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RESTAURANTS

Fighting the law with free foie gras

Animal rights activists are up in arms over a local chef's decision to continue serving foie gras despite a new state law...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 23, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 1928 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skate and enjoy

Roger Brown may be 55 but that isn't keeping him from riding his skateboard. Leave that up to a city law. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 15 comments | 5097 Views

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Proposal to study new BMX park is DOA

The subject of building a new BMX park in Mountain View was not on the agenda Tuesday night, but was brought up at the end...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 8 comments | 1593 Views

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Impromptu BMX park bulldozed by city

In the name of safety and to protect itself from lawsuits, the city took a bulldozer last week to the result of years of...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 57 comments | 3929 Views

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Disability Pride Parade moves to Mountain View

Disabled and non-disabled residents of Silicon Valley will march together in downtown Mountain View on Saturday, July 21,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by SP Phil, on Jul 21, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 5 comments | 1725 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mayor pitches pod cars to solve Google housing dilemma

In a last-minute effort to allow new North Bayshore housing for Google in the city's general plan update, Mayor Mike Kasperzak...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Jul 20, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 16 comments | 41473 Views

RESTAURANTS

Bienvenu, B'Zu

It's a beautiful thing to sit in one of the pocket-park sidewalk cafes on Castro Street and gossip, people-watch or just...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 20, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1979 Views

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Temple's Obon fest celebrates family

The thrumming of Japanese taiko drums reverberated through the air during a recent practice at the Mountain View Buddhist...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Susanne, on Jul 20, 2012 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1531 Views

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Weekend, July 21 & 22

[http://www.pytnet.org/shows/FrogandToad/tickets.html ==B Theater:== 'A Year with Frog and Toad'] Peninsula Youth Theatre...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 20, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1365 Views

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Food trucks need new rules, council says

A new crop of food trucks is apparently causing problems for Mountain View businesses, city officials say, and City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Dave Saunders, on Jul 20, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 18 comments | 2663 Views

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Google housing axed in city's general plan

Council members were not moved Tuesday night by last-minute efforts by the Chamber of Commerce and the mayor to keep housing...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Google doesn't have to move, on Jul 19, 2012 at 3:59 pm | 41 comments | 3672 Views

RESTAURANTS

Mountain View set to OK Chik-Fil-A

Fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A is hoping to expand into the Bay Area with a new location in Mountain View, though the company's...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by William Symons, on Jul 19, 2012 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 1950 Views

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Hacker Dojo launches Kickstarter campaign

Mountain View's open community of computer programmers and engineers could very well be forced out of town if Hacker Dojo...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by USA, on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:34 am | 18 comments | 2015 Views

SPORTS

Keep on dancing

Ever since neon spandex, pump-up music and enthusiasm for aerobic dancing spread across the country in the early 1970s, aerobics...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by erika m, on Jul 18, 2012 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments | 2155 Views

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Chick-Fil-A approved, with drive-through

Zoning administrator Peter Gilli on Wednesday evening approved a new Chick-Fil-A with a drive-through for 1962 El Camino...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by HighProof, on Jul 18, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 18 comments | 2065 Views

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Google's Marissa Mayer named Yahoo CEO

Yahoo has appointed Google executive Marissa Mayer as its new chief executive officer, the company announced today, July...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by O.G. Whizz, on Jul 18, 2012 at 9:40 am | 4 comments | 1479 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Critics of high-speed rail prepare for next chapter

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Stephan H., on Jul 18, 2012 at 7:59 am | 4 comments | 1511 Views

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PCP suspected in violent outburst

Police are saying PCP may have fueled a series of violent events which began outside a Mountain View grocery store and ended...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Jul 17, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 4 comments | 1417 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Summer Day Trips

Living in the Bay Area, there is no shortage of fun day-trips one can take in order to have a day of in the sun. Where do...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by bkengland, on Jul 17, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 1287 Views

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Let the sun shine

Bits of blue sky are visible through the mostly stripped skeleton of Hangar One at Moffett Field. Work to remove the toxin-laced...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Jul 17, 2012 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1252 Views
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