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Report touts Bay Area as mega-powerful region facing challenges

Silicon Valley is an economic powerhouse, and some of the cogs that drive it are more functional than others, claims a new...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jul 16, 2018 at 11:34 am | 40 comments | 4404 Views

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Mountain View voters reject Measure D, early results show

The Mountain View City Council's bid to soften the city's rent control law may be bound for defeat, with early results in...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 10, 2020 at 9:34 pm | 39 comments | 14077 Views

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VTA board OKs new sales tax measure

A long-planned sales tax measure is set to go on the November ballot now that the Valley Transportation Authority board of...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2016
Last comment by DC, on Jun 25, 2016 at 8:49 pm | 39 comments | 4801 Views

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New census shows Mountain View homeless population growing

Call it Exhibit A of Silicon Valley's worsening housing crisis – a new Santa Clara County homeless census has found a spike...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Clarification, on Jul 18, 2017 at 3:45 pm | 37 comments | 12499 Views

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Complaint alleges conflict of interest for councilman

A series of high-profile Mountain View City Council votes to help establish a new public school campus within city limits...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2018
Last comment by Citizen's Arrest, on Sep 4, 2018 at 7:26 pm | 37 comments | 6670 Views

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Local Gold Star mom speaks out against Trump comments

Hearing Khizr Khan speak movingly at last week's Democratic National Convention about his son, who was killed by a suicide...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:16 pm | 37 comments | 7380 Views

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Obama coming to Mountain View for town hall meeting

President Barack Obama is scheduled to hold a Town Hall meeting on the economy at Mountain View's LinkedIn on Monday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Rank and file, on Sep 26, 2011 at 9:10 am | 37 comments | 8601 Views

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Housing, transportation are top issues for council candidates

In a crowded City Council race, Mountain View's nine candidates are already busy introducing themselves and their platforms...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Sep 6, 2014 at 11:14 am | 36 comments | 14784 Views

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Obama praises Mountain View while greeting mayor

Before president Obama's town hall meeting in Mountain View on Monday, Mayor Jac Siegel said Obama had some flattering words...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by James Hoosac, on Oct 1, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 36 comments | 7248 Views

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Measure N vote too close to call

Early election results show Measure N is just 1 percent shy of the 55 percent of the vote needed to pass the $150 million...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by JimB, on Nov 10, 2014 at 8:00 pm | 35 comments | 6739 Views

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Dispute over human rights measure in Mountain View

When it comes to basic human rights, there's surely some fundamentals that most can agree on. For instance: Everyone has...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 25, 2015 at 10:45 am | 35 comments | 7316 Views

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Oh, for Pete's sake! Supporters say vandals are sabotaging Pete Buttigieg campaign signs in Mountain View

With just weeks to go before the March primary in California, local supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Pete...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2020
Last comment by Pete or any blue, on Feb 23, 2020 at 11:43 am | 35 comments | 5594 Views

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The Voice's editorial endorsement: Mountain View Whisman district board

The Voice editorial board recommends supporting incumbent Ellen Wheeler and challenger Greg Coladonato for the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Angel, on Oct 16, 2014 at 8:30 am | 35 comments | 7501 Views

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Planning Commissioner Matichak joins council race

Mountain's View November City Council election just got more competitive: this week Planning Commissioner Lisa Matichak filed...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 5, 2016 at 6:02 pm | 34 comments | 5577 Views

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Charter school-district accord a welcome step

There was good news earlier this month from the Los Altos School District about the possible signing of a five-year agreement...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by This isn't over, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:18 am | 34 comments | 6907 Views

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Census numbers show Mountain View's staggering job growth

Given how rising housing prices and commuter traffic are causing serious problems for many, tracking the city's job growth...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by R U kidding, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 34 comments | 4249 Views

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Local officials have little enthusiasm for El Camino bus plan

A proposal to create dedicated bus lanes along El Camino Real is facing a new round of skepticism. On Wednesday, representatives...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Steve Ly, on Oct 13, 2015 at 8:31 am | 34 comments | 3158 Views

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City Council backs immediate eviction protections

In an effort to staunch a recent wave of evictions, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday morning voted to immediately...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by The Donald, on Nov 20, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 34 comments | 9706 Views

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Contested race ahead for Mountain View Whisman

Voters in the Mountain View Whisman School District will get to choose between four candidates for two seats on the school...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Weird, on Aug 22, 2018 at 12:53 pm | 33 comments | 7278 Views

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Santa Clara County passes ban on evictions to protect renters hard hit by the coronavirus

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to halt evictions that would displace families and...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 30, 2020 at 5:11 pm | 33 comments | 10112 Views
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