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iPod, jewelry taken in burglary

An open sliding back door is the suspected point of entry in a Sept. 21 burglary at a home in the 1000 block of Boranda Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dad, on Sep 28, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 1717 Views

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Schwarzenegger vetoes rail 'accountability' stick

With a stroke of his line-veto pen, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday killed a budget provision that would have forced the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Shannon, on Oct 18, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 1707 Views

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Bicyclist injured on San Antonio-101 overpass

A 16-year-old boy riding a bike over the San Antonio Road overpass at Highway 101 was injured Sunday afternoon when a car...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by MV Resident, on Oct 19, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 7 comments | 2153 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Nadine Levin named interim Atherton city manager

Nadine Levin, who retired in June as Mountain View's longtime assistant city manager, has been named Atherton's transitional...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by taxpayer, on Oct 31, 2010 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 2166 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mystic coffee

You will likely be gently welcomed by Parviz Rasti, in wire-rim glasses and a sweater, looking very much the college professor...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Oct 30, 2010 at 10:52 pm | 7 comments | 8789 Views

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Company's kit will electrify a Miata

Thanks to a local company there's now an alternative to shelling out $100,000 for a Tesla Roadster. It is a kit that will...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Sick of it, on Nov 8, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 4304 Views

OTHER ISSUES

More than 500 attend 'high speed boondoggle' rally

Hundreds of critics of California's proposed high-speed rail project packed into Burlingame's Caltrain station Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Bruno, on Nov 10, 2010 at 11:16 am | 7 comments | 2080 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Friends' seek to avert Caltrain demise

Without funding to stabilize Caltrain's operating costs, commuters could find themselves without the rail line on the Peninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by I. Ron Ically, on Nov 19, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 7 comments | 1659 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 | 2727 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 | 1775 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital's finances looking healthier

A series of policy changes at El Camino Hospital -- for patient care, staffing and executive salaries and benefits -- are...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by LAF, on Feb 7, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 7 comments | 2505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tough year for public education

A nationwide recession, combined with a $19.1 billion state budget deficit, forced local school officials to make some difficult...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2011
Last comment by UJ, on Jan 7, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 7 comments | 2429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Colleges slashed but K-12 spared in Brown's state budget proposal

Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget cuts drew positive reactions from school officials in local elementary, middle and high...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Roland R, on Jan 18, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 7 comments | 1816 Views

SPORTS

Council: McKelvey ball fields will stay

The City Council on Tuesday night did not support a proposal for removing a 90-foot baseball field from McKelvey Park, despite...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Oldschoolbaseballer, on Feb 26, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 7 comments | 2821 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Uncertainties mount for struggling Caltrain

Facing the looming possibility that Caltrain could go bankrupt if other means of financing are not found, Friends of Caltrain...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by jupiterk, on Feb 1, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 7 comments | 1313 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Watchdogs project spiking costs for high-speed rail

California's high-speed-rail project would cost the state about $65 billion under projections released Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Seer, on Feb 10, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 7 comments | 1575 Views

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Report touts World Expo's economic benefits

If the Bay Area is successful in bringing the World Expo to Moffett Field in 2020, it would inject $5.6 billion into the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by PH, on Feb 15, 2011 at 8:20 am | 7 comments | 1644 Views

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SUV knocks over signal pole

A sport utility vehicle knocked over a traffic signal pole Tuesday evening, Feb. 22, at the intersection of Bush Street and...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Marti, on Feb 24, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 7 comments | 1340 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council extends free Google WiFi deal

Mountain View's residents may enjoy free Google WiFi for another five years, thanks to an agreement the City Council quietly...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Big deal, on Mar 1, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 7 comments | 1791 Views

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Skaters say skate park overhaul is long overdue

As usual, the Rengstorff skate park was a busy place on Friday afternoon, with the sound of a dozen skateboards bouncing...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Bruno, on Mar 15, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 2541 Views
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