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OTHER ISSUES

Despite protests, council switches animal services

A group hoping to save Palo Alto's animal shelter swayed only one member of the City Council on Tuesday in an effort to keep...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by CherylP., on May 21, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 12 comments | 1851 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dumbarton Bridge to close May 25-29

The entire Dumbarton Bridge will be closed during Memorial Day weekend for seismic retrofit work, bridge officials announced....

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by @vkmo, on May 21, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 1577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here comes the sun

Sunday's partial solar eclipse was best viewed indirectly, as seen in this photo with a multitude of images of the sun projected...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by gcoladon, on May 21, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1222 Views

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New program treats sleep and sex disorders

Every day — on billboards, in magazines, over the radio and on TV — we're bombarded by advertisements for products...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Doogie Hauser, on May 19, 2012 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 1621 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Seven injured in crash near Palo Alto-Mountain View border

A traffic collision involving an Airport shuttle van and three other vehicles in Palo Alto late Wednesday night sent seven...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sly, on May 18, 2012 at 5:38 pm | 7 comments | 1592 Views

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Unarmed man robs Rotten Robbie station

An unarmed man made off with a handful of cash Wednesday evening after robbing a local gas station, police said. Read...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Kcajsnikrep@yahoo.com, on May 18, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 11 comments | 1362 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LASD, Bullis reach tentative agreement

The battle over Bullis Charter School appears to be over -- a tentative compromise could give the school its own campus....

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Bond is not the answer, on May 18, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 13 comments | 1561 Views

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Weekend, May 19 & 20

[http://openhouse.wr.usgs.gov/2012/index.html ==B Community:== USGS Open House] From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 18, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1357 Views

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NASA wants to dump Hangar One, airfield

It took little more than a day for local city officials and others concerned about Moffett Field's future to unite in opposition...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on May 17, 2012 at 9:56 pm | 1 comment | 1456 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors strike deal over disputed roof-top patio

It took three weeks of discussion, but downtown residents announced Monday, May 14, that they finally settled a dispute over...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Rodger, on May 17, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 6 comments | 1655 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google gets deal on latest city lease

Google may have gotten a bargain for its 53 year lease of 9 city owned acres by paying for it all at once with $30 million,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Appraiser Dude, on May 17, 2012 at 5:25 pm | 7 comments | 1902 Views

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Moon to eclipse sun on Sunday

Foothill College Astronomy Chair Andrew Fraknoi has some advice for what not to do during the solar eclipse on Sunday, May...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1569 Views

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SMOKERS WIN HUGE VICTORY IN FORT WORTH, TEXAS!!!

A few weeks ago, the newspapers, television and radio stations were filled with coverage about a proposal by the Fort Worth...

Original post made by Jim Neal on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by leigh, on May 16, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 1550 Views

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"We are constructing cities for an economy that no longer exists"

The architect said to be responsible for the success of downtown Mountain View gave a passionate talk Monday night. Michael...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by leigh, on May 16, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 3 comments | 1486 Views

SPORTS

Voters Guide: Competition heats up for new state Senate district

To the average Peninsula voter, Brisbane and Sunnyvale have little in common. The former is a small, industrial suburb on...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by jwebster.com, on May 16, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 4348 Views

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Agents target heroin-trafficking ring

Twelve people were arrested in the Bay Area Tuesday as part of a multi-agency operation targeting an international heroin-trafficking...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College district refinances bond

The local community college district is refinancing, ensuring those who own property within the district will pay lower rates...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Dr. Collateral, on May 16, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1714 Views

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Wednesday, May 16

[http://www.worldaffairs.org/events/2012/iran-today-and-its-place.html ==B Talk:== Iran's nuclear program] A free public...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on May 16, 2012 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district seeks approval of $198 million bond

Officials with the local elementary and middle school district are asking voters to approve a $198 million bond measure to...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by district insider, on May 16, 2012 at 1:08 am | 2 comments | 1626 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bonds will help upgrade local schools

Some elementary and middle school classrooms in the Mountain View Whisman school district are more than 50 years old and...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Parent of Student at Whisman, on May 15, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 12 comments | 2167 Views
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