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County honors local teachers

Cyndee Nguyen of Bubb Elementary School and Christa Wemmer of Los Altos High School are set to be named Teachers of the Year...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2012
Last comment by Teacher, on Jul 10, 2012 at 10:43 am | 8 comments | 2949 Views

OTHER ISSUES

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. 13, 2012
Last comment by saw-it-through-know-better-now, on Mar 1, 2013 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 1569 Views

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MV pedestrian killed in Sunnyvale

A Mountain View woman was fatally struck by a car in Sunnyvale on Thursday evening, authorities said today. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Keith, on Sep 30, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 8 comments | 2258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Not everyone happy with EDI

While the superintendent of Mountain View's elementary and middle schools has touted the success of a new district-wide educational...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Teachers Make the Difference, on Sep 17, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 8 comments | 4533 Views

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Council OKs new garbage contract

While competitors were knocking on the city's door, the City Council gave long time garbage hauler Recology Mountain View...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Judy, on Sep 27, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 8 comments | 1376 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Khan in the classroom

Khan Academy, the internet teaching sensation, will have a bigger presence in the classroom. Mountain View's elementary and...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 1, 2012 at 12:39 pm | 8 comments | 2873 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council candidates discuss high cost of housing

In a Whisman neighborhood forum Monday night, City Council candidates had differing views on how to tackle what they all...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Political Insider, on Oct 9, 2012 at 12:28 am | 8 comments | 3333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Clucking over books

Castro students are no chickens when it comes to books. They egged on Castro School Principal Judy Crates as she bucked convention...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Chick-fil-haay!!!, on Nov 6, 2012 at 10:23 am | 8 comments | 2561 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Mountain View's Nob Hill workers go on strike

Workers picketing in front of Mountain View's Nob Hill grocery store were asking customers not to cross the picket line Tuesday....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Don't Cross!, on Nov 10, 2012 at 11:57 pm | 8 comments | 6704 Views

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Fired up over 'Start-Ups'

A new reality show centered around the lives of several young Silicon Valley entrepreneurs has got locals buzzing. Two of...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by @ Justin, on Nov 25, 2012 at 8:53 am | 8 comments | 4871 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Council ponders big changes after slew of car-pedestrian collisions

Council members finally weighed in on the community's discussion of bike and pedestrian safety last week, with some members...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 5, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 8 comments | 1028 Views

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LASD calls for 'pause' in litigation with Bullis

The head of the Los Altos School District's board of has proposed halting all litigation between his district and Bullis...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by We'll Find Out, on Feb 19, 2013 at 9:34 am | 8 comments | 1074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Furor erupts over sex, drug stories in school paper

For the second time in less than a month, high school district officials have come under fire from a group of parents upset...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Michal Krupa, on Feb 15, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 8 comments | 1597 Views

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VIDEO: Voices Around Town | Telecommuting Ban

What's your take on the Yahoo! ban on working from home? Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=6715&e=y...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by DC, on Mar 14, 2013 at 8:29 pm | 8 comments | 3574 Views

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EPA orders NASA to clean up contaminated soil at Moffett Field

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday ordered NASA to take immediate and long-term actions to clean up contaminated...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by Otto Maddox, on Mar 25, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 5004 Views

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Pumped up and ticked off

A fight broke out at the 24 Hour Fitness on Showers Drive on the morning of April 12, stemming from an argument over whether...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mel, on Apr 17, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 8 comments | 972 Views

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Road rage ends in arrest

A fit of road rage ended in police arresting a Redwood City man for allegedly smashing a car window and sending glass flying...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by voices of better judgement, on Feb 11, 2014 at 2:35 pm | 8 comments | 1472 Views

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Woman robbed at Shoreline

A woman was robbed at a country music concert at Mountain View's Shoreline Amphitheatre on April 26, according to police. Read...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by aragon, on May 2, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 8 comments | 1067 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Solar Impulse takes off Friday

The world's first solar-powered aircraft capable of flying overnight begins its cross-country journey Friday, taking off...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by DC, on May 5, 2013 at 8:56 am | 8 comments | 7125 Views

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Mercado Merlen grocery store robbed at gunpoint

Two men -- one of them armed with a silver handgun -- robbed the Mercado Merlen on Wednesday night, according to Mountain...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by chuck mangione, on May 10, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 8 comments | 1263 Views
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