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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?, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 2673 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 mvresident2003, 20 hours ago | 57 comments | 2733 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, 22 hours ago | 7 comments | 1787 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, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 1115 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 Laura Casas & Peter Landsberger, on Oct 21, 2016 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 670 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 | 754 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 Jim Carroll Jones, on Oct 21, 2016 at 12:14 am | 31 comments | 2514 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 | 209 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 | 1960 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 | 7541 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 | 567 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 | 2200 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 | 1754 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 | 456 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 | 1429 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 | 5096 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 | 1691 Views


State, federal bills inspired by Kate Steinle case focus on how law enforcement stores guns

The shooting death of Pleasanton native Kate Steinle in San Francisco last year by a gun stolen from a federal ranger's car...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 5, 2016 at 11:43 am | 6 comments | 1362 Views


MV Whisman school board candidate forum tonight

The League of Women Voters will be hosting a candidate forum tonight for the four candidates seeking a spot on the Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by Tamara Wilson, on Oct 4, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 1205 Views


Rent control opponents collect $520K to fight measures

With just three weeks remaining before mail-in ballots go out for the November election, the political battle is intensifying...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by @Duncan, on Oct 3, 2016 at 7:51 pm | 20 comments | 2441 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 7,362 views

Response to Arguments Against Measure B
By Steve Levy | 15 comments | 1,222 views

Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 829 views