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District attorney endorses judge facing recall

Santa Clara County Judge Aaron Persky, the embattled judge whose controversial sentencing of former Stanford University student...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by psr, on Apr 11, 2017 at 8:27 pm | 4 comments | 1858 Views

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Mayfield project marches forward

After four years of meetings, the City Council finally delivered the massive Mayfield housing project Tuesday night, approving...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2008
Last comment by Breathy, on Jun 11, 2008 at 8:53 pm | 4 comments | 5651 Views

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Valley losing federal 'mega-investments' race

Silicon Valley is losing the race for huge federal investments that will jumpstart the industries of the future, a panel...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Feb 17, 2010 at 12:45 pm | 4 comments | 5746 Views

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Headhunter hired to find next city manager

Efforts to find a new city manager got a head start Tuesday afternoon, when the City Council picked a headhunting firm to...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on Jan 6, 2011 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 4794 Views

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New law requires carbon monoxide detectors

Local fire officials are spreading the word about a new California law requiring carbon monoxide detectors to be placed in...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Beuttey, on Aug 31, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 4 comments | 5975 Views

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Rail advocates, critics to face off in Palo Alto

Top officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will join some of the rail project's toughest critics in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Doit Rite, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:38 am | 4 comments | 2595 Views

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Official defends hospital against critical report

In the wake of a report calling for serious reforms, officials with El Camino Hospital said they will continue to work diligently...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Dorothea Grimes-Farrow, on Jun 13, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 3009 Views

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Candidates happy to limit campaign spending

Six candidates for City Council this year have agreed to limit their campaign expenses, a Mountain View tradition for which...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Aug 11, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 4 comments | 3383 Views

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A thrifty race for MVWSD board

Relatively little money has been raised or spent by candidates running for the board of trustees of the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 10413 Views

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Hill cruises to victory in state Senate race

Jerry Hill continued his climb up California's political ladder Tuesday night when he convincingly defeated Sally Lieber...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by scared, on Nov 11, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 3841 Views

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School districts welcome Prop. 30

Superintendents from both Mountain View school districts are welcoming the passage of Proposition 30, even as they acknowledge...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Dec 5, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 9029 Views

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Tom Means retires from the City Council

City Council member Tom Means is wrapping up a term in office in which he applied his unique brand of libertarian idealism...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 4, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 4 comments | 4926 Views

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Bus Rapid Transit options still being studied

There's been quite a bit of traffic on neighborhood email listservs regarding the Bus Rapid Transit project along the El...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Tmd, on Nov 11, 2013 at 7:20 pm | 4 comments | 2494 Views

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President greeted by MV mayor, 129th Rescue Wing

President Barack Obama has arrived in the Bay Area today for Democratic fundraisers as well as a speech in Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Survival of the fittest, on May 9, 2014 at 7:16 pm | 4 comments | 5744 Views

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City Council request for pay raise

If the City Council wants a pay raise tell them to ask Google, Linked In, Sobrato, Merlone Geier Partners and all the other...

Original post made by Kay Ritchey on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Jun 17, 2014 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 1125 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 | 3805 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 District Teacher, on Sep 4, 2014 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 8263 Views

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El Camino Precise Plan Survey

Tomorrow night, the City Council will be conducting a Study Session for the El Camino Precise Plan. I am collecting feedback...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 24, 2014 at 11:30 am | 4 comments | 878 Views

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Censorship Strikes Again in Mountain View

Last week, a man was arrested for allegedly attempting to destroy a Pat Showalter sign after he was confronted by a courageous...

Original post made by Jim Neal on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Sep 26, 2014 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 878 Views

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Voice editorial endorsement: Yes on Measure A

The Voice editorial board recommends a yes vote on Measure A, to raise the City Council's salary. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 15, 2014 at 9:33 am | 4 comments | 3560 Views
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