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Robbery victim pulled over for talking while driving

A local man making a call after being mugged got the help he was looking for -- after being pulled over for talking on his...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by MJ, on Feb 20, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 2458 Views

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LASD to lay off 60 staffers

The Los Altos School District plans to send out 60 pink slips this March in an effort to reduce expenses as it faces nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on Mar 12, 2009 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 2533 Views

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Low income, high potential

Imagine you're one of the 28 million Americans who lack access to traditional financial services. For financial transactions,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by Marvin Brook, on Mar 12, 2009 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 2882 Views

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$20,000 in equipment stolen from TheatreWorks

Approximately $20,000 of sound equipment was stolen from TheatreWorks in early February, but police say it will be hard to...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Mar 12, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 2518 Views

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Mayor Abe-Koga named 'woman of the year'

Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga was paid a surprise visit last week by state Assembly member Paul Fong, who honored her as "woman...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Eric, on Mar 10, 2009 at 6:28 pm | 2 comments | 2322 Views

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Last chance to see 'Pick Up Ax' at The Pear

Before it's too late, check out Anthony Clarvoe's "Pick Up Ax" at Mountain View's intimate Pear Avenue Theatre. The play's...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Mar 12, 2009 at 11:25 pm | 2 comments | 2701 Views

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Cocaine, cash, cars seized in major drug bust

A two-year investigation into a major South Bay drug trafficking operation resulted in 14 arrests and the seizure of large...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Kendra J. Blair, on Mar 25, 2009 at 12:32 am | 2 comments | 2906 Views

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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 | 2290 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 | 2315 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 | 2277 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 | 2420 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 | 2283 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 | 2477 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 | 4600 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 | 2399 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 | 2307 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 | 1973 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 | 2283 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 | 2266 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 | 2526 Views
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