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VIDEO: Assemblyman Jerry Hill discusses pipeline safety

California Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, spoke about pipeline safety and the Sept. 9, 2010, explosion in San Bruno...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Stephan, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 1472 Views

ELECTIONS

King withdraws from county supervisor race

Former Saratoga Mayor Kathleen King has withdrawn from the race for Liz Kniss' seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Grammar Nazi, on Feb 2, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 1483 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Foothill football coach Boyett dies

Doug Boyett was a football man and a family man. That was evident when he traveled to Pasadena earlier this month to watch...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Srmartinson, on Feb 3, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 1611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School's classrooms are hospital rooms

Calvin Chan teaches a variety of subjects to elementary school-aged children all the way up to college-aged young adults....

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Levy Downs, on Feb 10, 2012 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 1279 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DA: Domestic violence led to 16 deaths in 2011

Sixteen people died as a result of domestic violence in Santa Clara County last year -- the highest number of deaths in nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Feb 15, 2012 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1516 Views

SPORTS

MV man, 35, shot Wednesday in East Palo Alto

A 35-year-old man was shot Wednesday evening in East Palo Alto, police said. The shooter appeared to have fled in a silver...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 17, 2012 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local teen starts adolescent stuttering support group

Looking down at his lap and rocking slightly in the chair, Barrett Greaves struggles to get his lips and tongue to cooperate...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Retread, on Feb 21, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 1662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday, Feb. 24

[http://www.foothillmusicals.com/shookup/ ==B Theater:== 'All Shook Up'] Foothill Music Theatre opens its production of...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by EricaC, on Feb 24, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Better solution needed for public smoking

Last week the City Council missed an opportunity to find a way to allow smoking in certain well-protected areas of local...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 24, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire guts Dana Garden apartments

In only a couple of hours, about 50 people found themselves homeless following a four-alarm fire that engulfed the second...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by margaret, on Mar 1, 2012 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1519 Views

SPORTS

New exercise system 'hacks the brain'

Peter Wasowski wishes he was a kid again, but not for the reasons you might think. He doesn't yearn for the freedom of summer...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Mar 1, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 2990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man killed on train tracks Feb. 23 is identified

A man who was fatally struck by a train in Palo Alto on Feb. 23 has been identified as Wentao He, 23, of Mountain View, the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2012
Last comment by MeNewsman, on Mar 4, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1376 Views

BOOKS

Classes help parents help their kids

There are many ideas for ways to close the gap in achievement that exists between students from poor families and their better-off...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Aisha, on Mar 5, 2012 at 4:46 am | 1 comment | 2002 Views

OTHER ISSUES

What will happen to N. Bayshore?

With the stroke of a pen, the City Council can create the opportunity to build a new downtown just north of Hwy. 101 to serve...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Chris Conroy, on Mar 5, 2012 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 1340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday, March 7

[http://www.theatreworks.org/shows/1112-season/nowcircathen ==B Theater:== 'Now Circa Then'] TheatreWorks' new comedy play,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1058 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'John Carter'

In dire need of a cinematic sugar rush? Look no farther than Disney's blockbuster offering "John Carter," a fantasy extravaganza...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by paulie, on Mar 9, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 2610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday, March 14

[http://www.stanford.edu/group/latinjazz/ ==B Music:== Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz] The Stanford Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble performs...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 14, 2012 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 1187 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community college district refinancing decision means lower property taxes

Mountain View property owners will soon be paying lower taxes, thanks to a refinancing undertaken by the Foothill-De Anza...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Mar 16, 2012 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP on alert during St. Patrick's weekend

St. Patrick's Day revelers be forewarned -- the California Highway Patrol said officers will be looking for anyone driving...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Reformed & Informed, on Mar 16, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 1048 Views

AROUND TOWN

Better security needed at Shoreline Amphitheatre

Once again it has become necessary to ask whether more stringent security measures should be enforced at Shoreline Amphitheater,...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by , on Mar 19, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 1 comment | 1906 Views
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