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AROUND TOWN

TONIGHT: Council could give final approval to 53-home project at former Grant Road farm

After several years of planning — and heated controversy over loss of open space — the City Council is scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jane, on Jul 1, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 7 comments | 1453 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Linden Tree Children's Bookstore in L.A. looking for new owners

In case you didn't know, the Linden Tree owners are retiring and looking for a buyer. It's a beautiful bookstore for children....

Original post made by Margaret on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by d, on Dec 9, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Parolee in bar was 'up to no good'

A parolee allegedly equipped for assault and burglary was taken off the street by a cop conducting a routine check at a local...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Alan R, on Jan 16, 2010 at 11:45 pm | 9 comments | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arson suspected in truck fire on Ednamary Way

Police suspect arson is to blame for a spectacular vehicle fire that awoke residents in the 1800 block of Ednamary Way in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 14, 2010 at 9:21 am | 4 comments | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Detches trial set to begin Friday

John Detches, the man charged with attempting to sexually assault several women as they jogged on the Stevens Creek Trail,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Fed up, on Jun 16, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police bust six businesses in underage alcohol sting

After running a sting operation on nearly 50 Mountain View merchants, local police cited six local businesses for selling...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by OR, on Apr 8, 2012 at 12:11 pm | 4 comments | 1453 Views

AROUND TOWN

"We are constructing cities for an economy that no longer exists"

The architect said to be responsible for the success of downtown Mountain View gave a passionate talk Monday night. Michael...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by leigh, on May 16, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 3 comments | 1453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fixing the bells

Starting this fall, school bells will ring in concert at all of the elementary schools in the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 16, 2010 at 10:12 pm | 4 comments | 1452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrest in fire at U-Haul lot

Police have arrested a Palo Alto man they believe is responsible for setting fire to a number of rental trucks in a local...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Sep 3, 2011 at 5:18 am | 1 comment | 1452 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fatally injured pedestrian is ID'd

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified a 91-year-old man who was hit and killed by a car in Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 14, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 1452 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Jobless rates on the rise across Bay Area

Unemployment has increased in several counties across the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a state report released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Know-It-All, on Mar 11, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 1451 Views

ELECTIONS

Rail advocates, critics to face off in Palo Alto

Top officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will join some of the rail project's toughest critics in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Doit Rite, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 1451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Despite protests, council switches animal services

A group hoping to save Palo Alto's animal shelter swayed only one member of the City Council on Tuesday in an effort to keep...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jen, on May 11, 2012 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 1451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Merlone Geier seeks permit for "intimidating" fence

San Antonio Shopping Center developer Merlone Geier has not given up on its controversial efforts to put up a fence that...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Roberta Kerr, on Aug 26, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 1451 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital takes $11 million hit this year

El Camino officials say there are several reasons why their financial picture isn't as rosy as expected, but the bottom line...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 29, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 1450 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'I'm happy -- lucky -- alive,' instructor says after crash

A small airplane made an emergency crash landing in the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve near East Palo Alto this morning....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by bkengland, on Aug 25, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 3 comments | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suicide attempt or botched burglary?

What initially appeared to be a grisly suicide attempt is more likely the result of a burglary gone terribly wrong, police...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by USA, on May 3, 2012 at 8:13 pm | 9 comments | 1450 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attempted robbery on Stevens Creek Trail

A pedestrian was dragged to the ground last week when a man attempted to steal his backpack while on a Mountain View portion...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ron MV, on Oct 25, 2012 at 8:35 am | 9 comments | 1450 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pumar to go to trial

Matthew Pumar, the driver accused of hitting and killing a local man, William Ware, last June will stand trial on the charge...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 1450 Views

RESTAURANTS

El Calderon restaurant reborn as Yam Leaf

When owner and family matriarch Angelita "Lita" Lopez told El Calderon customers, early this year, about planned sale of...

Original post made by Max Hauser on Sep. 4, 2013
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