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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former Theuerkauf teacher tapped as new principal

The Mountain View Whisman School District announced last week that Ryan Santiago, a former first-grade teacher at Theuerkauf...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Interested Observer , on May 1, 2015 at 12:48 am | 5 comments | 2377 Views

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Used bookshop scrambles to save business

Hotranatha Ajaya, the owner of the downtown shop Book Buyers, committed what some merchants might consider a blunder -- he...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2015
Last comment by A Book Buyer, on Apr 29, 2015 at 11:54 pm | 31 comments | 9849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public asked to help choose new name for Castro Elementary

The Castro Site Planning Council is asking the public for its input on naming the two new Castro schools, following a decision...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 29, 2015 at 7:08 pm | 12 comments | 2248 Views

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Governor proposes new water-conservation enforcement powers for local agencies

California Gov. Jerry Brown announced legislation Tuesday that would authorize penalties of up to $10,000 a day against those...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Sonya, on Apr 29, 2015 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1564 Views

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Groping suspect surrenders after social-media buzz

The man who police said groped a 12-year-old girl at a Stanford Shopping Center market on Sunday afternoon turned himself...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2596 Views

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Double-digit water rate increases on the way

California's statewide drought is expected to hit the pocketbooks of Mountain View residents in the coming months, in part...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by True, on Apr 29, 2015 at 8:45 am | 16 comments | 5113 Views

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Air district officials tout transit as Spare the Air season starts

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced the official start of this year's Spare the Air summer season Monday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Link, on Apr 28, 2015 at 5:47 pm | 3 comments | 1609 Views

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Stanford Hospital employee arrested for sexual battery

A Stanford Hospital operating room technician was arrested for sexual battery after he allegedly inappropriately touched...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2209 Views

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Special edition: Spring Real Estate

From concerns over unoccupied "ghost homes" to a look at what's new on the market, our Spring Real Estate edition has the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Apr 27, 2015 at 8:46 pm | 4 comments | 2072 Views

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An 1899 Plan to Build A Bike Highway in Los Angeles (And Why It Failed)

A great story about an ambitious turn of the century project ultimately foiled by issues that still remain in place today. http://gizmodo.com/an-1899-plan-to-build-a-bike-highway...

Original post made by True on Apr. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 217 Views

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Spike in thefts hits MV on 'pot' holiday

Drug offenses remain more or less a non-issue for Mountain View on the April 20 unofficial holiday celebrating marijuana,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by MV resident, on Apr 27, 2015 at 10:13 am | 4 comments | 2019 Views

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Pedestrian in fatal bike crash in Palo Alto identified

A woman who was struck and killed by a bicyclist on Page Mill Road on Monday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Huh?, on Apr 26, 2015 at 10:24 pm | 2 comments | 2929 Views

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Mountain View man found dead in house fire

A Mountain View man was found dead inside his Lola Lane home early Thursday morning after a fire severely damaged and burned...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by vkmo, on Apr 26, 2015 at 3:53 pm | 6 comments | 3560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Healdsburg superintendent tapped to lead MVLA

After four months of searching, board members at the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District announced Tuesday they...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Stephanie Mae, on Apr 26, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 5 comments | 2716 Views

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Homeless woes in affluent Mountain View

Early Monday morning, Tom staked out a spot behind a 7-Eleven in Mountain View, keeping a close eye on three bags stuffed...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by BitterAngry Resident , on Apr 25, 2015 at 12:32 am | 20 comments | 4177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Briefs

<B>Public can help choose new name for Castro Elementary Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2015/04/24/community-briefs...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Apr 24, 2015 at 7:41 pm | 1 comment | 747 Views

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Mountain View man gets year in jail for beating ex-girlfriend

A Stanford University doctoral student was sentenced to a year in jail Tuesday for beating an ex-girlfriend so severely she...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Jailbird, on Apr 24, 2015 at 11:12 am | 8 comments | 2083 Views

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Going beyond the 'hour' of code

Teaching computer science and coding to young kids is a fresh and relatively unexplored frontier in public education that's...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 24, 2015 at 2:22 am | 4 comments | 3886 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District to spend millions on achievement gap

Board members for the Mountain View Whisman School District vowed to get serious about addressing the achievement gap last...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by Genes matter, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:40 pm | 28 comments | 3040 Views

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MV council to take new look at dedicated bus lanes

In a decision that could drastically impact commuter traffic, Mountain View city leaders on Tuesday will consider a Santa...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2015
Last comment by @AC, on Apr 23, 2015 at 10:30 pm | 88 comments | 4531 Views
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