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Letters to the editor: Measure D, Foothill-De Anza measures, Rishi Kumar

Letters to the editor in the Feb. 14 edition on the City Council rent control Measure D, Foothill-De Anza Community College...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, 11 hours ago | 18 comments | 1263 Views

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Measure D: In reshaping rent control, council members ask for community's trust

Rent control, one of Mountain View's most divisive issues, is back on the ballot March 3. For the first time since 2016,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by @Lenny Siegel, 11 hours ago | 35 comments | 1021 Views

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Editorial: Brownrigg for state Senate

With the impressive group of candidates for California's 13th Senate district, we give the nod to Michael Brownrigg, who...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2020
Last comment by @Gary, 16 hours ago | 3 comments | 1007 Views

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State Senate candidate faces allegations she violated 'non-coordination' rule with real estate political-action committee

A complaint has been filed with the California Fair Political Practices Commission against state Senate candidate Annie Oliva,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, 21 hours ago | 14 comments | 1408 Views

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At 'pivotal' moment in presidential campaign, Pete Buttigieg makes plea to voters in Palo Alto

In comments to about 200 supporters in Palo Alto on Friday, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg pitched himself as an inclusive,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by concern trolling for the orange impotus, on Feb 15, 2020 at 2:24 pm | 14 comments | 1319 Views

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Brownrigg for state Senate

There couldn't be a better example of why legislative term limits is a good thing than the quality of the candidates competing...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 15, 2020 at 4:08 am | 3 comments | 489 Views

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Income inequality reaches a 'historic high' in Silicon Valley, new report shows

Despite a hot economy and a slight dip in home prices, 2019 was a year of reckoning for Silicon Valley's high-tech giants,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 14, 2020 at 9:20 pm | 6 comments | 2759 Views

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Country's biggest apartment owners group joins campaign for Measure D

A landlord group that's long been opposed to rent control is actively campaigning in favor of a Mountain View measure to...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 14, 2020 at 1:01 pm | 33 comments | 4733 Views

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Killing them softly: Santa Clara County to ensure immature mosquitoes never grow up

Santa Clara County will unleash an eco-friendly larvicide on mosquitoes in the Palo Alto Baylands on Wednesday. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2020
Last comment by home of registered user, on Feb 12, 2020 at 6:28 am | 4 comments | 1722 Views

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Candidates for state Senate to square off at Feb. 5 debate

Seven candidates for California Senate District 13 will go head-to-head in a debate on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2020
Last comment by W Butkus, on Feb 12, 2020 at 5:20 am | 4 comments | 4288 Views

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Meet the 7 candidates who want to represent you in Sacramento

With seven candidates vying to become the next lawmaker for California's 13th Senate district, voters on March 3 will decide...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by Mike D, on Feb 12, 2020 at 5:15 am | 6 comments | 2816 Views

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Man in brazen 'home invasion' eviction scheme targeting Mountain View tenants takes plea deal

A San Jose man involved in a brazen apartment break-in intended to force out a family accepted a plea deal and awaits sentencing...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 9, 2020 at 3:37 pm | 5 comments | 3403 Views

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Jerry Hill endorses state Senate candidate Josh Becker

State Sen. Jerry Hill wants Josh Becker to be his successor, Becker's campaign announced this morning. Read the full story...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2020
Last comment by Paula, on Feb 8, 2020 at 7:55 pm | 3 comments | 1708 Views

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State Senate candidates clash over housing policies, PG&E's future at Palo Alto forum

Seven candidates vying to succeed state Sen. Jerry Hill clashed Wednesday over housing policies, charter schools and a new...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by Amazing, on Feb 7, 2020 at 3:25 pm | 5 comments | 2654 Views

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Letters to the editor

<B>Landlord group supports Measure D Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2020/02/07/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2020
Last comment by nice try, on Feb 7, 2020 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

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City Council agrees, in theory, to extend rent control to Mountain View mobile home parks

The Mountain View City Council took early steps Tuesday to begin drafting a law that would extend the city's rent control...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 6, 2020 at 10:04 am | 18 comments | 4983 Views

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Can Santa Clara County house 100 homeless students in 100 days? Foothill College joins effort

Foothill College announced Wednesday new partnerships that the community college hopes will help Santa Clara County achieve...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by Publicity Stunt?, on Feb 6, 2020 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2562 Views

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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 | 1171 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 | 1079 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 | 1095 Views
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