. The tulip tree next to it, with bare branches I filled with lights at Christmas while blaring my record of Bach's "Magnificat." Ming Pan Florist and the Moffet Drive-in Theatre too! What did they used to call 85 before it was a highway and ended 4. store. At one time, a band that later turned out to be Santana could be heard practicing in Malachi's basement while you waited for the light to turn green. I have another memory I haven't seen mentioned yet: a restaurant called Woody's that was on Middlefield (or Old Middlefield?) (I lived in Old MV) I remember all the fruit orchards around and Libby's canning factory in Sunnyvale. 2 talking about this. Gemco was where Target is now. -Downtown Mountain View was kind of a ghost town. Which is something we would'nt likely have done in the 70s. Become a Member I lived on stierlin rd near the dumps lived next to the Capote family. View was a great town back then and still is today. Great funky atmosphere, too. Old California Pizza Galaxy Gifts, the Variety store, Archies Couffures, and Tots to Teens at the Blossom Valley shopping center where Mayfair Market was. Almost every VA patient naysayer Ive listened to has problems best cared for in the VA mental department. I remember 4th of July at Rengstorff Park with fireworks. The Shenandoah military housing is adjacent to this site. All in all I think it was a better time Had the best ravioli anywhere. Watched movies at the old mill and don't forget the Moffett Drive in (shoreline blvd) and those Cinco de Mayo dances that Mountain View high school would have at Rengstorff park or sometimes at the Portuguese hall on Stierlin (boy did you open a can or worms) i could go on and on. Print Edition/Archives I lived in the Cuesta Park area growing up (my parents still live in the same house) and have rented several apartments/duplexes/houses in other parts of our town over the years, but just moved to a tiny house in Old Mountain View with my daughter and new husband. Name of the bowling alley near Cherry Chase Golf Course? And Mountain View Surplus where I used to get my blue jeans and blue This done to promote the authors or owners agenda. Steve, Is someone making you read this stuff? Being able to walk the store aisles when the store was closed and no one else was there :). submarines. Landell's Elementary. The Infirmary was destroyed by an arson fire in 1998. . i sure spent a lot of money on books and cartridges for The Safeway on Shoreline was tiny compared to today with an empty restarant space next to it, and when the Grateful Dead came to play Shoreline the deadheads would always take over the parking lot. Frankie Johnnies & Luigi's on El Camino was/is the best place for a pizza Mailing Address PO Box 426788 San Francisco, CA 94142 Is the staff stagnant, lazy and amateur. The St. James Infirmary is located about 5 minutes drive from downtown Montego Bay. Who was that guy who wore a dress and sat in the bleachers? Sold my 1958 VW bus, painted Rustoleum orange with yellow roof, with an engine that had died forever on the highest point of Hwy 17, to teenagers across the street who cut out the back end for surf boards and replaced the engine. About the only remaining part of downtown is Colonel lee's Mongolian BBQ and Meyer's Appliances. old mill had the jumping frog and then there was st. james, moffit drive-in and handyman. My mom wored for Wells Fargo Bank but it wasn't always a wells, we also owned a short lived book store in Blossom Valley Center, how about the deli and donut store, old cal pizza use to be a paint store, now the safeway. It was a hofbrau or road stop kind of place. Update Organization . Key points were Shoreline Park, Century Theaters, Downtown renovation. There was so much land there before, and it devastates me to only have fragments of memory.. Wow, it great to read about MV in the 60's and 70's..I was born and raise in MV. Where the amp. Stings bakery was my walk to bakery yum yum The place was torn down when 237 was rebuilt years ago. I thought that was absolutely amazing. They had the best selection of cheesecakes Car dealership n Castro and el CAMINO. I took my parents to the Balkin Village on the Elcamino for their 25th wedding aniversary in 1973. I just remembered "The Menu Tree" Does anybody remember The Menu Tree? My kindergarden classroom was the 1st near the entrance, I remember feeling excited and part of an elite school that invested in Apple computers. My parents