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Santa Clara County grows, with international migration's help

Santa Clara County's population has grown 3.1 percent since 2010 and more than half that growth can be attributed to people...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Wo'O Ideafarm, on Mar 20, 2013 at 8:53 pm | 5 comments | 1518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neal and Other Locals Give Impassioned Pleas for Berlin Wall

Jim Neal, who ran for City Council last November has continued to be very active in city politics. He still attends...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Mar 20, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1079 Views

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Would-be robber thwarted when clerk flees

A local convenience store clerk thwarted an attempted armed robber by running away, according to a police report. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 20, 2013 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 1500 Views

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Simitian sworn in as Santa Clara County supervisor

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Joseph Huber officially swore in former state Sen. Joe Simitian as Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 20, 2013 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 1508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bakery busted for bread recycling

After promising a $1,000-a-day fine on Esther's German Bakery for using a private company to recycle old bread, the city...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by William Symons, on Mar 19, 2013 at 3:56 am | 2 comments | 2289 Views

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Rengstorff area bike tour highlights need for safer streets

Mounted on their bikes, a group of residents and city officials rolled through the Rengstorff Park neighborhood on Saturday...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Darin, on Mar 18, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 46 comments | 4975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nelson pushes for fire sprinklers

Just as he promised, a local school board trustee is continuing his push to get fire sprinklers installed throughout the...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 17, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 6 comments | 4698 Views

RESTAURANTS

Esther's busted for bread recycling bin

After promising a $1,000-a-day fine on Esther's German Bakery for using a private company to recycle old bread, the city...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daniel P., on Mar 17, 2013 at 11:45 am | 31 comments | 6179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EPA finds toxic vapors in Evandale homes

Above a much-studied toxic groundwater plume, the Environmental Protection Agency has found something of a surprise: toxic...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by jravanell, on Mar 17, 2013 at 9:04 am | 22 comments | 20425 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman smashes man's phone at gas station, police say

A Palo Alto woman was arrested on the morning of March 9 after allegedly pushing a gas station attendant and then running...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 16, 2013 at 9:47 pm | 12 comments | 1704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees question Measure G management

The Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees is prioritizing projects funded by the $198 million Measure...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Mar 16, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 12 comments | 3282 Views

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Investing in our community

Our new General Plan allows sizeable increases in housing and commercial activity in the area anchored by San Antonio Road,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Juan C, on Mar 16, 2013 at 2:47 pm | 7 comments | 1701 Views

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Testing and treating to reduce city's toxic vapor problem

Like toxic vapors coming out of the ground, health concerns about TCE are lingering in northeastern Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 16, 2013 at 7:12 am | 5 comments | 4873 Views

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Bus bench dedicated to William Ware

A bench dedicated to the memory of William Ware has been installed near the intersection of California Street and Escuela...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by NW Resident, on Mar 15, 2013 at 5:36 pm | 11 comments | 2752 Views

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Second Harvest food drive short of goal

Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties' holiday fundraiser fell short of its goal, and now it...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Over taxed, under paid, on Mar 15, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1452 Views

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Neighbors sought stop sign where pedestrian was hit

When Mountain View resident Ruifan Ma was struck and killed last week, it was at an intersection where neighbors have wanted...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Cuesta Resident, on Mar 14, 2013 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 3218 Views

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Simitian to be sworn in Sunday as county supervisor

Former state Sen. Joe Simitian will officially be sworn in as the Santa Clara County supervisor at ceremonies in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 14, 2013 at 8:54 pm | 4 comments | 2812 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Telecommuting Ban

What's your take on the Yahoo! ban on working from home? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=6715&e=y...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by DC, on Mar 14, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 8 comments | 3834 Views

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TCE: community meeting tonight

A public meeting is set for tonight following the discovery of unsafe levels of fumes from polluted groundwater evaporating...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Mar 14, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 2770 Views

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Thursday, March 14

[http://www.paloaltojcc.org/events/2013/03/14/cultural-arts/san-francisco-opera-center-presents-opera-jewish-soul-at-the-music-hall/...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 14, 2013 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 1557 Views
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