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School board weighs options on parcel tax renewal

School board members are looking ahead at next year's planned parcel tax renewal for the Mountain View Whisman School District,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Old Steve, on Sep 11, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 30 comments | 6382 Views

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Landlord group withdraws ballot measure aimed at weakening Mountain View's rent control law

A landlord-backed initiative that would have effectively repealed much of Mountain View's rent control law will not appear...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 27, 2020 at 8:08 pm | 30 comments | 10640 Views

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Rental committee set to decide on landlords' profits tonight

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday night is set to decide on "fair rate of return" standards for thousands...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by @Berkeley grad, on Jul 13, 2017 at 1:13 am | 30 comments | 4098 Views

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Editorial: Recall Judge Persky

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Persky abused his discretion, disrespected a jury, failed a crime victim and broke...

Original post made on May. 18, 2018
Last comment by Business Stats, on May 20, 2018 at 5:02 pm | 30 comments | 6443 Views

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Competition heats up for open school board seat

The deadline to apply for the vacant school board seat on the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees is fast-approaching,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:07 am | 30 comments | 8406 Views

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Six square off in heated City Council race

It's a pivotal time for the city of Mountain View, and the stakes have become abundantly clear in this year's City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by Lies of omission , on Oct 30, 2018 at 2:33 pm | 29 comments | 9087 Views

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Editorial: Showalter, Siegel and Ramirez for City Council

Mountain View voters have some interesting choices to make on November's ballot. Competing for three seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 1, 2018 at 2:33 pm | 29 comments | 10250 Views

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Pat Showalter running to rejoin Mountain View City Council in November

Former councilwoman Pat Showalter, who narrowly lost her reelection bid in 2018, is seeking to return to the council for...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 5, 2020 at 8:42 pm | 29 comments | 6136 Views

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City Council candidates in dead heat to the finish

While a winner was called in the presidential election Tuesday night just before 10 p.m., City Council candidates were still...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Old Ben, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:56 am | 29 comments | 9332 Views

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LASD approves bond measure

Community members at the Los Altos School District board meeting got to see their feedback in action last night, as board...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Reni, on Aug 9, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 29 comments | 6696 Views

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Council backs competing rent-control measure

A thin majority of the Mountain View City Council on Thursday night backed plans for an alternate rent-control ordinance...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Alan L., on Jul 17, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 29 comments | 7185 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 | 29 comments | 1387 Views

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Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But on Aug. 8...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by now I see a little, on Sep 21, 2014 at 4:29 pm | 29 comments | 7792 Views

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Rent control measures split council candidates

Some issues unite all eight candidates vying for a spot on the Mountain View City Council this November. Everyone agrees...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by MV Condo Owner, on Sep 7, 2016 at 10:18 am | 29 comments | 10012 Views

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Hospital suing to stop salary cap

El Camino Hospital has filed a lawsuit aimed at overturning Measure M -- the voter-approved initiative that caps top executives...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Former Employee, on Mar 6, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 29 comments | 52999 Views

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LASD parcel tax raises questions over charter school equity

Over the next two months, the Los Altos School District will be hammering out details for a parcel tax renewal slated to...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Cheap Land, on Jun 7, 2016 at 2:32 pm | 29 comments | 3758 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 Liberalguns, on Aug 27, 2019 at 4:37 am | 28 comments | 3803 Views

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VTA scales back toll lane plans

A controversial plan to construct toll lanes in the Highway 85 median could be abandoned, after city leaders made clear that...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Darin, on Jul 7, 2016 at 3:47 pm | 28 comments | 6645 Views

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Mountain View City Council gives the green light for seven-story affordable housing project

In an unusual partnership, an affordable housing developer is teaming up with a self-storage company to create a seven-story...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2020
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Aug 31, 2020 at 3:19 pm | 28 comments | 11510 Views

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Bullis board skeptical of San Antonio school plans

Bullis Charter School board members weighed in with a hearty dose of skepticism Monday night on whether the Los Altos School...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2018
Last comment by Vote YING LIU, on Oct 8, 2018 at 2:33 pm | 28 comments | 4726 Views
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