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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Polifrone Highest Paid MVWSD Teacher in 2010

According to the Public Employee Salaries Database 2010, the highest paid teacher in MVWSD in 2010 was the controversial...

Original post made by MVWSD Watchdog on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by District Dad, on May 19, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 6 comments | 4503 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Spending $30M

How should Mountain View spend the $30 million it just received as a lump sum lease payment from Google? Read the full...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by jupierk, on May 19, 2011 at 3:07 pm | 3 comments | 1992 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New methods might speed up toxic cleanup

Without new cleanup methods, efforts to remove remaining toxics from the groundwater in Mountain View will soon slow to a...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jeff M, on May 19, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 2800 Views

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Elementary school district to drop Title I

The Mountain View Whisman School District has decided not to accept Title I federal funding next year. Taking the money would...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sarah Krajewski, on May 19, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 17 comments | 3885 Views

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Leap from parking structure ends police chase

A man running from police ended the pursuit when he hurt himself by jumping from the top of a multiple-story parking structure,...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Phantom, on May 19, 2011 at 11:24 am | 13 comments | 2245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donation aims to help Castro students

With the help of a private donation, Castro Elementary School has begun a program aimed at improving the language skills...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on May 18, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2598 Views

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Caltrain officials: Weekend express trains a hit with riders

Caltrain's experiment with weekend express trains has proven to be a success, according to transit officials. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 18, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 3 comments | 1995 Views

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Office project replaces baseball field

On Tuesday, the City Council allowed an office building project to replace a tennis court and baseball field used by North...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on May 18, 2011 at 10:43 am | 12 comments | 2105 Views

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'Very brazen' theft of flat-screen TV

A large flat-screen television was stolen from the Mountain View Sears on Friday by a "very brazen" man, police said. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by letsgetreal, on May 18, 2011 at 9:16 am | 5 comments | 2313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD parcel tax ekes out a win

By a slender margin, Measure E, a new $193 annual parcel tax to benefit local schools, eked out a victory. Needing a two-thirds...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 2686 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Elementary school district to drop Title I

The Mountain View Whisman School District has decided not to accept Title I federal funding next year. Taking the money would...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments | 3514 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ghysels lands top job at Menlo Park school district

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by localmom, on May 17, 2011 at 10:01 pm | 4 comments | 3131 Views

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Kaiser celebrates 20 years on Castro Street

Kaiser Permanente's Mountain View Medical Office is celebrating 20 years of medical service at its Castro Street location. Read...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hardin, on May 17, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 3 comments | 2243 Views

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Los Altos library will charge fee for non-residents

from the library website: "SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF. ‑ In response to dramatic reductions in State funding and an...

Original post made by curious on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by curious, on May 17, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1972 Views

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Sandy Springs, GA: The city of the future

Sandy Springs, GA: The city of the future 4/21/2011 3:52:17 PM by Jo-Lynn Brown Filed under: private sector, public workers,...

Original post made by JUST THINK ABOUT IT on May. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2104 Views

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Teenage girl hits officer with his own baton

A teenage girl was punched by her arresting officer Monday after she took the officer's baton and struck him repeatedly with...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on May 16, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 17 comments | 2529 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

French After-school Class in Bubb Elementary School

EFBA (“Education Française” in the Bay Area, a non-profit organization) is offering French After-school Classes in a...

Original post made by EFBA-Bubb on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by Nic, on May 16, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 2547 Views

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A worker for a day

With a 1,500 square-foot backyard, including a small orchard of apricot, nectarine and apple trees, a large vegetable patch,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on May 15, 2011 at 8:09 am | 4 comments | 2095 Views

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Towed car case costs city $15,000

A police traffic stop that left two women and four children on the side of the road, spurring the city to revise its towing...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Big, on May 15, 2011 at 1:33 am | 40 comments | 3095 Views

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Code inspectors reveal illegal, unsafe side of the city

City code inspectors gave a tour through some of the worst code violations in Mountain View, including storage lockers being...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by "Eleudora", on May 14, 2011 at 9:28 am | 16 comments | 3108 Views
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