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Mountain View Council member Ellen Kamei to run for reelection

Housing, quality of life, sustainability and supporting small businesses are top of mind for Ellen Kamei as she seeks a second...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Jun 27, 2022 at 10:49 am | 8 comments | 2383 Views

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Santa Clara County sheriff candidate charged with perjury

Anh Colton, who ran for Santa Clara County sheriff in the primary election, has been charged with perjury for allegedly saying...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2022
Last comment by Another MV Resident, on Jun 20, 2022 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 1371 Views

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With unofficial majority lead, District Attorney Jeff Rosen poised for reelection

Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen took a commanding early lead on election night over his challengers, with...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2022
Last comment by TomR, on Jun 9, 2022 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1524 Views

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Editorial: Our election recommendations

The editorial board offers its recommendations in the races for Congressional District 16 and Santa Clara County sheriff,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Jun 7, 2022 at 7:17 pm | 24 comments | 7246 Views

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Mountain View Mayor Lucas Ramirez will run for reelection to City Council

If reelected this November, Mountain View Mayor Lucas Ramirez said he is eager to get to work on issues that were pushed...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2022
Last comment by tgGus, on Jun 6, 2022 at 11:56 pm | 6 comments | 2764 Views

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Congresswomen, speaking in Mountain View, say overturning Roe v. Wade threatens democracy

Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren declared that the U.S. Supreme Court going against public opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade...

Original post made on May. 9, 2022
Last comment by Cordelia, on May 11, 2022 at 10:52 pm | 5 comments | 3223 Views

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Opinion: I reported my harassment in the California Legislature. Then state investigators went after me

A woman filed a workplace discrimination complaint that alleged harassment while working for Assembly member Marc Berman's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2022
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 26, 2022 at 9:00 pm | 4 comments | 2852 Views

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Berman curses during heated hearing on 'unprofessional conduct' bill

Assembly member Marc Berman apologized Tuesday after cursing out loud at public speakers who were complaining about a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Apr 22, 2022 at 5:42 pm | 2 comments | 2356 Views

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Berman curses during heated hearing on 'unprofessional conduct' bill

Assembly member Marc Berman, D-Menlo Park, apologized Tuesday after cursing out loud at public speakers who were complaining...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2022
Last comment by Frank Richards, on Apr 20, 2022 at 4:11 pm | 3 comments | 2780 Views

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Mountain View adopts campaign contribution limits, setting a cap of $1K for individual donations

Large contributions to local candidates for public office are now prohibited in Mountain View, after the City Council voted...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Apr 20, 2022 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 3392 Views

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Not sure how to vote in the June primary? Upcoming forums give voters a chance to hear from the candidates

With the June primary election less than two months away, community groups are planning to host a series of local candidate...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2022
Last comment by addressing systemic racism, on Apr 19, 2022 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 2771 Views

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Mountain View seeks to triple its recycled water use over the next decade amid statewide droughts

The city of Mountain View is planning to rapidly expand its recycled water use in the coming years, with ambitious plans...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Mar 22, 2022 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 3394 Views

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On a split vote, Mountain View City Council opts to shrink campaign contributions

The Mountain View City Council agreed on a 4-3 vote last week to cut down on the size of campaign contributions in future...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2022
Last comment by Pat on the Stevens Creek Trail, on Mar 17, 2022 at 5:38 pm | 2 comments | 3619 Views

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Guest opinion: Single family residential neighborhoods threatened by SB 9

Mountain View resident Albert Jeans warns that Senate Bill 9 (SB 9) could erode the density and character of single-family...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Feb 22, 2022 at 9:41 am | 87 comments | 6666 Views

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Mountain View City Council picks Lucas Ramirez for new mayor

The Mountain View City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to appoint Councilman Lucas Ramirez to be the city's next mayor,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2022
Last comment by Jeremy Hoffman, on Jan 14, 2022 at 7:30 am | 2 comments | 6427 Views

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New district lines could spark heated race for Marc Berman's seat

Most Midpeninsula residents won't see a dramatic shift when California adopts new boundaries for state Senate, state Assembly...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2021
Last comment by Ellen Wheeler, on Dec 27, 2021 at 10:11 pm | 2 comments | 3115 Views

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California redistricting: What to know about the final maps

California voters have brand new districts they'll use to elect their members of Congress and state legislators, after the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on Dec 23, 2021 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 2674 Views

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Patrick Ahrens picked as Foothill-De Anza's board president, Laura Casas as vice president

The community college district's board of trustees elected Patrick Ahrens as its new president and Laura Casas as vice president...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 16, 2021 at 10:39 pm | 1 comment | 2743 Views

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Mountain View pushes for tighter traffic rules on North Bayshore tech employers

Looking to control future traffic woes caused by massive growth in North Bayshore, Mountain View City Council members approved...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2021
Last comment by Michael Menning, on Dec 13, 2021 at 12:26 pm | 17 comments | 9087 Views

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Mountain View looks to tax hotels to pay for new city services

Looking to shore up revenue to pay for homeless services and sustainability efforts, the city of Mountain View is considering...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2021
Last comment by Robyn Jeffries, on Dec 11, 2021 at 12:16 pm | 5 comments | 4083 Views
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