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Neighbors crank up the debate over McKelvey Park

What should be done with the city's longest running youth baseball fields at McKelvey Park? That's under scrutiny by a group...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mountain View Native, on Dec 7, 2010 at 8:02 am | 64 comments | 4670 Views

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Man robbed at gunpoint at Caltrain station

Three men, one of whom carried a gun, beat and robbed a San Francisco man at the San Antonio Caltrain station on Thursday...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by skim1@yahoo.com, on Dec 7, 2010 at 12:17 am | 10 comments | 2572 Views

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Caltrain to run 'Baby Bullet' express trains on weekends

Caltrain will be adding express service to its regular schedule of trains traveling between San Francisco and San Jose on...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Ross Finlayson, on Dec 6, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Over 1,000 new homes for Google?

The City Council is expected to take a major step forward with a plan for the future of Mountain View on Tuesday, Dec. 7....

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by confused reader, on Dec 6, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments | 2672 Views

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Man Barricades Self & S.W.A.T called in

Saturday December 4th a man barricaded himself in his home on Diericx Drive shortly after 11am and ended near 4pm with his...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Nick V, on Dec 6, 2010 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2745 Views

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Drowned kayaker remembered by neighbors

Donnie Foster, who died while kayaking off the Mendocino Coast Nov. 23, was remembered by Old Mountain View residents this...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Dina Cheyette, on Dec 5, 2010 at 6:19 pm | 2 comments | 2451 Views

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Far fewer Mayfield homes in new plan

In an ironic twist caused by the recession, the controversial high density Mayfield housing development has been significantly...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Kristine, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 12 comments | 1522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CHAC sees recession's toll from the frontlines

An army of counselors on 30 school campuses in the Mountain View and Los Altos area say they are seeing higher rates of divorce,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2010
Last comment by BV333, on Dec 4, 2010 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 3275 Views

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City may prohibit marijuana dispensaries

This Tuesday the Mountain View City Council may decide to follow the lead of other cities in the area and impose an "interim...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Law, on Dec 4, 2010 at 5:01 am | 58 comments | 2357 Views

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High-speed rail activities to slow down on Peninsula

California's high-speed rail project will begin between the small city of Corcoran and the unincorporated community of Borden...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Tom Lustig, on Dec 3, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 3259 Views

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Burglars net $2,000 in valuables on Escuela Avenue

Burglars made off with about $2,000 in cash, electronics and jewelry from a ground floor apartment in the 300 block of Escuela...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by A Mexican, on Dec 3, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 2311 Views

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Holiday Fund: A warm welcome for Day Worker Center

The Mountain View Day Worker Center celebrated its grand opening on Nov. 18. About 300 people gathered at the center's new...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Elaine, on Dec 3, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 25 comments | 6606 Views

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Hospital board imposes new contract on nurses

Last night, in a divided decision, the board of directors for El Camino Hospital unilaterally approved a new contract between...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Blane, on Dec 3, 2010 at 12:57 pm | 26 comments | 2963 Views

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Yoriko Kishimoto named to open space district board Monday night

Former Palo Alto Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto was named to the board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Monday night,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jimmae, on Dec 3, 2010 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 2229 Views

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Sutter Health cuts medical foundation staff

Fifty-three positions have been eliminated at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF), the organization announced Wednesday....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by frustrated, on Dec 2, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 4 comments | 2453 Views

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First winter "spare the air" day is today

Weather conditions forecast for today are expected to create unhealthy air quality and have prompted officials to declare...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by andrea gemmet, on Dec 2, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 2056 Views

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Facebook looks for new home

Social networking behemoth Facebook is hoping to connect with larger digs, and Menlo Park's Oracle campus is one of several...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Dec 2, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2089 Views

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El Camino clinical trial aims to catch lung cancer early

A new El Camino Hospital study, launched at the beginning of this month, aims to use a genetic test to determine which smokers...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by james, on Nov 30, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2354 Views

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Attempted sexual assault reported in Palo Alto

Police are investigating reports of an attempted sexual assault in Palo Alto early Thursday morning. At 12:30 a.m., a girl...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by anon-nunon-non, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 2109 Views

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Preschool parents oppose cell tower atop church

Mountain View's First Presbyterian Church has proposed putting a cell phone tower inside a new steeple, but the parents of...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by A. Reader, on Nov 29, 2010 at 5:54 pm | 66 comments | 4334 Views
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