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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tempers tested at school board meeting

Newly elected school district trustee Steve Nelson is sticking to his campaign promise that he would not serve as a "rubber...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by kman, on Jan 22, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 4260 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis passes on litigation 'pause'

An official with the Los Altos School District said he was disappointed to receive official notice that Bullis Charter School...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Waldo, on Mar 12, 2013 at 8:57 am | 15 comments | 1905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New trend? Kindergarten enrollment rates drop

Officials with the Mountain View Whisman School District have reported a significant drop in the number of kindergartners...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 17, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 15 comments | 1986 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Emails, board report paint picture of Nelson's offending behavior

Judging from email exchanges between Mountain View Whisman School District trustee Steven Nelson and his colleagues on the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by @ Steven Nelson, on Oct 7, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 15 comments | 13758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New group slams LASD board performance

A new nonprofit group, critical of Los Altos School District leadership and spending, ran ads last week highlighting the...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2014
Last comment by EACH Misleads Again!, on Jun 15, 2014 at 10:45 am | 15 comments | 4865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Op-ed: Who's thinking about increased housing's impact on schools?

I read the Voice's issue of July 4 regarding the Village at San Antonio Center development with interest. Agreed, Mountain...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Dinner at 9:30pm, on Jul 29, 2014 at 5:43 am | 15 comments | 3296 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

After parent outcry, board shifts stance on Castro school split

Castro Elementary School families spoke out last week against the school district's proposal to turn Castro into two separate...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by David, on Jan 14, 2015 at 3:19 pm | 15 comments | 5060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View company gives skateboards a boost

For many transit users and commuters, the last mile can be the most difficult to travel. Sanjay Dastoor, John Ulmen, and...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Oct 8, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 15 comments | 4764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board looks back on a tumultuous year

Hostility, divisiveness and a tense relationship with district staff were all serious problems facing the Mountain View Whisman...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by PACT parent, on Dec 6, 2015 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 3033 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Residents share high-speed-rail ideas

High speed rail officials vowed Saturday to collaborate with Peninsula residents on the design of the controversial rail...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Bruno, on Sep 16, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 15 comments | 2320 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tonight: Council may bring phone tax "modernization" to voters

The City Council will cut its summer vacation short this evening to decide whether to ask voters to tax broadband phone services...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hardin, on Jul 28, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 15 comments | 1835 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino, Anthem clash over contract

El Camino Hospital may soon terminate its contract with the health insurance provider Anthem Blue Cross, unless the two organizations...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Bean Counter, on Dec 16, 2010 at 4:48 pm | 15 comments | 7584 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Bedbugs discovered in Mountain View apartments

After infesting East Coast beds with a vengeance, bedbugs are beginning to jump into bed with West Coast residents, including...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2011
Last comment by DCS, on Jan 21, 2011 at 9:13 am | 15 comments | 2988 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Man chases liquor store customers

A man was arrested Monday afternoon, after chasing several people around a Mountain View liquor store, "telling them he loved...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Hank Snow, on Jan 27, 2011 at 7:04 pm | 15 comments | 2117 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Caltrain rethinks relationship with high-speed rail

A recent decision to start California's high-speed-rail line in Central Valley has prompted Caltrain to reconsider its two-year-old...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Oleg, on Jun 16, 2011 at 11:43 am | 15 comments | 3029 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tuesday: Council may OK dedication of post office to fallen soldier

The Mountain View City Council will decide Tuesday whether to dedicate the Hope Street post office in memory of fallen U.S....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Rick, on Apr 25, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 15 comments | 2422 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Prometheus proposes nearly 1,000 new apartments

After a decade almost exclusively developing ownership housing, the city is being flooded with proposals to develop nearly...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jun 16, 2012 at 1:37 pm | 15 comments | 3397 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Neighbors threaten to sue over McKelvey plan

A plan to turn McKelvey Park into a flood detention basin has drawn the ire of neighbors who say they may sue over plans...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Ralph, on Dec 7, 2012 at 10:12 am | 15 comments | 4245 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Another Spare the Air alert issued this week

Yet another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for the Bay Area for Friday, Jan. 25, meaning residents won't be able...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Kman, on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 15 comments | 3161 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Stevens Creek Trail options posted online, meeting Wednesday

Residents of cities along Stevens Creek will meet again on Wednesday to discus possible routes for the Stevens Creek Trail...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by Mike T, on Feb 20, 2013 at 2:41 pm | 15 comments | 1991 Views
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