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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 | 1395 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 | 2037 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 | 1359 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1072 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 | 2635 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 | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1065 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 | 1062 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Mar 19, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 1 comment | 1941 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 | 1207 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 | 1730 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 | 2264 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 | 1319 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1120 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 | 1119 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 | 1113 Views

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Safe at Walmart?

I witnessed an interesting incident at Walmart in Mtn. View today. The lines around 2:00 were very long, and as usual, not...

Original post made by Customer on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 13, 2012 at 6:53 am | 1 comment | 1007 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CHAC's Monique Kane named "Woman of the year"

It was by a stroke of good fortune that Monique Kane, just named "Woman of the Year" by state Sen. Joe Simitian, is where...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Marti, on Apr 13, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 1482 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed-rail critics eye fresh legal challenges

As state officials prepare to approve the environmental analysis for California's planned high-speed-rail system, Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 14, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1448 Views

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Monday, April 16

[http://www.openspacetrust.org/activities/lecture.html ==B Lecture:== Wade Davis] Wade Davis will speak on "The Wayfinders:...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 16, 2012 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 1145 Views
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