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MerchantCircle pays $900,000 in consumer case

A Mountain View-based Internet social-networking company for small businesses will pay $900,000 in a settlement of a consumer-protection...

Original post made on May. 30, 2010
Last comment by Tim Stevens, on May 30, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 1622 Views

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Kids conquer Alcatraz swim

On the morning of April 10, eight-year-old Malena Nguyen and her 10-year-old brother Jordan woke up early. They didn't have...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by ZO, on Jun 4, 2010 at 1:08 am | 1 comment | 1571 Views

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Want to sound off about the city? There's an app for that.

Mountain View residents can voice their questions and concerns about the city at any time and from anywhere, now that the...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Jun 7, 2010 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 998 Views

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Library's summer reading program goes online

As the school year comes to a close, the Mountain View Library is preparing for its Summer Reading Program. This year, for...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by Friend, on Jun 7, 2010 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 1541 Views

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Free Concert this Friday: Downtown Los Altos

Hosted by Community Hope and Sober Events (CHASE). Our 4th annual "CHASE on the Plaza" is coming to Community Plaza in...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jun 8, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1539 Views

ELECTIONS

Jeff Rosen edges out Dolores Carr in DA race

Challenger Jeff Rosen narrowly defeated Santa Clara County incumbent District Attorney Dolores Carr Tuesday in an election...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Frank, on Jun 9, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 1799 Views

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sonic boom?

Did anyone else hear a loud boom at about 10:30pm last night (Wed. 6/9)? I was half asleep and was awakened by the sound...

Original post made by minerva on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1297 Views

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El Camino offers free skin cancer screenings

Summer is here, with its warm nights, days spent at the beach or by the pool, and sunburns, the leading cause of skin cancer....

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by bluey, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views

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Medi-pot regulations are no slam dunk

Disagreements on the City Council Tuesday appeared to threaten the passage of an ordinance allowing regulated marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Tina, on Jun 10, 2010 at 11:43 pm | 1 comment | 1217 Views

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McKelvey, Cuesta flood basins the topic of June 17 meeting

Controversial flood basins proposed for the Cuesta Annex and McKelvey Park will be discussed this Thursday at City Hall as...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Hip Waders, on Jun 17, 2010 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1273 Views

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Motion to adjourn: City Clerk Angee Salvador retires

After 21 years working in Mountain View's city clerk's office, City Clerk Angee Salvador is calling it good on June 18. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jun 17, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 1 comment | 1319 Views

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Bobcat Ridge to re-open Saturday

Tule, one of the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo's two bobcats, watches ducks and a goose from her favorite spot in her new...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by The Dad, on Jun 18, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1159 Views

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Council balances city budget with cuts and fees

The City Council approved a balanced $87 million general fund budget Tuesday with a few last minute tweaks. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Jun 24, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 1144 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Knight and Day'

Tom Cruise returns to form in this entertaining action-comedy from director James Mangold ("3:10 to Yuma"). Cruise and co-star...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Margaret, on Jun 25, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 3301 Views

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Senior stretches income to support her son

It is a notion hard-wired into us, that the American Dream is accessible to any and all willing to reach for it; that earnest...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Jun 26, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1274 Views

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Seniors get VTA bus to Senior Center

Bus line 34, called a "lifeline" to the outside world for some Mountain View seniors, will have a new route beginning Monday,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jul 1, 2010 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 1557 Views

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You know 9-1-1, but have you heard of 2-1-1?

A little-known phone number to help people find resources when they need them should be expanded to all Americans, Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by vfree, on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1387 Views

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City's property values plummet

Santa Clara County's assessed property values fared better during much of the Great Depression than they did last year, tax...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2010
Last comment by Martin Littler, on Jul 11, 2010 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 1287 Views

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Residents urged to dispose of recalled spinach

The California Department of Health is advising residents who purchased two lots of recalled baby spinach to throw the products...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Total recall, on Jul 12, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1457 Views

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Not-so-good vibrations

Gus Malek-Madani has always been a problem solver. As a child in Iran, he would take things apart and try to put them back...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Storage Architect, on Jul 14, 2010 at 12:21 am | 1 comment | 1347 Views
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