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Judge may rule Friday on Peninsula rail plan

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge is expected to rule Friday on whether the California High Speed Rail Authority must...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 9, 2009 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 2400 Views

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Can city catch up with high speed rail?

A three-person City Council committee met this week in the first of a series of regular meetings to discuss the challenges...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:54 am | 2 comments | 1929 Views

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NASA Ames: water found on the moon

Scientists at Mountain View's NASA Ames Research Center dramatically announced Friday morning the discovery of water on the...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2009
Last comment by gogoGadgetNasa, on Nov 16, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 2284 Views

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Like it or not, you still have a homeless problem

I was sorry to learn, from the article about 86-year-old homeless resident Jess Santana, that David Mace, a former colleague,...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Dec 24, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 2012 Views

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Air district issues 'Spare the Air' alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a "Spare the Air" alert for Tuesday, marking the fourth of the season...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Jan 5, 2010 at 9:18 pm | 2 comments | 1839 Views

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Gunmen rob Kragen Auto on California Street

Police say two men brandishing a handgun robbed the Kragen Auto Parts on California Street last Saturday morning, getting...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 5, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 2072 Views

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Census Bureau sets up Evelyn Avenue office

The U.S. Census Bureau has come to Mountain View as part of its nationwide campaign to solicit information from every residence...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Jan 10, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 2 comments | 2367 Views

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People to People Ambassadors coming door-to-door. Legit?

My wife and I just had two college-age kids knock on our door and claim they were from the People to People Ambassador program,...

Original post made by Paul on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 1725 Views

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Need your help

Hi there, I have been a victim of continuous abuse/harassment/torment from a wealthy, Caucasian man who has been abusing...

Original post made by Kalida Jordan on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Jan 15, 2010 at 1:16 am | 2 comments | 1731 Views

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Council gets early start on this year's budget

It's only January, but the City Council and interested residents spent nearly five hours in a public meeting Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by missy, on Jan 29, 2010 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 1727 Views

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Obama's budget boosts NASA Ames

The announcement of President Obama's new direction for space exploration has caused rancor in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by ARC contractor, on Feb 3, 2010 at 12:33 am | 2 comments | 2664 Views

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Phone scam targeting the elderly resurfaces

Palo Alto police are warning seniors that a telephone scam from last spring dubbed "favorite grandson" has resurfaced over...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Feb 19, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 1806 Views

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No damage reported following tsunami advisory

A tsunami advisory was issued and then canceled over the weekend for the California coastline following a huge 8.8-magnitude...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Mar 2, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 1664 Views

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Broken arm leads to $1M suit against city

The City Council and city officials have decided to reject a $1 million claim against the city brought by a woman whose arm...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 6, 2010 at 1:44 am | 2 comments | 1896 Views

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Energy secretary: U.S. lagging in clean-tech race

The U.S. lags behind other countries in the race for clean technology even though it has the greatest "innovation machine"...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Mar 9, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 1747 Views

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Hidden Villa celebrates golden anniversary

Hidden Villa, the 1,600-acre education center, working farm and wilderness preserve nestled in Los Altos Hills, will celebrate...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Dale Dunlap, on Apr 12, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 1825 Views

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Pets flood local shelters during hard times

As head of Palo Alto Animal Services, Sandi Stadler has a unique perspective on how the recession is hurting Peninsula residents....

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Reason, on Apr 14, 2010 at 5:28 pm | 2 comments | 1935 Views

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Pot club opens in Shoreline area, against city's wishes

The City Council decided Tuesday to take legal action against the first known storefront pot club in Mountain View, operated...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Apr 23, 2010 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1662 Views

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El Camino Hospital takes $11 million hit this year

El Camino officials say there are several reasons why their financial picture isn't as rosy as expected, but the bottom line...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Yes, on Apr 23, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 1750 Views

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Speier introduces $1 billion Bay restoration bill

A bill to spend $1 billion over 10 years to restore and clean up San Francisco Bay has been introduced in Congress by U.S....

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Apr 26, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 2 comments | 1761 Views
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