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Uber driver arrested for alleged sexual assault

East Palo Alto police have arrested an Uber driver for sexually allegedly assaulting his passenger after an incident that...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Gary, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 900 Views

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Landlords hid big election spending

A landlord advocacy group effectively hid from voters big expenditures in Mountain View's November City Council election,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Agreed, 15 hours ago | 58 comments | 3355 Views

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November election: who will run?

The local election season is officially kicking off this week. The filing period for candidates to run in the Nov. 8 election...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Angel S. , on Jul 22, 2016 at 6:20 pm | 22 comments | 3307 Views

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Rent control initiative qualifies for fall ballot

The Mountain View Tenants Coalition announced Thursday evening that its rent control initiative has qualified to appear on...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 18, 2016 at 9:14 pm | 13 comments | 2253 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Sounding the call for more candidates Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/07/15/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 18, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 5 comments | 340 Views

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Council backs competing rent-control measure

A thin majority of the Mountain View City Council on Thursday night backed plans for an alternate rent-control ordinance...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Alan L., on Jul 17, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 29 comments | 3249 Views

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Editorial: Don't muddy the waters on November ballot

The Mountain View City Council made serious mistakes, in our view, when it approved an anemic set of rules that the majority...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by @So what happened?, on Jul 16, 2016 at 8:36 pm | 7 comments | 361 Views

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New startup could help teachers buy Bay Area homes

School districts in Mountain View have acknowledged that the high cost of living is putting the squeeze on teachers, making...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by @Cuernavaca , on Jul 14, 2016 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 2546 Views

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Council to discuss alternatives for rent-control measure

In a special meeting on Thursday, Mountain View elected leaders will make a last-ditch effort to consider some kind of alternative...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 13, 2016 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 2058 Views

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VTA scales back toll lane plans

A controversial plan to construct toll lanes in the Highway 85 median could be abandoned, after city leaders made clear that...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on Jul 7, 2016 at 3:47 pm | 28 comments | 3033 Views

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Mayor pitches plan for alternate rent control measure

In a challenge to Mountain View's citizen-backed initiative to curb rising rents, city officials could draft a second ballot...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Thomas Jefferson, on Jul 7, 2016 at 3:22 pm | 18 comments | 4359 Views

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Tuesday: Council to discuss renter mediation program

After more than six months of preparation, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday could take action on skyrocketing rents....

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by @John, on Jul 7, 2016 at 1:29 am | 25 comments | 2785 Views

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Planning Commissioner Matichak joins council race

Mountain's View November City Council election just got more competitive: this week Planning Commissioner Lisa Matichak filed...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 5, 2016 at 6:02 pm | 34 comments | 2448 Views

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Hospital budgets for big expansion plans

El Camino Hospital staff are budgeting for a lucrative year next fiscal year, calling for cost-cutting measures and another...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2016
Last comment by San Jose, on Jul 3, 2016 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 2014 Views

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City Council approves El Camino's expansion plans

Despite worries that traffic along Grant Road will go from bad to worse in the coming years, Mountain View City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by One who cares, on Jul 1, 2016 at 12:04 pm | 14 comments | 5178 Views

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Former Stanford anesthesia tech gets year in jail for molesting patients

A former anesthesia technician at Stanford Hospital was sentenced to a year in jail Wednesday after pleading no contest to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by DA Lembert?, on Jun 30, 2016 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 1456 Views

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VTA board OKs new sales tax measure

A long-planned sales tax measure is set to go on the November ballot now that the Valley Transportation Authority board of...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Jun 25, 2016 at 8:49 pm | 38 comments | 1765 Views

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County OKs $950 million housing bond for ballot

In what is being hailed as a chance to end regional homelessness, the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Too many measures to pass, on Jun 23, 2016 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1117 Views

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Rent-control measure expected to go to voters in November

A signature-gathering effort to place a measure on the November ballot that would restrict increases in Mountain View's apartment...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by The voters will decide, on Jun 21, 2016 at 2:08 pm | 46 comments | 5016 Views

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Independent groups pump cash into Assembly campaign

With the crowded race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in the 24th District heading into the final stretch, independent...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Has Berman accomplished anything?, on Jun 21, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 15 comments | 2142 Views
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PokéWorks opens in Mountain View
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