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SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVWSD new middle school re-construction photos

The First Phase of the Middle Schools construction has 'more than 9/10' finished and our Program Manager - Greystone West,...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Sep. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 61 Views

OTHER ISSUES

$1 million Palo Alto Prize seeks to 'cure' aging

A newly established Silicon Valley-based prize to "hack the code of life and cure aging" was launched yesterday, Sept. 9. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Study old people, on Sep 11, 2014 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers demand higher pay from school district

Teachers packed the room to air their grievances at the Mountain View Whisman district board meeting last week, as part of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Brit, on Sep 11, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 40 comments | 3516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Kids may be on the fast track for gourmet meals at school -- or, at least, better meals. Following a report that student...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Haha, on Sep 11, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 6 comments | 1746 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Jobs-housing activists to rally before Tuesday's City Council meeting

"No housing? No plan!" is expected to be the battle cry at a rally to be held before Tuesday's City Council study session...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Lilly, on Sep 10, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 1254 Views

ELECTIONS

Teachers hold school board candidate forum

The District Teachers Association for the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District is holding a forum on Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by BD, on Sep 10, 2014 at 9:23 am | 2 comments | 1068 Views

AROUND TOWN

EPA honors Lenny Siegel

The Environmental Protection Agency is honoring Mountain View's Lenny Siegel as its "Superfund Citizen of the Year" for his...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Sep 9, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 11 comments | 2470 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 Evan Kroske, on Sep 9, 2014 at 7:39 pm | 52 comments | 4632 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by eyes wide open, on Sep 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 2091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Assemblyman Ira Ruskin dies from brain tumor

Longtime former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years, died on July 3, according to his family....

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Stanley Kuperstein, on Sep 9, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 3055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foundation launches website to connect legal volunteers, immigrants

In anticipation of an eventual federal overhaul of the nation's immigration laws and a growing immigrant population in Silicon...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 754 Views

AROUND TOWN

The sun and McMoon's

The scrappy bunch of students, entrepreneurs and former NASA scientists who work out of "McMoon's" -- an abandoned McDonald's...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Lorenzo Burti, on Sep 9, 2014 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 2645 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stanford Health Care and Anthem Blue Cross at odds over new deal

Despite active negotiations over the weekend, a Sunday evening expiration date for the current contract between Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Celia Bella, on Sep 8, 2014 at 11:01 pm | 3 comments | 1484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letters to the Editor

<B>How did we get into this mess? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2014/04/25/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Jebian, on Sep 8, 2014 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 106 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was Mountain View like in the '70s

I am new to the area and am curious what life was like in Mountain View in the 1970s, 1980s and even earlier. I would love...

Original post made by Newbie on Apr. 13, 2008
Last comment by Liz Miller, on Sep 8, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 164 comments | 38639 Views

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Rengstorff and Central - traffic lights flashing red

These lights were flashing red this afternoon. There was one man with a flag who seemed to only act if the Caltrain gates...

Original post made by Driver on Sep. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 62 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google partners with NASA to develop unmanned aircraft

Is it a bird, a plane, a UFO? According to a new agreement between Google and NASA, unmanned flying objects of all sorts...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jo, on Sep 8, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 2848 Views

AROUND TOWN

City seeks minimum wage comments

The Mountain View City Council has opened an online forum asking residents for input on the city proposal that would raise...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Sep 6, 2014 at 10:08 pm | 52 comments | 3268 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View 'fogged' for mosquitoes carrying virus

Areas of Mountain View were sprayed on Aug. 19 with a mosquito-control pesticide in an attempt to curb the spread of the...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2014
Last comment by Heathy Alter.ativesToPesticides.com, on Sep 6, 2014 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 2091 Views

ELECTIONS

Housing, transportation are top issues for council candidates

In a crowded City Council race, Mountain View's nine candidates are already busy introducing themselves and their platforms...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Garrett , on Sep 6, 2014 at 11:14 am | 36 comments | 3944 Views
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