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Palo Alto sees second train fatality in two days

Another possible suicide -- the second in two days -- stopped trains in Palo Alto at about 8:30 a.m. today after a northbound...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by PME, on May 7, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 8 comments | 2880 Views

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Commission OKs new hotel for Palo Alto Bowl

An ambitious proposal to replace Palo Alto Bowl with a four-story hotel and 26 new houses received tentative support from...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Aug 14, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 8 comments | 2390 Views

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City, unions agree to cut $1.5M in pay raises

New contracts with two of its major unions are expected to save the city $1.5 million over the next two years, though an...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Dave Williams, on Jul 17, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 8 comments | 2727 Views

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City leaders furious over state money-grab

Sacramento's proposal to take $4.4 billion in local tax revenue from city governments is "irresponsible," "outrageous" and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by young college student, on Jul 26, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 8 comments | 2665 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo buys time for Hangar One

There may be hope for Hangar One after all, city officials say, after Congresswoman Anna Eshoo negotiated with the Navy to...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Katherine, on Aug 17, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 8 comments | 2863 Views

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Armed carjacker robs three at Krispy Kreme

Mountain View police are looking for a man who robbed three young people at gunpoint Sunday night, taking their cell phones...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Neighbor, on Aug 10, 2009 at 7:28 pm | 8 comments | 2064 Views

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VTA to buy 70 hybrid buses with stimulus funds

The board of directors of the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority voted unanimously last week to authorize the purchase...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by southbay reader, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 8 comments | 2299 Views

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Market Share

In California, an estimated 1 million people shop at 508 farmers markets around the state every week. Organizers say the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Los Angeleno, on May 19, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 8 comments | 3751 Views

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Over zealous hands-free cell phone law enforcement

I have always used handsfree devices if I am using a cell phone while driving. The other day, I was talking on the bluetooth,...

Original post made by John W on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 23, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 8 comments | 3170 Views

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Council rejects permit request for 291 Evandale

In another chapter of the ongoing drama over 291 Evandale Ave., the City Council on Tuesday rejected the owner's attempt...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Milo, on Nov 1, 2009 at 8:02 am | 8 comments | 2469 Views

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Trick-or-treaters turn the tables

Though Halloween has come and gone, a troop of Mountain View Girl Scouts is hoping a message they delivered Saturday night...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Bike Race Winner, on Nov 10, 2009 at 8:50 am | 8 comments | 2131 Views

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City opens spigots on recycled water

The city of Mountain View is celebrating the launch of a $19.8 million recycled water system that officials say may not be...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Nov 16, 2009 at 3:31 am | 8 comments | 3114 Views

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Troubled Summerhill apartments get new owner

In what many hope will be the final chapter of a long drama, Bay West Realty Capital has purchased the 64-unit Summerhill...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jane, on Nov 30, 2009 at 1:28 pm | 8 comments | 1879 Views

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Proposal to study new BMX park is DOA

The subject of building a new BMX park in Mountain View was not on the agenda Tuesday night, but was brought up at the end...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 8 comments | 2105 Views

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TONIGHT: VTA presents analysis of light rail

The Valley Transportation Authority will present its first comprehensive analysis of Santa Clara County's light rail system...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 23, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 8 comments | 1955 Views

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TONIGHT: District to vote on special ed cuts

This evening, trustees of the Mountain View Whisman School District board are scheduled to vote on a measure to reduce the...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Dec 14, 2009 at 8:41 am | 8 comments | 1632 Views

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Santa Clara County bus, light-rail cuts coming

Major cutbacks in bus and light-rail service will hit Santa Clara County transit riders in January, the Valley Transportation...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Dec 26, 2009 at 10:39 am | 8 comments | 2498 Views

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Local transit cuts go into effect Monday

Changes to light rail vehicle and bus schedules in Santa Clara County prompted by state transit funding cuts go into effect...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Promethis on Drugs, on Jan 13, 2010 at 9:49 pm | 8 comments | 1630 Views

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Fire displaces family on Hope Street

A family was displaced in Mountain View on Saturday night after their downtown home caught on fire, according to the fire...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by king leo, on Jan 12, 2010 at 9:20 am | 8 comments | 1638 Views

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Council picks goose-inspired art for fire station

Canada Geese might be a nuisance for golfers and a headache for staff at Shoreline Park, but the City Council put that aside...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by kathy, on Jan 22, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 8 comments | 24387 Views
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