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Council candidate Unangst's ballot designation challenged

A Mountain View City Council candidate is going to have to change his ballot designation after being challenged over his...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by U.B. Red-ick-you-lus, 9 minutes ago | 12 comments | 671 Views

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Council race: phone survey raises questions

Mountain View voters are being surveyed about how they might vote in the November City Council election, prompting questions...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by Jack C, 56 minutes ago | 21 comments | 217 Views

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Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But on Aug. 8...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by jason l, on Aug 28, 2014 at 5:41 pm | 22 comments | 2302 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 Torok on PE, on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 454 Views

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LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:33 am | 50 comments | 4262 Views

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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 educator, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 1766 Views

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Census numbers show Mountain View's staggering job growth

Given how rising housing prices and commuter traffic are causing serious problems for many, tracking the city's job growth...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by R U kidding, on Aug 25, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 34 comments | 1101 Views

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Candidates see housing crisis solutions in North Bayshore

If their support for a new residential neighborhood north of Highway 101 is any indication, Mountain View's City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by sanantonio-phase2-MV, on Aug 22, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 86 comments | 5319 Views

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LASD sees problems with new Bullis requests

An open letter from the president of the Los Altos School District's board of trustees to the chair of Bullis Charter School...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by No More Hypocrisy, on Aug 19, 2014 at 8:13 am | 13 comments | 630 Views

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P.E. issue pulls in candidates

The outpouring of parent support last May for a ninth-grade P.E. exemption may have a lingering effect going into the November...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 18, 2014 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 1403 Views

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Challenger in water district race far outspends incumbent

The first campaign finance report of the year was due last week, and there's a sharp divide between the two candidate running...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jack, on Aug 17, 2014 at 10:34 pm | 1 comment | 862 Views

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Contested race for elementary school district

Up until the last minute, it looked like an uncontested race for the Mountain View Whisman School District. But last Friday...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Aug 15, 2014 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 3116 Views

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LASD can't force Bullis to move, judge rules

The Los Altos School District may not force Bullis Charter School to move to a site outside the district's boundaries, a...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Incompetence, on Aug 14, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 187 Views

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School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Incompetence, on Aug 14, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 109 comments | 3946 Views

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Council candidate Lisa Matichak seeks to preserve city's character

After an introduction to Mountain View politics through her neighborhood's opposition to a housing project at 450 Whisman...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by MV_resident, on Aug 13, 2014 at 11:08 am | 53 comments | 5277 Views

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LASD approves bond measure

Community members at the Los Altos School District board meeting got to see their feedback in action last night, as board...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Reni, on Aug 9, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 29 comments | 2867 Views

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New candidates emerge for high school board

What looked like a quiet election may turn out to be a tight race for the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Aug 8, 2014 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 2426 Views

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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 | 1954 Views

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Water district race heats up

Gary Kremen, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of the dating site Match.com, has entered the race for the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Benica, on Aug 2, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 8 comments | 1977 Views

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Charter school-district accord a welcome step

There was good news earlier this month from the Los Altos School District about the possible signing of a five-year agreement...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by This isn't over, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:18 am | 34 comments | 1437 Views
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