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Gov. Brown signs off on Caltrain's sales-tax measure

The approval of Senate Bill 797 will allow Caltrain to move ahead with a sales-tax increase measure. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by the rest of the story, on Oct 15, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 20 comments | 2381 Views


Gov. Brown signs housing crisis bills into law

Gov. Jerry Brown and other state lawmakers gathered in San Francisco Friday to take aim at alleviating the state's housing...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by Cocaine addict, on Oct 4, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 10 comments | 1619 Views


New $52.4 billion gas tax plan wins approval from state Legislature

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by, on Oct 3, 2017 at 3:41 am | 12 comments | 2519 Views


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 Tom, on Sep 28, 2017 at 8:09 pm | 7 comments | 3362 Views


Editorial: Hatred and bigotry not welcome here

As the volume of racist, anti-Semitic and violence-inciting rhetoric has risen around the country over the past months, local...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm | 32 comments | 971 Views


Mountain View takes a stand

For the second time in as many weeks, hundreds gathered in downtown Mountain View Saturday for a peaceful demonstration celebrating...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 1, 2017 at 10:08 pm | 20 comments | 2875 Views


Airplane noise reduction proposals under review

The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing more than 100 recommendations that a committee of South Bay legislators...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto res, on Aug 31, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 51 comments | 4002 Views


Law professors voice opposition to Persky recall

More than 90 law professors from throughout California, including 29 from Stanford University, signed a letter this week...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Aug 21, 2017 at 1:13 am | 5 comments | 1862 Views


Independent groups pump cash into Assembly campaign

With the crowded race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in the 24th District heading into the final stretch, independent...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Has Berman accomplished anything?, on Aug 14, 2017 at 8:19 am | 20 comments | 3610 Views


Georgia hospital executive hired to lead El Camino Hospital

El Camino Hospital's board of directors agreed Wednesday night to hire Dan Woods as the hospital's next president and CEO. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Melinda, on Aug 11, 2017 at 2:44 am | 3 comments | 5814 Views


El Camino plans to open new clinic in San Jose

In an ongoing effort to extend its reach well beyond Mountain View and neighboring cities, El Camino Hospital is aiming to...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by "blue-hatted" Republican, on Aug 1, 2017 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 2847 Views


Valley losing federal 'mega-investments' race

Silicon Valley is losing the race for huge federal investments that will jumpstart the industries of the future, a panel...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 30, 2017 at 9:58 am | 6 comments | 6042 Views


Police warn of phone scam demanding ransom

A virtual kidnapping scam involving a demand for ransom in exchange for a loved one's release reported across the country...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1467 Views


Peninsula economy labor growth stalled

A midyear analysis of Silicon Valley and San Francisco Peninsula economic trends shows unemployment at its lowest rate since...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Anke, on Jul 25, 2017 at 2:31 pm | 2 comments | 1703 Views


Federal judge keeps injunction blocking Trump order on sanctuary cities in place

A federal judge in San Francisco Thursday denied a request by President Donald Trump's administration to lift an injunction...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by Zekkular Bulgaris, on Jul 25, 2017 at 10:38 am | 5 comments | 1454 Views


Eshoo holds town hall meeting Saturday

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, will be stopping by the 18th Congressional District to meet with constituents for a town hall...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Impeach and remove Trump and Spence, on Jul 21, 2017 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 1184 Views


New census shows Mountain View homeless population growing

Call it Exhibit A of Silicon Valley's worsening housing crisis – a new Santa Clara County homeless census has found a spike...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Clarification, on Jul 18, 2017 at 3:45 pm | 37 comments | 4956 Views


Supervisor Simitian to hold 'sidewalk office hours'

Community members can stop by their local farmers' markets this weekend to talk about issues of interest and concern with...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2017
Last comment by ChangeMenloWaypoint, on Jul 16, 2017 at 12:25 pm | 6 comments | 1216 Views


Rental committee set to decide on landlords' profits tonight

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday night is set to decide on "fair rate of return" standards for thousands...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by @Berkeley grad, on Jul 13, 2017 at 1:13 am | 30 comments | 2057 Views


City budget holds big payday for employees

The big theme of Mountain View's $125 million budget is the city is due to get a huge windfall -- and officials have already...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 10, 2017 at 4:34 pm | 17 comments | 2957 Views
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