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Exiting hospital CEO gets $224K bonus

The El Camino Hospital board of directors agreed last week to give hospital President and CEO Tomi Ryba nearly a quarter-million...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Mr Right , on Sep 26, 2016 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 3052 Views

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Carbon-cutting plan approved by council

The Mountain View City Council approved a list of new actions to curb greenhouse gases, with the goal of eventually reducing...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by I_Got_mine, on Sep 28, 2016 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 2921 Views

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The Residential Parking Permit (RPP) ordiance may harm downtown merchants

The 2nd reading of the Residential Parking Permit (RPP) ordinance takes place tomorrow evening. The ordinance will allow...

Original post made by Garages-Reimagined on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Garages-Reimagined, on Oct 25, 2016 at 3:09 pm | 3 comments | 533 Views

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A hotbed for hospital innovation

In the back of the El Camino Hospital campus, clinical specialist Will Johnsen slapped on a pair of 3-D glasses and began...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2016
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 26, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 3 comments | 3722 Views

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Man arrested for selling pot near St. Francis high school

A Los Altos man was arrested earlier this month after allegedly selling marijuana to teenagers near a Mountain View high...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2016
Last comment by GD the pusher, on Nov 18, 2016 at 6:40 am | 3 comments | 4041 Views

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Federal grant aims to boost Valley's traffic-reduction efforts

An effort by Palo Alto, Mountain View and neighboring cities to get drivers to instead use trains, buses and other modes...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Dec 4, 2016 at 9:35 pm | 3 comments | 2886 Views

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A respite from the cold

More than a hundred homeless people in the northern end of Santa Clara County now have a warm, reliable place to sleep each...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by maria_yap@yahoo.com, on Dec 4, 2016 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 4660 Views

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New farmers' market baker knows art, science of bread-making

In a tiny village in central France where Portola Valley resident Fiona Strouts' parents live, the arrival of the baker and...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Best alternative for now, on Dec 2, 2016 at 5:32 am | 3 comments | 2704 Views

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Heritage Park celebrates grand opening

Set to open this weekend, Mountain View newest community park will give visitors a glimpse of the city's history as a farm...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 11, 2016 at 8:06 am | 3 comments | 4319 Views

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Couple in stolen car arrested in connection to burglaries

A couple living in a stolen vehicle with a 7-month-old baby were arrested in Mountain View early Tuesday morning in connection...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by vkmo1, on Jan 24, 2017 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 3845 Views

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Rain, heavy winds forecast for Bay Area

The rain is returning to the Bay Area later this week, with some areas receiving up to three inches, according to the National...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by anthodyd, on Jan 31, 2017 at 6:29 pm | 3 comments | 2407 Views

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Officials' private emails considered public records, state Supreme Court rules

In a victory for public access to government records, the California Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled that local...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 4, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 3 comments | 2270 Views

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Trump issues revised travel ban, revokes previous order

President Donald Trump on Monday signed a revised and scaled-down executive order banning entry to the United States by certain...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by citizen, on Mar 6, 2017 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments | 1650 Views

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Effort to retire Palo Alto sludge incinerators moves ahead

Seeking to shed Palo Alto's status as one of only two California cities that still burn their sludge, the City Council swiftly...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by That's High, on Apr 20, 2017 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 2453 Views

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SF, Peninsula officials urge feds to OK Caltrain funds

San Francisco and Peninsula elected officials on Monday called on the Trump administration to approve federal funding for...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Apr 26, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 1630 Views

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A kitchen for Hope's Corner

For over five years, a church in downtown Mountain View has been dishing out free meals to hundreds of residents who would...

Original post made on May. 9, 2017
Last comment by Really?, on May 9, 2017 at 11:28 pm | 3 comments | 2618 Views

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A march down memory lane

One of the area's under-appreciated gems, the Moffett Field Historical Society and Museum reopened after being closed for...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Kelly McCoy-Prael, on May 16, 2017 at 11:47 am | 3 comments | 2759 Views

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Facebook unveils plans for giant new development in Menlo Park

Facebook, which hit 2 billion users June 27, has announced plans for a major new office, residential and retail development...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2017
Last comment by Mtn View resident, on Jul 10, 2017 at 3:11 pm | 3 comments | 5881 Views

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Editorial: Health care proposal cruel and indefensible

The public must continue to oppose, loudly and forcefully, the Republicans' proposals to replace the current Affordable Care...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 15, 2017 at 5:30 am | 3 comments | 2023 Views

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Judge mulling over sanctuary city order suits

A federal judge said Wednesday that he is likely to keep in place a preliminary injunction issued in a pair of lawsuits filed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by @Alan, on Jul 14, 2017 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1331 Views
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