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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 | 3253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain may cut weekend service, raise fares

During its board of directors meeting last week, Caltrain administrators announced possible service and fare changes to be...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 27, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 11 comments | 3253 Views

ELECTIONS

Cities join forces to back transportation-funding plan

With Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure, Palo Alto and eight other cities in the north...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:03 am | 17 comments | 3252 Views

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Nadine Levin named interim Atherton city manager

Nadine Levin, who retired in June as Mountain View's longtime assistant city manager, has been named Atherton's transitional...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by taxpayer, on Oct 31, 2010 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 3249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

When background checks miss the mark

How a Peninsula private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations....

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 12, 2012 at 8:15 am | 8 comments | 3248 Views

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Bay Area looks to cash in on high-speed-rail funds

Peninsula cities and transportation officials see California's proposed high-speed rail system as both a looming threat and...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 14, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 13 comments | 3248 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Google, Hangar One

Google has offered to pay for the restoration of Hangar One. We asked people in downtown Mountain View how they felt about...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Dec 17, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 5 comments | 3248 Views

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Parking for Art & Wine festival dismal

Just got back from trying to get to your art and wine festival. The streets around downtown were so clogged up with cars...

Original post made by PA Resident on Sep. 7, 2008
Last comment by whatever, on Sep 9, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 6 comments | 3247 Views

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County campaigns against secondhand smoke

An estimated 4,000 people each year in California die from secondhand smoke, according to Santa Clara County Department of...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by gene, on May 9, 2011 at 11:30 am | 9 comments | 3247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donation aims to help Castro students

With the help of a private donation, Castro Elementary School has begun a program aimed at improving the language skills...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 18, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 3246 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Agency could end hospital's tax power

The county's Local Agency Formation Commission might be an obscure agency, but a new state law has empowered it to bypass...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Amando, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:06 am | 4 comments | 3246 Views

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Truck bursts into flames on Highway 101

Police temporarily shut down Highway 101 southbound this morning just before 11 a.m. after a garbage truck burst into flames...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by TooClose, on Jan 14, 2009 at 11:18 pm | 5 comments | 3246 Views

ELECTIONS

Hospital district board candidates raise tens of thousands

Campaign financial reports have been filed by the candidates running for El Camino Hospital District's board of directors,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Proofreader, on Oct 22, 2012 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 3246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google keeps Bookmobile rolling

Books in hand, Claudia and her son Julio leave the Mountain View Bookmobile at Castro Elementary School on Dec. 4. On Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Robin Schultz, on Dec 10, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 3245 Views

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Tonight: Community meeting on traffic fatalities

A community meeting for residents concerned about recent pedestrian fatalities on California Street and Shoreline Boulevard...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 16, 2012 at 8:51 am | 10 comments | 3244 Views

ELECTIONS

Voters Guide: June's primary is a whole new ballgame

When voters go to the polls June 5, they'll be voting in a primary election unlike any in recent history. ==B Related stories:== •...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor Next Door, on May 25, 2012 at 12:42 am | 1 comment | 3244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

NASA rover lands on Mars

The rover Curiosity landed on Mars Sunday night shortly before 10:30 p.m., according to NASA officials. Its two-year mission...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Teresa, on Aug 6, 2012 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 3243 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo shares details of health care proposal

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, talked about the need for health care reform, the status of the current proposals and...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 25, 2009 at 7:01 pm | 4 comments | 3243 Views

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Woman, 80, hit by car on San Antonio Road, dies

An 80-year-old woman who was walking along San Antonio Road was struck and killed by a car that was exiting a gas station...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Off Point, on Jun 26, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 7 comments | 3243 Views

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200 apartments proposed for Castro and El Camino

In a long-sought redevelopment, a four-story apartment building with retail on the ground floor may soon go up at the corner...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by Cuesta Park Neighbor, on Apr 29, 2013 at 10:36 am | 16 comments | 3243 Views
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