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ELECTIONS

Assembly candidates are as diverse as the cities in District 24

The eight candidates vying to replace Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento all believe they have the solutions to the problems...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 17, 2016 at 9:12 am | 3 comments | 2488 Views

ELECTIONS

City Council hits impasse in rental resolution

The Mountain View City Council's preferred plan to ameliorate the city's rental crisis was delivered a setback after failing...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Free Markets, on Apr 15, 2016 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 900 Views

ELECTIONS

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 | 4646 Views

ELECTIONS

LASD parcel tax campaign raises $100K

Proponents of the Los Altos School District's Measure GG parcel tax have brought in over $100,000 in campaign funds, according...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2016
Last comment by David S Pumpkins, on Nov 1, 2016 at 3:56 pm | 3 comments | 1508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5400 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5630 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 10539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 2994 Views

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 | 4684 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 | 4242 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 | 4044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 5023 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 4230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 3841 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 | 3605 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 | 3691 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'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 | 3322 Views
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