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Locally, voters go with status quo

While local residents joined the millions of voters last week who resoundingly said "yes" to Barack Obama's message of change,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by county board watcher, on Nov 21, 2008 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 3243 Views


Worker Center submits plans for new building

The Day Worker Center of Mountain View has submitted plans to the city for a remodel of its new headquarters at 113 Escuela...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by EFMohammedMartinez, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:37 pm | 10 comments | 3367 Views


No on Proposition 8 rally attracts crowd

Several hundred opponents of Proposition 8 rallied outside Mountain View City Hall Saturday, many dressed up as brides and...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by Disagree, on Feb 8, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 12 comments | 3338 Views


Surprise turnaround for BART measure

BART proponents and opponents have been on the edge of their seats over the last few weeks, watching to see whether Measure...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Bart Only-Taker, on Nov 21, 2008 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 3237 Views


Election results show city leans left

Mountain View showed its political stripes in the November election, voting to the left of the county and much of the state...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2008
Last comment by smart growther, on Dec 20, 2008 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 3207 Views


Lieber event at City Hall raises eyebrows

City policies forbid city buildings from being used to make money, but some are arguing that at a recent event held at City...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2009
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on Jan 9, 2009 at 12:28 am | 2 comments | 3365 Views


City manager says budget is on the line

In a presentation Tuesday, Kevin Duggan said the city faces a nearly $6 million general fund deficit next year. He is working...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by marie, on Mar 11, 2009 at 1:24 pm | 21 comments | 8836 Views


A bad year for goal-setting

For the first time in years, the Mountain View City Council will not have an ambitious set of goals for the year, a direction...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Apr 8, 2009 at 12:37 pm | 6 comments | 2907 Views


Plan for sustainable city whittled to 19 goals

After a year of work by dozens of local environmentalists, City Council members have narrowed down a long list of goals to...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by jps, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 2591 Views


A look at the ballot measures in the May 19 special election

Following is an overview of the six measures on the ballot in the May 19 special election. Information is provided by the...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by James, on Apr 25, 2009 at 9:07 pm | 2 comments | 2654 Views


Big cuts considered for city services

After months of discussions with department heads, city manager Kevin Duggan has proposed budget cuts to fill a $6.1 million...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by smart growther, on May 7, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 3 comments | 2944 Views


State complicates city's budget woes

As the City Council struggled to resolve a $6 million general fund deficit Tuesday night, more bad budget news broke in the...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on May 7, 2009 at 9:54 pm | 1 comment | 2584 Views


Low turnout expected for special election

Tuesday is an election day in California, and voters will be presented with six measures aimed at balancing the budget. But...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Andrew, on May 18, 2009 at 10:17 pm | 3 comments | 2765 Views


Propositions offer terrible choices

California's budget stalemate and the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression culminate in the May 19 special election,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Snakefinger, on May 19, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 5 comments | 2837 Views


Gay rights protestors block Stanford road

A coalition of gay rights advocates protesting today's state Supreme Court ruling upholding Proposition 8 announced a civil-disobedience...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 1, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 25 comments | 3184 Views


Council approves utility rate increases

To compensate for increased water, garbage and sewer costs imposed on the city, the City Council raised utility rates Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jun 11, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 3013 Views


Gov hopeful Campbell: State needs gas tax

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Tom Campbell on Thursday called for budget cuts and a temporary gas tax to close California's...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by USA, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:32 am | 22 comments | 3539 Views


Convention backers ready to 'reboot California'

Several hundred local civic leaders gathered Friday in Sunnyvale to propose a constitutional convention to "take back California"...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2009
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Aug 10, 2009 at 10:53 am | 23 comments | 3698 Views


Five candidates, three seats in LASD race

The deadline to run for three open seats on the Los Altos School District board of trustees came and went Wednesday, and...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2009
Last comment by David, on Aug 27, 2009 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 3350 Views


Second 'telephone town hall' goes smoothly

A second "telephone town hall" held Monday evening by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo went smoothly and won praise from callers...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:43 am | 7 comments | 3545 Views
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