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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 | 3415 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 | 1862 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 | 1216 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 | 1429 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 | 7471 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 | 2666 Views

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Burlingame City Council member enters race to succeed Jackie Speier

Burlingame City Council member Emily Beach announced Monday that she will run for Congress, joining the race to fill a seat...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2021
Last comment by Mary Peck, on Nov 25, 2021 at 11:57 am | 3 comments | 2318 Views

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San Mateo County Board of Supervisors president running for U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier's seat

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors President David Canepa is holding a press conference at 11 a.m. today to announce his...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2021
Last comment by Jason Tarlick, on Nov 20, 2021 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 2382 Views

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Santa Clara County supervisors pick new boundaries for future elections

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors agreed to move forward with new boundaries for the county's five supervisorial...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by Nora S., on Nov 18, 2021 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 3266 Views

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Chris Clark, Alex Nunez tapped to join Mountain View's planning commission

The Mountain View City Council agreed Monday night to appoint former Councilman Chris Clark and community organizer Alex...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Christopher Chiang, on Nov 10, 2021 at 9:04 pm | 4 comments | 3655 Views

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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 | 2555 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 | 5630 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 | 2479 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 | 2968 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. 2260 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 | 2228 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 | 2266 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 | 2882 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 | 2749 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 | 5043 Views
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