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ELECTIONS

Rail Authority drops tunnel, viaduct options

Forget about aerial tracks or tunnels. If high-speed trains are to run through Mountain View, the tracks will be either at-grade...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Aug 14, 2010 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2851 Views

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Rail directors told to lie low in Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:37 am | 17 comments | 1891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arson suspected in truck fire on Ednamary Way

Police suspect arson is to blame for a spectacular vehicle fire that awoke residents in the 1800 block of Ednamary Way in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:21 am | 4 comments | 1481 Views

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IMMIGRATION & THE LEAKED MEMO: AN UNLIKELY SOLUTION

It has now been revealed that the USCIS, formerly known as the Immigration & Naturalization Service (INS), has indeed been...

Original post made by Immigration Lawyer on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 1502 Views

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Top managers in Mountain View, Santa Clara earn top dollar compared to peers in larger San Jose

See today's August 8, 2010 article on how overpaid out city employees are: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15688525?nclick_check=1 ...

Original post made by Observer on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:05 am | 8 comments | 1718 Views

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Grand Jury: City employee pay "unsustainable" countywide

The latest report from the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury concludes that employee costs for the county's 15 cities continue...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:14 am | 28 comments | 1922 Views

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HSR station: where will it fit?

A rough outline of what a high-speed rail station would look like in downtown Mountain View is starting to take shape, and...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by GC, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:11 am | 56 comments | 5573 Views

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Unwatched pot sparks fire

An unattended pot of oil on a stove caught fire and spread through an apartment in the 900 block of Mariner Dr. last night,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mr Advice, on Aug 13, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 1473 Views

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Seekers of alien life converge for MV group's SETI convention

A first-of-its kind convention this weekend is hosted by Mountain View's SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence),...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by kathy, on Aug 13, 2010 at 6:41 pm | 4 comments | 2131 Views

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No place like demolished home

Loretta Pangrac is still looking for a new home after hers was demolished in November by a city concerned that her roof was...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Aug 13, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 1405 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Judge overturns gay marriage ban

A federal judge in San Francisco today [https://ecf.cand.uscourts.gov/cand/09cv2292/files/09cv2292-ORDER.pdf overturned Proposition...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Alex M, on Aug 12, 2010 at 9:55 am | 49 comments | 1992 Views

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HSR station: where will it fit?

A rough outline of what a high-speed rail station would look like in downtown Mountain View is starting to take shape, and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Uncle Choo Choo, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:02 am | 5 comments | 1414 Views

ELECTIONS

No contest for MV Whisman school board incumbents

Both incumbents up for election to the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees will run uncontested this...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by outsider fom LAH, on Aug 11, 2010 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 2223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dance School Mountain View

Celebrating our 20th year as the largest dance studio in Northern California! We offer Dance Classes to students near Mountain...

Original post made by Carter on Aug. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1732 Views

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Rail Authority drops tunnel, trench options

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Mountain View and Midpeninsula portion of the...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Robert McGinn, on Aug 11, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 21 comments | 1241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill-De Anza to ask voters for parcel tax

Property owners in the local community college district will be asked to vote this fall on a parcel tax that would generate...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 11, 2010 at 2:56 pm | 30 comments | 2201 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High tech heart help

In cardiology, time lost can mean a life lost. A new technology, recently adopted by El Camino Hospital and local firefighter/paramedics,...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Dixie McCall, on Aug 11, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 1310 Views

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Rail officials head for Washington with survey

California High-Speed Rail Authority officials are traveling to the nation's capital this week to drum up federal support...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 11, 2010 at 11:11 am | 13 comments | 1371 Views

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Leadership Mountain View is accepting applications for the Class of 2011

The application deadline to apply for Leadership Mountain View has been extended to Monday, August 16, 2010. In its 20+...

Original post made by Leadership Mountain View on Aug. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1241 Views

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'Following' food

Vince Guasch, who runs The Louisiana Territory, a Mountain View-based food truck, says social networks, such as Facebook...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Michael Montaņo, on Aug 10, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 6 comments | 1608 Views
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