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Hospital district improving transparency, officials say

A better website, a distinguishing name change and modifications to the way the organization keeps track of taxpayer money...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Dick Fancher, on Aug 20, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 3929 Views

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Hospital district improving transparency, agency says

A better website, a distinguishing name change and modifications to the way the organization keeps track of taxpayer money...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 30, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 2569 Views

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The transformation of a fire station's backyard

From a vacant, weed-choked lot to a bountiful source of produce, Mountain View firefighter's garden feeds the station's crew...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Aug 27, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 2 comments | 13661 Views

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New CSMA head aims to broaden school's reach

If Vickie Scott Grove can accomplish anything in her new role as executive director of the Community School of Music and...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by SB Lambert, on Aug 28, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 1635 Views

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County law enforcement rolls out school safety campaign

Law enforcement agencies are scheduled to participate in a school safety program this week throughout Santa Clara County,...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1541 Views

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Former Stanford Hospital worker arrested for sexual battery

A former hospital technician at Stanford Hospital and Clinics has been arrested for sexually battering a patient, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 11, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 2588 Views

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Rail foes seek to bar further spending on project

After scoring a victory in a Sacramento court last month, opponents of California's proposed high-speed rail system are now...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Martin, on Sep 21, 2013 at 11:22 pm | 2 comments | 3393 Views

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Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Sep 25, 2013 at 2:51 pm | 2 comments | 3273 Views

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MV police seeking missing at-risk teen

Police in Mountain View today are asking the public for help in locating a missing at-risk teenage boy. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 30, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 2 comments | 1024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A billion-dollar year for Silicon Valley foundation

A contribution worth $500 million from Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg helped propel the Silicon Valley Community...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 4, 2013 at 12:13 am | 2 comments | 4220 Views

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Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool shuts down

The Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool in south Palo Alto has closed due to irreparable problems with the facility, Abilities...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ronnie Falcao, LM MS CPM, on Oct 7, 2013 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2875 Views

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Peninsula Symphony reports $500,000 missing

The Peninsula Symphony is scrambling to raise pledges and donations after recently learning that the bulk of its endowment...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 14, 2013 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 5686 Views

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Mora Drive housing project waits on toxic cleanup

Lingering toxic chemicals in the groundwater and soil under 2274 Mora Drive is being blamed for the delay of the development...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Oct 14, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 4232 Views

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Day Worker Center benefit at CSMA

At the Community School for Music and Arts on Friday, Oct. 25, a musical performance will tell the true stories of four women...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 16, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 2211 Views

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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 | 971 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 | 1171 Views

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Mtn View Public Employees

One of the posts on another topic offered a web-link to the salaries of public employees and what struck me at first was...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by CC, on Oct 28, 2013 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 617 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 | 950 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 | 4298 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 | 15461 Views
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