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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school budgets reflect state crisis

To get an idea of how California's financial crisis will play out across the state, look no farther than Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 10 comments | 2180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thirteen car burglaries in same neighborhood

Mountain View police are looking for three or more men who apparently broke into 13 different cars in the same neighborhood...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by robbed here too, on Jul 1, 2009 at 11:45 am | 10 comments | 1622 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 | 1933 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 | 1866 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 | 2362 Views

AROUND TOWN

EDITORIAL: Grand jury report on school salaries misses forest for the trees

A Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury's recent broadside attack on the high salaries and benefits received by local school...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Disgusted, on Jul 29, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 10 comments | 1902 Views

OTHER ISSUES

EDITORIAL: Caltrain hears the noise

Perhaps proving that its organization is nimble enough to hear and respond to public concerns, Caltrain announced last week...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Doc Savage, on Aug 12, 2009 at 6:34 pm | 10 comments | 2047 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer break ends today for MVLA

Students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools bid summer goodbye Monday as classes for the new school year began. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 2, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 10 comments | 1923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water District floats flood basin idea for McKelvey Park

Next week, the City Council will take up a familiar debate: the proposal of turning a local park into a 15-foot-deep flood...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by MM, on Aug 25, 2009 at 12:25 pm | 10 comments | 1980 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School year begins for MV Whisman kids

Elementary and middle school students in the Mountain View Whisman School District bid farewell to summer on Tuesday as they...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Sep 9, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 10 comments | 2193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toy guns out of bounds at Art & Wine Festival

Sitting at our favorite Starbucks in Mountain View this Sunday, we had a different-than-usual view in front of us as we watched...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Oct 10, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 10 comments | 1970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man arrested for alleged hate crime

A 26-year-old Mountain View man was arrested Wednesday evening for a hate crime, police say, after he allegedly yelled a...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by wake up, on Oct 14, 2009 at 11:10 am | 10 comments | 1936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters send three frontrunners to LASD board

By a comfortable margin, incumbent Mark Goines and district affiliates Tamara Logan and Doug Smith took the three open seats...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Bert, on Nov 10, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 10 comments | 1927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees consider upping school bus fees

The Mountain View Whisman School District board is considering approval of a potential increase in transportation fees, from...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Fed, on Nov 14, 2009 at 6:59 am | 10 comments | 2765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge sides with district on recent Bullis lawsuit

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge has ruled that the Los Altos School District did provide adequate facilities to...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by localmom2, on Dec 4, 2009 at 7:34 am | 10 comments | 1804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building owners hit with 'compliance permit'

Under requirements approved Tuesday by the City Council, property owners caught with buildings that seriously run afoul of...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by dang, on Dec 15, 2009 at 7:27 pm | 10 comments | 1854 Views

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Hurled asphalt shatters patrol car's window

Authorities are looking for whoever threw a chunk of asphalt onto a California Highway Patrol car in Mountain View on Thursday,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by The Eye, on Dec 24, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 10 comments | 1529 Views

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Man killed by train at San Antonio station

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a Caltrain at the San Antonio station in Mountain View Wednesday evening, a transit...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2009
Last comment by Judy, on Dec 30, 2009 at 11:36 am | 10 comments | 1827 Views

ELECTIONS

Cities aim to thwart state's next money grab

Last year, legislators in Sacramento, facing a multi-billion-dollar budget shortfall, ordered California cities to cough...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 20, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 10 comments | 2399 Views

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City could buy Castro Street properties

The City Council considered the purchase of a quarter acre of prime real estate on Castro Street during a closed meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by becky, on Jan 25, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 10 comments | 1235 Views
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