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Holiday season's sales results not too shabby

The holiday season is officially over, and Mountain View business owners are finally able to assess how it went. The consensus:...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by letsgetreal, on Jan 20, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 3 comments | 2212 Views

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Peninsula residents clash over high speed rail

California's proposed high speed rail system is either a badly needed boost to the state's workers and commuters or an overpriced,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Old Crew, on Jan 24, 2010 at 7:37 am | 3 comments | 2019 Views

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City helps teacher with condo conundrum

The City Council agreed Tuesday to the purchase of a Mountain View High School teacher's condo which could not be sold under...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Feb 15, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 3 comments | 2802 Views

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Wind tunnel used to test trucks' wind resistance

A wind tunnel at Moffett Field normally used to test airplanes and other things that fly is being used to test the aerodynamics...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Feb 18, 2010 at 7:09 pm | 3 comments | 2633 Views

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Man killed by train near San Antonio station ID'd

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the pedestrian fatally struck by a commuter train just north...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Mar 4, 2010 at 1:48 am | 3 comments | 2514 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 | 1910 Views

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PA holds meeting today on Google fiber plan

An informational meeting has been set for 6 p.m. today on how residents and businesses can support Palo Alto's application...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by SunnyDays, on Mar 15, 2010 at 7:51 pm | 3 comments | 2242 Views

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CHAC property swap nearly a done deal

It's "99 percent sure" that a plan to trade the Community Health Awareness Council's building on Church Street for a larger...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by dominick, on Apr 15, 2010 at 10:46 pm | 3 comments | 2561 Views

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Eshoo bill would repay public entities

Rep. Anna Eshoo introduced the Restitution for Local Government Act of 2010 on Thursday to help counties and other public...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Apr 23, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 3 comments | 2194 Views

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Local Spanish-language theater troupe melds art, education

Mountain View resident Veronica Meza laughs when asked about the Spanish-language play she is directing for her nonprofit...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Veronica Meza, on May 16, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 2877 Views

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Alcohol use a factor in fatal car crash

The driver who died in a fiery crash in February on West Middlefield Road had a blood alcohol content three times the legal...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 6, 2010 at 2:05 am | 3 comments | 2201 Views

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Just hanging around

Twin brothers Eli, left, and Mark beat the heat on a warm day by spending some time on the swings at Pioneer Park in downtown...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Sammy the Squirrel, on May 5, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 3 comments | 2136 Views

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All-electric car for $20,000

Armed with expertise gained from pushing electric car technology to the limit in race cars, NASA Ames-based Kleenspeed is...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by JC, on May 18, 2010 at 10:32 pm | 3 comments | 2893 Views

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Record number of property value reductions in county

The Santa Clara County Assessor's Office today announced $21.4 billion in property value reductions on approximately 118,000...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by mt view homeowner, on May 20, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 3 comments | 2408 Views

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Caltrain asserts itself in race for federal funds

The two agencies responsible for building the Peninsula section of the high-speed-rail system now find themselves in a competitive...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 23, 2010 at 12:36 am | 3 comments | 2185 Views

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Police give up pay raises for a year

With just a few weeks left to patch a $4.3 million general fund deficit, the city's police have agreed to go without regular...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sad, on May 29, 2010 at 4:05 pm | 3 comments | 2258 Views

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Nadine Levin retires after 20 years at City Hall

City Hall was in as much turmoil as it had ever been when assistant city manager Nadine Levin was hired in December of 1989....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jun 7, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 2896 Views

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Surprise! There are 93,500 ballots still uncounted

Surprise! A last-minute surge of mail-in ballots means the election in Santa Clara County isn't over and some close races...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by dfb, on Jun 9, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 2194 Views

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What's going on with the Shell station at Middlefield and Shoreline?

The Shell station at Middlefield and Shoreline has been fenced off and the pumped covered in dark plastic. Is this another...

Original post made by John the Man on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 15, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 2088 Views

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Council happy with city budget

After a year of discussions the city has a balanced budget that now has the backing of the City Council after a unanimous...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 16, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 3 comments | 2203 Views
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