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New LASD campus should be a neighborhood school

Mountain View is served by two elementary school districts: Mountain View-Whisman School District and Los Altos School District,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2018
Last comment by Anthony, on Jan 18, 2018 at 7:22 pm | 17 comments | 957 Views

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Judge temporarily halts ending DACA program

Santa Clara County together with the Service Employees International Union Local 521 praised a U.S. judge's decision to issue...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2018
Last comment by John, on Jan 13, 2018 at 12:48 am | 1 comment | 1196 Views

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Campaign gathers signatures to place judge recall on ballot

In a milestone for the grassroots effort to unseat Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky for his alleged bias in sexual violence...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2018
Last comment by PeterCao786, on Jan 11, 2018 at 11:52 am | 3 comments | 1164 Views

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Get Congress to Impeach and remove Trump (and Pence)

Local stories are nice. The quality of life here in Mountain View is partly determined by local decionmakers. But there are...

Original post made by Gary on Jan. 6, 2018
There are no comments yet. 547 Views

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Midpeninsula homes selling for $1M over asking prices

Realtors say low inventory combined with sales strategies from the dot-com boom are playing a role in bidding wars. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by clearthinker, on Dec 28, 2017 at 3:21 pm | 5 comments | 3277 Views

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Tax overhaul bill: Housing advocates see a silver lining

As a federal tax overhaul bill moves toward passage, Peninsula affordable housing advocates are seeing one glimmer of hope...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2017
Last comment by David, on Dec 20, 2017 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1692 Views

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Rent control adversaries under scrutiny

The main adversaries over the Measure V rent control law -- the Mountain View Tenants Coalition and the California Apartment...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man , on Nov 25, 2017 at 10:30 am | 8 comments | 515 Views

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School board OKs superintendent raise

Mountain View Whisman School District's board members unanimously approved a new three-year contract with Superintendent...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by Mojo, on Nov 21, 2017 at 2:54 pm | 6 comments | 1365 Views

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Guest opinion: Donald Trump, Tom Means, and rent control in Mountain View

One of the most unfortunate aspects of Donald Trump's presidency has been his habit of appointing officials such as Scott...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 20, 2017 at 10:20 am | 21 comments | 888 Views

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Gov. Brown signs off on Caltrain's sales-tax measure

The approval of Senate Bill 797 will allow Caltrain to move ahead with a sales-tax increase measure. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by rohit sharme, on Nov 19, 2017 at 5:17 am | 21 comments | 2951 Views

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Committee member's anti-rent control work draws scrutiny

In Mountain View, some critics see a case of the fox guarding the henhouse at the city's Rental Housing Committee, the panel...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2017
Last comment by The Business Man, on Nov 9, 2017 at 10:32 am | 121 comments | 5888 Views

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Victim in fatal stabbing was attacked with bicycle and patio chair

Police on Wednesday revealed the weapons used in the violent stabbing attack that killed a 55-year-old man over the weekend:...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Nov 9, 2017 at 9:40 am | 16 comments | 5118 Views

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School district considers major construction plans

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District laid out its ambitious new vision for both of its high school campuses,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2017
Last comment by John, on Oct 31, 2017 at 8:19 pm | 5 comments | 2031 Views

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Snake found on VTA bus now up for adoption

A young ball python found curled up on a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus last month in Palo Alto is now up...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2017
Last comment by DC, on Oct 28, 2017 at 7:34 pm | 8 comments | 2550 Views

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Persky opponent launches fundraising campaign

The Santa Clara County assistant district attorney running against Judge Aaron Persky in an upcoming recall election has...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2017
Last comment by PeterCao111, on Oct 24, 2017 at 7:28 pm | 4 comments | 1799 Views

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Gov. Brown signs housing crisis bills into law

Gov. Jerry Brown and other state lawmakers gathered in San Francisco Friday to take aim at alleviating the state's housing...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2017
Last comment by Cocaine addict, on Oct 4, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 10 comments | 1957 Views

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New $52.4 billion gas tax plan wins approval from state Legislature

The California Legislature Thursday approved a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee increase intended...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
Last comment by neftegazagent@yahoo.com, on Oct 3, 2017 at 3:41 am | 12 comments | 2734 Views

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Measure A passes with a slim victory

Santa Clara County officials announced Monday that Measure A, the $950 million affordable housing bond designed to help house...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Tom, on Sep 28, 2017 at 8:09 pm | 7 comments | 3582 Views

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Editorial: Hatred and bigotry not welcome here

As the volume of racist, anti-Semitic and violence-inciting rhetoric has risen around the country over the past months, local...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 11, 2017 at 2:30 pm | 32 comments | 1121 Views

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Mountain View takes a stand

For the second time in as many weeks, hundreds gathered in downtown Mountain View Saturday for a peaceful demonstration celebrating...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2017
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 1, 2017 at 10:08 pm | 20 comments | 3168 Views
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Burger chain Shake Shack to open in Palo Alto
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The Cost of Service
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