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Tesla to move headquarters from Palo Alto to Austin

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Inc., confirmed Thursday afternoon what many have long suspected: The electric vehicle and energy...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Randy Guelph, on Oct 8, 2021 at 4:01 pm | 3 comments | 2300 Views

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Guest opinion: Housing affordability bills' math doesn't add up

In a guest opinion, Mountain View resident Leslie-Anne Bain argues that building large amounts of market-rate housing will...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2021
Last comment by MyOpinion, on Oct 4, 2021 at 3:00 pm | 39 comments | 5076 Views

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California to have permanent mail voting after governor signs local Assembly member's bill

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Monday to make permanent the state's pandemic-era process of mailing an election ballot to...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2021
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Sep 28, 2021 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 2278 Views

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Mountain View voters overwhelmingly opposed recall effort, election results show

Gov. Gavin Newsom prevailed in the state's recall election this week, with nearly two-thirds of voters across the state voting...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2021
Last comment by SP Phil, on Sep 17, 2021 at 5:45 pm | 2 comments | 2689 Views

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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
There are no comments yet. 2095 Views

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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 | 2004 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 | 1925 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 | 2595 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 | 2529 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 | 4687 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 | 2814 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 | 1228 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 | 1189 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 | 2669 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 | 1614 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 | 2506 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 | 4383 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 | 4162 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 | 3871 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 | 6530 Views
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