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Council struggles with its position on high-speed rail

Council members were clearly concerned Tuesday about the message they are sending as they discussed making official comments...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Ned, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 48 comments | 2462 Views

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Teens arrested on burglary charges

Two Mountain View teenagers were arrested on suspicion of burglary on July 12 after a woman reported that cash had been...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Ned, on Jul 15, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 15 comments | 1715 Views

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Former Mountain View planner dies in motorcycle crash

Brad Eckhardt, a Mountain View city planner for 17 years before leaving in 2002, was killed on July 4 after losing control...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by A Reader, on Jul 15, 2010 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 1410 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad student dies in Yosemite fall Friday afternoon

Stanford University student and climbing enthusiast Christina "Chris" Chan died Friday afternoon after falling from the north...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jul 15, 2010 at 10:00 am | 17 comments | 3507 Views

RESTAURANTS

Breakfast in Mountain View????

Does everyone stay in for breakfast on the weekends in this suburb? I swear I have not seen a good greasy spoon diner anywhere!...

Original post made by Brian on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by BD, on Jul 14, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 5 comments | 2198 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not-so-good vibrations

Gus Malek-Madani has always been a problem solver. As a child in Iran, he would take things apart and try to put them back...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by Storage Architect, on Jul 14, 2010 at 12:21 am | 1 comment | 1305 Views

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Night safety work planned at Caltrain crossings

Eight Caltrain crossings in Mountain View, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale will get safety upgrades within the next year, the Santa...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Nick, on Jul 13, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 4 comments | 1131 Views

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Rail Authority besieged by critical reports

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has until February to resolve a litany of recently uncovered problems with the planned...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Seer, on Jul 13, 2010 at 4:39 pm | 14 comments | 1658 Views

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A car-less Googletopia in the works?

Imagine a futuristic bay-front enclave for Google and Microsoft employees where no cars are allowed, buildings have green...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by ben, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:24 am | 25 comments | 2700 Views

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Water board member's loyalty questioned

Richard Santos, District 3 director for the Santa Clara Valley Water District, may have acted unethically by influencing...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by public commentator, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1211 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New perk for 'Gayglers'

Last Thursday, some tax relief for gay employees was added to the long list of world-renowned benefits enjoyed by workers...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by mark, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:46 pm | 16 comments | 1605 Views

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Pot club forced from MV reopens in Sunnyvale

After being forced out of Mountain View under the city's temporary ban on Medical marijuana dispensaries, Buddy's Cannabis...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Compassion, on Jul 12, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1309 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Residents urged to dispose of recalled spinach

The California Department of Health is advising residents who purchased two lots of recalled baby spinach to throw the products...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Total recall, on Jul 12, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1430 Views

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Shoreline Hotel deal fizzles, again

The city's third attempt in over a decade to build a conference center and boutique hotel on city property next to Google...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2010
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Jul 11, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 10 comments | 1578 Views

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City's property values plummet

Santa Clara County's assessed property values fared better during much of the Great Depression than they did last year, tax...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2010
Last comment by Martin Littler, on Jul 11, 2010 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 1246 Views

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Cities issue rail challenge: 'build right or not at all'

Palo Alto and its four allies in the Peninsula Cities Consortium have issued a new call for the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Curt, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 18 comments | 1614 Views

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Vice President Biden in Atherton today

Vice President Joe Biden was scheduled to be the guest of honor this afternoon (July 8) at a fundraiser in Atherton for California...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Jul 9, 2010 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 1165 Views

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City kicks off Thursday Night Live events

Mountain View's summer activities are back with a bang this year, beginning with the first Thursday Night Live tonight, July...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jul 9, 2010 at 8:35 am | 3 comments | 1302 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil Grand Jury Speaks Out on Ghysels Conflict of Interest

Good objective rticle on Conflict of Interest in Local Schools in the SJMerc. http://www.mercurynews.com/education/ci_15414204 Too...

Original post made by Tea Partyer on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 5 comments | 1874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coast Guard copter low over MV about 430p on 7-8?

A Coast Guard Dolphin rescue helicopter flew low over west/southwest Mountain View today (7/8) about 430p today. Very unusual....

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:15 pm | 2 comments | 1150 Views
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