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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 | 1826 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 | 1740 Views

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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 | 1827 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 | 1811 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 | 1440 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. 1370 Views

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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 | 32581 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 | 1702 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 | 2910 Views

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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 | 1964 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 | 1889 Views

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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 | 1770 Views

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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 | 1865 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 | 1860 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. 1294 Views

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Councilman heads League of Cities

Mountain View Vice Mayor Mike Kasperzak was elected to serve as the president for the League of California Cities at the...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Don Pardo, on Oct 6, 2011 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 1742 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Science camp on lock-down with gunman at large

A shooting in Cupertino caused a science camp in Saratoga to go on lock-down and a number of Mountain View schools to close...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by mom, on Oct 6, 2011 at 10:25 am | 9 comments | 3159 Views

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Indecent exposure reported on Stevens Creek trail

A woman jogger from Mountain View encountered a man masturbating within view of the Stevens Creek trail at about 2:45 p.m....

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mattie, on Oct 6, 2011 at 7:23 am | 13 comments | 1823 Views

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Palo Alto Bowl and ity Council: So Sick of it All!

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinoza is a very cool individual; those who are fortunate enough to have met him would most definitely...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Oct. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1339 Views

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Steve Jobs dies at 56

Jobs saw Apple through much of its 35-year history in which the company evolved from its '60s-style hippie roots to a symbol...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 5, 2011 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 1580 Views
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