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Actor Harrison Ford pays a visit to Palo Alto

There was no bullwhip and no rakish fedora when Hollywood icon Harrison Ford came to Palo Alto Friday. Instead the actor...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by reader, on Oct 18, 2010 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 2989 Views

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El Super Mercado robbed at gunpoint

On Wednesday night, two men wielding handguns robbed El Super Mercado grocery store on Moffett Boulevard. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by BD, on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 4 comments | 2841 Views

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Sutter Health cuts medical foundation staff

Fifty-three positions have been eliminated at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF), the organization announced Wednesday....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by frustrated, on Dec 2, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 4 comments | 3782 Views

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Supes scrap Peninsula toll proposal

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors, acting as the city's transportation authority, voted 9-2 Tuesday to scrap a controversial...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by "JUST THINK ABOUT IT", on Dec 16, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 2741 Views

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2011 looks brighter for El Camino

Officials at El Camino Hospital have "guarded optimism" that the coming year will be better than the last. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Trend Setter, on Jan 13, 2011 at 7:49 pm | 4 comments | 2421 Views

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President dines in Woodside Thursday night

President Barack Obama waves from the back seat of a Chevy Suburban on his way to a dinner with high-tech executives in Woodside...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Feb 20, 2011 at 1:06 am | 4 comments | 2944 Views

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Navy agrees to clean up Moffett TCE fumes

Resolving a dispute with the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Navy has agreed to take responsibility for...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bobby, on Feb 25, 2011 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 9765 Views

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Bay Area gas prices continue to climb

As California's average gas prices become the nation's highest, Bay Area motorists will be paying an average of 48 cents...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Kristine, on May 2, 2011 at 9:42 am | 4 comments | 3013 Views

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Remembering the Duvenecks event

Frank and Josephine Duveneck, Los Altos philanthropists and environmentalists, are the subject of a panel discussion titled,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Daniel Robinson , on Mar 17, 2011 at 5:51 am | 4 comments | 2505 Views

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Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling....

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Mar 17, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 4 comments | 2685 Views

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Council faces another budget challenge

With ongoing employee expenses expected to jump $3.2 million next year, and the outlook for more of the same in the years...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Average Joe, on Mar 18, 2011 at 6:12 pm | 4 comments | 2577 Views

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City to strengthen 'green' building code

Homeowners, contractors, developers and environmentalists, take note: Mountain View's building code is about to get a bit...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Ann Schneider, on Apr 1, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 4 comments | 2784 Views

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Nobel winner dies of apparent heart attack

Dr. Baruch "Barry" Blumberg, a Nobel Prize winner, died of an apparent heart attack at NASA Ames Research Center at Moffett...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Voice_Vigilante, on Apr 9, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 4 comments | 2934 Views

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Council considers major new goals, projects

The City Council looked at a slew of new goals and city projects in a study session Tuesday, April 19, including a re-examination...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by M. G., on Apr 25, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 4 comments | 3302 Views

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Home burglarized during vacation

A Mountain View family recently returned from vacation to find their home had been broken into, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on May 7, 2011 at 11:15 pm | 4 comments | 2443 Views

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PG&E finds no leaks in Mountain View gas line

PG&E workers found no leaks in 1.5 miles of gas pipeline subjected to eight hours of pressure testing in Mountain View on...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by fancydev2010, on May 11, 2011 at 10:10 pm | 4 comments | 2710 Views

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El Camino employees defend Graham

Two El Camino Hospital employees recently collected more than 250 signatures on a petition calling for Chief Executive Officer...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Digger, on May 13, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 4 comments | 4466 Views

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Kaiser celebrates 20 years on Castro Street

Kaiser Permanente's Mountain View Medical Office is celebrating 20 years of medical service at its Castro Street location. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on May 17, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 4 comments | 2837 Views

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Healthcare reform: quality, not quantity

Are El Camino Hospital's patients happy with their care? In anticipation of the unrolling of the Obama Administration's healthcare...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by gcoladon, on May 23, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 4 comments | 3304 Views

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New program helps residents track energy use

A new service from the city is aiming to cut energy usage by making it clear to residents how they can save energy –...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Alil Miffed, on May 25, 2011 at 9:20 am | 4 comments | 2861 Views
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