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County supervisors OK area code overlay

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this morning voted to implement a new area code via an overlay method, in which...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by MARY, on May 26, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 2147 Views

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Council hires Campbell's city manager

Mayor Jac Siegel announced Friday afternoon that the City Council has finally picked a new city manager, Daniel Rich, who...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Jun 1, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 8 comments | 2326 Views

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Dew you know the weather forecast?

Welcome to Mountain Dew, California. The folks at Weather.com have accidentally renamed our fine city after a soft drink. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Monk-E, on Jul 6, 2011 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 2106 Views

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Valley entrepreneurs share job-creation ideas

To create jobs America must welcome entrepreneurial immigrants, transform education and get more students to choose engineering,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:00 am | 8 comments | 2272 Views

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Local tech company helps cops fight gun violence

A local crime-prevention-technology company is working to change the way police departments across the country fight gun...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by NW Resident, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 2190 Views

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High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by InvestInYourFuture, on Aug 24, 2011 at 3:26 pm | 8 comments | 1695 Views

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Blending high-speed rail with Caltrain?

Caltrain officials on Wednesday, Aug. 17, presented the results of a study that tested the feasibility of integrating...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:16 am | 8 comments | 2380 Views

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Town hall meeting on children's online privacy

Parents are invited to a community discussion with business leaders and U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier tonight, Aug. 31, in Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Sep 3, 2011 at 10:01 pm | 8 comments | 2047 Views

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ZIP code trumps genetic code

The message of a city- and county-sponsored event at Google this week was quite clear: where you live plays a larger role...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ho Ho Ho, on Sep 2, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 8 comments | 1805 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Will new plan save the burrowing owls?

As Mountain View's population of burrowing owls is dwindling, and authorities are being prodded to approve a new plan to...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by JB, on Sep 8, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 8 comments | 2340 Views

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Electronics reported stolen in burglary

An iPhone, iPad and purse were stolen from an apartment in the 1600 block of Villa Street sometime overnight between Aug....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 1669 Views

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Save the Annex or risk flooding the hospital?

In early October the City Council will be asked to either protect the El Camino Hospital area in a major flood or keep a...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Frank Ski, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 8 comments | 2071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro kids go bananas over reading

Castro School's principal, Judy Crates, donned a full gorilla suit on Sept. 8 -- following through on a promise she made...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Oct 2, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 8 comments | 2351 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google gives 200 laptops to local high schools

Google is donating 200 used laptops to Mountain View high schools, as part of its ongoing efforts to support science, technology,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by creditWhereDue, on Sep 25, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 8 comments | 2445 Views

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Target cashier accused of embezzlement

A new cashier at the Target on Showers Drive has been accused of pocketing nearly $2,000 in cash over the course of his first...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by tommygee10, on Sep 23, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 8 comments | 1579 Views

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El Camino Real smashup pins man in car

With some help from the metal-cutting abilities of the "jaws of life," firefighters carefully extracted a man from his Toyota...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Oct 20, 2011 at 11:24 pm | 8 comments | 1690 Views

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Flood of development proposals get council support

The demolition underway at San Antonio Shopping center may soon extend to California Street, thanks to a property acquisition...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Garrett, on Dec 20, 2011 at 12:17 pm | 8 comments | 2588 Views

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Police say masseur assaulted sleeping customer

Police have arrested a man practicing massage in Mountain View for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman who fell asleep...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 8 comments | 2270 Views

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Suspect arrested in bank parking lot robbery

Police have arrested one man and are looking for another in connection with a robbery, which occurred in the parking lot...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Litsa, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 8 comments | 1717 Views

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Hospital workers vote to keep union

After a contentious vote, overshadowed by accusations of procedural lapses and questionable tactics, service workers at El...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by W, on Jan 30, 2012 at 11:41 am | 8 comments | 2242 Views
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