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SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Kids and homework

Do you think kids are getting the right amount of homework? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=4578...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Teacher Mom, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 4 comments | 1382 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two dozen trees saved on El Camino

Late last year the city marked for removal 28 red oak trees planted in the 1970s on El Camino Real. The oaks were lifting...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Aug 10, 2011 at 3:03 pm | 4 comments | 1342 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Recology gets dibs on garbage contract

Against the advice of city staff, the City Council has decided to try to extend its contract with the city's longtime garbage...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Less Waste, on Aug 10, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 1465 Views

OTHER ISSUES

MV tops in anti-tobacco efforts

For the second year in a row, a local coalition has awarded Mountain View its highest marks in tobacco-control efforts among...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Sana Pulmon, on Aug 10, 2011 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 1400 Views

AROUND TOWN

$2 million 'ransom' for city to keep downtown tax district

When City Council members return from summer break in September they will have to decide whether to pay $2 million a year...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Linda Jahnke, on Aug 10, 2011 at 9:05 am | 10 comments | 1865 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local tech company helps cops fight gun violence

A local crime-prevention-technology company is working to change the way police departments across the country fight gun...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by NW Resident, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 1724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google's self-driving car in five-car crash

Google's self-driving cars have traveled 160,000 miles without incident, but that changed last week when one was behind a...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Paradize650, on Aug 9, 2011 at 9:37 am | 21 comments | 1668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council compromises in vote on San Antonio center project

San Antonio shopping center is set for a major facelift after a suspenseful council meeting Tuesday in which the project...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jonathan, on Aug 8, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 15 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

$2 million "ransom" for city to keep downtown tax district

When City Council members return from summer break in September they will have to decide whether to pay $2 million a year...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 7, 2011 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 1258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVLA district seeks fairer grades

Not all A's are created equal. The differences in how teachers grade their students are being scrutinized by a commission...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Aug 7, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 9 comments | 1433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Habitat for Humanity wants to build 8 homes on Chiquita Ave.

Received in the mail: PUBLIC NOTICE NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING REGARDING A PROPOSAL TO DEVELOP AFFORDABLE OWNERSHIP HOUSING...

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 7, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1386 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Duo arrested in skimming scam

A pair of high-tech bandits were able to steal more than 3,600 credit card numbers with six electronic devices -- known as...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by RandyBQuaid, on Aug 6, 2011 at 5:32 pm | 25 comments | 4958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home invasion robbery thwarted by 'brave' teen

A man was ambushed by three men as he opened the door to his apartment on Aug. 2, at around 10:45 p.m., according to police...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by jesus, on Aug 6, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 4 comments | 1260 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Smaller flood basin for Cuesta Annex?

A close look at the way water drains off the hills into Permanente Creek has revealed 300 acres that do not drain into the...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Aug 5, 2011 at 7:21 pm | 11 comments | 1770 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man beaten, robbed outside Monte Carlo club

A group of men beat and robbed a Sunnyvale man as he left the Monte Carlo Night Club with his girlfriend at about 2 a.m....

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Thom, on Aug 5, 2011 at 4:45 pm | 10 comments | 1320 Views

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Weekend, Aug. 6 & 7

[http://music.stanford.edu/Events/calendar.html ==B Music== Stanford Summer Chorus] The Stanford Summer Chorus will be presenting...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by mike, on Aug 5, 2011 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 1119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching a new way to teach

In an effort to improve math and science scores, the Mountain View Whisman School District has begun contracting with an...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 5, 2011 at 8:36 am | 7 comments | 1403 Views

AROUND TOWN

HSR data flawed, panel finds

The California agency charged with building America's first high-speed-rail system has been using a flawed forecasting model...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Aug 4, 2011 at 4:31 pm | 2 comments | 1215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council finally tackles technology goals

The city is finally moving forward with a City Council goal from last year to better use technology and the Internet to serve...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Tony, on Aug 4, 2011 at 11:36 am | 4 comments | 1355 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Valley entrepreneurs share job-creation ideas

To create jobs America must welcome entrepreneurial immigrants, transform education and get more students to choose engineering,...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Aug 4, 2011 at 6:00 am | 8 comments | 1706 Views
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