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'Pancake Man' Kenneth Pruitt dies

Well-known restaurateur Kenneth H. Pruitt, who became known as the "Pancake Man" after opening his first Ken's House of Pancakes...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Richard Clark, on Jan 15, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 3774 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto gives emphatic "NO!" to rail station

California's high-speed rail system should not stop in Palo Alto as it speeds between San Francisco and Los Angeles, the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Local resident, on Jan 15, 2011 at 2:14 am | 8 comments | 2068 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tour bus catches fire, ties up San Antonio Road

A large tour bus filled with Japanese tourists caught fire late Wednesday afternoon, blocking westbound lanes of San Antonio...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Dr. Collateral, on Jan 14, 2011 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 1709 Views

AROUND TOWN

Litter pick up set for MLK Day

The Day Worker Center of Mountain View is honoring Martin Luther King Day by leading a trash pick-up around the Rengstorff...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jan 14, 2011 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 1654 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Incision-free cancer surgery at 91

Sitting on a faded champagne-colored loveseat — decorated with a floral pattern and a variety of well-worn throw pillows...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by ernie, on Jan 14, 2011 at 6:59 am | 2 comments | 2002 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Much more than a driver

As the sun begins its groggy crawl over the Diablo Range, Janice King is checking signal lights, kicking tires and verifying...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 9 comments | 2794 Views

OTHER ISSUES

2011 looks brighter for El Camino

Officials at El Camino Hospital have "guarded optimism" that the coming year will be better than the last. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Trend Setter, on Jan 13, 2011 at 7:49 pm | 4 comments | 1545 Views

AROUND TOWN

A digital 'Revolution'

Revolution, the new 25,000 square foot exhibit at the renovated Computer History Museum, opens to the public on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by NW Resident, on Jan 13, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A great ride

Janice King, a school bus dispatcher and driver for the Mountain View Whisman School District has been driving buses since...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by STL Terry, on Jan 12, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 5 comments | 2294 Views

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D.C . Republicans kill Hangar One funding

Congress woman Anna Eshoo has declared dead an $8 million request for Hangar One, which means the icon's massive steel skeleton...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Former IT Contractor, on Jan 12, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 39 comments | 6190 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City looking at busy year in 2011

It may prove to be one of the most pivotal years in city history, for the simple reason that a new city manager will be hired...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Jan 12, 2011 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 1501 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo to keep contact with constituents despite Arizona shooting

Meeting face to face with the public is "the one of the most basic functions relative to democracy," U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:55 am | 8 comments | 1662 Views

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Woman suffers minor injuries after being attacked

Police are searching for a man who reportedly attacked a Mountain View woman late last night while she was walking on Rengstorff...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2011
Last comment by Trevea, on Jan 12, 2011 at 12:42 am | 19 comments | 1824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mixing it up with salsa

Cheryl Burke's dance studio hosted a strange mix of guests on Monday, Jan 10. Teenagers, Mountain View City Council members,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by southbaygal, on Jan 11, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 2075 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Domestic violence is up, funding for help is not

Those who work with North County's battered women didn't get a break during the holidays -- it was their busiest time of...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jan 11, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 9 comments | 2879 Views

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Suspect released, another avoids arrest in shooting of Jeff Johnson

Police say at least some of their case against three young men in the shooting death of 20-year-old Mountain View resident...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by annonyms, on Jan 11, 2011 at 4:34 pm | 5 comments | 3193 Views

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January 29th: Annual Rotary Club of Mountain View Crab Feed

Have you purchased your tickets yet? Saturday, January 29 4:30pm - 7:30pm The Mountain View Buddhist Temple 575...

Original post made by Rotary Club of Mountain View on Jan. 11, 2011
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OTHER ISSUES

Diridon could be on track back to rail-authority board -- with a big IF

Rod Diridon is taking his recent dismissal from the California High Speed Rail Authority board of directors with a philosophic...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by dfb, on Jan 11, 2011 at 1:49 am | 1 comment | 2800 Views

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Septuagenarian robbed at Walmart

Two men snatched $350 from a 70-year-old Walmart customer's hand as he shopped on New Year's Eve at around 3:30 p.m. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Jan 10, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 20 comments | 1798 Views

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Man robs adult video store

A man held up the adult video and book store on El Camino Real on Dec. 30, threatening the on-duty clerk with what he claimed...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by a, on Jan 10, 2011 at 11:57 am | 10 comments | 2062 Views
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