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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 | 718 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1343 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 | 3394 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 | 4254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain trenching study wins green light

Declining to stand idle while change arrives along the Caltrain corridor, Palo Alto officials on Monday agreed to commission...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 6 comments | 3813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dedication set for Berlin Wall display outside library

Two big sections of the Berlin Wall now on permanent display in front of the Mountain View library will be dedicated in a...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 7, 2013 at 11:00 pm | 10 comments | 5720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Amber Alert issued for Sunnyvale newborn

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 2-week-old baby boy who was abducted by his father in Sunnyvale on Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Liz , on Nov 7, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 3158 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council: Bond measure for pricey facilities a no-go

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2013/11/06/council-bond-measure-for-pricey-facilities-a-no-go posted...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Greg Nelson, on Nov 9, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 15 comments | 7155 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Former 49er found guilty of misdemeanors in domestic violence case

After a six-day trial, jurors found former San Francisco 49er offensive tackle and Palo Alto resident Kwame Harris guilty...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by EducatedMV, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 2292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dish parking plan irks residents

With plans afoot to expand the trail network near the Stanford Dish, dozens of residents who frequent the scenic hiking hub...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Nov 6, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 5 comments | 2313 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Salt pond restoration moves ahead

The process of turning two former salt ponds along Shoreline Park's northern edge back into tidal marshes soon will speed...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by @Jim, on Nov 13, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 7 comments | 6535 Views

RESTAURANTS

No ice for this ice cream

Yet another ice cream shop in Palo Alto? It's a crowded field, but it would be wrong to dismiss Scoop Microcreamery, a small-batch,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Nov 7, 2013 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 3839 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA to hold community meeting on toxics

A community meeting is set for Tuesday, Nov. 12, for residents concerned about the Environmental Protection Agency's discovery...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by George, on Nov 14, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 10 comments | 3402 Views

ELECTIONS

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 Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Tmd, on Nov 11, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 4 comments | 784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rock 'n' roll high school

Students from high-performing schools like Los Altos High School are often encouraged to pick up extracurricular activities....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Mike Gospe, on Nov 9, 2013 at 8:07 am | 2 comments | 7510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Milk Pail fights for life at San Antonio Center

The circumstances bring to mind David and Goliath, but in this case it is the humble Milk Pail Market, which has served Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Flava Dave, on Nov 12, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 8 comments | 1106 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ideafarm may be headed to jail

Wo'O Ideafarm, the local man known for displaying signs with controversial and sometimes strange messages on the streets...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wo Of Ideafarm, on Nov 13, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 52 comments | 4923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham students take 'anything but a car' to school

Graham Middle School saw a sharp increase in the number of students who walked or biked to school on Nov. 1, "Anything but...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by EducatedMV, on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 6 comments | 5490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's sister city devastated by typhoon

Super Typhoon Yolanda, considered the most powerful storm of its kind to make landfall, has struck Palo Alto's sister city,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by Rubhie Masubay, on Nov 10, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 2548 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV cold-case killer convicted

Giovanni Duarte, a local man affiliated with a Mountain View off-shoot of the Nortenos street gang, was convicted on Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by Mcbutters, on Nov 13, 2013 at 9:20 am | 6 comments | 3678 Views
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