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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cuts to preschool program will have ripple effect

Preschool services for the children of some local adult school students will be significantly cut back next year, an official...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Suggestion, on May 24, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 7 comments | 2741 Views

RESTAURANTS

A classic in need of updating

On a recent, cool spring evening I rushed into Ristorante Don Giovanni Cucina Italiana on Castro Street. I was running embarrassingly...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Joanne, on May 30, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 7 comments | 2925 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Zoning Administrator OK's Mayfield project

The large Mayfield residential development is on its way to the City Council for a vote on June 21, thanks to a decision...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by PickNitter, on May 24, 2011 at 9:07 am | 7 comments | 1939 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Parents rally to protest education cuts

Parents and other supporters of public schools are gathering around the Bay Area today as part of a statewide campaign against...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by sly from old m.v., on May 26, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 7 comments | 1875 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Time to bring out your best

Mountain View Voice readers are a discerning lot, and that's why we turn to their expertise every summer as we search for...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by SD, on May 26, 2011 at 7:20 pm | 7 comments | 1747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living in colonial times is no tea party

More than 500 students from Benjamin Bubb Elementary and other schools from the Mountain View Whisman district were transported...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jun 2, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 7 comments | 1918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coroner IDs man killed by Caltrain

A man who was struck and killed by a Caltrain Wednesday night in Mountain View has been identified by the Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Olaf, on Jun 12, 2011 at 11:38 pm | 7 comments | 1898 Views

ELECTIONS

Lieber begins state Senate campaign

Mountain View's Sally Lieber, former mayor and state Assembly member, has launched her 2012 state Senate campaign within...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by USA, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:39 pm | 7 comments | 2163 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bleeding man kicks, spits at officers

A San Jose man was arrested in Mountain View early Sunday morning with more than 10 grams of cocaine in his pocket, police...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Old Ben, on Jun 28, 2011 at 11:01 pm | 7 comments | 1454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recology gets dibs on garbage contract

Against the advice of city staff, the City Council has decided to try to extend its contract with the city's longtime garbage...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anne Infeld, on Jul 30, 2011 at 10:09 pm | 7 comments | 1599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Day Worker video aims to go 'beyond stereotypes'

In an effort to share their stories with the community — and with help of a variety of local organizations —...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Rex, on Nov 12, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 7 comments | 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothill officials lament 'missed opportunity' on Cubberley

As Foothill College prepares for an eventual exit from Palo Alto, college officials expressed regret they could not reach...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by greycat, on Jul 17, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 7 comments | 2303 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sal Khan, teacher to the world

Can a hedge-fund guy find fame, fortune and fulfillment as a social entrepreneur? Meet Salman Khan of Mountain View, an MIT-trained...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by Charles Lai, on Jul 21, 2011 at 4:25 pm | 7 comments | 2978 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Rail exec's resignation prompts call for reform

The resignation Thursday of a California High-Speed Rail Authority executive, Jeffrey Barker, has led a Palo Alto watchdog...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Christine, on Aug 3, 2011 at 9:05 am | 7 comments | 1966 Views

SPORTS

New MVHS football coach pushes Spartans to 'next level'

Mountain View High School's new football coach, Toure Carter, is driving students hard on the gridiron, so they might achieve...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Scott, on Sep 20, 2014 at 10:00 am | 7 comments | 14905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teaching a new way to teach

In an effort to improve math and science scores, the Mountain View Whisman School District has begun contracting with an...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ron, on Aug 5, 2011 at 8:36 am | 7 comments | 1651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tennis teacher may be charged with child endangerment

A tennis instructor who allegedly fled from Palo Alto police Monday (Aug. 8) with four young students in his car that he...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:56 pm | 7 comments | 1683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Texting-while-driving bill gets legislature's OK

The fines for texting on or holding a cell phone while driving in California could get much steeper if Gov. Jerry Brown signs...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Jester, on Aug 19, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 7 comments | 2070 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to school: more students, more choices

Mountain View elementary and middle schools are taking on more students this year and adding to their course offerings, and...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Seriously?, on Aug 26, 2011 at 10:38 pm | 7 comments | 1646 Views

AROUND TOWN

Anna Eshoo to seek another term

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat who has been representing Mountain View, Palo Alto, Menlo Park and other cities in the 18th...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 30, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 7 comments | 1414 Views
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