History Corner Archives: The Doors Lead Singer Jim Morrison Lived in Old Mountain View

By Lisa Windes and Bruce Karney

(Originally published in the April, 2000 OMVNA Newsletter.)

Forty years ago, Jim Morrison was one of the most famous (or notorious) rock and rollers in the world. But sixty years ago, he was just a little boy living in a rented house in our neighborhood. He was just [...]

History Corner: Dana Street School

by Lisa Windes

Dana Street School, the precursor of Edith Landels School, was located on the site of our fire station on Dana Street between Oak Street and Shoreline Boulevard. In 1913, school trustees eased overcrowding at the grammar school at El Camino and Calderon by opening a branch classroom in a house at [...]