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The best, the worst and the most memorable movies of 2022

Theaters continued to struggle in 2022. So did streamers, as they attempted to turn their business models profitable. But...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2022
Last comment by roaksinri, on Dec 29, 2022 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 33732 Views


Summer movie lineup offers hope for theaters, something for everyone

Summer film season is back, with big-scale action and family movies but also counter-programming for those seeking something...

Original post made on May. 26, 2022
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on May 26, 2022 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 4007 Views


Figuring out how to feed kids when they're not in school

The pandemic forced most school districts to rethink how they feed children and what role schools should play in combating...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2021
There are no comments yet. 6582 Views


Cinequest film festival offers screenings online

This year's edition of the Cinequest Film and Creativity Festival is, like many current events, being presented online. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2021
Last comment by Eric C, on Mar 24, 2021 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 3924 Views


Travel agency: The 23rd United Nations Association Film Festival takes you around the world, via the internet

Even in a global pandemic, the United Nations Association Film Festival endures, presenting entirely online this year a program...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2020
Last comment by ishaloveblr, on Oct 8, 2020 at 4:30 am | 1 comment | 9768 Views


This teen-led startup will turn your backyard into a movie theater

With seed money from a cousin, two Woodside High School students have launched a startup with COVID-19 safety in mind called...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Oct 4, 2020 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 2889 Views


Pet transport company offers rare, no-contact service to Midpeninsula during a crucial time

Jeanne Salem, founder of pet transport company, 360 Pet Cab, has partnered with a handful of local animal hospitals to help...

Original post made on May. 7, 2020
Last comment by Clerk, on May 7, 2020 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 4255 Views


Down to clown

"Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn" may be about as shallow as a puddle, but that's still...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by Sigh too, on Feb 7, 2020 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 14715 Views


Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi bring folk fusion to Bing Concert Hall

Bluegrass virtuoso Rhiannon Giddens and Italian percussion master Francesco Turrisi will give a lecture and concert at Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3392 Views


Deepening housing crisis leaves CSA busier than ever

For several decades, the Community Services Agency (CSA) of Mountain View and Los Altos has been trying to solve a problem...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3593 Views


Google launches $10 million Bay Area charity contest

Google officials are launching a $10 million grant program for Bay Area charities looking to grow. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by Announcement?, on Oct 14, 2019 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 12054 Views


She's a brick house

Four years after its television finale, "Downton Abbey" returns to the big screen for a reunion movie that will likely delight...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by The new Murder she wrote, on Sep 23, 2019 at 1:57 pm | 7 comments | 3913 Views


Facing a rent hike, Peninsula Youth Theatre vows to stay in Mountain View

Peninsula Youth Theatre is facing a 45% rent increase, so it's launching a fundraising campaign to help it stay in its longtime...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by, on Jul 11, 2019 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 2078 Views


New movie theater promises big-ticket experience

Opening next week, the new ShowPlace Icon theater at the San Antonio shopping center is planning to carve out a niche as...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2018
Last comment by mahsm, on Oct 18, 2018 at 7:23 pm | 22 comments | 30381 Views


Pedestrian accidents hit 10-year high

Pedestrian-related collisions rose sharply in Mountain View last year, reaching the highest number of reported accidents...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
Last comment by pedestrian, on Feb 26, 2018 at 12:10 pm | 10 comments | 2718 Views


Notes of a native songwriter

There’s no simple way to define the work of Stew. As a rock-and-pop songwriter and playwright, his discography is full...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2018
There are no comments yet. 4132 Views


In dissent, Eshoo blasts short-term funding bill

Hours after casting her dissenting vote on a bill to fund the federal government until Feb. 8, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2018
Last comment by Citizen84, on Jan 24, 2018 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 3891 Views


'Columbus' Days

"Columbus" is a comedy about a Korean-born man who finds himself stuck in Columbus, Indiana, where his architect father is...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Oct 11, 2017 at 10:06 pm | 1 comment | 3758 Views


Ice cream 101

Five local ice cream shop owners and chefs shared their wisdom about how to achieve that perfectly creamy, mouthwatering...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2017
Last comment by Darin, on Sep 27, 2017 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 5700 Views


Free performances, festivities mark MVCPA's 25th

On Aug. 6, the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a festival downtown....

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
There are no comments yet. 4970 Views
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