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Voter information forums coming up

Civic groups will be hosting a variety of voter-education forums in the coming weeks, providing the electorate with opportunities...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bill James, on Oct 3, 2012 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 4947 Views


Five running for three seats in school board race

The Mountain View Whisman School District is poised to hold its first contested election since 2004, with five contenders...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Kathy Swartz, on Oct 13, 2012 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 2963 Views


The Santa Clara County Board of Education race

This race has always gotten very little attention from the media. The people who run for that Board have usually not run...

Original post made by C.O.C.-Concerned about our County on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by C.O.C.-Concerned about our County, on Nov 1, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 3345 Views


John Inks in line for mayor

If all goes according to tradition, council member John Inks will be appointed mayor of Mountain View on Jan. 8, and Chris...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Political Insider, on Jan 9, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 3709 Views


Union janitors to return to City Hall, with less pay

The janitors who lost their jobs cleaning the city's buildings this year may be rehired by a surprisingly cheap union contractor...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by incognito, on Jun 29, 2013 at 1:11 am | 2 comments | 2879 Views


Group shifts referendum effort San Antonio center

Community organizers say they will gather signatures for a referendum to stop Merlone Geier's redevelopment of San Antonio...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Hans Wolters, on May 30, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 4050 Views


State Assembly District 24: For whom to vote?

Fellow Mountain View residents, One of the offices we are voting for during the June 3rd Primary Election is for the...

Original post made by Greg Coladonato on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by MV Mama, on May 29, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 2 comments | 1242 Views


Smith wins county sheriff's race, Sylva secures judgeship

Sheriff Laurie Smith was re-elected and Julianne Sylva secured the county judgeship in a low-turnout primary election in...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 5, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 2492 Views


Teachers hold school board candidate forum

The District Teachers Association for the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is holding a forum on Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by BD, on Sep 10, 2014 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 2064 Views


North Bayshore Precise Plan Survey

Since housing is the hottest issue on the agenda this year in Mountain View, I thought it would be a great idea to post a...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 25, 2014 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 529 Views


No appetite for rent control among council candidates

While the pace of rent hikes in Mountain View has led to calls for rent control from some community leaders and middle class...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2014
Last comment by Informed wage earner , on Sep 28, 2014 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 6358 Views


San Antonio Precise Plan Survey

I have created a survey to find out where people stand on various issues regarding the San Antonio Precise Plan. It can...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 7, 2014 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 608 Views


Voice endorsements for school board races

Incumbent, challenger are best Read the full story here

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 14, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 862 Views



<B>Candidate clarification Read the full story here posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Darcy, on Oct 18, 2014 at 8:35 am | 2 comments | 763 Views


School board candidates face tough questions from students

Students at Stevenson Elementary are getting an up-close look at school board candidates for the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by dad of a student in the class, on Oct 25, 2014 at 9:16 pm | 2 comments | 3290 Views


Very disappointing MV voters

Considering the size of the population and looking at the number of votes for the city council, hardly any of you voted....

Original post made by Jes\' Sayin\' on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by MV voter, on Nov 10, 2014 at 11:02 pm | 2 comments | 561 Views


Crime is down, but thefts are still high

Crime is on a downward trend in Mountain View, but that isn't stopping thieves from burglarizing homes and businesses, according...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by Sparty, on Apr 13, 2015 at 3:50 pm | 2 comments | 1273 Views


A strange definition of 'transparency'

Any political candidate will let you know that one of the most important factors in deciding whether to run for office is...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Aug 1, 2015 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 610 Views


Letters to the editor

<B>Renewable-energy effort gains force Read the full story here

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by Cherie Walkowiak, on Oct 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 487 Views


Let's enlarge our toolbox to address Mountain View's housing crisis

Throughout my eight years on the Mountain View City Council, my colleagues and I worked hard to ensure Mountain View is an...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2015
Last comment by eric, on Oct 8, 2015 at 12:56 am | 2 comments | 776 Views
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