thomas Fogarty founded the Fogarty Institute for Innovation...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Mr Advisor, on Feb 24, 2014 at 6:19 am | 3 comments | 6270 Views

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Google talks up its 'tools' for journalists

They've worked with municipalities to provide free wireless and broadband Internet, created the world's most popular email...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 9, 2014 at 11:54 am | 3 comments | 3218 Views

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County seeks new site for north county homeless shelter

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to find a replacement for the north county's cold-weather...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by DC, on Apr 21, 2014 at 8:05 pm | 3 comments | 4204 Views

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Google Fiber May Be Coming Soon, But At What Price?

I was at the City Council Meeting tonight and after several hours spent discussing Dog Parks and Council Salary, the City...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 25, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1591 Views
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