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Rod Diridon not renamed to rail authority board

Longtime transportation advocate Rod Diridon Sr. will not be reappointed to the California High Speed Rail Authority board,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 5, 2011 at 8:33 pm | 3 comments | 2119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class breaks down college barriers

Sometimes, the most important step in getting at-risk youths to consider college is simply getting them to believe they can...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by soundsgood2me, on Jan 5, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 2113 Views

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Thief swipes deadbolt, nothing else

Nothing but the electronic deadbolt appears to have been stolen from a bank-owned property located at 177 Fairchild Ave.,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by Gosh!, on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:05 pm | 3 comments | 1805 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Year in Review: Ailing economy takes toll on El Camino

One of the last industries to feel the impact of the recession, health care fell ill in 2010, and El Camino Hospital was...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by LOA, on Jan 4, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 1608 Views

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San Antonio Center revamp study available for comment

The environmental impacts of redeveloping a large swath of San Antonio Shopping Center have been reviewed and a draft of...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Garrett, on Jan 4, 2011 at 10:35 am | 25 comments | 3487 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Grinch who stole the Christmas flamingo

The morning after Christmas, a thief stole more than just a Christmas-themed flamingo from a home on Wright Avenue -- he...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Andrei, on Jan 3, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 6 comments | 4236 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A right to health care

RotaCare -- which runs a clinic on the El Camino Hospital campus -- aims to provide free, quality care to the uninsured through...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Jan 3, 2011 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 1816 Views

OTHER ISSUES

End of an era: Duggan stepping down after 20 years

Few things put as big a smile on City Manager Kevin Duggan's face as his story of meeting the founders of Google. When Larry...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 3, 2011 at 9:58 am | 11 comments | 2712 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ex-con arrested in June killing of David Lewis

An ex-convict, Greg Elarms, 58, of Pittsburg, has been arrested in connection with the June fatal shooting of East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by derrick w, on Jan 2, 2011 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 1930 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ailing economy takes toll on El Camino

One of the last industries to feel the impact of the recession, health care fell ill in 2010, and El Camino Hospital was...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by MVFlyer, on Dec 31, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1860 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Year in Review: City officials imagine the future

It was a year for futuristic visions for the city. A car-less Googletopia surrounding the headquarters of Google was envisioned...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Spellcheck, on Dec 30, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1765 Views

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TV thief threatens to run over Walmart employees

A man threatened to run over two Walmart employees with his minivan on Dec. 23 after walking out of the store with a television...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 30, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 12 comments | 1867 Views

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Ringing in the new

Ring in the New Year on the Midpeninsula with ballroom dancing, a singles party, concerts, alt-rock musical theater or a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by Brent H., on Dec 30, 2010 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 2450 Views

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Caltrain fare hikes, service changes on tap

Caltrain officials are reminding the public that fare increases and service changes are set to go into effect on Jan....

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Birther, on Dec 29, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1693 Views

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Editorial: A manager who made the most of Mountain View

As a young man growing up in Mountain View, Kevin Duggan was quite familiar with the pig farm and landfill that covered most...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by Roger, on Dec 29, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 1901 Views

SPORTS

High School Recruiting Goes Public

High school recruiting goes public. Private high schools are not the only schools that utilize (undue) influence or “recruit”...

Original post made by Public Forum on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Righter, on Dec 29, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 2905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District: No need to re-open Slater School

A need for revenue and the low population of students surrounding the Whisman neighborhood has the local elementary and middle-school...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by really?, on Dec 29, 2010 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 2888 Views

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El Camino, Anthem Blue Cross reach agreement on reimbursement rates

After a dispute over the terms of their contract, El Camino Hospital and health insurance provider Anthem Blue Cross have...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by PH, on Dec 29, 2010 at 9:49 am | 3 comments | 1771 Views

OTHER ISSUES

$10,000 reward offered for armed-robber info

A $10,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension of the man who is committing armed robberies in Palo Alto has...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Dec 28, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 1753 Views

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Prometheus draws ire from tenants, again

Residents of downtown's largest apartment complex are demanding compensation from their landlord, Prometheus Real Estate...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by James, on Dec 27, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 10 comments | 3405 Views
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