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From chickens to llamas, temporary shelters open to animals displaced by fires

From chickens to donkeys to rabbits, cats, dogs and even llamas, animals displaced by fires raging in the Bay Area are getting...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2020
Last comment by Ken M. , on Aug 25, 2020 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 3818 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 | 27599 Views

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San Mateo County inmates accused of COVID-19 unemployment insurance fraud

More than 20 people, including multiple state and local inmates, are accused of netting more than $150,000 in fraudulent...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2020
Last comment by Ken M. , on Aug 19, 2020 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 3812 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 | 6584 Views

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Flood of food deliveries keeps hospital staff in high spirits

It's been good eats lately for physicians, nurses and hospital staff at El Camino Hospital, as local restaurateurs have been...

Original post made on May. 18, 2020
Last comment by Huh?, on May 19, 2020 at 8:06 am | 2 comments | 3290 Views

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From 'maddening' to a 'lifeline': Peninsula restaurant owners pin hopes on federal relief fund with uneven success

Some restaurant owners have received Paycheck Protection Program loans. But are the federal funds the saving grace they're...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2020
Last comment by At Risk, on Apr 29, 2020 at 10:19 pm | 10 comments | 4719 Views

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What will it take for local restaurants to recover? Famed Peninsula brewer Dan Gordon sounds the alarm after closing in Palo Alto

In an interview, Palo Alto restaurateur Dan Gordon spoke bluntly about the ripple effects the coronavirus will have on local...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2020
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 28, 2020 at 12:29 am | 1 comment | 4195 Views

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County ramps up restrictions: Gatherings over 100 people banned, smaller events limited

Gatherings of 100 or more people are now banned in Santa Clara County, the latest directive issued by Santa Clara County’s...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 14, 2020 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 2565 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 | 16931 Views

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Facing closure due to chemical contamination, Tied House calls it quits

Mountain View's long-standing brew pub, Tied House, abruptly closed over the weekend after owner Louis Jemison received "disappointing"...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 1, 2020 at 5:28 pm | 3 comments | 3269 Views

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Mountain View's Le Plonc pairs lesser-known wines with populist foods

Le Plonc, the 18-month-old wine bar on Castro Street in Mountain View, has created a stylish space and accessible menu that...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2019
Last comment by Happy Hour, on Nov 16, 2019 at 6:39 am | 2 comments | 3045 Views

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Your food is here. It's from a restaurant that doesn't exist.

Virtual restaurants, which live on mobile delivery apps and operate out of the kitchens of brick-and-mortar restaurants,...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by We are the car-less generation, on Nov 15, 2019 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 5352 Views

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Historic Alpine Inn reopening in Portola Valley on Friday

Two private parties at the historic Alpine Inn, a Portola Valley institution that was recently sold and closed for renovation,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
Last comment by False Narrative, on Aug 13, 2019 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 2908 Views

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Stay for the dumplings

A tiny hole-in-the-wall restaurant three doors down from El Camino Real on Broadway Street in Redwood City, i Dumpling serves...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2019
Last comment by Mozza, on Mar 22, 2019 at 11:51 pm | 1 comment | 2109 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 | 4629 Views

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Rise of the ramen bots

While there's no shortage of excellent ramen restaurants downtown, some Mountain View tech workers have come to love a new...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Now we're a community!, on Feb 4, 2019 at 4:12 pm | 12 comments | 14731 Views

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A farewell to forks

Longtime restaurant critic Dale Bentson pens his final piece for the Voice after 18 years of reviewing Peninsula eateries. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by dollarbin, on Jan 22, 2019 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 6707 Views

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Man found dead in car outside McDonald's

A man in his 20s was found dead in a vehicle parked outside a McDonald's on Friday morning, according to Mountain View police. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by I blame Obama , on Jan 1, 2019 at 1:03 pm | 11 comments | 9266 Views

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Cho's Mandarin Dim Sum closing after 39 years

Fans of Cho's unassuming potstickers and pork buns panicked in 2014, when the owners of the longtime Palo Alto Chinese restaurant...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2018
Last comment by Jane G, on Dec 8, 2018 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1818 Views

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World cuisine on wheels

The streets of Mountain View increasingly are a culinary melting pot. Alongside the abundance of taco trucks is a steadily...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by Love Georgian cuisine, on Oct 25, 2018 at 2:09 pm | 4 comments | 4644 Views
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