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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 | 2798 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 | 1939 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 | 1434 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 | 1605 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 | 1736 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 | 1646 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 | 21300 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 | 1841 Views


World Peace - Is It Possible

World Peace? You may declare, why bring this up? The answer is, world peace is everybody's responsibility. You may say,...

Original post made by Concerned Citizen on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 5, 2013 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 1191 Views


Witnesses: car that killed Ware was speeding

The driver accused of hitting and killing William Ware appeared in court Dec. 27 for a preliminary hearing. Several witnesses...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 4, 2013 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 1881 Views


Pumar to go to trial

Matthew Pumar, the driver accused of hitting and killing a local man, William Ware, last June will stand trial on the charge...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 1732 Views


John Inks in line for mayor

If all goes according to tradition, council member John Inks will be appointed mayor of Mountain View on Jan. 8, and Chris...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 9, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 3595 Views


Visions in metal

Don't call it "mixed-media." This sculpture by Ryan Carrington is screws in plywood, plain and simple as it is intricate....

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Tina, on Jan 10, 2013 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 1686 Views


Storm system from Alaska headed for Bay Area

Bay Area residents may want to bundle up, as a cold-weather system is headed this way and will linger for several days, a...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:47 pm | 2 comments | 1401 Views


Spare-the-Air day on Wednesday prohibits burning

While chilly temperatures are expected to continue Wednesday, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is issuing the...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Viejo, on Jan 16, 2013 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 4900 Views


Mavericks returns to Half Moon Bay this weekend

Surf's up this weekend off the coast of Half Moon Bay, as officials have declared Sunday game day for the Mavericks Invitational,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Mr Advice, on Jan 17, 2013 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 3230 Views


Another Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its fifth Winter Spare the Air alert for Thursday, Jan. 17, prohibiting...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Jan 22, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 1478 Views


Council narrowly approves pedestrian plan

The City Council approved Mountain View's first Pedestrian Master Plan on Tuesday. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by William Symons, on Jan 18, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 1040 Views


Fewer students are riding bus

While ridership has been reduced by almost half over the past four years, fees for bus fares may be going up in the Mountain...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Ian, on Jan 22, 2013 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 2066 Views


Tesla's Elon Musk speaks at Computer History Museum tonight

Tesla Motors CEO and PayPal co-founder Elon Musk will speak at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View tonight about...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Jan 23, 2013 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1975 Views
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