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You got a license for that cat, Mister?

For the first time, the city of Mountain View is poised to require that pet cats be licensed. The City Council voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by OldtimerMV, on Jun 13, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 101 comments | 21110 Views

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Council votes to allow pot shops in Mountain View

A majority of Mountain View City Council members agreed Tuesday night to allow marijuana retailers to open up shop in Mountain...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2018
Last comment by Lector , on Oct 13, 2018 at 8:55 am | 99 comments | 17901 Views

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Measure V: Rent-control ordinance faces lawsuit threat

Just days away from implementation, Mountain View's voter-approved rent-control ordinance, Measure V, is in danger of being...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2016
Last comment by The Truth, on Dec 22, 2016 at 10:47 am | 99 comments | 13289 Views

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Protest highlights mayor's stance on gun control

Nearly 40 people gathered at the downtown Caltrain Station on Thursday evening to protest Mayor John Inks' refusal to join...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by True American, on Apr 3, 2014 at 1:53 pm | 97 comments | 23337 Views

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Rental committee seeks $1.2M handout from city

It was a true dilemma for members of the city's Rental Housing Committee on Monday night. On one hand, they needed to devise...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by ellespeth, on Nov 14, 2017 at 8:47 pm | 97 comments | 8205 Views

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Letting Fido off the leash

Go ahead and let your pooch run free -- the Mountain View City Council unanimously voted to make handful of public parks...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Spine needed here, on Jun 5, 2015 at 7:06 am | 96 comments | 12977 Views

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Council balks at controversial cat rules

With weeks of controversy over new cat license requirements now resolved, you might think that a new city animal control...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ratso Rizzo, on Sep 9, 2015 at 3:01 pm | 94 comments | 22341 Views

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Surprised by local housing costs? You shouldn't be

Silicon Valley has long been a place of human ingenuity, where ever larger worlds of data are packed onto shrinking computer...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M. Sosnow, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 93 comments | 26854 Views

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Filling the housing market's hole

Mountain View's roll-out of new housing has a gaping hole. New residential development is essentially nonexistent for moderate-income...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by RMV, on Apr 25, 2017 at 3:55 pm | 92 comments | 9504 Views

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MV council to take new look at dedicated bus lanes

In a decision that could drastically impact commuter traffic, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday will consider a Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by @AC, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:30 pm | 88 comments | 9676 Views

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Ideafarm arrested for battery, false imprisonment

Wo'O Ideafarm, the self-styled public speaker known in Mountain View for his inflammatory signs, was arrested Friday, Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Forest, on Oct 14, 2011 at 12:10 am | 86 comments | 10522 Views

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City begins talks on redeveloping older apartments

Perhaps a glimpse of things to come — an attractive new housing project came before the City Council on Tuesday that seemed...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Oct 18, 2017 at 10:40 pm | 85 comments | 5304 Views

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Council offers support for project at Castro and El Camino

While not yet final, on Tuesday a majority of City Council members gave thumbs up to a four-story apartment project which...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Konrad M Sosnow, on Feb 4, 2014 at 12:53 pm | 84 comments | 23440 Views

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Pulitzer Prize winner from MV outs his illegal status

Jose Vargas, former Mountain View High school student and top American journalist, has outed himself as an undocumented immigrant...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jul 13, 2011 at 9:58 am | 84 comments | 8030 Views

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Revolt by smokers fails to sway council

The Mountain View City Council passed a strict new smoking ban Tuesday, despite strong opposition from patrons and owners...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Really, on Feb 23, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 82 comments | 8023 Views

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LASD votes to put Bullis Charter students at Loyola Elementary

Los Altos School District board members unanimously agreed Monday night to place Bullis Charter School's "overflow" students...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2019
Last comment by Loyola Timeline, on Feb 5, 2019 at 12:12 pm | 82 comments | 10031 Views

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Fight brewing over rent control petition

The push to collect signatures for a landlord-backed rent control initiative is leading to many reports of paid workers bending...

Original post made on May. 31, 2018
Last comment by mike rose, on Jun 5, 2018 at 11:15 am | 81 comments | 15788 Views

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Voice editorial endorsement: City Council

The Mountain View Voice recommends candidates Ken Rosenberg, Pat Showalter and Lenny Siegel for City Council. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Lilly, on Nov 4, 2014 at 12:11 pm | 79 comments | 16356 Views

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Dangerous city streets could get squeezed

In a meeting centered on traffic, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night signaled support for a series of road-safety...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by screw the majority, on Oct 26, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 79 comments | 10071 Views

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Big transformation under way for San Antonio area

Clearly, the recession is over in the local housing sector. New development could bring over 1,300 new homes to the San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Erica, on Mar 5, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 78 comments | 17697 Views
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