Thursday, December 12, 2013
Police are looking for help tracking down two men who stole tools and equipment from a workshop in the 2000 block of W. El Camino Real.Thursday, 1:44 PM | 2 comments
Google's founders have been getting an improper bargain on jet fuel at Moffett Field, according to a report released Wednesday by the NASA Inspector General. The reduced price saved the group between $3.3 million and $5.3 million since 2007.Thursday, 8:34 AM | No comments yet
Though it might stop them from meeting goals for keeping cars out of North Bayshore, a slim majority of council members are so dead-set against building a shuttle bridge over Stevens Creek that they refuse to allow even a study of its environmental impacts.Thursday, 8:26 AM | 4 comments
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The Mountain View Police Department wants locals who may be dodging the authorities because of an outstanding warrant to know that they may be able to turn themselves in this month without fear of being locked up.Wednesday, 10:00 AM | No comments yet
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Discovering that something from science fiction is real is no ordinary feat. Laurance Doyle, an astrophysicist at the SETI Institute in Mountain View, put in years of research, and now he can say that something only seen on movie screens really exists -- a planet orbiting two suns.Tuesday, 2:09 PM | 2 comments
A San Mateo man told police that he and a friend were jumped by a group of 10 or more men outside of a downtown Mountain View bar early Sunday morning.Tuesday, 1:52 PM | 6 comments
Another Winter Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday, Dec. 10, prohibiting all wood burning in the Bay Area for another 24-hour period, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.Tuesday, 10:03 AM | 18 comments
Monday, December 9, 2013
Council members decided Tuesday night not to spend a few million dollars improving access to an isolated light rail station.
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Sunday, December 8, 2013
The cold snap that has blanketed the Bay Area with freezing temperatures this week is forecast to continue for days, and the National Weather Service has issued another regional freeze warning for tonight, a forecaster said.
Sunday, 10:16 PM |
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Animal shelters in Santa Clara County have lowered their adoption fees this month as part of the annual "Home for the Holidays" program.Sunday, 10:06 PM | 3 comments
Starting to feel the holiday chaos overtake you? There's an app for that.Sunday, 9:55 PM | No comments yet
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Alto grandfather who had been detained by North Korean officials since Oct. 26, arrived home on Saturday morning.Saturday, 7:23 PM | No comments yet
Friday, December 6, 2013
Mountain View police report that a missing 68-year-old who suffers from diabetes and early-stage Alzheimer's disease was found safe Friday evening.
Friday, 8:02 PM |
Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Alto resident detained by North Korean authorities earlier this fall, has been released, the U.S. State Department announced Friday evening.
Friday, 7:31 PM |
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CNN is citing a North Korean state news agency report that Merrill Newman, the 85-year-old Palo Alto resident detained by North Korean authorities earlier this fall, has been "deported."
Friday, 6:45 PM |
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The Mountain View Day Worker Center has caught the entrepreneurial bug. Working with a group of student volunteers from Stanford University, officials from the center are planning to build a catering cooperative to serve the local community.Friday, 3:07 PM | 2 comments
The City Council on Tuesday approved a 184-unit luxury apartment project for one of the city's busiest intersections, despite outcry from neighbors who fear increased numbers of cars parking on their streets.
Friday, 10:15 AM |
In Mountain View, temperatures dipped to 32 degrees Thursday morning, breaking a 15-year record, according to the National Weather Service.Friday, 9:59 AM | 2 comments
Thursday, December 5, 2013
The local biotech firm, 23andMe, which captured the spotlight for selling DNA sequencing kits directly to consumers, was hit with a class action lawsuit less than a week after the Food and Drug Administration demanded it cease marketing of its flagship product.Thursday, 1:01 PM | 10 comments
After a court dispute with an affordable housing developer over relocation expenses, Taqueria La Bamba is being evicted this week from its longtime location at 2058 Old Middlefield Way.Thursday, 11:09 AM | 25 comments
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Bay Area residents should keep those coats and gloves handy for the next week at least, as temperatures are likely to dip even further and remain chilly through next Wednesday, a National Weather Service forecaster said today.Wednesday, 3:39 PM | No comments yet
Climate change, budget sequestration, life on other planets and the geology of Mars are among the things on the mind of NASA's new chief scientist, Dr. Ellen Stofan, who made a visit to NASA Ames Research Center last week.Wednesday, 9:06 AM | 4 comments
The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning over the next few days as conditions are expected to be frostier than usual.
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Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Three men carrying handguns robbed customers and employees at a local fast food restaurant yesterday evening.Tuesday, 2:29 PM | 20 comments
Just two days before the Thanksgiving break, Mountain View High School students took some time out of their normal schedules to learn about the multitude of career opportunities available in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.Tuesday, 10:20 AM | 4 comments
Monday, December 2, 2013
In a room at the Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View, a dozen students are hard at work drawing comics.Monday, 2:38 PM | 1 comment
A resident of a Mountain View mobile home park died after a fire tore through the structure just after midnight on Dec. 2.Monday, 1:20 PM | 2 comments
Higher-than-normal temperatures over Thanksgiving Day will end this week as a cold snap heading for the Bay Area is expected to blanket the region by mid-week, according to the National Weather Service.Monday, 10:51 AM | 1 comment
Friday, November 29, 2013
North Korea said Saturday that it had arrested 85-year-old Palo Alto resident Merrill Newman for "hostile acts" against the country during the Korean War. It was the first time the country publicly acknowledged that Newman had been detained since he was reportedly arrested as he tried to leave the country on Oct. 26.Friday, 11:02 PM | 5 comments
The stars of a local art show have been thinking about changing the world -- and acting on it, too.Friday, 9:18 PM | No comments yet
With less than a month to go until Christmas, local retailers are looking forward to increasing sales as they close out 2013, a year which saw sales increase over previous years.Friday, 10:23 AM | No comments yet
Smitten Ice Cream on its way to Los Altos Whole Foods
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