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Guest opinion: Meeting welcome, but questions remain unanswered

Thanks to a tip from a neighbor, I attended the Nov. 22 meeting of the Santa Clara Valley Water District Board of Directors...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by NIMBY, on Feb 26, 2017 at 8:25 pm | 21 comments | 3110 Views


Rent control's origins in New York's dairy dilemma

It might seem a world away, but Mountain View's current struggle to curb housing costs has a history that dates back to dairy...

Original post made on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by @@george_drysdale, on Jun 6, 2017 at 4:23 pm | 21 comments | 5286 Views


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 | 5307 Views


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, on Nov 20, 2017 at 10:20 am | 21 comments | 2874 Views


RHC member accused of bias for being a tenant

A Mountain View landlord is seeking the resignation of Rental Housing Committee member Emily Ramos based on concerns that...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 26, 2018 at 1:05 pm | 21 comments | 3417 Views


Late contributions boost City Council campaigns

Campaign donations are pouring in for John Inks in his bid for a third term on the Mountain View City Council. Just days...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2018
Last comment by Grumpy Minority, on Nov 21, 2018 at 2:30 pm | 21 comments | 1826 Views


Huge crowd cheers on Trump impeachment

More than 200 people from across the South Bay flocked to downtown Mountain View on Tuesday evening in a show of support...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2019
Last comment by alexprime, on Dec 24, 2019 at 2:36 am | 21 comments | 7034 Views


Santa Clara County supervisors vote to endorse Prop 13 reform measure

A state ballot measure that would upend decades of property tax protections for large commercial owners will soon have another...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
Last comment by Ok, on Aug 9, 2020 at 9:08 am | 21 comments | 10533 Views


Defeat of Prop. 15 denies schools more revenue

Voters have rejected Proposition 15, a large tax increase on commercial properties, depriving schools of what could have...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 18, 2020 at 11:58 am | 21 comments | 4051 Views


Huff School finds replacement for Polifrone

A new teacher started at Huff Elementary School this week to replace Patty Polifrone, the fourth grade teacher who left the...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by parent, on Apr 6, 2009 at 6:23 pm | 20 comments | 6491 Views


Funds for schools or jobs downtown?

Some City Council members would like to subsidize a grocery store downtown, but Gov. Jerry Brown's budget, announced Monday,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Jan 31, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 20 comments | 6156 Views


Not everyone happy with EDI

While the superintendent of Mountain View's elementary and middle schools has touted the success of a new district-wide educational...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by inbetween, on Sep 28, 2012 at 8:50 pm | 20 comments | 6790 Views


Not-so-funny 'prank'

An 18-year-old student at Mountain View High School was arrested this morning after being spotted on the campus grounds wearing...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Wo\'O Ideafarm, on Feb 20, 2013 at 7:01 am | 20 comments | 3285 Views


Cuts likely as school construction costs soar

Mountain View Whisman School District officials are past the point of cutting whistles and bells to stay within budget for...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Patrick Neschleba, on Oct 28, 2015 at 11:29 am | 20 comments | 7633 Views


MV Whisman postpones parcel tax renewal

In a last-minute decision, the Mountain View Whisman School District's board agreed Thursday night to delay putting a parcel...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jan 26, 2016 at 9:50 am | 20 comments | 6698 Views


School district's new committees met in secrecy

Anyone interested in how the Mountain View Whisman School District might change school boundaries or improve teaching methods...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by MVWSD parent, on Jun 8, 2016 at 2:51 pm | 20 comments | 6059 Views


Bilingual students miss out in middle school

Families at Mistral Elementary face a conundrum when their children finish fifth grade and head off to middle school. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2017
Last comment by Sadie Carlson, on Dec 6, 2017 at 9:41 am | 20 comments | 6397 Views


Bullis Charter School looks to expand into Mountain View

Bullis Charter School held an information session Thursday about plans to open a new campus in Mountain View, making good...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by BCS, on Oct 22, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 20 comments | 6898 Views


LASD board punts on use of 10th campus

he Mountain View City Council is expected to vote next week on a plan that will pave the way for a new school in the San...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2018
Last comment by Justice Kavanaugh, on Oct 13, 2018 at 3:13 am | 20 comments | 6204 Views


Mountain View Whisman district spends $95k for coaching new budget officer

The Mountain View Whisman school board voted to appoint Stevenson Elementary School Principal Rebecca Westover as the district's...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2019
Last comment by another community member, on Jul 5, 2019 at 6:16 pm | 20 comments | 5356 Views
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