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OTHER ISSUES

Water district fends off fraud allegations

The Santa Clara Valley Water District has been in deep water in recent months, following allegations of fraudulent charges...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Corruption in action, on Nov 8, 2015 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 2259 Views

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Phone scam targeting the elderly resurfaces

Palo Alto police are warning seniors that a telephone scam from last spring dubbed "favorite grandson" has resurfaced over...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by NeHi, on Feb 19, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments | 1600 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cha-cha-chatting

Cheryl Burke discusses her new book and experiences as a professional dancer on the TV show "Dancing with the Stars" during...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Rogers, on Jul 12, 2011 at 10:20 pm | 2 comments | 1596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos schools need Measure E

As the state comes closer to a financial meltdown, local school districts are struggling to insulate themselves from a worst-case...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by David, on Apr 29, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 2415 Views

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Hangar One could be boon for city

The long saga of Hangar One has taken another twist, one that might ultimately place it under the purview of the city of...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jul 13, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 1784 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 | 3169 Views

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Bay trees being removed to save oak trees

A crew started removing roughly 250 bay trees in several open space lands in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties Monday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Tree Nut, on Jul 13, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1709 Views

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Farewell to Bumble Bee Health Foods

John and Karen Farrell run a two-person crew at Mountain View's Bumble Bee Health Foods store, fielding questions about probiotics...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2015
Last comment by Bonnie Barnes Moreno, on Nov 7, 2015 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 490 Views

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Land buy would boost hopes for downtown grocery store

In a move that would make it easier to attract a long-desired grocery store downtown, the City Council is set to approve...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 29, 2010 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 2132 Views

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Budget cuts prompt county courts to cut hours

Santa Clara County Superior Court, citing budget cuts, plans to reduce business hours at its courthouses in San Jose, Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by John, on Sep 25, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 2 comments | 6904 Views

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County takes 'carrot' approach on bags

In its quest to encourage residents to embrace reusable shopping bags, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this week...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by JJ, on Mar 27, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2056 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Electrifying Caltrain

Do you support Caltrain being electrified? Each week, the Voice goes out to Castro Street in downtown Mountain View and asks...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Phil Aaronson, on Oct 16, 2012 at 5:51 am | 2 comments | 2542 Views

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Crime briefs: car burglary, home burglary and indecent exposure

Two suspects flee officers in home burglary, groundskeeping tools stolen from a truck bed and man exposes himself on a city...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by rolo, on Sep 28, 2014 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 2396 Views

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Wind advisory issued for Bay Area

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for today for all coastal and valley locations of the San Francisco...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 30, 2014 at 10:23 am | 2 comments | 2708 Views

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Local coach to compete in world championship

A local track and field coach who taught at both Stanford and Los Altos High School is headed to France this week to compete...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by KC, on Aug 7, 2015 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 2803 Views

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Storm system from Alaska headed for Bay Area

Bay Area residents may want to bundle up, as a cold-weather system is headed this way and will linger for several days, a...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 2 comments | 1482 Views

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City finds new police chief in-house

After weeks of searching, City Manager Dan Rich announced today that Max Bosel will take the place of Scott Vermeer as Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 27, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 3666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The future of NCLB

Despite a six-year effort to overhaul education at the state and federal levels, the country is still "in trouble" educationally,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by Larry, on Jan 1, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 2818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning to stretch a dollar in Kenya and Haiti

Indoor plumbing and electricity have been at the fore of Diana Chou's mind of late, and not because the recent Los Altos...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by MVHS dad, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 2054 Views

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Man found bleeding near Sylvan Park

A Sunnyvale man was found bleeding shortly after midnight on Friday near Sylvan Park. Police are asking the public for information...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 30, 2014 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 4008 Views
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