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You know 9-1-1, but have you heard of 2-1-1?

A little-known phone number to help people find resources when they need them should be expanded to all Americans, Congresswoman...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by vfree, on Jul 8, 2010 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1310 Views

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Wednesday, May 16

[http://www.worldaffairs.org/events/2012/iran-today-and-its-place.html ==B Talk:== Iran's nuclear program] A free public...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 16, 2012 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1310 Views

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HSR may cut into Central

Should high-speed rail come to Mountain View, it will not sit atop a massive "Berlin Wall," as some rail opponents have feared....

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Michael, on Apr 19, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 7 comments | 1309 Views

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Panel OKs $10 million for Hangar One

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo had promising news Tuesday about funding to help restore Moffett Field's massive landmark, Hangar...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jul 30, 2010 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 1309 Views

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School district wants to buy day-care site

The Palo Alto Unified School District has formally declared it wants to buy a 2.65-acre parcel on San Antonio Road. The purpose...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 12, 2011 at 9:13 am | 3 comments | 1309 Views

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Pedestrian deaths, bag ban, Hangar One top the news in 2012

From the banning of plastic grocery bags to rejection of a Chick-Fil-A restaurant, there was no shortage of news in Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by SaveHangarOne, on Dec 27, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees approve $50 million in Measure G projects

The Mountain View Whisman School District has a rough outline of how it will spend the first $50 million of its $198 million...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Nick V, on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:55 am | 9 comments | 1308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City agrees to share $50 million with schools

An agreement to share the property taxes of the likes of Google with local schools has been approved by the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Longtime MVer, on Jul 9, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 10 comments | 1308 Views

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Alvarez case: 'Evil killer' sentenced to death

Convicted cop-killer Alberto Alvarez showed little emotion in a packed Redwood City courtroom Monday morning as a judge handed...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Feb 9, 2010 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 1306 Views

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Price tag swells for high-speed rail

The cost of California's proposed high-speed-rail system, originally pegged at about $36 billion, has nearly tripled since...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 4, 2011 at 9:40 pm | 21 comments | 1306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers quick to accept new package

With both sides obviously aware that money is extremely tight this year, teachers and the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Observrer, on Nov 20, 2011 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 1306 Views

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Navy allows close look at Hangar One

It was a rare chance to see Hangar One up close, as members of the Moffett Field Restoration Advisory board toured the hangar...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 28, 2012 at 11:27 am | 13 comments | 1306 Views

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Water use flowing downward, city finds

The economic recession appears to have been good for water conservation, with total water use in 2009 reported to be the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on May 9, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 4 comments | 1305 Views

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Recession Tales: Single mom swallows pride, relies on food bank

"Marie" is worried. She has a diploma from Los Altos High School and a bachelor's degree in business administration -- but...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Ginger, on May 18, 2010 at 6:14 pm | 8 comments | 1305 Views

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Report: High-speed rail ridership data flawed

California high-speed rail ridership studies are flawed and are "unreliable for policy analysis," according to an independent...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Jul 5, 2010 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 1305 Views

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Police release sketch of burglary suspect

The Mountain View Police Department has released a sketch of a burglary suspect who surprised a napping resident on Thursday....

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Just the Facts, on Jun 5, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 14 comments | 1305 Views

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Victim of trail attack says she's not intimidated

Crystal Stokes says she only jogs about once a month, making it all the more unlikely that the 27-year-old Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by AnnieK, on Dec 10, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 18 comments | 1304 Views

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Two robbed at gun-point in parking garage

Two Mountain View visitors were robbed at gunpoint at a parking garage in the 100 block of Bryant Street at about 10:45 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Aug 18, 2010 at 8:15 pm | 18 comments | 1304 Views

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Hospital expands e-records project

El Camino Hospital's board of directors has approved $1.4 million to expand a project that assists local independent physicians...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Jeremy Engdahl-Johnson, on Jul 22, 2011 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1304 Views

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TV and computer taken from burgled home

A television and a computer were taken when a home in the 900 block of Farley Street was burglarized, police said. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 30, 2011 at 10:45 am | 4 comments | 1304 Views
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David's Tea: now open in downtown Palo Alto
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The dress code
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