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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 | 4511 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 | 3010 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 | 6589 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 | 4582 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 2313 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 | 1108 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 | 1312 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 | 661 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 | 1021 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 | 4604 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 | 16184 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Redwood City metals fire: 'shelter in place' alert lifted

Smoke from a two-alarm fire at a Redwood City metals-recycling plant triggered an air quality alert for San Mateo, Santa...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2013
Last comment by What the Hell, on Nov 12, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 3559 Views

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Construction crew causes gas leak

A construction crew working on Plymouth Street, between N. Rengstorff Avenue and Sierra Vista Avenue, caused a gas line to...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 16, 2013 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 3972 Views

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'Tis the season, already

Is it really time to run our annual holiday story? The candle-lighting and hall-decking and jingling seem to be starting...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Mountain View resident, on Nov 14, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 2 comments | 3586 Views

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Local health officials hail new insurance law

Local health officials said they expect more people will seek help earlier for mental health and substance abuse problems,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 15, 2013 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 13728 Views

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Gas lines cut on Second Harvest trucks

Gas stolen from two Second Harvest Food Bank trucks earlier this week will cost the nonprofit the equivalent of 34,000 meals...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 15, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 5666 Views

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Happy Thanksgivukkah!

This year, Hanukkah is a once in a lifetime event. For the first time since 1888 — and the last time for tens of thousands...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by jumpingjack, on Nov 27, 2013 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 8946 Views

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Back to his roots

Up in the mountains of Windham County, Vt., Will Ackerman's Imaginary Road Studios has a fine Steinway and sweeping views....

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by rob131, on Dec 1, 2013 at 5:11 am | 2 comments | 5315 Views

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One dead in mobile home fire

A resident of a Mountain View mobile home park died after a fire tore through the structure just after midnight on Dec. 2. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Dec 2, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 4367 Views

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Freezing temperatures prompt warnings

The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning over the next few days as conditions are expected to be frostier...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by grime, on Dec 4, 2013 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 4590 Views
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