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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores rise, but schools stuck in 'program improvement'

The Mountain View Whisman School District is entering its second year of what is known as "program improvement," even though...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 24, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 2542 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google's 'Hiveplex' is the place to bee

Excitement was apparent on Sept. 16, as Googlers watched and helped Bill Tomaszewski of the Marin Bee Company harvest honey...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by giveMeABreak, on Sep 25, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 3154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Police Activities League raises money at Shoreline

Guests at this year's [http://www.mvpal.org/ Mountain View Police Activities League] banquet were wined, dined and if they...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Sep 27, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 2196 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police close downtown street to search for alleged gunman

A portion of Villa Street running through downtown was shut down Monday, Sept. 27, after a man called police saying he had...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by BD, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1766 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores rise, but schools stuck in 'program improvement'

The Mountain View Whisman School District is entering its second year of what is known as "program improvement," even though...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by James, on Sep 28, 2010 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 2296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Checkbooks, cameras stolen from home

Police have strong leads in burglary of a home in the 800 block of Sevely Drive on Sept. 21. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3385...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Oct 1, 2010 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 1828 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police use Taser on transient at Castro Starbucks

A police officer used a Taser on a homeless man who allegedly threw a cup of coffee on another Mountain View policeman early...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2187 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Sunday Arts' kicks off with dance, films

"Sunday Arts Live" will be held in the Center for Performing Arts at 500 Castro St. and begins at 1:30 p.m. It will feature...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 2, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 1753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strings on the upswing

It takes all kinds for a ukulele jam. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6369 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Joanna Snyder, on Oct 2, 2010 at 9:33 pm | 1 comment | 2190 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino takes part in major Parkinson's study

A clinical trial, set to begin this fall at El Camino Hospital aims to figure out a way to objectively determine if someone...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 6, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Centennial Celebration

Joseph Mijares, a long time Mountain View resident, recently reached a real milestone. He recently turned 100 years old. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Mr B, on Oct 12, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1934 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Signs of a Deep Recession

I live in the Cuesta Park area. Since the great recession I have noticed several instances of well dressed people, early...

Original post made by Mr. T on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by McGruff, on Oct 14, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1943 Views

SPORTS

Enrollment jumps at MV Whisman

Enrollment is up substantially this fall at local elementary and middle schools. Officials speculate that the marked —...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Marketing Spin, on Oct 14, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 3095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Event at CSMA on Tues, Oct 19

Join Shubha Mudgal (Vocalist, Hindustani Classical Music) for an evening of musical excerpts and conversation in this Stanford...

Original post made by csma on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by csma, on Oct 15, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 1736 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parcel tax to aid community college district

Officials of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District say Measure E, a parcel tax on the November ballot, will provide...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by KD, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 2003 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Nowhere Boy'

'Tis the job of the biopic to psychoanalyze its famous subject and sketch connective lines between the past and the future,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Oct 18, 2010 at 10:39 am | 1 comment | 4663 Views

OTHER ISSUES

County prosecutors listed in 'misconduct' report

Lane Liroff, a Santa Clara County deputy district attorney from Palo Alto, is among six county prosecutors whom judges found...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Old Ben, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2157 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Business asks city to relax massage rules

David Bertelsen and said it took only a phone call to police to get the OK for his foot spa in Palo Alto, and a little more...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by kathy, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Chez TJ chef earns three Michelin stars

Christopher Kostow, the chef who won two stars in the prestigious Michelin restaurant guide while at Mountain View's Chez...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jes' Sayin', on Oct 27, 2010 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1959 Views

ELECTIONS

Why you should vote yes on E

It's no secret that succeeding in the Silicon Valley economy requires a top-notch education. The best and the brightest from...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Oct 27, 2010 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 2711 Views
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