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Second quake shakes Midpeninsula Sunday

Two earthquakes, apparently along the Cascade fault line, shook parts of the Midpeninsula Sunday, the first occurring at...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by James, on Dec 20, 2010 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2041 Views

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Couple launches impromptu protest of Ideafarm

Police were called after a man and his wife took to the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street Monday evening to protest...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Dec 20, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 100 comments | 13604 Views

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Here comes the sun

Work has begun on a solar power system that will generate at least 25 percent of the power consumed by both Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by A Student, on Dec 19, 2010 at 11:18 pm | 17 comments | 2899 Views

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Anna Eshoo opposes Obama tax deal

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is not happy about a White House tax proposal, crafted with Congressional Republicans, that would,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 19, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 12 comments | 2607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers get raise, bonus

Teachers in Mountain View elementary and middle schools will see higher salaries next year along with a one-time, 1.5-percent...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by PTA Dad, on Dec 19, 2010 at 7:38 am | 5 comments | 2895 Views

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Toys sought for "Cops that Care" event

Police hope 1,700 kids will flock to the police station on Saturday where the auditorium will be turned into the North Pole...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Grinch PD, on Dec 19, 2010 at 7:35 am | 5 comments | 1911 Views

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Police seek public's help in home-invasion robbery

Two men suspected of a home invasion robbery in mid-September remain at large and police are asking the community for help. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Just Wunderin, on Dec 17, 2010 at 6:20 pm | 9 comments | 1961 Views

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Electronics, jewelry stolen from apartment

Electronics and jewelry were stolen from an apartment on the 1800 block of Ednamary Way, Tuesday, Dec. 14. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 16, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 1 comment | 2009 Views

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El Camino, Anthem clash over contract

El Camino Hospital may soon terminate its contract with the health insurance provider Anthem Blue Cross, unless the two organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Bean Counter, on Dec 16, 2010 at 4:48 pm | 15 comments | 7114 Views

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Council OKs study of 1,500 homes near Google

The City Council unanimously voted to study potential changes to the city's general plan on Tuesday, including the possibility...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 9 comments | 2255 Views

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Supes scrap Peninsula toll proposal

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors, acting as the city's transportation authority, voted 9-2 Tuesday to scrap a controversial...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Dec 16, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 2005 Views

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Hundreds turn out for Kari Prager memorial ride

In memory of beloved California BMW motorcycle dealership owner Kari Prager, around 200 motorcyclists left the Old Middlefield...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Arlie Ray, on Dec 16, 2010 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 2057 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Merge school districts, grand jury says

The Santa Clara County Grand Jury estimates that about $9.4 million could be saved by turning the Los Altos School District,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by bobobear, on Dec 15, 2010 at 11:09 pm | 23 comments | 3322 Views

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Green light for Segways on trails

After being told that Segways caused no accidents on the Stevens Creek Trail during a two-year trial period, the City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Old Man of the Trail, on Dec 15, 2010 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 1911 Views

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Give a dog a home

Local shelters, facing influx of dogs, offer "name your price" adoptions. Santa Clara County animal shelters are also seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by MS, on Dec 14, 2010 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 1962 Views

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Experts urge 'thorough reassessment' of high-speed rail plans

Potentially fatal flaws are threatening California's proposed high-speed rail system, according to a new report by a panel...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:33 pm | 26 comments | 2752 Views

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Woman robbed at gunpoint

A woman suffered a laceration to the head after attempting to fight off an armed purse-snatcher Monday night, police said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Gnar, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 21 comments | 1982 Views

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Holiday sights in Mountain View, any favorites?

I've never seen a full blown, highly-trafficked candy cane lane of sorts in Mountain View but perhaps you know of a street...

Original post made by Daniel DeBolt on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Judi, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:48 pm | 10 comments | 3665 Views

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Holiday sparkle at City Hall

Mountain View residents got into the spirit of the season at the city's annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony on Monday evening,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Police, on Dec 13, 2010 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 2676 Views

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Making merry with the arts

Seasonal concerts, ballets, plays and other creative endeavors abound on the Midpeninsula. Audiences will hear voices and...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by csma, on Dec 13, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1602 Views
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