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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 The Business Man, 3 hours ago | 25 comments | 2589 Views

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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 YIMBY, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 508 Views

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What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Fascinating, 6 hours ago | 221 comments | 71218 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 John, 8 hours ago | 43 comments | 2181 Views

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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 YIMBY, 15 hours ago | 32 comments | 2006 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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 maguro_01, 16 hours ago | 5 comments | 1311 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, on May 28, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 647 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, on May 28, 2017 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1531 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, on May 28, 2017 at 12:01 am | 20 comments | 2467 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 | 983 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 | 2173 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 | 2194 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 | 1398 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 | 414 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 | 2374 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 | 85 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 | 1957 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 | 2070 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 | 2801 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 | 1988 Views
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