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VIDEO: Assemblyman Jerry Hill discusses pipeline safety

California Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, spoke about pipeline safety and the Sept. 9, 2010, explosion in San Bruno...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Stephan, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 2086 Views

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Foothill football coach Boyett dies

Doug Boyett was a football man and a family man. That was evident when he traveled to Pasadena earlier this month to watch...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Srmartinson, on Feb 3, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 2477 Views

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Playing to learn

Behavior referrals are down and kids are more focused in class, thanks to a new program that brings greater structure to...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by TLG, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:00 pm | 5 comments | 6751 Views

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CSA offers free home repairs for low-income households

Free home repairs are available to low income Mountain View residents under a new city funded program from the Community...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by tommygee54, on Feb 8, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 11 comments | 2417 Views

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Union moves forward on initiative to cap executive pay at hospital

Members of El Camino Hospital's workers' union are moving forward on their plan to seek a legislative cap on executive pay. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Feb 16, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 17 comments | 2802 Views

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Four-track design back on the table for high-speed rail

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 7 comments | 2662 Views

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FBI file: Steve Jobs a 'driven, reality distorter'

A newly released FBI file on Steve Jobs paints a portrait of a driven, complex individual with a "tendency to distort reality"...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 10, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 2129 Views

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DA: Domestic violence led to 16 deaths in 2011

Sixteen people died as a result of domestic violence in Santa Clara County last year -- the highest number of deaths in nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Feb 15, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 2339 Views

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White House may decide Hangar's fate

"The highest levels" of the federal government are now deciding whether to accept an offer from Google's founders to restore...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Mitch, on Feb 19, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 9 comments | 2376 Views

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The end of the drive-thru on El Camino?

Citing human health, climate change and neighbor concerns, the City council took aim at the uniquely American creation known...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by good neighbor, on Feb 22, 2012 at 4:15 pm | 21 comments | 8748 Views

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Four-track design back in high-speed rail plan

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Lori, on Feb 21, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 2053 Views

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The end of the drive-thru on El Camino?

Citing human health, climate change and neighbor concerns, the City Council took aim at the uniquely American creation known...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ian, on Mar 4, 2012 at 7:12 am | 70 comments | 25534 Views

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Small businesses want to be part of North Bayshore plan

Small businesses near Google headquarters are excited by proposals to create a vibrant and walkable village in North Bayshore,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by J, on Sep 8, 2012 at 11:26 pm | 6 comments | 2999 Views

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Police ID man who died in car crash

Family and friends of Brian Drocco say that the Mountain View resident is the man who died in a fiery car crash in the early...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by E, on Feb 29, 2012 at 11:39 pm | 14 comments | 4784 Views

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New grocer seeks city's help

Anne Origel, co-owner of Ava's Downtown Market and Deli, asked the City Council on Tuesday for some financial help as the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by JUST THINK ABOUT IT, on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 44 comments | 6435 Views

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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 | 2932 Views

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Voters could roll back top salaries

El Camino Hospital's service-workers union says it has exceeded the number of signatures needed to get an initiative on the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by IHT, on Mar 16, 2012 at 10:29 am | 24 comments | 2951 Views

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What will happen to N. Bayshore?

With the stroke of a pen, the City Council can create the opportunity to build a new downtown just north of Hwy. 101 to serve...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Chris Conroy, on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 2093 Views

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Arrillaga plan could give TheatreWorks a permanent home

In its roughly four decades on the Peninsula, TheatreWorks has piled up raving reviews and theater awards, but one prize...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Liz, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 2400 Views

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Bay Area looks to cash in on high-speed-rail funds

Peninsula cities and transportation officials see California's proposed high-speed rail system as both a looming threat and...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 14, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 12 comments | 2368 Views
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