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OTHER ISSUES

High speed rail 'teach-in' Saturday

The city of Palo Alto will host a six-hour workshop on the California High Speed Rail project on Saturday designed to teach...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Sep 19, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 1821 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Interplast receives $50,000 grant

Two hundred impoverished children will undergo reconstructive surgeries next year thanks to a $50,000 grant to Interplast,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Diana, on Sep 21, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 2 comments | 1683 Views

BOOKS

College textbooks go online

At a time when going to college is more costly than ever, there is one bright spot for students: Due to the use of online...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Amit Sehgal, on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:32 am | 2 comments | 5582 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County declares state of emergency for H1N1

Santa Clara County officials declared a local state of emergency Tuesday due to the H1N1 swine flu virus. The Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Andrew Bachmann, on Oct 1, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 2 comments | 1926 Views

OTHER ISSUES

H1N1 vaccine arrives at county health dept.

The first shipment of H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine — 14,000 doses — have arrived in Santa Clara County, health officials...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Oct 11, 2009 at 3:55 am | 2 comments | 1639 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Man recording video up women's skirts

Palo Alto police are investigating a report of a man using his cell phone camera to record videos up women's skirts at the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Daniel, on Oct 16, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 2 comments | 1848 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Judge may rule Friday on Peninsula rail plan

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge is expected to rule Friday on whether the California High Speed Rail Authority must...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ben, on Oct 9, 2009 at 10:10 am | 2 comments | 2041 Views

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Locals gather to watch LCROSS smack moon

More than 500 people camped out at Moffett Field in the pre-dawn hours this morning to watch NASA's Lunar Crater Observation...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mike Zelinski, on Oct 11, 2009 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council deregulates city's taxis

The City Council has decided to open the city to competition among taxi cab companies, ending the lock held by the two cab...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by MV Girl, on Oct 20, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 2 comments | 1845 Views

AROUND TOWN

The legacy of Charles Kao

Mountain View resident Dr. Charles Kao is the godfather of broadband thanks to his pioneering work with fiber optics in the...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by MV Resident, on Oct 15, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 3035 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clean, green and liberating

Imagine getting your house professionally cleaned by women who take pride in their work, earn a fair wage, and use only green...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by CAP, on Oct 18, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 1796 Views

RESTAURANTS

COMING UP: 'A Monster Bash'

The city is hosting a free "Monster Bash Halloween Celebration" at the Mountain View Community Center this Sunday evening,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 4, 2009 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 3702 Views

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TONIGHT: Green bond back on MVLA agenda

Trustees of the Mountain View-Los Altos school district board will hear a presentation on the details of a proposed "green...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by george, on Oct 26, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castro gets new principal, 200 students

With Slater School closed, Castro School will add more than 200 new kids and the parental involvement program, PACT, in the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Patty, on Oct 29, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 5179 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Can city catch up with high speed rail?

A three-person City Council committee met this week in the first of a series of regular meetings to discuss the challenges...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:54 am | 2 comments | 1704 Views

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Proposal to replace Pacific Euro Hotel

A small hotel on Evelyn Avenue near Castro Street, which some neighbors say is "essentially a halfway house," would be demolished...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by maguro_01, on Nov 3, 2009 at 8:34 am | 2 comments | 1667 Views

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Internet's 40th birthday a local affair

SRI International in Menlo Park was party to a birthday on Thursday, explained an expert from the Computer History Museum. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Nov 2, 2009 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 1908 Views

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H1N1 vaccine shortage worse than expected

Santa Clara County officials announced Wednesday that fewer doses than expected of the H1N1 vaccine have been delivered,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Abagail A., on Nov 2, 2009 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 1568 Views

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COMING UP: City holds budget workshops

City officials are holding two public workshops this week in order to discuss an ongoing deficit of several million dollars...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Political Insider, on Nov 5, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal Moody joins Hall of Fame

Usually, when you think of the football star at your high school, a student comes to mind. But at Mountain View High, you...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Nov 12, 2009 at 8:11 am | 2 comments | 3066 Views
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