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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores rise, but schools stuck in 'program improvement'

The Mountain View Whisman School District is entering its second year of what is known as "program improvement," even though...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 24, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 2583 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council to vote on Google recreation facility on burrowing owl habitat

This Tuesday the City Council will vote up or down on a 6.5-acre recreation facility that's got nearly every activity a Google...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:24 am | 54 comments | 6228 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google's 'Hiveplex' is the place to bee

Excitement was apparent on Sept. 16, as Googlers watched and helped Bill Tomaszewski of the Marin Bee Company harvest honey...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by giveMeABreak, on Sep 25, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 1 comment | 3205 Views

AROUND TOWN

iPod, jewelry taken in burglary

An open sliding back door is the suspected point of entry in a Sept. 21 burglary at a home in the 1000 block of Boranda Avenue. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dad, on Sep 28, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 1784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Police Activities League raises money at Shoreline

Guests at this year's [http://www.mvpal.org/ Mountain View Police Activities League] banquet were wined, dined and if they...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Thom, on Sep 27, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 2234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Landmark tunnel under Bay breaks ground

A $347 million water tunnel -- the first to be built underneath the San Francisco Bay -- broke ground early Friday afternoon...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2010
Last comment by Sunny, on Sep 28, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 3 comments | 1857 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police close downtown street to search for alleged gunman

A portion of Villa Street running through downtown was shut down Monday, Sept. 27, after a man called police saying he had...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by BD, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Test scores rise, but schools stuck in 'program improvement'

The Mountain View Whisman School District is entering its second year of what is known as "program improvement," even though...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by James, on Sep 28, 2010 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 2332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council: let the affordable housing proposals pour in

With $18 million in affordable housing funds burning a hole in its pocket, the City Council Tuesday supported allowing a...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Entitlement, Pick me, pick me, on Oct 14, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attempted homicide near Whisman Park

A local man, with the aid of a friend, was able to get himself to the hospital Saturday night after a group of teens beat...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by TrailRider, on Oct 1, 2010 at 10:51 am | 13 comments | 2026 Views

OTHER ISSUES

HSR officials wrestle with 'conflict' finding

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors could be serving on the board in violation of...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Oct 1, 2010 at 6:49 am | 3 comments | 1664 Views

ELECTIONS

Council incumbents battle newcomers in Chamber debate

Three City Council incumbents defended their records against three challengers in a debate hosted by the Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by PeaceLove, on Oct 8, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 26 comments | 4330 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Remaking Rengstorff Park

About 60 residents had a rare opportunity to collectively imagine a major revamp of Rengstorff Park in Mountain View last...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:20 pm | 6 comments | 1907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local rugby league is growing

At the end of last year, Paul Lynch set out to create the largest youth rugby league in California. This year, according...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Araceli, on Feb 20, 2011 at 12:19 am | 5 comments | 2441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs butterfly-themed mini-park

A design for a mini-park at the west end of Dana Street was unanimously approved by the council Tuesday night, despite some...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Mariposa Park neighbor, on Oct 1, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 5 comments | 1817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Checkbooks, cameras stolen from home

Police have strong leads in burglary of a home in the 800 block of Sevely Drive on Sept. 21. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3385...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Tom, on Oct 1, 2010 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 1855 Views

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Police use Taser on transient at Castro Starbucks

A police officer used a Taser on a homeless man who allegedly threw a cup of coffee on another Mountain View policeman early...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 1, 2010 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2218 Views

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Charter school backer reaches out to superintendent

The man who wants to found a charter school somewhere in Silicon Valley hopes to meet soon with officials from the local...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2010
Last comment by "Just Think About It", on Oct 10, 2010 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 1930 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Sunday Arts' kicks off with dance, films

"Sunday Arts Live" will be held in the Center for Performing Arts at 500 Castro St. and begins at 1:30 p.m. It will feature...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 2, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 1 comment | 1767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strings on the upswing

It takes all kinds for a ukulele jam. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=6369 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2010
Last comment by Joanna Snyder, on Oct 2, 2010 at 9:33 pm | 1 comment | 2223 Views
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