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Facebook unveils "Places" feature

Facebook Wednesday unveiled its much-anticipated "Places" feature, allowing users to share their real-time locations as well...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Ted, on Aug 20, 2010 at 12:01 am | 2 comments | 1887 Views

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No contest for two hospital board members

The two members of El Camino Hospital's board of directors whose terms expire in December face no challengers in the November...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by NO WAY!, on Aug 19, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 1542 Views

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Colleges caught in state budget battle

Unlike other community college districts in the Bay Area and throughout California, Foothill-De Anza has managed to avoid...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Fred, on Aug 19, 2010 at 12:30 am | 6 comments | 1531 Views

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Two robbed at gun-point in parking garage

Two Mountain View visitors were robbed at gunpoint at a parking garage in the 100 block of Bryant Street at about 10:45 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Aug 18, 2010 at 8:15 pm | 18 comments | 1525 Views

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State Senate OK's penalties for Internet 'e-personation'

Claiming to be someone whom you're not on the Internet could get you thrown in jail or subject to a fine or a lawsuit, if...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1535 Views

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CHP crackdown on texting, talking drivers

The California Highway Patrol and law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area are joining forces today for a strict zero-tolerance...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by At Tom, on Aug 17, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 14 comments | 1932 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ballet school piques tots' interest in dance

A preschool classroom turned into a stage, as a dancer from Western Ballet in Mountain View performed for a rapt audience...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by garrett, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:15 am | 2 comments | 2545 Views

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Protest at Google over Verizon deal

Demonstrators concerned with internet neutrality and free speech online are planning to gather at Google tomorrow to protest...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Ted, on Aug 16, 2010 at 11:55 pm | 8 comments | 1827 Views

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Diericx Bridge opens on time

With all of the bad news, nice to see City and contractors meet the time line opening on 8/13. Nice looking bridge, too....

Original post made by j_cooper on Aug. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1564 Views

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Ryland Towne Court = apartheid

Have I got your attention? Good! Ryland Towne Court is complex of newer townhomes located at the very end of Ortega,...

Original post made by lkyldy on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 2295 Views

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pathway blocked

Today, soon after a set out on my Sunday morning walk, I was dismayed to find the pathway which connects my neighborhood...

Original post made by lindaloo on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1594 Views

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Voice seeks to interview hospital layoffs

The Voice is seeking employees of El Camino Hospital who either know they will be laid off or are afraid they may be among...

Original post made by Nick V on Aug. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1429 Views

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Council agrees, employees are overpaid

A recent Civil Grand Jury report that slams local cities for overcompensating their employees was largely met with agreement...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 41 comments | 5204 Views

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 | 3039 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 | 2061 Views

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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 | 1603 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 | 1564 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 | 1840 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 | 2151 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 | 7234 Views
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