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TCE causes cancer, other health problems, EPA says

Despite political pressures to kill it, a long-delayed Environmental Protection Agency report has finally been released confirming...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by jane, on Oct 13, 2011 at 2:50 pm | 11 comments | 1954 Views

ELECTIONS

Simitian's red-light-camera bill vetoed

A proposal by Sen. Joe Simitian to set new restrictions on red-light cameras hit the wall Thursday when Gov. Jerry Brown...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by HenryH, on Oct 12, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 5 comments | 1490 Views

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Hospital's open house celebrates 50th anniversary

El Camino Hospital will mark a half century on Saturday with an open house event showcasing the hospital's focus on cutting...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by PopSci Reader, on Oct 12, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students step out to take in books

Students gathered in clusters throughout the Theuerkauf Elementary School courtyard on Sept. 29 for Literature Day Al Fresco,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Oct 12, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1089 Views

OTHER ISSUES

400 miles per gallon, in a plane

Just before soaring like a graceful bird over a mesmerized crowd at Moffett Field on Monday, a Slovenian-built electric plane...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Alex M., on Oct 11, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 5 comments | 1200 Views

OTHER ISSUES

400 miles per gallon, in a plane

Just before soaring like a graceful bird over a mesmerized crowd at Moffett Field on Monday, a Slovenian-built electric plane...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 11, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 1072 Views

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Google agrees to roundtable talk on corporate responsibility

This Wednesday residents will have a unique opportunity to engage with Google about the company's relationship with its hometown....

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Not So Fast Gabby, on Oct 11, 2011 at 2:59 pm | 4 comments | 1001 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mother finds teaching opportunity on Stevens Creek

Recently my daughter went with me on one of my forays into the Stevens Creek bed with my dog. I have been telling her about...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Kate Slama, on Oct 11, 2011 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 1082 Views

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Toxic cleanup at a snail's pace

Despite the existence of new, cheaper technologies that promise a much faster cleanup, polluters including Intel, Raytheon...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Oct 10, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 973 Views

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Not your dad's shop class

Two new classes at Los Altos High School will help students learn the basics of carpentry, heating, ventilation, air conditioning,...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 10, 2011 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 1005 Views

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Broken business windows

On Friday night around 8:30pm a car or truck driving on El Camino shot windows out of multiple businesses from Shoreline...

Original post made by Sean on Oct. 9, 2011
There are no comments yet. 960 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Sick and tired of chronic fatigue syndrome

Amberlin Wu, who has suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome for 15 years, is sick and tired of being sick and tired. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by AnotherAffected, on Oct 8, 2011 at 12:17 am | 79 comments | 27189 Views

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Another blow to Hangar One restoration

The Senate Committee on Appropriations has killed President Obama's $32.8 million request to restore Moffett Field's Hangar...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 4 comments | 1028 Views

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Steve Jobs, Apple's creative genius, dies at 56

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple and the creative force behind the company's transformation into one of the world's most...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Oct 7, 2011 at 5:58 pm | 2 comments | 1385 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Not your dad's shop class

It's little over a month into the school year and Jeff McTighe's classroom at Los Altos High School still isn't completely...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Oct 7, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 1197 Views

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'Civility Roundtable' hopes to foster respect

The Tucson, Ariz. shooting of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords brought the nation together in a state of shock and mourning....

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Oct 7, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 1042 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pago to raise money for Whisman district

The makers of the smartphone application Pago are raising money for the local elementary school district during a two-week...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by George, on Oct 7, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 1095 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man shot by police ID'd as suspected Cupertino gunman

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has confirmed that the man who was shot and killed by deputies in Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Waldo, on Oct 7, 2011 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1118 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Small number of students skip vaccine

A small percentage of local students opted out of an all-but-mandatory whooping cough vaccination this year, school officials...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Oct 7, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 1142 Views

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Pre-order Bridge School Benefit CD's and DVD's! Under $40! ALL Profits Benefit the School!

Neil Young is a local legend. No doubt. As such... be selfless right now: pre-order both The Bridge School Benefit concert...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Oct. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 915 Views
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