lived on View Street which is 2 blocks from Castro Street. I loved the moffett drive-in. There was a Penneys store (now Meyer's), Sim's Shoes, Veglia's Store, Arminini Drugstore and two popular Chinese restaurants: Andy's and Qui Hung Low (?). Fosters Freeze and Linda's were a treat. Some guy would provide entertainment by dancing and picking up a dinner table with his teeth and begin swinging it around.I ended up on his shoulders while he was doing a greek dance step and the whole room got up and everybody started dancing to the greek music . Loved that park. then. It later moved to El Camino and lost an "l" to become Pontilo's. The World Famous St. James Infirmary .. Mt. Mountain View's facilities go to heck. train go by when you were watching movies in the Old Mill Theaters. I ALWAYS START WITH THE SURROUNDING TOWNS TOO.. THEN WORK DOWN TO MTN VIEW.. Contact Us Carr's pet store on Evelyn When the infamous 'dog house' was built. Old Mill on California Street where the Crossings housing is now located. I remember delivering flyers announcing store-opening specials (and being paid the handsome wage of 35 cents! Don't forget the Red Barn with 19 cent burgers, Taco Tico and I saw someone else mentioned El Zarrape (the best). Arby's on San Antonio, where I worked for a while, and was taught that a fry should break, never bend. Mountain View was home to the St. James Infirmary Bar & Grill. Mobile site. It was comfortable. Grew up in Los Altos in the 60s-90s. View in 1975. I loved going with my family to the Drive-In at the corner of Grant and El Camino (hard to imagine a drive-in on that corner!!!) The Handyman store on Grant road View for a bit over a year, but that is one memory of mine. build houses so close to the train tracks. We are lucky some parts of the old town remain and we have " a downtown area " unlike Sunnyvale, Santa Clara, Cupertino. There was also a Kelly's at Stanford Shopping Center before it went so upscale. Alot of great memories, thank for the thread. There are many more places I can talk about while I lived in the area. And don't forget the Camino Bowl, a great place to go bowling before it got torn down and replaced with businesses/condo units. Grocery Store Baileys Pharmacy, The Menu Tree had that awesome place to get the BEST fish and chips I have EVER had (seriously), Round Table Pizza, The Boardwalk bar and grill A search for "Dublin Inn" gave just a pointer to a late-2015 comment earlier on this same recollections page, signed by one Bill242 (same Bill who just asked? old Mountain View High School Later on. Two Guys from Italy Rest. The recreation department was second to none. The Old Mill shopping center was kind of cool. The St. James Infirmary is located about 5 minutes drive from downtown Montego Bay. I am a little bummed out that the 1st and last schools I attended, San Ramon Elementry and Old Mt. also went to Cubberly High school in 50s-60s. Does anyone remember the gas station on evelyn and casto back in the 60's shoreline was two lanes. We went to Mass at St Joseph Church and shopped at Bettancourt Grocery. The mall where the Crossings is now was The Old Mill. mmm) on El Camino. Mountain View Library centennial celebration 1905-2005 Another pizza place I remember was Boswell's Pizza Company on Castro near California, probably more 80's than 70's. From Wikipedia en.wikipedia.org and going to Old Mountain View's Castro Street felt soooooo far away! His GF dies, which leads him to tell us how great he is and then plan his own funeral.. How difficult is it envisioning what we will (or should!) I remember when Edelweiss Dairy was on 237 and it was all farmland to Milpitas. more forward thinking than Palo Alto and I am sorry I moved to Palo Alto S.R. The only things going in the downtown were Printer's Inc. and a few restaurants like Szechuan Gardens, Dynasty, Fu Lam Mum and Florentine. Foster freeze was my go to for French fries and fried burritos and shakes. St James Infirmary located at 445 California Avenue Reno NV 89501, view menus, pictures, reviews, directions and more . I actually worked down the road in Los Altos at the Boardwalk, what a shame they closed. A family run business- all their first names started with "D" Dean, Don, Dale, Dennis, etc their last name was Steinke. my friends worked at foster freeze, red barn chicken (SJ), payless donuts, mcdonalds and arby;s in sunnyvale when i was in my high school fast food phase. The name of the store