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Ronit Bryant is new mayor of Mountain View

In keeping with city tradition, the council on Tuesday evening unanimously selected council member Ronit Bryant to be the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2010
Last comment by Lorna, on Jan 14, 2010 at 2:16 pm | 16 comments | 3800 Views


Abe-Koga lands seats on VTA board, LAFCO

Council member Margaret Abe-Koga may have stepped down from her mayoral duties, but she is moving up in the world of local...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by concerned resident, on Jan 17, 2010 at 9:51 am | 7 comments | 2343 Views


Cities aim to thwart state's next money grab

Last year, legislators in Sacramento, facing a multi-billion-dollar budget shortfall, ordered California cities to cough...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 20, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 10 comments | 2975 Views


Valley losing federal 'mega-investments' race

Silicon Valley is losing the race for huge federal investments that will jumpstart the industries of the future, a panel...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Feb 17, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 4 comments | 2695 Views


MP mom wonders: Who wins with Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail." But one Menlo Park resident decided to touch it anyway, and conducted...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Mar 23, 2010 at 6:18 pm | 58 comments | 9924 Views


COMING UP: Meet your elected officials

The local chapter of the League of Women Voters is holding its annual "Meet Your Elected Officials" event this Sunday afternoon...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 20, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 2120 Views


Foothill students join march on Sacramento

Looming final exams and papers didn't stop four busloads of Foothill College students from taking Monday to go to Sacramento,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by Pat, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:32 am | 2 comments | 2243 Views


Opposing Shoreline tax by way of Measure A

A Mountain View parent upset with the lack of revenue for schools from the city's Shoreline tax district has written a ballot...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 15, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 17 comments | 3096 Views


No challengers in sight for council race

Mountain View's city clerk reports that so far, no one is stepping up to challenge — or even to inquire about challenging...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Apr 22, 2010 at 10:03 am | 9 comments | 2630 Views


City may beef up phone tax

A survey of local voters shows that a majority would support a November ballot measure to place an additional tax on phone...

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by JimR, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 15 comments | 2222 Views


Patients plead to keep pot club open

The City Council came face to face with a half dozen medical marijuana users Tuesday who pleaded with the council to not...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Sep 14, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 9 comments | 2747 Views


Eshoo asks Fed for $51 million in funds for MV projects

Congress woman Anna Eshoo's list of federal funding requests in 2011 includes over $51 million in funds for various Mountain...

Original post made on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by CMS, on Jun 2, 2010 at 1:30 pm | 12 comments | 2373 Views


Mountain View API scores are on the rise

The Mountain View-Los Altos High School District's API score -- which ranks California schools based on their students' performance...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Jack Resnick, on May 31, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 3 comments | 2221 Views


Jeff Rosen edges out Dolores Carr in DA race

Challenger Jeff Rosen narrowly defeated Santa Clara County incumbent District Attorney Dolores Carr Tuesday in an election...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Frank, on Jun 9, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 2139 Views


It's official: Jeff Rosen wins DA race

Jeff Rosen's victory over Dolores Carr in Santa Clara County's razor-thin race for district attorney became official Friday...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by Concerned mother, on Jun 15, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1908 Views


Google employee plans to run for City Council

With Google now established as the city's largest employer, the 2010 City Council election will be the first with a Google...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jul 22, 2010 at 11:40 pm | 17 comments | 3060 Views


Three file for new water district seat

Three candidates have filed papers to run for a newly created four-year seat on the governing board of the Santa Clara Valley...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Get Real, on Jul 23, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 2358 Views


News Briefs

<B>Locals press for better info on TCE Read the full story here posted Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2856 Views


City puts broader phone tax on ballot

The City Council voted Tuesday to have voters decide whether the city should extend its phone tax to internet phone services...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 28, 2010 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 2971 Views


Gay marriage ruling to be issued Aug. 4

A federal judge will issue a ruling Wednesday, Aug. 4, on the constitutionality of Proposition 8, California's ban on same-sex...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Fred, on Aug 4, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 5 comments | 2869 Views
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