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AROUND TOWN

Council approves tentative minimum-wage plan

Mountain View's elected leaders on Tuesday night reaffirmed their commitment to raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by @What, on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:32 pm | 15 comments | 4133 Views

AROUND TOWN

South Bay union converges on Mountain View

About 75 members of South Bay labor union Unite Here! Local 19 marched through downtown Mountain View Tuesday night in a...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by Not an economist, on Jun 11, 2015 at 4:46 pm | 15 comments | 3175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Meeting on Mountain View salt pond restoration

A team of government scientists and officials will gather tonight, Aug. 4, in Mountain View to discuss the next steps in...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2015
Last comment by BD, on Aug 6, 2015 at 10:40 am | 15 comments | 4440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist killed in Hwy. 101 collision with dump truck

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a dump truck on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View this morning, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by A Thousand Miles A Week, on Aug 11, 2015 at 7:44 pm | 15 comments | 7027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chevys Fresh Mex in Mountain View -- closed?

I drove by there tonight and it was dark and empty with a big white sign on the door. Is it closed for renovations or did...

Original post made by Fajita on Sep. 5, 2015
Last comment by Take-Out, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:21 pm | 15 comments | 2334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Self-driving cars: safer, but more crash-prone, study says

Autonomous vehicles may be better drivers than their human counterparts, but they seem to get in car crashes more frequently,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Slow lane, on Nov 13, 2015 at 3:47 pm | 15 comments | 5704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hospital expansion to increase traffic woes

The city of Mountain View is soliciting feedback on major expansion plans at El Camino Hospital, which call for hundreds...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Waldo, on Mar 19, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 15 comments | 2334 Views

BOOKS

Local students and grads drowning in debt

With student debt exceeding national credit-card debt — crossing the $1 trillion point last year — and college...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 28, 2013 at 8:16 am | 15 comments | 10476 Views

RESTAURANTS

FOOD & DRINK

The Best of Mountain View 2010, "Food & Drink" category. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=3277...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Joseph, on Aug 12, 2011 at 8:56 am | 14 comments | 7462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District lost thousands in unpaid lunches

The Mountain View Whisman School District estimates that it lost close to $20,000 in the 2006-07 school year due to students...

Original post made on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 9, 2008 at 1:10 pm | 14 comments | 4283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Santa Clara County Board of Education candidates discussed

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=5427 Palo Alto Weekly's Town Square have an interesting debate...

Original post made by Palo Alto Parent on Oct. 19, 2008
Last comment by not so hilarious, on Oct 29, 2008 at 10:10 pm | 14 comments | 4750 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents cry foul on enrollment

It may be up to Lady Luck this year whether some incoming kindergarteners get into their neighborhood schools or special...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Jan 17, 2009 at 5:18 pm | 14 comments | 4105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School layoffs begin as budget hits home

Budget reductions have begun to take their toll on local students, programs and staff, nearly a month after the state Legislature...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Long Time MV Tax Payer, on Mar 19, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 14 comments | 3270 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Demographers tell MV Whisman board to act fast or face overcrowding

Mountain View's elementary and middle school campuses are quickly filling up and will reach full capacity by 2012, experts...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by parent, on May 8, 2009 at 7:52 am | 14 comments | 2855 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The NCLB hockey stick

Many educators were nervous nearly 10 years ago when President George W. Bush decided to add a huge federal presence to schools...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Ned, on Oct 3, 2009 at 1:05 am | 14 comments | 3298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sticky budget scenario for MV Whisman

With little hope for more support from Sacramento, educators are again planning for a school year under severe budget constraints....

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2010
Last comment by James, on Mar 21, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 2868 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graham gets new assistant principal

The Mountain View Whisman School District has announced that Steve Chesley will take on the job of assistant principal at...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by areathea, on May 4, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 14 comments | 2707 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment jumps at MV Whisman

Enrollment is up substantially this fall at local elementary and middle schools. Officials speculate that the marked -- and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by MV Mom, on Sep 29, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 14 comments | 2801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Whisman near decision on boundary change

The superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District is confident that the community approves of his district's...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by children aren't test scores, on Jul 30, 2012 at 9:43 am | 14 comments | 2510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mediation begins for Bullis, LASD

Officials and lawyers representing Bullis Charter School and the Los Altos School District began talks Tuesday in an attempt...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by MV Native, on Mar 12, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 14 comments | 1987 Views
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Abruzzo for Work, Amelia for Family, Rome for Love
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