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Planning for transitional kindergarten

How should the local school district deal with "young fives," children who don't make the birthday cut-off to enroll in kindergarten? Read...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anna S., on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:47 am | 12 comments | 1748 Views

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MV painting company operator charged with fraud

The operator of a Mountain View painting company is facing charges of insurance fraud, according to the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by NW Resident, on Apr 24, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1306 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Testing for the test

There are still some kinks to be worked out, administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District said, but the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 24, 2012 at 10:05 am | 5 comments | 1730 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Algae turns waste into fuel

Worried about the scarcity of fossil fuels? Researchers at Mountain View's NASA Ames say they have a solution. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 23, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 3948 Views

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Two laptops stolen from local business

Two laptops were stolen from MOOG CSA Engineering on the first of the month in a burglary that was not reported until April...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 23, 2012 at 8:25 am | 8 comments | 1265 Views

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Youth sports camp preview this weekend

In an effort to promote its athletic programs and give coaches a sneak peek at up-and-coming local talent, this summer Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by To each his own, on Apr 22, 2012 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 1440 Views

OTHER ISSUES

City-wide ban on plastic bags is back on the table

The City Council could approve a ban on disposable plastic shopping bags in October -- earlier than anyone expected -- thanks...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by curious, on Apr 21, 2012 at 10:36 am | 54 comments | 3824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Testing to the test

There are still some kinks to be worked out, administrators with the Mountain View Whisman School District said, but the...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Apr 20, 2012 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1508 Views

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MV's post office renamed for fallen soldier?

A Mountain View post office could be renamed in memory of U.S. Army Lt. Ken Ballard, who was killed while serving in Iraq...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by John, on Apr 20, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 3 comments | 1309 Views

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Mistaken ID in bike robbery arrest?

The family of a man accused of assaulting a Red Rock employee and trying to steal his bike are insisting that Mountain View...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Apr 20, 2012 at 5:33 pm | 5 comments | 1307 Views

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Legislative analyst: 'Deny high-speed rail funding'

California legislators should deny Gov. Jerry Brown's requests for all but minimal funding for the California High-Speed...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 20, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 6 comments | 1231 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rengstorff House wedding bookings near record levels

Is it a sign of the local economy's health or a fashion trend? The number of weddings planned for the Rengstorff House this...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 20, 2012 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 1606 Views

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$1.2 million condos approved for 324 Bryant St.

Talk about pricey. The developer of a condo project on Bryant Street estimates that he'll get an average of $1.2 million...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Kristine, on Apr 19, 2012 at 10:47 pm | 18 comments | 2418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Young art students win scholarships

Nine elementary and middle school students from Mountain View were recently awarded a scholarship for the Community School...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by sean, on Apr 19, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 4 comments | 1565 Views

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Huff principal leaving for Menlo Park school

Huff Elementary School may soon bid farewell to Principal Sharon A. Burns. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=5496...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Apr 19, 2012 at 10:38 am | 9 comments | 2970 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man attempts to steal bag of dog droppings

In a bizarre attempted robbery, an unknown man tried -- and failed -- to snatch a bag of dog droppings from a woman's hand...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 18, 2012 at 4:56 pm | 11 comments | 1292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Twenty- One LAHS Students Go to Haiti

Olivia adds one last shovel of dirt to the wheel barrow. Flo and Amada on opposite ends power the dirt to the top of a...

Original post made by carlrbabb on Apr. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1389 Views

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Review: Steinbeck shines on stage

No one familiar with Robert Kelley's vast and impressive body of work as TheatreWorks' founder and artistic director should...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by Alex M., on Apr 17, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 4 comments | 1307 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council members want fee hike on Google and others

While discussing a recurring budget gap in a study session on Tuesday, council members called for increased fees on the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Hardin, on Apr 17, 2012 at 8:31 am | 32 comments | 2241 Views

SPORTS

Free Basketball Clinics at Mountain View HS

Spartans Sports Camp is offering two free basketball clinics on Saturday, April 21st and Sunday May 6th, from 10am - 1pm...

Original post made by Spartans Sports Camp on Apr. 17, 2012
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