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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Craig Goldman taking over as MV Whisman superintendent

Craig Goldman has been selected as the new superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District, the district announced....

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Robin, on May 21, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 15 comments | 3214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent Observation preschool could close

It was standing room-only last night at the local high school district's board meeting, as supporters of a local preschool...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Ann, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 15 comments | 6705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge halts challenge language to school district bond

A judge with the Santa Clara County Superior Court has stopped a local man's legal action against Mountain View's elementary-...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Marlene, on May 9, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 15 comments | 3384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school is a 'hidden gem'

Though it is often discounted as one of the lowest performing local schools, Castro Elementary School is a "hidden gem" in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Aug 31, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 15 comments | 4959 Views

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 | 4537 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 | 1995 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 | 2350 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 | 14312 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 | 5098 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 | 3540 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 | 5193 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 | 5279 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 | 3303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD continues to pursue new school site

The Los Altos School District board of trustees agreed Monday night to continue real estate negotiations for a new school...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by Current Update, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:03 am | 15 comments | 2125 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board member out after one term

Calling the Mountain View Whisman school board "dysfunctional" and badly in need of new members, board member Bill Lambert...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Ralph, on Jul 23, 2016 at 7:43 am | 15 comments | 4159 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 | 2529 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 | 1889 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 | 7752 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 | 3205 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 | 2197 Views
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