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Friday, Feb. 24

[http://www.foothillmusicals.com/shookup/ ==B Theater:== 'All Shook Up'] Foothill Music Theatre opens its production of...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by EricaC, on Feb 24, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1111 Views

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Better solution needed for public smoking

Last week the City Council missed an opportunity to find a way to allow smoking in certain well-protected areas of local...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 24, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1164 Views

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Fire guts Dana Garden apartments

In only a couple of hours, about 50 people found themselves homeless following a four-alarm fire that engulfed the second...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by margaret, on Mar 1, 2012 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1260 Views

SPORTS

New exercise system 'hacks the brain'

Peter Wasowski wishes he was a kid again, but not for the reasons you might think. He doesn't yearn for the freedom of summer...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Mar 1, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 1924 Views

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Man killed on train tracks Feb. 23 is identified

A man who was fatally struck by a train in Palo Alto on Feb. 23 has been identified as Wentao He, 23, of Mountain View, the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by MeNewsman, on Mar 4, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1213 Views

BOOKS

Classes help parents help their kids

There are many ideas for ways to close the gap in achievement that exists between students from poor families and their better-off...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Aisha, on Mar 5, 2012 at 4:46 am | 1 comment | 1710 Views

OTHER ISSUES

What will happen to N. Bayshore?

With the stroke of a pen, the City Council can create the opportunity to build a new downtown just north of Hwy. 101 to serve...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Chris Conroy, on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 1150 Views

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Wednesday, March 7

[http://www.theatreworks.org/shows/1112-season/nowcircathen ==B Theater:== 'Now Circa Then'] TheatreWorks' new comedy play,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 925 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'John Carter'

In dire need of a cinematic sugar rush? Look no farther than Disney's blockbuster offering "John Carter," a fantasy extravaganza...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by paulie, on Mar 9, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 2334 Views

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Wednesday, March 14

[http://www.stanford.edu/group/latinjazz/ ==B Music:== Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz] The Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble performs...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 14, 2012 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 1039 Views

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Community college district refinancing decision means lower property taxes

Mountain View property owners will soon be paying lower taxes, thanks to a refinancing undertaken by the Foothill-De Anza...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 16, 2012 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 894 Views

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CHP on alert during St. Patrick's weekend

St. Patrick's Day revelers be forewarned -- the California Highway Patrol said officers will be looking for anyone driving...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Reformed & Informed, on Mar 16, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 900 Views

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Better security needed at Shoreline Amphitheatre

Once again it has become necessary to ask whether more stringent security measures should be enforced at Shoreline Amphitheater,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1572 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The question of Trains, Planes, Cars and Buses

High Speed Rail the question is do we build or not to build, how much will it cost, how many riders. I want to see how...

Original post made by Garrett on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 21, 2012 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 1081 Views

ELECTIONS

El Camino board explains need for more members

El Camino Hospital is reaching out to the community in an effort to help people better understand the recent decision to...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 25, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 1476 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Hunger Games'

"The Hunger Games" is a little bit "The Most Dangerous Game," a little bit "Lord of the Flies," a little bit "The Truman...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1998 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail price tag drops by $30B in new plan

California's proposed high-speed rail system would extend from the Central Valley to the Los Angeles Basin within the next...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Zap, on Apr 5, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 1155 Views

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April crackdown on distracted driving

Law enforcement all over the state will be on high alert this month, looking for drivers using their cell phones to text...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by pedestrian, on Apr 5, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1049 Views

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Monday, April 9

[http://www.redrockcoffee.org/#/open_mic ==B Music:== Open mic night at Red Rock] The weekly open mic night tonight, April...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 9, 2012 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 974 Views

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MV man, 26, killed on Shoreline Boulevard

Erik Onorato will be remembered as "an incredible child, an incredible brother, an incredible son and friend," his mother...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 12, 2012 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 944 Views
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