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Campaign drops plans for 2018 rent control measure
A proposed ballot initiative to curtail Mountain View's rent control law won't be going on the November ballot -- but it's... Last comment 10 hours ago | 15 comments

State Democrats support repeal of Costa-Hawkins' rent control constraints
The California Democratic Party on Sunday voted overwhelmingly to endorse Proposition 10, the statewide Affordable Housing... Last comment 5 minutes ago | 27 comments

 
 
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"California Burning"
View of Half Dome from Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park. Normally, on a night like this, the sky would be full of stars. At a time like this (September), a thick band of stars constituting the Milky Way would be clearly visible. But the raging wildfires have blotted everything out. Submitted by Prasenjit Sengupta on Sep 13, 2015

 
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Movies al fresco
Trade the sticky floors and overpriced popcorn for the grassy expanse of a city park and a picnic dinner. Tuesday, 1:45 PM

State Democrats support repeal of Costa-Hawkins' rent control constraints
The California Democratic Party on Sunday voted overwhelmingly to endorse Proposition 10, the statewide Affordable Housing Act, which would repeal the anti-rent-control Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and return power to regulate rents to local communities.
Tuesday, 9:18 AM | 27 comments

Regional group exploring housing solutions
A new regional group exploring ways to build more affordable and low-income housing is preparing to present its findings at a meeting this Wednesday following a workshop series that ended in East Palo Alto last week. Tuesday, 9:18 AM | 4 comments

Tech Showcase returns to Mountain View on Wednesday
The latest gizmos and technology coming out of Mountain View will be on display at the city's annual Technology Showcase this Wednesday, July 18, at the Civic Center Plaza. Monday, 1:55 PM

Affordable housing nonprofit's CEO stepping down
Palo Alto Housing President and CEO Candice Gonzalez will leave the nonprofit next month to join Sand Hill Property Company as chief housing officer and managing director. Monday, 1:40 PM

Tax proposal leans heavily on big business
Mountain View's business fees currently charge basically the same fees for companies of any size, whether its Milk Pail or Microsoft. A new plan heading to voters this November would make this tax scale up based on headcount. Sunday, 5:04 PM | 2 comments

Letters to the editor: July 13, 2018
This week, letters to the editor on the proposed 'Google tax,' rent control, LASD school plans, bike capacity on Caltrain, high school stadium lights, and the November election. Saturday, 3:03 PM | 7 comments

Ada's Cafe makes plea for donations following Mountain View kitchen's rent hike
In the face of rising rent and labor costs, Palo Alto's Ada's Cafe, which employs adults with developmental disabilities, is seeking donations from the community to keep its doors open. Friday, 10:07 AM | 6 comments

Campaign drops plans for 2018 rent control measure

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