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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 | 1673 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1840 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 | 1449 Views

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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 | 1913 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 | 3206 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Quakes much more a concern than a tsunami, experts say

While concern over the possibility of a major earthquake the Bay Area is warranted, an expert from the United States Geological...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by HoleInTheHead, on Mar 15, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 7 comments | 2108 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shalala hits all the right notes

Umami. It is the fifth taste, most easily translated from Japanese as savoriness, which, in addition to sweet, salty, sour,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 3682 Views

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Hospital donations jeopardized by CEO's ouster

A month after El Camino Hospital abruptly announced that it would terminate CEO Ken Graham's contract at the end of the fiscal...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by David, on Mar 30, 2011 at 8:46 pm | 7 comments | 5830 Views

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MV company charged with fraud by SEC

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a Mountain View firm and five of its officers for allegedly defrauding...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by jupiiterk, on Mar 28, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 7 comments | 2572 Views

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Council gives up on Shoreline hotel

The city has abandoned its plan to build a hotel on a plot of land near the Shoreline Amphitheater, approving a 53-year,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by GDM, on Mar 26, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 7 comments | 1814 Views

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Owner of condemned mobile home vows to fight

"It's just been a damn mess," said Bob Burnham, an eight-year resident of Sahara Mobile Village whose home is uninhabitable...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Greed is Good, on Apr 9, 2011 at 7:52 am | 7 comments | 1990 Views

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Caltrain board reluctant to cut bullet trains

Caltrain's governing board, the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, urged the agency's staff Thursday to find another...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Gene, on Apr 15, 2011 at 8:24 am | 7 comments | 2774 Views

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PG&E set to begin gas line tests in Mountain View

PG&E is mobilizing this week to begin pressure testing major gas pipelines in Mountain View -- one of the first two Bay Area...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Apr 25, 2011 at 8:25 pm | 7 comments | 1979 Views

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Hangar One's windows won't be saved

After a last minute inspection, NASA officials have decided that Hangar One's 4,638 unique windows aren't worth saving, a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on May 6, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 4075 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will I get in? Can I afford it?

Applying to college has always been both exciting and exhausting. In 2011, however, with peers boasting on Facebook, unprecedented...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Proud Slug, on May 12, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 7 comments | 2688 Views

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Google gets deal on latest city lease

Google may have gotten a bargain for its 53 year lease of 9 city owned acres by paying for it all at once with $30 million,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Appraiser Dude, on May 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 7 comments | 1957 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts to preschool program will have ripple effect

Preschool services for the children of some local adult school students will be significantly cut back next year, an official...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Suggestion, on May 24, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 7 comments | 2854 Views

RESTAURANTS

A classic in need of updating

On a recent, cool spring evening I rushed into Ristorante Don Giovanni Cucina Italiana on Castro Street. I was running embarrassingly...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Joanne, on May 30, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 7 comments | 3079 Views

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Zoning Administrator OK's Mayfield project

The large Mayfield residential development is on its way to the City Council for a vote on June 21, thanks to a decision...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by PickNitter, on May 24, 2011 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 2076 Views

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Parents rally to protest education cuts

Parents and other supporters of public schools are gathering around the Bay Area today as part of a statewide campaign against...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by sly from old m.v., on May 26, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 7 comments | 1969 Views
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