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Eateries can't compete with Google's free food

Since he started his North Bayshore sandwich shop with his brother 21 years ago, Victor Jadallah saw the neighborhood double...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 20, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 38 comments | 10685 Views

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Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by tommygee54, on Mar 16, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 5 comments | 2091 Views

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Lieber's campaign to focus on Prop. 13, budget

Former Mountain View mayor and state Assembly member Sally Lieber is known for being a Democrat further to the left than...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Mar 25, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 49 comments | 4043 Views

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Civility Roundtable on undocumented workers

After successfully hosting a roundtable discussion about Google's impacts on the city, the human relations commission will...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 22, 2012 at 11:46 am | 29 comments | 3270 Views

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Molly Magees employee punched in face

A man was arrested on March 16 after allegedly punching a Molly Magees employee in the face, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by stan, on Mar 20, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 2265 Views

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Corporations are not people, council says

The City Council on Tuesday passed a resolution in support of efforts to amend the U.S. Constitution to abolish "corporate...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by BeckyJ, on Mar 26, 2012 at 9:12 am | 23 comments | 4110 Views

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Sparks fly in "Civility Roundtable" immigration discussion

An event designed to bring some civility back into the debate on illegal immigration did just that, bringing the various...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 27, 2012 at 10:08 am | 32 comments | 3408 Views

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Simitian revives 'Breast Cancer Detection' bill

After seeing his first effort thwarted by a governor's veto, state Sen. Joe Simitian on Wednesday reintroduced a bill requiring...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Mar 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 2569 Views

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High-speed rail price tag drops by $30B in new plan

California's proposed high-speed rail system would extend from the Central Valley to the Los Angeles Basin within the next...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Apr 6, 2012 at 3:38 pm | 24 comments | 3177 Views

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Shoplifting attempt goes awry

After attempting to make off with two liquor bottles and scuffling with some shop employees, two teenagers were arrested...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by sparty, on Apr 3, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 4 comments | 2613 Views

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Man faces murder charge in hit-and-run fatality

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has filed charges including murder and assault with a deadly weapon against...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Apr 5, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 2628 Views

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High-speed rail price tag drops by $30B in new plan

California's proposed high-speed rail system would extend from the Central Valley to the Los Angeles Basin within the next...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Zap, on Apr 5, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 2027 Views

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New hope for city's burrowing owls

Burrowing owls being driven close to extinction by development pressures may have a chance of survival under a new plan that...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Gail Cheeseman, on Apr 14, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 20 comments | 2445 Views

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Council members want fee hike on Google and others

While discussing a recurring budget gap in a study session on Tuesday, council members called for increased fees on the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Apr 17, 2012 at 8:31 am | 32 comments | 3539 Views

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21 households displaced by fire

The cause of a two-alarm fire that displaced 21 households from an apartment complex on El Camino Real on Tuesday is still...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Apr 10, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 2144 Views

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Pedestrian killed on Shoreline Boulevard

Police say the man who was killed when he was hit by a truck while walking in Mountain View Monday night is 26-year-old Erik...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Dawn, on Apr 13, 2012 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 6964 Views

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City-wide ban on plastic bags is back on the table

The City Council could approve a ban on disposable plastic shopping bags in October -- earlier than anyone expected -- thanks...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Apr 21, 2012 at 10:36 am | 54 comments | 5522 Views

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Erik Onorato remembered by friends, family

Erik Onorato, the 26-year-old who was struck and killed by a pickup truck on April 9, will be remembered as "an incredible...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Leila, on May 5, 2012 at 2:04 am | 5 comments | 3310 Views

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High-speed-rail authority OKs new business plan

Calling it a "huge step" for boosting California's transportation network, the state agency charged with building the controversial...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:39 am | 5 comments | 3640 Views

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High-speed-rail critics eye fresh legal challenges

As state officials prepare to approve the environmental analysis for California's planned high-speed-rail system, Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 14, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 2432 Views
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