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Guest Opinion: Renters deserve some protections

I'm one of the fortunate minority in the city: I own my house. My wife and I moved to Mountain View in 1998 and in the interim...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Mike, 14 minutes ago | 9 comments | 979 Views


Guest opinion: Rent stabilization is still rent control

Mountain View voters will be asked in the upcoming election to consider two rent control measures, V and W. Both measures...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by My. View Neighbor, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 887 Views


*****Voting Information for Measure V*****

So Much information is being withheld from the public. It is so important for the public to know and understand that Measure...

Original post made by Mike_ on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, 3 hours ago | 22 comments | 234 Views


Six compete to lead Foothill-De Anza district

This November, voters in several North County and West Valley cities will decide who will lead the Foothill-De Anza Community...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kathy Thibodeaux, on Oct 23, 2016 at 6:11 pm | 4 comments | 1207 Views


Election 2016: Mountain View voters face dueling rental measures

Perhaps the most consequential choice in this election cycle, Mountain View voters will decide between competing ballot initiatives...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mike_, on Oct 22, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 58 comments | 2879 Views


Editorial endorsement: Measure V is the right choice to protect renters and the community

Mountain View voters who flat-out oppose rent control in any form will have an easy decision when they cast their ballots...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 22, 2016 at 7:18 pm | 32 comments | 2650 Views


Candidates seek to turn over a new leaf for Mountain View Whisman

The Mountain View Whisman School District is at a critical juncture heading into the November election. Ambitious plans to...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Wilson in the Money?, on Oct 22, 2016 at 8:40 am | 9 comments | 2763 Views


Editorial: Yes on Santa Clara County measures A, B

Two important measures on the Nov. 8 ballot ask Santa Clara County voters to approve a $950 million bond measure to build...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by NO on B / 4th VTA tax, on Oct 21, 2016 at 12:01 pm | 7 comments | 2818 Views


Measure A backers hope to put dent in affordable-housing crisis

What some officials say is the most significant measure in Santa Clara County history to help low- and moderate-income residents...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2016
Last comment by Not really, on Oct 21, 2016 at 11:57 am | 4 comments | 1285 Views


County voters to decide on Measure B half-cent sales tax

Voters will decide next month on a measure that would raise billions of dollars to help address many public transportation...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Oct 21, 2016 at 8:11 am | 7 comments | 880 Views


pro-transit and environmental groups oppose additional VTA tax

Three pro-transit and environmental groups, BayRail Alliance, the Sierra Club, and Silicon Valley Transit Users are urging...

Original post made by Steve Ly on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Thanh, on Oct 18, 2016 at 10:01 am | 13 comments | 220 Views


Opposition mailer draws backlash from rent-control groups

Bay Area rent-control supporters are submitting a formal complaint against the California Apartment Association for what...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Poor landlords!, on Oct 14, 2016 at 11:55 pm | 15 comments | 1997 Views


Resident suing to take rent control measure off ballot

A Mountain View resident is suing the city to remove a City Council-backed rent control measure from the November ballot. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by @mvresident2003, on Oct 13, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 55 comments | 7676 Views


Guest opinion: Displacement of city's residents an epidemic in our midst

What do you call a mass displacement of longtime residents forced out of their community? An exodus? A social tragedy? An...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 13, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 11 comments | 592 Views


LASD school board: two vie for one seat

The Los Altos School District has been out of the spotight in recent years, after signing a five-year agreement resolving...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Oct 12, 2016 at 9:44 pm | 17 comments | 2240 Views


Major fixes needed for high school buildings

Mountain View and Los Altos high schools may look radically different in the coming years as the Mountain View-Los Altos...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Cognitive Dissonance, on Oct 12, 2016 at 7:25 pm | 4 comments | 1782 Views



Original post made by lenny on Oct. 8, 2016
Last comment by In the End, on Oct 12, 2016 at 12:38 am | 21 comments | 464 Views


Lopsided campaign spending for LASD parcel tax

Campaign spending on Measure GG, a $223 parcel tax on property owners within the Los Altos School District, shows that proponents...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Fair School Taxes, on Oct 11, 2016 at 2:52 pm | 13 comments | 1471 Views


Big turnover for Mountain View Whisman school board

Four candidates will be facing off this November for seats on the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2016
Last comment by Monta Loma mom , on Oct 7, 2016 at 12:45 pm | 20 comments | 5197 Views


Council candidates' fundraising hits city's spending limit

As the final push begins for the Nov. 8 election, Mountain View's eight City Council candidates have amassed sizable war...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Kacey Carpenter, on Oct 7, 2016 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 1726 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
By Elena Kadvany | 6 comments | 13,359 views

Response to Arguments Against Measure B
By Steve Levy | 20 comments | 2,281 views

Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 2 comments | 1,099 views