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Voters renew county parcel tax for libraries

Voters in nine cities and unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed Measure A, a parcel...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by Reading is essential, on Aug 28, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 5148 Views

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Ruling sparks fresh hope for high-speed-rail critics

A fresh verdict from a Sacramento County judge threatens the one source of money that high-speed-rail officials felt was...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Waste, on Sep 4, 2013 at 4:01 pm | 4 comments | 4191 Views

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School districts wary of grand jury's bond advice

The Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury is calling for local school districts to adopt self-policing policies that would...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Sep 3, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 4 comments | 9306 Views

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Pumar trial begins today

The trial of Matthew Pumar -- the man accused of felony vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence in the death of William...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Me, on Sep 6, 2013 at 7:40 am | 4 comments | 3525 Views

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Witnesses testify that Pumar ran red light

As the trial of Matthew Pumar wound down this past week, witness testimony continued to point to only one conclusion: Pumar...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by SiliconValleyfan, on Sep 12, 2013 at 11:40 pm | 4 comments | 6205 Views

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Sheriff's deputy charged with child molestation

A San Mateo County sheriff's deputy has been arrested and charged with molesting an underage female relative, a deputy district...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by timo, on Oct 2, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 4 comments | 4407 Views

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SLAC workers, others won't get back pay after furloughs

More than 13,400 Bay Area Department of Energy laboratory workers -- including 1,500 at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Richard, on Oct 12, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 4 comments | 3790 Views

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'Kidical Mass' aims to get families bicycling

A "mellow" bike ride set for Saturday morning is aimed at getting more families on their bikes. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by KW, on Oct 20, 2013 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 5276 Views

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Voting in Mountain View today?

It's election day but I didn't receive any voting materials in the mail nor do I see any issues up for vote in the news....

Original post made by OutofLoop on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 6, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 4 comments | 1288 Views

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Power outage affects 5,000-plus in MV

As many as many as 5,500 PG&E customers had their power knocked out in Mountain View this afternoon, a utility spokesman...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by PhilC, on Nov 13, 2013 at 7:40 am | 4 comments | 4329 Views

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Officials investigate Sims fire

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is investigating Sunday's fire at a scrap metal recycling facility in Redwood...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Pissed, on Nov 12, 2013 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 6454 Views

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Palo Alto resident, 85, being held in North Korea

A Palo Alto man was removed from a plane and is being detained in North Korea, his traveling companion to the country has...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2013
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Nov 22, 2013 at 8:15 am | 4 comments | 18813 Views

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NASA's new chief scientist aims high

Climate change, budget sequestration, life on other planets and the geology of Mars are among the things on the mind of NASA's...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by Confused, on Dec 4, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 8783 Views

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Rotacare clinic a "godsend"

Even with Obamacare expanding health insurance to many who otherwise could not afford it, the director of the RotaCare free...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Angie, on Dec 17, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 4 comments | 7336 Views

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Bay Area: 2013 sets record for low rainfall

Bay Area cities are setting the lowest levels of rainfall in recorded history this year as unusual conditions are blocking...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by huffle, on Jan 4, 2014 at 11:10 am | 4 comments | 5323 Views

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Bomb squad called out to Paul Avenue

After finding a man dead in his home Thursday, police also found a suspicious looking container. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2014
Last comment by Sharon, on Jan 10, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 4 comments | 6370 Views

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Google ferry

Can someone explain to me what does the Google ferry run from SF to Redwood City instead of all the way to Mountain View?...

Original post made by resident on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Nick V, on Jan 9, 2014 at 1:52 pm | 4 comments | 902 Views

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Editorial: TCE mystery is (nearly) solved

After many years of watching and reporting about EPA scientists and others tracking the underground migration of the toxic...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jan 20, 2014 at 10:17 am | 4 comments | 5428 Views

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Gov. Brown declares drought emergency

In declaring a drought emergency today, Gov. Jerry Brown ordered state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by psr, on Jan 19, 2014 at 12:04 am | 4 comments | 5661 Views

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Google set to expand ferry to East Bay

Google has been testing a ferry boat service as it looks for ways to bring a growing number of its employees to Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Xoogler, on Jan 23, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 4 comments | 12092 Views
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