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Grocery checkout resembles a breadline
Like waiting at the DMV or heading to the courthouse for jury duty, almost everyone can relate to certain unavoidable hassles... Last comment 1 hour ago | 23 comments

How local schools measure up in new state assessment
In a bid to move away from grading school performance on a single number and a single test, the California Department of... Last comment 22 hours ago | 13 comments

Communication 101
When it comes to helping Mountain View's most needy students, better communication and parent education will improve test... Last comment on Mar 28, 2017 at 6:17 am | 10 comments

 
 
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Photo shows from L to R Rod and Roxanne Norville, Mary Ann Norfleet and Stewart Trebbe. We are taking a break from our golf tournament to read about our friend, Iris Harrell, in the Mountain View Voice. Date. May 24, 2013. Submitted by Roxanne Norville & Mary Ann Norfleet on Jun 14, 2013

 
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Big donations kick off Measure B campaign
The campaign to pass the Mountain View Whisman School District's new parcel tax got off to a quick start last month, with large donations from city leaders as well as legal firms, architects and construction companies that have a close relationship with the district, according to campaign finance documents.
Tuesday, 1:53 PM | 14 comments

Five-story apartment project gets icy reception from City Council
A massive 240-unit apartment project planned for the Shoreline West neighborhood has become the latest flash point in Mountain View's challenging path to dramatically grow its housing stock.
Tuesday, 10:40 AM | 31 comments

District aims to improve test scores by boosting parent outreach
When it comes to helping Mountain View's most needy students, better communication and parent education will improve test scores. That's what a group of Mountain View Whisman School District parents, charged with finding ways to fix the district's problematic special education and English-language learner programs, agreed to after six months of meetings to brainstorm ways to tackle students' poor performance. Monday, 9:56 AM | 10 comments

Grocery checkout resembles a breadline
The daily logjam at the checkout at the nearby Safeway on Shoreline Boulevard has become public enemy No. 1 for the nearby neighborhood. Whether a shopper is buying only a carton of milk or enough food to last the month, residents in the Moffett Boulevard neighborhood say they no longer expect any trip to the grocery store will be speedy. Sunday, 4:51 PM | 41 comments

Women's rights walk Sunday in Palo Alto
Local female leaders from an array of fields, from education and activism to public service, will speak at a rally on Sunday, March 26, in Palo Alto organized by Feminist Majority, a national women's rights organization. Friday, 1:00 PM | 3 comments

How local schools measure up in new state assessment
In a bid to move away from grading school performance on a single number and a single test, the California Department of Education released a new report last week that sums up the quality of public schools in a detail-laden "dashboard" for school officials and families alike. Friday, 11:25 AM | 13 comments

City barrels ahead with on-demand fuel rules
Over the protests of several stakeholders, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday approved plans to have the local fire department monitor and sanction the emerging mobile-fuel businesses. But while the Mountain View now has formal standards, some of the mobile-fuel companies warn the regulations will essentially kill their market within the city. Friday, 10:10 AM | 14 comments

Burglary suspects at large after high-speed chase
Two suspects are still at large after a home burglary in Mountain View this morning led to a high-speed chase that ended in San Jose, according to police. Thursday, 1:59 PM | 7 comments

Storms Friday, Sunday to bring rain, gusty winds
Bay Area rivers are expected to stay within their banks when rain from two storms falls in the region Friday and Sunday, National Weather Service officials said.
Thursday, 12:38 PM

Trump cuts spell trouble for local housing
Calling an affordable-housing project a "miracle" sounds trite, but the term now seems apt for a new 67-unit apartment project being built 1701 El Camino Real. Thursday, 11:38 AM | 6 comments

'Understanding Islam' speaker series starts in April
Santa Clara County Joe Simitian is looking to increase the public's knowledge of Islam and Muslims through a speaker series with regional leaders that will launch in Palo Alto next month. Thursday, 8:31 AM | 5 comments

Bystanders stop phone theft suspect

Brief break in rain Wednesday

Campaign postpones recall election of Brock Turner judge

 

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