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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 | 10985 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 | 10968 Views

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Unlikely barbecue joint

If Mountain View had a resident ribs master, it would be Harold Willis. And you won't find him -- or his ribs -- in a local...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Someone Needs a Hug, on May 28, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 5 comments | 10670 Views

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A touch of New England

Our beloved Dungeness crab season might be finally getting underway, given last week's lifting of a three-month health warning...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Feb 22, 2016 at 10:41 pm | 6 comments | 10518 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 | 10102 Views

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Governor signs CalFresh referral bill by Berman

Assembly Bill 323, authored by Assemblyman Marc Berman, was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last Monday, allowing counties to...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Randa , on Oct 5, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 9919 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 | 9893 Views

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Mixed reactions accompany South Bay minimum wage increases

Palo Alto, Mountain View and Los Altos are among the south bay cities that saw their minimum wage rates increase in the new...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Jan 4, 2021 at 7:44 pm | 6 comments | 9822 Views

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Old treat with a new twist

In the midst of getting her doctorate degree in immunology from Stanford University, Lori Phillips began experimenting with...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 9748 Views

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No ice for this ice cream

Yet another ice cream shop in Palo Alto? It's a crowded field, but it would be wrong to dismiss Scoop Microcreamery, a small-batch,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Nov 7, 2013 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 9737 Views

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Shalala hits all the right notes

Umami. It is the fifth taste, most easily translated from Japanese as savoriness, which, in addition to sweet, salty, sour,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by BD, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:17 am | 7 comments | 9707 Views

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Hobee's Restaurant sold to new owners

The family who has owned Peninsula breakfast institution Hobee's Restaurant for 43 years sold the business to two longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by clay, on Jun 18, 2017 at 5:24 am | 14 comments | 9403 Views

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MV restaurant fined over unpaid overtime wages

Xanh Restaurant in Mountain View will be paying more than $90,000 to employees after a U.S. Department of Labor investigation...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Geek, on Oct 20, 2014 at 9:02 am | 11 comments | 9236 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 | 9084 Views

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Let them eat cake

One bite of a kouign-amann from Alexander's Patisserie will dispel any doubts you may have about the quality of a French...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Nov 15, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 8988 Views

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Weak start, strong finish

My first impression of the Terrone pizzeria-ristorante-bar was awful. On that initial visit, I ordered the farro calamari...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Valerie F, on Aug 13, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 8987 Views

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Beer garden brewing up nicely

An ambitious plan to open a beer garden is becoming reality downtown at the corner of Villa and Bryant streets. Steins Beer...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Muriel, on Jan 12, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 10 comments | 8852 Views

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Driver killed on Interstate 280

A two-vehicle collision on Sunday, Jan. 5, caused one vehicle to split in two and a second to overturn on Interstate 280,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by AC, on Jan 7, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 5 comments | 8757 Views

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Fabulous prefab

Mountain View may soon be the only Bay Area city to have a genuine 1930s-era prefab diner, trucked out from the East Coast...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2007
Last comment by Roger, on Jun 24, 2015 at 1:41 pm | 4 comments | 8673 Views

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Food trucks get green light

The city's 57-year-old food truck ordinance got a revamp Tuesday night, ending an unwritten agreement that had been keeping...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Rodger, on Jun 1, 2013 at 11:29 am | 9 comments | 8650 Views
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