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Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A man was struck and killed by a northbound train at about 6:50 a.m. this morning at Charleston Road in Palo Alto, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 26, 2013 at 11:35 am | 16 comments | 2050 Views

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Foothill's 'founding father' dies

Robert Smithwick, one of the founders of Foothill College who continued to help the college throughout his life, died Friday...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Ray Crump, on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1400 Views

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William Ware remembered

At the suggestion of a Valley Transit Authority bus driver, a bench dedicated to the memory of William Ware has been installed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 1634 Views

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EPA orders NASA to clean up contaminated soil at Moffett Field

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ordered NASA to take immediate and long-term actions to clean up contaminated...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 25, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 5837 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New suit claims high-speed-rail officials 'misled' public

Just weeks after California's high-speed rail project withstood a court challenge from a group of Peninsula cities, the agency...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by John, on Mar 24, 2013 at 9:47 am | 20 comments | 4551 Views

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Council OKs ultra-green offices for Samsung

Samsung's research and development headquarters may be headed to Mountain View soon, after the City Council on Tuesday unanimously...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 23, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 9 comments | 2212 Views

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New suit claims high-speed-rail officials 'misled' public

Just weeks after California's high-speed rail project withstood a court challenge from a group of Peninsula cities, the agency...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Mar 22, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1404 Views

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Phase Two at San Antonio Shopping Center moves ahead

The second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, including a movie theater and hotel, will not be delayed...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by truth be known, on Mar 22, 2013 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 2580 Views

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Students, staff show off new labs at Foothill College

Touring the newly opened Physical Sciences & Engineering Center at Foothill College, it's easy to forget you are on the grounds...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 21, 2013 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 11601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals for Crittenden, Stevenson schools

Two new principals are set to start at Mountain View schools. Geoff Chang will head Crittenden Middle School and Tyler Graff...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Irked, on Mar 21, 2013 at 11:47 am | 20 comments | 3522 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Think globally, run locally

The Run for Zimbabwe is part African festival, part fun run. Now in its 14th year, the race and fair is set for Sunday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 21, 2013 at 10:23 am | 7 comments | 1962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Crowd debates high school newspaper's sex articles

When Chloe Tarrasch, the Focus section editor for the Mountain View High School student newspaper, was putting together a...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Another Parent, on Mar 21, 2013 at 6:14 am | 33 comments | 18283 Views

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Santa Clara County grows, with international migration's help

Santa Clara County's population has grown 3.1 percent since 2010 and more than half that growth can be attributed to people...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Wo'O Ideafarm, on Mar 20, 2013 at 8:53 pm | 5 comments | 1437 Views

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Neal and Other Locals Give Impassioned Pleas for Berlin Wall

Jim Neal, who ran for City Council last November has continued to be very active in city politics. He still attends...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Mar 20, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1020 Views

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Would-be robber thwarted when clerk flees

A local convenience store clerk thwarted an attempted armed robber by running away, according to a police report. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 20, 2013 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 1424 Views

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Simitian sworn in as Santa Clara County supervisor

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Joseph Huber officially swore in former state Sen. Joe Simitian as Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 20, 2013 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 1427 Views

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Bakery busted for bread recycling

After promising a $1,000-a-day fine on Esther's German Bakery for using a private company to recycle old bread, the city...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by William Symons, on Mar 19, 2013 at 3:56 am | 2 comments | 2118 Views

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Rengstorff area bike tour highlights need for safer streets

Mounted on their bikes, a group of residents and city officials rolled through the Rengstorff Park neighborhood on Saturday...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Darin, on Mar 18, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 46 comments | 4828 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nelson pushes for fire sprinklers

Just as he promised, a local school board trustee is continuing his push to get fire sprinklers installed throughout the...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 17, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 6 comments | 4535 Views

RESTAURANTS

Esther's busted for bread recycling bin

After promising a $1,000-a-day fine on Esther's German Bakery for using a private company to recycle old bread, the city...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daniel P., on Mar 17, 2013 at 11:45 am | 31 comments | 5979 Views
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