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Measure V lawsuit comes to major milestone

The lawsuit over Mountain View's Measure V will get its first major courtroom hearing next week, and the stakes are huge...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 10, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 33 comments | 6749 Views

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Country's biggest apartment owners group joins campaign for Measure D

A landlord group that's long been opposed to rent control is actively campaigning in favor of a Mountain View measure to...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 14, 2020 at 1:01 pm | 33 comments | 6848 Views

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Letters to the editor: Measure D, Foothill-De Anza measures, Rishi Kumar

Letters to the editor in the Feb. 14 edition on the City Council rent control Measure D, Foothill-De Anza Community College...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 21, 2020 at 5:53 pm | 33 comments | 4457 Views

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Editorial: Hatred and bigotry not welcome here

As the volume of racist, anti-Semitic and violence-inciting rhetoric has risen around the country over the past months, local...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm | 32 comments | 2496 Views

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CAA drops lawsuit against rent control

The California Apartment Association has announced it is dropping its legal challenges to rent control measures in Mountain...

Original post made on May. 7, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 11, 2017 at 12:08 am | 32 comments | 8787 Views

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Despite calls for defunding, Mountain View keeps its annual police budget intact

The Mountain View City Council approved a $44.8 million budget for the city's police department Tuesday, holding firm on...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2020
Last comment by LongResident, on Jun 29, 2020 at 5:07 pm | 32 comments | 7424 Views

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Housing advocates deliver signatures to overturn Mountain View's RV ban

Housing advocates delivered a referendum petition with thousands of voter signatures to Mountain View City Hall late Friday...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2019
Last comment by Logic, on Dec 20, 2019 at 10:44 am | 32 comments | 7755 Views

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Judge rejects rent control for mobile homes

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge this week rejected arguments by Mountain View mobile home tenants that they should...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by William Hitchens, on Sep 4, 2018 at 3:03 pm | 32 comments | 6141 Views

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Guest opinion: Keep it civil: Don't vandalize campaign signs

In an op-ed published in the Sept. 7 issue, council member Pat Showalter calls for an end to the defacement of a council...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2018
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 22, 2018 at 9:01 pm | 32 comments | 5604 Views

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Conflict over profits and pricing at Del Medio apartments

For Freddie Farris, 60, the golden years aren't going quite as planned. After having to leave her postal carrier job due...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2018
Last comment by mike rose, on Feb 26, 2018 at 9:39 am | 32 comments | 4416 Views

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Candidates challenged on 'rent stabilization'

All nine candidates for Mountain View City Council were put on the spot last week during a candidate forum held by church...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 31 comments | 11385 Views

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School board member Jose Gutierrez enters November council race

Mountain View Whisman School District board member Jose Gutierrez announced this week his intent to run for a seat on the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 8, 2020 at 12:44 pm | 31 comments | 4098 Views

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Inks joins council race, seeking third term

Another veteran of Mountain View politics is throwing his hat into the ring. John Inks, who left the council in 2016 after...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2018
Last comment by Gary, on Sep 6, 2018 at 10:35 am | 31 comments | 6569 Views

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Parents worry over cuts to special ed assistants

A proposal to cut back the hours and benefits of nearly a dozen employees in the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 9, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 31 comments | 9367 Views

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School board weighs options on parcel tax renewal

School board members are looking ahead at next year's planned parcel tax renewal for the Mountain View Whisman School District,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2015
Last comment by Old Steve, on Sep 11, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 30 comments | 6047 Views

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Rental committee set to decide on landlords' profits tonight

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee on Monday night is set to decide on "fair rate of return" standards for thousands...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by @Berkeley grad, on Jul 13, 2017 at 1:13 am | 30 comments | 3735 Views

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Editorial: Recall Judge Persky

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Persky abused his discretion, disrespected a jury, failed a crime victim and broke...

Original post made on May. 18, 2018
Last comment by Business Stats, on May 20, 2018 at 5:02 pm | 30 comments | 5890 Views

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Competition heats up for open school board seat

The deadline to apply for the vacant school board seat on the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees is fast-approaching,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:07 am | 30 comments | 7783 Views

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Six square off in heated City Council race

It's a pivotal time for the city of Mountain View, and the stakes have become abundantly clear in this year's City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by Lies of omission , on Oct 30, 2018 at 2:33 pm | 29 comments | 8424 Views

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Editorial: Showalter, Siegel and Ramirez for City Council

Mountain View voters have some interesting choices to make on November's ballot. Competing for three seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 1, 2018 at 2:33 pm | 29 comments | 9530 Views
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