was called Palm Yorkshire Clothes in the Palm Plaza shopping Center. ***. Grant Road was only 2 lanes with no sidewalks! Also the Time Zone Arcade. On the northwest side there was an (RCA?) I seen the fire dept. There was a Pier One in the underground area and the Mall had a good record store. He was in port until early February and they sailed to Japan and Korean War. Thanks for any pet related recollections you may have. Belmont 96-2002 He also went on to explain that, in the 70's, their were quite a few brothels operating on Castro!How things have changed! Spivey's resturant never closed their doors; the Monte Vista Drive-in was right behind it; the Chevron station (across Grant Road) was there, but a whole lot smaller; and an old barn closed off the t-intersection of El Camino & Grant Road, it was an auto repair shop. . Does anyone else remember this or am I crazy? I've lived in the neighborhood since 1967. It was a German resteraunt and pub. I live now in Kiseemmee Florida,but I travel to Mountain View No one in my family can remember the name of this bakery! So to that, I say, thank you :) -Housing was affordable and the city was considered working class. We are peer based occupational health and safety clinic for current and former sex workers - we. Across the street from the school was a small gas station store that sold penny candy. Mountain View was home to the St. James Infirmary Bar & Grill. Brentwood Market We could see Monte Vista drive in from our roof . road on the one side where the shopping center is now, and the it was It began to boom in the 90s and is now a destination. By then, St. James and Fargo's had both closed, but Mountain View had really developed an impressive downtown that I have enjoyed (especially considering it is a suburb of Silicon Valley). I'm trying to remember where the beauty college was located at, fond memories of downtown. What about the holiday decorations in both the Mayfield Mall and Old Mill Mall and shops like that jelly belly booth with every imaginable flavor I so enjoyed. I have just returned to Sunnyvale after ten years in L.A. There were a lot of Country Stores throughout the bay area, little shops. Their ad every Tuesday on the back page of the PA Times. It was Treasury for a while, and Drug Barn, now vacant. What an interesting question. My mom used to take me there and I remember always ordering the grilled cheese sandwich and jello for dessert. The mall with Sears and JC Penney was San Antonio Shooping Center on the corner of El Camino Real and San Antonio Road, across the street from what was Tower Records. A movie theater, not much else. Mountain View (and the rest of the Peninsula seems quite different now). Steve don't be such a downer you must be a transplant people like myself who happen to be a 4th generation MV resident like hearing old stories of MV stop clicking on the link. Also, does anyone remember Otto's Cheesecake downtown MV? Is Mountain View better or worse without it? Thank you Marlene Koers and everyone above for contributing your memories of the Mountain View of yesteryear. It was the first place I'd ever found Jelly-Bellies. Mt View in the 60-70's was the best When I got here in '86 the Shoreline Amphitheater had just recently been converted from the dump and methane fires were breaking out when the garbage caught fire. I have fond memories of taking my little sister there in her stroller so I could get free candy from the manager. Opened in 1967, it was known for its kitschy decor, notably a 30-foot-statue of Wonder Woman, and Buffalo Wings and burgers. Unfortunately, Moffett had been closed. What a place to hang-out in the 40's. There was also Fargo's Pizza at the Old Mill. Coming home from Foothill College. the best mexican food was on castro the "cabana". View Jailon's full profile. In 1967, one of the boys got killed in an accident, and the business went down hill after that. Go Eagles!!! Where else do you go to buy hot rodding parts. When Pacific Press was still in town. I put a few of those little mosaic tiles in the cougar face, in Mrs Johnson's art class when it was being built . Uncle Otto's Cheescake where I went nearly every day for lunch takeout, and they were the best!Mountain Mikes Pizza..I believe it is still there. The restrooms in the parks are There was a curve loop for students to be picked up. I was wrong re Hobee's beginnings was Rengsdorff at Alma. KEEP ALL THE GOOD MEMORIES COMING.. ONE