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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students boot up classmates

Two local high school seniors are taking old, unwanted computers donated by the community, repairing essential components...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 15, 2010 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 2732 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google to build fiber network at Stanford

Palo Alto's dream of a citywide ultra-high-speed broadband network will soon take shape on a smaller scale just beyond the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Nov 17, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 2268 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New heart care technology getting trial at El Camino

A new technology, intended to cut down on unnecessary, costly and potentially dangerous heart procedures, will begin trials...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 20, 2010 at 12:32 am | 2 comments | 2927 Views

SPORTS

Sticky budget scenario for MV Whisman

With little hope for more support from Sacramento, state educators at all levels of instruction are again planning for a...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Reluctant Realist, on Nov 22, 2010 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 3474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New special ed PTA helps parents, teachers

It isn't easy raising a child with a learning disability. Nor is it a simple task to teach one. Mountain View resident Christine...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by Common Sense, on Nov 28, 2010 at 10:32 am | 2 comments | 3227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yoriko Kishimoto named to open space district board Monday night

Former Palo Alto Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto was named to the board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Monday night,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jimmae, on Dec 3, 2010 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 2325 Views

AROUND TOWN

First winter "spare the air" day is today

Weather conditions forecast for today are expected to create unhealthy air quality and have prompted officials to declare...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by andrea gemmet, on Dec 2, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 2098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook looks for new home

Social networking behemoth Facebook is hoping to connect with larger digs, and Menlo Park's Oracle campus is one of several...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Dec 2, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2129 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Drowned kayaker remembered by neighbors

Donnie Foster, who died while kayaking off the Mendocino Coast Nov. 23, was remembered by Old Mountain View residents this...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Dina Cheyette, on Dec 5, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 2 comments | 2544 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Navy: Moffett's toxic vapors not our problem

Toxic fumes will continue to collect inside some of Moffett Field's buildings while the U.S. Navy and NASA disagree on who...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by your tax dollars at work, on Dec 9, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 2903 Views

RESTAURANTS

For the love of sandwiches

In the noontime line at Ike's Place at Stanford University, a line that curves around the spacious, light-filled Forbes Family...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Big Fan, on Dec 10, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 4355 Views

AROUND TOWN

Students take pride in solar

Students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools are beginning to learn a lot more about solar energy this year, and...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by USA, on Dec 12, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 2184 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Give a dog a home

Local shelters, facing influx of dogs, offer "name your price" adoptions. Santa Clara County animal shelters are also seeking...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by MS, on Dec 14, 2010 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 2013 Views

RESTAURANTS

Tasty Turkish fare

Mediterranean cuisine has long been a local restaurant favorite. Downtown Palo Alto has its fair share: oak-fired rotisserie...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by southbaygal, on Dec 25, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 3829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second quake shakes Midpeninsula Sunday

Two earthquakes, apparently along the Cascade fault line, shook parts of the Midpeninsula Sunday, the first occurring at...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by James, on Dec 20, 2010 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2076 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ex-con arrested in June killing of David Lewis

An ex-convict, Greg Elarms, 58, of Pittsburg, has been arrested in connection with the June fatal shooting of East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by derrick w, on Jan 2, 2011 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 1960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Minivan stolen from garage while family sleeps

A gray, 2008 Honda Odyssey minivan was stolen out of the garage of a home on the 3300 block of Brower Avenue sometime during...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 21, 2010 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 2044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Castro Street Caltrain Ped Crossing Project (Rengsdorf & Mary?)

The Caltrain pedestrian crossing project at Castro Street is finally taking shape. The idea of the improvements may have...

Original post made by maguro_01 on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 25, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 2 comments | 1827 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Christmas greetings from afar

Mountain View native Isamar Gomez will be spending her Christmas in Afghanistan, where she is stationed as an intelligence...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by homegirl, on Dec 25, 2010 at 10:11 am | 2 comments | 2220 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain fare hikes, service changes on tap

Caltrain officials are reminding the public that fare increases and service changes are set to go into effect on Jan....

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Birther, on Dec 29, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1704 Views
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