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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 | 2925 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 | 2951 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2875 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 | 2698 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 | 3964 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 | 4330 Views

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CSA serves up gifts, groceries and help

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

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Doris, on Dec 10, 2010 at 12:44 am | 1 comment | 2660 Views

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Jay Boyarsky appointed chief assistant to district attorney

Long-time county prosecutor Jay Boyarsky has been tapped to serve as chief assistant district attorney by Jeffrey F. Rosen,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Alicia Crank, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2739 Views

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Anna Eshoo opposes Obama tax deal

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is not happy about a White House tax proposal, crafted with Congressional Republicans, that would,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 19, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 2639 Views

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El Camino, Anthem clash over contract

El Camino Hospital may soon terminate its contract with the health insurance provider Anthem Blue Cross, unless the two organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Bean Counter, on Dec 16, 2010 at 4:48 pm | 15 comments | 7189 Views

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Moffett will house world's largest airship

NASA Ames Research Center announced an agreement on Wednesday to house what is said to be the world's largest airship in...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Dec 12, 2010 at 9:33 pm | 5 comments | 2535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers get raise, bonus

Teachers in Mountain View elementary and middle schools will see higher salaries next year along with a one-time, 1.5-percent...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by PTA Dad, on Dec 19, 2010 at 7:38 am | 5 comments | 2927 Views

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65 more homes coming to Evelyn Avenue

The City Council unanimously approved another large housing project along Evelyn Avenue on Tuesday, replacing a slew of auto...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by Daniel t., on Aug 17, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 2964 Views

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Students take pride in solar

Students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools are beginning to learn a lot more about solar energy this year, and...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Dec 12, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 2163 Views

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Making merry with the arts

Seasonal concerts, ballets, plays and other creative endeavors abound on the Midpeninsula. Audiences will hear voices and...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by csma, on Dec 13, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1624 Views

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Council OKs study of 1,500 homes near Google

The City Council unanimously voted to study potential changes to the city's general plan on Tuesday, including the possibility...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 9 comments | 2308 Views

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Give a dog a home

Local shelters, facing influx of dogs, offer "name your price" adoptions. Santa Clara County animal shelters are also seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by MS, on Dec 14, 2010 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 1995 Views

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Couple launches impromptu protest of Ideafarm

Police were called after a man and his wife took to the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street Monday evening to protest...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Dec 20, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 100 comments | 13974 Views

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Green light for Segways on trails

After being told that Segways caused no accidents on the Stevens Creek Trail during a two-year trial period, the City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Old Man of the Trail, on Dec 15, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 1936 Views

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Supes scrap Peninsula toll proposal

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors, acting as the city's transportation authority, voted 9-2 Tuesday to scrap a controversial...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Dec 16, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 2046 Views
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