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Measure N racks up more 'yes' votes

The $150 million school bond proposed by the Los Altos School District to accommodate growing enrollment may win after all. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by SQW, on Nov 17, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 67 comments | 7715 Views

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Rush of money puts Inks campaign near top of field

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 Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by @BM, on Nov 4, 2018 at 4:21 am | 66 comments | 5348 Views

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Councilwoman draws fire for political ad

A new online political ad that paints Mountain View's rent control program as a huge mistake is triggering a swift backlash...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man , on Apr 2, 2018 at 6:52 am | 61 comments | 6892 Views

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MP mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway, and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 58 comments | 32976 Views

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Landlords hid big election spending

A landlord advocacy group effectively hid from voters big expenditures in Mountain View's November City Council election,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Agreed, on Jul 25, 2016 at 10:04 am | 58 comments | 5835 Views

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Election 2016: Mountain View voters face dueling rental measures

Perhaps the most consequential choice in this election cycle, Mountain View voters will decide between competing ballot initiatives...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Mike_, on Oct 22, 2016 at 7:26 pm | 58 comments | 7393 Views

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Guest opinion: Rent stabilization is still rent control

Mountain View voters will be asked in the upcoming election to consider two rent control measures, V and W. Both measures...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Mike_, on Nov 8, 2016 at 7:08 pm | 58 comments | 5302 Views

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Editorial endorsement: Measure V is the right choice to protect renters and the community

Mountain View voters who flat-out oppose rent control in any form will have an easy decision when they cast their ballots...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Mike_, on Nov 7, 2016 at 11:04 am | 56 comments | 9911 Views

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Much-criticized mediation program wins council approval

In a 4-3 vote, the Mountain View City Council gave the final nod to an ordinance creating a mandatory-mediation program to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Maher, on May 10, 2016 at 3:34 pm | 56 comments | 9785 Views

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School board votes to impose strict transfer limits

The Mountain View Whisman School District school board this month unanimously approved major changes to student transfer...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2018
Last comment by Weird, on Jul 10, 2018 at 11:29 pm | 56 comments | 7064 Views

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Resident suing to take rent control measure off ballot

A Mountain View resident is suing the city to remove a City Council-backed rent control measure from the November ballot. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by @mvresident2003, on Oct 13, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 56 comments | 13891 Views

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Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Malia, on Apr 3, 2014 at 11:30 am | 56 comments | 16743 Views

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Voter guide: LASD candidates call for consensus-building in divisive times

The Los Altos School District, one of the top-performing districts in the Bay Area, has an education model focused on small...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by More to realize, on Oct 29, 2018 at 8:39 pm | 56 comments | 6344 Views

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New mayor pledges civility and courtesy in 2017

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, the City Council unanimously chose Ken Rosenberg to be Mountain View's mayor for 2017, a role that takes...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Popular Votr, on Mar 7, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 55 comments | 8883 Views

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Landlords rattled by specter of rent control

With favorable polling and two separate rent stabilization measures going before voters this November, the possibility that...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Not so awesome , on Aug 26, 2016 at 6:39 am | 55 comments | 13656 Views

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Council shies away from rent regulation

Following weeks of public outcry on rising rents, Mountain View leaders gave a clear signal Monday they would not consider...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by LoveMV, on Oct 26, 2015 at 1:09 am | 55 comments | 10020 Views

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Tenant advocates push back against looming deadline

Each and every day will count in the race against time for the Mountain View Tenants' Coalition to gather signatures for...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by NoTrustInTheVoice, on Jun 1, 2016 at 7:33 pm | 55 comments | 5892 Views

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Council candidate Lisa Matichak seeks to preserve city's character

After an introduction to Mountain View politics through her neighborhood's opposition to a housing project at 450 Whisman...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by MV_resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 11:08 am | 53 comments | 12128 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 | 5334 Views

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City drops rent control from relief package

Mountain View's City Council has shot down a version of rent control. On Tuesday night, after hours of public testimony,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Mar 27, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 52 comments | 13026 Views
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