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Mora Drive housing project waits on toxic cleanup

Lingering toxic chemicals in the groundwater and soil under 2274 Mora Drive is being blamed for the delay of the development...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Oct 14, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 4212 Views

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Peninsula Symphony reports $500,000 missing

The Peninsula Symphony is scrambling to raise pledges and donations after recently learning that the bulk of its endowment...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 14, 2013 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 5656 Views

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Help for kids with severe food allergies?

Stephanie Lau-Chen's children are picky eaters. According to the Mountain View mother, there are only a handful of restaurants...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by allergy symptoms, on Oct 14, 2013 at 4:52 am | 10 comments | 7067 Views

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SLAC workers, others won't get back pay after furloughs

More than 13,400 Bay Area Department of Energy laboratory workers -- including 1,500 at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Richard, on Oct 12, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 4 comments | 2429 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Is anyone worried about development impact?

One can't help but notice the recurring theme in letters over recent weeks and months pertaining to the trade-off between...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 11, 2013 at 7:51 pm | 208 comments | 13599 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Assemblyman seeking summer interns

State Assemblyman Richard Gordon is accepting applications from high school and college students for part-time summer internships....

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 11, 2013 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 1342 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Oc 12th - March Against Monsanto Across the Goldern Gate Bridge

Join fellow Bay Area residents in a worldwide March Against Monsanto on Saturday, October 12, 2013. The protest march...

Original post made by Kathleen on Oct. 11, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2059 Views

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Castro's readers win again

From good books come good things. Castro students celebrated their victory -- they read more books over the summer than any...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 10, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 2749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magic Forest Journey - October 26

Have you ever watched a fairy tale come to life the Shoemaker and Elves cleverly crafting shoes? Gnomes diligently seeking...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Oct. 10, 2013
There are no comments yet. 952 Views

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NASA researchers protest government shutdown

Over 70 NASA employees and their supporters gathered in front of Moffett Field's main gate on Wednesday to protest the federal...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2013
Last comment by Patrick Bryant, on Oct 10, 2013 at 10:23 am | 6 comments | 697 Views

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Aircraft noise 'link' to stroke and heart disease deaths

The risks of stroke, heart and circulatory disease are higher in areas with a lot of aircraft noise, researchers say. For...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Oct. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 762 Views

ELECTIONS

NASA interns evicted as shutdown takes effect

It's one thing to be out of work during the federal shutdown, but it's another to get evicted when you're far from home....

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Ted, on Oct 8, 2013 at 10:15 pm | 6 comments | 8739 Views

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Adult soccer players needed

Our team is looking for a couple of adult players that are dedicated and enjoy soccer. Our motto is to always play to win...

Original post made by Mike on Oct. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 695 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford neuroscientist shares Nobel in medicine

Stanford University neuroscientist Thomas Sudhof shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine today with James Rothman...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Oct 8, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 3 comments | 2268 Views

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Immigrant students get crash course in DREAM Act

Although Gov. Jerry Brown signed California's DREAM Act into law two years ago this month, it isn't always clear to eligible...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4462 Views

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Sixty fruitful years at Satake

For six decades, the Satake family churned out high-quality annuals from its nursery at the end of Marilyn Drive. But last...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Oct 7, 2013 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 364 Views

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Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool shuts down

The Betty Wright Aquatic Center pool in south Palo Alto has closed due to irreparable problems with the facility, Abilities...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ronnie Falcao, LM MS CPM, on Oct 7, 2013 at 3:32 pm | 2 comments | 2859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emails, board report paint picture of Nelson's offending behavior

Judging from email exchanges between Mountain View Whisman School District trustee Steven Nelson and his colleagues on the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by @ Steven Nelson, on Oct 7, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 15 comments | 6960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

History Repeats Itself In Menlo Park

Menlo Park School District is just now figuring out what took MVWSD so long. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13230...

Original post made by MVWSD Employee on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Chris Corbett, on Oct 6, 2013 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 1802 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nelson walks out as school board votes to censure him

Though he walked out of last night's meeting before all four of his colleagues voted to censure him, it was clear that Steven...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:33 am | 8 comments | 8300 Views
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