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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 | 1861 Views

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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 | 1327 Views

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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 | 1416 Views

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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 | 2219 Views

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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 | 8024 Views

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State Senate candidate's mom puts $460K toward son's campaign

A candidate seeking to represent South San Francisco to Sunnyvale in the state Senate received a major boost when his mother...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by member, on Jan 24, 2020 at 8:51 am | 2 comments | 3175 Views

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Oakland man facing life in prison for rape, strangulation; trial set for May

A man is accused of raping and strangling a woman in her car in Mountain View in 2018 will finally go to trial in May, according...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by Jay, on Jan 23, 2020 at 3:05 am | 1 comment | 3688 Views

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Local music school faces civil suit over sexual abuse of student

School of Rock, a private music school in Midtown Palo Alto, is facing a civil lawsuit stemming from incidents of sexual...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2020
Last comment by member, on Jan 20, 2020 at 1:05 pm | 3 comments | 3752 Views

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Bernie Sanders leads polling for California presidential primary

Three Democratic presidential hopefuls are leading the California primary race, according to survey results released Monday,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2020
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Jan 18, 2020 at 10:36 pm | 17 comments | 4420 Views

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Santa Clara County looks to ramp up parking programs for vehicle dwellers

With programs for vehicle dwellers to park overnight rolling out throughout Santa Clara County, the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jan 15, 2020 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 4597 Views

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A little-noticed new law could upend a key argument against rent control

A state mandate that takes effect this month is expected to halt demolitions of rent-controlled apartments in Mountain View...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by mh, on Jan 14, 2020 at 6:22 pm | 12 comments | 11792 Views

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Protesters disrupt news conference on SB 50 housing bill

State Sen. Scott Wiener came to Oakland on Tuesday to promote a bill that would boost construction of apartment buildings...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 11, 2020 at 11:00 am | 16 comments | 3509 Views

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Number of high school students seeking therapy spikes

The number of students referred for mental health counseling services in the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2020
Last comment by LAHS, on Jan 6, 2020 at 2:45 pm | 8 comments | 6831 Views

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Homeless deaths increase in 2019

Of the more than 9,700 homeless people estimated living in Santa Clara County in 2019, at least 161 died in between Nov....

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 2, 2020 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 2706 Views

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Year in Review: Local schools grappled with unusual challenges in 2019

The headlines throughout 2019 painted a curious picture for Mountain View's local schools. School districts found themselves...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2019
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 31, 2019 at 10:51 am | 4 comments | 5016 Views

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Year in Review: Mountain View's biggest crime stories of 2019

Major criminal cases involving assault, rape and murder charges rattled Mountain View and neighboring cities in 2019, some...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2019
Last comment by progressive, on Dec 27, 2019 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 5146 Views

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LASD finalizes $155M land deal for new Mountain View school

It's official: The Los Altos School District is now the owner of a large chunk of the San Antonio shopping center, buying...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 24, 2019 at 9:29 pm | 9 comments | 7371 Views

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Huge crowd cheers on Trump impeachment

More than 200 people from across the South Bay flocked to downtown Mountain View on Tuesday evening in a show of support...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2019
Last comment by alexprime, on Dec 24, 2019 at 2:36 am | 21 comments | 5875 Views

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Union workers, Santa Clara County fail to reach agreement in mediation talks

After entering into voluntary mediation Oct. 31, Santa Clara County and its union workers have ended discussions without...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2019
Last comment by Transparent CA, on Dec 21, 2019 at 5:30 am | 2 comments | 3185 Views

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Housing advocates deliver signatures to overturn Mountain View's RV ban

Housing advocates delivered a referendum petition with thousands of voter signatures to Mountain View City Hall late Friday...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Logic, on Dec 20, 2019 at 10:44 am | 32 comments | 7570 Views
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