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Pure business

It wasn't long ago that it was hard to imagine a store in nearly every neighborhood selling what was practically free: water. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Kyser, on Aug 13, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 2991 Views

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Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by saw-it-through-know-better-now, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 2916 Views

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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 | 5925 Views

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Bee enthusiast upset over hive's removal

One Mountain View resident is upset that a beehive was removed from a tree on the 700 block of Independence Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by Teresa, on Apr 13, 2013 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 2607 Views

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Where science fiction meets reality

An ardent belief that technology can solve the world's greatest problems defines the 80 students of Singularity University,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by NeHi, on Aug 20, 2012 at 4:53 pm | 1 comment | 2699 Views

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Bee enthusiast upset over hive's removal

One Mountain View resident is upset that a beehive was removed from a tree on the 700 block of Independence Avenue. The bees...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by man and van croydon, on Sep 13, 2012 at 1:18 am | 6 comments | 2868 Views

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Mountain View man makes 600th blood donation

A 75-year-old Mountain View man hit a personal milestone when he made his 600th blood donation at the Stanford Blood Center...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by herbert maxwell, on Aug 22, 2012 at 10:36 pm | 6 comments | 2644 Views

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Bar owner battles with new landlord

A battle continues to ferment in a strip mall between a bar owner, a neighboring acupuncturist and their preschool-owning...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Oh Boy, on Aug 26, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 14 comments | 3033 Views

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Real estate investor gets five-year federal sentence

A longtime Palo Alto and Mountain View real estate investor has received a five-year federal prison term on Aug. 20 for bilking...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Coach, on Aug 27, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 3077 Views

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Best of Mountain View 2012

These are the champions, the restaurants, retailers and professionals who answered the call to compete and came out on top....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by member, on Apr 24, 2014 at 10:16 pm | 7 comments | 4237 Views

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Rapper E-40 says city officials kept him out of Shoreline show

When the Rock the Bells hip hop festival hit the Shoreline Amphitheater on Aug. 25, Bay Area hip hop icons Too Short and...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Aug 29, 2012 at 8:11 am | 9 comments | 3687 Views

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Holiday Fund: CSA serves up gifts, groceries

Each year around the holidays, the Community Services Agency gets flooded with toys, clothing and canned goods -- all donated...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Raymond Harper, on Aug 28, 2012 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 2984 Views

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Young immigrants seek reprieve through new Obama program

Hundreds of young immigrants showed up at a Menlo Park church Sunday to get legal advice on applying for President Barack...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 29, 2012 at 9:31 am | 7 comments | 2764 Views

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Bill to curb texting behind the wheel moves ahead

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian to raise fines for drivers who text while behind the wheel passed through the state...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 1, 2012 at 7:53 am | 19 comments | 3167 Views

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William Ware's death spurs call for California Street revamp

The death of William Ware — hit by a speeding car while waiting at a California Street bus stop on June 21 —...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by Linda Cantwell-Lum, on Sep 2, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 3272 Views

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Los Altos police arrest two for June burglary

Los Altos police announced they have arrested two people for a June 23 burglary in Los Altos Hills in which burglars stole...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 11, 2012 at 9:17 am | 4 comments | 4226 Views

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Developer drops controversial fence proposal

Developer Merlone Geier has withdrawn its application to build a fence blocking access between properties in San Antonio...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Sep 7, 2012 at 8:17 am | 7 comments | 3428 Views

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Meditation teacher's practice thrives in Mountain View

Meditation teacher Shaila Catherine once added it all up. It turned out that she's spent more than eight of her 50 years...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by A Student of Buddhism, on Sep 11, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 6 comments | 5672 Views

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South Bay area code overlay starts in October

Starting in mid-October, anyone calling the South Bay from a phone with a 408 area code will be required to do something...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Ted, on Sep 11, 2012 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 3133 Views

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HP to eliminate 2,000 more jobs

Silicon Valley computer and printer giant HP will cut about 2,000 more jobs than previously announced, according to a Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 13, 2012 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 3354 Views
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