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Four vying for Mountain View City Council talk rent control, stance on housing growth at community forum

Four people vying for the Mountain View City Council’s vacant seat gave stances on everything from housing and rent control...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2023
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 5 hours ago | 4 comments | 1317 Views

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Virtual debates, grassroots campaigns and direct democracy: Mountain View City Council candidates reflect on the 2022 election season

The Mountain View City Council swearing-in ceremony will come with deja vu this year: the three incumbents, who were sworn...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Jan 2, 2023 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 2742 Views

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Santa Clara County district attorney refuses to reinstate former employee

An embattled Santa Clara County deputy district attorney should be back at work after the DA's decision to fire him last...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2022
Last comment by J Randall, on Dec 29, 2022 at 2:21 am | 3 comments | 2272 Views

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Sally Lieber resigns from city council, citing conflict of interest with new state position

Sally Lieber will resign from the Mountain View City Council at the end of this year, citing a conflict of interest with...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2022
Last comment by Mark Landefeld, on Dec 21, 2022 at 2:14 pm | 23 comments | 4402 Views

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Mountain View’s draft Housing Element doesn’t meet state requirements yet, Sacramento says

The city of Mountain View will have to go back to the drawing board on its draft Housing Element after state officials identified...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2022
Last comment by Shane, on Dec 14, 2022 at 1:43 pm | 56 comments | 4941 Views

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Incumbent Gary Kremen concedes defeat in Valley Water race

As Santa Clara County's vote counts for the Nov. 8 midterm election continue to trickle in, one contest finally has a winner:...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2022
Last comment by Leslie Bain, on Nov 17, 2022 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 2043 Views

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Newcomer Eisenberg is surpassing incumbent Kremen for Valley Water seat

The race for Santa Clara Valley Water District's District 7 seat is looking like a potential upset as newcomer Rebecca Eisenberg...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Nov 16, 2022 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 2179 Views

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Jensen will hang on as Jonsen continues to squeak ahead in Santa Clara County sheriff's race

Former Palo Alto police Chief Robert "Bob" Jonsen continues his lead over Kevin Jensen in the hotly contested race for Santa...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2022
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Nov 16, 2022 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 2683 Views

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California election results: Who won? Which propositions passed?

After tens of millions of dollars in spending, thousands of door knocks and hundreds of attack ads, voting ended Nov. 8 in...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 9, 2022 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 3108 Views

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Incumbents hold strong lead in Mountain View City Council race, early results show

Early election results indicate that the Mountain View City Council likely won’t have any fresh faces on the dais, despite...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 9, 2022 at 12:03 am | 2 comments | 4766 Views

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Thida Cornes continues to raise far more than other high school district candidates

Thida Cornes continues to dramatically out-raise the rest of the candidates for the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Nov 7, 2022 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1945 Views

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All the propositions in the 2022 California general election, each explained in a minute

The California ballot is coming in on the short side in 2022. With only seven propositions to weigh in on this year, California...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by jordydog1, on Nov 7, 2022 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 2266 Views

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Five candidates vie to fill three open seats on the Mountain View City Council this November

With three seats up for grabs on the Mountain View City Council, three incumbents and two newcomers are vying for a chance...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Nov 6, 2022 at 6:32 pm | 4 comments | 8991 Views

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Kamei says she’ll find creative ways to build affordable housing if reelected

As Ellen Kamei now seeks her second term on the City Council, she said housing continues to be her No. 1 priority if reelected....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Oct 29, 2022 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2110 Views

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Editorial: Kevin Jensen for Sheriff

The next sheriff will face a monumental challenge to improve transparency, accountability and communication after years of...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Oct 27, 2022 at 11:27 am | 2 comments | 5310 Views

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Editorial: Reelect Hicks, Kamei and Ramirez to Mountain View City Council

This November, we recommend the known over the unknown in voting for council members Alison Hicks, Ellen Kamei and Lucas...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by JAFO, on Oct 19, 2022 at 7:57 am | 19 comments | 4159 Views

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The Santa Clara County Sheriff's race: What they'd do if elected

How the scandal-plagued Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office will operate in a post-Laurie Smith era will be determined by...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2022
There are no comments yet. 8409 Views

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Santa Clara Valley Water District candidates focus on a sustainable water future

The two people who are facing off in the Nov. 8 election for the district 7 seat on the Valley Water board of directors weigh...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by SRB, on Oct 14, 2022 at 6:45 pm | 2 comments | 8720 Views

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MVLA candidates debate top issues in Voice forum

Candidates running to serve on the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees shared their views...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by , on Oct 14, 2022 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 2675 Views

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Valley Water incumbent's campaign pot boiling over with cash

In a high-stakes campaign for a seat on the Valley Water board, incumbent Gary Kremen has amassed $272,814, nearly 10 times...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2022
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 10, 2022 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 2103 Views
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