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CHAC property swap nearly a done deal

It's "99 percent sure" that a plan to trade the Community Health Awareness Council's building on Church Street for a larger...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by dominick, on Apr 15, 2010 at 10:46 pm | 3 comments | 1964 Views

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Eshoo bill would repay public entities

Rep. Anna Eshoo introduced the Restitution for Local Government Act of 2010 on Thursday to help counties and other public...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Apr 23, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 3 comments | 1628 Views

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Local Spanish-language theater troupe melds art, education

Mountain View resident Veronica Meza laughs when asked about the Spanish-language play she is directing for her nonprofit...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Veronica Meza, on May 16, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 2410 Views

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Alcohol use a factor in fatal car crash

The driver who died in a fiery crash in February on West Middlefield Road had a blood alcohol content three times the legal...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 6, 2010 at 2:05 am | 3 comments | 1644 Views

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All-electric car for $20,000

Armed with expertise gained from pushing electric car technology to the limit in race cars, NASA Ames-based Kleenspeed is...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by JC, on May 18, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 1921 Views

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Record number of property value reductions in county

The Santa Clara County Assessor's Office today announced $21.4 billion in property value reductions on approximately 118,000...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by mt view homeowner, on May 20, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 3 comments | 1776 Views

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Caltrain asserts itself in race for federal funds

The two agencies responsible for building the Peninsula section of the high-speed-rail system now find themselves in a competitive...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 23, 2010 at 12:36 am | 3 comments | 1605 Views

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Council "underwhelmed" by San Antonio Center plans

On Tuesday, half of the City Council was "underwhelmed" by the latest plan to redevelop an important 11 acre piece of San...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on May 26, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 3 comments | 1991 Views

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Police give up pay raises for a year

With just a few weeks left to patch a $4.3 million general fund deficit, the city's police have agreed to go without regular...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sad, on May 29, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 3 comments | 1703 Views

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Nadine Levin retires after 20 years at City Hall

City Hall was in as much turmoil as it had ever been when assistant city manager Nadine Levin was hired in December of 1989....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jun 7, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 2225 Views

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Meeting set June 16 on Foothill 'Palo Alto Campus'

The future of a proposed new "Palo Alto Campus" for Foothill-De Anza Community College District will be discussed at a three-way...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 8, 2010 at 11:00 pm | 3 comments | 1565 Views

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Surprise! There are 93,500 ballots still uncounted

Surprise! A last-minute surge of mail-in ballots means the election in Santa Clara County isn't over and some close races...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by dfb, on Jun 9, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 1563 Views

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What's going on with the Shell station at Middlefield and Shoreline?

The Shell station at Middlefield and Shoreline has been fenced off and the pumped covered in dark plastic. Is this another...

Original post made by John the Man on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 15, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 1569 Views

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Council happy with city budget

After a year of discussions the city has a balanced budget that now has the backing of the City Council after a unanimous...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 1719 Views

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Rep. Eshoo honored by public television station

The Cat in the Hat was on hand Monday, when Congresswoman Anna Eshoo was honored for her support of public television at...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by George, on Jun 23, 2010 at 4:00 pm | 3 comments | 1689 Views

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Council balances city budget with cuts and fees

The City Council approved a balanced $87 million general fund budget Tuesday with a few last minute tweaks. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by jim, on Jun 25, 2010 at 8:08 pm | 3 comments | 1538 Views

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Council split on outsourcing golf course

With a nearly $1 million deficit at Shoreline Golf links threatening the city budget, the City Council is split over whether...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 5, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 1749 Views

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Recyclables Pirates: How do you feel about them?

This is a topic that certainly falls into the category of a two-sided coin. On the one side, with the economy being what...

Original post made by The Eye on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:42 am | 3 comments | 1619 Views

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City kicks off Thursday Night Live events

Mountain View's summer activities are back with a bang this year, beginning with the first Thursday Night Live tonight, July...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 1865 Views

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Life in a fishbowl

The new terminal of San Jose's Mineta Airport is also a unique museum, where artwork almost becomes part of the architecture....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Jul 17, 2010 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 2063 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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