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Assembly passes bill to fund high-speed rail

A proposal to fund California's controversial high-speed-rail system rolled through the state Assembly late Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dominick, on Jul 6, 2012 at 10:08 pm | 3 comments | 2711 Views

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Taxpayer group threatens to sue water district

The Silicon Valley Taxpayers Association is threatening to sue the Santa Clara Valley Water District for violating the Brown...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Sep 5, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 3 comments | 3105 Views

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Voter Guide: Measure M would limit top El Camino salaries

The CEO and many upper management officials working for El Camino Hospital could see their paychecks greatly reduced this...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jim Palmer, on Apr 26, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 3 comments | 7458 Views

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Hill cruises to victory in state Senate race

Jerry Hill continued his climb up California's political ladder Tuesday night when he convincingly defeated Sally Lieber...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by scared, on Nov 11, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 3338 Views

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First Candidate for 2014 City Council Election Steps Forward

I just finished reading the article about titled "Surprised by local housing costs? You shouldn't be". The article goes...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Jan. 26, 2014
Last comment by McCoy, on Oct 27, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 1650 Views

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67% Council Pay Increase Will Be On November Ballot

Last night, the Mountain View City Council voted to present a 67% pay increase for itself (from $600 to $1000) to the voters...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Apr 25, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 1065 Views

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Election a change of pace for MVLA

School board elections are getting a lot of attention this year. Another last-minute candidate joined the race for a spot...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by M Dickerson, on Sep 3, 2014 at 10:09 am | 3 comments | 4023 Views

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Candidate wants to speed up the school district

A wind of change is blowing for schools in Mountain View, as school districts prepare for the new Common Core curriculum...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Old Steve, on Sep 12, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 3367 Views

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Greg Unangst a Strong Candidate for Mountain View Council

In the October 10 issue of the Voice, I noted with interest that Greg Unangst is the only candidate for Mountain View City...

Original post made by Allen Henderson on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Oct 15, 2014 at 8:01 pm | 3 comments | 815 Views

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Council OKs housing loan to city clerk

On Tues., Oct. 14, Mountain View City Council voted unanimously to provide City Clerk Lorrie Brewer with a loan of $143,000...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Taxpayer and voter , on Oct 22, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 1033 Views

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MV Voters for Housing Diversity website uses deceptive language

When I visited the website for the MV Voters for Housing Diversity website, I found the following written on the main page: ______________________________ Why...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 29, 2014 at 5:53 pm | 3 comments | 924 Views

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Kremen wins Santa Clara Valley Water District seat

The founder of Match.com, Gary Kremen, has won a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board, with 51.62 percent...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Agriculture, on Nov 5, 2014 at 6:09 pm | 3 comments | 3363 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>Say 'No' to the lame duck rush Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/print/story/2014/11/14/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Arlene I., on Feb 28, 2015 at 8:23 pm | 3 comments | 1449 Views

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Local attorney eyeing U.S. Senate race

Local attorney George "Duf" Sundheim is floating a trial balloon for a possible run for Barbara Boxer's United States Senate...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 30, 2015 at 2:45 pm | 3 comments | 3054 Views

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Josh Becker joins crowded Assembly race

Venture capitalist Josh Becker, who in 2010 challenged Rich Gordon for a seat in the state Assembly, has joined the crowd...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by @Monta Loma, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 2635 Views

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Letter to the editor

<B>Councilman's involvement called into question Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2016/02/26/letter-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by Gary Wesley, on Feb 26, 2016 at 11:28 am | 3 comments | 1567 Views

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Highway 85 express lanes face steep opposition

A major project that would add toll lanes to all 24 miles of Highway 85 has cleared environmental review and is headed into...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Wow, glad my friends don't do that, on Mar 8, 2016 at 9:31 am | 3 comments | 1170 Views

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Will city enact new campaign finance rules?

With a City Council election on the horizon, the Mountain View City Council is considering a package of new restrictions...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 8, 2016 at 10:56 am | 3 comments | 1817 Views

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Assembly candidates are as diverse as the cities in District 24

The eight candidates vying to replace Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento all believe they have the solutions to the problems...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 17, 2016 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 2404 Views

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City Council hits impasse in rental resolution

The Mountain View City Council's preferred plan to ameliorate the city's rental crisis was delivered a setback after failing...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Free Markets, on Apr 15, 2016 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 812 Views
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