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Rent control's origins in New York's dairy dilemma

It might seem a world away, but Mountain View's current struggle to curb housing costs has a history that dates back to dairy...

Original post made on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 595 Views

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More carpool and express lanes on U.S. Highway 101?

How to manage congestion on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County is the focus of two public...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by Begaya, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 709 Views

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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 John, 4 hours ago | 46 comments | 2312 Views

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MV Whisman hires new director of special ed

he Mountain View Whisman School District announced that Gary Johnson, an administrator in charge of special education in...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by bk05, on May 27, 2017 at 7:41 pm | 4 comments | 1002 Views

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Concern rises over restrictions for grade separations

As the Valley Transportation Authority prepares to dole out the first portion of the $6 billion Measure B funds, Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Dave Simpson, on May 27, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 2183 Views

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Guest opinion: A call for volunteers to help realize visionary plan

Like many of you, I feel battered by daily reports of what is going on around the world and in our nation's capital. As citizens...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Hypocrisy In Action, on May 26, 2017 at 9:18 pm | 1 comment | 440 Views

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Los Altos nonprofit awards $60,000

The Los Altos Community Foundation (LACF) has donated over $1.7 million to Los Altos community organizations since its founding...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by @William Hitchens, on May 17, 2017 at 5:42 pm | 4 comments | 1125 Views

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School district weighs $2.7M plan to close achievement gap

Each year, the Mountain View Whisman School District faces a mountain of a challenge: helping close to 1,300 students succeed...

Original post made on May. 12, 2017
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on May 14, 2017 at 5:38 pm | 19 comments | 2134 Views

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Fundraiser for local schools kicks off

Two local education foundations are teaming up to encourage residents to donate to local elementary and middle schools in...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by LASD Taxpayer, on May 11, 2017 at 6:37 am | 6 comments | 1568 Views

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CAA drops lawsuit against rent control

The California Apartment Association has announced it is dropping its legal challenges to rent control measures in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 7, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 11, 2017 at 12:08 am | 32 comments | 4402 Views

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Bay Area representatives react to 'Trumpcare'

Elected officials throughout the Bay Area reacted with criticism and dismay to the U.S. House of Representatives' narrow...

Original post made on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on May 9, 2017 at 4:42 pm | 10 comments | 1876 Views

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Could city tenants get a rent refund?

Starting next month, rents on thousands of Mountain View apartments are expected to roll back to 2015 rates as part of the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by SAMA, on May 8, 2017 at 5:34 pm | 23 comments | 3012 Views

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Measure B voting deadline on Tuesday

Residents in the Mountain View Whisman School District have until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, to turn in ballots for the Measure...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 6, 2017 at 9:43 am | 15 comments | 1974 Views

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Governor signs $52.4 billion gas tax into law

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday signed into law a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee intended to pay for fixing...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2017
Last comment by I know people at hooli, on May 1, 2017 at 9:26 pm | 6 comments | 1570 Views

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Companies, PTAs fuel Measure B campaign

Construction, engineering and architecture firms remained the top donors for the Mountain View Whisman School District’s...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2017
Last comment by Ben, on May 1, 2017 at 8:10 pm | 20 comments | 1758 Views

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Tax measure would hold the line for school funding

Starting this week, Mountain View Whisman School District residents will get to decide whether to continue boosting local...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Ben, on May 1, 2017 at 8:04 pm | 27 comments | 1366 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Seven reasons to support Measure B Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2017/04/28/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2017
Last comment by Postmark ballot by May 2, on Apr 30, 2017 at 9:22 am | 3 comments | 306 Views

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Council balks at bulky Avalon Bay project

In a study session at the April 18 meeting, the City Council reviewed plans to squeeze nearly 350 new apartments into a site...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Scooter, on Apr 28, 2017 at 9:02 am | 17 comments | 2735 Views

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Hard choices await City Council in goal-setting session

In one of their most consequential meetings of 2017, elected leaders next week will lay out their grand strategy for Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 28, 2017 at 8:37 am | 10 comments | 2154 Views

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Judge issues preliminary injunction blocking sanctuary executive order

A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction in a pair of lawsuits filed by the city of San Francisco and Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Otto_Maddox, on Apr 26, 2017 at 4:40 pm | 6 comments | 1571 Views
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