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Legislative Interview with Assemblyman Gordon: March 13, 2014

Posted on April 6, 2014 in League News | comments

  Our local league conducted an annual “legislative interview” with Assemblyman Richard Gordon, 24th District, on March 13, 2014. QUESTION 1: Money in Politics Introduction: Californians are increasingl...


El Camino Hospital: Interview with President Ryba

Posted on April 6, 2014 in Healthcare League News | comments

The Affordable Care Act* has raised questions about how it affects our local El Camino Hospital and all hospitals and how it affects each of us individually.We turned to Tomi Ryba, President and Chief Executive Officer f...


James Walgren – April 18 Lunch with the League

Posted on March 27, 2014 in Housing League News | comments

Los Altos Planning April 18 Lunch with the League      Development in the City of Los Altos James Walgren, Director of Community Development for the City of Los Altos is our speaker. He will be sharing his ins...


Mary Hughes close the gap – June 21 Annual Meeting

Posted on March 20, 2014 in Elections 2014 League News | comments

Our League is thrilled that Mary Hughes close the gap CA —  a renown speaker and advocate for recruiting more women to elected office — is the keynote speaker at our Annual Business Meeting on June 21.  The...


Action – More BMR Housing Mountain View from Prometheus

Posted on March 19, 2014 in Housing League News Mountain View | comments

In February and March, our League has asked both the Mountain View EPC and the Mountain View City Council to be more aggressive in negotiating BMR Housing Mountain View for the Prometheus 1616 El Camino Real West Project...


Early Education in California – Bay Area Forum

Posted on March 19, 2014 in Bay Region Education League News | comments

Bay Area State legislators participated in an open dialogue about pending state legislation focused on early education in California, as well as the January budget proposal and its impact on early care and education prog...


Affordable Housing – What’s on Randy Tsuda’s & Sue Russell’s Reading List

Posted on March 16, 2014 in League News | comments

Are you going to hear Director of MV Development, Randy Tsuda, at our lunch March 21? If so you might want to prep for lively Q&A by doing a little interesting background reading. Here’s what Randy’s been...


Local Control Funding Formula – March 4 Forum – A Recap

Posted on March 11, 2014 in Education League News | comments

California’s new school-funding formula requires significant community involvement through “Local Control Accountability Plans.” Each local community is supposed to be involved in the local decision on ...


BDCP Forum Highlights & Presentation Links

Posted on March 6, 2014 in Environment League News | comments

[UPDATED: April 1st] On March 1, the meeting room at Martin Luther King Library was crowded with over 100 attendees, estimated by a show of hands to be 80% League of Women Voters members and 20% non-members. The presente...


Anna Eshoo – When Women Succeed, America Succeeds

Posted on March 4, 2014 in League News | comments

  Congressman Anna Eshoo explained why continuing to fight for women’s economic equality is so important. Eshoo came to San Jose City College on February 21 to speak to students about the work she is doing to ...


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