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Run for Zimbabwe, fix the plumbing

This year, it's all about the plumbing. The annual Run for Zimbabwe Orphans, an exuberant fundraiser that combines cross-country...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by dewas, on Apr 9, 2016 at 5:46 am | 7 comments | 2751 Views

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Relay for Life draws hundreds, raises $115K

As she walked a course around Cuesta Park last weekend, Mountain View resident Harriet Weiss' body was covered with stickers...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Kathryn, on Jun 4, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 2750 Views

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PA proposes to peek at people's garbage

Palo Altans who repeatedly throw recyclable items into their trash bins could soon find themselves slapped with fines and...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Mar 13, 2010 at 7:28 am | 25 comments | 2750 Views

ELECTIONS

Online Voter Registration-A Bad Idea

09/12/2011 Howdy, Recently I was contacted by a super-group of concerned citizens about California Senate Bill 397...

Original post made by Alan Whitehorn on Sep. 13, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2750 Views

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Blackberry stolen from car in garage

A Blackberry cell phone was stolen from a car parked in the garage of a Mountain View townhouse in the early hours of May...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Heartfulart, on May 12, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 10 comments | 2749 Views

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Sunday's heat breaks Bay Area records

From Monterey to Napa, forecasters recorded record temperatures across the Bay Area today, according to the National Weather...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by Me, on Aug 18, 2015 at 9:29 am | 8 comments | 2749 Views

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Budget fire vs. house fires

Balancing the city's budget this year and next doesn't appear to require any too-painful budget cuts. But in the longer run,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Concerned, on May 31, 2009 at 9:45 pm | 6 comments | 2749 Views

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Mountain View cops embrace technology

The Mountain View Police Department is rolling out a smartphone application and boosting its social media presence in an...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by joey lattas, on Aug 11, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 4 comments | 2749 Views

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Shoreline Community takes on $26.5 million in new debt

To pay for new Shoreline area ball fields, pedestrian overpasses and a fire station, the City Council approved the issuance...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 27, 2011 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 2748 Views

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Huff student a whiz at math

Huff Elementary School student Nitin Kumar claimed a trophy, $750 in cash and other prizes for his strong showing in the...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Nitin, on Apr 30, 2013 at 12:59 pm | 3 comments | 2748 Views

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Council OKs $2 million lot sale

In a move that may reduce parking for nearby businesses, the City Council voted to sell a city-owned parking lot on Tuesday...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by letsgetreal, on May 23, 2013 at 9:31 am | 17 comments | 2748 Views

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Study: Bay Area bears weight of obesity

Rampant obesity is costing Bay Area businesses and taxpayers more than $9 billion a year, according to a new study from a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:00 pm | 2 comments | 2747 Views

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Police nab bank robbery suspect

Police arrested a Santa Clara man and charged him with five South Bay bank robberies, including last week's robbery of the...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
Last comment by Why does this always come up?, on Sep 26, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 7 comments | 2747 Views

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Bill to fund high-speed rail hangs in the balance

With residents preparing for holiday celebrations Tuesday night, lawmakers in Sacramento released in the closing hours of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 2746 Views

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Temple's Obon fest celebrates family

The thrumming of Japanese taiko drums reverberated through the air during a recent practice at the Mountain View Buddhist...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Susanne, on Jul 20, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 2745 Views

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Man plows car into tree

A man is in a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after he crashed his car into a tree in the 400 block of Bernardo...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Bill, on Jan 9, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 9 comments | 2745 Views

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Caltrain to return whistles to underneath trains

Amid sustained complaints from residents since Caltrain moved its train whistles to the tops of its engines, the rail agency...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by andy c, on Oct 15, 2009 at 10:49 pm | 7 comments | 2744 Views

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'Waving high the banner of Punk'

Over the years, Foothill College's KFJC, which broadcasts at 89.7 FM, has pulled hilarious publicity stunts, garnered serious...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by DR D, on Nov 25, 2009 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2744 Views

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City employees may be asked to take pay cut

Mountain View officials are in talks with the city's labor groups about ways to ease the impact of a projected $6 million...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Mike Latham, on May 5, 2009 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 2743 Views

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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 | 2743 Views
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“Housewife” a Journey of Transgender Marriage
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 7,825 views

Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 11 comments | 4,104 views