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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Left Behind: The future of NCLB

Despite a six-year effort to overhaul education at the state and federal levels, the country is still "in trouble" educationally,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2008
Last comment by Peter Herbert, on Dec 2, 2008 at 8:42 am | 4 comments | 2416 Views

AROUND TOWN

New 99 Ranch to open on Grant Road

An entirely different kind of supermarket is set to take up residence where the old Nob Hill used to be at the newly renovated...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by JNN, on Dec 1, 2008 at 8:03 pm | 3 comments | 2583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council approves vision for the city's future

After months of workshops where some 800 residents shared their hopes and dreams of how their city should grow, a planning...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1883 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Spanish-language signs defaced

Elementary school district officials are angry over the act of a vandal or vandals who stole some of the district's Spanish-language...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by EFMohammedMartinez, on Nov 30, 2008 at 9:40 pm | 87 comments | 2614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales buck downward trend

While the median price of a home has decreased in Mountain View over the last year, the number of home sales has gone up. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Mrs. Kline, on Nov 30, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 8 comments | 1888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anyone know why there is a power outage in Waverly Park

It started about 12:30pm and 2 hours later we are still without power....

Original post made by Dark Wave on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Nov 25, 2008 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 2171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools' improvements lag with financial help

Every year, Latino, English language learners, and low-income students are tested in local schools, and every year they fall...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by John, on Nov 25, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 4 comments | 2650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Condo project fails, leaving eyesore behind

Apparently unable to get a bank loan, the owner of an aging apartment building at 291 Evandale Ave. has given up on a plan...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by Hitchman, on Nov 22, 2008 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 2267 Views

ELECTIONS

Surprise turnaround for BART measure

BART proponents and opponents have been on the edge of their seats over the last few weeks, watching to see whether Measure...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Bart Only-Taker, on Nov 21, 2008 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 2695 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Even if they overturn prop 8

People are going to hate homosexuals. This is just another example of how minorities will have equal rights but in the end...

Original post made by your mom on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by Randall Flagg, on Nov 21, 2008 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 2142 Views

ELECTIONS

Locally, voters go with status quo

While local residents joined the millions of voters last week who resoundingly said "yes" to Barack Obama's message of change,...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by county board watcher, on Nov 21, 2008 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 2669 Views

RESTAURANTS

Take a pass on Chilean sea bass

Late last July, I opened the <I>Voice</I></B> to find a picture of a moist, flaky, delicious-looking chunk of fish atop a...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2008
Last comment by kristin flrorence devine, on Nov 20, 2008 at 11:46 pm | 1 comment | 3172 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tracking gangs through MySpace

Marco Garcia, at-risk-intervention supervisor at Graham Middle School, uses MySpace to find out what his students may not...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jonathan Hilliard, on Nov 20, 2008 at 5:56 am | 5 comments | 2880 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View man arrested in triple murder

Santa Clara police arrested a laid off technology company employee Saturday who returned to the business Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by FamilyMan, on Nov 18, 2008 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 2300 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Clean laundry, good karma

Laundromats, on the surface, may appear to be uninteresting places. But not to Jamil Shaikh. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=1005...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Elizabeth Sarmiento, on Nov 18, 2008 at 9:09 am | 7 comments | 2662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing Development- Grant Rd. and Covington

What is the status of the housing development proposed at Grant Rd. and Covington (former site of Pumpkin and Christmas Tree...

Original post made by Long Time MV Resident on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Nov 17, 2008 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 2188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LEFT BEHIND: Schools caught in testing bind

<I>Editor's Note: Six years ago Congress enacted No Child Left Behind, which sets ever-increasing standards for public school...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Happy parent of former public school students, on Nov 17, 2008 at 9:55 am | 13 comments | 2573 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parks commish: History museum is too tall

After reviewing the latest plan for the open space known as the Cuesta Annex last Wednesday, the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2008
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Nov 16, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 2 comments | 2208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools again face drastic cuts

With the mid-year state budget threatening to take more than $1 million from both local school districts, high school trustees...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jim Thurber, on Nov 16, 2008 at 9:47 pm | 4 comments | 2341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mtn. View fired employee/murderer arrested

He has ruined his own life and others too... http://m.mercurynews.com/articles/188677303...

Original post made by Palo Altan on Nov. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2180 Views
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