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Palo Alto family dies in crash in British Columbia

A Palo Alto family of four was killed on a Canadian highway Friday afternoon when their camper van collided head-on with...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by MVneighbor, on Jul 26, 2011 at 11:31 pm | 2 comments | 3786 Views

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Mountain View's anti-smoking efforts get an 'A'

For the second year in a row, a local coalition has awarded Mountain View its highest marks in tobacco-control efforts among...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Proof, on Feb 2, 2013 at 11:30 pm | 13 comments | 7140 Views

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Fire at Arastradero Preserve being investigated

A grass fire that burned two acres at Pearson Arastradero Preserve Thursday afternoon (July 28) is being investigated by...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 29, 2011 at 11:37 pm | 1 comment | 2723 Views

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Math made easy

Can a hedge-fund guy find fame, fortune and fulfillment as a social entrepreneur? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7060...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by sandy, on Jul 31, 2011 at 1:20 am | 1 comment | 2618 Views

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Rail exec's resignation prompts call for reform

The resignation Thursday of a California High-Speed Rail Authority executive, Jeffrey Barker, has led a Palo Alto watchdog...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Christine, on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 3166 Views

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Valley entrepreneurs share job-creation ideas

To create jobs America must welcome entrepreneurial immigrants, transform education and get more students to choose engineering,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:00 am | 8 comments | 3666 Views

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Smaller flood basin for Cuesta Annex?

A close look at the way water drains off the hills into Permanente Creek has revealed 300 acres that do not drain into the...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 5, 2011 at 7:21 pm | 11 comments | 3829 Views

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MV tops in anti-tobacco efforts

For the second year in a row, a local coalition has awarded Mountain View its highest marks in tobacco-control efforts among...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Sana Pulmon, on Aug 10, 2011 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2579 Views

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Petitioners rally to save Hangar One

Signing their names and writing notes on a petition, hundreds of people around the country are making it clear that Hangar...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by francesca, on Aug 12, 2011 at 2:29 am | 1 comment | 2548 Views

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Another necklace-snatching victim comes forward

Another victim has come forward, claiming she was also robbed of jewelry by a Mountain View man arrested Aug. 6 and charged...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 2795 Views

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A respite for the poor makes way for offices

The Pacific Euro Hotel is not the sort of place most people would want to stay. The smell of cigarette smoke permeates the...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Aug 22, 2011 at 12:12 pm | 14 comments | 3077 Views

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Cold case cracked: three arrested in 2004 gang murder

A new investigation into the 2004 shooting death of 17-year-old Alejandro "Alex" Fernandez has led to the arrest of two main...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by S Tyler, on Aug 30, 2011 at 9:46 am | 76 comments | 10706 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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Steve Jobs resigns as CEO of Apple

Apple CEO Steve Jobs on Wednesday submitted his resignation to the company's board, saying he could no longer meet his "duties...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Aug 26, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 10 comments | 2632 Views

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Local senior day care center braces for Medi-Cal cuts

About one-third of the elderly and frail people who rely on a local adult day health care service may soon be forced out...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:03 am | 2 comments | 2924 Views

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Hospital selects new chief

El Camino Hospital announced Friday that it has a new president and chief executive officer. Tomi Ryba will take the helm...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Greg Nelson, on Sep 3, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 11 comments | 4444 Views

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Plan for 'blended' rail system gains steam

A proposal by three lawmakers to blend high-speed rail and Caltrain on the Peninsula received a boost Friday when a panel...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Sep 6, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 12 comments | 3563 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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Planning a 9/11 remembrance?

Is your church or organization planning a special remembrance on the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001? Do you wish to share...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:20 am | 1 comment | 2645 Views
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