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Board opts to pay off RDA debt quickly

A board representing local schools and government agencies voted unanimously on Monday to quickly pay off the $7.7 million...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Andrew, on Jan 21, 2013 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1427 Views

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EPA to test homes for toxics on Leong Drive

EPA officials announced on Friday that their agency has allocated $100,000 to test and remediate homes on Leong Drive that...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Observation, on Mar 28, 2013 at 8:19 am | 6 comments | 1427 Views

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TONIGHT: Council could give final approval to 53-home project at former Grant Road farm

After several years of planning — and heated controversy over loss of open space — the City Council is scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Jane, on Jul 1, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 7 comments | 1426 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Survey: Bay Area workers highest paid in 2009

Workers in the Bay Area were the highest paid on average in the nation last year, according to data released Friday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Randy, on Jul 27, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 1426 Views

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Council interested in property swap for office project

Last week the City Council gave city staff the green light to begin negotiating a city property swap that will allow a developer...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Mar 10, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 10 comments | 1426 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Santa Clara County voters may face tax question

Voters in Santa Clara County may be asked to approve a one-eighth-of-a-cent boost in the sales tax this November. The Board...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Kman, on Aug 9, 2012 at 4:45 pm | 12 comments | 1426 Views

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Future park? Council buys lush 1-acre property

The City Council approved the purchase of a 1.2 acre property Tuesday night, offered by its longtime resident, who wants...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Rebecca Shapley, on May 12, 2013 at 11:55 pm | 9 comments | 1426 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Linden Tree Children's Bookstore in L.A. looking for new owners

In case you didn't know, the Linden Tree owners are retiring and looking for a buyer. It's a beautiful bookstore for children....

Original post made by Margaret on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by d, on Dec 9, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 1425 Views

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Police: Parolee in bar was 'up to no good'

A parolee allegedly equipped for assault and burglary was taken off the street by a cop conducting a routine check at a local...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2010
Last comment by Alan R, on Jan 16, 2010 at 11:45 pm | 9 comments | 1425 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino Hospital takes $11 million hit this year

El Camino officials say there are several reasons why their financial picture isn't as rosy as expected, but the bottom line...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 29, 2010 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 1425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Alta Vista students overcome the past, look to future

Senior Randall Young was one of three student speakers at Alta Vista High School's graduation this year. He stood at the...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:23 pm | 4 comments | 1425 Views

ELECTIONS

Rail advocates, critics to face off in Palo Alto

Top officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will join some of the rail project's toughest critics in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Doit Rite, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 1425 Views

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Elon Musk has NASA Ames to thank

When Elon Musk's Dragon spacecraft re-entered earth's atmosphere May 31 it did so courtesy of a heat shield material developed...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by James, on Jun 14, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 1425 Views

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Google's Marissa Mayer named Yahoo CEO

Yahoo has appointed Google executive Marissa Mayer as its new chief executive officer, the company announced today, July...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by O.G. Whizz, on Jul 18, 2012 at 9:40 am | 4 comments | 1425 Views

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El Camino Hospital Auxiliary Volunteer Opportunities

El Camino Hospital Auxiliary is looking to recruit adult volunteers who are willing to commit to a one day per week shift...

Original post made by Kaitlyn on Feb. 18, 2013
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A big day for a little house

A piece of the city's history was not only saved last Friday, but was ceremoniously trucked down Castro Street in an unusual...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peggy Prendergast, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:50 pm | 4 comments | 1425 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman reportedly sexually harassed in Palo Alto park

Police in Palo Alto are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect in an incident in which a woman reported being...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Jul 14, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 2 comments | 1425 Views

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Police: Traffic stop uncovers meth, hash, pot

A Los Altos man stopped for a routine traffic violation was arrested last week after marijuana, methamphetamines and hash...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Oct 29, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 7 comments | 1424 Views

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CHAC property swap nearly a done deal

It's "99 percent sure" that a plan to trade the Community Health Awareness Council's building on Church Street for a larger...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by dominick, on Apr 15, 2010 at 10:46 pm | 3 comments | 1424 Views

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Bleeding man kicks, spits at officers

A San Jose man was arrested in Mountain View early Sunday morning with more than 10 grams of cocaine in his pocket, police...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 28, 2011 at 11:01 pm | 7 comments | 1423 Views
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