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Letters to the editor: Measure D, school bond and parcel tax initiatives, new artwork

Letters to the editor from the Feb. 28 edition touch on the City Council's rent control Measure D, the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 3, 2020 at 10:45 pm | 5 comments | 4326 Views


Glew, Becker lead in early results for contested state Senate race

Early election results indicate that Republican Alex Glew and Democrat Josh Becker will be moving forward into the November...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Mar 5, 2020 at 4:19 am | 5 comments | 7555 Views


Riding on VTA is now free, but please, board at the back of the bus

Most passengers will board buses through the rear door and fares will not be collected under changes announced Thursday by...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Trump fired the Pandemic Team, on Mar 25, 2020 at 10:01 am | 5 comments | 6500 Views


A month after Super Tuesday, some votes are still being counted

Remember the primary elections last month? Since then, a global pandemic has struck, leading to lagging local vote counts....

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 7, 2020 at 1:34 pm | 5 comments | 4587 Views


George Floyd and 'the moral arc of the universe': insight from MLK's official historian

Stanford historian Clayborne Carson offers some much-needed clarity and historical perspective surrounding recent protests...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 5, 2020 at 12:11 pm | 5 comments | 7337 Views


Supreme Court blocks Trump administration's termination of DACA

The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Donald Trump's administration from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2020
Last comment by Joe Johnston, on Jun 22, 2020 at 9:56 pm | 5 comments | 5241 Views


Former Uber chief security officer hit with obstruction of justice charge

Federal law enforcement authorities have charged former Uber Chief Security Officer Joseph Sullivan for an attempted cover-up...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 22, 2020 at 12:54 pm | 5 comments | 6057 Views


Housing bills fizzle in California's frantic final day of legislative session

After seeing their ambitious plans to address the housing crisis derailed by the pandemic, state lawmakers concluded Monday's...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 5, 2020 at 10:35 am | 5 comments | 5886 Views


Protester demanding justice for Breonna Taylor stop traffic in Menlo Park

More than 150 people from around the Bay Area gathered Friday evening in Menlo Park in a protest that called for justice...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 26, 2020 at 12:37 pm | 5 comments | 5594 Views


Props to you, Californians: A preview of what's on your November ballot

California voters will directly decide the fate of 12 ballot propositions on their November ballot -- from taxes to rent...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2020
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 7, 2020 at 12:57 pm | 5 comments | 6970 Views


Facing a lawsuit, Palo Alto plans to permanently expand Foothills Park access

Spurred by a lawsuit from a coalition that includes the ACLU and the NAACP, Palo Alto is preparing to permanently abolish...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 23, 2020 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 5970 Views


Frankie, Johnnie and Luigi Too will close next year to rebuild

Mountain View's popular Italian restaurant Frankie, Johnnie and Luigi Too will be taking a hiatus from serving up pizzas...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2020
Last comment by florence duval, on Nov 7, 2020 at 9:41 am | 5 comments | 36687 Views


Mah, Baten Caswell in tight race for Santa Clara County school board seat

The race for the Area 1 seat on the Santa Clara County school board is razor-thin, with incumbent Grace Mah leading challenger...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Nov 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm | 5 comments | 7075 Views


Cities slam VTA plan to reroute Measure B funding toward BART

In 2016, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority vowed to upgrade streets and rail crossings through a sales tax...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2020
Last comment by Waldo, on Dec 2, 2020 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 6541 Views


Three things to know about Gavin Newsom's spending spree

Gov. Newsom is proposing to spend California's $100 billion windfall on schools, small businesses, homelessness and more,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on May 17, 2021 at 4:15 pm | 5 comments | 5582 Views


Mountain View looks to tax hotels to pay for new city services

Looking to shore up revenue to pay for homeless services and sustainability efforts, the city of Mountain View is considering...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2021
Last comment by Robyn Jeffries, on Dec 11, 2021 at 12:16 pm | 5 comments | 5013 Views


Congresswomen, speaking in Mountain View, say overturning Roe v. Wade threatens democracy

Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren declared that the U.S. Supreme Court going against public opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Cordelia, on May 11, 2022 at 10:52 pm | 5 comments | 4959 Views


Mountain View Rental Housing Committee clarifies base rent calculations. Why does it matter?

The starting point for how much landlords are allowed to increase rents annually, base rent is "probably the most important...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2022
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Jul 26, 2022 at 4:32 am | 5 comments | 5338 Views


Boundary options whittled down

A committee formed by the Los Altos School District to analyze various scenarios for boundary changes made some headway Tuesday...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2007
Last comment by Karen Rudolph, on Jun 7, 2007 at 10:44 pm | 4 comments | 8219 Views


Girls in gangs

For Los Altos High School senior "Paula," exposure to gangs started early, in middle school. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by Post Highschool, on Jun 13, 2007 at 6:03 pm | 4 comments | 8250 Views
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