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Letters to the editor: Measure D, Foothill-De Anza measures, Rishi Kumar

Letters to the editor in the Feb. 14 edition on the City Council rent control Measure D, Foothill-De Anza Community College...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, 2 hours ago | 18 comments | 1014 Views

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Measure D: In reshaping rent control, council members ask for community's trust

Rent control, one of Mountain View's most divisive issues, is back on the ballot March 3. For the first time since 2016,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by @Lenny Siegel, 2 hours ago | 35 comments | 929 Views

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Editorial: Brownrigg for state Senate

With the impressive group of candidates for California's 13th Senate district, we give the nod to Michael Brownrigg, who...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2020
Last comment by @Gary, 7 hours ago | 3 comments | 918 Views

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State Senate candidate faces allegations she violated 'non-coordination' rule with real estate political-action committee

A complaint has been filed with the California Fair Political Practices Commission against state Senate candidate Annie Oliva,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, 12 hours ago | 14 comments | 1347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: No on Measure D, the City Council's rent control rewrite

As the adage goes, trust has to be earned. So voters must ask themselves, on the prickly subject of rent control, has the...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, 12 hours ago | 12 comments | 2155 Views

AROUND TOWN

New documents show man killed in fiery Tesla crash reported problems with Autopilot system

A Tesla driver who died after striking a highway median in Mountain View reportedly complained of problems Autopilot problems...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
Last comment by Resident , on Feb 15, 2020 at 3:19 pm | 7 comments | 1924 Views

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At 'pivotal' moment in presidential campaign, Pete Buttigieg makes plea to voters in Palo Alto

In comments to about 200 supporters in Palo Alto on Friday, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg pitched himself as an inclusive,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by concern trolling for the orange impotus, on Feb 15, 2020 at 2:24 pm | 14 comments | 1228 Views

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Brownrigg for state Senate

There couldn't be a better example of why legislative term limits is a good thing than the quality of the candidates competing...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 15, 2020 at 4:08 am | 3 comments | 456 Views

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Income inequality reaches a 'historic high' in Silicon Valley, new report shows

Despite a hot economy and a slight dip in home prices, 2019 was a year of reckoning for Silicon Valley's high-tech giants,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 14, 2020 at 9:20 pm | 6 comments | 2647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Using DNA evidence, Mountain View police arrest man in 2004 sexual assault case

A New Mexico man was arrested and extradited to California this week after DNA evidence connected him to a 2004 sexual assault...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by resident, on Feb 14, 2020 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1945 Views

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Country's biggest apartment owners group joins campaign for Measure D

A landlord group that's long been opposed to rent control is actively campaigning in favor of a Mountain View measure to...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 14, 2020 at 1:01 pm | 33 comments | 4689 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View to pay $350K in settlement over forced sexual assault exam of 5-year-old

A Mountain View couple that sued the city after their young daughter was forced to undergo an invasive sexual assault exam...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Feb 14, 2020 at 12:35 pm | 10 comments | 3439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supervisors OK universal meal program for hungry kids in Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved establishing a "universal meal pilot program"...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 14, 2020 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1015 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman finds itself $500K short on developer fees

Mountain View's first North Bayshore housing project generated $12 million in funding for local schools. But when it came...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 13, 2020 at 6:22 pm | 21 comments | 7925 Views

AROUND TOWN

'It feels really, really free': After 14 days in coronavirus quarantine, mother and daughter return home to Palo Alto

A Palo Alto mother and daughter returned home Tuesday after spending weeks at the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2020
Last comment by Nobel prize, on Feb 13, 2020 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ames wind tunnels put NASA's new moonshot to the test

America's latest bid to send astronauts into space has researchers at NASA Ames hard at work, trying to figure out how to...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
Last comment by Its not what you think, on Feb 12, 2020 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 2760 Views

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People trapped in elevators after utility fire knocks out power, sparks grass fires in Mountain View

A transformer attached to a utility pole caught fire in Mountain View on Tuesday afternoon, causing several small grass...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
Last comment by PG&E Rep, on Feb 12, 2020 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 2480 Views

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Killing them softly: Santa Clara County to ensure immature mosquitoes never grow up

Santa Clara County will unleash an eco-friendly larvicide on mosquitoes in the Palo Alto Baylands on Wednesday. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2020
Last comment by home of registered user, on Feb 12, 2020 at 6:28 am | 4 comments | 1676 Views

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Candidates for state Senate to square off at Feb. 5 debate

Seven candidates for California Senate District 13 will go head-to-head in a debate on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2020
Last comment by W Butkus, on Feb 12, 2020 at 5:20 am | 4 comments | 4247 Views

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Meet the 7 candidates who want to represent you in Sacramento

With seven candidates vying to become the next lawmaker for California's 13th Senate district, voters on March 3 will decide...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by Mike D, on Feb 12, 2020 at 5:15 am | 6 comments | 2770 Views
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