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Teachers get raises, with no raised voices

Last year's bitter standoff between administrators and the teachers union over salaries didn't materialize during negotiations...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by Last Word, on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:59 am | 11 comments | 3180 Views

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County sets bait to stop fruit flies

State workers will begin laying bait today in Santa Clara County to stop the spread of oriental fruit flies, county officials...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by NeHi, on Jul 10, 2015 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 2129 Views

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City approves plan to close down RV park

Twenty-one households will be displaced from a North Whisman RV park to make way for a new row-house development approved...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Jul 10, 2015 at 12:54 pm | 3 comments | 1141 Views

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Sixty fruitful years at Satake

For six decades, the Satake family churned out high-quality annuals from its nursery at the end of Marilyn Drive. But last...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Rosemary diaz, on Jul 9, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments | 810 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Concerns raised over superintendent severance

The Mountain View Whisman school board is facing scrutiny over the resignation agreement with former superintendent Craig...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Haz Mat, on Jul 9, 2015 at 10:49 am | 24 comments | 8087 Views

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Thor leaves lasting legacy at Foothill

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District has been the center of attention lately, from launching its new baccalaureate...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Jan, on Jul 9, 2015 at 9:59 am | 2 comments | 3015 Views

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The robo-car revolution hits Mountain View streets

A question kept ringing through my mind as I took my first ride Monday in one of Google's prototype self-driving cars --...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Not Quite yet, on Jul 9, 2015 at 8:23 am | 27 comments | 13010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Step right up folks, the school board is meeting

Members of the school community might be wondering if it's circus season in Mountain View, even though there's no sign of...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Jul 9, 2015 at 4:49 am | 17 comments | 2079 Views

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City eyes Superfund water for irrigation

Brown lawns and dried-out river beds are ubiquitous in California's severe drought, but one place in Mountain View where...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Jul 8, 2015 at 11:49 am | 13 comments | 6319 Views

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Car crash leads to drunken driving arrest

Mountain View police arrested a San Jose man after he allegedly tried to evade a police officer attempting to pull him over...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2673 Views

ELECTIONS

Caltrain loses bid for exemption from state environmental law on electrification project

Caltrain must comply with the state's environmental quality act in electrifying its rail system between San Francisco and...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by Rodger, on Jul 6, 2015 at 6:56 pm | 7 comments | 2886 Views

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Animal hospital's kittens need new families

Wanted: caring, loving homes for playful, affectionate kittens. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2015/07/05/animal-hospitals-kittens-need-new-families...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 6, 2015 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 3060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor signs bill eliminating 'personal belief' exemption for vaccinations

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Jul 6, 2015 at 3:02 pm | 11 comments | 2069 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who wants to be a school board member?

The Mountain View Whisman School District has been a hotbed of internal strife that led former board president Chris Chiang...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 5, 2015 at 8:23 pm | 12 comments | 4699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers get raises, with no raised voices

Last year's bitter standoff between administrators and the teachers union over salaries didn't materialize during negotiations...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by interested Observer , on Jul 4, 2015 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 1242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cash from rent hike earmarked for Whisman school

The Mountain View Whisman school board took its first concrete step toward opening a new school in the Whisman and Slater...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Interested Observer , on Jul 3, 2015 at 4:37 pm | 4 comments | 2806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pricey Castro School project gets $10M in cuts

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided on June 24 to move forward with a $42 million construction project at Castro...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2015
Last comment by just saying, on Jul 3, 2015 at 3:39 pm | 2 comments | 1763 Views

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Council OKs 164 apartments for Rose Market site

A real estate developer was praised by a wide swath of the community at the City Council meeting on Tuesday evening for going...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Kathy M., on Jul 2, 2015 at 6:58 pm | 36 comments | 7651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman ratchets up spending

Residents who demanded that the Mountain View Whisman School District spend down its $20 million reserves may have gotten...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by crossney, on Jul 2, 2015 at 4:35 pm | 12 comments | 3141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stevenson PACT principal resigns

In a decision that appears to have caught some by surprise, Stevenson PACT's principal, Tyler Graff, announced last week...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by More Than Enough, on Jul 2, 2015 at 4:31 pm | 56 comments | 6612 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
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Anger and Conflict
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