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AROUND TOWN

A friend in deed

Public accolades and private turmoil have marked the past 18 months for community activist Elena Pacheco. The tireless volunteer...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, 1 hour ago | 4 comments | 2263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cash from rent hike earmarked for Whisman school

The Mountain View Whisman school board took its first concrete step toward opening a new school in the Whisman and Slater...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Unneeded, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 1307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos board asks MV to fund park purchase

The Los Altos School District is looking to partner with the city of Mountain View to build a new school in the San Antonio...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Sharing is nice, 2 hours ago | 129 comments | 5389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Secret history of MV's Berlin Wall slab

Two large concrete slabs of the Berlin Wall were donated to Mountain View and were put on display outside the library in...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by sdg499, 3 hours ago | 7 comments | 1359 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor signs bill eliminating 'personal belief' exemption for vaccinations

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Eric, 5 hours ago | 6 comments | 712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council OKs 164 apartments for Rose Market site

A real estate developer was praised by a wide swath of the community at the City Council meeting on Tuesday evening for going...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Kathy M., 5 hours ago | 36 comments | 6488 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who wants to be a school board member?

The Mountain View Whisman School District has been a hotbed of internal strife that led former board president Chris Chiang...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sam Player, 5 hours ago | 6 comments | 1097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View Whisman ratchets up spending

Residents who demanded that the Mountain View Whisman School District spend down its $20 million reserves may have gotten...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by crossney, 7 hours ago | 13 comments | 1704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stevenson PACT principal resigns

In a decision that appears to have caught some by surprise, Stevenson PACT's principal, Tyler Graff, announced last week...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by More Than Enough, 7 hours ago | 56 comments | 4798 Views

AROUND TOWN

The robo-car revolution hits Mountain View streets

A question kept ringing through my mind as I took my first ride Monday in one of Google's prototype self-driving cars --...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by Me, 8 hours ago | 23 comments | 10343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fourth of July travel to break records in California

This Fourth of July weekend is projected to have the highest rate of travel since 2010. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2015/07/02/fourth-of-july-travel-to-br...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Hmm, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman taps former PAUSD head as interim superintendent

The Mountain View Whisman school board is tapping Kevin Skelly as the district's interim superintendent. Skelly, the former...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Saratoga Parent, 11 hours ago | 14 comments | 4182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kevin Skelly named San Mateo Union's superintendent

Interim Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly is taking the top post in the San Mateo Union High...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Saratoga Parent, 11 hours ago | 10 comments | 2930 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sparks fly at MV Whisman school board meeting

Tensions flared at the Mountain View Whisman School board meeting Thursday night over a normally uncontroversial contract...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by MVwTaxpayer, 12 hours ago | 46 comments | 5528 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homeless population doubles in Mountain View

Santa Clara County's homeless population is the lowest it's been in a decade, bringing in praise from city and county officials...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by sarahdox, 13 hours ago | 7 comments | 15976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs $42 M Castro school project

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided Thursday night to move forward with a $42 million transformation of the Castro...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, 14 hours ago | 9 comments | 2065 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Experts: Rising sea level needs to be top priority

Sea levels are already rising along the San Francisco Bay and local creeks, and officials can't waste time in finding a fix,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2015
Last comment by @Sheephead, on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 12 comments | 1952 Views

ELECTIONS

Is censure enough for Steven Nelson?

The normal collegiality of the Mountain View Whisman board of trustees was ripped apart with the election of Steven Nelson...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by LMGTS, on Jul 1, 2015 at 10:12 am | 9 comments | 2426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Upgrades on the way for some MV Whisman schools

Old, leaky building riddled with dry rot soon will be a thing of the past for elementary schools like Monta Loma. The Mountain...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:42 am | 11 comments | 2062 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Steve Nelson should resign from the school board

As community leaders, as parents and teachers of students in the Mountain View Whisman School District, and as taxpayers...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:33 am | 39 comments | 2834 Views
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