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<B>Sounding the call for more candidates Read the full story here

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 18, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 5 comments | 3651 Views


Council candidates' fundraising hits city's spending limit

As the final push begins for the Nov. 8 election, Mountain View's eight City Council candidates have amassed sizable war...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Kacey Carpenter, on Oct 7, 2016 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 6173 Views


Voters split on rent control measures

Election night results show Mountain View voters are leaning toward yes on the Measure V rent control charter amendment and...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by ANON, on Jan 6, 2017 at 4:07 am | 5 comments | 7919 Views


Ramirez, Cox tapped for planning commission seats

Lucas Ramirez, who was edged out of a City Council seat in the November election, was selected as the likely pick for an...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by David, on Dec 8, 2016 at 7:35 am | 5 comments | 6359 Views


Guest opinion: Mayor's message of peace on Earth and good will

As 2016 comes to a close and we surround ourselves with friends and family, I want to take this opportunity to wish everyone...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by George, on Dec 28, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 5 comments | 5743 Views


Water district seeks federal help to prevent floods

Santa Clara Valley Water District officials announced Tuesday they will request federal assistance to help reduce and prevent...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2017
Last comment by BD, on Mar 3, 2017 at 9:17 am | 5 comments | 4073 Views


Recall election of Brock Turner judge postponed

The group working to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for alleged judicial bias has decided to delay placing...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by robyn, on Mar 23, 2017 at 6:43 am | 5 comments | 6722 Views


Federal judge keeps injunction blocking Trump order on sanctuary cities in place

A federal judge in San Francisco Thursday denied a request by President Donald Trump's administration to lift an injunction...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by Zekkular Bulgaris, on Jul 25, 2017 at 10:38 am | 5 comments | 4035 Views


El Camino plans to open new clinic in San Jose

In an ongoing effort to extend its reach well beyond Mountain View and neighboring cities, El Camino Hospital is aiming to...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by "blue-hatted" Republican, on Aug 1, 2017 at 8:48 am | 5 comments | 8620 Views


Law professors voice opposition to Persky recall

More than 90 law professors from throughout California, including 29 from Stanford University, signed a letter this week...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2017
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Aug 21, 2017 at 1:13 am | 5 comments | 6463 Views


School district considers major construction plans

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District laid out its ambitious new vision for both of its high school campuses,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by John, on Oct 31, 2017 at 8:19 pm | 5 comments | 5343 Views


Midpeninsula homes selling for $1M over asking prices

Realtors say low inventory combined with sales strategies from the dot-com boom are playing a role in bidding wars. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by clearthinker, on Dec 28, 2017 at 3:21 pm | 5 comments | 8616 Views


School bond measure heads to voters

Mountain View-Los Altos High School District board members unanimously agreed Monday night to place a $295 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2018
Last comment by Absolutely Vote NO, on Feb 7, 2018 at 5:10 pm | 5 comments | 4812 Views


Elevated lead levels found in Theuerkauf water

A water fountain at Theuerkauf Elementary is blocked off after tests by the city of Mountain View revealed lead concentrations...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2018
Last comment by John, on Mar 1, 2018 at 11:57 am | 5 comments | 7396 Views


Letters to the editor: June 1, 2018

This week, letters to the editor about rent control, Measure E and the ballot initiative to recall Judge Persky. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2018
Last comment by Guinnessthedog, on Jun 5, 2018 at 1:10 am | 5 comments | 3561 Views


Deputy Sheriff's association president resigns amid accusations of racist texts

The President of the Santa Clara Deputy Sheriff's Association resigned Thursday, following allegations that he sent racist...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2018
Last comment by Robyn, on Jul 31, 2018 at 6:39 am | 5 comments | 4260 Views


Bay Area roadways among worst in state

Roads in the Bay Area are the worst in the state and in deteriorating condition, which is costing residents in the region...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2018
Last comment by LOL, on Aug 22, 2018 at 6:43 pm | 5 comments | 3818 Views


Joe Biden lunches in downtown Palo Alto to raise campaign funds

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden was in Palo Alto on Thursday for a private fundraising...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Don't be afraid?, on Oct 4, 2019 at 10:51 am | 5 comments | 3837 Views


Santa Clara County looks to ramp up parking programs for vehicle dwellers

With programs for vehicle dwellers to park overnight rolling out throughout Santa Clara County, the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2020
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jan 15, 2020 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 6445 Views


Letters to the editor: Measure D, bond measure taxes, proposed new pool

Letters to the editor from the Feb. 21 edition on the rent control Measure D, the presidential election, bond measure taxes...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2020
Last comment by Swimmer, on Feb 28, 2020 at 9:15 am | 5 comments | 4885 Views
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