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$1 million Palo Alto Prize seeks to 'cure' aging

A newly established Silicon Valley-based prize to "hack the code of life and cure aging" was launched yesterday, Sept. 9. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Study old people, on Sep 11, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2322 Views

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Google grilled about North Bayshore housing

On Tuesday night there was a tense exchange between council members and Google real estate director John Igoe about planning...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jessica, on Sep 19, 2014 at 12:17 am | 3 comments | 5737 Views

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Update: City Council candidate forums

October will be a busy month for City Council candidate forums, including a new one this election year organized by Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Lilly, on Sep 25, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 1927 Views

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Zuckerberg, Chan join fight against Ebola

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Tuesday that they have committed $25 million...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Susanne, on Oct 15, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 3 comments | 2015 Views

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Stanford doctor in voluntary Ebola quarantine

A Stanford physician who recently returned from Liberia has voluntarily gone into quarantine, and the university has announced...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Monique Kane, on Oct 31, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 3 comments | 2623 Views

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Inclement weather prompts warning on hazardous conditions

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday morning. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Dec 2, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 3 comments | 2837 Views

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Eighth straight Spare the Air alert for Friday

Another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday in the Bay Area, which is nearing last year's record of 11...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Nothing wrong with the air quality, on Jan 12, 2015 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 2753 Views

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Guest opinion: City will regret light rail station decision

Looking back on the year 2014 we have seen many challenges in the areas of traffic and transportation. One of the most unfortunate...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2015
Last comment by Blue Beard, on Jan 13, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 3 comments | 1698 Views

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Police retrieve stolen bikes

Police are looking for the owners of four stolen bikes after they arrested a man found with the bikes near Rengstorff Park...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Jan 15, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 3 comments | 3920 Views

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Nonprofit aims to bring laundry, shower services to homeless

People who are homeless in Palo Alto and East Palo Alto could soon have free showers and laundry services through a new initiative...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 20, 2015 at 6:53 pm | 3 comments | 3835 Views

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Townhouse fire displaces four people

A two-alarm fire at a Mountain View townhouse Monday night resulted in one minor injury and left four people displaced....

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Susan Slater, on Jan 28, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 3 comments | 9363 Views

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President Obama to sign executive order on cybersecurity at Stanford

President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak this morning at Stanford University for a summit on cybersecurity. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Almost healed from past damage, on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:03 am | 3 comments | 2652 Views

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A superintendent's resignation. Honestly?

It has become the rule rather than the exception: City manager or executive director or superintendent of schools "resigns"...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by True, on Mar 10, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 3 comments | 1341 Views

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Two small quakes strike Santa Clara County

Two small earthquakes have struck in Santa Clara County this morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by True, on Mar 23, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 2850 Views

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Update: Victims identified, motive sought in Palo Alto murder-suicide

The man who police believe used a semi-automatic gun to kill the building manager at a Palo Alto senior-housing complex on...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Mar 24, 2015 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 2731 Views

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Air district officials tout transit as Spare the Air season starts

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced the official start of this year's Spare the Air summer season Monday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Link, on Apr 28, 2015 at 5:47 pm | 3 comments | 2469 Views

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Want a cash prize? Create an app for that

Mountain View officials launched a contest this week to come up with ideas for a smartphone app to improve the town, with...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by BuyGosh, on Jan 11, 2016 at 6:08 am | 3 comments | 2148 Views

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Two-alarm fire prompts apartment evacuation

A two-alarm fire broke out in the Park Vista apartment complex on Escuela Avenue Thursday night, displacing hundreds of residents...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Aug 5, 2015 at 10:28 am | 3 comments | 4215 Views

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Small earthquakes strikes off SF coast

The U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a 3.3-magnitude earthquake off the coast of San Francisco Sunday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by anthodyd, on Aug 10, 2015 at 6:18 pm | 3 comments | 1940 Views

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Snacks with purpose

Mountain View resident Andy Kavanagh is the creator of Cub Snacks: healthy, kid-friendly cooking projects delivered once...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by reader, on Sep 1, 2015 at 2:28 pm | 3 comments | 2143 Views
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