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New hotel approved for North Bayshore

A proposal for the North Bayshore neighborhood's first hotel was unanimously approved by the Mountain View City Council....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by FormerResident, on Nov 9, 2016 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 1592 Views

ELECTIONS

Voters split on rent control measures

Election night results show Mountain View voters are leaning toward yes on the Measure V rent control charter amendment and...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by ANON, on Nov 9, 2016 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 4262 Views

ELECTIONS

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 Get Ready! Can You Say the next President is, on Nov 8, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 68 comments | 3087 Views

ELECTIONS

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 Mike_, on Nov 8, 2016 at 7:08 pm | 58 comments | 2360 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to survey riders on bike parking

Caltrain passengers can give their opinion on bike parking issues at the transit agency's stations via an online survey that...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 8, 2016 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 922 Views

ELECTIONS

Burnt toast forces voters from county building

Hundreds of people, including residents trying to vote, were briefly evacuated from a Santa Clara County building in San...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
Last comment by ProudAmerican, on Nov 8, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 1176 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man arrested at Little Caesar's Pizza, again

For the second time in two weeks, a 25-year-old transient man has been arrested at Little Caesar's Pizza in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by mountainview_local, on Nov 8, 2016 at 6:57 am | 10 comments | 4368 Views

ELECTIONS

Rent control opponents raise $1.2M to defeat Bay Area measures

It looks like no expense is being spared to defeat ballot initiatives restricting apartment rents in Mountain View and four...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by The Donald, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:05 pm | 85 comments | 5248 Views

ELECTIONS

*****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 Mike_, on Nov 7, 2016 at 8:57 pm | 47 comments | 717 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Ahead of rent-control vote, eviction spree hits tenants

For Elized Ramirez, this is a time of uncertainty, when her longstanding financial planning has been thrown into limbo. In...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Mike_, on Nov 7, 2016 at 8:53 pm | 58 comments | 6558 Views

ELECTIONS

Assembly race splits Democratic establishment

Unlike in recent years, where the district's anointed Democrat rolled to a comfortable Election Day victory, this year's...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Liz Lynx, on Nov 7, 2016 at 7:44 pm | 9 comments | 2243 Views

ELECTIONS

Editorial endorsement: Mountain View City Council

The ==I Voice== endorses incumbents John McAlister and Chris Clark, and challengers Lisa Matichak and Lucas Ramirez. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Monta Loma, on Nov 7, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 25 comments | 4615 Views

ELECTIONS

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 Tamara Logan, on Nov 7, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 19 comments | 2863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy 114th Birthday, Mountain View!

Mountain View was incorporated on November 7th, 1902. It's been an interesting 114 years! NB: I wasn't here for all of...

Original post made by Greg Coladonato on Nov. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 136 Views

ELECTIONS

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 Nov 7, 2016 at 11:04 am | 56 comments | 5089 Views

ELECTIONS

Council puts the brakes on backyard pot plants

Faced with the possibility that Mountain View residents could legally start growing marijuana in their backyards are early...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Zap, on Nov 6, 2016 at 8:04 pm | 22 comments | 2616 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools grapple with lower test scores

By most measures, student performance in the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is on the upswing. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by alanmcdonough, on Nov 6, 2016 at 4:49 pm | 11 comments | 1715 Views

SPORTS

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Original post made by opkdsfdhddcv on Nov. 6, 2016
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ELECTIONS

Council hopefuls let the campaign mailers fly

In the home stretch for the Nov. 8 election, Mountain View's eight City Council candidates are making their final pitches...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by not concerned with (old) pictures, on Nov 6, 2016 at 7:20 am | 7 comments | 4245 Views

OTHER ISSUES

An eco-dilemma: save redwoods or build bike lanes?

Google's ambitious plans to build a futuristic headquarters in Mountain View's North Bayshore is hitting big snags over some...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by water water not a drop to drink, on Nov 5, 2016 at 10:46 am | 51 comments | 5649 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 11,829 views