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Bikes not safe on El Camino

What should the city do for south- or north-bound cyclists who want to ride between Palo Alto and Sunnyvale along El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 1102 Views

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Bus Rapid Transit options still being studied

There's been quite a bit of traffic on neighborhood email listservs regarding the Bus Rapid Transit project along the El...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 25, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 1306 Views

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Halloween block party killed by cars

As the City Council discusses the possibility of turning Latham Street into a bike boulevard, city staff denied a permit...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Oct 31, 2013 at 10:01 pm | 29 comments | 4632 Views

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School district's code of conduct rules questioned

A prominent First Amendment lawyer and journalist had some choice words concerning a number of the rules outlined in the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 29, 2013 at 1:05 pm | 16 comments | 25886 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City manager, attorney and clerk get raises

On Tuesday the City Council approved raises for the three employees the council hires to oversee the daily functioning of...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 30, 2013 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 2403 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer buys funeral-home property

Palo Alto's oldest funeral home is closing its doors on Oct. 31, and the property's new owner is Yahoo Chief Executive Officer...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Oct 29, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 8 comments | 12799 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Critical Mass? No, it's Kidical Mass

A mellow bike ride on Saturday aimed to get more families on their bikes. Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/news/2013/10/29/critical-mass-no-its-kidical-mass...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Oct 30, 2013 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 3201 Views

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Developer offers Milk Pail market new space

In its proposed second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, Developer Merlone Geier has offered Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by healthy shopper, on Jan 7, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 49 comments | 20845 Views

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Services set for couple killed by alleged drunken driver

A private funeral service for Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30, followed by a public memorial...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Nov 4, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 13 comments | 3775 Views

RESTAURANTS

San Antonio redevelopment's next phase moves forward

The largest shopping center redevelopment in decades came closer to fruition Tuesday night when the City Council expressed...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Dec 20, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 117 comments | 26553 Views

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Pedantic politics

Playwright Kenneth Lin focuses his newest work, "Warrior Class," on the smarmy backroom of politics, where deals are made...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:02 pm | 1 comment | 26403 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The art of learning

Gaining a better understanding of literature and writing through art is one of the central ideas behind Freestyle Academy....

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by not a Freestyle parent, on Nov 3, 2013 at 5:31 pm | 4 comments | 3170 Views

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Milk Pail owner wary of developer's offer

In its proposed second phase of development at San Antonio Shopping Center, Developer Merlone Geier has offered Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 8434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Better Bagel says goodbye

The Better Bagel's last day in business was a teary one, as loyal regulars said goodbye on Oct. 31 before the doors closed...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by DC, on Nov 10, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 52 comments | 22600 Views

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Fund started for hit-and-run victim

The 77-year-old woman who was struck by a hit-and-run driver on Sept. 30 needs financial help, according to her friend and...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 4, 2013 at 3:38 pm | 7 comments | 2909 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LAX shooting causes Bay Area flight delays

A shooting at Los Angeles International Airport this morning has caused delays and cancellations of some flights to and from...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Garrett , on Nov 3, 2013 at 4:11 pm | 5 comments | 2367 Views

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Divided council seeks tweaks to San Antonio plans

The largest shopping center redevelopment in decades came closer to fruition Tuesday night when the City Council expressed...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jimmy, on Nov 1, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 1018 Views

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Homemade haunted house spooks scores each year

From the street, Danilo Oxford's Midtown Palo Alto home is neat and well-manicured, with a profusion of flowers accenting...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 3, 2013 at 7:14 am | 1 comment | 1912 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Funerals set for couple killed by alleged drunk driver

A private funeral service for Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh was held on Wednesday, followed by a public memorial on Thursday,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2013
Last comment by T. Orlando, on Nov 3, 2013 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 3729 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Foothill-De Anza Foundation divesting from fossil fuels

A student-led campaign pushing for a greener Foothill-De Anza Community College District has led the board of the FHDA Foundation...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 6, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 9 comments | 13937 Views
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