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Cities join forces to back transportation-funding plan

With Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure, Palo Alto and eight other cities in the north...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:03 am | 17 comments | 1800 Views

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Controversial board member won't seek re-election

Steve Nelson, a controversial member of the Mountain View Whisman School District board, told the Voice in an email Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by thank goodness!, on Feb 7, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 14 comments | 2374 Views

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Editorial: Water district board's delay on contract wise, but what's the next step?

The Santa Clara Valley Water District board's Jan. 26 decision to delay action on a staff-recommended contract is an encouraging...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2016
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 5, 2016 at 5:42 am | 1 comment | 217 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>How can we help our neighbor? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/01/22/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2016
Last comment by Where the letters are, on Jan 23, 2016 at 8:48 am | 1 comment | 274 Views

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Race for Assembly seat draws more aspirants

Longtime Mountain View Councilman Mike Kasperzak's bid to replace Rich Gordon as the 24th District state assemblyman just...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jan 3, 2016 at 10:15 am | 4 comments | 1821 Views

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Crime brief: woman allegedly groped in laundromat

A 19-year-old transient man was arrested after he had allegedly groped a transient woman inside a laundromat in Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2015
Last comment by Donald Trump Voter, on Dec 29, 2015 at 8:49 pm | 1 comment | 1581 Views

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Editorial: Urgent action needed to protect city's renters

With this month's approval of two renter-assistance measures, the City Council has taken steps toward giving Mountain View...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 11, 2015 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 539 Views

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Gov. Brown responds to Paris attacks

Governor Jerry Brown activated the California State Threat Assessment System in response to the killings Friday in Paris,...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Nov 22, 2015 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 1549 Views

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Guest opinion: Rent-increase mediation law could help

Even though six of seven members of the Mountain View City Council were screened and endorsed by landlord groups using fictitious...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Gary Wesley, on Nov 13, 2015 at 1:57 am | 1 comment | 370 Views

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Voters reject Los Altos bond measure

A bond measure to fund renovations at a Los Altos park and community center has been roundly rejected by voters in Tuesday's...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Nov 11, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 46 comments | 3062 Views

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Editorial: Water district needs outside audit, firmer policies

The county District Attorney's Office is looking into allegations of improper conduct and payouts of public funds for work...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2015
Last comment by Culture of Corruption, on Nov 8, 2015 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 523 Views

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Council shies away from rent caps

Following weeks of public outcry on rising rents, Mountain View leaders gave a clear signal Monday they would not consider...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by To Gary, on Oct 26, 2015 at 10:44 pm | 5 comments | 487 Views

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Council shies away from rent regulation

Following weeks of public outcry on rising rents, Mountain View leaders gave a clear signal Monday they would not consider...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by LoveMV, on Oct 26, 2015 at 1:09 am | 54 comments | 4815 Views

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Minimum wage hike is the right thing to do

As a citizen of Mountain View, I strongly support raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2018, and I believe that a...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Let em eat cake!, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:23 am | 2 comments | 493 Views

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City on the spot to discuss rental crisis

With no easy answers on the table, the Mountain View City Council will discuss on Monday how to respond to a hot rental market...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by find better solutions, on Oct 19, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 16 comments | 3640 Views

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A solution or a fantasy? Maybe a cop-out

The only encouraging thing about Councilman Mike Kasperzak's proposal to create a "fair rental-practices program" to address...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by youthful steve, on Oct 19, 2015 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 566 Views

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Local officials have little enthusiasm for El Camino bus plan

A proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real is facing a new round of skepticism. On Wednesday, representatives...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Oct 13, 2015 at 8:31 am | 34 comments | 1302 Views

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Council eyes voluntary rules for landlords

Following weeks of unrelenting complaints that rising rents are pricing out scores of tenants, the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2015
Last comment by ellespeth, on Oct 12, 2015 at 8:04 pm | 10 comments | 3782 Views

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Let's enlarge our toolbox to address Mountain View's housing crisis

Throughout my eight years on the Mountain View City Council, my colleagues and I worked hard to ensure Mountain View is an...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by eric, on Oct 8, 2015 at 12:56 am | 2 comments | 1016 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Renewable-energy effort gains force Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2015/10/02/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Cherie Walkowiak, on Oct 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 682 Views
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Relaxing the Height Limit for Housing with Conditions
By Steve Levy | 35 comments | 2,249 views

Relationship Baggage or "Emo Crap"
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 695 views