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AROUND TOWN

Review: Jazzy 'Clementine' a bit off-key

As a re-telling of Aeschylus' "Agamemnon," Dan Dietz's "Clementine in the Lower 9" fascinates and frustrates. The incongruous...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by Guffman, on Oct 15, 2011 at 5:58 am | 1 comment | 1745 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Worst year to start high-tech company? 2000

Only one in six high-tech companies that started in 2000 in Silicon Valley remained in business at the end of the decade,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Mr. T, on Oct 14, 2011 at 8:12 pm | 3 comments | 1945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Synthetic beats real in turf debate

The sentiment was all but unanimous in Tuesday's City Council study session that three city ball fields should use artificial...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 14, 2011 at 11:06 am | 5 comments | 2145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ideafarm arrested for battery, false imprisonment

Wo'O Ideafarm, the self-styled public speaker known in Mountain View for his inflammatory signs, was arrested Friday, Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Forest, on Oct 14, 2011 at 12:10 am | 86 comments | 6229 Views

SPORTS

Shoreline ball fields win Council approval

With the city's ball fields more crowded than ever, the city's youth sports leagues may soon find some relief. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Oct 13, 2011 at 4:46 pm | 3 comments | 4723 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3620 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 | 2413 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1697 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 | 1898 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 | 2328 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 | 1981 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1887 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 | 1973 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1931 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1474 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. 1456 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 | 32846 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1772 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 3071 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 | 2075 Views
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