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County takes 'carrot' approach on bags

In its quest to encourage residents to embrace reusable shopping bags, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this week...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by JJ, on Mar 27, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2128 Views

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Google announces layoff of 200 employees

Mountain View's largest employer announced Thursday that it will lay off 200 employees in sales and marketing companywide,...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by sloane, on Apr 1, 2009 at 5:43 am | 2 comments | 2180 Views

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Vandalism way up from last year, police say

Mountain View is experiencing a 51 percent jump in vandalism so far this year compared to the same time period last year,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by O, on Apr 12, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 2 comments | 2104 Views

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Update on injured bicyclist Tuesday a.m.?

Wondering if anyone knows what happened to the bicyclist who collapsed or had been hit at Rengstorff and Central Expressway...

Original post made by Jennifer on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Apr 15, 2009 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 2273 Views

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Council approves Shoreline ticket policy

The City Council unanimously approved a new policy on Tuesday for distributing the 300 free concert tickets the city receives...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Sierra Club Member, on Apr 30, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 2114 Views

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Call for sustainability in school upgrades

Parents of local elementary school children want greener, more energy-efficient schools, prettier campuses and more space...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Todd, on May 9, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 2309 Views

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Girls' business venture in the bag

Denim hand bags made from old jeans and belts may be the newest fad at Girls' Middle School thanks to four young student-entrepreneurs,...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Seen it, on May 29, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 4420 Views

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Retiring doc keeps passion for volunteering

When Dr. Jeffrey Urman retired this spring from Kaiser after nearly 20 years, employees at the hospital said it wasn't hard...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 2246 Views

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Life in prison for Craigslist assaults

A San Jose man who robbed and sexually assaulted women he met through the Web site Craigslist has been sentenced to life...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 18, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 2127 Views

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Man arrested for brandishing a weapon at police

Mountain View police arrested a 55-year-old homeless man on Monday for allegedly brandishing a deadly weapon at officers...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Big Show, on Jun 26, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments | 1858 Views

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Jaws of Life used after driver crashes on 101

Firefighters from Palo Alto and Mountain View used the Jaws of Life to rescue a 30-year-old man Wednesday night after his...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 2, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 2094 Views

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Will cars drive off into the sunset?

As Mountain View continues to reevaluate its development options for the next 20 years as part of its General Plan update,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Thank you, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 2127 Views

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Homeless count's numbers mixed, mostly bad

A recent homelessness survey commissioned by Santa Clara County presented homeless advocates with some slightly good news,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mia, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 2304 Views

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Homeless count's numbers are mixed, mostly bad

A recent homelessness survey commissioned by Santa Clara County presented homeless advocates with some slightly good news,...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Still Here, on Aug 4, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 2152 Views

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'The Lance Armstrong of Mountain View'

Earlier this summer, a cancer survivor cycled past the competition and finished high on the podium. No, not Lance Armstrong....

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by John, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 2814 Views

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Coroner IDs woman killed at San Antonio station

The woman killed by a passenger train Monday evening has been identified as Leila Ruth Dewitt, 42, of Mountain View, according...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by tommygee, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:42 am | 2 comments | 2503 Views

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'An honorable recognition of his sacrifice'

Everett Tedder was 28, a young father of two, and had only been with the Mountain View Police Department for two and a half...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by james tedder, on Aug 18, 2009 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 2244 Views

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TONIGHT: Final Thursday Night Live

The very last Thursday Night Live event of the summer is happening tonight on Castro Street in downtown Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Caroline, on Aug 24, 2009 at 9:58 am | 2 comments | 1964 Views

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Greens land recycling gig at Art & Wine Festival

A few weeks from now, the Art & Wine Festival will take over Castro Street for a weekend, generating tens of thousands of...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by whynot, on Aug 21, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 1931 Views

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Water District makes play for ball fields

This Tuesday, the City Council will take up a familiar debate: the idea of turning a local park into a 15-foot-deep flood...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:34 am | 2 comments | 1974 Views
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