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Gov hopeful Campbell: State needs gas tax

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tom Campbell on Thursday called for budget cuts and a temporary gas tax to close California's...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:32 am | 22 comments | 7742 Views

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Voice endorsements: City Council

With three termed-out members making way for three newcomers on the Mountain View City Council, nine residents are vying...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Better Idea, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:24 am | 22 comments | 5675 Views

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****SECOND LARGEST RENT DECREASE IN US - SAN JOSE METRO AREA AT -12%****

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Original post made by lenny on Oct. 8, 2016
Last comment by In the End, on Oct 12, 2016 at 12:38 am | 22 comments | 2079 Views

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Council puts the brakes on backyard pot plants

Faced with the possibility that Mountain View residents could legally start growing marijuana in their backyards are early...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Zap, on Nov 6, 2016 at 8:04 pm | 22 comments | 6208 Views

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No decision yet in Measure V lawsuit

After hearing arguments from both sides Tuesday morning, Superior Court Judge William Elfving indicated he wouldn't issue...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 5, 2017 at 4:57 pm | 22 comments | 6568 Views

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Early results show sizeable support for recall of judge

Judge Aaron Persky, whose June 2016 verdict in the Brock Turner case sparked a national debate about sexual violence, campus...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by fyuvdwrnj, on Jun 6, 2018 at 3:20 pm | 22 comments | 5204 Views

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Mountain View voters lean left in primary

Mountain View voters showed their progressive colors in the June 5 primary election, showing greater support for Democratic...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2018
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jun 14, 2018 at 10:48 am | 22 comments | 6537 Views

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'Miscalculations' blamed for school district's massive budget errors

Mountain View Whisman School District officials in March warned that the district was heading into deficit spending over...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2018
Last comment by Can't even count?, on Jun 25, 2018 at 4:46 am | 22 comments | 2993 Views

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Committee picks apart city's rent control law

Seeing a chance to rework rent control in the 2020 election, the city's Rental Housing Committee took an opportunity to spitball...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 17, 2019 at 5:50 pm | 22 comments | 6822 Views

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When a neighborhood's days are numbered

With each passing day, the apartments at 2310 Rock St. increasingly resemble a ghost town. Read the full story here https://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2019/09/06/when-a-neighbor...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by The Business Man, on Sep 9, 2019 at 11:34 am | 22 comments | 2138 Views

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Rent control reform measure heads to voters in March

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night approved final language for a ballot measure changing the city's rent control...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by jack, on Nov 18, 2019 at 4:03 pm | 22 comments | 12680 Views

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City Council agrees, in theory, to extend rent control to Mountain View mobile home parks

The Mountain View City Council took early steps Tuesday to begin drafting a law that would extend the city's rent control...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Feb 18, 2020 at 1:19 pm | 22 comments | 11787 Views

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Election roundup: Endorsements roll in for Mountain View City Council and local school boards

With less than two months to go before Election Day, several local and regional groups are weighing in with endorsements...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2020
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Oct 7, 2020 at 11:45 am | 22 comments | 11478 Views

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Outside money pours into the Mountain View City Council race

A wave of independent expenditures is pouring into the race for the Mountain View City Council, with three groups recently...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 30, 2020 at 12:02 pm | 22 comments | 9975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Controversial teacher reassigned to Graham

A former fourth-grade teacher at Huff Elementary School, who left the school last spring after some parents complained that...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Get Ready, on Aug 13, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 21 comments | 6540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents say they would sue over special ed cuts

An item to reduce aide hours in the Mountain View Whisman School District's autism program was again pulled from the agenda...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Jan 22, 2010 at 3:32 pm | 21 comments | 8216 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD makes Bullis an offer on new facilities

The Los Altos School District is waiting for a response from Bullis Charter School leaders regarding its offer for next year's...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by combination classes???, on Mar 10, 2010 at 7:23 am | 21 comments | 4994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents concerned over district's handling of Bubb incident

A pair of parents of students at Bubb Elementary School said that they thought the Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Kari Lemons, on Apr 5, 2012 at 2:32 pm | 21 comments | 6045 Views

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Council ponders big changes after slew of car-pedestrian collisions

Council members finally weighed in on the community's discussion of bike and pedestrian safety last week, with some members...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 30, 2012 at 9:53 am | 21 comments | 5795 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School should have kept kids indoors to avoid smoke, parent says

A local parent is upset that the staff of Landels Elementary School allowed her child and others outside during the school...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by JW, on Dec 22, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 21 comments | 15450 Views
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