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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts and more cuts threaten school budgets

The governor's recently published budget proposal is further complicating the already difficult task of planning for next...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Jan 19, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 10 comments | 2419 Views

ELECTIONS

Voices Around Town

What's your opinion of the proposed Google-Verizon deal? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6283...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Packard Foundation opens new, eco-friendly headquarters

New, eco-friendly headquarters for the David and Lucile Packard Foundation reflect environmental values of the Packard family...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Jul 3, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 3 comments | 2385 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain adds trains to keep up with demand

In response to two years of growing ridership, Caltrain on Monday added six trains to its regular weekday schedule between...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Planes trains and bikes, on Oct 3, 2012 at 10:27 am | 4 comments | 1775 Views

AROUND TOWN

Charter school battles, building plans

It's been a big year in local education. While a years-long battle between Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1892 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves raise for superintendent

Superintendent Craig Goldman is getting a raise. Trustees with the Mountain View Whisman School District approved a new three-year...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by FrankSki, on Apr 23, 2014 at 4:55 pm | 24 comments | 5090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council hesitant to boost library funding

In city budget discussions on Tuesday, the City Council supported adding $50,000 to next year's library budget for new books,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jun 17, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 16 comments | 12342 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Is anyone worried about development impact?

One can't help but notice the recurring theme in letters over recent weeks and months pertaining to the trade-off between...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2013
Last comment by MVResident67, on Oct 11, 2013 at 7:51 pm | 208 comments | 17582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prometheus gets OK for apartments

The City Council on Tuesday approved a 184-unit luxury apartment project for one of the city's busiest intersections, despite...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Jan 22, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 56 comments | 15538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open space district purchases secluded INE Ranch

For decades, coyotes, hawks and dusky-footed woodrats have roamed the secluded INE Ranch in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Few...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Already Back, on Mar 25, 2014 at 6:16 am | 11 comments | 27510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council places pay raise on November ballot

After debating the issue in April, City Council members voted Tuesday to put a pay raise for themselves on the November ballot...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by Pedestrian, on Jun 18, 2014 at 11:57 pm | 1 comment | 747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford professor wins 'genius grant'

A Stanford professor who conducts research on race and inequality is among the 21 winners of the 2014 MacArthur Foundation's...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cordelia, on Sep 17, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 2062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman taps former PAUSD head as interim superintendent

The Mountain View Whisman school board is tapping Kevin Skelly as the district's interim superintendent. Skelly, the former...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Saratoga Parent, on Jul 2, 2015 at 1:09 pm | 14 comments | 4826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Punch-out at Rengstorff Park

Police arrested a Mountain View man late Sunday afternoon after he allegedly started punching two people sitting on a bench...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by @Sparty, on Apr 21, 2015 at 10:34 am | 10 comments | 4650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crime brief: Indecent exposure at Fresh & Easy

Read the full story here http://mv-voice.com/news/2015/10/28/crime-brief-indecent-exposure-at-fresh--easy posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Revolving Door, on Oct 28, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 2263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital salaries match those of similar jobs

At our October meeting, the El Camino Hospital board of directors approved salary increases for the executive team. Before...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2007
Last comment by Annoyed, on Nov 17, 2007 at 9:00 pm | 3 comments | 4276 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure C passes by a landslide

As early election results went online, supporters of the Mountain View parcel tax hugged and clinked beer glasses, correctly...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 6, 2008 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 3419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LEFT BEHIND: Schools caught in testing bind

<I>Editor's Note: Six years ago Congress enacted No Child Left Behind, which sets ever-increasing standards for public school...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by Happy parent of former public school students, on Nov 17, 2008 at 9:55 am | 13 comments | 3248 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's youth are his beat

As local community leaders honored Marco Garcia for his work with Mountain View youth, he thanked many of them for never...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Dec 31, 2011 at 1:12 am | 4 comments | 3501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School year begins for MV Whisman kids

Elementary and middle school students in the Mountain View Whisman School District bid farewell to summer on Tuesday as they...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Sep 9, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 10 comments | 2930 Views
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