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Google wunderkind running for council

At 20 years old Aaron Jabbari is as young as City Council candidates come. But according to Jabbari's resume, taking on a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Aug 26, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 3463 Views


Pear parcel blocks path plans

After seeing some drawings of a parkway running through his family's property, former Council member Matt Pear spoke up to...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Sep 14, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 2 comments | 3620 Views


High-speed rail chalks up legal win

Even as news spread of a fresh lawsuit against high-speed rail, the beleaguered rail authority announced the dismissal of...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Rail good, HSR bad, on Sep 29, 2010 at 1:43 pm | 9 comments | 3629 Views


Council incumbents battle newcomers in Chamber debate

Three City Council incumbents defended their records against three challengers in a debate hosted by the Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Oct 8, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 4800 Views


Six vie for three City Council seats

Three newcomers have decided to challenge three incumbents for their seats in the Nov. 2 election, hoping to change the city...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Cuesta Calling, on Oct 17, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 2 comments | 3700 Views


Why you should vote yes on E

It's no secret that succeeding in the Silicon Valley economy requires a top-notch education. The best and the brightest from...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Oct 27, 2010 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 3064 Views


Foothill-De Anza service union urges no on parcel tax

The local community college district's service workers union is urging voters to reject Measure E, the parcel tax that proponents...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by Sethro, on Oct 30, 2010 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 3847 Views


Editorial endorsement: Phone tax upgrade justified

In Mountain View, home of Google and numerous high-tech firms, voters should easily understand the city's effort to broaden...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2010
Last comment by nil, on Nov 1, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 3980 Views


Absentee ballots 'smudge' snafu needs erasers

Hundreds of thousands of Santa Clara County mail-in ballots must have an ink smudge hand erased before they can be counted,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by curious, on Nov 3, 2010 at 12:04 pm | 9 comments | 3793 Views


Community college parcel tax falling short

With 54 of 271 precincts reporting, it appears that a majority of Peninsula voters are in favor of a proposed parcel tax...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by jupiterk, on Nov 4, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 20 comments | 4140 Views


Incumbents win council race

Margaret Abe-Koga, Jac Siegel and Ronit Bryant have won re-election to the City Council, batting back a trio of newcomers...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 5, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 11 comments | 4291 Views


City says yes to phone tax expansion

The city's general fund is in slightly better shape with the passage of measure T on Tuesday, perhaps bucking a trend of...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on Nov 4, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 12 comments | 4094 Views


Schmidt wins new District 7 seat on water board

The newly created seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District's board of directors will be filled by Brian Schmidt, a 43-year-old...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Nov 5, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 3958 Views


Three MV council members eyeing Kniss' seat

A trio of Mountain View City Council members -- Margaret Abe-Koga, Laura Macias and Mike Kasperzak -- said this week that...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by AgnosticAl, on Nov 24, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 10 comments | 4620 Views


Woman robbed after walking in on burglary

A 27-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint after she came home to a burglar in her home shortly before 9 p.m on Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Jeff, on Dec 22, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 20 comments | 3738 Views


Headhunter hired to find next city manager

Efforts to find a new city manager got a head start Tuesday afternoon, when the City Council picked a headhunting firm to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jan 6, 2011 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 3471 Views


Gov. Brown proposes spending cuts, continuing tax hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown said today that he is proposing to close the state's $25.4 billion budget gap by cutting spending by...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jan 18, 2011 at 9:17 pm | 5 comments | 3029 Views


LASD parcel tax passing narrowly

As the polls closed May 3, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools, had the votes to pass and its...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Parent of a Cupertino kid, on May 8, 2011 at 4:19 pm | 10 comments | 3216 Views


New voter districts drawn by citizens' group

The first draft of new voting-district maps that will change legislative boundaries were released by the California Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by AK, on Jun 14, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 3 comments | 2506 Views


Lieber begins state Senate campaign

Mountain View's Sally Lieber, former mayor and state Assembly member, has launched her 2012 state Senate campaign within...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:39 pm | 7 comments | 2652 Views
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