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New mayor pledges civility and courtesy in 2017

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, the City Council unanimously chose Ken Rosenberg to be Mountain View's mayor for 2017, a role that takes...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Popular Votr, 31 minutes ago | 33 comments | 4047 Views

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Eshoo introduces bill requiring presidents, candidates to release tax returns

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo introduced a new bill in Congress on Thursday that would require presidents and presidential candidates...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Tax Returns, on Jan 11, 2017 at 3:25 pm | 22 comments | 2585 Views

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Dismayed by Trump, political activists vie for local offices

Plenty of people probably want nothing to do with politics after last November's election, but for some it's exactly why...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by Kacey , on Jan 6, 2017 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 326 Views

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Landlords take Measure V to court

Two days from being enacted, Mountain View's voter-approved rent-control law, Measure V, is being challenged and potentially...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 3, 2017 at 1:39 pm | 110 comments | 9054 Views

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Guest opinion: Mayor's message of peace on Earth and good will

As 2016 comes to a close and we surround ourselves with friends and family, I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by George, on Dec 28, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 5 comments | 1986 Views

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Editorial: City's refusal to release applications wrongheaded

The city's voters spoke last month, in essence telling the City Council that it wasn't doing enough to protect renters from...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by reader, on Dec 28, 2016 at 3:14 pm | 17 comments | 984 Views

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Before Trump takes office, schools look to protect undocumented students

At Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, President Thuy Nguyen is racing against time to figure out ways the community college...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2016
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Dec 22, 2016 at 9:35 pm | 26 comments | 4400 Views

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VTA board OKs emergency paratransit contract

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority approved a $12.5 million emergency contract with a new paratransit provider...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by lee hopkins, on Dec 20, 2016 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 1678 Views

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Ramirez, Cox tapped for planning commission seats

Lucas Ramirez, who was edged out of a City Council seat in the November election, was selected as the likely pick for an...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by David, on Dec 8, 2016 at 7:35 am | 5 comments | 2524 Views

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Measure A passes with a slim victory

Santa Clara County officials announced Monday that Measure A, the $950 million affordable housing bond designed to help house...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Housing first works!, on Nov 30, 2016 at 10:45 am | 4 comments | 2018 Views

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Santa Clara County eyes plan to offer legal aid to undocumented residents

Undocumented immigrants facing threats of deportation by the forthcoming Trump administration may soon have more legal help...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2016
Last comment by The Donald, on Nov 22, 2016 at 8:41 pm | 12 comments | 3523 Views

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Guest opinion:We must confront Trump's agenda onsustainability and human rights issues

Listening to commentators discuss the presidential election, one might think that Donald Trump had won by a landslide. In...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by Bob 2, on Nov 22, 2016 at 8:49 am | 18 comments | 977 Views

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City Council backs immediate eviction protections

In an effort to staunch a recent wave of evictions, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday morning voted to immediately...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by The Donald, on Nov 20, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 34 comments | 5512 Views

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Fearing evictions, city backs immediate tenant protections

In an effort to staunch a recent wave of evictions, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday morning voted to immediately...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by Happy Days, on Nov 15, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 300 Views

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Measure V ekes out narrow win

In a result that has huge implications for the local housing market, Mountain View voters have dealt a narrow win to the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by renter economist, on Nov 14, 2016 at 4:14 pm | 112 comments | 21558 Views

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Los Altos police chief to retire next month

The police chief of the Los Altos Police Department announced his retirement, department officials said Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Nov 14, 2016 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

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Change.Org Petition to Electoral College - Make Hillary Clinton President on December 19

Change.Org Petition to Electoral College - Make Hillary Clinton President on December 19 LINK: https://www.change.org/p/electoral-college-electors-electoral-college-make-hil...

Original post made by Thomas Paine on Nov. 11, 2016
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Measure B wins by a large margin; Measure A squeaks by

Two big-money Santa Clara County tax measures intended to address the county's transportation and housing needs have been...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Common sense, on Nov 10, 2016 at 3:37 pm | 6 comments | 3724 Views

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Wilson, Blakely and Gutierrez lead in school board race

With all 33 precincts reporting, incumbent Jose Gutierrez and candidates Tamara Wilson and Laura Blakely appear to be the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Stevenson parent , on Nov 9, 2016 at 11:50 pm | 4 comments | 2170 Views

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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 | 5 comments | 4494 Views
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