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Kamei coasts to win; other candidates duke it out

It looks like a shake-up is coming to the Mountain View City Council with Planning Commissioner Ellen Kamei taking the lead...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by Angel, on Nov 13, 2018 at 10:04 am | 69 comments | 15751 Views

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Guest Opinion: Renters deserve some protections

I'm one of the fortunate minority in the city: I own my house. My wife and I moved to Mountain View in 1998 and in the interim...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Get Ready! Can You Say the next President is, on Nov 8, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 68 comments | 6602 Views

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Editorial: Elect Lieber, Showalter, Nunez and Siegel to the Mountain View City Council

Mountain View voters have a deep bench to choose from with this year's nine candidates for four seats on the City Council....

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 14, 2020 at 2:22 pm | 67 comments | 13246 Views

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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 | 8249 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 | 6661 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 | 7884 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 | 34131 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 | 6469 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 | 8176 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 | 5965 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 | 10825 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 | 10584 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 | 8234 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 | 14565 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 | 17382 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 | 7384 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 | 9799 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 | 14452 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 | 11037 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 | 6523 Views
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