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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tech upgrades in store for high school students

It would be hard to spot the difference as students head back to school this week, but Google's ubiquitous presence in Mountain...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 20, 2015 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 2930 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents worry about tough new standards for English learners

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided last week to hold off on rigorous new standards that would make it harder...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Parent , on Dec 1, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 9 comments | 2872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View woman killed in freeway incident Tuesday

A Mountain View woman whose vehicle was struck by debris from a jackknifed big-rig Tuesday afternoon on U.S. 101 in Redwood...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2007
Last comment by Nick simpson, on Jun 2, 2007 at 1:38 am | 1 comment | 5348 Views

OTHER ISSUES

School districts see budget storm coming

Local school officials say they are hoping for the best and planning for the worst as they assess what could happen if the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 5, 2008 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 3767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Will high-intensity math pay off?

Mountain View Whisman's four-week math intervention program, held at Foothill College throughout July, is showing encouraging...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Aug 20, 2008 at 1:31 pm | 15 comments | 3648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Painted lady butterfly migration hits region

Thousands of painted lady butterflies have been passing over the Peninsula this month as they migrate north from desert areas...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Laurel, on Mar 31, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 2375 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain hits car in Sunnyvale, halting service

A Caltrain struck a Volkswagen Jetta in Sunnyvale this morning as the driver tried to push the disabled car across the train...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 18, 2009 at 11:10 pm | 2 comments | 2132 Views

BOOKS

College textbooks go online

At a time when going to college is more costly than ever, there is one bright spot for students: Due to the use of online...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Amit Sehgal, on Oct 5, 2009 at 1:32 am | 2 comments | 5834 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Christmas tree conundrum

Though the city reuses its indoor Christmas tree each December, thousands of individual residents go the traditional route,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Reel-Truth, on Dec 21, 2009 at 8:52 pm | 13 comments | 2281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district eyes 'Shoreline Community' funds

For seven years Mountain View has been home to Google, the hottest company in the world. But for all that time its substantial...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Steve Nelson, on Mar 18, 2010 at 9:50 am | 32 comments | 6772 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Grand Jury: City employee pay "unsustainable" countywide

The latest report from the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury concludes that employee costs for the county's 15 cities continue...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by JR, on Aug 14, 2010 at 8:14 am | 28 comments | 2355 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Best of Mountain View 2010

==I Mountain View Voice== readers go wild for these local businesses, and they showed their love by voting in this year's...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by whatever, on Sep 4, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 8 comments | 3007 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Liz Kniss to join Caltrain board of directors

Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss will join the Caltrain board of directors in January, giving Palo Alto and other...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mike Laursen, on Nov 10, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 3 comments | 3878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Last chance to save Hanger One windows

The community may have little more than a week to raise between $575,000 and $1.2 million to save 4,638 unique corrugated...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2011
Last comment by gc, on Feb 13, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 1 comment | 2660 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bleeding man found lying on apartment steps

Police found a man bleeding from a "large laceration" on the back of his head, lying down on the steps of an apartment complex...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by MTV, on May 11, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 16 comments | 2370 Views

SPORTS

New MVHS football coach pushes Spartans to 'next level'

Mountain View High School's new football coach, Toure Carter, is driving students hard on the gridiron, so they might achieve...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 16633 Views

AROUND TOWN

New grocer aims to satisfy downtown

After several failed attempts to bring a new grocery store downtown, city officials and downtown residents may be surprised...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lou, on Nov 9, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 16 comments | 1470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smokers hope to overturn smoking ban for bar patios

Hoping to amend the city's new ban on smoking for on and around outdoor patios, smokers, bar owners and their supporters...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Rob Gilmark, on May 14, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 10 comments | 2151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglary spree at The Americana Apartments complex

Residents of three separate units in a local apartment complex each filed police reports May 8 -- all of them reporting that...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jesse, on May 13, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 7 comments | 2175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Plastic bag ban meeting at City Hall

The city will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. this evening to gather comments on a proposal to ban plastic bags in Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by dc, on Mar 4, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 49 comments | 3860 Views
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