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Mountain View is expanding its safe parking program as hundreds of vehicle dwellers remain on city streets

The city of Mountain View is currently home to one-third of all the safe parking spaces in Santa Clara County, but that's...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 7, 2020 at 9:47 pm | 72 comments | 17068 Views

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Showalter, Rosenberg and Siegel lead in early council election results

As results rolled in for the most competitive and unpredictable City Council elections in years, residents and candidates...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Nov 8, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 52 comments | 16673 Views

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NASA interns evicted as shutdown takes effect

It's one thing to be out of work during the federal shutdown, but it's another to get evicted when you're far from home....

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Ted, on Oct 8, 2013 at 10:15 pm | 7 comments | 16129 Views

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Facebook cuts deal for free worker meals

As Facebook launches a massive new office campus in Mountain View, the tech giant will be allowed to keep one of its most...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2018
Last comment by Money always wins, on Nov 17, 2018 at 7:35 am | 11 comments | 16000 Views

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Housing, transportation are top issues for council candidates

In a crowded City Council race, Mountain View's nine candidates are already busy introducing themselves and their platforms...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Sep 6, 2014 at 11:14 am | 36 comments | 15953 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 | 15812 Views

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Google moves to next stage of campus plans

Moving into the next phase of its showpiece campus plans, Google officials submitted new architecture designs in recent days...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2018
Last comment by CCTV Solution, on Jan 8, 2019 at 4:19 am | 14 comments | 15508 Views

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Local fast food joint robbed

Three men carrying handguns robbed customers and employees at a local fast food restaurant yesterday evening. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Rashun Al, on Dec 9, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 20 comments | 15261 Views

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Editorial: Five in running for two Superior Court seats

Along with the more publicized races for state legislative offices and county supervisor, voters also will elect two Superior...

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by S Nelson, on May 26, 2012 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 15182 Views

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A little-noticed new law could upend a key argument against rent control

A state mandate that takes effect this month is expected to halt demolitions of rent-controlled apartments in Mountain View...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2020
Last comment by mh, on Jan 14, 2020 at 6:22 pm | 12 comments | 15122 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 | 15023 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 | 14982 Views

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Outside money floods City Council race

The real estate industry and a shadowy special interest group is pumping tens of thousands of dollars into the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by floored, on Nov 4, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 44 comments | 14905 Views

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Resident suing to take rent control measure off ballot

A Mountain View resident is suing the city to remove a City Council-backed rent control measure from the November ballot. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by @mvresident2003, on Oct 13, 2016 at 9:58 pm | 56 comments | 14621 Views

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Landlords rattled by specter of rent control

With favorable polling and two separate rent stabilization measures going before voters this November, the possibility that...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Not so awesome , on Aug 26, 2016 at 6:39 am | 55 comments | 14508 Views

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City drops rent control from relief package

Mountain View's City Council has shot down a version of rent control. On Tuesday night, after hours of public testimony,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Mar 27, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 52 comments | 14432 Views

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Measure M passes

Many upper level administrators at El Camino Hospital may be dusting off their resumes this morning, while the health care...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Really?, on Nov 15, 2012 at 9:09 am | 26 comments | 14255 Views

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New census shows Mountain View homeless population growing

Call it Exhibit A of Silicon Valley's worsening housing crisis – a new Santa Clara County homeless census has found a spike...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by Clarification, on Jul 18, 2017 at 3:45 pm | 37 comments | 13676 Views

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Editorial: Elect Lieber, Showalter, Nunez and Siegel to the Mountain View City Council

Mountain View voters have a deep bench to choose from with this year's nine candidates for four seats on the City Council....

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 14, 2020 at 2:22 pm | 67 comments | 13498 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 | 13406 Views
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