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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 | 1922 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. 2144 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 | 1961 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 | 2136 Views

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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 | 2152 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 | 1886 Views

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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 | 1592 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 | 1891 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 | 1613 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 | 1587 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 | 1850 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 | 1895 Views

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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 | 2126 Views

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Report: Valley jobs decline while pay increases

Despite record unemployment rates, some sectors of Silicon Valley's high-tech economy continue to shine, according to a report...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments | 2064 Views

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'An honorable recognition of his sacrifice'

Everett Tedder was 28, a young father of two, and had only been with the Mountain View Police Department for two and a half...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by james tedder, on Aug 18, 2009 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 1830 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAMF gives $600,000 to Healthy Kids program

Hundreds more children will receive medical and dental coverage in Santa Clara County thanks to a $600,000 donation to the...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Maria Daane, on Aug 17, 2009 at 9:31 pm | 3 comments | 2192 Views

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Local kids may lose Healthy Families coverage

Mountain View resident Olga Melo, who makes about $2,000 a month cleaning houses, says her family would go bankrupt if it...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Margaret, on Aug 17, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 4 comments | 1962 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo buys time for Hangar One

There may be hope for Hangar One after all, city officials say, after Congresswoman Anna Eshoo negotiated with the Navy to...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Katherine, on Aug 17, 2009 at 12:45 pm | 8 comments | 2174 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Resentment lingers at BMW dealership

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. 12, 2009
Last comment by Jerry, on Aug 15, 2009 at 10:35 am | 6 comments | 2039 Views

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Pedestrian fatally struck at San Antonio station

A pedestrian was fatally struck Monday evening by a passenger train at the San Antonio station. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Aug 14, 2009 at 8:54 pm | 16 comments | 2038 Views
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