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Flipping a U-turn, MV leaders endorse dedicated bus lanes

Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by DavidR, on May 13, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 460 comments | 16118 Views

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El Camino bus plan faces backlash

Tuesday's meeting on Mountain View's annual budget was overshadowed by a crowd of public speakers wanting to talk about the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by DavidR, on May 14, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 128 comments | 8375 Views

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Keep Outside Money Out of Local Politics

I follow the city council race closely because I care about the city very much. It is very important for me to have someone...

Original post made by alarmed_citizen on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Looks like Outside money worked, on Nov 6, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 117 comments | 3729 Views

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Yes or No on the LASD Bond?

I am leaning towards no. I think we need a new school but it doesn't seem like that is the focus. I would vote yes if...

Original post made by undecided voter on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Landers, on Sep 18, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 115 comments | 2912 Views

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City should step up for Milk Pail

It is difficult to believe that City Council members and top city officials are backpedaling rapidly when asked how they...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Ineke, on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:27 am | 114 comments | 17588 Views

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School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Incompetence, on Aug 14, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 109 comments | 15618 Views

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Our position on Props. 5 to 8

Last week the <I>Voice</I></B> offered recommendations on the first four propositions on the Nov. 4 ballot. This week we...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Rita, on Nov 10, 2008 at 8:19 am | 90 comments | 5976 Views

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Candidates see housing crisis solutions in North Bayshore

If their support for a new residential neighborhood north of Highway 101 is any indication, Mountain View's City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by sanantonio-phase2-MV, on Aug 22, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 86 comments | 16062 Views

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Get ready, it's a council election year

It's only February, but at least four candidates have filed statements of interest to run for City Council in the November...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 26, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 86 comments | 24576 Views

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Ivanovic pulls ahead of Swan in LASD race

Sunday's updated election results show that Vladimir Ivanovic has overtaken John Swan in the Los Altos School District election,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by LASD & BCS Parent, on Nov 18, 2014 at 6:22 am | 78 comments | 4292 Views

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LASD narrows down new school options

After months of soliciting public opinion from hundreds of district parents and residents, the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Not in MV, on Sep 21, 2015 at 10:56 am | 76 comments | 5778 Views

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Measure N racks up more 'yes' votes

The $150 million school bond proposed by the Los Altos School District to accommodate growing enrollment may win after all. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by SQW, on Nov 17, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 67 comments | 5575 Views

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MP mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway, and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 58 comments | 21210 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, on Jul 25, 2016 at 10:04 am | 58 comments | 3525 Views

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Much-criticized mediation program wins council approval

In a 4-3 vote, the Mountain View City Council gave the final nod to an ordinance creating a mandatory-mediation program to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on May 10, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 56 comments | 3798 Views

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Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Malia, on Apr 3, 2014 at 11:30 am | 56 comments | 14325 Views

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Landlords rattled by specter of rent control

With favorable polling and two separate rent stabilization measures going before voters this November, the possibility that...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Not so awesome , on Aug 26, 2016 at 6:39 am | 55 comments | 8508 Views

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Tenant advocates push back against looming deadline

Each and every day will count in the race against time for the Mountain View Tenants' Coalition to gather signatures for...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by NoTrustInTheVoice, on Jun 1, 2016 at 7:33 pm | 55 comments | 3521 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 | 5740 Views

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Council candidate Lisa Matichak seeks to preserve city's character

After an introduction to Mountain View politics through her neighborhood's opposition to a housing project at 450 Whisman...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by MV_resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 11:08 am | 53 comments | 8996 Views
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