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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement gap widens in high schools

When the results of the state's new standardized tests rolled out last month, the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Oct 22, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 909 Views

ELECTIONS

Controversial board member won't seek re-election

Steve Nelson, a controversial member of the Mountain View Whisman School District board, told the Voice in an email Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by Seconding Smoking, 16 hours ago | 13 comments | 1798 Views

AROUND TOWN

NASA Ames ready for liftoff

A NASA Ames official came to City Hall last week to elaborate on the agency's plans for a huge research park at Moffett Field...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by Rich, on May 19, 2008 at 7:05 pm | 10 comments | 4940 Views

ELECTIONS

VOICE endorsement: Edge goes to Caserta in Assembly race

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=635 posted Thursday, May 29, 2008, 3:43 PM...

Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by Lynn Huidekoper, RN, on Aug 8, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 11 comments | 4289 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Possible housing deal for cops and firefighters

In order to better respond to emergencies and deepen connections with the community, the city may soon be using a homebuyer...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2008
Last comment by workingman, on Nov 5, 2008 at 8:23 am | 6 comments | 3070 Views

BOOKS

Alta Vista student causes lockdown

A potentially dangerous situation was averted Monday when an enraged high school student shoved his mother, struck a police...

Original post made on May. 16, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on May 17, 2009 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 4224 Views

AROUND TOWN

City's hidden tribute to fall of Communism

This week, Mountain View residents join others around the world in marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Christopher Parkinson, on Oct 17, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 16 comments | 6133 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Hunger crisis hits local counties, survey shows

One in four people are at risk for hunger in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, according to a report to be released by...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Jesse, on Feb 9, 2010 at 9:08 am | 4 comments | 1614 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man killed at Caltrain station in Mountain View

An unidentified "adult male" apparently stepped off the San Antonio Station passenger platform into the path of a speeding...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by RK, on May 4, 2010 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 1623 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City puts broader phone tax on ballot

The City Council voted Tuesday to have voters decide whether the city should extend its phone tax to internet phone services...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Political Insider, on Aug 2, 2010 at 12:09 am | 6 comments | 1603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bandit gets little in liquor store robbery

A man wearing a mask and wielding a handgun attempted to steal cash from a Mountain View liquor store Friday, but settled...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Concerned 4 safety, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:56 am | 18 comments | 2522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lancers games go live on Web

St. Francis High School and BitGravity are teaming up to broadcast sporting events live in full HD online. Roughly 500 viewers...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2011
Last comment by Katrina Kaiser, on Jan 9, 2011 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 2278 Views

AROUND TOWN

High school's great leap falls short

Mountain View High School's senior class may not have leap-frogged into the record books, but they had a lot of fun trying....

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by leaper, on Apr 14, 2011 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 2060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bleeding man kicks, spits at officers

A San Jose man was arrested in Mountain View early Sunday morning with more than 10 grams of cocaine in his pocket, police...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 28, 2011 at 11:01 pm | 7 comments | 1720 Views

AROUND TOWN

PA school board enthusiastic about property deal

Palo Alto Board of Education members Tuesday night expressed enthusiasm for a tentative $8.5 million deal to purchase 2.6...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Sep 28, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 1714 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Agency could end hospital's tax power

The county's Local Agency Formation Commission might be an obscure agency, but a new state law has empowered it to bypass...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Amando, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:06 am | 4 comments | 2124 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pedestrian killed on Shoreline Boulevard

Police say the man who was killed when he was hit by a truck while walking in Mountain View Monday night is 26-year-old Erik...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Dawn, on Apr 13, 2012 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 6429 Views

ELECTIONS

Council to vote on 193 apartments

A 193-unit apartment building could soon spring up on El Camino Real just west of San Antonio Road if the City Council approves...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Kman, on Jun 29, 2012 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 2198 Views

ELECTIONS

Old Mountain View questions the council candidates

If you attended the Old Mountain View Neighborhood Association City Council candidate forum on Monday night, chances are...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 8, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 18 comments | 3331 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Think globally, run locally

The Run for Zimbabwe is part African festival, part fun run. Now in its 14th year, the race and fair is set for Sunday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Old Ben, on Mar 21, 2013 at 10:23 am | 7 comments | 2280 Views
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