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Holiday Fund helps domestic violence victims

The holiday season can make a bad situation even worse for a battered woman, say staff members at Support Network, a Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Claudia Hevel, on Dec 30, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1399 Views

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Arrest warrant issued in foundation theft case

An arrest warrant was issued Dec. 24 for a former Silicon Valley Community Foundation employee suspected of stealing $100,000...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Tom Delany, on Dec 30, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 1326 Views

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Martello takes interim gig in Los Gatos

Mountain View city attorney Michael Martello was all set to retire at the end of December, leaving public service behind...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by the299crew, on Dec 30, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 1409 Views

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Mountain View's top 10 stories of 2009

Like most California communities, Mountain View felt the pain when the nation's and the state's economies fell apart in the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Kim Corning, on Dec 30, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 1395 Views

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Analysts: Guv's goals appropriate, but unlikely

In his State of the State address Wednesday, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger discussed prisons and priorities while pushing a...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jan 7, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 1 comment | 1384 Views

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Top high speed rail executive to retire

Mehdi Morshed, the executive director of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, announced Thursday that he will retire...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Rodger, on Jan 8, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1400 Views

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The buzz on caffeine

Recently, you may have picked up the newspaper or turned on the TV news to see yet another report about caffeine. The debate...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by dr. meow, on Jan 12, 2010 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1463 Views

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Council kills grocery store proposals

Hopes for a new downtown grocery store were diminished Tuesday night when the City Council rejected two proposals for building...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by dfb, on Jan 15, 2010 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1256 Views

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Cities work to stop another state money grab

Last year, state legislators ordered California cities to cough up millions to help them make up a huge budget shortfall....

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by dfb, on Jan 15, 2010 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 1255 Views

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Second $50,000 match offered for Haiti relief

A local drive to raise $50,000 to help victims of the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti has been accomplished, the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Jan Brown, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:55 pm | 1 comment | 1448 Views

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Heavy rain, high winds expected to last

Monday's heavy rain and high winds are expected to last through the week and bring nearly 10 inches of rain to the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by HandyAndy, on Jan 19, 2010 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 1384 Views

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King Tuttles

Four members of The Tuttles with AJ Lee — a five-piece bluegrass group playing this weekend at First Presbyterian Church...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 24, 2010 at 1:02 am | 1 comment | 1279 Views

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Stolen car crashes in Los Altos, driver flees

An unidentified driver fled after crashing a stolen car into a tree in a residential Los Altos neighborhood early Sunday...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by anonymous resident, on Jan 28, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 1411 Views

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Alvarez case: 'Evil killer' sentenced to death

Convicted cop-killer Alberto Alvarez showed little emotion in a packed Redwood City courtroom Monday morning as a judge handed...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 1204 Views

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Los Altos police seek man in July sex assault

Police in Los Altos are investigating the sexual assault of a teenage girl while she was out jogging in July 2009. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by clyde, on Feb 18, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 1100 Views

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Council to consider Pot Club ban again

Mountain View (acting) City Attorney Janie Quinn (of San Jose) has submitted for vote an ordinance banning Medical Cannabis...

Original post made by B.D. on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Cheech, on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1378 Views

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El Camino Hospital board member steps down

El Camino Hospital announced last week that longtime board member Mark O'Connor — who has served on the hospital board...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1456 Views

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Keeping the faith at 100

Esther Pipkin, a 55-year Mountain View resident who was one of the original founders of the Foothill Covenant Church in Los...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Diane Boudreautl, on Mar 2, 2010 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

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Way of the Dojo

With colorful hair and vibrant enthusiasm, Mitch Altman was at Mountain View's Hacker Dojo last week, instructing people...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Larry Maloney, on Mar 6, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA board approves June bond measure

After 18 months of "exploration," trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District voted 5-0 at their regular...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by KD, on Mar 10, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1681 Views
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