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Millions more considered at risk under new blood pressure guidelines

High blood pressure is one of the most prevalent health problems in the United States, and it now affects nearly half of adults in the country, thanks to sweeping changes to what constitutes hypertension announced by the American Heart Association last month. Read the full story here Web Link poste

MOUNTAIN VIEW VOICE - 2017-12-15 23:59:59

Top Latke - Part 2

Boy did we Food Party! this week at the Latke Chef competition. What an event! Four teams competed for Top Latke. Ruah Hamacabim from Palo Alto (all the women were from France and England). Ingredients given were slim: oil, salt, pepper and egg. Teams could shop for any type of potato, fruit or

MOUNTAIN VIEW VOICE - 2017-12-15 23:59:59

Fans worry losing track-and-field range could leave a big hole

Olympic hammer throwers find home at Moffett's toxic site Hammer thrower Sophie Hitchon practices at Moffett Field in early December. Photo by Michelle Le Between preserving Hangar One, the massive Ames Arc Jet Complex or a fleet of vintage aircraft, Moffett Field has myriad landmarks deserving some

MOUNTAIN VIEW VOICE - 2017-12-15 20:25:00

County's effort to provide shelter beds runs into difficulty

Santa Clara County is searching for new ways to open up more temporary shelters, safe parking programs and other short-term means of housing some of the thousands of county homeless residents, citing a slow start to the effort and setbacks in both San Jose and Mountain View over the last 10 months.

MOUNTAIN VIEW VOICE - 2017-12-15 16:39:00

The best for 'Last'

Setting aside for the moment the spaceships and lightsabers and critters, "Star Wars" has always been about a few core ideas: the clash of evil empire and mobilized do-gooders; the existence of a power greater than ourselves; the wars within and without ourselves; and love and family. George Lucas'

MOUNTAIN VIEW VOICE - 2017-12-15 16:28:00

Mountain View firefighters battle Thomas Fire

Ten Mountain View firefighters are battling major fires in Southern California that have burned through hundreds of thousands of acres and remain out of control, destroying hundreds of homes and prompting mandatory evacuations across Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. The Thomas Fire, the largest


Mountain View police dog laps up 'Pup-accino'

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Police dog Zeus took a break from sniffing out drugs on Thursday around Santa Clara County to enjoy a well-deserved treat, which ended up getting smeared all over his wet nose. The Mountain View Police Department Labrador received a special "Pup-accino" from a local Starbucks


Three arrested, one more wanted, in year-old fatal gas station shooting

SAN JOSE - Two men and woman have been arrested and another man remains at large for the fatal shooting of a San Jose teenager in December 2016. Police this week charged San Jose residents Angel SantaCruz, 24, and Jose Alcantar, 21, with murder, and Alicia Vallejo, 40, with accessory after the fact.

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-12-16 02:27:54

Modest tax increases forecast for 2018

WILMINGTON - The Wilmington Board of Sel-ectmen conducted a public hearing with Principal Assessor Karen Rassias on property taxes for Fis-cal Year 2018 at their meeting on Nov. 27. Upon conclusion of this hearing, the board unanimously voted to significantly shift the town's tax burden away from re

HOMENEWSHERE.COM - 2017-12-16 20:00:00

Northeast Gets Go-Ahead For New School

Discussion has turned into reality and that's good news for future Northeast students. Superintendent David DiBarri Dr. Carla Scuzzarella, Principal Jay Picone, Director of Finance Deborah Davis, School Committee Chair, Woburn Judith Dyment, School Committee Vice-Chairman, North Reading Larry Means

PATCH - 2017-12-16 17:42:58

Success Continues At the Old-Fashioned Hardware Store

Kevin Ryan didn't celebrate his store's 90th birthday. There were no 50 percent off sales or balloons hanging from 654 Main Street. It's not that Kevin and his son Andrew don't take pride in their store's success. They do. But celebrations don't lead to retail success in 2017. Fells True Value Hardw

PATCH - 2017-12-16 15:37:52

ShopTalks@SDM- Your Home WiFi: Any questions?

One of the most popular questions we get asked at SDM: Why is my wifi so slow? For the two decades that the internet has been in our lives, despite all the changes and technology improvements, one constant has remained: pokey connections. Frustration quickly sets in when pages won't load, videos buf

PATCH - 2017-12-16 16:42:56

Masked, hooded crook brandishes gun during robbery

Wearing a ski mask, sunglasses and a hooded jacket, a brazen thief waved a gun as he demanded money from a bank in Melrose on Friday evening. The crime took place just after 4:30 tonight at the Melrose Bank at 638 Main Street in Melrose, police said. Officers said the hooded man pulled out his weapo

WCVB - 2017-12-16 03:29:00

Police mourn beloved K-9, Geox

TEWKSBURY - Police Officer Al Piccolo was by his four-legged partner's side right through until the end. Geox, Piccolo's K-9 partner, died unexpectedly Monday after veterinarians discovered an inoperable cancer on his spine, police said in a Thursday press release. The dog served Tewksbury as a po

LOWELL SUN - 2017-12-16 13:48:29

Gabriella Snyder singing Celtic/Ancient Christmas Songs

Christmas and winter songs performed by Gabriella Snyder with a special appearance by author Jason M. Rubin. Snyder will sing selections from her CD "Ancient Christmas - Songs & Carols." This CD showcases many rarely-heard carols from the Appalachian mountains, the native American Huron tribe, Ir

PATCH - 2017-12-16 13:36:04

Restaurant Filling Hilltop's Shoes

"Sioux City, Party of 110!" Sorry, we can't write a Hilltop story without hearkening back to the glory days. And if 110 sounds a bit much, it's not: AvalonBay has initiated a process that would result in 110 Grill opening a restaurant at the site of the old Hilltop, according to multiple reports. A

PATCH - 2017-12-16 21:16:44

Beaverton business leader resigns from chamber board amid sexual harassment allegations

The "#Me Too" movement has reached the city of Beaverton. Prominent businessman Jerry Jones Jr. has resigned from the Beaverton Chamber of Commerce amid allegations of sexual misconduct and harassment. Jones is well known in the Beaverton business community - namely, in construction. According to Jo

KPTV.COM - 2017-12-15 03:58:00

Beaverton police searching for wanted child sex abuse suspect

Police are asking for the public's help locating a wanted child sex abuse suspect. Felipe De Jes Jimenez-Interian, 30, was last seen Nov. 29 when he walked away from the Washington County Community Corrections Center. Jimenez-Interian is facing charges of first-degree rape and multiple counts of s


Second arrest in methamphetamine distribution investigation

Vancouver, Wash. -- On December 13, 2017, the Lewis County Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team (JNET), DEA and the Safe Streets Task Force served a search warrant at the residence of Santiago Carrillo-Piz located at 9501 NE 5th Street in Vancouver Washington. During this investigation it was learned S

OREGONHERALD.COM - 2017-12-15 14:38:20

Clark County detectives investigate suspicious death at Vancouver storage facility

Authorities in Clark County are investigating the death of man discovered Friday morning at a storage facility in Vancouver. A client of East Vancouver RV & Boat Storage found the man's lifeless body in the drive thru of the Northeast 172nd Avenue facility around 7:30 a.m., the Clark County Sheriff'

OREGONIAN - 2017-12-15 20:13:42