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Cubberley still an option for Foothill expansion

Faced with conflicting arguments and clashing priorities, Palo Alto officials defied dozens of citizens Monday night and...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Jun 29, 2011 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 2681 Views

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Hospital workers protest proposed cuts

About 35 members of the Service Employers International Union-United Healthcare Workers gathered on Grant Road out in front...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by JPlatt, on Jul 2, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 14 comments | 2879 Views

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Guest opinion: My hometown hero, Jose Vargas

It's here. It's finally here, I thought to myself. Wall posts bombarded the Facebook profile with "thank yous" for his bravery...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 9, 2011 at 1:22 pm | 67 comments | 24911 Views

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Recology gets dibs on garbage contract

Against the advice of city staff, the City Council has decided to try to extend its contract with the city's longtime garbage...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anne Infeld, on Jul 30, 2011 at 10:09 pm | 7 comments | 2084 Views

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Fun on the Fourth

With the approach of the Fourth of July comes an opportunity to reflect: on what liberty means, on what a nation is, the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by L, on Jul 15, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 3551 Views

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Dew you know the weather forecast?

Welcome to Mountain Dew, California. The folks at Weather.com have accidentally renamed our fine city after a soft drink. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Monk-E, on Jul 6, 2011 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 2996 Views

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Man slaps woman in pool hall scuffle

A patron of California Billiards, a Mountain View pool hall, was arrested on July 4, after hitting an employee as she attempted...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by chas, on Jul 7, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 10 comments | 2640 Views

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Trail connections a focus for new POST leader

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jul 7, 2011 at 8:38 am | 2 comments | 3050 Views

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Google takes a lashing over bridge idea

City council members acted as the protective parents of the Stevens Creek trail Tuesday as Google pitched a plan for a pair...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by eric, on Jul 9, 2011 at 9:30 pm | 43 comments | 7123 Views

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AT&T pushes for lots of small 4G antennas

To feed the city's data hungry smart-phone users, the case was presented to the City Council Tuesday for installing a network...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 15, 2011 at 2:25 am | 13 comments | 5905 Views

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Cities to study big trail extension

With Sunnyvale and Los Altos finally stepping up to extend the Stevens Creek Trail closer to the Stevens Creek reservoir,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Rossta, on Jul 12, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 3 comments | 2248 Views

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Man robs woman of necklace

A woman was robbed of her gold necklace on the evening of July 7 in the 2000 block of Latham Street, police said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Jenn, on Jul 13, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 23 comments | 2640 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Sales tax decrease

Now that California's sales tax will be dropping by 1 percent, are you planning on making any big purchases? Read...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by nick, on Jul 8, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2189 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 | 2390 Views

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AT&T pushes for lots of small 4G antennas

To feed the city's data hungry smart-phone users, the case was presented to the City Council Tuesday for installing a network...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Greg, on Sep 8, 2012 at 4:59 pm | 3 comments | 2686 Views

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Cities to study big trail extension

With Sunnyvale and Los Altos finally stepping up to extend the Stevens Creek Trail closer to the Stevens Creek reservoir,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by sooner the better, on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 16 comments | 2990 Views

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Have shovel, will play

Max Zetlitz of Norway gets into his work at Rengstorff Park's soggy sand-play area on July 5. The 3-year-old didn't seem...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:32 am | 2 comments | 2081 Views

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Couple return home to burglary in progress

A Mountain View couple came home in the middle of a burglary Sunday afternoon, police said. About $4,000 in jewelry, electronics...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:18 am | 10 comments | 2965 Views

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Cha-cha-chatting

Cheryl Burke discusses her new book and experiences as a professional dancer on the TV show "Dancing with the Stars" during...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Rogers, on Jul 12, 2011 at 10:20 pm | 2 comments | 2178 Views

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Parents fed up with school district's wait list

More than 170 would-be elementary and middle school students have been placed on the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Elaine, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:20 am | 35 comments | 6790 Views
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