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AROUND TOWN

'Human directionals' becoming more common

Sign-spinning advertisements, also known as "human directionals," are frequent sights on street corners throughout the Midpeninsula....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Lorie, on Jul 19, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 7 comments | 1556 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google shake-up: Bold move or no big deal?

With more businesses than ever targeting its customers, Google is aiming to get back some of the spark with co-founder Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 22, 2011 at 2:08 pm | 6 comments | 1556 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area has most "mega commuters" in nation

Bay Area residents are more than four times more likely to be "mega commuters," according to a new report by the U.S. Census...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by kristine, on Mar 7, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 5 comments | 1556 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Students sow seeds of green

A local elementary school club is aiming to increase environmental awareness both at school and at home with a program that...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Tired_Activist, on May 4, 2011 at 7:16 pm | 1 comment | 1555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: new plan for high-speed rail to be unveiled in MV

A possible new business plan for California's high-speed rail project is set to be revealed Tuesday evening in Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Maria, on Mar 14, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 10 comments | 1555 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Molly Magees employee punched in face

A man was arrested on March 16 after allegedly punching a Molly Magees employee in the face, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by stan, on Mar 20, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 1555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cannabis trials provide relief to chronic pain

Recently published in the medical journal cannabis eases chronic pain. All patients envolved in trial were non cannabis smokers...

Original post made by Janet L. on Sep. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1554 Views

AROUND TOWN

LASD parcel tax passing narrowly

As the polls closed May 3, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools had the votes to pass and its...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Tax Payer, on May 5, 2011 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 1554 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA won't evict Parent Observation preschool

The local high school district has decided not to relocate students from the Terra Bella Community School to a building which...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Frustrated, on Feb 25, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 17 comments | 1554 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Simitian revives 'Breast Cancer Detection' bill

After seeing his first effort thwarted by a governor's veto, state Sen. Joe Simitian on Wednesday reintroduced a bill requiring...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by kman, on Mar 30, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 1554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View resident accused of running 'pill mill'

A Mountain View woman was arrested Friday and charged with allegedly prescribing large quantities of highly-addictive, opiate-based...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Zonker, on May 15, 2012 at 6:07 pm | 5 comments | 1554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Design firm builds green dream home

The builders of a new house now under construction just a few blocks from Castro Street are touting their design as "one...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Ray Morneau, on Jun 19, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 4 comments | 1554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain gets $16 million grant for signal upgrades

Caltrain's effort to upgrade its train service surged ahead Thursday when the Federal Railroad Administration awarded the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:15 pm | 3 comments | 1553 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Advocates for Palo Alto shelter make last minute plea to keep MV's business

Tonight the City Council will vote on whether to join the Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority. A group of Palo Altans...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by parent, on May 11, 2012 at 1:29 pm | 12 comments | 1553 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Breast-density notification bill signed into law

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian that would require physicians to notify women who have dense breast tissue of...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Stop the Madness, on Sep 25, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

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Anxious for Obama in Mountain View

Volunteers gathered to make get-out-the-vote phone calls from President Barack Obama's campaign office in Mountain View Tuesday...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Nov 19, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 1553 Views

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Palo Alto man dies in Tahoe plane crash

A Palo Alto pilot was killed and his wife was injured after their private plane crashed in a wooded area in South Lake Tahoe...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 23, 2013 at 6:10 pm | 3 comments | 1553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boys hockey team rolls to championship

A group of Mountain View High School boys captured a division title in club roller hockey recently, clinching a win against...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Apr 13, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 1552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Abe-Koga named chair of VTA board

Mountain View's own Margaret Abe-Koga was named chair of the Valley Transportation Authority board of directors this week,...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by taxpayer, on Jan 18, 2011 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 1552 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Unemployment rates drop throughout Bay Area

All Bay Area counties showed decreases in jobless rates in February compared to January's numbers, according to a recent...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by outofworklongtime, on Apr 4, 2011 at 6:17 pm | 2 comments | 1552 Views
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