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Valley entrepreneurs share job-creation ideas

To create jobs America must welcome entrepreneurial immigrants, transform education and get more students to choose engineering,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:00 am | 8 comments | 3270 Views

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Smaller flood basin for Cuesta Annex?

A close look at the way water drains off the hills into Permanente Creek has revealed 300 acres that do not drain into the...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 5, 2011 at 7:21 pm | 11 comments | 3436 Views

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MV tops in anti-tobacco efforts

For the second year in a row, a local coalition has awarded Mountain View its highest marks in tobacco-control efforts among...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Sana Pulmon, on Aug 10, 2011 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2445 Views

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Petitioners rally to save Hangar One

Signing their names and writing notes on a petition, hundreds of people around the country are making it clear that Hangar...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by francesca, on Aug 12, 2011 at 2:29 am | 1 comment | 2368 Views

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Another necklace-snatching victim comes forward

Another victim has come forward, claiming she was also robbed of jewelry by a Mountain View man arrested Aug. 6 and charged...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 2560 Views

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A respite for the poor makes way for offices

The Pacific Euro Hotel is not the sort of place most people would want to stay. The smell of cigarette smoke permeates the...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 22, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 14 comments | 2711 Views

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Cold case cracked: three arrested in 2004 gang murder

A new investigation into the 2004 shooting death of 17-year-old Alejandro "Alex" Fernandez has led to the arrest of two main...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by S Tyler, on Aug 30, 2011 at 9:46 am | 76 comments | 9222 Views

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'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 | 2266 Views

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Steve Jobs resigns as CEO of Apple

Apple CEO Steve Jobs on Wednesday submitted his resignation to the company's board, saying he could no longer meet his "duties...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Aug 26, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 9 comments | 2417 Views

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Local senior day care center braces for Medi-Cal cuts

About one-third of the elderly and frail people who rely on a local adult day health care service may soon be forced out...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 2777 Views

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Hospital selects new chief

El Camino Hospital announced Friday that it has a new president and chief executive officer. Tomi Ryba will take the helm...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Greg Nelson, on Sep 3, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 11 comments | 4033 Views

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Plan for 'blended' rail system gains steam

A proposal by three lawmakers to blend high-speed rail and Caltrain on the Peninsula received a boost Friday when a panel...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Sep 6, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 12 comments | 3267 Views

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Life under the big top

Heidi Scott, a Mountain View software engineer, joined her family as well as animal trainer Tabayara Maluenda, the Brothers...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by pcuvie, on Aug 30, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 2698 Views

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Review: A sweet but spiceless 'Sense'

In spite of a talented cast and attractive production values, TheatreWorks' production of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:17 am | 2 comments | 4793 Views

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Planning a 9/11 remembrance?

Is your church or organization planning a special remembrance on the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001? Do you wish to share...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:20 am | 1 comment | 2421 Views

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Will new plan save the burrowing owls?

As Mountain View's population of burrowing owls is dwindling, and authorities are being prodded to approve a new plan to...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by JB, on Sep 8, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 8 comments | 3054 Views

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Caltrain shifts to new rail operator

Over the next five months, Caltrain operations will transition from Amtrak to TransitAmerica Services Inc., following the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by Geoff Wilkie, on Sep 3, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 2579 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 | 2447 Views

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Whisman area footbridge to be closed for repairs

To finish the second half of a re-decking project, the footbridge from the Stevens Creek Trail to Whisman Park and the Hetch-Hetchy...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Dee, on Sep 9, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 2491 Views

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Breast cancer detection bill passes Legislature

A new breast cancer detection bill authored by State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, passed the California Legislature Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by kimwhit, on Sep 18, 2011 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 2948 Views
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