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City pays $28 million to pave the way for Google

Google will receive $28 million from the city of Mountain View in exchange for a series of North Bayshore properties needed...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2018
Last comment by Citizen84, on Feb 20, 2018 at 7:20 pm | 27 comments | 13211 Views

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Council campaign on a shoestring

A city policy encourages City Council candidates to spend less than $20,000 on their election campaigns, but candidate Greg...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Aug 30, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 11 comments | 13203 Views

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Council candidate Lisa Matichak seeks to preserve city's character

After an introduction to Mountain View politics through her neighborhood's opposition to a housing project at 450 Whisman...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by MV_resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 11:08 am | 53 comments | 13042 Views

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Mountain View plans seek to build bike commuter bridge into North Bayshore

Long-awaited plans for a bike and pedestrian bridge into the heart of Mountain View's North Bayshore tech campus are beginning...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2020
Last comment by ronewolf, on May 4, 2020 at 5:06 pm | 25 comments | 12903 Views

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High-speed rail team makes whistle stop in MV

With a fresh new business plan in hand, officials with the California High Speed Rail Authority updated Mountain View leaders...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Brown's Biggest Boondoggle, on May 9, 2016 at 11:45 pm | 11 comments | 12882 Views

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Number of high school students seeking therapy spikes

The number of students referred for mental health counseling services in the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2020
Last comment by LAHS, on Jan 6, 2020 at 2:45 pm | 8 comments | 12835 Views

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Santa Clara County passes ban on evictions to protect renters hard hit by the coronavirus

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to halt evictions that would displace families and...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Mar 30, 2020 at 5:11 pm | 33 comments | 12795 Views

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Editorial: No on Mountain View Measure C

Mountain View's Measure C says it's about road safety. It's not. It's about getting the city's vehicle-dwelling homeless...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Nov 9, 2020 at 1:05 am | 77 comments | 12705 Views

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Independent spending continues in council race

As the final days of the City Council election approach, the mysterious Neighborhood Empowerment Coalition continues to report...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by floored, on Nov 4, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 10 comments | 12562 Views

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El Camino: five vie for three seats on district board

Three newcomers and two incumbents are running for three seats on the board of directors of the El Camino Hospital District. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by karin, on Nov 6, 2012 at 9:54 am | 9 comments | 12318 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 | 12210 Views

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Candidates challenged on 'rent stabilization'

All nine candidates for Mountain View City Council were put on the spot last week during a candidate forum held by church...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 30, 2014 at 11:14 pm | 31 comments | 12124 Views

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Mountain View City Council gives the green light for seven-story affordable housing project

In an unusual partnership, an affordable housing developer is teaming up with a self-storage company to create a seven-story...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2020
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Aug 31, 2020 at 3:19 pm | 28 comments | 12035 Views

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City manager says budget is on the line

In a presentation Tuesday, Kevin Duggan said the city faces a nearly $6 million general fund deficit next year. He is working...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by marie, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 21 comments | 11916 Views

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Margaret Abe-Koga and Alex Nunez join the race for the Mountain View City Council

The race for the Mountain View City Council is heating up, with Mayor Margaret Abe-Koga and community activist Alex Nunez...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Jul 4, 2020 at 10:11 am | 48 comments | 11869 Views

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Should the state investigate local police shootings? California rethinks its resistance

If this state is the nation's laboratory for progressive laws, why has it been unable to keep the police from policing themselves? Read...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 16, 2020 at 11:03 am | 10 comments | 11858 Views

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Anxiety mounts over an eviction 'time bomb' in Santa Clara County

A new report finds Santa Clara County could soon face an unprecedented wave of evictions due to COVID-19, which threatens...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2020
Last comment by Alex M, on Aug 10, 2020 at 3:26 pm | 12 comments | 11645 Views

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Voter Guide: Five running for hospital district board

Three challengers -- Dennis Chiu, Bill James and Julia Miller -- are competing with incumbent El Camino Hospital District...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Jay, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 11533 Views

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Schools seek waiver so kids can return to campus

More than 80 local schools have contacted the Santa Clara County Office of Emergency Operations about filing a waiver to...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2020
Last comment by Paul B., on Aug 15, 2020 at 1:01 am | 8 comments | 11520 Views

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Waymo software engineer Paul Roales joins the race for Mountain View City Council

Frustrated by what he calls a slow-moving bureaucracy that has failed to act with urgency on important issues, Mountain View...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2020
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 3, 2020 at 7:52 pm | 6 comments | 11519 Views
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