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RESTAURANTS

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 The Business Man, on Jul 17, 2020 at 10:31 am | 113 comments | 24547 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Scientology center draws downtown protest

A strange standoff between the Church of Scientology and a group calling itself "Anonymous" played out during a downtown...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2008
Last comment by Andrew L. Freedman, on Apr 29, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 108 comments | 24505 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google's self-driven car may roll in the new year

Calling it the "best holiday gift we could have imagined," Google announced on Monday that it had finished a road-worthy...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 3, 2015 at 9:34 am | 29 comments | 24318 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Storms bringing rain, flooding, high surf warnings to Bay Area

Rain has closed roads and prompted urban flood warnings today, and weather forecasters say it's likely to get worse this...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2012
Last comment by Hip Waders, on Dec 24, 2012 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 24234 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 24147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ambitious Piazza's remodel keeps a focus on customers

Keep it local and listen to your customers. That's what John Piazza Sr. of Piazza's Fine Foods, which has a newly expanded...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

NASA, Google ink deal for Hangar One, Moffett airfields

NASA announced today that officials signed a lease with Google's Planetary Ventures, LLC to manage Moffett Federal Airfield...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by @pr orion, on Nov 20, 2014 at 1:12 pm | 15 comments | 24067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Every 15 Minutes'

A group of about 30 students, teachers and emergency responsers worked together to organize "Every 15 Minutes" at Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Apr 30, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 14 comments | 23935 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'

It feels a bit uncharitable to chide a blockbuster superhero movie for providing too much. But "The Amazing Spider-Man 2"...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Robart, on May 2, 2014 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 23863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guns, jewelry stolen in burglary

Two handguns, cash and some jewelry were reported stolen from a home on the 100 block of Beatrice Street, police said. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Nov 22, 2013 at 10:59 am | 14 comments | 23818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Minton's project would decrease traffic

Despite downtown neighborhood complaints to the contrary, the 213 apartments proposed to take the place of Minton's Lumber...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Feb 1, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 42 comments | 23738 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council votes to ban styrofoam containers

While its use is nearly phased out in the environmentally conscious Bay Area, not everyone was in agreement about the evils...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Forward from here, on Feb 26, 2014 at 6:08 am | 57 comments | 23588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deal reached to save Milk Pail

Milk Pail Market owner Steve Rasmussen and developer Merlone Geier announced Tuesday night that they had reached a last-minute...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by no more verbal public input, on Jul 7, 2014 at 11:25 pm | 66 comments | 23587 Views

ELECTIONS

Flipping a U-turn, MV leaders endorse dedicated bus lanes

Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by DavidR, on May 13, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 460 comments | 23568 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Is anyone worried about development impact?

One can't help but notice the recurring theme in letters over recent weeks and months pertaining to the trade-off between...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 11, 2013 at 7:51 pm | 208 comments | 23318 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'A hand up, not a hand-out'

It's hard living paycheck to paycheck. It's even harder if you happen to live in the heart of Silicon Valley, where, over...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by James, on Dec 7, 2013 at 7:12 am | 15 comments | 23313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View school districts announce new policies to slow spread of new coronavirus

With 37 cases of the new coronavirus confirmed in Santa Clara County and the county's first death reported today, local schools...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2020
Last comment by Mountain View Resident, on Mar 13, 2020 at 12:04 pm | 28 comments | 23239 Views

RESTAURANTS

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 | 23085 Views

AROUND TOWN

New toxic hot spots linked to sewers

Environmental Protection Agency officials told residents Tuesday that the only plausible explanation so far for the mysterious...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Nov 14, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 23067 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Internet outage stretches into Day 2

Much of Mountain View remains is facing the second day of a citywide internet outage affecting Comcast customers. The outage,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2018
Last comment by mvresident, on Dec 16, 2018 at 3:00 pm | 42 comments | 23064 Views
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