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SCHOOLS & KIDS

The tenure dilemma

A look at the rights and due process given to tenured public school teachers in California — especially when they've...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Koala Bear, on Jul 1, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 1 comment | 2036 Views

AROUND TOWN

City may sue Navy over Hangar One

The Mountain View City Council unanimously decided Tuesday night that the city should pursue a range of serious actions to...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by jane, on Jul 7, 2009 at 9:33 am | 9 comments | 1922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jaws of Life used after driver crashes on 101

Firefighters from Palo Alto and Mountain View used the Jaws of Life to rescue a 30-year-old man Wednesday night after his...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 2, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 1705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain raises parking fees, reduces service

The board of directors for Caltrain on Thursday unanimously approved several changes, including service reductions and parking...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by AC, on Jul 8, 2009 at 3:00 pm | 10 comments | 2170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Accountability for tenured teachers

When local school officials reassigned a controversial elementary teacher to a middle school for the upcoming academic year,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by Kyle, on Jul 7, 2009 at 9:49 pm | 8 comments | 2356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grant Road project pits MV against LA

After years of controversy and grief over the loss of the city's beloved pumpkin patch, the City Council on Tuesday unanimously...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by mvuser, on Jul 7, 2009 at 4:51 pm | 5 comments | 2130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fireworks show returns to Shoreline

All over the Peninsula, cities will be celebrating the Fourth of July with fireworks, parades and other events though the...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2009
Last comment by sue, on Jul 10, 2009 at 9:05 am | 11 comments | 2552 Views

SPORTS

Advancing the ball at soccer camp

Hundreds of local youth returned this summer to play soccer, learn leadership skills and hang out with local cops at "Kick,...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by GQ, on Jul 5, 2009 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 4091 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outdoor movie nights, concerts start this month

Friday night outdoor movie showings for local youths will come to Cuesta Park, Eagle Park and Rengstorff starting July 10;...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by barbara, on Aug 8, 2009 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 1897 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Accused soccer coach pleads not guilty

Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View soccer coach who was arrested last February on charges of molesting two girls, pleaded...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by concerned citizen, on Jul 15, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 10 comments | 2098 Views

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El Camino Hospitals now smoke-free zones

El Camino Hospitals — there are two of them now, one in Mountain View and one in Los Gatos — have officially...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2009
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jul 9, 2009 at 11:37 pm | 4 comments | 1855 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Developers interested in NASA Research Park

Four major real estate developers have expressed interest in developing a nearly three million-square-foot research park...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by eric, on Jul 8, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 5 comments | 2123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury report: School leaders overpaid

Local school officials are rolling their eyes over a civil grand jury report that lambastes the districts for "generous administrative...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Teacher, on Oct 7, 2009 at 5:41 am | 115 comments | 8323 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sued over child endangerment arrest

A mother who was cleared of child endangerment charges in 2007 after leaving her toddler locked in her car outside of Costco...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Rob, on Aug 12, 2009 at 4:19 pm | 26 comments | 2357 Views

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Grand plans for San Antonio shopping center

The developer in contract to buy 16 acres of the San Antonio shopping center released conceptual plans on Tuesday that promise...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by jdm, on Feb 4, 2010 at 1:05 pm | 63 comments | 5994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local debaters bring home national honors

Four local high school students and a coach returned this month from a national speech and debate competition with medals,...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by MVHS parent, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:09 am | 2 comments | 1993 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspects strike deals in Plymouth Ave. murders

Two of the eight suspects arrested last summer in connection with the brutal double murder of a brother and sister on Plymouth...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Z, on Aug 14, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 5 comments | 2116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand plans for San Antonio

The developer in contract to buy 16 acres of the San Antonio shopping center released conceptual plans on Tuesday that promise...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by J. Ravanelli, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 12 comments | 1868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mrs. P deserved better

I am deeply saddened by the way Pat Polifrone has been treated. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5259...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:19 pm | 10 comments | 2604 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local agencies dodge state IOUs

Despite concerns that state-issued IOUs would hurt already struggling schools and community agencies, locally many of these...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Will Joseph, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 1825 Views
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