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Opinion shifts against high-speed rail

As the price tag for California's proposed high-speed-rail system continues to swell, so does public opposition to the voter-approved...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 12 comments | 2954 Views

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Indecent exposure on Stevens Creek Trail

A 28-year-old Mountain View woman was sexually harassed as she walked on the Stevens Creek Trail on Monday, police said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by same guy?, on Dec 8, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 5 comments | 1564 Views

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Local grocery store hit in card-skimming scam

The Lucky grocery store in Mountain View is among 20 Bay Area stores in the Save Mart Supermarket chain where tampering...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by fantasy, on Dec 8, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 1643 Views

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Free talk on search for extraterrestrial intelligence

Frank Drake is giving a free lecture about the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) at 7:45 p.m. on Friday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Worldallwrong, on Dec 7, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 2039 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Decked out for the holidays

Mayor Jac Siegel introduces Julia Topp, 6, a first-grader at Castro School, and her 4-year-old sister Darolyn. The girls...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Tails, on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1874 Views

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Major smoking clampdown is in the air

Smokers may soon have to curb their habits in Mountain View, thanks to a city proposal to nix smoking in and around outdoor...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Stupid conversation, on Dec 6, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 29 comments | 3509 Views

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Two people killed by trains identified

Two of three people who died on Bay Area railroad tracks on Saturday have been identified. Within a little more than one...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Dec 5, 2011 at 9:32 pm | 5 comments | 1945 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tap water may turn milky on Peninsula

If Peninsula residents notice their tap water turning white or milky in the coming month, it's not just their imagination...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Cawfee, on Dec 5, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1765 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Miffed over meeting minutes

A City Council effort to save money has apparently backfired, causing city planning commissioners to call a new system of...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Agreed, on Dec 5, 2011 at 1:37 pm | 1 comment | 1719 Views

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Holiday Pottery Sale

Friends of Sunnyvale Pottery Studio invite you to browse a large selection of ceramic art by over 30 local artists. find...

Original post made by Sandy Jordan on Dec. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1518 Views

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Tour reveals Google's efforts to go green

Google headquarters is a wealth of environmental friendliness, from plants that clean the air to toxin-free furniture. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Los Altan, on Dec 3, 2011 at 12:37 am | 1 comment | 2112 Views

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Mountain View company is behind the big cell phone spyware controversy

Is CarrierIQ bugging your cell phone? How much information is being recorded? How secure is it? Who can look at it? This...

Original post made by iphony on Dec. 2, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1495 Views

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Pelvic health program launches at El Camino

A new program at El Camino Hospital aims to provide the most comprehensive women's pelvic health services in the region. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 1, 2011 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 1867 Views

ELECTIONS

Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 1, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 2027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD to appeal in Bullis legal fight

There's no end in sight to the legal battle between the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School. At the school...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by haroldbarton@hotmail.com, on Nov 30, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 32 comments | 3024 Views

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Eshoo focuses on woes of poor, middle class

Washington's lackluster efforts to represent the interests of America's poor and middle class was the focus of Congresswoman...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Joel Weddington MD, on Nov 30, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2299 Views

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PG&E readies for Wednesday windstorm

PG&E is preparing for strong winds that are expected to hit the Bay Area over the next two days. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Leif Pyle, on Nov 30, 2011 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 1503 Views

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Blend For A Cause

On December 11, Piccolo Bella Hair Design along with a blend of local Menlo Park businesses, will host a winter season celebration...

Original post made by Janet Lash on Nov. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1571 Views

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City smoking ban may extend to outdoor dining

Smokers may soon find even fewer places to light up in Mountain View as a ban on smoking in outdoor dining areas is set to...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Nov 29, 2011 at 2:03 pm | 18 comments | 2337 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 1641 Views
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