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Showalter, Rosenberg and Siegel lead in early council election results

As results rolled in for the most competitive and unpredictable City Council elections in years, residents and candidates...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Nov 8, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 52 comments | 15718 Views


Council eyes tweaks to rent control

Amid plans to draft a 2020 ballot measure, the Mountain View City Council will likely seek greater influence over the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 17, 2019 at 5:49 pm | 52 comments | 8285 Views


Airplane noise reduction proposals under review

The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing more than 100 recommendations that a committee of South Bay legislators...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Palo Alto res, on Aug 31, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 51 comments | 7365 Views


LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:33 am | 50 comments | 18049 Views


Margaret Abe-Koga and Alex Nunez join the race for the Mountain View City Council

The race for the Mountain View City Council is heating up, with Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga and community activist Alex Nunez...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 4, 2020 at 10:11 am | 48 comments | 8705 Views


Rent-control measure expected to go to voters in November

A signature-gathering effort to place a measure on the November ballot that would restrict increases in Mountain View's apartment...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by The voters will decide, on Jun 21, 2016 at 2:08 pm | 47 comments | 9038 Views


*****Voting Information for Measure V*****

So Much information is being withheld from the public. It is so important for the public to know and understand that Measure...

Original post made by Mike_ on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by Mike_, on Nov 7, 2016 at 8:57 pm | 47 comments | 2032 Views


Santana Row developer to buy much of San Antonio center

In some good news for those who have been saying they'd like to see a Santana Row-style development in Mountain View, Santana...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:37 am | 46 comments | 16026 Views


Voters reject Los Altos bond measure

A bond measure to fund renovations at a Los Altos park and community center has been roundly rejected by voters in Tuesday's...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Bill Hough, on Nov 11, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 46 comments | 6483 Views


Police ID man suspected of vandalizing John Inks sign

Mountain View police have identified a man they believe is responsible for defacing a campaign sign for candidate and former...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Oct 26, 2018 at 2:02 pm | 46 comments | 6752 Views


New political group picks fight with rent control

A new political campaign is taking aim at Mountain View's fledgling rent-control law, possibly laying the groundwork for...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2018
Last comment by mike rose, on Feb 20, 2018 at 12:25 pm | 45 comments | 6988 Views


Council votes to ban storefront pot shops in Mountain View, allowing only delivery services

The Mountain View City Council agreed to ban storefront cannabis businesses from opening anywhere in the city, instead allowing...

Original post made on May. 24, 2019
Last comment by OldGuy, on Jun 4, 2019 at 12:37 am | 44 comments | 6993 Views


Outside money floods City Council race

The real estate industry and a shadowy special interest group is pumping tens of thousands of dollars into the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by floored, on Nov 4, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 44 comments | 14015 Views


Guest opinion: Measure D undermines rent control

In a guest opinion in the Feb. 21 edition, former Mountain View Mayor Pat Showalter writes about why she is voting against...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 3, 2020 at 10:46 pm | 42 comments | 4953 Views


Rent control measure aims for November ballot

Disappointed by the City Council's unwillingness to take stronger action, advocates for Mountain View's large tenant population...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Free Market, on Apr 12, 2016 at 8:03 am | 42 comments | 4942 Views


MV to start taxing, regulating short-term rentals

After years of dithering, Mountain View is getting ready to start regulating and taxing the local cottage industry of Airbnb...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2018
Last comment by @Teacher, on Apr 1, 2018 at 10:49 pm | 42 comments | 8090 Views


Measure D: In reshaping rent control, council members ask for community's trust

Rent control, one of Mountain View's most divisive issues, is back on the ballot March 3. For the first time since 2016,...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 18, 2020 at 1:14 pm | 42 comments | 2288 Views


Ramirez enters race for City Council

In his quest to embrace local government, Ramirez is now stepping up to the main event. This week, he announced his candidacy...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Apr 6, 2016 at 8:08 am | 41 comments | 8066 Views


Judge OKs roll-out of rent control in Mountain View

In a move with huge ramifications for Mountain View, a Santa Clara County judge on Wednesday declined an injunction request...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 7, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 40 comments | 21973 Views


Council reluctantly approves razing of 116 rent-controlled apartments

More of Mountain View's older, rent-controlled apartments will be demolished to make way for new ownership housing, after...

Original post made on May. 20, 2020
Last comment by Tom Halstrom, on Jun 3, 2020 at 9:50 am | 40 comments | 15174 Views
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