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Berman curses during heated hearing on 'unprofessional conduct' bill

Assembly member Marc Berman, D-Menlo Park, apologized Tuesday after cursing out loud at public speakers who were complaining...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2022
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Apr 20, 2022 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments | 3305 Views


Mountain View adopts campaign contribution limits, setting a cap of $1K for individual donations

Large contributions to local candidates for public office are now prohibited in Mountain View, after the City Council voted...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Apr 20, 2022 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 4149 Views


Not sure how to vote in the June primary? Upcoming forums give voters a chance to hear from the candidates

With the June primary election less than two months away, community groups are planning to host a series of local candidate...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2022
Last comment by addressing systemic racism, on Apr 19, 2022 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 3181 Views


Mountain View seeks to triple its recycled water use over the next decade amid statewide droughts

The city of Mountain View is planning to rapidly expand its recycled water use in the coming years, with ambitious plans...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Mar 22, 2022 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 4001 Views


On a split vote, Mountain View City Council opts to shrink campaign contributions

The Mountain View City Council agreed on a 4-3 vote last week to cut down on the size of campaign contributions in future...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by Pat on the Stevens Creek Trail, on Mar 17, 2022 at 5:38 pm | 2 comments | 4189 Views


Guest opinion: Single family residential neighborhoods threatened by SB 9

Mountain View resident Albert Jeans warns that Senate Bill 9 (SB 9) could erode the density and character of single-family...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Feb 22, 2022 at 9:41 am | 87 comments | 7620 Views


Mountain View City Council picks Lucas Ramirez for new mayor

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Councilman Lucas Ramirez to be the city's next mayor,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2022
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jan 14, 2022 at 7:30 am | 2 comments | 7556 Views


New district lines could spark heated race for Marc Berman's seat

Most Midpeninsula residents won't see a dramatic shift when California adopts new boundaries for state Senate, state Assembly...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2021
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Dec 27, 2021 at 10:11 pm | 2 comments | 3457 Views


California redistricting: What to know about the final maps

California voters have brand new districts they'll use to elect their members of Congress and state legislators, after the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Dec 23, 2021 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 3204 Views


Patrick Ahrens picked as Foothill-De Anza's board president, Laura Casas as vice president

The community college district's board of trustees elected Patrick Ahrens as its new president and Laura Casas as vice president...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 16, 2021 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 3056 Views


Mountain View pushes for tighter traffic rules on North Bayshore tech employers

Looking to control future traffic woes caused by massive growth in North Bayshore, Mountain View City Council members approved...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2021
Last comment by Michael Menning, on Dec 13, 2021 at 12:26 pm | 17 comments | 9861 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 | 4498 Views


Burlingame City Council member enters race to succeed Jackie Speier

Burlingame City Council member Emily Beach announced Monday that she will run for Congress, joining the race to fill a seat...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by Mary Peck, on Nov 25, 2021 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 4209 Views


San Mateo County Board of Supervisors president running for U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier's seat

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors President David Canepa is holding a press conference at 11 a.m. today to announce his...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2021
Last comment by Jason Tarlick, on Nov 20, 2021 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 3074 Views


Santa Clara County supervisors pick new boundaries for future elections

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors agreed to move forward with new boundaries for the county's five supervisorial...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by Nora S., on Nov 18, 2021 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 4967 Views


Chris Clark, Alex Nunez tapped to join Mountain View's planning commission

The Mountain View City Council agreed Monday night to appoint former Councilman Chris Clark and community organizer Alex...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Nov 10, 2021 at 9:04 pm | 4 comments | 4474 Views


Tesla to move headquarters from Palo Alto to Austin

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Inc., confirmed Thursday afternoon what many have long suspected: The electric vehicle and energy...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Oct 8, 2021 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 3165 Views


Guest opinion: Housing affordability bills' math doesn't add up

In a guest opinion, Mountain View resident Leslie-Anne Bain argues that building large amounts of market-rate housing will...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Oct 4, 2021 at 3:00 pm | 39 comments | 7440 Views


California to have permanent mail voting after governor signs local Assembly member's bill

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Monday to make permanent the state's pandemic-era process of mailing an election ballot to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Sep 28, 2021 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 2986 Views


Mountain View voters overwhelmingly opposed recall effort, election results show

Gov. Gavin Newsom prevailed in the state's recall election this week, with nearly two-thirds of voters across the state voting...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by SP Phil, on Sep 17, 2021 at 5:45 pm | 2 comments | 3667 Views
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