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AROUND TOWN

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 | 2617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A 24-year-old man was killed at about 7:30 p.m. Monday evening (Feb. 28) when southbound Caltrain No. 284 struck him at the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Greg David, on Mar 7, 2011 at 8:03 pm | 12 comments | 2617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction worker rescued after falling

Rescue crews with the Santa Clara County Fire Department staged a technical rescue at a construction site in Los Altos where...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by anon, on Mar 3, 2015 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 2617 Views

ELECTIONS

Hospital district voters should defeat Measure M

We hope voters in the El Camino Hospital District will see Measure M for what it is — a vindictive strike by a disgruntled...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by reader, on Nov 7, 2012 at 10:23 am | 5 comments | 2617 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council moves ahead with major projects

Budget problems notwithstanding, the City Council supported moving forward with many of its infrastructure plans during a...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Dude, on Apr 19, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 6 comments | 2616 Views

AROUND TOWN

City digs the trench solution

If 125-mile-per-hour electric trains are going to whoosh through town as planned by the California High Speed Rail Authority,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by NODUMMASSES, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:48 pm | 20 comments | 2616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google contest: Paint your robo-wagon

Want to display your art where it's certain to get stares? Put it on the side of a Google self-driving car. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Jun 25, 2015 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 2616 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Staring down the high speed train

A few weeks ago the contractor/developer for the proposed housing portion of Alma Plaza in Palo Alto announced that he had...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Rodger, on Aug 8, 2009 at 5:53 pm | 14 comments | 2615 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Holiday DUI arrests up, deaths down

The California Highway Patrol is reporting an increase in the number drunken driving arrests over the Thanksgiving weekend,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors OK $1.8 million to help undocumented immigrants

The Santa Clara Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved $1.8 million for undocumented immigrants eligible for...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by CopperC, on Feb 27, 2015 at 5:31 pm | 8 comments | 2614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District needs to root out bad behavior, moms say

Dirty dancing, drugs and foul language — three mothers with teens enrolled in Mountain View High School are concerned...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Tabitha, on Jan 19, 2013 at 12:18 am | 3 comments | 2613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A Kicks Off Annual Canned Food Drive...Yes, We CAN!!!

Join the M-A family by helping us collect over 120,000 cans and raise money to purchase perishables to feed over 500 families...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Nov. 11, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2612 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Will new plan save the burrowing owls?

As Mountain View's population of burrowing owls is dwindling, and authorities are being prodded to approve a new plan to...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by JB, on Sep 8, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 8 comments | 2612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local woman to pay medical bills with $1 million lottery prize

Mountain View resident Emily Leach had the good fortune to wake up from a tumor-induced coma two years ago, and on Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Shelley B, on Jan 11, 2012 at 11:15 pm | 15 comments | 2612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Luring kids back to hot lunch

School officials in Mountain View have been pushing for what they call "21st century learning" in the classroom for years....

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sylvie, on May 20, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 7 comments | 2611 Views

AROUND TOWN

An important difference in local medical facilities

Our local medical options are far from the same. For example, I recently noticed that if one gets a blood test at Palo...

Original post made by Bernie Brightman on Dec. 29, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Truck bursts into flames on Highway 101

Police temporarily shut down Highway 101 southbound this morning just before 11 a.m. after a garbage truck burst into flames...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by TooClose, on Jan 14, 2009 at 11:18 pm | 5 comments | 2611 Views

RESTAURANTS

Chez TJ: office would tower over gourmet restaurant

For the last five years, Louise Christy has been the volunteer gardener for Chez TJ, the highest-rated restaurant in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by William Symons, on Jun 14, 2012 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 2611 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DA proposes mandatory prison sentence for sexual-assault crimes

In the wake of widespread outrage over the three months former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner will spend...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by , on Jun 22, 2016 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 2610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter's guide: Measure T broadens the city's phone tax

On Nov. 2, the city's voters will decide whether to extend the city's phone tax to broadband phone calls as well as to international...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:50 am | 5 comments | 2610 Views
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