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OTHER ISSUES

Recology gets dibs on garbage contract

Against the advice of city staff, the City Council has decided to try to extend its contract with the city's longtime garbage...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Less Waste, on Aug 10, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 1703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trail connections a focus for new POST leader

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jul 7, 2011 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 2066 Views

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Local company promises to change photography

Taking pictures will never be the same. At least according to Ren Ng, founder of the Mountain View-based Lytro -- a photo-tech...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by tooMuch, on Jul 6, 2011 at 10:36 pm | 2 comments | 2131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District pays ex-teacher $225K settlement

A former elementary school teacher who resigned from her position at the beginning of the 2009 school year was paid $225,000...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Moved Away, on Jul 17, 2011 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 1718 Views

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Have shovel, will play

Max Zetlitz of Norway gets into his work at Rengstorff Park's soggy sand-play area on July 5. The 3-year-old didn't seem...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:32 am | 2 comments | 1360 Views

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Cha-cha-chatting

Cheryl Burke discusses her new book and experiences as a professional dancer on the TV show "Dancing with the Stars" during...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Rogers, on Jul 12, 2011 at 10:20 pm | 2 comments | 1305 Views

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Hangar One could be boon for city

The long saga of Hangar One has taken another twist, one that might ultimately place it under the purview of the city of...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jul 13, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 1426 Views

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Bay trees being removed to save oak trees

A crew started removing roughly 250 bay trees in several open space lands in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Monday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Tree Nut, on Jul 13, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1395 Views

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MV Whisman district finances looking rosier

The Mountain View Whisman School District anticipates having more money next school year than it had in 2010-11, thanks to...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by jane, on Jul 15, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 1070 Views

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Palo Alto family dies in crash in British Columbia

A Palo Alto family of four was killed on a Canadian highway Friday afternoon when their camper van collided head-on with...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by MVneighbor, on Jul 26, 2011 at 11:31 pm | 2 comments | 1747 Views

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Panel finds flaws in high-speed-rail forecasts

The California agency charged with building America's first high-speed-rail system has been using a flawed forecasting model...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Steve , on Aug 2, 2011 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 1710 Views

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HSR data flawed, panel finds

The California agency charged with building America's first high-speed-rail system has been using a flawed forecasting model...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Aug 4, 2011 at 4:31 pm | 2 comments | 1392 Views

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MV tops in anti-tobacco efforts

For the second year in a row, a local coalition has awarded Mountain View its highest marks in tobacco-control efforts among...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Sana Pulmon, on Aug 10, 2011 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 1583 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. 11, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 12, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1598 Views

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Another necklace-snatching victim comes forward

Another victim has come forward, claiming she was also robbed of jewelry by a Mountain View man arrested Aug. 6 and charged...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1599 Views

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Google to expand into Sunnyvale, makes room for 2,900 workers

Having hit the limit for rapid expansion in Mountain View, Google has made its first move into Sunnyvale, leasing a large...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by B Minkin, on Aug 15, 2011 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 1406 Views

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Local senior day care center braces for Medi-Cal cuts

About one-third of the elderly and frail people who rely on a local adult day health care service may soon be forced out...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 1506 Views

ELECTIONS

New law requires carbon monoxide detectors

Local fire officials are spreading the word about a new California law requiring carbon monoxide detectors to be placed in...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Beuttey, on Aug 31, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 2 comments | 3574 Views

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Review: A sweet but spiceless 'Sense'

In spite of a talented cast and attractive production values, TheatreWorks' production of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:17 am | 2 comments | 2260 Views

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Spare the Air alert for Wednesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a [http://sparetheair.org/ Spare the Air] alert for Wednesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Doctor Killjoy, on Sep 7, 2011 at 9:29 pm | 2 comments | 1219 Views
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