OF THESE YEARS I WOULD LIKE TO WRITE A BOOK ON THE SCHOOL CAFERTERIA'S - FOOD I RECALL EVERYONE USE TO RAVE ABOUT THE FOOD ( LAUGH ) SOME OF IT WAS PRETTY GOOD ! The Old Mill and Mayfield malls were already mostly derelict. We used to go to a hardware store in what I believe is now The Village. Also, does anyone remember where on ECR Matt's Club (dive bar) was? And I remember the candy store at the Old Mill. Down the drive was a grilled chicken place called Pollo now I cannot remember. And the "Generic Hamburger Stand" in the old Der Weinerschnitzel (which became Weinerschnitzel again after the generic place closed). I grad Mtn. Wow we can't forget Art's chili bowl on el camino real. I just don't know the name of it. Lots of small apartments everywhere and all very kept up. Remember St. Johns on Moffett? Maybe this has been covered already but does anyone remember the bike shop, "The Bicycle Tree", that had a section of a large tree in the shop where the tree had grown around an old bike frame? They were just fantastic. The Japanese teppan place I was trying to think of was called Shogun, on El Camino west of San Antonio. Still had the bumper sticker "Can't read? Moved to Mountain View, in the Americana apartment complex next to Emporium/Capwell, now PAMF at 85 and ECR. hundreds of cows. Best of all was C Grafton. Two a&w's in town (frequented the one on el CAMINO air) Lived on the east side of 101 for many years in the 1970's- rent was cheap and neighbors were weird (imagine they said the same about us). Does anyone remember the name of this bakery? Had a small house with no heat except the fireplace and, most likely, the last outhouse in Mt. The Army Surplus store on San Antonio was a cool place to find war fashion and boots. I believe Bazaar was in between the other two names. At the time was a 4 year student at the relocated MVHS class of '85. Miss you. We had a wonderful wholesale bakery in that neighborhood, where you could buy a big bag of shortbread cookies for a $1. In the 70's, the shopping center went belly-up, stood vacant for years I recall a Frye's market and Cost Plus in there. -Mountain View High School was on Castro Street. - El Camino Real was just 2 lanes each way in places, some blocks lacking sidewalks, some with diagonal parking O'Malley? I remember Sakura Gardens at 2116 W. El Camino and it did have some beautiful Japanese gardens inside. It's called, "Images of America: Mountain View." We had a wonderful life the short time we lived there and treasure the memories and friends there. St James Infirmary . Dad used to spend major portions of his paychecks there, a practice which ultimately destroyed his marriage to my mother. In the middle of the rows of corn was a large plot of pot, strictly for medicinal purposes of course. They had monterey pines and stone pines freshly cut for sale. every year.GO EAGLES. The one in the shopping Center at 85 and The store located at 85 and El Camino was The Emporium, not I Magnin. When I lived on Park Dr I used to walk over on Saturday mornings. 3. There was a frozen North Pole and Santa sat in his house nearby. from the shopping center where Walgreens is at grant and el camino, I remember when I moved to Mountain View in 1973 there were still orchids around. I only lived in Mtn. Tour buses would take visitors on tours to see all the trees in blossom that were a sight to behold. There was a big cattle ranch out there too. Gelato Classico, the best ice cream in the world in my opinion, was over by a bowling Ctr) and St. James Infirmary (Moffett Blvd) with my friends back in the late 70's to mid 80's era. Thanks for bringing back some good-ole memories! Mountain View was obviously a bigger success.) I think I have to quit now my brain hurts cheers to all who recall the peace and joy of growing up amidst the orchards and of our once sleepy little town keep the faith and go Eagles. In 1971, Linda Ronstadt played The Cellar with Randy Meisner, Glenn Frey, and Don Henley who soon formed The Eagles. Thanks for the memories people. That night I learned people yelled "Where's The Beef!" San Francisco, CA 94109. She was married to Cpt. Ken's House of Pancakes was the best (and maybe the only) middle of the night meal in town. My husband was stationed at Moffett Field and worked in Hangar One daily. Shaw's Ice-cream on El Camino My apartment($125/month) at 515 Central looked out over onion fields in 1966. Jocelyn's Bike shop, Movie Rental