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Election roundup: Local races kick off as county officials adjust to the coronavirus pandemic

This week marks the beginning of an unusual campaign season, in which candidate oaths are done via video call and county...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 24, 2020 at 9:15 am | 28 comments | 9091 Views


Tenants' group to submit signatures for rent-cap measure

Members of the Mountain View Tenants Coalition are reporting this week they have collected more than 7,100 signatures, far...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 16, 2016 at 8:40 pm | 28 comments | 5208 Views


Editorial: Baten Caswell for Santa Clara County Board of Education

Melissa Baten Caswell's long history of working for a strong public education system will serve north county well on the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Nov 4, 2020 at 2:05 am | 27 comments | 7616 Views


Landlord group vows to drop its rent control initiative if Measure D passes

A landlord group's ballot measure that would curtail Mountain View's existing rent control law could lose the support of...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 28, 2020 at 1:35 pm | 27 comments | 9166 Views


Tax measure would hold the line for school funding

Starting this week, Mountain View Whisman School District residents will get to decide whether to continue boosting local...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Ben, on May 1, 2017 at 8:04 pm | 27 comments | 4388 Views


City pays $28 million to pave the way for Google

Google will receive $28 million from the city of Mountain View in exchange for a series of North Bayshore properties needed...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2018
Last comment by Citizen84, on Feb 20, 2018 at 7:20 pm | 27 comments | 12859 Views


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 Count the ways, on Feb 24, 2020 at 12:31 pm | 27 comments | 3884 Views


Measure M passes

Many upper level administrators at El Camino Hospital may be dusting off their resumes this morning, while the health care...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Really?, on Nov 15, 2012 at 9:09 am | 26 comments | 13978 Views


Guest opinion: Don't sign the Measure V Too Costly petition

In a guest opinion, Mountain View Mayor Lenny Siegel and council members Pat Showalter and Ken Rosenberg write on why they...

Original post made on May. 10, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 16, 2018 at 8:30 am | 26 comments | 4781 Views


Council incumbents battle newcomers in Chamber debate

Three City Council incumbents defended their records against three challengers in a debate hosted by the Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Oct 8, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 7917 Views


Council race: phone survey raises questions

Mountain View voters are being surveyed about how they might vote in the November City Council election, prompting questions...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Fidel, on Sep 1, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 26 comments | 4219 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 May 6, 2018 at 11:58 am | 26 comments | 6023 Views


Before Trump takes office, schools look to protect undocumented students

At Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, President Thuy Nguyen is racing against time to figure out ways the community college...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2016
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Dec 22, 2016 at 9:35 pm | 26 comments | 7548 Views


Caltrain's future in limbo after Santa Clara County defers tax measure

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to defer the decision for a Caltrain ballot measure to a special...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Fat Cats, on Jul 30, 2020 at 12:13 pm | 26 comments | 6791 Views


Calls for North Bayshore housing cap sparks concern

Are Mountain View leaders scaling back their ambitious roadmap for housing in North Bayshore? Plenty of public speakers...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Laura H, on Jul 1, 2017 at 11:15 am | 25 comments | 5937 Views


Tuesday: Council to discuss renter mediation program

After more than six months of preparation, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday could take action on skyrocketing rents....

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by @John, on Jul 7, 2016 at 1:29 am | 25 comments | 5412 Views


Mountain View plans seek to build bike commuter bridge into North Bayshore

Long-awaited plans for a bike and pedestrian bridge into the heart of Mountain View's North Bayshore tech campus are beginning...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by ronewolf, on May 4, 2020 at 5:06 pm | 25 comments | 12292 Views


Traffic claim on council candidate's mailer raises questions

City Council candidate Ellen Kamei has sent out a mailer that makes a controversial claim: Adding 5,000 new homes in North...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Good Results, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:26 am | 25 comments | 10976 Views


Editorial endorsement: Mountain View City Council

The ==I Voice== endorses incumbents John McAlister and Chris Clark, and challengers Lisa Matichak and Lucas Ramirez. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Monta Loma, on Nov 7, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 25 comments | 8705 Views


Council balks at bulky Avalon Bay project

In a study session at the April 18 meeting, the City Council reviewed plans to squeeze nearly 350 new apartments into a site...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jul 10, 2017 at 8:50 am | 25 comments | 6995 Views
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