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AROUND TOWN

Cornes joins race for City Council

Thida Cornes has moved on from playgrounds and is taking a hard look at Mountain View as a whole. The former Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by reader, on Apr 11, 2016 at 5:22 pm | 17 comments | 4210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Robots rolling in dough

Plenty of tech-savvy start-ups nestled in Mountain View have striven to save the world while raking in cash – but this...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Pizza Steve, on Jul 13, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 17 comments | 5907 Views

ELECTIONS

Opposing Shoreline tax by way of Measure A

A Mountain View parent upset with the lack of revenue for schools from the city's Shoreline tax district has written a ballot...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Dec 15, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 17 comments | 3684 Views

ELECTIONS

Google employee plans to run for City Council

With Google now established as the city's largest employer, the 2010 City Council election will be the first with a Google...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2010
Last comment by Dan Waylonis, on Jul 22, 2010 at 11:40 pm | 17 comments | 3580 Views

ELECTIONS

Pro: Two views on Measure N, the Los Altos district school bond

It's a clear fact: Student enrollment in Los Altos district schools is surging. In the last 10 years, enrollment has increased...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Los Altos resident/parent , on Oct 1, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 17 comments | 1871 Views

ELECTIONS

Kaspersak should stay out of LASD politics

I just hung up after getting a robocall from Mike Kaspersak in support of John Swann for LASD school board. To put it mildly,...

Original post made by psr on Oct. 21, 2014
Last comment by @Whaat??!!, on Oct 24, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 17 comments | 1284 Views

ELECTIONS

Cities join forces to back transportation-funding plan

With Santa Clara County cruising toward a November transportation tax measure, Palo Alto and eight other cities in the north...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by mvresident2003, on Feb 10, 2016 at 10:03 am | 17 comments | 2715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huzzahs for Higgins

After 230 board meetings during her six years as a trustee of the elementary school district, Gloria Higgins has decided...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by parent, on Dec 29, 2008 at 5:19 pm | 16 comments | 3481 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Battle of the burgers

There were other Mountain View drive-in burgers that people remember, such as the Cadillac burger at Spivey's, and the Big...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by rolo8ab, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:08 am | 16 comments | 5585 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

End of the road for summer school meal deal

Some local families who have counted on free breakfasts and lunches from the local elementary school district may have to...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:14 am | 16 comments | 3055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'No Child' law finally catches up with schools

Schools in Mountain View have cause to both celebrate academic achievement and take action for improvement after the release...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Monita, on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 16 comments | 3176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Change on horizon for MV Whisman

School officials contemplated big changes last week as they discussed a possible overhaul of the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by MVWSD Volunteer, on Oct 11, 2009 at 7:47 am | 16 comments | 5371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees delay vote on special education cuts

An agenda item to eliminate 11 full-time positions in the Mountain View Whisman School District's special education program...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:50 am | 16 comments | 5349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman board OKs school renovation plan

The Mountain View Whisman school board approved a $422 million Student Facilities Improvement Plan that calls for new construction,...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by localmom, on May 14, 2010 at 7:46 am | 16 comments | 5590 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill-De Anza planning parcel tax

The local community college district is planning to place a parcel tax measure on the November ballot to help augment three...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2010
Last comment by More Criminals for You..., on Feb 18, 2011 at 5:59 pm | 16 comments | 3950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City Council supports $13.6 million deal for schools

The City Council pleased the parents who packed the council chambers on Tuesday by supporting a proposal that will give $13.6...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Feb 13, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 16 comments | 3379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school teacher paid $225K in settlement

A former elementary school teacher who resigned in 2009 was paid $225,000 in a legal settlement with the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by The Eye, on Jul 4, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 16 comments | 3207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

About face

The local high school district has decided not to relocate students from Terra Bella -- a county-run "community school" for...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by $1M home loan for county supe, on Mar 9, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 16 comments | 3166 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman: Chiang, Nelson, Lambert win race

To the surprise of some candidates, Christopher Chiang, Steven Nelson and Bill Lambert will replace three outgoing trustees...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Informed, on Nov 9, 2012 at 9:11 am | 16 comments | 4061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman area neighbors want local school

The stage is set for a battle between the Mountain View Whisman School District and a group of residents living in northeastern...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Daniel Tunkelang, on Feb 7, 2014 at 5:22 pm | 16 comments | 11643 Views
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