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Her words about being sexually assaulted by Brock Turner caught the world's attention. Now, she's writing a memoir.

The woman who was sexually assaulted by former Stanford University student Brock Turner in 2016 is writing a memoir about...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2019
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At 97, children's author publishes her first novel for adults

Though never a full-time writer, Palo Alto resident Martha Tolles has persisted through the years, adapting her formats to...

Original post made on May. 13, 2019
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The generational feud behind the housing crisis

In his new book, author Randy Shaw makes the case that the Bay Area's housing crisis is primarily a story of boomers refusing...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Jan 21, 2019 at 2:02 pm | 4 comments | 5427 Views

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Pear kicks off season with 'Northanger Abbey'

There were some carping critics in the lobby at The Pear Theatre following the nearly three-hour performance of "Northanger...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2018
Last comment by Mariya, on Sep 9, 2018 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 1539 Views

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Trump officials to visit Stanford

Two high-ranking members of President Donald Trump’s administration, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Secretary of...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2018
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 25, 2018 at 12:07 pm | 7 comments | 2811 Views

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Council approves 623-unit Greystar project

A site off of San Antonio Road that appeared destined for a new school campus will instead be rebuilt as a massive commercial...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2018
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Jul 13, 2018 at 7:32 pm | 44 comments | 8555 Views

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Library reopens after major remodel

After six months of construction, the Mountain View Library has finished a dramatic remodel of its children's wing and other...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2018
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jun 18, 2018 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 3601 Views

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Bay Area forecast: Beach hazards, cooler temps, windy weather

Hazards at Bay Area beaches, below-normal temperatures and breezy conditions have prompted the National Weather Service...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2017
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Opera review: Don't mess with Norma -- but do go to hear her sing

How can a Druid high priestess possibly be expected to react when her Roman lover leaves her for younger woman? If her name...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
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Downed power lines lead to apartment fire

Mountain View firefighters extinguished a one-alarm fire at a two-story apartment building in the 400 block of Escuela Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2017
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Actor John Heard died of natural causes

Actor John Heard, whose body was found in a Palo Alto hotel room in July, died of natural causes, the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
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Award-winning Stanford math professor dies

Stanford mathematics professor Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the Fields Medal, mathematics' leading award, has...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Farhad, on Jul 16, 2017 at 10:47 pm | 1 comment | 2494 Views

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District attorney endorses judge facing recall

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, the embattled judge whose controversial sentencing of former Stanford University student...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by psr, on Apr 11, 2017 at 8:27 pm | 4 comments | 3267 Views

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Stopping the flight of the bumblebee

Landscape designer Juanita Salisbury is determined to start a movement in Palo Alto that would help bring back bee-friendly...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2016
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Huge housing development raises hopes and fears

At face value, it's a proposal packed with exactly what Mountain View leaders want -- a colossal new apartment complex that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Social Justice , on Nov 22, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 31 comments | 8230 Views

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Castro parents go back to school

At Castro Elementary, students aren't the only ones taking classes. Each week, dozens of parents take time out of their Saturday...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Bertha Gonzalez , on Oct 18, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments | 1656 Views

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Portrait of a nation

Next Wednesday, Sept. 10, the Cantor Arts Center unveils many of Robert Frank's iconic images, alongside some of his never-before-seen...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
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A turbulent trip for LAHS singers

It's been an exciting April for Los Altos High School's singing talent, but the month got off to a rough start, thanks to...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by , on Sep 24, 2016 at 12:59 am | 1 comment | 3311 Views

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A family affair

I'm not sure I could tell a pirozhki from perestroika, but there's a fabulous place in Redwood City where you can learn the...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
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Blue skies and bombers

It's like the History Channel come to life at Moffett Field this week. The Wings of Freedom tour landed in Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
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