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ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Here's how rent stabilization can backfire

The majority of Mountain View City Council members have the insight to not favor rent stabilization measures because of the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Linda Curtis, on Aug 16, 2016 at 10:02 pm | 11 comments | 2034 Views

ELECTIONS

Guest opinion: Displacement of city's residents an epidemic in our midst

What do you call a mass displacement of longtime residents forced out of their community? An exodus? A social tragedy? An...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jim Neal, on Oct 13, 2016 at 2:12 pm | 11 comments | 1103 Views

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Editorial: The buck stops with the school board

The school community can take some comfort in the fact that the Mountain View Whisman School District's plunge into an ill-thought-out...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Interested Observer , 1 hour ago | 11 comments | 648 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District gives nod to new parcel tax

Facing huge state budget cuts that threaten elementary and middle school programs and small class sizes, the Mountain View...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2008
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 11, 2008 at 6:22 pm | 10 comments | 5139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arrest made in murder of Jeffrey Johnson

Police have announced that a suspect has been arrested in the murder of 20-year-old Mountain View resident Jeffrey Johnson,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by mike gilbert, on May 22, 2008 at 10:17 pm | 10 comments | 4867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District considers boundary changes

With dozens of students still waitlisted to attend their neighborhood schools, elementary district trustees last week discussed...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Betty, on Nov 12, 2008 at 8:09 am | 10 comments | 5067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

why only registered users?

Regarding the discussion about the Huff teacher and teaching practices in general in Mountain View, why would you close this...

Original post made by why on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Parent, on Mar 21, 2009 at 7:03 pm | 10 comments | 3635 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school budgets reflect state crisis

To get an idea of how California's financial crisis will play out across the state, look no farther than Mountain View's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:16 pm | 10 comments | 3506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mrs. P deserved better

I am deeply saddened by the way Pat Polifrone has been treated. Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=5259...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Oh Please, on Jul 21, 2009 at 8:19 pm | 10 comments | 3708 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer break ends today for MVLA

Students at Mountain View and Los Altos high schools bid summer goodbye Monday as classes for the new school year began. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 2, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 10 comments | 3220 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School year begins for MV Whisman kids

Elementary and middle school students in the Mountain View Whisman School District bid farewell to summer on Tuesday as they...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Alan, on Sep 9, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 10 comments | 3775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters send three frontrunners to LASD board

By a comfortable margin, incumbent Mark Goines and district affiliates Tamara Logan and Doug Smith took the three open seats...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Bert, on Nov 10, 2009 at 3:27 pm | 10 comments | 3107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trustees consider upping school bus fees

The Mountain View Whisman School District board is considering approval of a potential increase in transportation fees, from...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Fed, on Nov 14, 2009 at 6:59 am | 10 comments | 3883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Judge sides with district on recent Bullis lawsuit

A Santa Clara County Superior Court judge has ruled that the Los Altos School District did provide adequate facilities to...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by localmom2, on Dec 4, 2009 at 7:34 am | 10 comments | 3030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EDITORIAL: Dark days ahead for local schools

One thing is certain: This game of endless budget cuts to our schools isn't even close to being over. As ever, parents wanting...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 14, 2010 at 9:49 am | 10 comments | 3226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts and more cuts threaten school budgets

The governor's recently published budget proposal is further complicating the already difficult task of planning for next...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2012
Last comment by Ned, on Jan 19, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 10 comments | 3530 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New teen center needs a name

The city is asking for some creative action from residents in an effort to find a good name for the city's new teen center. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by parent, on Aug 15, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 10 comments | 4059 Views

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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 | 4061 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 | 3458 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 | 10040 Views
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