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San Antonio redevelopment's next phase moves forward

The largest shopping center redevelopment in decades came closer to fruition Tuesday night when the City Council expressed...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Dec 20, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 117 comments | 33163 Views

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No cars in sight: Castro Street closed to traffic for outdoor dining

A long stretch of Mountain View's vibrant downtown was cut off to vehicle traffic Monday, marking the beginning of a monthslong...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 21, 2020 at 1:41 pm | 116 comments | 30105 Views

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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. 9, 2012
Last comment by nutile1011, on Jul 26, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 59 comments | 8005 Views

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Bierhaus owner sees trouble brewing

Mike Finley's downtown beer garden Bierhaus is considered one of Castro Street's most successful businesses. But then why...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2018
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 15, 2018 at 3:04 pm | 58 comments | 23620 Views

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uWink restaurant chain struggles financially

Suffering from "serious liquidity issues," according to analysts, uWink has officially removed itself from the stock market...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Joe K, on Jul 23, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 39 comments | 10448 Views

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Mountain View location of uWink closes

The high-tech restaurant on Castro Street that promised to bring "social gaming" to Silicon Valley eaters has closed its...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Francois, on Aug 2, 2009 at 10:43 am | 38 comments | 7142 Views

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Esther's busted for bread recycling bin

After promising a $1,000-a-day fine on Esther's German Bakery for using a private company to recycle old bread, the city...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Daniel P., on Mar 17, 2013 at 11:45 am | 31 comments | 12491 Views

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Country Gourmet to close

After 30 years in business, Mountain View's Country Gourmet restaurant is set to close on Sunday, May 19. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on May 10, 2013 at 10:46 pm | 30 comments | 10253 Views

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Lots of blame over restaurant's closure

The owners of Morocco's restaurant are alleging they were forced out after their landlord essentially doubled their monthly...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Richard Kent, on Aug 1, 2017 at 10:46 pm | 30 comments | 10933 Views

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Taqueria La Bamba evicted, La Costena relocates

After a court dispute with an affordable housing developer over relocation expenses, Taqueria La Bamba is being evicted this...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by onetimeresident, on Jan 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm | 27 comments | 24735 Views

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Morocco's owner sues landlord over closure

The owner of the now-closed downtown restaurant Morocco's is suing his old landlords, blaming them for driving him out of...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2018
Last comment by JAdamson, on Jul 10, 2018 at 12:25 am | 25 comments | 7103 Views

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Flights landlord sues restaurant CEO for late rent

Despite Santa Clara County's ban on evictions amid the pandemic, Flights Restaurant founder and CEO Alexander Hult is being...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 28, 2020 at 12:22 pm | 23 comments | 7685 Views

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Smoking ban takes effect Tuesday

A new ban on smoking near publicly accessible buildings and outdoor dining areas goes into effect Tuesday, May 15, which...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Tiffany moving from SoCal 9/2012, on Sep 3, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 19 comments | 6373 Views

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Mountain View's last straw

A small crowd gathered around a dirty, 2-liter bottle filled to the brim with shiny plastic objects at the Monterey Bay Aquarium....

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2018
Last comment by Whelp..., on Sep 4, 2018 at 4:53 pm | 19 comments | 8530 Views

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Zume Pizza lays off 172 workers in Mountain View

Zume Pizza, the Mountain View startup premised on pizza-baking robots, announced this week it was terminating most of its...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by DC, on Jan 15, 2020 at 6:07 pm | 18 comments | 18462 Views

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Allow food trucks downtown?

Increasingly popular food trucks serving gourmet and exotic foods could either add spice to Mountain View's thriving downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by AK, on Jan 27, 2013 at 11:04 am | 18 comments | 7330 Views

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Woman arrested for alleged vodka robbery

A 23-year-old Santa Clara woman was arrested last week after she allegedly stole liquor from a Mountain View strip mall and...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by No Armed guards at dispensaries, on Mar 11, 2019 at 10:50 am | 17 comments | 4864 Views

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Bierhaus owner sues his landlords

The owner of the Castro Street pub Bierhaus filed a lawsuit this week against his landlords, alleging they are violating...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2018
Last comment by robstar, on Aug 26, 2018 at 10:35 am | 17 comments | 9344 Views

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FOOD & DRINK

The Best of Mountain View 2010, "Food & Drink" category. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3277...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Joseph, on Aug 12, 2011 at 8:56 am | 16 comments | 11328 Views

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State sets new water restrictions for urban areas

California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Tuesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Conservative, on Mar 31, 2015 at 6:21 am | 16 comments | 7107 Views
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