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Campaign finance reports show lots of loans, few outliers


Ellie Van Houtte/ Town Crier
Campaign yard signs are just one expenditure for candidates during election season.

Election finance filings are in, and Los Altos appears to be hosting a few financially lopsided races.

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Meet the candidates for Los Altos School District Board of Trustees

Candidates for the Los Altos School District Board of Trustees include Vladimir Ivanovic, Tamara Logan, Martha McClatchie, Sangeeth Peruri and John Swan.

Five candidates are running for three seats on the five-member Los Altos School District Board of Trustees in the Nov. 4 election.

Incumbent Tamara Logan, who seeks her second four-year term on the board, faces challengers Vladimir Ivanovic, Martha McClatchie, Sangeeth Peruri and John Swan.

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Voters to decide on LASD bond measure

By Traci Newell

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MVLA candidates face off in forum


Traci Newell/Town Crier
Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees candidates, from left, Kevin Kramer, Fiona Walter, Dana Bunnett, Sanjay Dave, Doug Moore, Joe Mitchner and Debbie Torok participate in a League of Women Voters forum last week.

Candidates for the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees offered their visions for the district in front of a small crowd and a smattering of empty chairs at forum at Mountain View High School Thursday.

Sponsored by the Los Altos-Mountain View Branch of the League of Women Voters, the forum attracted approximately 25 attendees.

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Meet the candidates for Los Altos City Council


Ellie Van Houtte/Town Crier
Los Altos City Council Candidates, from left, Karen Berner, Jarrett Fishpaw, Alexander Glew, Jean Mordo and Mary Prochnow, participate in a forum at Los Altos High School Oct. 1.

Five candidates are running for three seats on the Los Altos City Council in the Nov. 4 election.

Incumbent Jarrett Fishpaw, elected in 2010, seeks a second four-year term on the council. Former Los Altos Hills Mayor and Councilman Jean Mordo is mounting a campaign after relocating to the flatlands. Newcomers Karen Berner, Alexander Glew and Mary Prochnow round out the field.

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LA Council Brief

Carpenter appointed to service awards committee

The Los Altos City Council voted unanimously Sept. 23 to appoint Councilwoman Val Carpenter to the Los Altos-Los Altos Hills Joint Community Volunteer Service Awards Committee.

The committee, which annually organizes a luncheon to recognize community volunteers for their service, includes five appointed members of each city. According to a city staff report, Los Altos member May Chen resigned from the committee in September, creating the vacancy.

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ELECTION 2014 GUIDE

11.6.2012 MasonicHall 9942-smallThe responsibility for good leadership ultimately lies with voters – so mark this date on your calendar: Nov. 4 is election day across the United States. 

The Town Crier will be doing its part to help Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View residents make informed choices. 

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