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NASA Ames' persistent star

NASA's Kepler mission was a dream that NASA Ames scientist William Borucki shared with Carl Sagan and others -- a telescope...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Nov 12, 2013 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 12301 Views

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Milk Pail fights for life at San Antonio Center

The circumstances bring to mind David and Goliath, but in this case it is the humble Milk Pail Market, which has served Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 8 comments | 3677 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A Stanford engineering degree -- and no job

Mountain View resident Chad Bowling never thought he would fall a victim to the down economy. While a chemical engineering...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 7566 Views

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Milk Pail owner wary of developer's offer

In its proposed second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, Developer Merlone Geier has offered Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 9300 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Redwood City metals fire: 'shelter in place' alert lifted

Smoke from a two-alarm fire at a Redwood City metals-recycling plant triggered an air quality alert for San Mateo, Santa...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by What the Hell, on Nov 12, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 4379 Views

ELECTIONS

Bus Rapid Transit options still being studied

There's been quite a bit of traffic on neighborhood email listservs regarding the Bus Rapid Transit project along the El...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Tmd, on Nov 11, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 4 comments | 1891 Views

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Metals fire put out; 'Shelter in place' lifted

After extinguishing the metals fire that prompted "shelter in place" alerts from several Peninsula cities, Redwood City announced...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Think its safe today?, on Nov 11, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 12070 Views

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Palo Alto's sister city devastated by typhoon

Super Typhoon Yolanda, considered the most powerful storm of its kind to make landfall, has struck Palo Alto's sister city,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Rubhie Masubay, on Nov 10, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 4010 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: Bond measure for pricey facilities a no-go

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2013/11/06/council-bond-measure-for-pricey-facilities-a-no-go posted...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Greg Nelson, on Nov 9, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 15 comments | 22661 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rock 'n' roll high school

Students from high-performing schools like Los Altos High School are often encouraged to pick up extracurricular activities....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mike Gospe, on Nov 9, 2013 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 17720 Views

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Caltrain trenching study wins green light

Declining to stand idle while change arrives along the Caltrain corridor, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 6 comments | 7177 Views

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Simple Solution for Milk Pail Dilemma

I was present for the last half of the Study session discussing the issue of the Phase II development for the San Antonio...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Nov. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 7, 2013 at 11:04 pm | 1 comment | 1592 Views

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Dedication set for Berlin Wall display outside library

Two big sections of the Berlin Wall now on permanent display in front of the Mountain View library will be dedicated in a...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 7, 2013 at 11:00 pm | 10 comments | 15396 Views

RESTAURANTS

No ice for this ice cream

Yet another ice cream shop in Palo Alto? It's a crowded field, but it would be wrong to dismiss Scoop Microcreamery, a small-batch,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Nov 7, 2013 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 5879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amber Alert issued for Sunnyvale newborn

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-week-old baby boy who was abducted by his father in Sunnyvale on Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Liz , on Nov 7, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 6188 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Foothill-De Anza Foundation divesting from fossil fuels

A student-led campaign pushing for a greener Foothill-De Anza Community College District has led the board of the FHDA Foundation...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 6, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 9 comments | 15929 Views

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Dish parking plan irks residents

With plans afoot to expand the trail network near the Stanford Dish, dozens of residents who frequent the scenic hiking hub...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Nov 6, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 5 comments | 4953 Views

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Voting in Mountain View today?

It's election day but I didn't receive any voting materials in the mail nor do I see any issues up for vote in the news....

Original post made by OutofLoop on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 6, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 4 comments | 1064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hurdles remain as LASD, Bullis pursue joint bond

Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School appear to be as close as they've ever been to compromise. However, comments...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ken, on Nov 5, 2013 at 5:34 pm | 34 comments | 12067 Views

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Services set for couple killed by alleged drunken driver

A private funeral service for Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30, followed by a public memorial...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Nov 4, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 13 comments | 4798 Views
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