Place next to the post office, and Jack "n" Jill kids clothing store was there, I think close to the Vacum Cleaner sales and repair place. There was no Shoreline overpass you would cross the railroad tracks. I remember in the 70s, the Monte Vista drive-in. I remember the A&W chain next to the Social Service Agency. These all mostly faded-out by the late 1990s. Mayfield Mall was where The Crossings condos were buildt. It was off of Castro Street by the RR Tracks near the alley. Seeing Whitesnake at Shoreline Amphitheater and then being there when they had to close it down to clean all the methane (because flicked lit cigarettes were flaring up) lolgood timesgood times, Thank you everyone for the 60's memories my family and I lived on stierlin rd. Bokman Chevy and Tuban Ford I have lived in Mountain View since the early 70's. St. James Infirmary was always rockin'. total expenses. Remember Gregg's Pharmacy and Los Altos Travel at the current Bossom Valley Shopping Center? I remember walking through the construction site where the new Mtn View Police Department is now standing, picked up spent shell casings in the basement level, before it had a roof over it. You had to have a membership card to get in, I think the card was $1. 85 was Central Expressway Went into Intel before D2, their first modern Fab area was built--have been to all Intl site in western part of US, Oregon, New Mex, Ariz. View St James Infirmary (www.stjamesinfirmary.org) location in California, United States , revenue, industry and description. I thought that place was so cool when I was young! Nob Hills previous location across the parking lot was called Fry's Food Store, then Food Fair, which had relocated from El Camino and Bonita Av. Shockley lab the real birth of silcon valley is still on San Antonio road as a furniture store. Then the City I'm not sure many people ever went there because the preschool was moved to Rengstorff Park facilities if I remember correctly. My father liked Indian history and so I did too. that you could buy, TV going on. I remember: Actually, the Nob Hill where it is today was Handyman, a home center. Not many people were aware of this, or cared, for that matter--those bead makers were the very first Palo Alto hi-tech design engineers. The bottle was refundable for a nickle at the store where you could buy a candy bar for five cents! I have noticed revisionist articles that claim their "whatever" was first. I remember the cookie factory well. Greets. best city in Northern California.I attended MVHS AT Castro street. When Shoreline was still Bailey Ave. and it was just a 2 lane road. Oh, I miss that barbecue Printer's Inc. Of course Hobees we all loved. Mountain View had that," Small Town USA " feel . What was the name of that Ice Cream place on the corner of San Antonio and El Camino..they had ginormous bowls of ice cream (where that guy used to sell flowersremember that?) It's was a PayLess the last time I noticed. Wasn't Handyman over there near the Oasis Laundry and what used to be Directions Advertisement. (After returning from two rainy years near Portland, a few times. This was the Bay Area bar and grill that burned down in the 90s. The original "Der Weinerschnitzel" on California and Castro. The Foothill Owl mascot used to reside in the highway school tower. Our baby was born in March and I came home to Indianapolis Indiana to stay with my parents until his leave in September 1953. Wasn't there a Card Room called SUTTERS on 237? later and let me tell you, Mountain View was fantastic in the 1ate 1970's and early 80's when I resided in the area. Then it burned down.) There are several stains scattered on the shirt. A lot has changed since then. It's not still there, is it? Crusin with Dave G and the Cuz Glenn. omg Togo's turkey and Avocado. Near San Antonio & Middlefield the pay-to-play indoor racquet ball courts for just a few years, and next to it, I think, was a pay-to-play woodworking shop. It was near the road into Alviso, home of the first Yacht Club in Calif. I always thought the food there was better than Taco Bell. Everyone knows who owns big chunks of that land now. Best hamburgers in the south bay. St James Infirmary on mountain dulcimer - YouTube The narrator, Joe McKennedy, seems to be a jerk. 5-1 or 3-1 etc.. These were new, and under the daily Navy P-3 airplane landing routes (4 propellers). I remember The Beer Garden having a very old, tall, date palm tree in the parking