These were among the week's top stories:
View Man Killed While Boogie Boarding
A boogie boarder who died after being pulled from the ocean in Santa Cruz has been identified as James Zenk, 47, of Mountain View, according to the county coroner's office.
Increases Take Effect
The U.S. Postal Service raised the price of a first class postage stamp to 49 cents. The 3-cent increase took place on Sunday, Jan. 26.
Screening of ‘Documented’ Coming to Mountain View
Autobiographical film by former New York Times writer Jose Antonio Vargas follows his life as an undocumented immigrant and immigration reform activist.
View Earns a ‘D’ Grade for Curbing Tobacco Use
A new report highlights the 50th anniversary of the historic 1964 Surgeon General’s report that linked smoking to lung cancer and other diseases for the first time.
‘Twiggy’ Baker Wins Mavericks Surf Event
Grant Baker from South Africa claimed the top prize in this year’s Mavericks Surf Event held Friday, Jan. 24. Shane Dorian from Hawaii placed second, and Ryan Augenstein of Santa Cruz finished third.
Deaths Rise to 8 in County
During the past two weeks, a 58-year old woman and a 43-year old man died of H1N1 in Santa Clara County.
Low in Mountain View
The unemployment rate fell in both Santa Clara County and the state.