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OTHER ISSUES

Coroner releases name of 13-year-old train victim

Catrina Holmes, 13, of Palo Alto, was officially identified as the girl who stepped in front of a passenger train on Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Reality Check, on Aug 28, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 3 comments | 1763 Views

RESTAURANTS

Kitchen fire damages Spice Island Cafe

The Spice Island Cafe on Hope Street in downtown Mountain View was damaged in a one-alarm fire Saturday morning, according...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by Liz, on Aug 28, 2009 at 5:43 am | 4 comments | 3797 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State releases this year's STAR results

The California Department of Education released results for the 2009 California Standards Test (STAR) on Monday, showing...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Aug 27, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 12 comments | 2484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrest made in South Bay bank robbery spree

Police arrested a man at the Pacific Inn on Wednesday who they say robbed five South Bay banks in recent weeks, three of...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jconnor, on Aug 27, 2009 at 6:25 pm | 3 comments | 2348 Views

ELECTIONS

Five candidates, three seats in LASD race

The deadline to run for three open seats on the Los Altos School District board of trustees came and went Wednesday, and...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by David, on Aug 27, 2009 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 2840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stevens Creek bike area demolished

Friday was a sad day for me. As I rode my bike to work along the Stevens Creek trail, I witnessed bulldozers flattening...

Original post made by Jeral Poskey on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Brenda, on Aug 27, 2009 at 2:00 am | 30 comments | 3236 Views

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Google employee charged with grand theft

A Google employee entrusted with maintaining the Internet giant's server installations countrywide has been arrested for...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Anon...., on Aug 26, 2009 at 11:53 pm | 8 comments | 1884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Girl, 13, dies at Palo Alto train crossing

A passenger train struck and killed a girl on the tracks Friday night in Palo Alto at the same crossing where two teenagers...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Linda Musgrave, on Aug 26, 2009 at 6:27 am | 11 comments | 1858 Views

AROUND TOWN

BMX bike area on the bank of Stevens Creek

The bike area would be great to have if it weren't on the bank of Stevens Creek. It's all about keeping Stevens Creek as...

Original post made by Gail Cheeseman on Aug. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2102 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 | 1897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caltrain, suicide experts address teen deaths

Caltrain officials said Monday that the best way to deter teen suicides on Caltrain tracks is to address mental health issues...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Barry Jones, on Aug 25, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 2076 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water District floats flood basin idea for McKelvey Park

Next week, the City Council will take up a familiar debate: the proposal of turning a local park into a 15-foot-deep flood...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by MM, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 10 comments | 2099 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another train death averted by quick-thinking Caltrain engineer

A recent spate of tragedies along the tracks has everyone, perhaps especially Caltrain engineers, on edge. But among the...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by grateful, on Aug 25, 2009 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 1825 Views

AROUND TOWN

TONIGHT: Final Thursday Night Live

The very last Thursday Night Live event of the summer is happening tonight on Castro Street in downtown Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by Caroline, on Aug 24, 2009 at 9:58 am | 2 comments | 1539 Views

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EDITORIAL: Hospital out of touch on raises

In a normal economy, the decision by the board of directors of El Camino Hospital to approve salary increases for its top...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Nic, on Aug 24, 2009 at 8:36 am | 7 comments | 1844 Views

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Water District makes play for ball fields

This Tuesday, the City Council will take up a familiar debate: the idea of turning a local park into a 15-foot-deep flood...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Aug 24, 2009 at 12:34 am | 2 comments | 1564 Views

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Greens land recycling gig at Art & Wine Festival

A few weeks from now, the Art & Wine Festival will take over Castro Street for a weekend, generating tens of thousands of...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by whynot, on Aug 21, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 1539 Views

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Resentment lingers at BMW dealer

After a two-month strike last year allowed them to keep a union contract, albeit with fewer benefits and pay, a large group...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by wtf?, on Aug 21, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 5 comments | 1800 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Line 34 bus service hangs in the balance

Since the 1970s the bus stop at the corner of Hackett and Montebello streets has been an asset for those living in the nearby...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by SP Phil, on Aug 19, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 1847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Affordable housing proposal worries downtown neighbors

With the help of a team of eight mediators, the city took extra care last week to listen to the concerns of 19 neighbors...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Vivian Wang, on Aug 19, 2009 at 1:16 pm | 4 comments | 1970 Views
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