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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math scores up, English a struggle

Local students increased their standardized test scores for the 2007-08 school year, according to results released last week,...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2008
Last comment by Big Gov, on Aug 29, 2008 at 10:10 pm | 7 comments | 2837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hopes resurrected for grocery store

The City Council indicated Tuesday that a city-owned parking lot downtown could be the site of a long-sought grocery store,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Daniel DeBolt, on Sep 29, 2008 at 11:10 am | 7 comments | 2545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hopes resurrected for grocery store

The City Council indicated Tuesday that a city-owned parking lot downtown could be the site of a long-sought grocery store,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 12, 2008 at 11:21 am | 7 comments | 2689 Views

ELECTIONS

Candidates square off again at KMVT debate

In one of the most intense debates for City Council hopefuls so far this election campaign, eight of the nine candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Lucy Chang, on Oct 20, 2008 at 12:00 pm | 7 comments | 3294 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local man killed by train Friday is ID'd

A man who died after being struck by a train on Friday morning has been identified by the Santa Clara County medical examiner's...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by Betty, on Dec 26, 2011 at 8:18 pm | 7 comments | 3020 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bullis controversy begins new chapter

The saga continues over Bullis Charter School in Los Altos, after the school's board of directors petitioned to add seventh...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by County board watcher, on Dec 15, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 7 comments | 2509 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Clean laundry, good karma

Laundromats, on the surface, may appear to be uninteresting places. But not to Jamil Shaikh. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/show_story.php?id=1005...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2008
Last comment by Elizabeth Sarmiento, on Nov 18, 2008 at 9:09 am | 7 comments | 3011 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Final arrests in double homicide

Last week's arrests of two fugitives wanted in the brutal murder of a brother and sister on Plymouth Street mean that all...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2008
Last comment by NAZI NEWSPAPER, on Dec 11, 2008 at 11:55 am | 7 comments | 2748 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Antonio lanes closed for tree removal

Sections of busy San Antonio Road north of Central Expressway will be closed beginning Monday, Jan. 12 as numerous large...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Mountain View Resident, on Jan 31, 2009 at 7:13 am | 7 comments | 2584 Views

OTHER ISSUES

High-speed rail worries Peninsula residents

The state agency charged with building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles has yet to convince...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 20, 2009 at 7:10 am | 7 comments | 2423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Homeless numbers on the rise in Mountain View

The sound of breaking glass fills the air as Sarge and Carlos, two local homeless men, stand in line at the busy recycling...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 22, 2009 at 12:03 am | 7 comments | 2371 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Coming up: Council to discuss high speed rail, renewable energy sources

The city council is set to discuss the impacts of high speed rail in a meeting Tuesday chock full of agenda items pertaining...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by doc, on Feb 27, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 7 comments | 2215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Solar car wows local techies

Google employees are fairly technology-minded, but even they were amazed by the strange car that appeared at the company's...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Don Frances, on Mar 3, 2009 at 12:04 pm | 7 comments | 2194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Soccer coach's bail set at $2 million

A Palo Alto judge set bail at $2 million for Pedro Carbajal, the Mountain View community leader and soccer coach who was...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Recommendation, on Mar 10, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 7 comments | 1961 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

LASD to send out 45 pink slips

Forty-five employees in the Los Altos School District will be let go this spring as the district tries to deal with over...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Barack, on Sep 25, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 7 comments | 2478 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dozens picket district over preschool eviction

Nearly a hundred protestors converged on the Mountain View Whisman Elementary School District on Thursday, waving signs and...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2009
Last comment by hm, on Mar 14, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 7 comments | 2316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community rallies behind Carbajal family

Dozens of friends and family members filled a Palo Alto courtroom last week for Pedro Carbajal's scheduled plea bargain,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Community Member, on Mar 20, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 7 comments | 2072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police: Men used bat, car in downtown assault

Mountain View police arrested two men on charges of assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly attacking a man on the corner...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by lp, on Apr 10, 2009 at 7:15 am | 7 comments | 1817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Huff teacher is out for the year

A fourth grade teacher at Huff Elementary School teacher who some accused of having an "abusive" teaching style will not...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Lee, on Jun 9, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 7 comments | 2749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fighting for the American dream

A senior at UC Santa Cruz majoring in earth sciences, Adriana expresses her passion for geology both through her enthusiastic...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Child criminals - NOT!, on May 7, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 7 comments | 2325 Views
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