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OTHER ISSUES

House's smoke alarm 'saved our lives'

Shortly after 4 a.m. on the morning of April 28, Tim Dobbins, along with his wife, daughter and the two family cats, were...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by MVPNS Alum, on May 6, 2011 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 1962 Views

AROUND TOWN

City entitled to millions in Stanford housing funds, Kniss says

Last week, county Supervisor Liz Kniss told the City Council that Mountain View is entitled to Stanford affordable housing...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by the299crew, on Dec 16, 2009 at 1:46 pm | 6 comments | 1961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Google keeps Bookmobile rolling

Books in hand, Claudia and her son Julio leave the Mountain View Bookmobile at Castro Elementary School on Dec. 4. On Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Robin Schultz, on Dec 10, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 1961 Views

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Local Air Guard wing deploys for Afghanistan

Troops may soon be withdrawing from Afghanistan but on Thursday 200 local air guardsmen were headed to the war-torn country...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:08 am | 6 comments | 1961 Views

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Smokers hope to overturn smoking ban for bar patios

Hoping to amend the city's new ban on smoking for on and around outdoor patios, smokers, bar owners and their supporters...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Rob Gilmark, on May 14, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 10 comments | 1960 Views

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Fresh Choice Gone - great site for Chik Fil A

Since Fresh Choice has sadly gone the way of the dinosaur, the empty spot would make a great choice for Chik Fil A - very...

Original post made by PV Resident on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by kristine, on Jan 12, 2013 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1960 Views

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City taps Utah chief to head Fire Department

Bradley Wardle, a veteran firefighter from Utah, will head the Mountain View Fire Department beginning on April 30, city...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy, on May 4, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1959 Views

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Coroner says Cupertino shooter's death a suicide

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office announced today that Shareef Allman, the man responsible for the deadly...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on Oct 17, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 10 comments | 1959 Views

ELECTIONS

Challenger in water district race far outspends incumbent

The first campaign finance report of the year was due last week, and there's a sharp divide between the two candidate running...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 17, 2014 at 10:34 pm | 1 comment | 1959 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Behind the scenes at NASA's computer powerhouse

Whether the mission is to discover new planets or study the one we call home, the scientists at the NASA Ames Research Center...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Aug 31, 2015 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 1959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts and more cuts threaten school budgets

The governor's recently published budget proposal is further complicating the already difficult task of planning for next...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Where does all the money go?, on Jan 14, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 1958 Views

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Housing groups get a break in restoring old homes

With a few changes to city codes, the City Council is encouraging historic preservation and potentially saving the 19 households...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on Feb 18, 2012 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 1958 Views

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Back-to-basics burgers

No milkshakes. No drive-thru. No breakfast, chicken, fish or coffee. Five Guys is tightly focused on burgers and fries. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by And..., on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:35 pm | 4 comments | 1958 Views

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Speeding up college transfers

Two bills, written to help streamline transfers from state community colleges to schools in the CSU system by requiring more...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 11, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 2 comments | 1957 Views

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Local senior day care center braces for Medi-Cal cuts

About one-third of the elderly and frail people who rely on a local adult day health care service may soon be forced out...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 1957 Views

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$1 million Palo Alto Prize seeks to 'cure' aging

A newly established Silicon Valley-based prize to "hack the code of life and cure aging" was launched yesterday, Sept. 9. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Study old people, on Sep 11, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 1957 Views

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Public Hearing on the Palo Alto Bowl Next Week; Please Attend to Show and Voice Your Support!

Hi you all ... well, here we are ... a public hearing on the Palo Alto Bowl! I urge you to please please "please" come on...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Nov. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1956 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for today

Weather predictions for Thursday in the Bay Area have prompted air quality officials to issue the third Winter Spare the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by vfree, on Jan 6, 2011 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 1956 Views

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Palo Alto makes fresh pitch for Google Fiber

As Google winnows down the field of applicants for its highly coveted "Google Fiber to Community" project, Palo Alto is making...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Mar 2, 2011 at 10:35 am | 5 comments | 1956 Views

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Man challenges cop to a fight

A 35-year-old San Francisco man was arrested after he allegedly drank in public, verbally abused a police officer and challenged...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Poor choice, on Apr 2, 2015 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 1956 Views
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