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Spotting the warning signs

High school staff went back to school for suicide-prevention training, following a "surprisingly high" number of attempted...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by MVborn, on Sep 7, 2010 at 6:51 pm | 8 comments | 2184 Views

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New fire engine a 'rolling toolbox'

A new rescue vehicle, equipped with the "jaws of life" and special lighting equipment, will improve the efficiency the Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by A liberal republican, on Sep 6, 2010 at 8:49 am | 8 comments | 2195 Views

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Burglar enters through open bathroom window

About $100 in cash and coins were stolen from a home in the 600 block of Hans Avenue, in a burglary that occurred some time...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 8 comments | 2167 Views

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Man attempts to hit officer with car before fleeing

Local police are looking for a man they say attempted to hit an officer with his car on Castro Street Saturday night. The...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sunnyvale Homeowner, on Nov 9, 2010 at 3:25 pm | 8 comments | 2210 Views

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Rep. Anna Eshoo to keep contact with constituents despite Arizona shooting

Meeting face to face with the public is "the one of the most basic functions relative to democracy," U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:55 am | 8 comments | 1834 Views

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Race to save last historic piece of Hangar One

With Hangar One's restoration funding unexpectedly lost in last year's political re-shuffling in Washington, D.C., preservationists...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kelly, on Feb 2, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 8 comments | 2356 Views

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City barks up new tree for animal control

The city is taking a serious look at switching from Palo Alto Animal Services to a Santa Clara-based service in order to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by Meow, on Apr 30, 2011 at 6:54 am | 8 comments | 2331 Views

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County supervisors OK area code overlay

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors this morning voted to implement a new area code via an overlay method, in which...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by MARY, on May 26, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 2295 Views

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Dew you know the weather forecast?

Welcome to Mountain Dew, California. The folks at Weather.com have accidentally renamed our fine city after a soft drink. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Monk-E, on Jul 6, 2011 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 2330 Views

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Local tech company helps cops fight gun violence

A local crime-prevention-technology company is working to change the way police departments across the country fight gun...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by NW Resident, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 2349 Views

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High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by InvestInYourFuture, on Aug 24, 2011 at 3:26 pm | 8 comments | 1833 Views

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Blending high-speed rail with Caltrain?

Caltrain officials on Wednesday, Aug. 17, presented the results of a study that tested the feasibility of integrating...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:16 am | 8 comments | 2633 Views

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Town hall meeting on children's online privacy

Parents are invited to a community discussion with business leaders and U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier tonight, Aug. 31, in Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Really?, on Sep 3, 2011 at 10:01 pm | 8 comments | 2225 Views

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ZIP code trumps genetic code

The message of a city- and county-sponsored event at Google this week was quite clear: where you live plays a larger role...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ho Ho Ho, on Sep 2, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 8 comments | 2066 Views

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Electronics reported stolen in burglary

An iPhone, iPad and purse were stolen from an apartment in the 1600 block of Villa Street sometime overnight between Aug....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 1798 Views

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Save the Annex or risk flooding the hospital?

In early October the City Council will be asked to either protect the El Camino Hospital area in a major flood or keep a...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Frank Ski, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 8 comments | 2266 Views

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Target cashier accused of embezzlement

A new cashier at the Target on Showers Drive has been accused of pocketing nearly $2,000 in cash over the course of his first...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by tommygee10, on Sep 23, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 8 comments | 1778 Views

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El Camino Real smashup pins man in car

With some help from the metal-cutting abilities of the "jaws of life," firefighters carefully extracted a man from his Toyota...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Oct 20, 2011 at 11:24 pm | 8 comments | 1949 Views

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Flood of development proposals get council support

The demolition underway at San Antonio Shopping center may soon extend to California Street, thanks to a property acquisition...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Garrett, on Dec 20, 2011 at 12:17 pm | 8 comments | 2798 Views

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Police say masseur assaulted sleeping customer

Police have arrested a man practicing massage in Mountain View for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman who fell asleep...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 8 comments | 2580 Views
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