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Hospital suing to stop salary cap

El Camino Hospital has filed a lawsuit aimed at overturning Measure M -- the voter-approved initiative that caps top executives...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Former Employee, on Mar 6, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 29 comments | 51740 Views

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All the 2018 California propositions, each explained in one minute

The reporters and editors at CALmatters worked together on a series of 1-minute video explainers on each of the 2018 California...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by mike rose, on Oct 29, 2018 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 44454 Views

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MP mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway, and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 58 comments | 32412 Views

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Measure V ekes out narrow win

In a result that has huge implications for the local housing market, Mountain View voters have dealt a narrow win to the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by renter economist, on Nov 14, 2016 at 4:14 pm | 112 comments | 29761 Views

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Get ready, it's a council election year

It's only February, but at least four candidates have filed statements of interest to run for City Council in the November...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by Garrett, on Feb 26, 2014 at 4:34 pm | 88 comments | 28478 Views

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City Council race gets crowded

Nine residents have indicated that they will run for the Mountain View City Council this fall, and the official filing period...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jerry, on Jul 24, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 24 comments | 27726 Views

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School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Wow, on Feb 20, 2017 at 10:20 pm | 110 comments | 26254 Views

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Flipping a U-turn, MV leaders endorse dedicated bus lanes

Despite numerous misgivings, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday threw their support behind a controversial Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by DavidR, on May 13, 2015 at 6:07 pm | 460 comments | 22648 Views

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Planning director: 'Plan Bay Area' aligns with Mountain View's vision

A coalition of Bay Area leaders late Thursday night approved a controversial plan designed to accommodate population growth...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:26 pm | 21 comments | 22315 Views

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Judge OKs roll-out of rent control in Mountain View

In a move with huge ramifications for Mountain View, a Santa Clara County judge on Wednesday declined an injunction request...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Apr 7, 2017 at 2:57 pm | 40 comments | 21370 Views

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City should step up for Milk Pail

It is difficult to believe that City Council members and top city officials are backpedaling rapidly when asked how they...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Ineke, on Jul 22, 2014 at 10:27 am | 114 comments | 20152 Views

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Candidates see housing crisis solutions in North Bayshore

If their support for a new residential neighborhood north of Highway 101 is any indication, Mountain View's City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by sanantonio-phase2-MV, on Aug 22, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 86 comments | 19642 Views

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LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:33 am | 50 comments | 17863 Views

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Will the Milk Pail survive?

To many residents, the Milk Pail market is a charming Mountain View institution, celebrating its 40th year selling affordable...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Malia, on Apr 3, 2014 at 11:30 am | 56 comments | 16525 Views

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Santana Row developer to buy much of San Antonio center

In some good news for those who have been saying they'd like to see a Santana Row-style development in Mountain View, Santana...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:37 am | 46 comments | 15745 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 | 15284 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 | 15081 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 | 14458 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 | 14431 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 | 14367 Views
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