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Editorial: Yes on Santa Clara County measures A, B

Two important measures on the Nov. 8 ballot ask Santa Clara County voters to approve a $950 million bond measure to build...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Joseph, on Nov 3, 2016 at 8:47 pm | 8 comments | 10471 Views


Rental Housing Committee again rejects extending rent control to mobile homes

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee voted Monday not to extend the city's rent control protections to mobile home residents,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Aug 12, 2020 at 12:02 pm | 18 comments | 10431 Views


Guest opinion: Why doesn’t Mountain View protect its mobile home residents?

In an op-ed, the Mountain View Mobile Home Alliance writes about the lack of protections for the city’s mobile home residents. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Sep 14, 2020 at 12:09 am | 18 comments | 10414 Views


Coronavirus weekend update: Peninsula records 350 new cases over past 5 days

Santa Clara and San Mateo saw their totals of coronavirus cases and deaths climb over the past week. As of Friday, Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2020
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 11, 2020 at 9:35 pm | 4 comments | 10390 Views


California Apartment Association files complaint over renter-focused flyers in Mountain View City Council race

The California Apartment Association has filed a complaint alleging that Mountain View resident Gary Wesley illegally coordinated...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2020
Last comment by Steven Goldstein, on Oct 7, 2020 at 10:24 pm | 30 comments | 10275 Views


Chris Clark in line to be 2014 mayor

It's a tradition that hasn't failed in almost 10 years: at the start of every new year, the city's vice mayor rotates into...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:51 am | 8 comments | 10273 Views


Rent control measures split council candidates

Some issues unite all eight candidates vying for a spot on the Mountain View City Council this November. Everyone agrees...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by MV Condo Owner, on Sep 7, 2016 at 10:18 am | 29 comments | 10246 Views


Donation page launched to help Mountain View businesses weather coronavirus crisis

In normal times, Hotel Strata on El Camino Real is packed during the week, sold out without a single room available. Now...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2020
Last comment by Cat C, on Apr 5, 2020 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 10218 Views


Santa Clara County supervisors vote to endorse Prop 13 reform measure

A state ballot measure that would upend decades of property tax protections for large commercial owners will soon have another...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
Last comment by Ok, on Aug 9, 2020 at 9:08 am | 21 comments | 10195 Views


Parents worry over cuts to special ed assistants

A proposal to cut back the hours and benefits of nearly a dozen employees in the Mountain View Whisman School District's...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Dec 9, 2009 at 8:57 pm | 31 comments | 10195 Views


Two new candidates join City Council race

As the candidate filing period closes, it appears that Mountain View voters will have a field of eight candidates running...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by Follow the money, on Sep 9, 2016 at 9:58 am | 10 comments | 10141 Views


Rent control opponents raise $1.2M to defeat Bay Area measures

It looks like no expense is being spared to defeat ballot initiatives restricting apartment rents in Mountain View and four...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by The Donald, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:05 pm | 85 comments | 10108 Views


Is California saving higher education?

California is taking on seemingly intractable problems that are plaguing higher education nationwide. These include high...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2019
Last comment by Budget cuts not the issue, on Dec 9, 2019 at 10:28 pm | 3 comments | 10034 Views


Rent-control measure expected to go to voters in November

A signature-gathering effort to place a measure on the November ballot that would restrict increases in Mountain View's apartment...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by The voters will decide, on Jun 21, 2016 at 2:08 pm | 47 comments | 10020 Views


City Council approves El Camino's expansion plans

Despite worries that traffic along Grant Road will go from bad to worse in the coming years, Mountain View City Council members...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2016
Last comment by One who cares, on Jul 1, 2016 at 12:04 pm | 14 comments | 9924 Views


El Camino Healthcare District launches misconduct investigation into one of its own board members

El Camino Healthcare District's board of directors voted 3-1 this month to launch an investigation into a complaint that...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 12, 2020 at 10:02 am | 9 comments | 9908 Views


Voter Guide: Measure M would limit top El Camino salaries

The CEO and many upper management officials working for El Camino Hospital could see their paychecks greatly reduced this...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jim Palmer, on Apr 26, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 9903 Views


School board candidate Palmer stands by careful planning

It's an exciting time for the Mountain View Whisman School District. School funding is coming back, bond measure construction...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by District Teacher, on Sep 4, 2014 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 9901 Views


New mayor pledges civility and courtesy in 2017

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, the City Council unanimously chose Ken Rosenberg to be Mountain View's mayor for 2017, a role that takes...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Popular Votr, on Mar 7, 2017 at 12:51 pm | 55 comments | 9864 Views


Committee member's anti-rent control work draws scrutiny

In Mountain View, some critics see a case of the fox guarding the henhouse at the city's Rental Housing Committee, the panel...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 9, 2017 at 10:32 am | 121 comments | 9817 Views
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