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Smuggler kidnaps woman from MV

An illegal border crossing took a bad turn in Mountain View on Sunday, after the family of a woman was unable to pay the...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Mar 23, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 26 comments | 2316 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Senior health services all under one roof

El Camino Hospital's board of directors recently approved funding for a new health center that will focus on preventative...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 23, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 2329 Views

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Zimbabwe Run: education and exercise

The Sustainable Living Foundation has a philosophy about charity -- it should be direct, engaging and two-fold. And that's...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Buzz LtYr, on Mar 23, 2011 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 2244 Views

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Has anyone ever gotten a job because of LinkedIn?

As some of you may know, LinkedIn, the job social networking site based in Mountain View, recently announced that they reached...

Original post made by Nick V on Mar. 23, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1818 Views

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Rush for emergency supplies, potassium iodide

Local residents have scooped up emergency-supply kits, water purifiers and potassium iodide in the aftermath of the Japanese...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Old Salt, on Mar 23, 2011 at 7:42 am | 10 comments | 2959 Views

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Radiation from Japan not likely to reach Bay Area

Bay Area residents are not at risk of radiation contamination from a potential nuclear disaster in Japan, regional and federal...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by jph, on Mar 22, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 9 comments | 2508 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shalala hits all the right notes

Umami. It is the fifth taste, most easily translated from Japanese as savoriness, which, in addition to sweet, salty, sour,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 4804 Views

RESTAURANTS

An itch for comfort food

The new restaurant called Scratch seats 270 people under the same high ceiling and mostly in view of each other. Despite...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by eric, on Mar 21, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 6 comments | 4191 Views

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Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 20, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1925 Views

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Theater review: A hit in the making

Rajiv Joseph is theater's latest prodigy, having been a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2010 for his play "Bengal Tiger at the...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by MM, on Mar 18, 2011 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 2221 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rub elbows with local representatives

The League of Women Voters is hosting a meet-and-greet with elected officials for the people of Mountain View and Los Altos,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Organic_Nuts, on Mar 18, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 1818 Views

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Council faces another budget challenge

With ongoing employee expenses expected to jump $3.2 million next year, and the outlook for more of the same in the years...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Average Joe, on Mar 18, 2011 at 6:12 pm | 4 comments | 2076 Views

RESTAURANTS

Plenty of polish

Gravity, the new wine bar and bistro on Emerson Street in Palo Alto, is impressive for many reasons. The interior is sleek...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:19 am | 1 comment | 3328 Views

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Free 'tipsy tow' offered for St. Patrick's Day

Drivers who have had one green beer too many on St. Patrick's Day can get a free ride home from an AAA tow truck driver tonight. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 17, 2011 at 7:33 pm | 2 comments | 2010 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling....

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Mar 17, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 4 comments | 2057 Views

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Remembering the Duvenecks event

Frank and Josephine Duveneck, Los Altos philanthropists and environmentalists, are the subject of a panel discussion titled,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Daniel Robinson , on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:51 am | 4 comments | 1879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids make the darnedest movies

Students at Graham and Crittenden middle schools, along with a class of second-graders from Landels Elementary School, are...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Kari Lemons, on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:27 pm | 2 comments | 3352 Views

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Regional deal may help Caltrain avert cuts

Drastic cuts to Caltrain rail service are likely to be averted, Steve Heminger, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 16, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 2261 Views

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County rolls out new emergency text alerts

Santa Clara County introduced a new, easy-to-use text message number to help residents receive emergency alerts in the event...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Editing Puhleeze, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:43 am | 6 comments | 2050 Views

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City begins to parse census data

In the past decade Mountain View's population has grown by 3,358 — roughly 4.5 percent — according to figures...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Suzanne Abrahams, on Mar 16, 2011 at 4:23 am | 1 comment | 2114 Views
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