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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework: quality, not quantity

The head of the local elementary and middle school district said that there will not be a major overhaul of the homework...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by James, on Aug 16, 2011 at 5:44 am | 1 comment | 2139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public can review compensation info on controller's website

On Aug. 2, state controller John Chiang, along with the chancellor of California's community colleges, Jack Scott, sent a...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Dave, on Aug 18, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1413 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voices Around Town

Asked in Downtown Mountain View. Pictures and interviews by Hannah Kim Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7125...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Andy C, on Aug 22, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 1379 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Power line damaged by falling branch

Contrary to prior reports from a Mountain View Fire Department official, PG&E says that the loud "boom" heard by residents...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Maggie, on Aug 25, 2011 at 5:44 pm | 1 comment | 1547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local schools top last year's test scores

Mountain View schools scored better than the rest of the state on the California Standards Test, officials from both local...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Aug 26, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 1633 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Affordable Housing

Do you think Mountain View needs more affordable housing? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=4653...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Aug 26, 2011 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 1334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voices Around Town

Do you think Mountain View needs more affordable housing? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=7136...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Don Bahl, on Aug 29, 2011 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1394 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Planning a 9/11 remembrance?

Is your church or organization planning a special remembrance on the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001? Do you wish to share...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Sep 2, 2011 at 3:20 am | 1 comment | 1479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrest in fire at U-Haul lot

Police have arrested a Palo Alto man they believe is responsible for setting fire to a number of rental trucks in a local...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Sep 3, 2011 at 5:18 am | 1 comment | 1450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New CBO for MV Whisman

Terese McNamee is set to start this week as Mountain View Whisman School District's new chief business officer. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by John the Man, on Sep 3, 2011 at 5:21 am | 1 comment | 1845 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain shifts to new rail operator

Over the next five months, Caltrain operations will transition from Amtrak to TransitAmerica Services Inc., following the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by Geoff Wilkie, on Sep 3, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Debt'

The common moviegoing assumption that "art films" are medicinal and mainstream genre films are candy doesn't always hold...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Curious Observer, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 2548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Bowl: Heart-to-Heart, Person-to-Person Conversation With PA Mayor Espinoza September 9th...

Do you love the Palo Alto Bowl? Are you free at 2 pm on Friday, September 9th? Wherever you are, we want "you" at Palo...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 1211 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The Demolition of Palo Alto Bowl: a Violation of the ADA Code and United States Code

If you don't join us around 2:15 or so at Palo Alto City Hall, then please call and/or e-mail the city councill!! _____________________________________________________________ Asi...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Sep 9, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Advocate for senior citizens dies at 108

Louise Miner, an 80-year Mountain View resident who helped launch many of the city's senior programs, died Aug. 30, one month...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by gcoladon, on Sep 8, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Whisman area footbridge to be closed for repairs

To finish the second half of a re-decking project, the footbridge from the Stevens Creek Trail to Whisman Park and the Hetch-Hetchy...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Dee, on Sep 9, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1390 Views

ELECTIONS

New Mayor's Award may be here to stay

After two years of not having a mayor's award, Mayor Jac Siegel has resurrected it and is seeking nominations for outstanding...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by gcoladon, on Sep 12, 2011 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quiet renaissance in OMV

Old Mountain View has been undergoing a quiet, subtle evolution since many of the homes were built in the late 1940s. Slowly...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by reader, on Sep 14, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1293 Views

AROUND TOWN

A glitch in Hangar One history project

Criticism from a local Hangar One preservationist has the United States Navy rethinking a new approach to historic documentation. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Flash is not obsolete, on Sep 15, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1192 Views

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Foothill Expressway crash victim identified

A Mountain View woman who died Wednesday when her car crashed into a tree has been identified as Claire Silberman, the Santa...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by LawAbidingCitizen, on Sep 16, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 1224 Views
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