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Guest opinion: Council has moral obligation to address housing crisis

In a guest opinion, Mountain View resident Job Lopez writes about the housing crisis and the City Council's recent approval...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, 13 hours ago | 10 comments | 1053 Views

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Council to send rent control back to voters

Rent control may be enshrined in Mountain View's charter, but its future is uncertain. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2019/04/12/council-to-send-r...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 20, 2019 at 8:08 am | 22 comments | 538 Views

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City leaves cannabis businesses high and dry

Potential pot businesses in Mountain View have been left high and dry by the City Council, which delayed a scheduled lottery...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2019
Last comment by Lenny Siegel, on Apr 19, 2019 at 10:32 pm | 22 comments | 4095 Views

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City takes $8M hit on North Bayshore park fees

Seeking to bring down the high cost of building housing in North Bayshore, Mountain View City Council members voted last...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 19, 2019 at 7:09 pm | 2 comments | 1489 Views

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Coroner IDs Mountain View pedestrian killed in El Camino collision

A woman who was struck and killed on El Camino Real has been identified as a 59-year-old Mountain View resident, according...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2019
Last comment by Stop already, on Apr 18, 2019 at 6:31 pm | 17 comments | 3563 Views

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Crime brief: woman arrested allegedly hitting boyfriend with car

A 37-year-old San Jose woman was arrested Saturday after she allegedly hit her boyfriend with a car following a domestic...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2019
Last comment by Jake O., on Apr 17, 2019 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1426 Views

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Woman killed after being struck by vehicle on El Camino Real

A woman was killed Saturday night after she was struck by a vehicle on the westbound El Camino Real, according to Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2019
Last comment by Risky behavior, on Apr 14, 2019 at 3:04 pm | 4 comments | 3601 Views

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State legislation could make cannabis more accessible in cities, counties that have banned retailers

New state legislation authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, could make cannabis more accessible throughout...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2019
Last comment by Makes sense, on Apr 14, 2019 at 5:53 am | 3 comments | 1406 Views

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County supes seek to chip away at sanctuary policy

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday afternoon to consider a policy that allows an arms-length working...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2019
Last comment by Hans(sel) & Gretel, on Apr 13, 2019 at 3:02 pm | 5 comments | 1936 Views

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Manhunt? Fire? Building inspection? It's OK to use a drone, says Mountain View council

Seeking a new vantage point to solve everyday challenges, the Mountain View City Council gave the green light Tuesday evening...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Apr 12, 2019 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 1783 Views

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Report: Bay Area has nation's third-highest homeless population

The nation's third largest population of homeless people, roughly 28,000, reside in the Bay Area, and most of them are unsheltered,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2019
Last comment by Sophie Mutter, on Apr 12, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 6 comments | 1415 Views

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Los Altos home values soar, but school district budget is tight

The last decade marked a boom time for local schools and cities, with many benefiting from enviable property tax growth and...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2019
Last comment by Politics, on Apr 9, 2019 at 10:13 am | 16 comments | 2808 Views

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Stanford expels student in connection with college-fraud scheme

Stanford University has expelled a student who it determined had falsified his or her college application and who was connected...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2019
Last comment by Stanford, on Apr 8, 2019 at 6:18 pm | 2 comments | 1605 Views

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The wrecking ball swings for another 59 homes

For the third time in recent months, Mountain View City Council members held their noses and made a show of disapproval even...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Apr 8, 2019 at 5:50 pm | 30 comments | 6007 Views

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Annual Zimbabwe run turns 20

The run for Zimbabwe Orphans and Fair will take place on Sunday, April 7, in Mountain View. The event raises funds to benefit...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2019
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Tesla reaches $86K settlement with feds over hazardous waste violations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday announced an $86,000 settlement with Palo Alto-based Tesla Motor Co. over...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2019
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Apr 3, 2019 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1170 Views

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Discounts for midday rideshare trips in Mountain View

A new program starting this month will give riders a $5 discount for using ridesharing services through Lyft and Uber for...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2019
Last comment by FYI, on Apr 3, 2019 at 4:31 pm | 6 comments | 2496 Views

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Bay Area homes sales hit 11-month low in February

Over the course of February in the Bay Area, 4,354 new and existing homes and condominiums were sold, up nearly 13 percent...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 2, 2019 at 4:21 pm | 3 comments | 1880 Views

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Paid parking could be coming to downtown

Time could be running out for free parking in Mountain View's bustling downtown. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/news/2019/03/29/paid-parking-could-be-coming-t...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2019
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Apr 2, 2019 at 4:18 pm | 26 comments | 4428 Views

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Comcast outage affects thousands of customers, businesses

More than 3,000 Palo Alto Utilities customers and tens of thousands of Comcast subscribers are without electricity and internet...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2019
Last comment by SAM, on Apr 2, 2019 at 10:01 am | 3 comments | 3032 Views
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Best of Mountain View ballot is here

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