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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A summer boost for kids

Fighting off the summer brain drain can be tough for families that can't afford expensive summer camps, but two parents from...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by John, 10 minutes ago | 15 comments | 397 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The only good lawn is a dead lawn?

The Santa Clara Valley Water District is rolling out a new campaign to tackle California's drought, called "Brown is the...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Tom, 11 minutes ago | 44 comments | 2126 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last stop for Evelyn light rail station?

On Aug. 7, Valley Transportation Authority board members will vote on whether to close Mountain View's Evelyn Avenue light...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Member, 16 minutes ago | 6 comments | 730 Views

ELECTIONS

School board election kicks off

Four people, including one incumbent, have signaled their intent to run for the three seats on the Los Altos School District...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by BCS Parent, 1 hour ago | 56 comments | 2629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community activist to run for City Council

Longtime community activist Lenny Siegel, who spearheaded the new group Campaign for a Balanced Mountain View, has announced...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Enoungh Already, 2 hours ago | 51 comments | 3387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District, charter school votes to OK agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., both the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School boards...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by BCS Parent, 2 hours ago | 15 comments | 474 Views

ELECTIONS

Water district race heats up

Gary Kremen, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of the dating site Match.com, has entered the race for the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Sarah, 3 hours ago | 6 comments | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Six injured after car crashes into downtown Palo Alto cafe

One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Sandy, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 439 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD bond measure on the horizon

Faced with growing enrollment, packed campuses and difficult shared-space agreements with Bullis Charter School, the Los...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Lee, 4 hours ago | 70 comments | 2336 Views

ELECTIONS

Charter school-district accord a welcome step

There was good news earlier this month from the Los Altos School District about the possible signing of a five-year agreement...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by Useless Land, 5 hours ago | 33 comments | 824 Views

OTHER ISSUES

SEIU protests at Google

For some, a job at Google is the stuff dreams are made of, but for security guard Manny Cardenas, it's been more of a nightmare. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Steve, 5 hours ago | 29 comments | 4974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Pledge, 11 hours ago | 25 comments | 1573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning through gaming

Trying to get kids into math, even in the age of STEM, can be like pulling teeth. But a local group is looking to change...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Tina, on Jul 30, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD, Bullis pass five-year agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School last night...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Looks Suspicious, on Jul 30, 2014 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 874 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Boyhood'

You've watched actors grow up on screen before, whether it be Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor or Jerry Mathers (as the Beaver)....

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 30, 2014 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council shifts gears on San Antonio plan

After sharp public opposition delayed phase two of Merlone Geier's Village at San Antonio Center project last week, City...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:55 am | 112 comments | 8057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deadly triple shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday

A man who was killed in a triple shooting in East Palo Alto has been identified as Mychael Edward Tillman, 31, of Hayward,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by NAY, on Jul 29, 2014 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Op-ed: Who's thinking about increased housing's impact on schools?

I read the Voice's issue of July 4 regarding the Village at San Antonio Center development with interest. Agreed, Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dinner at 9:30pm, on Jul 29, 2014 at 5:43 am | 15 comments | 1882 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino pulls the plug on dialysis

Two down and one to go. El Camino Hospital recently closed its Oak Pavilion dialysis center and is slated to shut down its...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by YourRealName, on Jul 27, 2014 at 4:04 am | 6 comments | 2161 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LinkedIn offers job-search help for the homeless

A group of 55 homeless people paid a visit to LinkedIn's Mountain View headquarters Friday where dozens of LinkedIn employees...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by maguro_01, on Jul 26, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 1 comment | 154 Views
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