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400 miles per gallon, in a plane

Just before soaring like a graceful bird over a mesmerized crowd at Moffett Field on Monday, a Slovenian-built electric plane...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 11, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 1981 Views

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Local heroes honored in state ceremony

Mountain View public safety dispatcher Jen Wandruff and 8-year-old resident D'Jana Wright will be honored as heroes today...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer, on Sep 11, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 1952 Views

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Another quake strikes near Berkeley

A 3.6-magnitude earthquake centered near Berkeley shook the Bay Area Friday morning (Oct. 27), according to the U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Sarcastic Jane, on Oct 27, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1868 Views

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Council dumps Palo Alto animal control service

Mountain View decided to break off its 18-year relationship with Palo Alto Animal Services on Tuesday night, with City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1943 Views

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El Camino doctor helps troops overseas

One of El Camino Hospital's top surgeons recently returned from a two-week stint at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Pat, on Nov 11, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 2014 Views

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High-speed rail hit with legal setback

A coalition that includes Menlo Park, Atherton and Palo Alto scored a legal victory over the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Nov 13, 2011 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 1906 Views

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Businesses look to crowdsourcing

Does your business need better promotion? Do you want to compile a sales lead list? Why not split the job into tasks, broadcast...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 23, 2011 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 3910 Views

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Teen swipes wallet outside bagel shop

A Mountain View man was robbed of his wallet on Nov. 21 while he sat outside of The Better Bagel in the Grant Park Plaza...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Fear Not, on Nov 23, 2011 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 1786 Views

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Holiday DUI arrests down, fatalities up

The California Highway Patrol is reporting that drunken driving arrests over the Thanksgiving weekend were down from 2010,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by AC, on Nov 28, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1925 Views

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Eshoo leads opposition to Stop Online Piracy Act

A pair of Capitol Hill proposals that target pirating of American content by foreign websites are drawing fierce opposition...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, on Jan 18, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 2650 Views

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Four-track design back in high-speed rail plan

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Lori, on Feb 21, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 2196 Views

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One household's eye-opening energy audit

A pair of detectives went to work in a Mountain View home this week, probing for the secrets behind its energy bill. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bob Daley, on Aug 2, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 3074 Views

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Arrillaga plan could give TheatreWorks a permanent home

In its roughly four decades on the Peninsula, TheatreWorks has piled up raving reviews and theater awards, but one prize...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Liz, on Mar 6, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 2578 Views

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Molly Magees employee punched in face

A man was arrested on March 16 after allegedly punching a Molly Magees employee in the face, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by stan, on Mar 20, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 2265 Views

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Simitian revives 'Breast Cancer Detection' bill

After seeing his first effort thwarted by a governor's veto, state Sen. Joe Simitian on Wednesday reintroduced a bill requiring...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Mar 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 2569 Views

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Man faces murder charge in hit-and-run fatality

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has filed charges including murder and assault with a deadly weapon against...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Apr 5, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 2628 Views

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SMOKERS WIN HUGE VICTORY IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS!!!

A few weeks ago, the newspapers, television and radio stations were filled with coverage about a proposal by the Fort Worth...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by leigh, on May 16, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 2052 Views

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Hospital District board member steps down

About five months after resigning from the board of directors of El Camino Hospital in order to spend more time with his...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jane, on May 15, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 3967 Views

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Navy plans a war on 'hazardous' wildlife

It's amazing how quickly something can return to nature once neglected by humans. Just as preservationists had predicted,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by curious, on May 22, 2012 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 2232 Views

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Dumbarton Bridge to close May 25-29

The entire Dumbarton Bridge will be closed during Memorial Day weekend for seismic retrofit work, bridge officials announced....

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by @vkmo, on May 21, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 2333 Views
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