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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 | 1393 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 | 2694 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 | 10767 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 | 971 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 | 3679 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 | 566 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 | 1757 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 | 2974 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 | 2172 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 | 2230 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 | 1259 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 | 6769 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 | 4660 Views

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Regional housing plan splits elected leaders

A sweeping package of proposals to preserve and expand the Bay Area's housing stock is making its way to the state Legislature,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 18, 2019 at 8:25 pm | 15 comments | 3242 Views

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VTA plan cuts Mountain View route

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is asking for public input for its new service plan, which will reduce some routes...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Jan 17, 2019 at 9:57 pm | 6 comments | 3647 Views

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Mixed bag of applicants for rent control committee

Mountain View City Council members will have their choice of seven candidates, a mix of professionals and property owners,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by HMM, on Jan 14, 2019 at 9:17 pm | 7 comments | 3610 Views

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Mixed bag of applicants for rent control committee

Mountain View City Council members will have their choice of seven candidates, a mix of professionals and property owners,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 11, 2019 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 491 Views

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Google moves to next stage of campus plans

Moving into the next phase of its showpiece campus plans, Google officials submitted new architecture designs in recent days...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2018
Last comment by CCTV Solution, on Jan 8, 2019 at 4:19 am | 14 comments | 8895 Views

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One last hurdle for Measure B

More than two years later, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority may finally get to start spending the money collected...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by Gary Wesley, on Dec 29, 2018 at 1:32 am | 3 comments | 2910 Views

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Showalter holds lead, but council race still in limbo

Two weeks after the Nov. 6 election, the battle for one of the seats on the Mountain View City Council is still too close...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2018
Last comment by Common sense, on Dec 6, 2018 at 10:10 am | 9 comments | 3313 Views
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