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Feature story: Passionate about politics

As Nov. 6 nears, out-of-state volunteers are flocking to "battleground states" -- namely Colorado, Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Nov 5, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 2659 Views


Wings over Shoreline

This trio of Canada geese wing their way across cloud-dappled skies over Shoreline Park on a crisp autumn afternoon. Despite...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Nov 8, 2012 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 1906 Views


No injuries in morning house fire

Firefighters in Mountain View quickly extinguished a two-alarm residential fire early this morning. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Spellcheck, on Nov 12, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 1346 Views


VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Sandy and Climate Change

Do you think Superstorm Sandy was the result of climate change? Read the full story here

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 12, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 1331 Views


City's data tapped to reduce bike, pedestrian injuries

City officials are launching a data-driven effort to reduce deaths and injuries on Mountain View's streets, examining where...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 14, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 2 comments | 1491 Views


Bus lanes back on the table

The possibility of a light rail-like bus system and new bike lanes on El Camino Real are still on the table for Mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 1758 Views


Consultants justify big housing fee increases

In a city soon to be flooded with building proposals from Google and Intuit, council members said Tuesday that commercial...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by BC, on Nov 18, 2012 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 2048 Views


Free turkey dinners for Thanksgiving

Mountain View's downtown turkey day tradition continues. Ristorante Don Giovanni at 235 Castro St. will hold its 23rd annual...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Twinkies, on Nov 21, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 3985 Views


Man pleads 'no contest' for burglarizing Steve Jobs' home

The Alameda man arrested in August for allegedly burglarizing the Palo Alto home of Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs pleaded...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 1, 2012 at 8:28 am | 2 comments | 1806 Views


Cuesta Annex cut from flood project

A Permanente Creek flood protection project was approved Nov. 20 by the Santa Clara Valley Water District without the controversial...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Budget Watcher, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2129 Views


Fresh Choice Gone - great site for Chik Fil A

Since Fresh Choice has sadly gone the way of the dinosaur, the empty spot would make a great choice for Chik Fil A - very...

Original post made by PV Resident on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by kristine, on Jan 12, 2013 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1989 Views


Local teens, kids perform in Nutcracker

Children and teens from Mountain View and surrounding communities are performing in Western Ballet's Nutcracker this weekend...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 9, 2012 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 3292 Views


Adding sparkle to the season

The holidays got into full swing in downtown Mountain View on Monday night, as the city held its annual Community Tree Lighting...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by to AC, on Dec 8, 2012 at 8:46 am | 2 comments | 2806 Views


Woman sentenced for embezzlement

A Mountain View woman who pleaded no contest to embezzling $350,000 from a Redwood City construction company was sentenced...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by sean, on Dec 14, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 1947 Views


Council delays vote on McKelvey flood basin

The City Council delayed approval of a plan to turn McKelvey Park's baseball fields into a flood basin after examining several...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 17, 2012 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 1448 Views


Zuckerberg donates a fortune to local foundation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced today, Dec. 18, that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Chris Torres, on Dec 18, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 1613 Views


Want to adopt a pet? 'Shelters First' offers deal through December

For those interested in a pet, the six animal shelters in the Silicon Valley are holding an adoption special this month....

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Dog Lover, on Dec 19, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 1741 Views


A new place to hack

Members gathered last weekend to paint the walls at Hacker Dojo's new space. The Dojo, a shared office and event space for...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Yes!, on Dec 20, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1652 Views


Storms bringing rain, flooding, high surf warnings to Bay Area

Rain has closed roads and prompted urban flood warnings today, and weather forecasters say it's likely to get worse this...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Hip Waders, on Dec 24, 2012 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 21321 Views


Today: Another 'Spare the Air' day

A second Spare the Air Day has been called for today (Jan. 2), banning the burning of wood and solid fuel, according to the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by James Thurber, on Jan 2, 2013 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 1848 Views
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Mademoiselle Colette, now open in downtown Menlo Park
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The Big Four - Part one
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