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Palo Alto VA positions itself within national scandal

In light of the recent scandal involving false record-keeping and long wait lists at VA hospitals in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by IAM13, on Feb 17, 2015 at 7:33 pm | 7 comments | 7738 Views

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New council allows non-citizens to be advisors

On Tuesday night the City Council voted to create advisory bodies that are more reflective of the city's population by allowing...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 17, 2015 at 3:15 am | 7 comments | 5803 Views

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Council reverses course on North Bayshore housing

Mountain View's City Council on Tuesday night responded in a significant way to the need for more housing in the city, a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by IG, on Feb 15, 2015 at 11:55 am | 24 comments | 12255 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County urges parents to vaccinate

Following a rise in measles cases across California, Santa Clara County health officials are calling on parents who have...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by DotCon, on Feb 15, 2015 at 9:32 am | 42 comments | 8002 Views

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Hospital's expansion plans trigger traffic concerns

The growing Bay Area population is putting the squeeze on El Camino Hospital, maxing out parking and pushing maternity and...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 14, 2015 at 9:28 am | 18 comments | 9673 Views

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President Obama to sign executive order on cybersecurity at Stanford

President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak this morning at Stanford University for a summit on cybersecurity. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Almost healed from past damage, on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:03 am | 3 comments | 4393 Views

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Weekend storm boosts Bay Area rainfall totals to normal

Seasonal rain totals in the Bay Area are back to normal after the weekend rain and windstorm, National Weather Service officials...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by DC, on Feb 13, 2015 at 8:52 am | 9 comments | 7303 Views

AROUND TOWN

New veterans memorial approved

A new memorial for war veterans and those who serve in the military was approved unanimously by the City Council on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Juan Saucedo, on Feb 13, 2015 at 7:35 am | 8 comments | 7817 Views

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Supervisors seek state funds for new jail tower

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today approved a plan to ask the state to pay for a new tower and repair work...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Incognito, on Feb 12, 2015 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 4360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wizards on six-strings

Award-winning middle and high-school guitarists are headed to the San Francisco this weekend to demonstrate what a lifetime...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by NeHi, on Feb 12, 2015 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 5852 Views

AROUND TOWN

School districts seeking input on superintendent searches

Mountain View-Los Altos and Mountain View-Whisman school districts are both seeking community input and feedback on the search...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Samuel L, on Feb 11, 2015 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 4888 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity policy....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Feb 10, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 11 comments | 7293 Views

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Bay Area braces for toll lane projects

Projects that would add express lanes to two Bay Area highways through Mountain View are well on the way, part of a Silicon...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by JeSuisCharlie, on Feb 10, 2015 at 4:00 pm | 25 comments | 7139 Views

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Report highlights Silicon Valley's uneven prosperity

Fueled by a sizzling tech sector, strong population growth and low unemployment, the Silicon Valley economy has grown rapidly...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by You get paid what u are worth, on Feb 9, 2015 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 9387 Views

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Council clears path for 4G antennas

Thanks to a City Council decision Tuesday, cell phone companies may soon be able to build a network of small antennas on...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Thomas F, on Feb 9, 2015 at 7:45 am | 3 comments | 4694 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caring for the caregivers

Caregivers who need to stretch their legs and talk about their challenges have a new outlet. The Meet and Move program, founded...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Help forAlz, on Feb 8, 2015 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 6610 Views

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Fee for ambulance?

A few weeks ago I experienced shortness of breath and heart palpitations so I called 911. MVFD arrived, followed by paramedics....

Original post made by Linda K. on Feb. 7, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 7, 2015 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Storm brings wind warnings for Bay Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory for the San Francisco Bay Area in effect from 4 a.m. Friday to 4...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 6, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 10 comments | 5124 Views

AROUND TOWN

A nut a day keeps the doctor away

Tessa sat on a second-floor hospital bed at El Camino Hospital eating a cup of applesauce, as her mother and two nurses stood...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by stef, on Feb 6, 2015 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 13932 Views

OTHER ISSUES

North County gets new center for domestic-violence services

A domestic-violence services center for women in affluent communities is now headquartered in Palo Alto. Women/SV, formerly...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Deb Member, on Feb 6, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 7859 Views
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