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SCHOOLS & KIDS

City is growing, public school attendance is dropping

Mountain View schools are facing a strange predicament. The local economy is humming along, people are moving into the city...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jun 12, 2015 at 1:45 am | 74 comments | 12422 Views

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School board sticks with controversial search firm

The Mountain View Whisman School District successfully found a new superintendent last week, but there was a noticeable bump...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2015
Last comment by Joan, on Jun 12, 2015 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 1917 Views

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South Bay union converges on Mountain View

About 75 members of South Bay labor union Unite Here! Local 19 marched through downtown Mountain View Tuesday night in a...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Not an economist, on Jun 11, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 15 comments | 3378 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fired police officer files suit against city

A former Mountain View policeman last week filed a lawsuit against the city, alleging that his supervisors illegally fired...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Jane, on Jun 11, 2015 at 9:55 am | 17 comments | 5309 Views

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Police confrontation leads to arrest

A Sunnyvale man was arrested last week after he allegedly confronted police and refused to cooperate during an unrelated...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by Scott , on Jun 11, 2015 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 2710 Views

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Creek trail takes a middle school detour

It's going to be a tight fit, but the Mountain View Whisman School District is finishing up designs this month to construct...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Thida, on Jun 10, 2015 at 4:43 pm | 6 comments | 3732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why so few hospital beds for teens?

The absence of adolescent inpatient psychiatric beds in Santa Clara County — described by one Palo Alto child and adolescent...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jay Ess, on Jun 10, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 6649 Views

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New Yorker tapped to lead MV schools

Members of the Mountain View Whisman school board announced Thursday night that they have found a new superintendent in Ayindé...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jun 10, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 27 comments | 6386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Filling bellies during summer break

Thousands of Mountain View kids who rely on free and reduced-price meals during the school year may have a little more to...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by I hear ya, on Jun 10, 2015 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 2745 Views

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No child left offline

Technology is playing a greater role in education, as schools in Mountain View bring more tablets, laptops, computers and...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Hmm, on Jun 9, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 2955 Views

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Caltrain ridership skyrockets

After years of seeking emergency funding to keep from drastically slashing services, Caltrain is on track to balance its...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Improvement, on Jun 9, 2015 at 7:04 am | 42 comments | 12423 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Fixing a critical leak in the STEM pipeline

Silicon Valley tech companies have come under fire in recent months for the dearth of minority employees in their workforce....

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Common sense, on Jun 8, 2015 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1444 Views

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Class of 2015 celebrates graduation

The newly graduated class of 2015 celebrated at graduation ceremonies in Los Altos and Mountain View on Friday. Voice photographers...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Mtn View Mom, on Jun 8, 2015 at 11:24 am | 1 comment | 4476 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New NASA Ames director shoots for the stars

He started as a college intern in 1984 and now Eugene Tu has the top job at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 8, 2015 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 4291 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Success from adversity for Alta Vista grads

Graduation day for Alta Vista High School feels like any other, with the black caps, the gowns, the tassels and the teary-eyed...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 6, 2015 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 4805 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Letters - Boost in Local Air Traffic (eKTf3Page 19 June 5/2015)

Many thanks to Michael Hulfactor for his letter explaining the increase in air traffic over Mountain View and neighboring...

Original post made by L. Brown on Jun. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 570 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights group claims racial bias in MV high schools

A Bay Area civil rights advocacy group released a report late last month claiming the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2585 Views

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Google unveils plans for new 'dome-ain'

Google's vision for a futuristic campus of bubble buildings hasn't popped. The search-engine company last week unveiled plans...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Jun 5, 2015 at 7:11 pm | 5 comments | 7221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights group claims racial bias in MV high schools

A Bay Area civil rights advocacy group released a report late last month claiming the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Techie_Lawyer, on Jun 5, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 4060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Creek trail takes a middle school detour

It's going to be a tight fit, but the Mountain View Whisman School District is finishing up designs this month to construct...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Jun 5, 2015 at 12:52 pm | 4 comments | 1510 Views
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