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Newsom overwhelmingly defeats California recall attempt

The attempt to throw Gov. Gavin Newsom out of office failed by a wide margin, according to vote counts released Tuesday night...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2021
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Polling error: How one survey changed the Newsom recall campaign

The early August survey suggested Gov. Gavin Newsom would get ousted -- and scared Democrats and progressives into ramping...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
Last comment by Donna, on Sep 13, 2021 at 8:14 pm | 3 comments | 2771 Views

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Public asked to weigh in on community college board redistricting effort

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District will hold a meeting tonight for public input on how to draw boundary lines...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 13, 2021 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 3175 Views

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How much will California's EDD scandal cost Newsom in the recall election?

Will voters in the California recall blame Gavin Newsom for backlogged unemployment claims and billions in fraud? Republican...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 11, 2021 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 3613 Views

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Stanford University resident assistants go on indefinite strike

Resident assistants at Stanford University went on an indefinite strike Thursday after the university failed to meet their...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2021
Last comment by Yonatan, on Sep 8, 2021 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 3273 Views

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Mountain View mayor endorses Sajid Khan in race for Santa Clara County district attorney

Public defender Sajid Khan, who is looking to oust incumbent Jeff Rosen in the race for Santa Clara County district attorney...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2021
Last comment by SRB, on Sep 4, 2021 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 5951 Views

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Newsom recall basics: How to vote in California's election

A FAQ on the California election on whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom. There's some confusion and mixed messages on voting,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2021
Last comment by Dave Smith, on Sep 2, 2021 at 5:37 pm | 3 comments | 3474 Views

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Recall fact and fiction: What you need to know about the election fraud rumors you're seeing

While rumors are rampant about stolen ballots and suspicious holes in voting envelopes, state and local officials say they...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2021
Last comment by MVFlyer, on Sep 1, 2021 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2144 Views

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Are young voters the key to Gavin Newsom surviving the recall?

Gov. Gavin Newsom and Democrats are hoping young Californians turn out in similar numbers to the November 2020 presidential...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Sep 1, 2021 at 2:08 pm | 3 comments | 1792 Views

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Locals contribute over $3.4M to fight Newsom recall

With the California recall election less than three weeks away, the campaign fighting the effort to oust Gov. Gavin Newsom...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Aug 26, 2021 at 6:35 pm | 2 comments | 3667 Views

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Gavin Newsom report card: What he has done, and what he hasn't

Since taking office in 2019, California's governor has made progress on education and other key issues, but left much to...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2021
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Aug 25, 2021 at 5:46 pm | 4 comments | 2663 Views

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It's a date: Newsom recall election set for Sept. 14

After months of uncertainty, the second recall election in California history will be Sept. 14, Lt. Gov. Eleni Kounalakis...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2021
Last comment by Raymond , on Jul 2, 2021 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 3420 Views

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Three things to know about Gavin Newsom's spending spree

Gov. Newsom is proposing to spend California's $100 billion windfall on schools, small businesses, homelessness and more,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2021
Last comment by LongResident, on May 17, 2021 at 4:15 pm | 5 comments | 5220 Views

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Overnight closures set for U.S. Highway 101 bridge project in Palo Alto

A new bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto is set to take shape later this week when crews install steel segments of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 1, 2021 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 4845 Views

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Siblings plead guilty to stealing $4M in laptops from Stanford University

An ex-Stanford worker and her brother have pleaded guilty to federal charges connected to thefts of more than 800 Apple MacBooks....

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2021
Last comment by Frank Johnson, on Apr 1, 2021 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 4901 Views

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Mountain View City Council votes to shake up city's Rental Housing Committee

Mountain View's Rental Housing Committee (RHC) is poised for big changes this year after the City Council voted Tuesday to...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2021
Last comment by JustAWorkingStiff, on Mar 29, 2021 at 2:06 am | 3 comments | 7576 Views

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Biden signs flurry of executive orders, many reversing Trump policies

On his first day in office, President Joe Biden signed a bevy of executive orders that reverse policies of the Trump administration,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2021
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jan 21, 2021 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 3065 Views

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Editorial: The menace in the White House

Hopes were high among many going into the new year, buoyed by the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. But the pandemic...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2021
Last comment by home of elitists, on Jan 18, 2021 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 7374 Views

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'I will vote to impeach this traitor': Rep. Anna Eshoo supports removing Trump from office

Granted only 30 seconds to speak on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Anna Eshoo did not mince words regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2021
Last comment by Dave Smith, on Jan 15, 2021 at 8:22 pm | 3 comments | 3364 Views

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New Mountain View City Council calls for civility amid election protests

Mountain View's first City Council meeting of the year stuck to tradition as best it could during unusual times, bidding...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by Rich Hoemoner, on Jan 15, 2021 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 4654 Views
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