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AROUND TOWN

Retiring doc keeps passion for volunteering

When Dr. Jeffrey Urman retired this spring from Kaiser after nearly 20 years, employees at the hospital said it wasn't hard...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 2716 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 | 2716 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 | 2716 Views

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A helping hand in mental health

People hospitalized for a mental illness have a long road ahead of them, with plenty of pitfalls to sidestep as they try...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jul 31, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 2716 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA is Bay Area's first district to go all-green

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is the first district in the Bay Area to have all of its campuses and facilities...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by A few facts, on Oct 27, 2011 at 4:26 pm | 6 comments | 2715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer reading pays off

Third-grade Mountain View resident Ethan Xie won a $529 check towards his college education from ScholarShare, California's...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Reader2, on Oct 17, 2012 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 2715 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peace Day celebration downtown on Saturday

A holiday created by the United Nations, "Peace Day" will be celebrated around the world on Saturday, Sept. 21, and will...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by libtards, on Sep 20, 2013 at 6:45 pm | 3 comments | 2715 Views

OTHER ISSUES

FBI file: Steve Jobs a 'driven, reality distorter'

A newly released FBI file on Steve Jobs paints a portrait of a driven, complex individual with a "tendency to distort reality"...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 10, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 4 comments | 2714 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Critics of high-speed rail prepare for next chapter

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Stephan H., on Jul 18, 2012 at 7:59 am | 4 comments | 2714 Views

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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 | 2714 Views

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Rainy season off to a dry start

Weather forecasters are predicting the next two weeks will be dry in the Bay Area, according to officials with the National...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2015
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 30, 2015 at 9:46 am | 4 comments | 2714 Views

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Bernie Sanders coming to Palo Alto Wednesday

Six days before the California primary, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be coming to Palo Alto to hold a free...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 2, 2016 at 10:09 am | 12 comments | 2714 Views

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Council decides on 'less painful' cuts

With some adjustments, the Mountain View City Council supported most of the general fund budget as recommended by the city...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by tony, on Jun 4, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 2713 Views

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Sarge's new lease on life

Former Army Ranger Sargent Binkley is well on his way to a new life since he robbed a Mountain View Walgreens five years...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jan 20, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 9 comments | 2713 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bay Area gas prices continue to climb

As California's average gas prices become the nation's highest, Bay Area motorists will be paying an average of 48 cents...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Kristine, on May 2, 2011 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 2712 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Roundtable group takes on school shooting fears

It hasn't happened here, but community members met last week to discuss the possibility of a school shooting in Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by C. E. Castillo, on Jun 10, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 2712 Views

AROUND TOWN

MV Fire Department Remembers 9/11

While the entire nation was rocked by the events of September 11, fire departments suffered a unique loss. In total,...

Original post made by Daniel Blake Saltman on Sep. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2712 Views

ELECTIONS

NASA expo to explore drone potential

Look into the skies these days and you might just see a drone buzzing through the air. But while these small unmanned fliers...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 14, 2015 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 2712 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer: That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 16, 2009 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 2711 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Burgers galore

I almost developed a napkin fetish by the time I finished my visits to The Workshop Burgers Bar & Grill. Napkins were dispensed...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by A. Reader, on May 27, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 3 comments | 2711 Views
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