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AROUND TOWN

El Camino Hospital gets repairs

The El Camino Hospital board of directors recently approved about $1.55 million in renovations to the new main building,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Picks Jaw Off the Floor, on Jan 26, 2012 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 1893 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hospital could lose district funds

Before the little-known Local Agency Formation Commission dissolves the El Camino Hospital District, we hope hospital officials...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Wayne, on Jan 28, 2012 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 1748 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A whole life in whole grain

Mountain View resident Monica Spiller has made it her life's mission to promote whole grains, a passion that has led her...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Alyssa, on Jan 30, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1995 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo sees progress on Hangar One deal

Google's $32 million offer to restore Hangar One's siding still hasn't been accepted, but there has been progress, said Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by John Meyer, on Jan 31, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 1313 Views

OTHER ISSUES

VIDEO: Assemblyman Jerry Hill discusses pipeline safety

California Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, spoke about pipeline safety and the Sept. 9, 2010, explosion in San Bruno...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Stephan, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 1515 Views

ELECTIONS

King withdraws from county supervisor race

Former Saratoga Mayor Kathleen King has withdrawn from the race for Liz Kniss' seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Grammar Nazi, on Feb 2, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 1535 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Foothill football coach Boyett dies

Doug Boyett was a football man and a family man. That was evident when he traveled to Pasadena earlier this month to watch...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Srmartinson, on Feb 3, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 1679 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School's classrooms are hospital rooms

Calvin Chan teaches a variety of subjects to elementary school-aged children all the way up to college-aged young adults....

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Levy Downs, on Feb 10, 2012 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 1324 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DA: Domestic violence led to 16 deaths in 2011

Sixteen people died as a result of domestic violence in Santa Clara County last year -- the highest number of deaths in nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Feb 15, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1561 Views

SPORTS

MV man, 35, shot Wednesday in East Palo Alto

A 35-year-old man was shot Wednesday evening in East Palo Alto, police said. The shooter appeared to have fled in a silver...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 17, 2012 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 2255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local teen starts adolescent stuttering support group

Looking down at his lap and rocking slightly in the chair, Barrett Greaves struggles to get his lips and tongue to cooperate...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Retread, on Feb 21, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 1723 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1267 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1430 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 | 1598 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 | 3369 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1434 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 | 2094 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 | 1401 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 | 1098 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 | 2689 Views
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