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Wood burning banned on Christmas Day

It's official: Bay Area residents will not be allowed to light fires in their fireplaces on Christmas Day. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Dox, on Dec 24, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2440 Views


DUI crackdown continues through New Year's Day

The Mountain View Police Department continues to crack down on drunken drivers. The department's annual "Avoid the 13" program...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Dec 26, 2013 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 2119 Views


Spare the Air alert today

Read the full story here posted Thursday, December 26,...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Liz, on Dec 26, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 2311 Views


Crime brief: Man with handgun reported at Cuesta Park

A concerned citizen called the police on Dec. 26 at about 6:15 reporting that he had just seen a man with a silver or chrome...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Happiness is a Warm Sweatshirt, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 3808 Views


Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast-track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Patty Jane, on Jan 1, 2014 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 6104 Views


New year, old rule: Spare the Air

The new year is starting in the Bay Area the same way the old year ended -- with a Winter Spare the Air alert banning wood...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 2, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 5782 Views


Friday: another 'Spare the Air' day

With the Bay Area experiencing a winter with some of the worst air quality in years, another "Winter Spare the Air" day...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Duke, on Jan 3, 2014 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 4105 Views


State may declare drought emergency

The state of California's water supply is in a third year of drought and is prompting state water officials to ask for a...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 9, 2014 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 4353 Views


Rugby scholarships available

The local youth rugby season is about to start, and there are still scholarships available to cover registration fees, according...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Paul Lynch , on Jan 9, 2014 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 6282 Views


Stanford studies explore potency of flu vaccines

Where flu vaccines for men are concerned, with virility comes virulence, according to a new report released by Stanford. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by Not biased against gender, on Jan 14, 2014 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 4705 Views


Palo Alto's dining renaissance

There's a generally held perception that the Peninsula dining scene is dead. But a walk through downtown Palo Alto on any...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by just me, on Jan 18, 2014 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 7195 Views


MV fix-it man hangs up tools after 50 years

John Acord didn't start out as an appliance repairman. He was working on oil rigs in Saudi Arabia for Standard Oil when he...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 21, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 3562 Views


School's Haiti club needs community's help

A student club at Los Altos High School is gearing up for trip to one of the poorest and most dangerous countries in the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by James, on Jan 23, 2014 at 6:53 am | 2 comments | 2184 Views


Los Altos Parent Preschool celebrates 60 years

Los Altos Parent Preschool (LAPP) will celebrate 60 years of educating children with a series of events in 2014, including...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Lily Li, on Jan 25, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 1887 Views


Local boogie boarder dies in Santa Cruz

A Mountain View man died in Santa Cruz on Jan. 24, after getting caught in dangerous waters between rocks and the mainland. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by jeffreyp, on Jan 28, 2014 at 8:47 am | 2 comments | 2592 Views


More local flu deaths

A total of eight people have died as a result of the H1N1 flu virus in Santa Clara County this flu season, according to a...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by SN, on Jan 28, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1589 Views


EPA reaches $3 million settlement for toxic cleanup

Nearly 30 years after circuit board manufacturer CTS Printex left Mountain View for Fremont, the company has agreed to pay...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by another resident, on Jan 29, 2014 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 4574 Views


Council struggles with plans for North Bayshore

In the first real City Council meeting of the year, members found themselves wrestling with a monstrous task — how...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by Knower, on Feb 2, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 2 comments | 4681 Views


Police dog helps cops find heroin

The Mountain View Police Department's drug sniffing dog, Zeus, helped officers locate 11 grams of heroin Friday evening. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Mr Niceo, on Feb 4, 2014 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 2862 Views


Drivers warned of rain-slicked roadways

While today's rainfall is bringing some relief to the parched Bay Area, it is also creating dangerous driving conditions,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by pedestrian, on Feb 6, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 2441 Views
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