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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas was raised by his grandparents in Mountain View. Vargas has recently revealed that he is an undocumented immigrant. (YouTube / Define American)

Bay Area Journalist, Immigration Activist Jose Antonio Vargas Detained By Border Patrol In Texas

A journalist and immigrant rights advocate with Bay Area ties, who has lived and worked illegally in the U.S. for years, was released after being detained by the Border Patrol in Texas on Tuesday.

07/15/2014

Ford Motor Company CEO Alan Mulally (left) and Ford Chairman Bill Ford (right)

Google Appoints Former Ford CEO Mulally To Board

Google says it has appointed Alan Mulally, the former CEO of Ford Motor Co., to its board.

07/15/2014

Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. (CBS)

Levi’s Stadium Days Away From Opening Ceremony, First 49er Game

Levi’s Stadium will officially open on Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in time for the first 49er game in August, but questions over transportation logistics remain.

07/15/2014

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Egrets Make Their Summer Home On Google’s Mountain View Campus

A group of sycamore trees on the Google campus has become the new home for a large colony of egrets.

07/05/2014

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Man Detained After Mountain View Police Standoff

One person has been detained following a standoff in Mountain View Wednesday afternoon with a depressed man who allegedly brandished a firearm, according to police.

07/02/2014

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Gunman In Standoff With Police At Mountain View Home; Neighbors Evacuated

Mountain View police were trying to convince a barricaded armed man to surrender Wednesday afternoon, police said.

07/02/2014

Surveillance image of a man who robbed a Mountain View bank. (Mountain View Police Dept.)

Stinky Bandit Sought After Mountain View Bank Robbery

Mountain View police were asking the public for help in identifying a malodorous man suspected of robbing a bank of more than $1,300 on Tuesday and fleeing after stuffing the cash into a blue bag, a police spokesman said Wednesday.

07/02/2014

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Caltrain Conductors Attacked In Mountain View, Passengers May Have Been Drunk

Two Caltrain conductors were attacked in Mountain View over the weekend by a pair of allegedly drunken passengers, but Caltrain says it will continue to allow alcohol on trains.

06/30/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Legalizing Bitcoins, Other Virtual Currencies

Governor Jerry Brown signed a law last week legalizing currency other than U.S. dollars, opening doors for digital currencies like Bitcoin, Ripple, Peercoin and Primecoin to used in transactions across California.

06/30/2014

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Caltrain Passenger Arrested After Assaulting Conductors In Mountain View

An unruly passenger was arrested in Mountain View after she physically assaulted two Caltrain conductors Saturday night, a Caltrain spokeswoman said Sunday.

06/29/2014

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