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Flipping a U-turn, MV leaders endorse dedicated bus lanes

Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by DavidR, on May 13, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 460 comments | 21911 Views

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Mayor's misfire email suggests she wants to thwart housing plans

A message sent out accidentally by Mayor Lisa Matichak is being seized on as proof she is trying to undermine housing development...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 26, 2019 at 1:02 pm | 134 comments | 12174 Views

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El Camino bus plan faces backlash

Tuesday's meeting on Mountain View's annual budget was overshadowed by a crowd of public speakers wanting to talk about the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by DavidR, on May 14, 2015 at 6:05 pm | 128 comments | 11461 Views

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Committee member's anti-rent control work draws scrutiny

In Mountain View, some critics see a case of the fox guarding the henhouse at the city's Rental Housing Committee, the panel...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 9, 2017 at 10:32 am | 121 comments | 7931 Views

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Keep Outside Money Out of Local Politics

I follow the city council race closely because I care about the city very much. It is very important for me to have someone...

Original post made by alarmed_citizen on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Looks like Outside money worked, on Nov 6, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 117 comments | 4906 Views

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Yes or No on the LASD Bond?

I am leaning towards no. I think we need a new school but it doesn't seem like that is the focus. I would vote yes if...

Original post made by undecided voter on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Landers, on Sep 18, 2014 at 3:59 pm | 115 comments | 4091 Views

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City should step up for Milk Pail

It is difficult to believe that City Council members and top city officials are backpedaling rapidly when asked how they...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Ineke, on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:27 am | 114 comments | 19884 Views

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Measure V ekes out narrow win

In a result that has huge implications for the local housing market, Mountain View voters have dealt a narrow win to the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by renter economist, on Nov 14, 2016 at 4:14 pm | 112 comments | 29140 Views

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School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 20, 2017 at 10:20 pm | 110 comments | 25621 Views

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Landlords take Measure V to court

Two days from being enacted, Mountain View's voter-approved rent-control law, Measure V, is being challenged and potentially...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jan 3, 2017 at 1:39 pm | 110 comments | 12969 Views

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Our position on Props. 5 to 8

Last week the <I>Voice</I></B> offered recommendations on the first four propositions on the Nov. 4 ballot. This week we...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Rita, on Nov 10, 2008 at 8:19 am | 90 comments | 7959 Views

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Get ready, it's a council election year

It's only February, but at least four candidates have filed statements of interest to run for City Council in the November...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 26, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 88 comments | 28067 Views

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Candidates see housing crisis solutions in North Bayshore

If their support for a new residential neighborhood north of Highway 101 is any indication, Mountain View's City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by sanantonio-phase2-MV, on Aug 22, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 86 comments | 19320 Views

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Rent control opponents raise $1.2M to defeat Bay Area measures

It looks like no expense is being spared to defeat ballot initiatives restricting apartment rents in Mountain View and four...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by The Donald, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:05 pm | 85 comments | 8417 Views

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Ivanovic pulls ahead of Swan in LASD race

Sunday's updated election results show that Vladimir Ivanovic has overtaken John Swan in the Los Altos School District election,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2014
Last comment by LASD & BCS Parent, on Nov 18, 2014 at 6:22 am | 78 comments | 6332 Views

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LASD narrows down new school options

After months of soliciting public opinion from hundreds of district parents and residents, the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Not in MV, on Sep 21, 2015 at 10:56 am | 76 comments | 8597 Views

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Don't sign the Measure V Too Costly petition

Petition from "Measure V Too Costly" is deceptive. Fake news alert! Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2018/05/04/dont-sign-the-measure-v-too-costly-peti...

Original post made on May. 4, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on May 16, 2018 at 8:29 am | 76 comments | 4106 Views

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Rent control adversaries spar at City Hall

Tuesday's City Council meeting turned into a heated standoff between groups feuding over a new effort to weaken the Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 25, 2018 at 12:27 pm | 71 comments | 6201 Views

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Kamei coasts to win; other candidates duke it out

It looks like a shake-up is coming to the Mountain View City Council with Planning Commissioner Ellen Kamei taking the lead...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by Angel, on Nov 13, 2018 at 10:04 am | 69 comments | 13326 Views

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Guest Opinion: Renters deserve some protections

I'm one of the fortunate minority in the city: I own my house. My wife and I moved to Mountain View in 1998 and in the interim...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Get Ready! Can You Say the next President is, on Nov 8, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 68 comments | 5635 Views
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