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SCHOOLS & KIDS

No free lunch? Try Castro

A few local mothers beat the crowd and sit with their snacking toddlers on picnic benches at Castro Elementary School. Soon,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Jul 25, 2008 at 10:47 am | 25 comments | 3790 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local leaders: Race relations must improve

A week after police arrested three Mountain View High School students for alleged hate crimes, community leaders said the...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Son of a LEGAL South American, on Dec 21, 2008 at 7:01 pm | 8 comments | 2725 Views

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Some suggestions for new development on Minton's site

I submitted some comments to City Council in advance of the study session planned for Wednesday, Sept. 16 to discuss the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Ted, on Sep 25, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 4 comments | 1694 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High speed rail slowdown: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board last week rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report on a section...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Leonard Okoth, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 20 comments | 1980 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man robbed of over $1,000 on Terra Bella Ave.

A man leaving his office on Terra Bella Avenue was robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, and the robbers made off with...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 11, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 13 comments | 1864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids get a taste of colonial life at Bubb School

"Join the navy!" shout two boys clad in cavalier shirts and tri-cornered hats. They stand at the entrance to WilliamsBubb,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Rick Van Mell, on May 28, 2010 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 2690 Views

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'Amazing' false alarm -- TV show a no-show

Fans of the TV show The Amazing Race were disappointed to find out that reality show contestants did not, in fact, show up...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 1, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 12 comments | 1687 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hangar One's windows won't be saved

After a last minute inspection, NASA officials have decided that Hangar One's 4,638 unique windows aren't worth saving, a...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on May 6, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 7 comments | 5481 Views

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Police release sketch of Los Altos indecent exposure suspect

Police have released a sketch of a man who indecently exposed himself to a juvenile in Los Altos Monday morning. The man...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by DayWorker, on Jul 28, 2011 at 2:44 pm | 12 comments | 1525 Views

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Paver hit by truck in Fry's parking lot, dies

A paver working in the parking lot of Fry's Electronics at 340 Portage Ave. in Palo Alto Tuesday evening was struck and killed...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Oct 26, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

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Police arrest former Los Altos city employee

A former City of Los Altos employee suspected of stealing more than $30,000 from the city through fraudulent transactions...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Feb 8, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 6 comments | 1553 Views

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Housing at Mayfield mall site dumped for offices

After almost a decade of contentious planning and untold millions to design, the 27-acre housing community planned for the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Vinnie, on Jun 2, 2012 at 1:19 am | 31 comments | 4093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pay a buck, save the world

When 9,000 students from five California schools donated just $1 each in 2007, the resulting $9,000 was enough to build a...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 23, 2012 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1574 Views

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Google pitches big plans to a hesitant City Council

Google wowed the City Council on Tuesday with its most detailed presentation yet on its North Bayshore development plans,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ken Mort, on Feb 25, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 9 comments | 17281 Views

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County asks residents, firms to save energy today

Energy officials want residents and business owners to cut down on electricity use today, after several San Jose Pacific...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 17, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge: LASD may split Bullis

In the latest decision in the ongoing legal battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District, a judge...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Just Say No to Kool-Aide, on Jul 8, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 23 comments | 2199 Views

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Developer plans to keep Rose Market, other local businesses

A developer is promising that several popular businesses at the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street won't have to...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 4, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 59 comments | 17463 Views

RESTAURANTS

Driver killed on Interstate 280

A two-vehicle collision on Sunday, Jan. 5, caused one vehicle to split in two and a second to overturn on Interstate 280,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by AC, on Jan 7, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 4 comments | 5372 Views

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Council shifts gears on San Antonio plan

After sharp public opposition delayed phase two of Merlone Geier's Village at San Antonio Center project last week, City...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:55 am | 112 comments | 10989 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police retrieve stolen bikes

Police are looking for the owners of four stolen bikes after they arrested a man found with the bikes near Rengstorff Park...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jan 15, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 3475 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 811 views

Anger and Conflict
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 360 views