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OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain shifts to new rail operator

Over the next five months, Caltrain operations will transition from Amtrak to TransitAmerica Services Inc., following the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by Geoff Wilkie, on Sep 3, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 1453 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Debt'

The common moviegoing assumption that "art films" are medicinal and mainstream genre films are candy doesn't always hold...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Curious Observer, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 2580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Bowl: Heart-to-Heart, Person-to-Person Conversation With PA Mayor Espinoza September 9th...

Do you love the Palo Alto Bowl? Are you free at 2 pm on Friday, September 9th? Wherever you are, we want "you" at Palo...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 1223 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The Demolition of Palo Alto Bowl: a Violation of the ADA Code and United States Code

If you don't join us around 2:15 or so at Palo Alto City Hall, then please call and/or e-mail the city councill!! _____________________________________________________________ Asi...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Sep 9, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1268 Views

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Advocate for senior citizens dies at 108

Louise Miner, an 80-year Mountain View resident who helped launch many of the city's senior programs, died Aug. 30, one month...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by gcoladon, on Sep 8, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1220 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Whisman area footbridge to be closed for repairs

To finish the second half of a re-decking project, the footbridge from the Stevens Creek Trail to Whisman Park and the Hetch-Hetchy...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Dee, on Sep 9, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1403 Views

ELECTIONS

New Mayor's Award may be here to stay

After two years of not having a mayor's award, Mayor Jac Siegel has resurrected it and is seeking nominations for outstanding...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by gcoladon, on Sep 12, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1622 Views

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Quiet renaissance in OMV

Old Mountain View has been undergoing a quiet, subtle evolution since many of the homes were built in the late 1940s. Slowly...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by reader, on Sep 14, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1307 Views

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A glitch in Hangar One history project

Criticism from a local Hangar One preservationist has the United States Navy rethinking a new approach to historic documentation. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Flash is not obsolete, on Sep 15, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1207 Views

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Foothill Expressway crash victim identified

A Mountain View woman who died Wednesday when her car crashed into a tree has been identified as Claire Silberman, the Santa...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by LawAbidingCitizen, on Sep 16, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 1237 Views

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Palo Alto school officials to discuss buying day care site

The Palo Alto Unified School District plans to press on with its plan to buy a 2.6-acre property near the Mountain View border...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1265 Views

MOVIES

The Pear Avenue Theatre celebrates 10th season

The saying may be well worn, but Diane Tasca insists there is no better way for her to express what she loves about the stage:...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by DL, on Sep 25, 2011 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 2462 Views

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Sunday afternoon police activity

Police were all over the Stevens Creek Trail this afternoon, positioned on its exits at Moffett Blvd., at Middlefield and...

Original post made by Jes\' Sayin\' on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 26, 2011 at 6:18 am | 1 comment | 1148 Views

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Palo Alto Bowl: Do Not Ever Think That You are Incapable of Positive Change! Read On...

Everybody: it is never too late to begin altering what is obviously a very, very broken status quo. A status quo that favors...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Sep 30, 2011 at 11:06 pm | 1 comment | 1071 Views

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PA school board enthusiastic about property deal

Palo Alto Board of Education members Tuesday night expressed enthusiasm for a tentative $8.5 million deal to purchase 2.6...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Sep 28, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 1418 Views

MOVIES

Standing up in the face of cancer

Stand-up comedian and cancer patient Steve Mazan will be making an appearance at El Camino Hospital on Tuesday, Oct. 4, to...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jason, on Sep 30, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 2599 Views

MOVIES

MVHS grad's movie in African film fest

A documentary by a filmmaker with local ties will be among the nearly three dozen films featured in this year's Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Deffria Bass, on Sep 30, 2011 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2852 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'What's Your Number?'

Based on Karen Bosnak's novel "20 Times a Lady," "What's Your Number?" is frothy and predictable, occasionally annoying (the...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by NeHi, on Sep 30, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2387 Views

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Steve Jobs dies at 56

Jobs saw Apple through much of its 35-year history in which the company evolved from its '60s-style hippie roots to a symbol...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 5, 2011 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 1075 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Councilman heads League of Cities

Mountain View Vice Mayor Mike Kasperzak was elected to serve as the president for the League of California Cities at the...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Don Pardo, on Oct 6, 2011 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 1174 Views
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