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Why doesn't Google start a hovercraft service rather than the ferry to Redwood City

I was speaking with some engineers over the weekend who were talking about how much faster and cheaper a hovercraft service...

Original post made by PA Resident on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 22, 2014 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 7154 Views

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No windfall for local schools in state budget

Though Gov. Jerry Brown is calling for big increases in education spending, Mountain View schools aren't likely to benefit...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by LASD Too, on Jan 21, 2014 at 10:45 pm | 3 comments | 2714 Views

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Shirley Temple Black dies at her home in Woodside

Shirley Temple Black died Monday night at her home in Woodside. She was 85. Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/news/2014/02/11/shirley-temple-black-dies-at-her-home-in-w...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Tony, on Feb 12, 2014 at 9:27 am | 3 comments | 6464 Views

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Stanford study finds Lyme disease widespread in open spaces

Lyme disease is more widespread in Bay Area open spaces than previously thought, according to a new study released Thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Angel Moon, on Feb 20, 2014 at 8:53 am | 3 comments | 5989 Views

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Medical community rallies around injured Egyptian woman

When Gehane Guirguis set out for a short vacation in July 2012, she could not have foreseen how the trip from Cairo, Egypt,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Maher, on Mar 20, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 5690 Views

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Last-minute rush to enroll in health plans

As the March 31 deadline to sign up for a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act draws near, millions of Americans...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2014
Last comment by Well when you are poor, on Mar 25, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 3 comments | 3433 Views

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A good year for the city budget

With Mountain View growing at an unprecedented rate, the city budget is projected to have a surplus for years to come, the...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by GDM, on May 1, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 3725 Views

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Second Spare the Air day called for Tuesday

A second consecutive Spare the Air day has been issued in the Bay Area for Tuesday because forecasts calling for high temperatures...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Moo, on May 15, 2014 at 3:13 am | 3 comments | 2394 Views

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County joins lawsuit against drug firms

Santa Clara County joined a lawsuit filed by Orange County charging major drug firms with deceiving consumers about the dangers...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Made the switch, on May 25, 2014 at 6:48 am | 3 comments | 4247 Views

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LinkedIn to hold job preparation clinic for homeless

LinkedIn is hosting around 75 homeless clients of InnVision Shelter Network in a job preparation clinic at its Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Jul 19, 2014 at 12:42 pm | 3 comments | 3557 Views

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Handyman arrested on child molestation charges

Police are looking for more victims of a 43-year-old man who was arrested last week on charges of touching two young girls...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Mother Mary, on Aug 4, 2014 at 8:31 pm | 3 comments | 4263 Views

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Palo Alto's traffic, small-claims courts set to close

Faced with budget challenges, the Santa Clara County Superior Court announced Tuesday that it will be closing the small claims...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by What Does It Cost?, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:41 am | 3 comments | 3532 Views

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Bridging the digital divide

Computers and mobile devices are turning into a staple school supply for kids in the Bay Area. The new requirement for all...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 30, 2014 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 4250 Views

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2.9 earthquake hits Ladera

A magnitude 2.9 earthquake hit Ladera along the San Andreas Fault Wednesday evening around 8:24 p.m., according to the U.S....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Cupertino Gossip, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 2860 Views

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Caltrain to buy new cars to ease commute crowding

Caltrain officials announced Thursday plans to purchase 16 surplus Metrolink rail cars that will be used to extend train...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Larry Morris, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:11 pm | 3 comments | 2740 Views

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Stanford Health Care and Anthem Blue Cross at odds over new deal

Despite active negotiations over the weekend, a Sunday evening expiration date for the current contract between Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Celia Bella, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:01 pm | 3 comments | 3399 Views

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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 | 2403 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 | 5975 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 | 1980 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 | 2088 Views
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French Laundry alums to open Palo Alto restaurant
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