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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 | 2219 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 | 2131 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 | 1522 Views

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'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 | 2290 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 | 4054 Views

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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 | 1884 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 | 2063 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 | 2928 Views

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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 | 1683 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 | 2468 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 | 2597 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 | 1620 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 | 2736 Views

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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 | 1548 Views

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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 | 9124 Views

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Mountain View celebrates the Fourth

The Fourth of July was marked by warm weather and lots of people looking for a cool place to view the fireworks at Shoreline....

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Just me, on Jul 6, 2013 at 10:13 am | 3 comments | 1354 Views

ELECTIONS

Chris Clark in line to be 2014 mayor

It's a tradition that hasn't failed in almost 10 years: at the start of every new year, the city's vice mayor rotates into...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:51 am | 8 comments | 4615 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Moffett's Air Guardsmen rescue sick baby at sea

A Moffett Field-based team of Air National Guardsmen rescued a seriously ill 1-year-old baby and her family from a sailboat...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by MVlady, on Apr 13, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 1214 Views

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Crime brief: brawl at bar

Police arrested a man last Friday after he allegedly threw his bike lock at someone's head and punched two patrons at the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dylan Carlson, on Jul 14, 2014 at 2:03 am | 9 comments | 8038 Views

OTHER ISSUES

East Palo Alto man dies in MV car accident

An 18-year-old East Palo Alto man died early Sunday morning after his vehicle struck a tree on northbound state Highway 85...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Someone who lost a brother., on May 11, 2015 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 3291 Views
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