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OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital nurses reject new contract

El Camino Hospital's nurses' union will be heading back to the bargaining table, after its membership voted to reject a tentative...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2016
Last comment by PH, on Oct 17, 2016 at 5:09 pm | 13 comments | 5635 Views

OTHER ISSUES

One hurt, several displaced in Church St. fire

The Red Cross has provided lodging for seven people, including an infant, after a two-alarm fire destroyed part of a Church...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Geoffrey Ziman, on Jun 15, 2007 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 5630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoreline: Drug use at weekend festival worries safety officials

Safety officials are urging attendees at the Beyond Wonderland two-day electronic dance music festival at Mountain View's...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by No More Noise, on Oct 3, 2013 at 11:10 pm | 51 comments | 5628 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can Mountain View afford a new school?

Members of the Mountain View Whisman's Boundary Advisory Task Force are poised to decide whether it's the right time to open...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by New Parent, on Apr 2, 2015 at 11:45 pm | 44 comments | 5625 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2015 at 12:02 pm | 32 comments | 5624 Views

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July Fourth chili competition to heat up Mitchell Park

On a summer afternoon calling for lemonade and Popsicles, Palo Alto's avid chili chefs will fire up their stoves, hover over...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Goldenslate, on Jul 8, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 5623 Views

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Peter deCourcy Hero, who transformed Silicon Valley philanthropy, has died

The man who was instrumental in helping tech tycoons channel their millions to charitable giving, Peter deCourcy Hero, has...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by Catherine Brown, on Aug 23, 2016 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 5622 Views

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Teaming up to beat diabetes

Dozens of people showed up at the doors of Community Services Agency on Tuesday, some arriving an hour early, to get screened...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 7, 2015 at 9:10 am | 2 comments | 5618 Views

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EPA finds high levels of toxic vapors in NASA building

A building occupied by facilities workers at NASA Ames Research Center has 10 times the limit of toxic vapors coming from...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by rem, on Jun 1, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 5617 Views

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Landowner wants Rose Market to stay

After a community backlash against plans for 200 apartments at the corner of Castro Street and El Camino Real, one of the...

Original post made on May. 26, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Jul 15, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 19 comments | 5613 Views

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Smoking ban takes effect Tuesday

A new ban on smoking near publicly accessible buildings and outdoor dining areas goes into effect Tuesday, May 15, which...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Non-Smoker, on Nov 4, 2014 at 11:25 am | 14 comments | 5612 Views

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Exploring the African-American legacy in preserving open space

In an effort to introduce community members to a part of history unknown to some, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Feb 21, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 2 comments | 5612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by W.C.S, on Feb 24, 2008 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 5610 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Middle Men'

Oh, Hollywood. You're always messing with our heads. The opening titles to "Middle Men" say it's "Inspired by a True Story,"...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by filmnotmovie, on Aug 9, 2010 at 12:41 am | 1 comment | 5606 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County settles food storage lawsuit with Sysco

Ten California counties, including Santa Clara County, have settled a civil lawsuit filed against the Sysco Corporation regarding...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 22, 2014 at 12:44 pm | 2 comments | 5605 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tiffany necklace, iPads reported stolen from Jobs' Palo Alto home

The home of the late Steve Jobs, Apple's iconic co-founder, became one of Palo Alto's latest burglary targets last month...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Nerdist, on Aug 14, 2012 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 5598 Views

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Cyclists cheer improved bike lanes

A typical bike lane normally doesn't get much attention, but this bike lane is hardly typical. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by MVBRod, on Aug 19, 2015 at 8:53 am | 37 comments | 5597 Views

RESTAURANTS

affordable favorites?

What are your favorite good, inexpensive local places to eat, that are not noisy and not fast food? ...

Original post made by thrifty on Jun. 13, 2008
Last comment by MVbuyer, on Jul 3, 2008 at 2:28 pm | 10 comments | 5595 Views

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Home solar installations tripled in '07

It's been a blazing year for solar power in Mountain View, with residential solar installations tripling from 84 at the start...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by GSB, on Dec 20, 2007 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 5594 Views

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Housing at Mayfield mall site dumped for offices

After almost a decade of contentious planning and untold millions to design, the 27-acre housing community planned for the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Vinnie, on Jun 2, 2012 at 1:19 am | 31 comments | 5594 Views
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