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Council seeks to strengthen city's gun control laws

Despite California having some of the most restrictive gun control regulations in the country, the Mountain View City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2020
Last comment by home of registered user, on Feb 5, 2020 at 7:44 pm | 27 comments | 1498 Views

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Life-saving drug costs have soared. Santa Clara County thinks it has a solution.

Three life-saving drugs costing hundreds of dollars a month could potentially be subsidized to patients in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2020
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ELECTIONS

Measure D is misleading and unnecessary

In 2016, the voters of Mountain View adopted Measure V (the Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Act), which protects renters...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 3, 2020 at 1:41 pm | 3 comments | 1171 Views

ELECTIONS

A redo on rent control

In 2016, Mountain View voters enacted rent control (known as the Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Act) to address housing...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 3, 2020 at 12:06 pm | 7 comments | 1079 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cyber attack takes down high school district's server and phone system

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District was the victim of a ransomware attack Wednesday that took down the phone...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2020
Last comment by MVLAParent, on Feb 3, 2020 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 6462 Views

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Reporter's notebook: It's hard to say goodbye

In an opinion piece in the Jan. 24 edition, reporter Mark Noack writes about why he's leaving the Voice and his concerns...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by Time to move on. , on Feb 3, 2020 at 7:48 am | 11 comments | 2760 Views

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Man tests positive for new coronavirus in Santa Clara County

A man has tested positive for new coronavirus in Santa Clara County, marking the first local case of the disease that has...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer , on Feb 1, 2020 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 4344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man tests positive for novel coronavirus in Santa Clara County

A man has tested positive for novel coronavirus in Santa Clara County, marking the first case of the disease that has become...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2020
Last comment by This one is not in SF, on Jan 31, 2020 at 5:42 pm | 8 comments | 4208 Views

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Contentious housing bill SB 50 dies on the Senate floor

A last-gasp attempt to resurrect Senate Bill 50, a divisive housing bill that would have relaxed zoning standards for residential...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by Dangerous Bill, on Jan 31, 2020 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 1981 Views

ELECTIONS

An investment in local higher education

All of our excellent local schools deserve our committed financial support, and I urge voters to support measures G and H...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2020
Last comment by Community Minded, on Jan 31, 2020 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1095 Views

ELECTIONS

For Iowa, every vote counts — even the ones at Stanford

On Monday, one of the first-ever "satellite caucuses" will be held at Stanford's Haas Center for Public Service. It's one...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by absurdly, on Jan 30, 2020 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1753 Views

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Rapid spread of coronavirus prompts local organizers to cancel Chinese New Year events

The sponsors of two Chinese Lunar New Year fairs in Palo Alto that would have drawn thousands of people have canceled the...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2020
Last comment by Another community member, on Jan 30, 2020 at 3:09 pm | 12 comments | 2971 Views

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Letters to the editor: Rent control, safe parking, Job Lopez

Recent letters to the editor on rent control Measure D, safe parking lots, Meals on Wheels, and a story on a local activist's...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 30, 2020 at 11:41 am | 10 comments | 3053 Views

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'It's really bad out there' -- Santa Clara County Supervisors create task force to tackle homeless crisis

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a plan to establish a homeless task force and a plan to address...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 30, 2020 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 2449 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Study: When it comes to polarization across the globe, America leads the way

America’s widening political divide stands out above other nations, according to a new cross-country polarization study...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2020
Last comment by Bruce Karney, on Jan 29, 2020 at 10:50 am | 5 comments | 2541 Views

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Condoleezza Rice to helm Hoover Institution at Stanford University

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has been chosen as director of Stanford University's Hoover Institution,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2020
Last comment by "Bin Laden Determined To Attack Inside the United States", on Jan 29, 2020 at 9:49 am | 4 comments | 2014 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors may create new homeless task force

Santa Clara County could establish a homeless task force to address housing and homelessness concerns in the region. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2020
Last comment by Robyn, on Jan 29, 2020 at 7:09 am | 1 comment | 1422 Views

ELECTIONS

Local Democratic Party urges 'no' vote on Measure D

With early voting in the March primary election just two weeks away, the Santa Clara County Democratic Party is recommending...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 28, 2020 at 1:46 pm | 11 comments | 2098 Views

ELECTIONS

Landlord group vows to drop its rent control initiative if Measure D passes

A landlord group's ballot measure that would curtail Mountain View's existing rent control law could lose the support of...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 28, 2020 at 1:35 pm | 27 comments | 6850 Views

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Bonds on the ballot: Will billions of dollars help California cope with climate change?

Given California's international leadership in addressing climate change, it isn't surprising that voters will be asked this...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jan 27, 2020 at 8:59 pm | 3 comments | 1771 Views
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