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MOVIES

Standing up in the face of cancer

Stand-up comedian and cancer patient Steve Mazan will be making an appearance at El Camino Hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 4, to...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Sep 30, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 2574 Views

MOVIES

MVHS grad's movie in African film fest

A documentary by a filmmaker with local ties will be among the nearly three dozen films featured in this year's Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Deffria Bass, on Sep 30, 2011 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2819 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'What's Your Number?'

Based on Karen Bosnak's novel "20 Times a Lady," "What's Your Number?" is frothy and predictable, occasionally annoying (the...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by NeHi, on Sep 30, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs dies at 56

Jobs saw Apple through much of its 35-year history in which the company evolved from its '60s-style hippie roots to a symbol...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 5, 2011 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 1062 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Councilman heads League of Cities

Mountain View Vice Mayor Mike Kasperzak was elected to serve as the president for the League of California Cities at the...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Don Pardo, on Oct 6, 2011 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 1156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Small number of students skip vaccine

A small percentage of local students opted out of an all-but-mandatory whooping cough vaccination this year, school officials...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Oct 7, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man shot by police ID'd as suspected Cupertino gunman

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has confirmed that the man who was shot and killed by deputies in Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Waldo, on Oct 7, 2011 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1294 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pago to raise money for Whisman district

The makers of the smartphone application Pago are raising money for the local elementary school district during a two-week...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by George, on Oct 7, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 1258 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Not your dad's shop class

It's little over a month into the school year and Jeff McTighe's classroom at Los Altos High School still isn't completely...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Oct 7, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 1404 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toxic cleanup at a snail's pace

Despite the existence of new, cheaper technologies that promise a much faster cleanup, polluters including Intel, Raytheon...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Oct 10, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 1161 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mother finds teaching opportunity on Stevens Creek

Recently my daughter went with me on one of my forays into the Stevens Creek bed with my dog. I have been telling her about...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Kate Slama, on Oct 11, 2011 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 1268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students step out to take in books

Students gathered in clusters throughout the Theuerkauf Elementary School courtyard on Sept. 29 for Literature Day Al Fresco,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Oct 12, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital's open house celebrates 50th anniversary

El Camino Hospital will mark a half century on Saturday with an open house event showcasing the hospital's focus on cutting...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by PopSci Reader, on Oct 12, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: Jazzy 'Clementine' a bit off-key

As a re-telling of Aeschylus' "Agamemnon," Dan Dietz's "Clementine in the Lower 9" fascinates and frustrates. The incongruous...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by Guffman, on Oct 15, 2011 at 5:58 am | 1 comment | 1071 Views

SPORTS

Shoreline ball fields win council approval

With the city's ball fields more crowded than ever, the city's youth sports leagues may soon find some relief. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by GC, on Oct 16, 2011 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Jobs' legacy

What are your reflections on Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' legacy? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/index.php?id=4844...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Bex, on Oct 18, 2011 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 1022 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown Mountain View's new grocery store

[This just went to press for the Old Mountain View Neighborhood Newsletter, distributed to residents and businesses in the...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Oct 20, 2011 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google expands office footprint with $100 million purchase

If Google aims to use every property in North Bayshore it added a huge piece to the puzzle last week, paying $100 million...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Bubb mom too, on Oct 24, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paver hit by truck in Fry's parking lot, dies

A paver working in the parking lot of Fry's Electronics at 340 Portage Ave. in Palo Alto Tuesday evening was struck and killed...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Oct 26, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 1 comment | 1258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Back to its old haunt

After a brief hiatus the city's favorite front yard Halloween attraction will be back in action this weekend. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Doctor Killjoy, on Oct 27, 2011 at 11:12 pm | 1 comment | 1165 Views
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