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Mayor pitches pod cars to solve Google housing dilemma

In a last-minute effort to allow new North Bayshore housing for Google in the city's general plan update, Mayor Mike Kasperzak...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Jul 20, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 16 comments | 45916 Views

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Caltrain gets funds to go electric

With $700 million in funding coming to Caltrain, the agency expects to see modern electric rail service by 2019, according...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jul 11, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 4 comments | 1995 Views

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Critics of high-speed rail prepare for next chapter

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Stephan H., on Jul 18, 2012 at 7:59 am | 4 comments | 2116 Views

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No settlement in high-speed-rail lawsuit

Efforts to settle a lawsuit filed against the California High-Speed Rail Authority failed nine days after they started, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Anna S., on Jul 26, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 4 comments | 1866 Views

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Hospital district gets high marks, survey says

A majority of people living within the El Camino Hospital District are "highly satisfied" with the job the hospital is doing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by gary maxwell, on Jul 26, 2012 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 2170 Views

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Electronics stolen during apartment burglary

Several laptops and camera equipment were among items stolen in the July 27 daytime burglary of an apartment in 500 block...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by Don't do the crime if you cant do the time. but you shouldn't do it anyway, on Jul 30, 2012 at 7:44 pm | 2 comments | 1883 Views

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Supervisors set to vote on sales tax measure

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this afternoon were set to vote on whether to place a measure on the November...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Aug 2, 2012 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 1967 Views

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PG&E plans to strip backyards

For several decades, Eileen and Beto Telleria's backyard has been a respite from their daily stresses, a Japanese garden...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ignorance , on Jan 25, 2015 at 11:13 pm | 45 comments | 4549 Views

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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 | 2173 Views

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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 | 2516 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. 3, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 29, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 29 comments | 5404 Views

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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 | 2392 Views

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New dance festival coming to MV

Bay Area residents will be able to see professional dancers from across the country at the end of August -- and they may...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by sparty, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:42 am | 3 comments | 1933 Views

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Google fined $22.5M for privacy 'misrepresentations'

Google will be required to pay a $22.5 million penalty after the Federal Trade Commission charged the Mountain View-based...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:01 am | 4 comments | 1992 Views

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Pure business

It wasn't long ago that it was hard to imagine a store in nearly every neighborhood selling what was practically free: water. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Kyser, on Aug 13, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 2518 Views

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Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by saw-it-through-know-better-now, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 2322 Views

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Tiffany necklace, iPads reported stolen from Jobs' Palo Alto home

The home of the late Steve Jobs, Apple's iconic co-founder, became one of Palo Alto's latest burglary targets last month...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Nerdist, on Aug 14, 2012 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 5115 Views

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Bee enthusiast upset over hive's removal

One Mountain View resident is upset that a beehive was removed from a tree on the 700 block of Independence Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by Teresa, on Apr 13, 2013 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 2131 Views

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Where science fiction meets reality

An ardent belief that technology can solve the world's greatest problems defines the 80 students of Singularity University,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by NeHi, on Aug 20, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 2154 Views

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Bee enthusiast upset over hive's removal

One Mountain View resident is upset that a beehive was removed from a tree on the 700 block of Independence Avenue. The bees...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by man and van croydon, on Sep 13, 2012 at 1:18 am | 6 comments | 2327 Views
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