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Guest opinion: Donald Trump, Tom Means, and rent control in Mountain View

One of the most unfortunate aspects of Donald Trump's presidency has been his habit of appointing officials such as Scott...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, 10 hours ago | 21 comments | 672 Views

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School board OKs superintendent raise

Mountain View Whisman School District's board members unanimously approved a new three-year contract with Superintendent...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by boardgames, 23 hours ago | 5 comments | 1080 Views

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Gov. Brown signs off on Caltrain's sales-tax measure

The approval of Senate Bill 797 will allow Caltrain to move ahead with a sales-tax increase measure. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by rohit sharme, on Nov 19, 2017 at 5:17 am | 21 comments | 2737 Views

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Committee member's anti-rent control work draws scrutiny

In Mountain View, some critics see a case of the fox guarding the henhouse at the city's Rental Housing Committee, the panel...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 9, 2017 at 10:32 am | 121 comments | 5538 Views

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Victim in fatal stabbing was attacked with bicycle and patio chair

Police on Wednesday revealed the weapons used in the violent stabbing attack that killed a 55-year-old man over the weekend:...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Nov 9, 2017 at 9:40 am | 16 comments | 4686 Views

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School district considers major construction plans

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District laid out its ambitious new vision for both of its high school campuses,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by John, on Oct 31, 2017 at 8:19 pm | 5 comments | 1775 Views

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Snake found on VTA bus now up for adoption

A young ball python found curled up on a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus last month in Palo Alto is now up...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2017
Last comment by DC, on Oct 28, 2017 at 7:34 pm | 8 comments | 2356 Views

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Persky opponent launches fundraising campaign

The Santa Clara County assistant district attorney running against Judge Aaron Persky in an upcoming recall election has...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2017
Last comment by PeterCao111, on Oct 24, 2017 at 7:28 pm | 4 comments | 1615 Views

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Gov. Brown signs housing crisis bills into law

Gov. Jerry Brown and other state lawmakers gathered in San Francisco Friday to take aim at alleviating the state's housing...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by Cocaine addict, on Oct 4, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 10 comments | 1789 Views

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New $52.4 billion gas tax plan wins approval from state Legislature

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by neftegazagent@yahoo.com, on Oct 3, 2017 at 3:41 am | 12 comments | 2607 Views

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Measure A passes with a slim victory

Santa Clara County officials announced Monday that Measure A, the $950 million affordable housing bond designed to help house...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Tom, on Sep 28, 2017 at 8:09 pm | 7 comments | 3451 Views

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Editorial: Hatred and bigotry not welcome here

As the volume of racist, anti-Semitic and violence-inciting rhetoric has risen around the country over the past months, local...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm | 32 comments | 1027 Views

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Mountain View takes a stand

For the second time in as many weeks, hundreds gathered in downtown Mountain View Saturday for a peaceful demonstration celebrating...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 1, 2017 at 10:08 pm | 20 comments | 2978 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 Palo Alto res, on Aug 31, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 51 comments | 4231 Views

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Law professors voice opposition to Persky recall

More than 90 law professors from throughout California, including 29 from Stanford University, signed a letter this week...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Aug 21, 2017 at 1:13 am | 5 comments | 1994 Views

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Independent groups pump cash into Assembly campaign

With the crowded race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in the 24th District heading into the final stretch, independent...

Original post made on May. 23, 2016
Last comment by Has Berman accomplished anything?, on Aug 14, 2017 at 8:19 am | 20 comments | 3707 Views

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Georgia hospital executive hired to lead El Camino Hospital

El Camino Hospital's board of directors agreed Wednesday night to hire Dan Woods as the hospital's next president and CEO. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Melinda, on Aug 11, 2017 at 2:44 am | 3 comments | 5995 Views

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El Camino plans to open new clinic in San Jose

In an ongoing effort to extend its reach well beyond Mountain View and neighboring cities, El Camino Hospital is aiming to...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by "blue-hatted" Republican, on Aug 1, 2017 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 3031 Views

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Valley losing federal 'mega-investments' race

Silicon Valley is losing the race for huge federal investments that will jumpstart the industries of the future, a panel...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 30, 2017 at 9:58 am | 6 comments | 6133 Views

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Police warn of phone scam demanding ransom

A virtual kidnapping scam involving a demand for ransom in exchange for a loved one's release reported across the country...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
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The holidays are here!

From live music to a visit with Santa, here's a look at some local holiday activities to help you get into the spirit of the season.

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