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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 | 4087 Views


Rail advocates, critics to face off in Palo Alto

Top officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will join some of the rail project's toughest critics in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Doit Rite, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 2174 Views


Official defends hospital against critical report

In the wake of a report calling for serious reforms, officials with El Camino Hospital said they will continue to work diligently...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Dorothea Grimes-Farrow, on Jun 13, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 2465 Views


Five plan to run for MV Whisman board

The Mountain View Whisman School District is poised to hold its first contested election since 2004, as five locals have...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by MV Voter, on Jul 13, 2012 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 3584 Views


Candidates happy to limit campaign spending

Six candidates for City Council this year have agreed to limit their campaign expenses, a Mountain View tradition for which...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 11, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 4 comments | 2835 Views


A thrifty race for MVWSD board

Relatively little money has been raised or spent by candidates running for the board of trustees of the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 9752 Views


School districts welcome Prop. 30

Superintendents from both Mountain View school districts are welcoming the passage of Proposition 30, even as they acknowledge...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Dec 5, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 8224 Views


Tom Means retires from the City Council

City Council member Tom Means is wrapping up a term in office in which he applied his unique brand of libertarian idealism...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 4, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 4 comments | 4039 Views


Bus Rapid Transit options still being studied

There's been quite a bit of traffic on neighborhood email listservs regarding the Bus Rapid Transit project along the El...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Tmd, on Nov 11, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 4 comments | 2101 Views


President greeted by MV mayor, 129th Rescue Wing

President Barack Obama has arrived in the Bay Area today for Democratic fundraisers as well as a speech in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Survival of the fittest, on May 9, 2014 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 5032 Views


City Council request for pay raise

If the City Council wants a pay raise tell them to ask Google, Linked In, Sobrato, Merlone Geier Partners and all the other...

Original post made by Kay Ritchey on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Jun 17, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 940 Views


Drought matters to water district incumbent

Brian Schmidt is aiming for a second term on the Santa Clara Valley Water District board. Emphasizing the importance of water...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by concerned, on Aug 4, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments | 3453 Views


School board candidate Palmer stands by careful planning

It's an exciting time for the Mountain View Whisman School District. School funding is coming back, bond measure construction...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by District Teacher, on Sep 4, 2014 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 7933 Views


El Camino Precise Plan Survey

Tomorrow night, the City Council will be conducting a Study Session for the El Camino Precise Plan. I am collecting feedback...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 24, 2014 at 11:30 am | 4 comments | 708 Views


Censorship Strikes Again in Mountain View

Last week, a man was arrested for allegedly attempting to destroy a Pat Showalter sign after he was confronted by a courageous...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 26, 2014 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 699 Views


Voice editorial endorsement: Yes on Measure A

The Voice editorial board recommends a yes vote on Measure A, to raise the City Council's salary. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 15, 2014 at 9:33 am | 4 comments | 3282 Views


The True Motivation of Measure N for LASD

Obviously, the True Motive for this measure is to protect Los Altos property values. Just look at the campaign mailer that...

Original post made by DavidR on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by Outside Inside, on Oct 22, 2014 at 10:19 pm | 4 comments | 881 Views


Voter Guide: Santa Clara Valley Water District

The winner in the race for a single seat at the Santa Clara Valley Water District will take on major challenges if elected...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mike B., on Oct 24, 2014 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 4669 Views


Modest spending in school board race

So far, campaign spending is low this year for candidates seeking a seat on Mountain View Whisman School District. Not only...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by SVTA Robo-Calls, on Oct 25, 2014 at 10:43 pm | 4 comments | 3779 Views


SC County slowest to count votes in Bay Area; Supervisors want answers

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors today requested administrators to report in January about the slow tally of votes...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Doug Pearson, on Nov 19, 2014 at 3:31 pm | 4 comments | 3489 Views
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