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High speed rail ridership figures challenged

The agency charged with building California's controversial high speed rail system is basing its ridership and revenue forecasts...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Mar 12, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 6 comments | 1651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman eyes 'Shoreline Community' funds

For seven years Mountain View has been home to Google, the hottest company in the world. But for all that time its substantial...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by kanank, on Mar 12, 2010 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 1565 Views

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Man robbed of over $1,000 on Terra Bella Ave.

A man leaving his office on Terra Bella Avenue was robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, and the robbers made off with...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 11, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 13 comments | 1495 Views

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Third copper theft reported in Mountain View

Police say a string of copper wire thefts have hit Mountain View in recent days, with the third incident reported last Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Ted, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:39 pm | 5 comments | 1301 Views

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Worst Stretch of highway ANYWHERE

OK, I have had enough of this stretch of road. It's dangerous. It's poorly designed. It's full of ridges, holes and bumps....

Original post made by driverX on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Ralph Buchanan, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 10 comments | 1637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City won't buy houses behind McKelvey Park

With a goal of possibly extending McKelvey Park, the City Council met in closed session last week to discuss purchasing five...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:09 pm | 4 comments | 1467 Views

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TONIGHT: Council vote on McKelvey flood basin

The City Council is scheduled to vote this evening on a conceptual plan for McKelvey Park which would lower the entire park...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 10, 2010 at 6:39 pm | 12 comments | 1310 Views

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Pentagon shooter had run-in with MV police

John Patrick Bedell, the man killed after opening fire on two officers at the Pentagon last Thursday, had been arrested in...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Mar 10, 2010 at 3:09 pm | 5 comments | 1568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA board approves June bond measure

After 18 months of "exploration," trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District voted 5-0 at their regular...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by KD, on Mar 10, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1842 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD makes Bullis an offer on new facilities

The Los Altos School District is waiting for a response from Bullis Charter School leaders regarding its offer for next year's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by combination classes???, on Mar 10, 2010 at 7:23 am | 21 comments | 1911 Views

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Council hopes volunteers can take up slack

In response to requests from the City Council about the idea of using volunteers to patch holes in city services left by...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 10, 2010 at 3:03 am | 3 comments | 1185 Views

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Police probe copper theft at Shoreline

Mountain View police are investigating the theft of copper wire ripped from several electrical boxes in the parking lot of...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by What again, on Mar 9, 2010 at 11:43 pm | 8 comments | 1192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman holds budget forums

Today the Mountain View Whisman School District will be kicking off a series of public forums on the district's fiscal state...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 9, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 41 comments | 4037 Views

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Energy secretary: U.S. lagging in clean-tech race

The U.S. lags behind other countries in the race for clean technology even though it has the greatest "innovation machine"...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Mar 9, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 2 comments | 1314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

TONIGHT: MVLA to vote on bond measure

Trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos school district will vote tonight on placing a $41.3 million bond measure on the...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by Martha, on Mar 9, 2010 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 1576 Views

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Wells Fargo takes ownership of 1,800 EPA units

Wells Fargo took ownership of more than 1,800 housing units in East Palo Alto's Woodland Park neighborhood Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by cc, on Mar 8, 2010 at 3:36 pm | 4 comments | 1350 Views

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Brain drain takes toll on Valley

Smart, talented immigrants have shaped the entrepreneurial spirit and vitality of Silicon Valley for decades. But lately,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter, on Mar 8, 2010 at 9:06 am | 5 comments | 1283 Views

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What happens when tax district sunsets?

The city's "downtown revitalization district," a special tax district created to give that neighborhood a boost, is set to...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 7, 2010 at 10:40 pm | 11 comments | 1390 Views

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Way of the Dojo

With colorful hair and vibrant enthusiasm, Mitch Altman was at Mountain View's Hacker Dojo last week, instructing people...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Larry Maloney, on Mar 6, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1666 Views

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Police find $10K in stolen checks; two arrested

Mountain View police say they recovered more than $10,000 in checks and a plethora of other stolen mail while conducting...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Dave, on Mar 6, 2010 at 1:51 am | 24 comments | 1441 Views
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