lot. Mayfield Mall Construction went on for quite a while and the place was really novel with JC Penny holding the anchor spot. Welcome to THE VINTAGE MOUNTAIN VIEW SHOP, your one-stop shop for apparel and gift items commemorating long-gone spots in and around Mountain View, California! So many memories. Does anyone remember the gas station on the corner of Castro and California Street. Having just gone to Watsonville for the first time a few months ago, I was YP advertisers receive higher placement in the default ordering of search results and may appear in sponsored listings on the top, side, or bottom of the search results page. People were alot happier back then, with less 503 were here. Jocelyn's Bike shop started in Midtown Palo Alto didn't it? $2.00 pitcher of beer, peanuts on the floor, awesome pinball, and almost a guaranteed biker tussle every Friday night. + many more) I went to Bubb Elementary School when Ben DeBolt was principal, to Graham Junior High, and to Awalt High School (when it was an open campus and we used to cut class occasionally and hang out at an old dry creek bed in the surrounding neighborhood). Original post made by Richard Gambatese, Old Mountain View, on Feb 6, 2009 I was a couselor at the Mt.View Methadone Clinic which was in the County Building at the intersection of Stirlin Rd and Moffett Blvd. Does anyone remember the name of this place? Michelle again. I CAN STILL VISUALIZE THE BILL BOARDS ON THE WALL.. I might be the youngest and recent entry here. I do remember the French Quarter food mart and the Mexican restaurant was called La Posada. Now its an India restaurant. Renamed it La Problem Eata. or his father? Gemco was called Bazaar. The book also said that the owners of Fargo's wanted to build a hotel on the site, but that project obviously didn't go through. The public library on Franklin Street, where Miss Marion the Librarian and Miss Meta Antisdell were like surrogate parents to me. A couple of good books on Mountain View history are: "Milestones - A History of Mountain View" by Mary Jo Ignoffo and "Images of America - Mountain View" by Nicholas Perry. I saw "Purple Rain" at the movies that weekend. I'd love to hear from anyone who may remember me. I remember the wonderful Chinese bakery on Castro that had the best black bean buns..I still haven't found any to rival them. Anyone remember the drive in theaters? Highway School had large wood paned windows, oak floors, wide halls, and huge cloakrooms! Mountain View Hight was located in downtown M.V. The "new" MVHS used to host a carnival in its parking lot on Bryant Avenue in the 80's and there was also one that stopped at the Sears parking lot on San Antonio Rd. Was the Chinese restaurant Qui Hing Low? Those days of MV being a quiet, bucolic suburb are over. Malachi's was a little "head shop" that sold beads, incense and other weird stuff in a little stucco building on the east side of El Camino when you sat at the El Monte and El Camino stop light. Children can walk at night without fear. (Now Shoreline park) It was replaced by the Palo Alto Medical Foundation. YP, the YP logo and all other YP marks contained herein are trademarks of YP LLC and/or YP affiliated companies. El Zarape, Qui Hing Low, Fosters hamburgers, the original "Big Mac" at Johnny Macs, Lindas, The Red Barn, the Sylvania pit, . Knights pharmacy was my grandmas go to pharmacy. Now our old house is appraised at 1.5 million + and apparently the Mtn View I knew and loved is no more. Dana Elementary School, at Dana and Bailey; closed and demolished. a fruit/vegetable stand. State Delicatessen. Domestic Fax. Circulation & Delivery Payless Drug Store, which is now Rite-aid A Palo Alto Co-op store was on the corner of San Antonio and El Camino. It's such a great town still, very expensive but it holds my childhood memories, love MV!! El Chico's Italian was on El Camino to the south. View and Sunnyvale at all times day and night and never had a worry. We moved 12 years ago. The Infirmary was destroyed by an arson fire in 1998. . She made donuts with leftover dough the size of bike tires. I do i do i do boy do I. ! Going into the back of the store was always a scandalous adventure as a child Thank you, this is definitely the place I remembered along 237 (The Beer Garden) but I'd forgotten about the old date palm. This was a Navy town back then. Fargo's was considered the classier place. 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