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Rent control's origins in New York's dairy dilemma

It might seem a world away, but Mountain View's current struggle to curb housing costs has a history that dates back to dairy...

Original post made on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by Greg, 53 minutes ago | 1 comment | 271 Views

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Airplane noise reduction proposals under review

The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing more than 100 recommendations that a committee of South Bay legislators...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Common sense, 5 hours ago | 40 comments | 2028 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rental committee sets limit on increases

On Monday night, the city's nascent Rental Housing Committee got its first taste of the big stakes and the dicey decisions...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by Bart, 8 hours ago | 24 comments | 2522 Views

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More carpool and express lanes on U.S. Highway 101?

How to manage congestion on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo County and northern Santa Clara County is the focus of two public...

Original post made on May. 27, 2017
Last comment by transportation tax, 8 hours ago | 3 comments | 529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kids dive into tech at Google's developer conference

Google staff were still working on the finishing touches of the sprawling I/O tech conference Monday morning, but some 150...

Original post made on May. 28, 2017
Last comment by tech retiree, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 1497 Views

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Council mulls new transit system

Plans for a new transit system to link Mountain View's North Bayshore to downtown received a fresh look by city officials...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by repetition, 10 hours ago | 4 comments | 1137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Many ideas, little consensus on housing crisis

Everyone seems to agree that the housing situation in the Bay Area has reached a crisis -- but what to do about it remains...

Original post made on May. 23, 2017
Last comment by Reality , 11 hours ago | 31 comments | 1948 Views

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Mountain View sells water to East Palo Alto

The Mountain View City Council signed a $5 million deal Tuesday night to sell off water rights to East Palo Alto to help...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by MV Resident, 20 hours ago | 20 comments | 2350 Views

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MV Whisman hires new director of special ed

he Mountain View Whisman School District announced that Gary Johnson, an administrator in charge of special education in...

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by bk05, on May 27, 2017 at 7:41 pm | 4 comments | 940 Views

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Concern rises over restrictions for grade separations

As the Valley Transportation Authority prepares to dole out the first portion of the $6 billion Measure B funds, Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2017
Last comment by Dave Simpson, on May 27, 2017 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 2166 Views

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Measure V takes effect; rent control committee to meet Monday

In perhaps the biggest test to date for Mountain View's fledgling rent-control program, thousands of apartment tenants this...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Bart, on May 27, 2017 at 8:59 am | 36 comments | 2183 Views

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Community activist Elena Pacheco dies of cancer

A tireless volunteer and community activist, Elena Pacheco seemed to be involved in almost every cause in Mountain View --...

Original post made on May. 25, 2017
Last comment by Cami, on May 26, 2017 at 11:41 pm | 6 comments | 1347 Views

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Guest opinion: A call for volunteers to help realize visionary plan

Like many of you, I feel battered by daily reports of what is going on around the world and in our nation's capital. As citizens...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Hypocrisy In Action, on May 26, 2017 at 9:18 pm | 1 comment | 401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View man facing child porn, cyberstalking charges

A Mountain View man who allegedly distributed sexually explicit photos of two underage girls pleaded not guilty to federal...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by disgusted, on May 26, 2017 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 2170 Views

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Voice wins Online General Excellence at statewide journalism contest

The Mountain View Voice won the Online General Excellence award at the California Newspaper Publishers Association Better...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Kacey Carpenter, on May 26, 2017 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 76 Views

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No more hungry summers

Too many children go hungry in Mountain View during the summer, and it's time to do something about it. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Parent , on May 26, 2017 at 3:47 pm | 5 comments | 1744 Views

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North Bayshore a boomtown for cheaper housing -- if it gets built

With the potential to more than double the city's affordable housing stock, Mountain View's goal to transform North Bayshore...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Xyz, on May 26, 2017 at 11:24 am | 7 comments | 2048 Views

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$647M to electrify Caltrain tracks approved

Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Rail Rider, on May 26, 2017 at 9:08 am | 11 comments | 2713 Views

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Hangar One restoration to take until 2025

Google's pledge to restore and reskin Moffett Field's iconic Hangar One is going to take longer than originally anticipated....

Original post made on May. 24, 2017
Last comment by Trey, on May 26, 2017 at 8:36 am | 9 comments | 1942 Views

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Man arrested over limo payment

Police arrested a Southern California man last week after he allegedly refused to pay a limousine fare worth hundreds of...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
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