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BOOKS

Crittenden to hold special education fair

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2015
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BOOKS

Schools win Google tech education grants

Two of Google's 25 winners for this year's Home, Sweet Home initiative are Castro and Theuerkauf schools. The grant allows...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
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AROUND TOWN

Online schools offer education by proxy

Hundreds of kids in the Bay Area are staying home for school this year. Online, "virtual" charter schools are making headway...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Ashlynjohnson, on Jul 24, 2015 at 11:29 pm | 7 comments | 3437 Views

AROUND TOWN

electric scooters on the Stevens Creek Trail

The city has posted signs along the Stevens Creek Trail saying that electric scooters will be allowed on the trail starting...

Original post made by parent on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jul 24, 2015 at 10:07 am | 3 comments | 435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicyclist dies following car crash

The Palo Alto man who suffered critical injuries earlier this month after he was struck by a vehicle in Mountain View died...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by mommy, on Jul 24, 2015 at 8:00 am | 1 comment | 1123 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DeLeon, get out of my face!

Last week's edition of the Mountain View Voice contained ELEVEN full-page advertisements for DeLeon Realty. We get the message,...

Original post made by reader on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Another reader, on Jul 23, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unique frozen treat

Shaved snow is not ice cream, and it's not shaved ice. The Taiwanese frozen dessert, xue hua bing, resembles paper-thin ribbons...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Dennis Feick, on Jul 23, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 6780 Views

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Kepler mission spots new Earth-like planet

A planet being hailed as a possible "Earth 2.0" has been discovered by the NASA Kepler exploration mission. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by konrad M. Sosnow, on Jul 23, 2015 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 2214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

change.org petition for youth mental health beds

Santa Clara County does not have one inpatient mental health bed for our children and adolescents. I would be so grateful...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Jul. 23, 2015
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OTHER ISSUES

Flooded with red tape

A torrential downpour is a welcome sight in the midst of drought, as long as it does not result in your living room resembling...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by elie, on Jul 22, 2015 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 1560 Views

OTHER ISSUES

A gym for Silicon Valley's heavy hitters

Silicon Valley may feel like the fighting ring for the tech titans, but a new franchise is hitting on the belief that old-fashioned...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Mark Noac, on Jul 22, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 3648 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High shut down following Facebook threat

Gunn High School was shut down Thursday afternoon after a student reported a "threatening" Facebook post to police, Superintendent...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jul 20, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 3063 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Dispute over human rights measure in Mountain View

When it comes to basic human rights, there's surely some fundamentals that most can agree on. For instance: Everyone has...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Jul 20, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 6 comments | 1211 Views

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Pedestrian injured in vehicle collision

An 85-year-old pedestrian suffered major injuries after he was struck by a vehicle Thursday in Mountain View. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 19, 2015 at 5:42 pm | 12 comments | 3900 Views

MOVIES

New Batkid film has local origin story

On Nov. 15, 2013, 5-year-old cancer survivor Miles Scott had his wish come true for one day, he got to don a costume and...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Lydia Sherrill, on Jul 17, 2015 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2175 Views

OTHER ISSUES

State study finds texting while driving is on the rise

In a worrying trend, more California drivers are using their cell phones while driving this year than last, according to...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by True, on Jul 17, 2015 at 2:38 pm | 5 comments | 1496 Views

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Computers stolen from Khan Academy

Khan Academy employees arrived to work in Mountain View on Monday morning to find that the free online academy was the victim...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Lili, on Jul 17, 2015 at 10:35 am | 13 comments | 16790 Views

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Bicyclist dies following San Antonio car crash

The 63-year-old Palo Alto man who suffered critical injuries late last week after he was struck by a vehicle in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by NW Resident, on Jul 17, 2015 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 3392 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sing for your supper

Restaurant row is now more ubiquitous to the Bay Area than auto row, and few are more prominent than Castro Street in Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Jul 17, 2015 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: A positive step toward transparency

Members of the Mountain View Whisman school district board did the right thing last week in scheduling a public discussion...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jul 17, 2015 at 1:57 am | 24 comments | 2085 Views
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