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South Bay area code overlay starts in October

Starting in mid-October, anyone calling the South Bay from a phone with a 408 area code will be required to do something...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Ted, on Sep 11, 2012 at 9:21 am | 3 comments | 3247 Views

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Council OKs townhouses without park space

A last-ditch effort failed to add park space to an isolated townhouse development before the City Council approved the 70-unit...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 17, 2012 at 9:07 pm | 3 comments | 2877 Views

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PG&E to meet with residents over plan to strip backyards

Residents of San Lucas Avenue have been successful in getting PG&E to meet with them as a group to discuss the utility company's...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Larry Medina, on Sep 27, 2012 at 10:20 am | 3 comments | 2560 Views

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Preliminary hearing set for Pumar

Matthew Pumar, the Mountain View driver accused of hitting and killing a man who was waiting for the bus, is set to appear...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Chick-fil-haay!!!, on Oct 30, 2012 at 9:17 am | 3 comments | 2157 Views

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Couple snatches liquor, grazes clerk with getaway car

Police are on the lookout for a man and woman who allegedly clipped a local liquor store clerk with their car Thursday after...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by einrich, on Nov 7, 2012 at 9:45 am | 3 comments | 2750 Views

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NASA Ames scientist flooded with doomsday questions

On his web page, "Ask an Astrobiologist," local NASA scientist David Morrison has received over 5,000 questions about the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Geppetto, on Dec 21, 2012 at 6:34 am | 3 comments | 2450 Views

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Pumar to go to trial

Matthew Pumar, the driver accused of hitting and killing a local man, William Ware, last June will stand trial on the charge...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 2652 Views

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Grocery store punching victim says she was attacked

A woman identifying herself as the victim of a violent attack inside a Mountain View supermarket has come forward to "set...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by chuck mangione, on Feb 1, 2013 at 9:30 am | 3 comments | 2311 Views

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Teens name center "The View"

Teens on the city's Youth Advisory Committee got their way on Tuesday when the City Council voted to approve their favored...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Mar 5, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 3 comments | 3625 Views

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Neighbors express fears over toxic plume

In a meeting with residents of Mountain View's Wagon Wheel neighborhood on Sunday, EPA officials addressed fears about the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 12, 2013 at 12:12 am | 3 comments | 6039 Views

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Tesla delays electric SUV, speeds government loan payment

In February of last year, Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors said it would begin production on it newest line of all-electric vehicles,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Mar 13, 2013 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 3996 Views

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Would-be robber thwarted when clerk flees

A local convenience store clerk thwarted an attempted armed robber by running away, according to a police report. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 20, 2013 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 2611 Views

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Legal demand shuts down Edgewood Eats

An attorney's letter citing several City of Palo Alto ordinances has shut down the popular food-truck event Edgewood Eats. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by USA, on Apr 4, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 3 comments | 3073 Views

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'Electronic Nose' developed at NASA Ames

If you've ever been curious to know what toxics are in the air you breathe, NASA Ames is developing an app for you. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by svetozar.katuscak@gmail.com, on Nov 26, 2013 at 9:17 am | 3 comments | 8068 Views

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Legal action forces toxic clean up in Permanente Creek

After being sued by the Sierra Club for dumping toxics from its mining operations into the upper reaches of Permanante Creek,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by rain, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 3 comments | 4670 Views

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Assemblyman seeking summer interns

State Assemblyman Richard Gordon is accepting applications from high school and college students for part-time summer internships....

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Oct 11, 2013 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 2726 Views

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Obama visits Palo Alto to raise funds for Dems

President Obama visited Palo Alto Thursday night to attend two fundraisers benefiting the Democratic Senatorial Campaign...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 11, 2013 at 11:50 am | 3 comments | 2682 Views

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SFO plane crash kills two, dozens injured

A Boeing 777 aircraft crashed on the runway at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday morning, killing at least...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jul 8, 2013 at 11:05 am | 3 comments | 2531 Views

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Palo Alto man dies in Tahoe plane crash

A Palo Alto pilot was killed and his wife was injured after their private plane crashed in a wooded area in South Lake Tahoe...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 23, 2013 at 6:10 pm | 3 comments | 3220 Views

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Memorial named for fallen Marine

Although he is sure his son, who was very humble, wouldn't have wanted the fanfare, Pete Manoukian said he and his family...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by Milano Family..Stephanie's, on Aug 9, 2013 at 8:41 pm | 3 comments | 3800 Views
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