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Opinion shifts against high-speed rail

As the price tag for California's proposed high-speed-rail system continues to swell, so does public opposition to the voter-approved...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Dec 8, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 13 comments | 3753 Views

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Decked out for the holidays

Mayor Jac Siegel introduces Julia Topp, 6, a first-grader at Castro School, and her 4-year-old sister Darolyn. The girls...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Tails, on Dec 7, 2011 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 2620 Views

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Council getting serious about new shuttle service

City officials have been talking about creating a Mountain View shuttle service for years, but on Tuesday City Council members...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by gcoladon, on Dec 9, 2011 at 6:03 pm | 5 comments | 2768 Views

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Nazi propaganda left downtown

Cards bearing messages written by the American Nazi Party have caught the eye of at least one Mountain View resident who...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ex-ANP, on Dec 20, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 26 comments | 8339 Views

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Survey seeks public opinion on new affordable housing tax

Police officers might be getting sick from the mold in the police station, and the city's 1960s community center may be falling...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Garrett, on Dec 24, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 26 comments | 4777 Views

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Backyard beekeeping: big gains for little effort

Information Technology consultant Anita Rosen spends her days teaching people about the beehive known as the Worldwide Web,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 18920 Views

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Firefighters move into new Shoreline station

For 13 years firefighters have spent their two-day shifts in a double-wide trailer also known as Fire Station Five. But last...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Garrett, on Dec 28, 2011 at 8:05 am | 9 comments | 3697 Views

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Will council give businesses more time to move?

In a quiet corner of Silicon Valley you can find an original Heidelberg press, a marvel from the heyday of mechanical engineering,...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Julie Stanford, on Jan 5, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 3 comments | 2812 Views

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Governor names new Santa Clara County judge

A San Jose woman was appointed to a judgeship in the Santa Clara County Superior Court, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 4, 2012 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 3697 Views

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Editorial: Council should drop 'survey' idea

Does anyone think that Mountain View voters will agree to tax themselves so the city can afford to build affordable housing...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Laura Macias, on Dec 29, 2011 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 2487 Views

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State court says yes to RDA shutdown

Californians bid farewell not only to 2011 this week, but also to the state's redevelopment agencies (RDA). The California...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jan 6, 2012 at 11:05 pm | 11 comments | 3648 Views

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Report: Halt state funding for high-speed rail

California's quest to build a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles suffered a heavy blow Tuesday...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Jan 5, 2012 at 8:38 am | 5 comments | 2912 Views

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Mountain View's top stories of 2011

One thing you can say about 2011 for Mountain View: it certainly hasn't been dull. We look back at the top headlines, from...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Dave Francis, on Jan 4, 2012 at 5:31 pm | 2 comments | 3473 Views

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Diet-supplement distributor pays $1.5M settlement

A Canadian corporation and its American affiliate agreed to pay $1.5 million in civil penalties and costs after being sued...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Stephan, on Jan 6, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 3149 Views

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Suspect arrested in bank parking lot robbery

Police have arrested one man and are looking for another in connection with a robbery, which occurred in the parking lot...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Litsa, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:22 pm | 8 comments | 2349 Views

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Shirakawa elected SC County board president

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday elected Supervisor George Shirakawa as its new president, replacing Dave...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Proofreader, on Jan 11, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 3031 Views

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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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Winter's 14th Spare the Air alert issued

No logs will be burning in the Bay Area Thursday as another Spare the Air Day has been announced by the Bay Area Air Quality...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Jan 12, 2012 at 10:17 pm | 3 comments | 2601 Views

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Hospital workers vote to keep union

After a contentious vote, overshadowed by accusations of procedural lapses and questionable tactics, service workers at El...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by W, on Jan 30, 2012 at 11:41 am | 8 comments | 3527 Views

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Hospital announces new dialysis partnership

Citing the need to keep up with a changing medical services market, El Camino Hospital's board of directors voted last week...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
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