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Foothill-De Anza board faces contested race

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District's board of trustees often sits out during the November general election,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2016
Last comment by Paula Noonan, on Aug 18, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 3448 Views


Measure A backers hope to put dent in affordable-housing crisis

What some officials say is the most significant measure in Santa Clara County history to help low- and moderate-income residents...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2016
Last comment by Martin Omander, on Oct 19, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 3 comments | 957 Views


Child care center squeezes through

Further cementing the future of the long-debated child care center proposed for Rengstorff Park, the City Council approved...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2007
Last comment by Gene Cavanaugh, on Jun 15, 2007 at 9:55 pm | 2 comments | 5221 Views


Do you remember any pranks from your high school days?

We got some great responses for this week's Voices Around Town (see below). Please share with us your own memories of senior...

Original post made by Don Frances on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by slr, on Jun 29, 2007 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 5455 Views


It's back-to-school time

The first day of school came earlier this year, with high schoolers starting Monday and younger students beginning class...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2007
Last comment by Susan Hong, on Sep 4, 2007 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 5268 Views


Trustees put foreign language on table

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided last week to formalize its interest in exploring foreign language instruction...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by Palo Alto Resident, on Oct 15, 2007 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 5378 Views


A vote for plutocracy

On Nov. 26, the Santa Clara County Board of Education allowed the Bullis Charter School to amend its enrollment procedure...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by LASD Parent, on Dec 21, 2007 at 3:07 am | 2 comments | 10313 Views


Google manager joins school board

With the local elementary school district facing steep budget cuts, last week its board of trustees appointed a local parent...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 23, 2008 at 6:03 pm | 2 comments | 2918 Views


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 | 4391 Views


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 | 4008 Views


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 | 3873 Views


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 | 4113 Views


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 | 4744 Views


Teen rockers on a roll

For a band called "Jaded," these boys seem to have a bright future. Read the full story here

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by Mommy Bush, on Oct 6, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 4022 Views


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 | 3572 Views


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 | 3347 Views


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 | 3415 Views


'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 | 3107 Views


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 | 3018 Views


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 | 2792 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 4,841 views

Response to Arguments Against Measure B
By Steve Levy | 12 comments | 844 views

Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 694 views