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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 | 6491 Views


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 | 7819 Views


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 | 5079 Views


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 | 3902 Views


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 | 11271 Views


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 | 8384 Views


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 | 13306 Views


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 | 8013 Views


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 | 10856 Views


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 | 5831 Views


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 | 3260 Views


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 | 10046 Views


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 | 9822 Views


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 | 9306 Views


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 | 7283 Views


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 | 6961 Views


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 | 5615 Views


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 | 12372 Views


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 | 6892 Views


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 | 7677 Views
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