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Another train death averted by quick-thinking Caltrain engineer

A recent spate of tragedies along the tracks has everyone, perhaps especially Caltrain engineers, on edge. But among the...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by grateful, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2330 Views

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High speed rail 'teach-in' Saturday

The city of Palo Alto will host a six-hour workshop on the California High Speed Rail project on Saturday designed to teach...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Sep 19, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 1976 Views

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Interplast receives $50,000 grant

Two hundred impoverished children will undergo reconstructive surgeries next year thanks to a $50,000 grant to Interplast,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on Sep 21, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 2 comments | 1851 Views

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County declares state of emergency for H1N1

Santa Clara County officials declared a local state of emergency Tuesday due to the H1N1 swine flu virus. The Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Andrew Bachmann, on Oct 1, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 2 comments | 2048 Views

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H1N1 vaccine arrives at county health dept.

The first shipment of H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine — 14,000 doses — have arrived in Santa Clara County, health officials...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Oct 11, 2009 at 3:55 am | 2 comments | 1806 Views

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Judge may rule Friday on Peninsula rail plan

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge is expected to rule Friday on whether the California High Speed Rail Authority must...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 9, 2009 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 2294 Views

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Can city catch up with high speed rail?

A three-person City Council committee met this week in the first of a series of regular meetings to discuss the challenges...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:54 am | 2 comments | 1868 Views

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NASA Ames: water found on the moon

Scientists at Mountain View's NASA Ames Research Center dramatically announced Friday morning the discovery of water on the...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by gogoGadgetNasa, on Nov 16, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 2207 Views

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Like it or not, you still have a homeless problem

I was sorry to learn, from the article about 86-year-old homeless resident Jess Santana, that David Mace, a former colleague,...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Dec 24, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 1937 Views

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Air district issues 'Spare the Air' alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a "Spare the Air" alert for Tuesday, marking the fourth of the season...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Jan 5, 2010 at 9:18 pm | 2 comments | 1779 Views

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Gunmen rob Kragen Auto on California Street

Police say two men brandishing a handgun robbed the Kragen Auto Parts on California Street last Saturday morning, getting...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 5, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1969 Views

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Census Bureau sets up Evelyn Avenue office

The U.S. Census Bureau has come to Mountain View as part of its nationwide campaign to solicit information from every residence...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 10, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 2 comments | 2276 Views

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People to People Ambassadors coming door-to-door. Legit?

My wife and I just had two college-age kids knock on our door and claim they were from the People to People Ambassador program,...

Original post made by Paul on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 1661 Views

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Need your help

Hi there, I have been a victim of continuous abuse/harassment/torment from a wealthy, Caucasian man who has been abusing...

Original post made by Kalida Jordan on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Jan 15, 2010 at 1:16 am | 2 comments | 1657 Views

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Council gets early start on this year's budget

It's only January, but the City Council and interested residents spent nearly five hours in a public meeting Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by missy, on Jan 29, 2010 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 1651 Views

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Obama's budget boosts NASA Ames

The announcement of President Obama's new direction for space exploration has caused rancor in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by ARC contractor, on Feb 3, 2010 at 12:33 am | 2 comments | 2522 Views

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Phone scam targeting the elderly resurfaces

Palo Alto police are warning seniors that a telephone scam from last spring dubbed "favorite grandson" has resurfaced over...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Feb 19, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 1707 Views

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No damage reported following tsunami advisory

A tsunami advisory was issued and then canceled over the weekend for the California coastline following a huge 8.8-magnitude...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Mar 2, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 1637 Views

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Broken arm leads to $1M suit against city

The City Council and city officials have decided to reject a $1 million claim against the city brought by a woman whose arm...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 6, 2010 at 1:44 am | 2 comments | 1844 Views

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Energy secretary: U.S. lagging in clean-tech race

The U.S. lags behind other countries in the race for clean technology even though it has the greatest "innovation machine"...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Mar 9, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 1675 Views
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