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ELECTIONS

Rent control reform measure heads to voters in March

The Mountain View City Council on Tuesday night approved final language for a ballot measure changing the city's rent control...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Randy Guelph, 9 hours ago | 6 comments | 936 Views

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Tim Bond named TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's next artistic leader

Tim Bond has been appointed the next artistic director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, the organization announced Tuesday....

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by sherber, 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 473 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View City Council backs plan to prevent renter displacement from redevelopment

The city of Mountain View is on pace to destroy 127 of its rent-controlled, mostly affordable apartments every year, threatening...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2019
Last comment by mvrenter, 12 hours ago | 13 comments | 5676 Views

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Shenandoah military housing site eyed for school, affordable housing

Mountain View's city leaders are beginning to lay the groundwork for transforming 17 acres of federally owned land into a...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Ok, 14 hours ago | 10 comments | 3523 Views

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Facing public pressure, Stanford decides to install plaque with Chanel Miller's words

Almost two years after rejecting a quote proposed by Chanel Miller for a plaque at a memorial garden where she was sexually...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Comment @ Palo Alto Online, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 753 Views

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County supervisors ban e-cigarette sales, calling on cities like Mountain View to do more to curb teen vaping

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors sought to make a strong statement about the teen vaping epidemic, voting to prohibit...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 1202 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Body found in parked car is missing tech CEO last seen in Palo Alto

A Utah woman reported missing since Oct. 7, when she was last seen in Palo Alto, and found dead in San Jose late last week...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
Last comment by Lexi, 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 1899 Views

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Atherton: Uber drivers, other contract workers protest outside of Uber investor's home

About 30 gig economy employees, mostly Uber drivers, on Nov. 6 protested outside the Atherton home of Bill Gurley, a venture...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2019
Last comment by ZeroZero Win, 20 hours ago | 9 comments | 1437 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View doctor and community activist Mike Fischetti dies at 76

Dr. Mike Fischetti, an oncologist, impassioned health care advocate and community activist, died Oct. 29 due to health complications....

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Roberto, 23 hours ago | 2 comments | 2806 Views

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Mountain View City Council backs natural gas ban for all new homes

The Mountain View City Council took a strong stance in battling climate change, unanimously approving new building codes...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by @Gary W, on Nov 12, 2019 at 1:56 pm | 77 comments | 11037 Views

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Inside Stanford's bid to expand -- and how it came undone

The largest project in Santa Clara County's history got the axe just before noon on Nov. 1, a casualty of fundamental disagreements...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by BDBD, on Nov 12, 2019 at 1:15 pm | 4 comments | 1252 Views

RESTAURANTS

Your food is here. It's from a restaurant that doesn't exist.

Virtual restaurants, which live on mobile delivery apps and operate out of the kitchens of brick-and-mortar restaurants,...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by Alex M, on Nov 12, 2019 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 3168 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD demands Santa Clara County act to reverse alleged charter school discrimination

The Los Altos School District is backing up allegations that Bullis Charter School has a long history of deterring low-income...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by Facts Question for MVV, on Nov 12, 2019 at 11:35 am | 57 comments | 3407 Views

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Guest opinion: Making basic human needs a reality

In a guest opinion, Mountain View resident Michelle Novak calls on tech companies like Google to help come up with solutions...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2019
Last comment by member, on Nov 12, 2019 at 9:31 am | 6 comments | 1516 Views

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Letters to the editor: Rent control, test scores, El Camino improvements

Letters to the editor in the Oct. 25 issue about Measure V, El Camino improvements and standardized test scores. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by Judi, on Nov 12, 2019 at 8:16 am | 6 comments | 1233 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Editorial: In the driver's seat

With more cars clogging already jammed roadways and more companies testing self-driving technology, it's essential that Caltrans...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by Gary, on Nov 12, 2019 at 3:07 am | 2 comments | 1335 Views

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A different kind of condo complex

If you didn't know what you were looking at, the Mountain View Cohousing Community appears to be like any other apartment...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2019
Last comment by OMV Neighbor, on Nov 10, 2019 at 11:58 pm | 4 comments | 2123 Views

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City unveils wishful vision for North Bayshore gateway site

The city of Mountain View is drafting plans for a vibrant, dense hub for the "gateway" into North Bayshore, designed to attract...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by That MV Guy, on Nov 10, 2019 at 5:05 pm | 5 comments | 2815 Views

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Spare the Air alerts called for Saturday and Sunday, wood burning banned

A high-pressure system trapping smoke over the Bay Area spurred the air district to issue the winter season's first Spare...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Nov 10, 2019 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 837 Views

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Mountain View lays out $81 million plan for El Camino Real

A new streetscape plan lays out $81 million in future improvements for El Camino Real with much of that funding expected...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2019
Last comment by Sane Biker, on Nov 9, 2019 at 4:18 pm | 18 comments | 8060 Views
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