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ELECTIONS

King withdraws from county supervisor race

Former Saratoga Mayor Kathleen King has withdrawn from the race for Liz Kniss' seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Grammar Nazi, on Feb 2, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 1524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Temple's Obon fest celebrates family

The thrumming of Japanese taiko drums reverberated through the air during a recent practice at the Mountain View Buddhist...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Susanne, on Jul 20, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1524 Views

SPORTS

VIDEO: Two-alarm fire at Tropicana Hotel

Fire officials are investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire that swept through a vacant hotel on El Camino Real. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by JR, on Apr 30, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 6 comments | 1524 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Like it or not, you still have a homeless problem

I was sorry to learn, from the article about 86-year-old homeless resident Jess Santana, that David Mace, a former colleague,...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Dec 24, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 1523 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pot club operator says he will run for City Council

He may have lost a battle to sell medical marijuana in Mountain View, but Matt Lucero says he's been inspired to run for...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jonathan Lustig, on Jul 24, 2010 at 4:39 pm | 9 comments | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Youngest sister testifies in Carbajal case

The youngest of the three sisters who all claim their uncle, Pedro Carbajal, had sexually molested them took the stand Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by reader, on Feb 4, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 6 comments | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joke not funny to council gadfly

Self-described gadfly Don Letcher is known for his weekly, sometimes daily, accusations of sundry city misconduct to local...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 6, 2011 at 9:58 am | 5 comments | 1523 Views

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President Obama to visit Bay Area Thursday

President Barack Obama is coming to the Bay Area on Thursday for a one-day visit with business and technology leaders. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Feb 17, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 6 comments | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cities to study big trail extension

With Sunnyvale and Los Altos finally stepping up to extend the Stevens Creek Trail closer to the Stevens Creek reservoir,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Rossta, on Jul 12, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 3 comments | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar kicks in front door

Electronics, jewelry and cash were stolen from a home in the 500 block of Piazza Drive after a weak front door was apparently...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ned, on Sep 14, 2011 at 1:38 am | 11 comments | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

KMVT elects six new board members

Mountain View's community access station's board of directors elected six new board members. Val Carpenter, George Cohn,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Greg David, on Jun 18, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 2 comments | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian: Slashing higher-ed crippling California

California's already faltering economy will be further damaged by severe cuts to to higher education, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by SMG, on Sep 29, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 4 comments | 1522 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Body of local nurse found, one year later

The body of Donna Dowell, an El Camino Hospital nurse who went missing a year ago, has been found by a hiker near Calaveras...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Pamela Cutino, on Dec 17, 2009 at 8:54 pm | 3 comments | 1522 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council to vote on office project, demolition of historic house

A four-story downtown office building would overshadow a gourmet restaurant and result in the demolition of a historic home...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Doris, on Jul 10, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 12 comments | 1522 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police arrest Mountain View man for fatal April accident

Mountain View police have arrested the man accused of hitting and killing an 81-year-old local woman with his minivan. Read...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 15 comments | 1522 Views

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Cities hold workshop to help restaurants weather the recession

The cities of Mountain View, Los Altos and Cupertino are worried enough about their restaurant businesses going under that...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Sep 6, 2010 at 1:17 pm | 5 comments | 1521 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Authorities ID victim of Middlefield car crash

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the man killed last Sunday in a single-vehicle crash on W. Middlefield...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Nice, on Feb 25, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 5 comments | 1520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Start of school ushers in big changes

As students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools were busy adjusting to their new class schedules and evaluating each...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Aug 17, 2012 at 7:36 am | 2 comments | 1520 Views

RESTAURANTS

Tied House celebrates 25 years

Mountain View's Tied House, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this weekend, was at the forefront of the micro-brewing...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by hmm, on Jun 4, 2013 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1520 Views

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Man threatened with gun

A man and a juvenile were arrested on Jan. 6 after allegedly threatening a man with a metal pipe and a hand gun as he walked...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 24, 2011 at 11:02 am | 15 comments | 1519 Views
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