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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 | 2001 Views


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 | 2727 Views


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 | 2757 Views


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 | 2157 Views


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 | 3388 Views


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 | 1590 Views


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 | 1810 Views


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 | 2096 Views


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 | 1549 Views


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 | 2096 Views


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 | 3899 Views


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 | 2344 Views


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 | 4216 Views


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 | 6126 Views


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 | 2721 Views


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 | 2054 Views


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 | 2178 Views


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 | 2924 Views


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 | 2191 Views


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 | 5373 Views
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