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SCHOOLS & KIDS

German school to expand on Whisman campus

With the approval of the board of trustees, the Mountain View Whisman School District has agreed to allow the German International...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Apr 10, 2013 at 9:36 am | 10 comments | 3602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City agrees to share $50 million with schools

An agreement to share the property taxes of the likes of Google with local schools has been approved by the City Council...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Longtime MVer, on Jul 9, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 10 comments | 3109 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monday: Spare-the-air alert issued

The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for Monday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Nov 27, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 10 comments | 9787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by College, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 6721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes on Measure N

Enrollment in the Los Altos School District has burgeoned in recent years, and continues to grow. At 5,380 students, it is...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Whoever, on Oct 11, 2014 at 1:14 am | 10 comments | 1507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MV Whisman to redraw school boundaries

The Mountain View Whisman School District is taking the first steps toward changing attendance boundaries for its schools,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Kindergarden parent, on Apr 23, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 10 comments | 11572 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kevin Skelly named San Mateo Union's superintendent

Interim Mountain View Whisman School District Superintendent Kevin Skelly is taking the top post in the San Mateo Union High...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Saratoga Parent, on Jul 2, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 10 comments | 6024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools may have to share campus

In the latest round of cuts to bring a bloated school construction budget back in line, Mountain View Whisman School District...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by @little bird little bird, on Feb 1, 2016 at 10:46 am | 10 comments | 3108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district poised to use controversial bond issuance

The Mountain View Whisman School District is moving forward with an aggressive school construction schedule, and school officials...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Feb 28, 2016 at 12:05 pm | 10 comments | 2289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District spends big to fix up school lunches

It's a little hard to spot, but right next door to all the bustling construction going on at Crittenden Middle School is...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by CMSstudent, on May 24, 2016 at 9:34 am | 10 comments | 3569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mountain View's test scores show mixed results

The latest test scores show that student performance among Mountain View's most needy students significantly improved last...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Sep 5, 2016 at 8:30 am | 10 comments | 4598 Views

SPORTS

It may be time to drop high school football

I read online that the first-year varsity football coach at Los Altos High School was let go after an 0-10 season. Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Look past your nose, on Jan 27, 2014 at 8:48 am | 10 comments | 4416 Views

SPORTS

City prepares for Super Bowl scrum

Mountain View officials on Tuesday laid out a set of basic preparations for handling the crush of visitors expected to stream...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kathleen, on Nov 19, 2015 at 5:14 pm | 10 comments | 4318 Views

OTHER ISSUES

'Goose lavatory' at Shoreline Park

Years ago the Canada Geese came to Shoreline Park. They never left. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=3253...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2007
Last comment by S.N., on Feb 5, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 10 comments | 54547 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Local mom Kelly Ruiz killed in SoCal crash

The victims of a horrific car crash in Santa Barbara County earlier this month included a young woman from Mountain View,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2007
Last comment by ashley, on Jan 7, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 10 comments | 8265 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Suspect in custody after local man stabbed to death

An apparent love triangle led to a Mountain View man being stabbed to death Wednesday morning, and police now say they have...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by Christina, on Feb 9, 2010 at 11:20 am | 10 comments | 4388 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Police: Brittany Brown lied about disappearance

Brittany Brown, the young Mountain View resident who made headlines last year when she disappeared for four days after going...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Franky, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:45 am | 10 comments | 3089 Views

OTHER ISSUES

El Camino sheds light on Los Gatos deal

It will cost El Camino Hospital about $32 million to operate Community Hospital of Los Gatos for 18 months, in addition to...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 8, 2009 at 11:15 am | 10 comments | 3432 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Expo offers glimpse at future of transportation

A local company imagines a day when computer-controlled electric vehicles will become the default mode of public transportation,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Dickster, on Sep 18, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 10 comments | 6547 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Escuela condo project rejected

In a strange process Tuesday night, a 14-unit condo project at 574 Escuela Ave. was denied 6-1 by the City Council, even...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Grant, on May 22, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 10 comments | 3152 Views
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