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OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County voters may face tax question

Voters in Santa Clara County may be asked to approve a one-eighth-of-a-cent boost in the sales tax this November. The Board...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Kman, on Aug 9, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 12 comments | 1432 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Battling extreme baby blues

El Camino Hospital recently became one of only two health care organizations in the country to offer inpatient treatment...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jeanne Batacan, on Aug 9, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 1473 Views

AROUND TOWN

A new home for the Pearson house?

Retired VTA light rail driver Josephine Manoli says she has plenty of room in her backyard for the historic Pearson House,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 9, 2012 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1406 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday

Temperatures are expected to approach 100 degrees in inland parts of the Bay Area this week, according to the National Weather...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by chevron, on Aug 8, 2012 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 1155 Views

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NASA Ames scientist to analyze data sent back from Mars

Thousands of people gathered at the NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett Field Sunday night, Aug. 5, to watch the historic...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Worldallwrong, on Aug 8, 2012 at 6:58 pm | 5 comments | 1519 Views

ELECTIONS

More women to get health services under new law

Access to women's health services expanded on Wednesday, Aug. 1, due to the federal Affordable Care Act. The guaranteed services...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Aug 8, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 10 comments | 1491 Views

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Local band takes it 'Easy'

Just north of Highway 101, tucked into the back corner of a squat, unassuming strip of office space, Andrew Heine of Dogcatcher...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jared Milos, on Aug 8, 2012 at 11:49 am | 4 comments | 3369 Views

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Tuesday, Aug. 7

[http://www.theatreworks.org/shows/2012nwf/ ==B Theater:== "Sleeping Rough"] TheatreWorks' New Works Festival presents the...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 7, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1191 Views

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Carport storage locker burglarized

A pair of speakers, speaker stands and a electrically powered saw were stolen from a carport storage locker in a Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Sparty , on Aug 7, 2012 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 1270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NASA rover lands on Mars

The rover Curiosity landed on Mars Sunday night shortly before 10:30 p.m., according to NASA officials. Its two-year mission...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Teresa, on Aug 6, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 1640 Views

RESTAURANTS

Fois Gras Users Defy Ban

Two responses here... 1) Ducks and geese force fed to produce overly large livers ( for fois gras ) do not suffer; they...

Original post made by Lawrence Wallace on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Quacker, on Aug 3, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 1 comment | 1599 Views

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SLIDESHOW: Hangar One, revealed

As many as 100 workers per day labored over the past year to strip the siding from Moffett Field's Hangar One, in an environmental...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by gc, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:06 pm | 4 comments | 1705 Views

ELECTIONS

Newcomers vie for seat on council

A week into the City Council election nomination period six potential candidates have pulled papers to enter the November...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 3, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 13 comments | 1997 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Competing newspaper racks found in SJ Mercury trash bin

At least 31 newspaper distribution racks were discovered behind the San Jose Mercury News headquarters Wednesday and many,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by sean, on Aug 3, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 9 comments | 1759 Views

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Man arrested for indecent exposure

Police arrested a Los Angeles man yesterday for allegedly exposing and pleasuring himself in front of a female member of...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Betsy Dwyer, on Aug 3, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 1278 Views

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No biz opposition to plastic bag ban plan

If businesses oppose the proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View, it's not been obvious or apparent. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by LovingMtnView, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 2317 Views

OTHER ISSUES

One household's eye-opening energy audit

A pair of detectives went to work in a Mountain View home this week, probing for the secrets behind its energy bill. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bob Daley, on Aug 2, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 2175 Views

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Local band takes it 'Easy'

Just north of Highway 101, tucked into the back corner of a squat, unassuming strip of office space, Andrew Heine hunches...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jared Milos, on Aug 2, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1552 Views

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Hospital district's future in balance

The future of the El Camino Hospital District is up for discussion this afternoon, at a meeting of the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sue, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1312 Views

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City finally traps a squirrel

After setting its sights on a small band of aggressive squirrels in Cuesta Park, the city has succeeded in trapping and euthanizing...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by worldhistoricalgenius, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 5 comments | 3653 Views
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