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Hospital board needs lesson in transparency

Taxpayers in the El Camino Hospital District have to be disappointed in the secretive way CEO Ken Graham was terminated in...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Another Voter, on Apr 5, 2011 at 11:42 am | 3 comments | 4293 Views

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Who’s City Is It Anyway???

There is a project proposal at the N.E. corner of Sonia Way and Castro Streets which all property owners should be aware...

Original post made by Ogaz Family on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by Loretta Merry, on Apr 25, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2492 Views

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Microsoft co-founder to speak at Computer History Museum

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen will talk about his new memoir at 7 p.m. Monday, April 25, at the Computer History Museum...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by gcoladon, on Apr 26, 2011 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments | 3068 Views

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Mountain View to share dispatch system with Palo Alto, Los Altos

While other Peninsula cities are preparing to merge or outsource their public-safety departments, Mountain View, Palo Alto...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by A Cow Tent, on May 3, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 2939 Views

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Another roadblock for Hangar One?

As if it won't be disheartening enough to see Moffett Field's historic Hangar One reduced to a bare skeletal frame this year,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Truth, on May 11, 2011 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 2839 Views

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Board affirms superintendent choice with unanimous vote

The Menlo Park City School District board unanimously approved a three-year contract Tuesday night that will install Maurice...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on May 12, 2011 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 3944 Views

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KMVT executive director announces retirement

Local television station KMVT will soon bid farewell to Executive Director Brian Szabo after six years at the station. Read...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by lindaloo, on May 13, 2011 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 3072 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town

How about them Sharks? This week we asked people on Castro Street about how they thought the San Jose Sharks hockey team...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Duke, on May 23, 2011 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 2702 Views

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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 | 2922 Views

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New law requires carbon monoxide detectors in homes

Cal Fire officials are reminding the public that starting today, July 1, state law requires carbon monoxide detectors to...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 7, 2011 at 2:23 am | 3 comments | 2823 Views

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'I'm happy -- lucky -- alive,' instructor says after crash

A small airplane made an emergency crash landing in the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve near East Palo Alto this morning....

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by bkengland, on Aug 25, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 3 comments | 2537 Views

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Life under the big top

Heidi Scott, a Mountain View software engineer, joined her family as well as animal trainer Tabayara Maluenda, the Brothers...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by pcuvie, on Aug 30, 2011 at 7:35 pm | 3 comments | 3993 Views

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Review: A sweet but spiceless 'Sense'

In spite of a talented cast and attractive production values, TheatreWorks' production of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:17 am | 3 comments | 5242 Views

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School district wants to buy day-care site

The Palo Alto Unified School District has formally declared it wants to buy a 2.65-acre parcel on San Antonio Road. The purpose...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 12, 2011 at 9:13 am | 3 comments | 2694 Views

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400 miles per gallon, in a plane

Just before soaring like a graceful bird over a mesmerized crowd at Moffett Field on Monday, a Slovenian-built electric plane...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 11, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 2534 Views

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MV Reads Together goes green

Mountain View Reads Together is going all out this year. Not only are participants asked to read Bill McKibben's book, "Eaarth,"...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Nov 1, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 3 comments | 2693 Views

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Council dumps Palo Alto animal control service

Mountain View decided to break off its 18-year relationship with Palo Alto Animal Services on Tuesday night, with City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Nov 5, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 2688 Views

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Gordon to hold high-speed-rail meeting in Palo Alto

California's controversial and increasingly expensive high-speed-rail system will be the subject of a public hearing hosted...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by jusme, on Nov 8, 2011 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 2520 Views

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Move gas pipe from under school?

Officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District would like to see PG&E remove both gas lines running beneath Crittenden...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 10, 2011 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 2598 Views

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Will council give businesses more time to move?

In a quiet corner of Silicon Valley you can find an original Heidelberg press, a marvel from the heyday of mechanical engineering,...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Julie Stanford, on Jan 5, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 3 comments | 2991 Views
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