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High-speed rail to debut in Central Valley

California's proposed high-speed rail line, which state officials say will compete with airplanes and connect San Francisco...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Dec 7, 2010 at 9:05 pm | 11 comments | 3408 Views

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Burglars net $2,000 in valuables on Escuela Avenue

Burglars made off with about $2,000 in cash, electronics and jewelry from a ground floor apartment in the 300 block of Escuela...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by A Mexican, on Dec 3, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 2224 Views

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Man robbed at gunpoint at Caltrain station

Three men, one of whom carried a gun, beat and robbed a San Francisco man at the San Antonio Caltrain station on Thursday...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by skim1@yahoo.com, on Dec 7, 2010 at 12:17 am | 10 comments | 2432 Views

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Drowned kayaker remembered by neighbors

Donnie Foster, who died while kayaking off the Mendocino Coast Nov. 23, was remembered by Old Mountain View residents this...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Dina Cheyette, on Dec 5, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 2 comments | 2330 Views

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High-speed rail activities to slow down on Peninsula

California's high-speed rail project will begin between the small city of Corcoran and the unincorporated community of Borden...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Tom Lustig, on Dec 3, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 3142 Views

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Eshoo gets feds to cork loud TV ads

It seems that Democrats and Republicans in Washington D.C. can agree on at least one thing these days: advertisers need to...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by k, on Jun 10, 2011 at 10:59 am | 11 comments | 2425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Over 1,000 new homes for Google?

The City Council is expected to take a major step forward with a plan for the future of Mountain View on Tuesday, Dec. 7....

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by confused reader, on Dec 6, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments | 2548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CHAC sees recession's toll from the frontlines

An army of counselors on 30 school campuses in the Mountain View and Los Altos area say they are seeing higher rates of divorce,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by BV333, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 3099 Views

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City seeks input on pot club rules

A "very challenging" set of regulations on medical marijuana dispensaries in Mountain View needs some direction from the...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Factoid, on Dec 13, 2010 at 11:14 am | 28 comments | 2614 Views

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Council to vote on 65 homes next to Minton's

The City Council is set to vote on another large housing project along Evelyn Avenue, but this time the only real critics...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Dec 11, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 19 comments | 2957 Views

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Caltrain to run 'Baby Bullet' express trains on weekends

Caltrain will be adding express service to its regular schedule of trains traveling between San Francisco and San Jose on...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Ross Finlayson, on Dec 6, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2563 Views

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Apparent suicide on Diericx Drive

A Mountain View man apparently shot and killed himself after police surrounded his home in the 2600 block of Diericx Drive...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by jwbus, on Dec 8, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 3251 Views

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Experts urge 'thorough reassessment' of high-speed rail plans

Potentially fatal flaws are threatening California's proposed high-speed rail system, according to a new report by a panel...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:33 pm | 26 comments | 2612 Views

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Missing MV man found OK

Mountain View police are no longer searching for a missing at-risk man. Police said that Charles Ford, 64, who was reported...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by BD, on Dec 8, 2010 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 2598 Views

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Bakery manager lauded for saving man's life

On Tuesday the City Council recognized Costco bakery manager Mike Tyler for using CPR to save the life of a 72-year-old man...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Rita Nutile, on Dec 12, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 2765 Views

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Here comes the sun

Work has begun on a solar power system that will generate at least 25 percent of the power consumed by both Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by A Student, on Dec 19, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 17 comments | 2753 Views

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Navy: Moffett's toxic vapors not our problem

Toxic fumes will continue to collect inside some of Moffett Field's buildings while the U.S. Navy and NASA disagree on who...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by your tax dollars at work, on Dec 9, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 2687 Views

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Holiday sparkle at City Hall

Mountain View residents got into the spirit of the season at the city's annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony on Monday evening,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Police, on Dec 13, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 2584 Views

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City Manager Kevin Duggan to retire

After 21 years as Mountain View's well-respected city manager, Kevin Duggan has announced that he will be retiring next year....

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by homegirl, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:36 pm | 14 comments | 3645 Views

RESTAURANTS

For the love of sandwiches

In the noontime line at Ike's Place at Stanford University, a line that curves around the spacious, light-filled Forbes Family...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Big Fan, on Dec 10, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 4050 Views
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