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Despite protests, council switches animal services

A group hoping to save Palo Alto's animal shelter swayed only one member of the City Council on Tuesday in an effort to keep...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jen, on May 11, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 2060 Views

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Fancy fungus among us

Most companies would avoid describing their products as ugly. But Far West Fungi has some fun with its sometimes alien-looking...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by MV Resident, on May 14, 2012 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2383 Views

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Smoking ban takes effect Tuesday

A new ban on smoking near publicly accessible buildings and outdoor dining areas goes into effect Tuesday, May 15, which...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Non-Smoker, on Nov 4, 2014 at 11:25 am | 14 comments | 5253 Views

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Mountain View resident accused of running 'pill mill'

A Mountain View woman was arrested Friday and charged with allegedly prescribing large quantities of highly-addictive, opiate-based...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Zonker, on May 15, 2012 at 6:07 pm | 5 comments | 2244 Views

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Wednesday, May 16

[http://www.worldaffairs.org/events/2012/iran-today-and-its-place.html ==B Talk:== Iran's nuclear program] A free public...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 16, 2012 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1969 Views

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Wednesday: commission to look at plans for San Antonio center

Planning Commissioners are expected to look at plans tonight for a 150-room hotel and 741,000 square feet of office space...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on May 21, 2012 at 9:03 pm | 26 comments | 4724 Views

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Businesses: developer using fence to force land sale

The owners of several small businesses say a cyclone fence went up behind their properties the evening of May 10 with no...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 28, 2012 at 1:20 am | 27 comments | 4711 Views

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Agents target heroin-trafficking ring

Twelve people were arrested in the Bay Area Tuesday as part of a multi-agency operation targeting an international heroin-trafficking...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
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Unarmed man robs Rotten Robbie station

An unarmed man made off with a handful of cash Wednesday evening after robbing a local gas station, police said. Read...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Kcajsnikrep@yahoo.com, on May 18, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 11 comments | 2008 Views

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Moon to eclipse sun on Sunday

Foothill College Astronomy Chair Andrew Fraknoi has some advice for what not to do during the solar eclipse on Sunday, May...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2501 Views

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NASA wants to dump Hangar One, airfield

It took little more than a day for local city officials and others concerned about Moffett Field's future to unite in opposition...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on May 17, 2012 at 9:56 pm | 1 comment | 2041 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Cigarette tax hike

Do you support Proposition 29, which would raise the price of every pack of cigarettes in the state by $1? Read the full...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Tom Purcell, on May 21, 2012 at 11:16 pm | 8 comments | 1883 Views

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Weekend, May 19 & 20

[http://openhouse.wr.usgs.gov/2012/index.html ==B Community:== USGS Open House] From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 18, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2022 Views

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What's next for Moffett Field?

There's a way to maintain Moffett as a lightly used airfield, and NASA should have pursued it before engaging the GSA, says...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Terry, on Apr 27, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 11 comments | 4437 Views

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New program treats sleep and sex disorders

Every day — on billboards, in magazines, over the radio and on TV — we're bombarded by advertisements for products...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Doogie Hauser, on May 19, 2012 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 2207 Views

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Businesses: developer using fence to force land sale

The owners of several small businesses say a cyclone fence went up behind their properties the evening of May 10 with no...

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by Monica, on May 23, 2012 at 1:56 am | 3 comments | 3658 Views

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Here comes the sun

Sunday's partial solar eclipse was best viewed indirectly, as seen in this photo with a multitude of images of the sun projected...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on May 21, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1881 Views

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SAP Palo Alto vice president arrested for LEGO scam

The wealthy vice president of Palo Alto software firm SAP Labs, LLC will be charged on Tuesday with four felony burglary...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Nora22, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:11 am | 18 comments | 11171 Views

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New program treats sleep and sex disorders

A recently launched program at El Camino's campus in Los Gatos aims to address the link between sexual dysfunction and sleep...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on May 22, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 2135 Views

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Police draw guns in Walmart lot

Two police officers drew their guns on a suspected car thief in the parking lot of the Showers Drive parking lot Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Mcbutters, on May 23, 2012 at 11:17 am | 2 comments | 1906 Views
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