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Mountain View History by Susanne Martinez The 1876 map of Mountain View shows a plot of land in our Old Mountain View neighborhood running from Castro to Calderon bordered by El Camino and Church Street owned by a man named … Continue reading
by Susanne Martinez Have you ever wondered how some of the streets in Old Mountain View were laid out? In the late 1800s, much of the area we know today as Old Mountain View was a mixture of agricultural plots, … Continue reading
By Susanne Martinez Calderon Avenue – where did it get its name? Calderon Avenue runs through the heart of Old Mountain View between El Camino and Evelyn Street, parallel to Castro Street. The 1876 map of Old Mountain View shows … Continue reading
This went out in August on the OMVNAtalk downtown-area email list in response to a recent resident asking me for Chinese-restaurant tips. I post it here in case of wider interest. Part II will follow as a separate posting. Individual … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading