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Rent committee pushes landlord-friendly changes to policy
Mountain View's proposed rent control policies would be the most generous for landlords in the state, according to rent control... Last comment 11 hours ago | 23 comments

Regional plans for major housing growth up for approval
Elected officials from all nine Bay Area counties are set to vote later this month on a road map for sustainable growth in... Last comment on Jul 26, 2017 at 9:24 pm | 46 comments

Residents: How is the new food waste recyling program going?
Now that we're a few weeks in, I'm just curious about how the new food scraps recycling is going for people. Do you find... Last comment 8 hours ago | 10 comments

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Mountain View artist's work reflects range of influences, experiences
Many artists find creative inspiration when facing adversity. Mountain View resident Pari Ram counted herself among them when she lived in her native Tehran during the Iranian Revolution and the tumultuous years that followed. A retrospective of her work opens in August.
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Lots of blame over restaurant's closure
The owners of Morocco's restaurant are alleging they were forced out after their landlord essentially doubled their monthly rent. But the property owners dispute that claim, saying they they are the ones hurt by the downtown restaurant's abrupt closure this spring. Thursday, 1:42 PM | 18 comments

El Camino plans to open new clinic in San Jose
In an ongoing effort to extend its reach well beyond Mountain View and neighboring cities, El Camino Hospital is aiming to spend $3.6 million on a new primary care clinic in west San Jose. Thursday, 11:12 AM | 2 comments

Rent committee pushes landlord-friendly changes to policy
Mountain View's proposed rent control policies would be the most generous for landlords in the state, according to rent control advocates. But on Monday, the city's Rental Housing Committee decided to tilt the balance even more in favor of property owners. Wednesday, 1:41 PM | 23 comments

Police warn of telephone scam demanding ransom
A virtual kidnapping scam involving a demand for ransom in exchange for a loved one's release reported across the country has reached the Midpeninsula in recent weeks, police said Tuesday. Wednesday, 11:00 AM

'Not guilty' plea in attempted murder of doctors
A Visalia man accused of plotting to kill three Bay Area doctors for treatments he claims harmed him pleaded not guilty to three counts of premeditated attempted murder on Tuesday.
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Man arrested for In-N-Out cheeseburger theft
A 24-year-old transient man was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly grabbed a bag full of cheeseburgers from an In-N-Out drive-thru as the server was handing the food through the window. Tuesday, 2:14 PM | 3 comments

Suspect sought in screwdriver attack
Police are looking for a man who allegedly stabbed a person with a screwdriver after he and the victim got into an argument over a song on the radio. Tuesday, 1:50 PM | 1 comments

Governor signs CalFresh referral bill by Berman
Assembly Bill 323, authored by Assemblyman Marc Berman, was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last Monday, allowing counties to connect CalFresh applicants to emergency food providers through a referral from a 2-1-1 service. Tuesday, 10:11 AM

Peninsula economy labor growth stalled
A midyear analysis of Silicon Valley and San Francisco Peninsula economic trends shows unemployment at its lowest rate since the dot-com boom, but job growth has slowed and growth in the labor force has stopped, according to a July update by the Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies. Monday, 3:46 PM | 2 comments

Elected leaders mark start of Caltrain electrification project
Gov. Jerry Brown and other elected leaders were at the Millbrae Caltrain station Friday to celebrate the beginning of a project to electrify a large portion of Caltrain service within the next four years. Monday, 1:36 PM | 9 comments

Hollywood actor John Heard found dead in Palo Alto

Federal judge keeps injunction blocking Trump order on sanctuary cities in place

Launching rent control has hefty price tag

Space science soars at Mountain View High

Man arrested in suspected concert drug sale


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