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Police: Hang up and drive

One year after a California law came into effect banning drivers from talking on cell phones without a headset, too many...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by knowitall, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:48 am | 13 comments | 2500 Views


City pursues aggressive cap on emissions

In what environmentalists called a historic move Tuesday, Mountain View became one of the first cities in the country to...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Drew Seutter, on Nov 18, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 13 comments | 2182 Views


Kniss: Distribution of H1N1 vaccine is 'political'

Supervisor Liz Kniss bemoaned the small number of doses of the H1N1 vaccine in Santa Clara County and called their slow distribution...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Tanya Raschke, on Nov 23, 2009 at 7:34 am | 13 comments | 2203 Views


Woman fights off assault on Stevens Creek Trail

Police say a 27-year-old Mountain View woman jogging Stevens Creek Trail on Sunday afternoon fought off a sexual assault...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Stereeh, on Nov 2, 2010 at 8:09 am | 13 comments | 1807 Views


The Christmas tree conundrum

Though the city reuses its indoor Christmas tree each December, thousands of individual residents go the traditional route,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Reel-Truth, on Dec 21, 2009 at 8:52 pm | 13 comments | 2159 Views


Man robbed of over $1,000 on Terra Bella Ave.

A man leaving his office on Terra Bella Avenue was robbed at gunpoint early Wednesday morning, and the robbers made off with...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 11, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 13 comments | 1780 Views


Bay Area housing market remains slow

Despite a modest rise last month, Bay Area home sales continue to stagnate, according to the latest figures released Thursday...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Nobody, on Mar 23, 2010 at 8:16 pm | 13 comments | 1609 Views


Irate parent opposes MVLA bond

A Mountain View parent upset with the lack of school tax revenue from the city's Shoreline area is going to unusual lengths...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Apr 21, 2010 at 4:14 pm | 13 comments | 2195 Views


Local woman creates original breakfast cereal

A Mountain View woman says she has figured out how to make a breakfast cereal with the taste and texture of sweetened Cheerios...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by Keely, on Apr 22, 2010 at 10:05 am | 13 comments | 2164 Views


Someone help those poor Madrigals!

Thanks to an erupting volcano in Iceland, the Mountain View High School Madrigals have spent the past week trapped in Paris....

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 26, 2010 at 11:54 am | 13 comments | 2384 Views


City aims to close 'scofflaw' pot club

The city has filed an injunction to shut down a storefront marijuana dispensary in Mountain View known as Buddy's even as...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by Cancer-fighter, on May 15, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 13 comments | 1515 Views


All-electric car for $20,000

Armed with expertise gained from pushing electric car technology to the limit in race cars, NASA Ames-based Kleenspeed is...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by Dyceus, on Feb 14, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 13 comments | 1898 Views


Cops crack down on seatbelt scofflaws

The stakes for driving without a seatbelt are going up. Fines for not wearing your seatbelt are increasing as part of Califonia's...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jim, on May 26, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 13 comments | 1403 Views


A new era dawns for Day Worker Center

The rain coming through the roof didn't seem to dampen anyone's spirits as the Day Worker Center of Mountain View entered...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Fer, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:02 am | 13 comments | 2021 Views


Google engineer plans run for council

With Google now established as the city's largest employer, the 2010 City Council election will be the first with a Google...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Du H, on Sep 12, 2010 at 8:31 am | 13 comments | 2121 Views


Rail officials head for Washington with survey

California High-Speed Rail Authority officials are traveling to the nation's capital this week to drum up federal support...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 11, 2010 at 11:11 am | 13 comments | 1525 Views


Budget advice for Caltrain pours in

Caltrain has received hundreds of messages from members of the public about potential ways to address its budget deficit,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 13 comments | 2041 Views


Man injured in home-invasion robbery

A 72-year-old man was injured in a home-invasion robbery this morning on the 1300 block of Phyllis Avenue. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by guns for morons, on Sep 18, 2010 at 10:34 am | 13 comments | 1629 Views


Attempted homicide near Whisman Park

A local man, with the aid of a friend, was able to get himself to the hospital Saturday night after a group of teens beat...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by TrailRider, on Oct 1, 2010 at 10:51 am | 13 comments | 2244 Views


Minton's gets ready to auction off everything

Minton's Lumber and Supply, the city's oldest business, and will soon trickle away piece by piece as lumber, tools and trucks...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Marshall, on Oct 21, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 13 comments | 2324 Views
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