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City puts broader phone tax on ballot

The City Council voted Tuesday to have voters decide whether the city should extend its phone tax to internet phone services...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Aug 2, 2010 at 12:09 am | 6 comments | 1285 Views

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Philanthropist, Sunset publisher Bill Lane dies

Former Sunset magazine publisher and philanthropist Bill Lane died Saturday, following a rich life of community dedication...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Ghizela, on Nov 7, 2010 at 6:04 am | 6 comments | 1552 Views

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Colleges caught in state budget battle

Unlike other community college districts in the Bay Area and throughout California, Foothill-De Anza has managed to avoid...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Fred, on Aug 19, 2010 at 12:30 am | 6 comments | 1424 Views

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Yakking on the phone while driving costly to 1,600 Bay Area motorists

Bay Area law enforcement agencies issued more than 1,600 citations to drivers using their phones without hands-free devices...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 22, 2010 at 12:14 am | 6 comments | 1384 Views

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Caltrain reconsiders cutting weekend, Gilroy service

Caltrain is likely to keep two of its services instead of cutting them to help close a $2.3 million budget gap, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by John Murphy, on Aug 30, 2010 at 3:50 pm | 6 comments | 1333 Views

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Caltrain weighs fare increases

Although weekend Caltrain service recently escaped the budget ax, at a public hearing on Sept. 2 the rail agency proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by GC, on Sep 6, 2010 at 11:51 am | 6 comments | 1512 Views

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Moffett Field trail will connect MV, Sunnyvale

Efforts to link 26 miles of Bay Area trails north and south of Mountain View will finally be realized this month, when a...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by gisele, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 6 comments | 2170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New charter school seeks high school district's OK

There could be a new charter school in town. Citing a need for Silicon Valley students to better understand global culture...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by How about talking to the community?, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:06 am | 6 comments | 2295 Views

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Remaking Rengstorff Park

About 60 residents had a rare opportunity to collectively imagine a major revamp of Rengstorff Park in Mountain View last...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:20 pm | 6 comments | 1885 Views

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Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton sue rail authority

Palo Alto, Atherton and Menlo Park launched a fresh lawsuit Thursday against the California High-Speed Rail Authority, claiming...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Oct 6, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 6 comments | 1993 Views

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Council: Give more power to the planning commission

Council members said Tuesday that the city's largely powerless environmental planning commission should be given the authority...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Todd Fernandez, on Oct 22, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 6 comments | 1943 Views

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Reports: High-speed rail to start in Central Valley

Construction of California's controversial high-speed rail project will likely begin in the Central Valley thanks to a $902...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Alfred, on Nov 3, 2010 at 9:01 am | 6 comments | 1819 Views

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Mountain View pilots bike-sharing program

Mountain View will be among five lead-off cities next year in California's first regional bicycle-sharing program. Other...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Pat, on Nov 8, 2010 at 7:33 pm | 6 comments | 2083 Views

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Bakotich house saved in new co-housing plan

It was nearly set for demolition or removal, but now the 1880s Bakotich house on Calderon Avenue may be preserved along with...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 13, 2010 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2303 Views

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A good year for trails

Two major highways will no longer stand in the way of cyclists and pedestrians on two popular Mountain View trails once a...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Sep 19, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 6 comments | 1754 Views

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The Grinch who stole the Christmas flamingo

The morning after Christmas, a thief stole more than just a Christmas-themed flamingo from a home on Wright Avenue -- he...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Andrei, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 6 comments | 3133 Views

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Teen stabbed in altercation

A local 18-year-old was stabbed Dec. 30 during an afternoon altercation with two other males. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Mercy, on Jan 6, 2011 at 11:37 pm | 6 comments | 1734 Views

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Man hurls statuettes at construction workers

Police arrested a man on the morning of Jan. 3 following a complaint that he was throwing objects at a construction crew...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:44 am | 6 comments | 1614 Views

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Caltrain conductor arrested for alleged misconduct with female passengers

A Caltrain conductor has been arrested for two incidents of alleged misconduct with female train passengers, authorities...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 17, 2011 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 1502 Views

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Google shake-up: Bold move or no big deal?

With more businesses than ever targeting its customers, Google is aiming to get back some of the spark with co-founder Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 22, 2011 at 2:08 pm | 6 comments | 1582 Views
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