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OTHER ISSUES

Gamers play around the clock for a good cause

A room inside Mountain View's Hacker Dojo has been turned into the site of the third annual "Indie Games For Good" -- a marathon...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Yay, on Oct 21, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 5671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: 'Miracle on El Camino' helps CHAC expand

They are calling it "the miracle on El Camino Real." After several decades without adequate space, good fortune has finally...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Elaina, on Nov 26, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 5669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tearful good-bye for Huff principal

The Huff Elementary School community gathered Thursday evening to give an emotional send-off to Principal Craig Goldman,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2007
Last comment by Christopher Schulz, on Nov 7, 2007 at 6:14 pm | 5 comments | 5667 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The joys of home schooling

On a typical weekday, Jonathan Luxton, 11, sleeps in late, eats breakfast at 11:30, plays on the computer at noon, writes...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2007
Last comment by Jeff, on Oct 10, 2007 at 10:26 am | 1 comment | 5666 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill grad earns degree entirely online

A Berkeley-bound student who earned his associate's degree entirely online is among nearly 1,000 students who will graduate...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2014
Last comment by 15 years in Mountain View, on Jul 4, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 5 comments | 5663 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Jackhammer thrown in fight between roommates

Police arrested a Mountain View resident over the weekend after he allegedly got into fights with his female roommate, including...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by I-Got-mine, on Aug 18, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 5663 Views

BOOKS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5655 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Voice of Mountain View Echoes in Sri Lanka

I hear you voice ring out in this our global commons, as I read your town square here in South Asia. I wish you well and...

Original post made by Ivan John on May. 16, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5653 Views

ELECTIONS

Competition heats up for open school board seat

The deadline to apply for the vacant school board seat on the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees is fast-approaching,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:07 am | 30 comments | 5650 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New principals for Crittenden, Stevenson schools

Two new principals are set to start at Mountain View schools. Geoff Chang will head Crittenden Middle School and Tyler Graff...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Irked, on Mar 21, 2013 at 11:47 am | 20 comments | 5649 Views

OTHER ISSUES

The challenge of Chekhov

Anton Chekhov is one of Russia's most human and accessible writers. Nonetheless, "Three Sisters," which debuted Saturday...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2007
Last comment by Chekhov enthusiast, on Sep 22, 2007 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 5647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers go on strike at BMW dealership

Mechanics and service writers at BMW of Mountain View went on strike this week, saying their reputation for doing high-quality...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by Just a question, on Jun 19, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 56 comments | 5647 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Undocumented immigrants now can apply for driver's licences

Immigrants living in California illegally can apply for a California driver's license starting today, officials with the...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by Duke, on Jan 9, 2015 at 6:35 pm | 15 comments | 5646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water district candidate challenges "unfair" tax

Gary Kremen isn't pulling any punches. The founder of Match.com kicked off his race for a seat on the county water district...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Carlos Britto, on Aug 23, 2014 at 9:21 pm | 5 comments | 5645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Who's thinking about increased housing's impact on schools?

I read the <I>Voice's</I></B> issue of July 4 regarding the Village at San Antonio Center development with interest. Agreed,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by ONGOING LASD SUPPORTER, on Jul 25, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 54 comments | 5642 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Wealthy donor urgently needed to save Hangar One's windows

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

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by SaveHangarOne_dot_org, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 10 comments | 5641 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooter, victim were old friends, police say

A man shot to death in Whisman Park early Sunday morning was the "life-long friend" of his shooter, Mountain View police...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2007
Last comment by MR SHARKSTERO DE SSP WSSJ 13, on May 1, 2009 at 8:59 am | 3 comments | 5640 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Downtown's gorgeous garage

After 18 months of work and $18 million spent, the new garage at California and Bryant Street is scheduled to be completed...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2007
Last comment by Lisa, on Nov 15, 2007 at 11:35 am | 5 comments | 5638 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail foes seek to bar further spending on project

After scoring a victory in a Sacramento court last month, opponents of California's proposed high-speed rail system are now...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Rodger, on Sep 21, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 7 comments | 5638 Views

AROUND TOWN

One family's sacrifice: two siblings serve in Iraq

Few Mountain View families have been affected by the war in Iraq as much as the Barrios household. In 2004 their youngest...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jon Wiener, on May 20, 2008 at 1:15 am | 10 comments | 5638 Views
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