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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 | 2443 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 | 5398 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 | 2755 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 | 3004 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 | 6007 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 | 2889 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 | 2374 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 | 2410 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 | 2905 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 | 2822 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 | 5799 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 | 2535 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 | 2614 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 | 2784 Views

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Mountain View man makes 600th blood donation

A 75-year-old Mountain View man hit a personal milestone when he made his 600th blood donation at the Stanford Blood Center...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by herbert maxwell, on Aug 22, 2012 at 10:36 pm | 6 comments | 2557 Views

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Bar owner battles with new landlord

A battle continues to ferment in a strip mall between a bar owner, a neighboring acupuncturist and their preschool-owning...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Oh Boy, on Aug 26, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 14 comments | 2942 Views

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Real estate investor gets five-year federal sentence

A longtime Palo Alto and Mountain View real estate investor has received a five-year federal prison term on Aug. 20 for bilking...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Coach, on Aug 27, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 2990 Views

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Best of Mountain View 2012

These are the champions, the restaurants, retailers and professionals who answered the call to compete and came out on top....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by member, on Apr 24, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 4141 Views

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Rapper E-40 says city officials kept him out of Shoreline show

When the Rock the Bells hip hop festival hit the Shoreline Amphitheater on Aug. 25, Bay Area hip hop icons Too Short and...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Aug 29, 2012 at 8:11 am | 9 comments | 3630 Views

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Holiday Fund: CSA serves up gifts, groceries

Each year around the holidays, the Community Services Agency gets flooded with toys, clothing and canned goods -- all donated...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Raymond Harper, on Aug 28, 2012 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 2881 Views
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