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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 | 3525 Views

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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 | 9433 Views

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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 | 24278 Views

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FPPC launches investigation into Mountain View's firefighter PAC

State election officials launched an investigation Thursday into the Mountain View Fire Fighters Political Action Committee...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 28, 2020 at 8:27 pm | 40 comments | 10482 Views

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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 | 19628 Views

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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 | 5341 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 | 17891 Views

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Guest opinion: Housing affordability bills' math doesn't add up

In a guest opinion, Mountain View resident Leslie-Anne Bain argues that building large amounts of market-rate housing will...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Oct 4, 2021 at 3:00 pm | 39 comments | 6092 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 | 5671 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 | 14216 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 | 8022 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 | 8511 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 | 9582 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 | 16280 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 | 8188 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 | 7553 Views

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Will charter school politics — and money — influence the local Santa Clara County school board race?

With Election Day less than three weeks away, outside money is pouring into the Santa Clara County Board of Education Area...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Nov 3, 2020 at 4:05 pm | 35 comments | 8834 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 | 8270 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 | 6887 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 | 8300 Views
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