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Palo Alto burglars ditch loot in Mountain View

An alert resident that witnessed a residential burglary in progress called 911 Thursday morning, enabling Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sparty, on Mar 23, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 15 comments | 1481 Views

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Where everybody knows your name

Eating at Main Street Cafe & Books is like dropping in at a neighbor's house, more about the friendliness than the food....

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Cookie Lover, on May 7, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1481 Views

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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 | 1480 Views

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Hospital district gets high marks, survey says

A majority of people living within the El Camino Hospital District are "highly satisfied" with the job the hospital is doing...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by gary maxwell, on Jul 26, 2012 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 1480 Views

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Historic Pearson house demolished

After years of abandonment and several attempts to save it, the 130-year-old home of early Mountain View businessman Charles...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by wally, on Apr 29, 2013 at 1:33 am | 11 comments | 1480 Views

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Caltrain to mount cameras on front of trains

Video cameras mounted on the fronts of locomotives could be installed by Caltrain in August, pending a clarification of how...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by tommygee54, on Jul 8, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 3 comments | 1479 Views

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Navy plans a war on 'hazardous' wildlife

It's amazing how quickly something can return to nature once neglected by humans. Just as preservationists had predicted,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by curious, on May 22, 2012 at 10:20 am | 2 comments | 1479 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Full bellies all summer long

Hunger isn't just a problem in the developing world. Even in the ostensibly well-to-do communities of Silicon Valley, one...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Well Done, on Jun 17, 2013 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 1479 Views

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Man dies in crash on Middlefield Road

A man was killed when his car drifted off of Middlefield Road in Palo Alto Monday morning and struck a tree, police said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Another car death on street, on Sep 5, 2012 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 1478 Views

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Cuesta Annex: no flood basin proposed

A controversial flood detention basin at Cuesta Annex is no longer being proposed by the Santa Clara Valley Water District...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Dog Lover, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 13 comments | 1478 Views

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'Joke' brings police rushing to high school

The Mountain View High School senior who caused a stir by wearing camouflage fatigues and a gas mask to school on Valentine's...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Scott Lamb, on Feb 27, 2013 at 11:07 am | 20 comments | 1478 Views

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Girl dies after Saturday accident on Highway 280

An 11-year-old girl died from injuries sustained in Saturday's rollover accident on Interstate 280, according to the California...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by MV Mama, on Jul 1, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1478 Views

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City could pull off a balanced budget

While the "Great Recession" has forced other cities to make painful budget cuts and run large deficits, it appears that Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2010
Last comment by le dude, on Jun 13, 2010 at 7:10 am | 4 comments | 1477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district expresses fears of selling Cubberley

Palo Alto school board members Wednesday expressed deep-seated fears about selling any portion of the dilapidated Cubberley...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by John the Man, on Jun 18, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 11 comments | 1477 Views

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Unwatched pot sparks fire

An unattended pot of oil on a stove caught fire and spread through an apartment in the 900 block of Mariner Dr. last night,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Mr Advice, on Aug 13, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 1477 Views

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Letter: City manager paid more than San Jose counterpart

Our City Council members have been busy patting themselves on the back and banking re-election campaign contributions. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Need Work, on Aug 27, 2010 at 8:07 am | 3 comments | 1476 Views

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Attempted armed robbery leads to high-speed chase

A man suspected of an attempted armed robbery at Sears in Mountain View was arrested after he flipped his car during a high-speed...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Marshall, on Jun 15, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure A classroom project on schedule

Construction of 24 new classrooms at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools is about halfway complete, according to Matt...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by William Symons, on Dec 20, 2012 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVHS launches first-ever 'STEM Day'

Taking cues from Los Altos High School, which annually holds a Science and Technology Week, Mountain View High School has...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Trent, on May 2, 2013 at 8:50 am | 7 comments | 1476 Views

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Marshals, helicopter hunt man in Mountain View

Officers from the Mountain View and Menlo Park police departments and a helicopter crew assisted United States marshals in...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Dec 22, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 20 comments | 1475 Views
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