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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Landels given academic achievement award

Edith Landels Elementary School was named a "Title I Academic Achievement Award School," one of 238 in California, by the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:25 pm | 18 comments | 3336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher says faculty is overworked

Increased class sizes, a longer school day, stacks of new paperwork and more special needs children -- accompanied by fewer...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by "edukator", on Nov 12, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 18 comments | 4146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman trustees vote to raise their pay

In a split vote, the Mountain View Whisman School District's board of trustees voted last week to give themselves a raise. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Interested Reader, on Oct 19, 2011 at 10:30 am | 18 comments | 2028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Survey shows support for new school bond

A new public opinion survey has local education officials feeling fairly confident that there is enough support from local...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 26, 2012 at 9:26 am | 18 comments | 3135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Can't we all just get along?

It seems that Steve Nelson may never get along with the administration of the Mountain View Whisman School District and his...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by USA, on Feb 3, 2014 at 10:30 am | 18 comments | 9595 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 8087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

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 | 8377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New schools and school leaders ahead

New faces and big changes greeted school districts in Mountain View this year after two superintendents called it quits and...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Intelligent Legalities, on Jan 4, 2015 at 7:13 pm | 18 comments | 4584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Measure N plans still up in the air

Anyone looking for a definitive answer on how the Los Altos School District plans to spend $150 million in bond money is...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Jk, on Mar 16, 2015 at 6:00 pm | 18 comments | 3199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustee upset over school board agendas

The normally mundane and uncontroversial process of setting items for future agendas in the Mountain View Whisman School...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2015
Last comment by Internet Referee, on Sep 30, 2015 at 1:32 pm | 18 comments | 1637 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers frustrated by poor classroom conditions

Improvements are on the way for Mountain View Whisman School District's elementary schools, as Measure G school bond construction...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 11, 2015 at 10:12 am | 18 comments | 1852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No easy fix for high school stress

School officials at the Mountain View-Los Altos High School District are in the midst of crafting a policy to lighten the...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Greg, on Feb 26, 2016 at 9:01 am | 18 comments | 3056 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Eshoo plans 'telephone town hall meetings'

As people across the country pack fiery "town hall meetings" on health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, on Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by J in Geneva, on Oct 24, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 18 comments | 3479 Views

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EDITORIAL: Eshoo sidesteps health care noise

For Rep. Anna Eshoo, the low-tech telephone, coupled with a high-tech telephone network, proved to be the best way to filter...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Aug 31, 2009 at 11:11 am | 18 comments | 3323 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Passionate boos, cheers mark Eshoo meeting

A boisterous crowd of nearly 1,000 people turned out Wednesday for the 14th Congressional District's first face-to-face town...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:37 pm | 18 comments | 2975 Views

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Eshoo opposes Obama's Afghan troop surge

Calling Afghanistan "the graveyard of nations," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, announced last week her opposition to President...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by dfb, on Dec 12, 2009 at 2:38 am | 18 comments | 2263 Views

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Moffett airfield up for grabs?

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is concerned about the potential for increased use of the runway at Moffett Federal Airfield as...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 12, 2013 at 9:48 pm | 18 comments | 3913 Views

OTHER ISSUES

And finally, it's moving day

After 14 years of moving between temporary locations, it was a big day for the Day Worker Center of Mountain View on Wednesday....

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by hmmmm, on Oct 30, 2010 at 2:06 pm | 18 comments | 2458 Views

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Carbajal not guilty on three of six counts

The jury in the child molestation trial of Pedro Carbajal declared the former Mountain View soccer coach not guilty on three...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by RU stupid?, on Sep 21, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 18 comments | 3110 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Offer to move, restore historic home

The dilapidated 1880s home at 902 Villa St. near Chez TJ could become a major part of a Mountain View history museum under...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Political Insider, on Mar 8, 2011 at 10:42 pm | 18 comments | 3392 Views
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