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Joe Biden lunches in downtown Palo Alto to raise campaign funds

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden was in Palo Alto on Thursday for a private fundraising...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Don't be afraid?, on Oct 4, 2019 at 10:51 am | 5 comments | 1568 Views

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Bay Area home sales slip to 9-year low

Home sales in the Bay Area hit a nine-year low during the month of August, according to new data released Thursday by financial...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2019
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 2, 2019 at 12:39 pm | 8 comments | 2979 Views

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Council waives more rules to stoke North Bayshore housing

The city's trial balloon for housing in North Bayshore is experiencing another bout of turbulence. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 27, 2019 at 2:48 pm | 6 comments | 2825 Views

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Council waives more rules to stoke North Bayshore housing

A 635-unit housing project on Pear Avenue is the first in a wave of new residential projects envisioned for North Bayshore,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 24, 2019 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 2174 Views

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Crime brief: home looted in Sylvan Park burglary

Police are investigating a home break-in earlier this month in the Sylvan Park neighborhood, where a thief reportedly smashed...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2019
Last comment by Josh, on Sep 22, 2019 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 1988 Views

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Higher rent cap shot down by council

The Mountain View City Council hammered out a list of proposed updates intended to add flexibility to the city's rent control...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 21, 2019 at 6:14 pm | 23 comments | 5042 Views

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Committee picks apart city's rent control law

Seeing a chance to rework rent control in the 2020 election, the city's Rental Housing Committee took an opportunity to spitball...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 17, 2019 at 5:50 pm | 22 comments | 5380 Views

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Council eyes tweaks to rent control

Amid plans to draft a 2020 ballot measure, the Mountain View City Council will likely seek greater influence over the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 17, 2019 at 5:49 pm | 52 comments | 8190 Views

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When a neighborhood's days are numbered

With each passing day, the apartments at 2310 Rock St. increasingly resemble a ghost town. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2019/09/06/when-a-neighbor...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 9, 2019 at 11:34 am | 22 comments | 1175 Views

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Local teens organize to combat climate change

Last year, she was a solitary teen protesting on the steps of Sweden's Parliament House, but now Greta Thunberg is inspiring...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2019
Last comment by MogensLauritzen, on Sep 3, 2019 at 12:58 pm | 13 comments | 4037 Views

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Bay Area: One-cent sales tax for transit could be on 2020 ballot

Bay Area voters may be asked to approve a one-cent sales tax in 2020 that would fund a wide array of transportation projects...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2019
Last comment by Frank, on Aug 27, 2019 at 8:25 pm | 14 comments | 2344 Views

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County supervisors calls for federal assault weapons ban

Two Santa Clara County supervisors are calling for a nationwide ban on assault weapons, calling it a common sense action...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Aug 27, 2019 at 4:37 am | 28 comments | 3237 Views

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It's past time for a federal ban on assault weapons

The United States has seen 258 mass shooting incidents in the 225 days of 2019, according to data published Wednesday by...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Aug 21, 2019 at 1:26 am | 29 comments | 1000 Views

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Appeals court says class action lawsuit against Facebook can proceed

A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled on Thursday (Aug. 8) that Facebook users in Illinois can proceed with a class...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2019
Last comment by mv dweller, on Aug 12, 2019 at 9:58 pm | 2 comments | 3068 Views

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Deputy chief seeks to prepare future MVPD leaders

Deputy Chief Chris Hsiung, a veteran officer promoted last week to second in command at the Mountain View Police Department,...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2019
Last comment by BJ, on Aug 10, 2019 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 3772 Views

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Housing advocates file suit against Los Altos for blocking project

A lawsuit filed against the city of Los Altos alleges that city staff -- and later the City Council -- illegally blocked...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 29, 2019 at 8:45 pm | 12 comments | 6563 Views

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Google hires Australian developer to spearhead housing plans

Google has picked Lendlease, an Australian development firm, to shepherd the company's ambitious plans to construct thousands...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 24, 2019 at 9:02 am | 4 comments | 5969 Views

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Editorial: Let's all be lights for liberty

No matter your views on immigration, we should all be horrified by the mistreatment of immigrants perpetrated by ICE and...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by World Upside Down, on Jul 19, 2019 at 2:37 pm | 4 comments | 3009 Views

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Rep. Eshoo to hold town hall meeting in Mountain View

U.S. Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is set to hold a community town hall meeting on Monday, July 22, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by home front, on Jul 19, 2019 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 2718 Views

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Hundreds attend downtown Mountain View vigil protesting border detention camps, immigration policy

Over 300 people gathered at the corner of El Camino Real and Castro Street Friday night in a vigil protesting the incarceration...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
Last comment by @Really; yes, REALLY., on Jul 15, 2019 at 12:17 pm | 4 comments | 4353 Views
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