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Visual Landscape

Visual elements in the Mountain View landscape. These could be buildings, sidewalks, signs, spaces between buildings, chain-link fences, trees, lawn areas, or parks.

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Out of Context

Here are some shots from around town.                        

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Eminent Domain for My People

City Council conducted a study session on February 11 to discuss the Rengstorff train crossing project. The location of this project is …

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Old Middlefield Way

Things are looking up for old-fashioned business along Old Middlefield Way in Mountain View. Or are they? For years, I have driven …

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Neighborhood Type

If a sign is not read, does it convey a message? Do letterforms have souls? We explore the Castro City neighborhood in …

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Far from Close to Home

The Mountain View Motel seen HERE is a hop, skip and a jump away in the Banning-Beaumont area. (1430 E 6th St, …

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Videoscope Will Live Forever

Perhaps you have heard, Videoscope is closing on July 14. Wife and husband owners Nona and Odon Sy are liquidating their inventory …

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El Camino is Up for Grabs

2 days after this photo was taken, the old Tropicana Lodge was flattened. A two-alarm fire char-gutted the building on the evening …