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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs $42 M Castro school project

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided Thursday night to move forward with a $42 million transformation of the Castro...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jul 2, 2015 at 10:10 am | 9 comments | 3503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A change of pace for teen mental health

The Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District has picked one of its own long-time behavioral therapist to head the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Charlotte Ross, on Aug 19, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 9 comments | 2962 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents worry about tough new standards for English learners

The Mountain View Whisman school board decided last week to hold off on rigorous new standards that would make it harder...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Parent , on Dec 1, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 9 comments | 3576 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mini-park deal reveals SFPUC policy problems

Officials with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission are pledging to re-examine their real estate policies in light...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Legal Concerns, on Mar 1, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 9 comments | 2769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Uncertainty ahead for MV Whisman budget

Dozens of teachers working in Mountain View Whisman School District poured into the May 19 school board meeting to show solidarity...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Steven Nelson, on Jun 4, 2016 at 1:11 pm | 9 comments | 2535 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two vie for open seat on LASD board

Two parents will be facing off this November for a seat on the Los Altos School District board of trustees to replace board...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by ResidentSince1982, on Oct 21, 2016 at 1:37 am | 9 comments | 7199 Views

SPORTS

Caltrain riders sound off on budget cuts

About 860 people have weighed in on potential service cuts at Caltrain, including 245 who attended the company's Bay Area...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jarrett, on Aug 26, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 9 comments | 4378 Views

SPORTS

Rugby league is still kicking

In an effort to increase the visibility of the sport he loves so much, the co-founder of the locally based American Youth...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Paul Lynch , on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 9 comments | 12306 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Voice makes push for mail delivery

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint and eliminate use of the ubiquitous blue plastic bags, the <i>Voice</i> is beginning...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2008
Last comment by Liz, on Sep 23, 2008 at 12:46 am | 9 comments | 3839 Views

OTHER ISSUES

HOLIDAY FUND: Day Worker Center continues to grow despite challenges

Lorenzo Organista once led a platoon of men in the Mexican Army. Now, in Mountain View and nearby cities, he's a leader of...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2008
Last comment by Minuteman 7.62, on Sep 28, 2010 at 9:58 pm | 9 comments | 3494 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman killed by train in possible suicide

A woman apparently committed suicide this morning after sitting on the Caltrain tracks in Palo Alto just north of Mountain...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Singh, on May 5, 2009 at 11:57 pm | 9 comments | 3004 Views

OTHER ISSUES

CHP crackdown on violators of 'hands-free' law

The California Highway Patrol will be on the lookout for drivers flouting the state law requiring hands-free devices for...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by NW Resident, on Aug 14, 2009 at 11:02 am | 9 comments | 3213 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Outlook 2010: more tough times ahead

The state budget is once again short many billions of dollars. And when Sacramento is desperate for money the squeeze is...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mel, on Mar 14, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 9 comments | 3133 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Woman mugged while walking to work

A Mountain View woman talking on her cell phone while walking to work Monday morning was attacked by a man who slapped her...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Don Frances, on Jan 27, 2010 at 10:35 am | 9 comments | 1886 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Buying Online to Avoid Tax Costs Everyone in the End

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Seth, on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:54 am | 9 comments | 2517 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Train hits abandoned car in Sunnyvale

Peninsula train service was halted for part of Thursday morning after Caltrain's northbound train No. 101 struck an abandoned...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by joe isuzu, on Feb 26, 2010 at 9:08 am | 9 comments | 1992 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cuts could silence De Anza College's voice

De Anza Community College President Brian Murphy announced at the end of January a slew of looming layoffs, including one...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by blargh, on Mar 4, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 9 comments | 2634 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Palo Alto to fight high-speed-rail 'betrayal' bills

Palo Alto is girding for battle against proposed legislation that could make the California high speed rail project exempt...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Lance, on May 31, 2010 at 11:45 pm | 9 comments | 2010 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Pot club operator says he will run for City Council

He may have lost a battle to sell medical marijuana in Mountain View, but Matt Lucero says he's been inspired to run for...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Jonathan Lustig, on Jul 24, 2010 at 4:39 pm | 9 comments | 2030 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google donation saves Deer Hollow farm -- for now

Deer Hollow Farm is what Sue Gale calls a "wonderful, magical place," nestled in the hills of Rancho San Antonio County Park....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jonathan Lustig, on Jul 23, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 9 comments | 3100 Views
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