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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 | 3159 Views

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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 | 3050 Views

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Lieber to discuss campaign finance reform

Former Assemblywoman Sally Lieber will speak in support of campaign finance reform in an event this weekend sponsored by...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 22, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 3 comments | 4016 Views

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Repair California floats ballot measures

Members of a group pushing to hold a state constitutional convention are submitting two ballot measures today calling for...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 3 comments | 2931 Views

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Rep. Eshoo talks health care, Hangar One

After helping pass a hard-fought health care reform bill Saturday evening, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo flew in from Washington...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 18, 2009 at 9:28 am | 3 comments | 3661 Views

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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 | 2439 Views

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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 | 2497 Views

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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 | 3128 Views

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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 | 2694 Views

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Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 1, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 3 comments | 2099 Views

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Kasperzak, Inks named mayor, vice mayor

The City Council's senior member, Mike Kasperzak, took the center of the council dais Tuesday after his colleagues followed...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by The Him, on Jan 5, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 2361 Views

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County implements drive-throughs for voters

Santa Clara County voters who have yet to turn in their absentee ballots may do so without stepping out of their cars, thanks...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Litsa, on Jun 6, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 3 comments | 2578 Views

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Simitian easily prevails in three-way county race

With nearly 58 percent of the vote, State Sen. Joe Simitian easily prevailed in the three-way race to represent northern...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 7, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 2404 Views

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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 | 2306 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 | 2639 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 | 6732 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 | 2857 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 | 1457 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 | 930 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 | 3553 Views
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