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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast-track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Patty Jane, on Jan 1, 2014 at 9:43 am | 2 comments | 4543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime brief: Man with handgun reported at Cuesta Park

A concerned citizen called the police on Dec. 26 at about 6:15 reporting that he had just seen a man with a silver or chrome...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Happiness is a Warm Sweatshirt, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 3227 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Year in review: Housing crunch, toxic sewer lines among top stories

Perhaps the most significant change in Mountain View over the past 12 months in terms of its impact on the city's social...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by jeeveevo, on Dec 31, 2013 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 3621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers concerned over pushing kids onto math fast track

Math teachers at Crittenden and Graham middle schools are worried that students may be pushed into taking on too much, too...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2013
Last comment by Educator, on Dec 31, 2013 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 863 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Year in review: Cold cases, gang crime top news

Mountain View residents gained some closure this year after two cold cases were resolved, the driver who hit and killed a...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Steven A., on Dec 30, 2013 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 4335 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Spare the Air' on New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve will be another Winter Spare the Air day, so those planning to pop open a bottle of Champagne next to a roaring...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by no rain no fire, on Dec 30, 2013 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 1905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Room to grow

When the Mountain View-based Community Health Awareness Council celebrated the grand opening of its new headquarters this...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

String of 'Spare the Air' alerts continues

For the seventh time this week and the 22nd time this winter, Bay Area residents will be banned from burning wood on Sunday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2013
Last comment by Logic, on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:26 am | 3 comments | 4185 Views

SPORTS

Player, coach in bullying spat

The parents of a Mountain View High School varsity basketball player are putting a full-court press on their daughter's coach,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by reynoir, on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:15 am | 91 comments | 6635 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Inspector General: Google execs saved millions on jet fuel at Moffett

Google's founders have been getting an improper bargain on jet fuel at Moffett Field, according to a report released Wednesday...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by David, on Dec 28, 2013 at 12:20 am | 7 comments | 8158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens to help with mosaic on new teen center

The City Council voted Tuesday night to have artist Leslie Scott create one of her signature mosaic murals made of broken...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Lorraine Chandler, on Dec 27, 2013 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 3248 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

"The Wolf of Wall Street" charges out of the gate with immediate evidence of Martin Scorsese's skill, abetted by Terence...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 27, 2013 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 12444 Views

AROUND TOWN

TV taken in Christmas burglary

A real-life Grinch stole a television from an apartment on the 300 block of Escuela Avenue on Christmas morning. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by negative nancy, on Dec 27, 2013 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 1490 Views

OTHER ISSUES

DUI crackdown continues through New Year's Day

The Mountain View Police Department continues to crack down on drunken drivers. The department's annual "Avoid the 13" program...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Dec 26, 2013 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 1835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime brief: Liquor stolen on Christmas Eve

Two men stole a few bottles of booze from a local liquor store on Christmas Eve. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2013/12/26/crime-brief-liquor-stolen-on-chr...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Scuzzy, on Dec 26, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 3417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert today

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2013/12/26/spare-the-air-alert-today posted Thursday, December 26,...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2013
Last comment by Liz, on Dec 26, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 1982 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Free breakfast program needs a boost

The poor and homeless are often invisible in the middle of one of Silicon Valley's most booming cities, but the need for...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Mtn View resident, on Dec 26, 2013 at 9:49 am | 6 comments | 4920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wood burning banned on Christmas Day

It's official: Bay Area residents will not be allowed to light fires in their fireplaces on Christmas Day. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Dox, on Dec 24, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 2012 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire controlled at Sims metal recycling

A two-alarm fire at a metal recycling plant in Redwood City this morning is under control, although the smell of smoke and...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by John Ginez, on Dec 24, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 7 comments | 4318 Views

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Resident of burned-down mobile home committed suicide

The county coroner's office has ruled that the man found dead inside his burned-down unit in a Mountain View mobile home...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Dec 24, 2013 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 3166 Views
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