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Ringing in the new

Ring in the New Year on the Midpeninsula with ballroom dancing, a singles party, concerts, alt-rock musical theater or a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Brent H., on Dec 30, 2010 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 2456 Views

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Caltrain fare hikes, service changes on tap

Caltrain officials are reminding the public that fare increases and service changes are set to go into effect on Jan....

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Birther, on Dec 29, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1693 Views

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Editorial: A manager who made the most of Mountain View

As a young man growing up in Mountain View, Kevin Duggan was quite familiar with the pig farm and landfill that covered most...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by Roger, on Dec 29, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 1907 Views

SPORTS

High School Recruiting Goes Public

High school recruiting goes public. Private high schools are not the only schools that utilize (undue) influence or “recruit”...

Original post made by Public Forum on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Righter, on Dec 29, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District: No need to re-open Slater School

A need for revenue and the low population of students surrounding the Whisman neighborhood has the local elementary and middle-school...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by really?, on Dec 29, 2010 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 2899 Views

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El Camino, Anthem Blue Cross reach agreement on reimbursement rates

After a dispute over the terms of their contract, El Camino Hospital and health insurance provider Anthem Blue Cross have...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by PH, on Dec 29, 2010 at 9:49 am | 3 comments | 1776 Views

OTHER ISSUES

$10,000 reward offered for armed-robber info

A $10,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension of the man who is committing armed robberies in Palo Alto has...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Dec 28, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 1755 Views

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Prometheus draws ire from tenants, again

Residents of downtown's largest apartment complex are demanding compensation from their landlord, Prometheus Real Estate...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by James, on Dec 27, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 10 comments | 3416 Views

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The lights are brightly shining

We searched high and low for the most dazzling homes decorated for Christmas in the area, and found most of them just across...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by AnnK, on Dec 27, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 3 comments | 1546 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One funding lost

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo has declared dead an $8 million request for Hangar One, which means the icon's massive steel skeleton...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 26, 2010 at 5:49 pm | 3 comments | 2122 Views

RESTAURANTS

Tasty Turkish fare

Mediterranean cuisine has long been a local restaurant favorite. Downtown Palo Alto has its fair share: oak-fired rotisserie...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by southbaygal, on Dec 25, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 3799 Views

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Castro Street Caltrain Ped Crossing Project (Rengsdorf & Mary?)

The Caltrain pedestrian crossing project at Castro Street is finally taking shape. The idea of the improvements may have...

Original post made by maguro_01 on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 25, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 1814 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Christmas greetings from afar

Mountain View native Isamar Gomez will be spending her Christmas in Afghanistan, where she is stationed as an intelligence...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by homegirl, on Dec 25, 2010 at 10:11 am | 2 comments | 2199 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sladky house fire started by cigarette

The fire which caused an estimated $150,000 in damage Wednesday to a home on Sladky Avenue was started by a cigarette in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2008
Last comment by shakira, on Dec 24, 2010 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 3091 Views

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Council candidates -- let's build a park

Building a large park in the Whisman neighborhood was a popular idea among the six candidates for City Council at a debate...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Liz, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 25 comments | 2521 Views

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Model trains mesmerize a neighborhood

Ernie and John Bianco's front yard on Adele Avenue has been attracting train lovers young and old since 1977, when the father...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Wendy Nelson, on Dec 22, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 3236 Views

ELECTIONS

Woman robbed after walking in on burglary

A 27-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint after she came home to a burglar in her home shortly before 9 p.m on Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Jeff, on Dec 22, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 20 comments | 3553 Views

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A good year for trails

Two major highways will no longer stand in the way of cyclists and pedestrians on two popular Mountain View trails once a...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by good job, on Dec 22, 2010 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 2056 Views

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Minivan stolen from garage while family sleeps

A gray, 2008 Honda Odyssey minivan was stolen out of the garage of a home on the 3300 block of Brower Avenue sometime during...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 21, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 2033 Views

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Today: Premanente trail groundbreaking

Excitement is sure to be found at a groundbreaking ceremony at 2:30 p.m. today for a milestone civil engineering project...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mr. DePortum, on Dec 20, 2010 at 6:35 pm | 4 comments | 2459 Views
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