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  1. Free Pet Adoption in Santa Clara this WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 |

    This weekend is Free Pet Adoption Weekend at The Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority. SVACA is inviting the community to help them provide new homes for many pets by adopting a new "best friend" for free.


  2. Aliens: Compared to humans, they might be giants, says cosmologistRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 |

    Alien beings just might be quite a bit larger than humans, or at least that is the conclusion drawn by one cosmologist working out of the University of Barcelona. According to his calculations, the average alien would not only be larger but, if given dimensions like a humanoid, would stand taller than the tallest man who ever lived.


  3. Tech giants to finance Obama's global warming agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 |

    The administration unveiled today a list of initiatives to combat global warming , using the resources of large tech companies to finance his global warming agenda. The new steps were created to "lessen the effects of a warming planet," even though there has been no statistical warming since 1996.


  4. Exclusive: 'Weird Al' Yankovic recalls touring with the MonkeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 |

    Long before "Weird Al" Yankovic hit the top of the charts as he did with his "Mandatory Fun" album last year, he was the opening act for the Monkees and he told the Monkees Examiner in an interview this week he remembers he had a lot of fun. The year was 1987 and he opened for Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork on a lengthy U.S. tour that included shows in every area of the country.


  5. Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant celebrates 2nd anniversary on Sat., March 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 |

    Local beer aficionado Ted Kim and his team opened Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant in downtown Mountain View two years ago . To commemorate their second anniversary, Steins will throw a celebration on Sat., March 28 from 12-7pm that features BBQ, live music and a beer competition.


  6. Special Beer Release: Single Bourbon Barrel Aged 2 Tun from Hermitage BrewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 |

    Hermitage Brewing head brewer Greg Filippi at Hermitage Brewing Company joined by Palo Alto Brewing's Kasim Sayed and Santa Clara Valley Brewing's Steve Donohue. Photo from this past fall.


  7. Tied House celebrates St. Patrick's Day with beer and menu specialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 |

    Local favorite Tied House Brewery & Cafe in downtown Mountain View , open 11:30am daily, will celebrate this year's St. Patrick's Day from Sat., March 14 through Tues., March 17. The festivities kick off with the Mountain View Beerwalk , where Tied House will serve as one of the tasting locations from 2pm-6pm. Director of Marketing Carolyn Hopkins-Vasquez shares, "Beerwalk is bringing a party to downtown Mountain View on Saturday the 14th, so we figured we should extend our St. Patrick's Day festivities.


  8. Solar Impulse 2 making first round-the-world solar-electric airplane tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 |

    On Monday, the Solar Impulse 2 began its long-awaited journey to fly around the world solely on solar power , with a flight from Abu Dhabi to Muscat, Oman. Then on Tuesday the second leg commenced, seeing the Solar Impulse 2 fly across the Arabian Sea landing in Ahmedabad, India, setting a world distance record for solar powered flight.


  9. IBM Fellow finds humanity among the computer bitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 |

    Legendary IBM researcher Grady Booch is leading a project to create a multimedia series on computing and the human experience. When astronomer Carl Sagan embarked on his ambitious journey 35 years ago to broadcast a televised 13-part series that would capture the enormous scope and depth of the universe, most people assumed that such a complex undertaking would not be attempted again.


  10. Scientists debate how to search for life on Europa in new missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 |

    Jupiter's moon Europa , with its subsurface ocean, is considered by many to be the best place in the Solar System to search for extraterrestrial life. With NASA now committing itself to a new mission sometime in the 2020s, the focus is turning to what would be the best strategy for looking for any life which may be there.


  11. Neglect at no-kill dog rescue in Mountain View leads to surrender of 100 dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 |

    In a combined effort with the Stone County Sheriff's Department, and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 100 dogs were voluntarily surrendered from a rescue agency on Tuesday in Mountain View, Arkansas because of lack of funds and the ability to care for the animals, stated the organization's press release. Most of the dogs will need to be spayed and neutered.


  12. Bloom Syndrome genetic home-test breaks FDA barrierRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2015 |

    The Food and Drug Administration has shifted its stance on an at-home genetic testing service. The FDA has cleared "23 and Me" to market DNA test kits that detect Bloom Sydrome.


  13. Apple already planting seeds for electric car developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 |

    A Google Street View Camera Car showcased on Google campus in Mountain View, CA, USA. No longer content with its array of computers and iphones, etc., Apple Inc .has decided to go head-to-head with Tesla Motors, Google, and GM by producing its own electeic car within the next 5 years.


  14. Ozymandias P Jagel and the Moffett Field rum-submarineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 |

    At the 6th tee of the Moffett Field Golf Course in Mountain View stands one of the oddest historical plaques in Silicon Valley. But before telling you about it, I should first give you some background information, which is scanty enough.


  15. If you think Silicon Valley's highways are crowded now, just waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 |

    It took a personal visit by the Secretary of Transportation and the release of a major report on the health of Silicon Valley within the past 24 hours to confirm a new reality: as the Bay Area's tech economy booms, the transit system is going to be overwhelmed and don't look for the federal government to provide quick solutions. That's the takeaway message from an appearance at Google 's Mountain View, California headquarters yesterday by Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the release today of the 2015 Silicon Valley Index by Joint Venture Silicon Valley .


  16. Police looking for robber holding up NorCal pharmacies for drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 |

    In this image provided by the Mountain View Police Department, police say man caught on video store surveillance video has robbed three pharmacies of drugs, saying he has a bomb. He drives a motorcycle, apparently has a need for a highly-addictive prescription drug and gets those drugs by robbing pharmacies by pretending he has a bomb.


  17. Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant announces new menus for the new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 |

    Thanks to a carefully curated draft beer lineup, a knowledgeable staff and an ongoing schedule of tap takeovers and other special beer-centric events, Steins Beer Garden & Restaurant in downtown Mountain View continues to enlighten the uninitiated to the joys of beer as well as engage the bona fide beer geeks. The focus on beer quality should be no surprise to those who know owner Ted Kim , a passionate beer enthusiast.


  18. 2nd Annual German Holiday Market in downtown Mountain ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 |

    The 2nd annual German Holiday Market , presented by the German International School of Silicon Valley , takes place Sat., Dec. 13 from 11am-9pm, when Mountain View's Civic Center Plaza will be transformed into an open-air Weihnachtsmarkt. And I'm fairly certain that event organizers are extremely thankful for the expected respite from the rain this weekend.


  19. Robocops on patrol in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 |

    New security robots are patrolling the streets of Silicon Valley, California. Soon, these 300-pound, five-foot tall robocops are expected to be everywhere.


  20. Men, you don't go through her purse, so why go to her salon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 |

    On 2nd and 4th Fridays, a local Bay area business is featured with the intention to connect communities. These businesses are innovative, progressive and operate with their community in mind.


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