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Meeting on Immigrant House, Stieper Park design

Residents are being asked to weigh in on the design for an unusual new park with a demonstration garden and historic home...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by Stieper Park?, 3 hours ago | 1 comment | 222 Views

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Sheriff wins OK of cell-phone tracker

The Santa Clara County sheriff and a member of the Board of Supervisors clashed Tuesday before the board approved the purchase...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by True, on Feb 28, 2015 at 11:29 am | 10 comments | 1494 Views

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MV man accused of torture, sex abuse to stand trial

A Mountain View man who allegedly tortured and beat his girlfriend's teenage brother for months will stand trial on four...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Maher, on Feb 27, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 8 comments | 2293 Views

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LinkedIn and Google to submit big office plans

In what has been described as a "beauty contest" between the world's hottest tech companies and real estate developers, Google,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Feb 27, 2015 at 11:19 am | 12 comments | 3343 Views

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Woman dies after train strikes car in Menlo Park

A woman in her 30s died Monday night from injuries sustained when her silver Acura SUV was struck by a southbound train at...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by car, on Feb 25, 2015 at 7:45 pm | 8 comments | 2257 Views

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MV burglary suspect nabbed

Menlo Park Police arrested a man in connection to a string of commercial burglaries in Mountain View and other local cities,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by vkmo, on Feb 25, 2015 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1616 Views

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El Camino bus lanes win praise from public, concern from council

After hearing from a dozen supporters on Tuesday night, the Mountain View City Council continued to lean against allowing...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by VTA PR, on Feb 25, 2015 at 7:06 am | 185 comments | 4504 Views

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Palo Alto VA positions itself within national scandal

In light of the recent scandal involving false record-keeping and long wait lists at VA hospitals in other parts of the country,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by IAM13, on Feb 17, 2015 at 7:33 pm | 7 comments | 3396 Views

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New council allows non-citizens to be advisors

On Tuesday night the City Council voted to create advisory bodies that are more reflective of the city's population by allowing...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 17, 2015 at 3:15 am | 7 comments | 1686 Views

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Council reverses course on North Bayshore housing

Mountain View's City Council on Tuesday night responded in a significant way to the need for more housing in the city, a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by IG, on Feb 15, 2015 at 11:55 am | 24 comments | 4916 Views

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Hospital's expansion plans trigger traffic concerns

The growing Bay Area population is putting the squeeze on El Camino Hospital, maxing out parking and pushing maternity and...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2015
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 14, 2015 at 9:28 am | 17 comments | 3708 Views

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President Obama to sign executive order on cybersecurity at Stanford

President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak this morning at Stanford University for a summit on cybersecurity. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Almost healed from past damage, on Feb 14, 2015 at 6:03 am | 3 comments | 1535 Views

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Weekend storm boosts Bay Area rainfall totals to normal

Seasonal rain totals in the Bay Area are back to normal after the weekend rain and windstorm, National Weather Service officials...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by DC, on Feb 13, 2015 at 8:52 am | 8 comments | 2551 Views

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Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at Stanford

President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity policy....

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Feb 10, 2015 at 9:23 pm | 11 comments | 3046 Views

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Report highlights Silicon Valley's uneven prosperity

Fueled by a sizzling tech sector, strong population growth and low unemployment, the Silicon Valley economy has grown rapidly...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by You get paid what u are worth, on Feb 9, 2015 at 11:52 am | 2 comments | 3493 Views

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Caring for the caregivers

Caregivers who need to stretch their legs and talk about their challenges have a new outlet. The Meet and Move program, founded...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Help forAlz, on Feb 8, 2015 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2329 Views

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North County gets new center for domestic-violence services

A domestic-violence services center for women in affluent communities is now headquartered in Palo Alto. Women/SV, formerly...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Deb Member, on Feb 6, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 2 comments | 2801 Views

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Council puts North Bayshore housing back on the table

At a meeting tonight, the City Council is expected to discuss the possible development a new neighborhood around Google headquarters....

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 4, 2015 at 3:17 pm | 15 comments | 2500 Views

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Students protest international racism, war crimes

Students who marched in December to protest police killings of unarmed black men took to the streets again Wednesday evening,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Another point of View, on Feb 1, 2015 at 11:22 am | 38 comments | 4040 Views

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Council seeks to develop downtown parking lots

In the City Council's first substantial public discussion since three new members took office Jan. 6, members said they wanted...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jan 31, 2015 at 11:49 pm | 24 comments | 3810 Views
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