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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 Randy Guelph, 15 hours ago | 32 comments | 5684 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 Hmmm, on Aug 23, 2019 at 4:57 pm | 12 comments | 925 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 Kevin Forestieri, on Aug 22, 2019 at 7:38 am | 26 comments | 1741 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 | 30 comments | 365 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 Aug 20, 2019 at 12:51 pm | 7 comments | 3254 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 | 1746 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 | 2257 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 | 5020 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 | 3500 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 | 1564 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 | 1993 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 | 3423 Views

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Letters to the editor: Rent control, President Trump

The July 5 edition of letters to the editor includes letters on the new rent control subcommittee and President Trump. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 14, 2019 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1412 Views

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State leaders hail decision to drop census citizenship question

President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday dropped its plan to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by @psr, on Jul 5, 2019 at 10:43 am | 7 comments | 1093 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Keep looking Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2019/06/21/letters-to-the-editor posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2019
Last comment by @Valentin Abramzon, on Jun 24, 2019 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 354 Views

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Public Works spent $3 million on North Bayshore studies

City officials have spent more than $3 million on a variety of transportation consultants as part of Mountain View's quest...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 18, 2019 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 1668 Views

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Council backs plan to retrofit apartments at risk of quake collapse

The Mountain View City Council agreed Tuesday night on a plan to retrofit hundreds of aging apartment buildings considered...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2019
Last comment by @Steve Nelson, on Jun 14, 2019 at 10:09 am | 6 comments | 3334 Views

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Council members respond to the Voice's editorial on housing

It is disappointing that the <I>Voice</I></B> chose to write an incomplete editorial, sensationally titled "A crisis of character"...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jun 10, 2019 at 11:18 am | 10 comments | 1086 Views

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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 | 5355 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 | 1931 Views
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