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Council votes to ban storefront pot shops in Mountain View, allowing only delivery services

The Mountain View City Council agreed to ban storefront cannabis businesses from opening anywhere in the city, instead allowing...

Original post made on May. 24, 2019
Last comment by OldGuy, on Jun 4, 2019 at 12:37 am | 44 comments | 5532 Views

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Mountain View City Council appoints own finance director as auditor

To find someone to audit the bookkeeping at City Hall, Mountain View City Council members didn't have to look far. Last week,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 31, 2019 at 3:53 pm | 8 comments | 2013 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>RV ban won't accomplish anything Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2019/05/24/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on May. 24, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on May 24, 2019 at 5:40 pm | 1 comment | 317 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Marijuana sales Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2019/05/17/letters-to-the-editor posted...

Original post made on May. 17, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on May 17, 2019 at 1:14 am | 1 comment | 343 Views

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Contentious state housing bill punted to 2020

Senate Bill 50, a contentious bill that aimed to encourage more housing near transit, suffered a setback Thursday when the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2019
Last comment by , on May 17, 2019 at 12:46 am | 1 comment | 1774 Views

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Council aims to bring rent control to mobile home parks

Residents of Mountain View's six mobile home parks scored a long-awaited victory at Tuesday's City Council meeting when a...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 1, 2019 at 4:47 pm | 12 comments | 2599 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Let them build elsewhere Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2019/04/26/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 26, 2019 at 5:53 am | 1 comment | 705 Views

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Bills to encourage housing density near transit advance in Senate

Two state bills that would allow more housing density in transit corridors cleared their first legislative hurdles this week,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 8, 2019 at 7:13 pm | 4 comments | 2024 Views

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Tenants Coalition pledges to fight RV ban

The group formerly known as the Mountain View Tenants Coalition announced Friday that it will work to overturn a forthcoming...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2019
Last comment by Otto_Maddox, on Mar 29, 2019 at 2:45 pm | 11 comments | 3184 Views

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Mayor's misfire email suggests she wants to thwart housing plans

A message sent out accidentally by Mayor Lisa Matichak is being seized on as proof she is trying to undermine housing development...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 26, 2019 at 1:02 pm | 134 comments | 12157 Views

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In tackling the housing crisis, cities are stronger together

The Bay Area's housing crisis is a regional problem. Cities can't solve it alone, and now they don't have to. We have the...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2019
Last comment by An Interested Observer , on Mar 11, 2019 at 4:25 pm | 11 comments | 1483 Views

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Law and order

I am proud to call Mountain View home and honored to have served both as a mayor and council member to a community I care...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2019
Last comment by Fewer in opposition that it seems, on Mar 6, 2019 at 2:23 pm | 53 comments | 4327 Views

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MV City Council Poised to Set Bad Precedent and Ignore Our Vote

We are Mountain View residents, businesses and neighbors who have voted overwhelmingly THREE times (1996, 2016 and 2018)...

Original post made by Sam Parker on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 2, 2019 at 3:44 pm | 3 comments | 680 Views

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Supervisor foresees a healthy 2019 for county

Supervisor Joe Simitian vowed during his State of the County address Tuesday that health care will be a top priority in 2019,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2019
Last comment by Powerless, on Feb 28, 2019 at 3:28 am | 1 comment | 2016 Views

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Sutter, Palo Alto Medical Foundation accused of false Medicare claims

The U.S. Attorney's Office has joined a lawsuit alleging a violation of the federal False Claims Act by Sutter Health and...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by William Berg, on Feb 8, 2019 at 6:03 am | 12 comments | 5140 Views

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Stanford researchers say users who drop Facebook less polarized, less informed

Researchers at Stanford University last week announced the findings from a study of nearly 3,000 Facebook users showing those...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2019
Last comment by Liberalguns, on Feb 6, 2019 at 1:14 pm | 10 comments | 2528 Views

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VTA to start spending Measure B money

After more than two years of fending off legal challenges, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority can finally start...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2019
Last comment by Dream on, on Feb 3, 2019 at 2:26 am | 6 comments | 2812 Views

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Simitian re-elected Board of Supervisors president

Supervisor Joe Simitian was re-elected Tuesday to head the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors as its president. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Waldo, on Jan 23, 2019 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 1699 Views

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Shutdown stalemate spurs fears of exodus from NASA Ames

The dim prospects of a swift end to the federal shutdown is leading to growing concern that NASA Ames will emerge from the...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Lawrence Berkeley, on Jan 21, 2019 at 2:36 pm | 9 comments | 7367 Views

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Matichak takes the reins

Stepping into her new role as Mountain View mayor, Lisa Matichak could be in store for a year of walking the political tightrope,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by psr, on Jan 20, 2019 at 4:16 pm | 17 comments | 5258 Views
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