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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Police see dip in gang crime

Despite two murders in February involving gang members, police say gang-related crime in Mountain View has actually been...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by KO S., on Apr 11, 2008 at 5:13 pm | 2 comments | 4274 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New hurdle for disabled students

Local educators are disappointed in new state regulations which bar students with learning disabilities from receiving high...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by A. Wayne Mcfarlane, on Apr 10, 2008 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 3897 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tackling the achievement gap

As the proportion of Hispanic students in Mountain View approaches 50 percent, local school officials are struggling mightily...

Original post made on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by DG, on May 14, 2008 at 8:33 pm | 2 comments | 3803 Views

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Council puts focus on youth and gangs

After naming gang violence as a top concern, the City Council put its money where its mouth is Tuesday by voting to permanently...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by DG, on Jun 2, 2008 at 7:15 am | 2 comments | 3978 Views

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Autism 101

As the Covington students looked on, three puppets named Freddie, Crystal and Angela learned to become friends despite Freddie's...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by GSB, on Jun 8, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 4580 Views

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Teen rockers on a roll

For a band called "Jaded," these boys seem to have a bright future. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=2883...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by Mommy Bush, on Oct 6, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 3917 Views

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PAL gets in the ring

Every day after the final school bell rings, 18 middle and high school students line up in the gym at Crittenden Middle School,...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2008
Last comment by Not good, on Dec 24, 2008 at 11:15 pm | 2 comments | 3458 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Districts oppose Palo Alto transfer

Residents of a Palo Alto townhouse complex who hoped to transfer to the Palo Alto Unified School District got the cold shoulder...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2008
Last comment by eric, on Oct 25, 2008 at 8:04 pm | 2 comments | 3219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The future of NCLB

Despite a six-year effort to overhaul education at the state and federal levels, the country is still "in trouble" educationally,...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2008
Last comment by Larry, on Jan 1, 2009 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 3268 Views

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'I have put my heart and soul into it'

Ten years ago, former Mountain View educator Gay Krause started her second career, taking over an abandoned building on the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 4, 2009 at 6:52 am | 2 comments | 2997 Views

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Monta Loma seeks unity with CEL

Looking for a way to get more parents involved and increase test scores, Monta Loma Elementary School has found for its role...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by DJ in Cuesta, on Mar 6, 2009 at 10:56 pm | 2 comments | 2914 Views

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TONIGHT: School board to discuss enrollment

With enrollment numbers increasing faster than expected, the elementary school board is scheduled to hear a demographic analysis...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Mar 20, 2009 at 9:14 am | 2 comments | 2684 Views

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Officials: 25 pinched in Rengstorff Park cleanup

Police arrested 25 people in Rengstorff Park for gambling and drinking last year, city officials say, in efforts to rid the...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by that one guy, on Mar 26, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments | 2690 Views

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TONIGHT: Huge Whisman project before council

In a development that is slated to be larger than Mayfield -- but probably without as much controversy -- 38 acres of industrial...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Rez, on Mar 27, 2009 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 2903 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>In defense of Patty Polifrone Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5026 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Apr 10, 2009 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 2811 Views

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MVHS robotics team wins championship

The Mountain View High School robotics team can call itself one of the best in the world after winning a prestigious competition...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Alex Matulich, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 3072 Views

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School renovations could cost a bundle

It could cost the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District $191.7 million over the next 10 years to renovate its...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by William Joseph, on May 1, 2009 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 2479 Views

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Earth Baby, baby

Tired of sending diaper after plastic diaper to the landfills, a group of Mountain View parents-turned-entrepreneurs is hoping...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Johnny Robots, on May 7, 2009 at 6:46 pm | 2 comments | 2693 Views

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Memorial service Saturday for 2nd train victim

A "Celebration of Life" memorial service has been set for 10 a.m. Saturday at Spangler Mortuaries in downtown Mountain View...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by GSB, on May 7, 2009 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 2851 Views

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1,800 kids in her family

After her siblings started using drugs as teenagers, Katherine Comesana said it was police and firefighters who helped her...

Original post made on May. 14, 2009
Last comment by vfree, on May 14, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 3145 Views
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