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SCHOOLS & KIDS

State's 3-foot buffer zone for cyclists takes effect

A new state law requiring motorists to keep a 3-foot buffer zone when overtaking or passing bicyclists took effect today....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Ken B., 20 hours ago | 24 comments | 1604 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School districts decry new state reserves law

Local school boards have come out against a last-minute trailer bill, passed with the state budget, that would force school...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Charter Parent, on Sep 16, 2014 at 5:29 pm | 9 comments | 1210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MVWSD new middle school re-construction photos

The First Phase of the Middle Schools construction has 'more than 9/10' finished and our Program Manager - Greystone West,...

Original post made by Steven Nelson on Sep. 12, 2014
There are no comments yet. 66 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers demand higher pay from school district

Teachers packed the room to air their grievances at the Mountain View Whisman district board meeting last week, as part of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Brit, on Sep 11, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 40 comments | 3717 Views

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Tempting kids with tastier hot lunches

Kids may be on the fast track for gourmet meals at school -- or, at least, better meals. Following a report that student...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Haha, on Sep 11, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 6 comments | 1882 Views

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Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by eyes wide open, on Sep 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 2220 Views

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Letters to the Editor

<B>How did we get into this mess? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/print/story/2014/04/25/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Jebian, on Sep 8, 2014 at 10:15 pm | 1 comment | 108 Views

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MVLA shows strides in closing achievement gap

Test scores and grades are improving across the board for minority students, according to a report from the Mountain View-Los...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Julie Stone Lopez, on Sep 5, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Child abuse alleged against preschool teacher

A special investigative unit within the Mountain View Police Department is looking into child abuse allegations at a local...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Sep 5, 2014 at 6:29 pm | 8 comments | 1895 Views

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LASD board members call it quits

Two board members at the Los Altos School District are leaving on a high note this year. Following approval of the five-year...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Any PRIVATE school, on Aug 25, 2014 at 2:33 pm | 67 comments | 3158 Views

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Mountain View Educational Foundation hosts Home Tour Sep. 28

Join the Mountain View Educational Foundation (MVEF) for our 2014 Home Tour on Sunday, September 28 from 1:00-5:00. The tour...

Original post made by MVEF on Aug. 25, 2014
There are no comments yet. 132 Views

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High school district kicks off the school year

There've been some big changes over the summer for the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District -- some more visible...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Teacher, on Aug 24, 2014 at 12:55 pm | 4 comments | 2417 Views

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Parents shocked at after-school care rate hike

Maria Schexnayder didn't think much of it when the YMCA delayed registration for after-school daycare by a few weeks. When...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by debbie, on Aug 21, 2014 at 9:59 am | 18 comments | 5471 Views

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It's back to school for Mountain View

It was an emotional moment for kindergarten parents at Monta Loma Elementary when the 8:30 bell rang and their kids filtered...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by MVDad, on Aug 19, 2014 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 2349 Views

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14 arrested in connection with arson fire

Police have arrested 14 people in connection with a fire that burned a house in the 1700 block of Fordham Way in the early...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by What about the victim(s), on Aug 19, 2014 at 5:24 pm | 105 comments | 23434 Views

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LASD bond measure on the horizon

Faced with growing enrollment, packed campuses and difficult shared-space agreements with Bullis Charter School, the Los...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2014
Last comment by WHO GETS THE MONEY?, on Aug 17, 2014 at 11:27 am | 100 comments | 3927 Views

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A summer boost for kids

Fighting off the summer brain drain can be tough for families that can't afford expensive summer camps, but two parents from...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by LASD parent too, on Aug 7, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 27 comments | 5512 Views

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District, charter school votes to OK agreement

After a marathon mediation meeting that ended at 4 a.m., both the Los Altos School District and Bullis Charter School boards...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Where the money goes, on Aug 1, 2014 at 10:59 am | 18 comments | 2489 Views

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Little League should drop religious pledge, stick to baseball

Where would you expect someone to ask my 11-year-old to pledge aloud, in front of hundreds of onlookers, "I trust in God"? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Erik, on Aug 1, 2014 at 8:49 am | 26 comments | 1918 Views

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Learning through gaming

Trying to get kids into math, even in the age of STEM, can be like pulling teeth. But a local group is looking to change...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2014
Last comment by Tina, on Jul 30, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 538 Views
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Mixx, Scott's Seafood replacement, opens in Mountain View
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Ten Steps to Get Started with Financial Aid
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All Parking Permits Should Have a Fee
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To Cambodia With Love
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Repeating and “You” Sentences
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