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The Higham family's magnificent adventure

The Highams rented out their Mountain View home and packed only what they could carry on their bicycles. Then they took off...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by kathy, on Aug 13, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 2604 Views


Report: Valley jobs decline while pay increases

Despite record unemployment rates, some sectors of Silicon Valley's high-tech economy continue to shine, according to a report...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:21 pm | 3 comments | 3023 Views


Ad hoc BMX park bulldozed by city

In the name of safety and to protect itself from lawsuits, the city took a bulldozer last week to the result of years of...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by Erik, on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 2271 Views


Why does Mountain View smell like a sewer?

It has been like this for several weeks at least. It's not just me is it? I start smelling it when I drive home from work...

Original post made by JD on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by JK, on Jul 26, 2010 at 11:21 am | 3 comments | 2259 Views


Smiling faces at 38th Art & Wine Festival

Michelle Buretz has her caricature drawn by artist John Pearson at the Art & Wine Festival in downtown Mountain View on Sunday,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Sep 19, 2009 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 2158 Views


Police: Roommate attacked with wooden sword

Police say a 79-year-old man was assaulted by his 26-year-old roommate wielding a traditional Japanese wooden sword. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jason Harden, on Sep 22, 2009 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 2288 Views


Mountain View cash rains down on recycle center

Police are hoping to return $3,200 to its rightful owner after the cash arrived in a load of recyclables from Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Him, on Sep 28, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 1876 Views


If not Eiffel, why not a Castro Tower?

Great cities often have landmarks at important intersections.  It is both an expression of the city spirit and a visual...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Oct 4, 2009 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 1926 Views


Running for the prize

Mountain View nonprofit Brute Labs was recently awarded a grant of more than $10,000 to fund the Project RUN! physical education...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2009
Last comment by Dontae, on Oct 20, 2009 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 2046 Views


Judge rules Carbajal can stand trial

A judge ruled Friday at a preliminary hearing in Santa Clara County Superior Court that there is enough evidence for Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by AreYouKidding?, on Oct 6, 2009 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 2119 Views


EDITORIAL: Energetic Stasek got things done

Even though her life was cruelly cut short on Sept. 24, former City Council member Rosemary Stasek accomplished more during...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 9, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 3 comments | 1952 Views


Runaway Virginia girl ends up at police station

A 16-year-old runaway girl from Virginia was dropped off by a truck driver at the Mountain View police station on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Oct 25, 2009 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 1960 Views


City's trail network promises to grow

The City Council has approved conceptual designs for further upgrades to Mountain View's network of trails — upgrades...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Big, on Oct 24, 2009 at 5:50 pm | 3 comments | 1929 Views


Martello's No. 2 to take over city attorney role

The City Council has unanimously picked senior assistant city attorney Jannie Quinn to temporarily take over for city attorney...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Chewbacca, on Nov 6, 2009 at 8:36 pm | 3 comments | 2264 Views


The Grant Road Open Space Fights Not Over; Please Join Our Cause!

Hi you all, Please join our cause to preserve and protect the over-century-old open space on Grant Road in Mountain View,...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by ldupre, on Nov 18, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 3 comments | 2044 Views


El Camino's new hospital 'comes alive'

After years of planning, culminating in a well-rehearsed patient and ER move from the old facility on Sunday morning, El...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by rem, on Nov 23, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 2550 Views


'Waving high the banner of Punk'

Over the years, Foothill College's KFJC, which broadcasts at 89.7 FM, has pulled hilarious publicity stunts, garnered serious...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2009
Last comment by DR D, on Nov 25, 2009 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2585 Views


City goes with high-quality affordable housing

A conceptual design for an affordable housing project on Evelyn and Franklin streets was well received in a City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by gc, on Dec 6, 2009 at 7:44 am | 3 comments | 1776 Views


Local chamber launches 'Green University'

The Mountain View Chamber of Commerce hopes its new "Green Business University" will encourage small companies to tackle...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by A community volunteer, on Dec 11, 2009 at 5:42 pm | 3 comments | 2124 Views


Did Anyone See the Police Escort on Moffett Blvd?

Did anyone else see the police escort heading from Moffett Field down Moffett Blvd and onto Southbound 101 around noon on...

Original post made by Catherine on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 19, 2009 at 3:12 pm | 3 comments | 1897 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 9,029 views

Response to Arguments Against Measure B
By Steve Levy | 19 comments | 1,546 views

Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 896 views