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AROUND TOWN

Old Mountain View

The streets that crisscross the Old Mountain View neighborhood and nearby downtown were first carved nearly 150 years ago...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by Stephanie Puckett, on Oct 30, 2009 at 2:15 am | 2 comments | 2236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature: Mountain View's medical marijuana scene

Despite past failures, advocates are again approaching Mountain View officials with requests to open medical marijuana dispensaries...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by James, on Aug 6, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 8 comments | 2236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ringing in history: Historian collects bells of all sorts

Palo Alto Historian Steve Staiger clanged the old bell in his garden. He jerked the pull on a series of four mini bells that...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by architect, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 2236 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to get $663K in federal stimulus funds

Palo Alto will get $663,000 in federal energy efficiency funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Rep. Anna...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by A Former employee, on Mar 27, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 14 comments | 2235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Banking on a turnaround

As Bank of America assumes ownership of the second largest newspaper company in the nation, what does the future hold for...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Jan 27, 2010 at 1:38 am | 7 comments | 2235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Finals after Winter break

I have watched my 2 kids spending winter break on doing projects that are due the first Friday after the break, and trying...

Original post made by Gail on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Jan 12, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 2235 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Gunn building threatened by budget cuts

A planned, new industrial arts building at Gunn High School may be delayed because of cuts in the state budget, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 26, 2009 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 2235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen stabbed during fight in Mountain View

A 16-year-old Mountain View resident was stabbed Monday evening in a possibly gang-related fight on the 100 block of N. Rengstorff...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 20, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 2235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Green-vested man robs Luther Savings bank

A man wearing a lime-green reflective vest vaulted over a counter at Luther Burbank Savings in Palo Alto at 2:05 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by any member, on Aug 28, 2010 at 1:46 am | 10 comments | 2235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty to smashing church windows

A San Jose man who allegedly smashed windows at three East Palo Alto churches because he wanted to use the bathroom has pleaded...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Jan 30, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 comments | 2235 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women hoping to make one more road trip

Chiney Ogwumike scored 29 points and grabbed 15 rebounds while fellow senior Mikaela Ruef also recorded a double-double with...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 31, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 2235 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama may NOT be eligible for the office

Legal action filed on behalf Dr. Alan Keyes, to prevent California Secretary of State Debra Bowen from certifying Electors,...

Original post made by Not in my name on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Nov 28, 2008 at 10:35 am | 17 comments | 2235 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public invited to 'Meet the Chief' in Palo Alto

The Palo Alto Police Department is inviting the public to "Meet the Chief" on Wednesday, July 21, at Juana Briones Park. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Confused, on Jul 20, 2010 at 10:33 am | 8 comments | 2235 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

have Californians abandoned Christian politics?

Christian rights groups held a rally at the state capitol in Sacramento today. They planned on 100,000 people showing up...

Original post made by Sacramento rally on Sep. 4, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:24 pm | 17 comments | 2235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Los Altos police seek man who approached child

Police in Los Altos are looking for a man who reportedly approached a boy outside his house Tuesday before the child retreated...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by jack, on Apr 3, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Politics, Pulpit and Tax-Exempt Status

I have tried to attend 6 different Churches in the last 8 years, leaving every one of them once politics hits the pulpit...It...

Original post made by Fed Up, again on Aug. 8, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:35 pm | 14 comments | 2235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local library subscribes to novel music idea

For card-carrying members of the Palo Alto City Library, book and movie checkouts last for weeks but music downloads last...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by casey, on Sep 2, 2014 at 10:42 am | 6 comments | 2235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police search for suspect in Redwood City armed robberies

Police released a photo Wednesday of a man believed to be connected to as many as five armed robberies at businesses in North...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 16, 2012 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 2234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In wake of recent crimes, Palo Alto police may consider public surveillance

The Jan. 23 home-invasion robbery of an elderly Palo Alto couple was the flashpoint for a public meeting that focused on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Diff'rent Strokes, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 2234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Finals before break?' is the wrong question...

I have been waiting for the calender discussion about finals before or after break to turn to the issue of, 'Why do we even...

Original post made by district teacher on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Concerned parents, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 2234 Views
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