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AROUND TOWN

Mobile home residents see trouble down the road

Just a stroll from Google, LinkedIn and the NASA Ames Research Center, the mobile-home park tucked at the end of Space Park...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 5, 2016 at 5:37 am | 11 comments | 1547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Time to act collaboratively for county's at-risk kids

I remember the conversation well. I was talking to a constituent, a neighbor, at a community gathering. Out of the blue,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Mar 6, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 1659 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sixty years and still dancing

<B>I GOT A NICE</I></B> letter in my mailbox recently, typed out on a piece of paper (remember those?) with a photo attached....

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by Kenneth Koehn, on Jul 18, 2008 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 3390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest six in gang stabbing

Police say six Norteno gang members are in custody for the alleged stabbing of a rival gang member, part of an increase in...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Jon, on Dec 20, 2008 at 1:12 am | 3 comments | 2722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer: That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 16, 2009 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 2259 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Varied policies on president's school speech

As controversy over President Barack Obama's address to students last week flared up across the country, administrators in...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by SG, on Sep 20, 2009 at 9:47 pm | 12 comments | 2295 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo opposes Obama's Afghan troop surge

Calling Afghanistan "the graveyard of nations," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, announced last week her opposition to President...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Dec 12, 2009 at 2:38 am | 18 comments | 2204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local veteran honored for helping injured vets

Dom Garofano, a 40-year Mountain View resident, was honored this week by the Paralyzed Veterans of America for his "longstanding...

Original post made on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by Old Soldier, on May 29, 2010 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1579 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Human directionals' becoming more common

Sign-spinning advertisements, also known as "human directionals," are frequent sights on street corners throughout the Midpeninsula....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Lorie, on Jul 19, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 7 comments | 2439 Views

ELECTIONS

Schmidt wins new District 7 seat on water board

The newly created seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District's board of directors will be filled by Brian Schmidt, a 43-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 5, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 4140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos preschool finds new home

The generations-old Los Altos Parent Preschool will not be shutting its doors this June, as many feared. Instead, the pre-kindergarten...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by southbaygal, on Feb 10, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 1920 Views

OTHER ISSUES

House's smoke alarm 'saved our lives'

Shortly after 4 a.m. on the morning of April 28, Tim Dobbins, along with his wife, daughter and the two family cats, were...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by MVPNS Alum, on May 6, 2011 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 2104 Views

BOOKS

Feature story: Surrounded by superheroes

Dealing in comics many fans would involuntarily drool over is standard practice for Lee's Comics founder Lee Hester. Photo...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 28, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 3022 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hubbub over fate of Bubb's 'peace tree'

A group of students at Bubb Elementary are gathering signatures from their classmates, parents and teachers in order to petition...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Truth be Told, on Oct 28, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 9 comments | 1735 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Union moves forward on initiative to cap executive pay at hospital

Members of El Camino Hospital's workers' union are moving forward on their plan to seek a legislative cap on executive pay. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Feb 16, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 17 comments | 2589 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New county ordinance to limit payday lenders

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance Tuesday night that blocks payday lenders and check-cashing...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on May 7, 2012 at 5:19 pm | 6 comments | 2690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Avoiding blood-sucking insects

Bzzzzzz. Thwack. There's nothing quite like the buzz of a mosquito to ruin a summer barbecue -- or a warm night's rest. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 25, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 1672 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Halloween fun for all ages

If horror movies and gory haunted houses aren't your thing, take heart. The Midpeninsula has plenty of Halloween events planned...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Spooky Sam, on Oct 23, 2012 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 2907 Views

AROUND TOWN

A good start toward safer streets

The City Council moved last week to trim down a handful of its oversized streets to make safer lanes and sidewalks for cyclists...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Janet Lafleur, on Jan 25, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Get up close to the Solar Impulse

After assembling their solar-powered plane at Moffett Field and working out the kinks in the skies above the Bay Area, the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Aviator, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 2 comments | 9270 Views
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