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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Civil rights group claims racial bias in MV high schools

A Bay Area civil rights advocacy group released a report late last month claiming the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Techie_Lawyer, on Jun 5, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 7 comments | 3775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools face widening achievement gap, plan for construction projects

Local schools in Mountain View made big headlines this year, as school districts search for new ways to narrow the achievement...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2015
Last comment by ways to close the achievement gap, on Jan 1, 2016 at 10:15 pm | 7 comments | 2787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos district to ask for $193 parcel tax

Read the full story here http://www.mv-voice.com/news/2016/01/19/los-altos-district-to-ask-for-193-parcel-tax posted Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by @Ron Haley, on Jan 22, 2016 at 4:52 pm | 7 comments | 2102 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents start local mental-health support group

A group of parents who saw a need for a locally based, ongoing group to support other parents concerned about the mental...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Feb 4, 2016 at 9:48 am | 7 comments | 2074 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district reboots boundary, other task forces

The Mountain View Whisman School District is seeking parents and community members to be a part of three task forces this...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by PACT parent, on Mar 20, 2016 at 6:42 am | 7 comments | 2045 Views

SPORTS

Does city give a hoot about owls?

With the burrowing owl as its poster child, the Audubon Society has started a campaign to make Shoreline Park into an owl...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2009
Last comment by RAK, on Dec 3, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 7 comments | 4428 Views

SPORTS

Council: McKelvey ball fields will stay

The City Council on Tuesday night did not support a proposal for removing a 90-foot baseball field from McKelvey Park, despite...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Oldschoolbaseballer, on Feb 26, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 7 comments | 3721 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 | 16822 Views

SPORTS

Clutter fuels two-alarm house fire

One person suffered minor injuries in a two-alarm fire in northeastern Mountain View reported at 9:25 a.m. this morning,...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Sean, on Jan 31, 2013 at 6:41 pm | 7 comments | 12108 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Patient checks out -- five years later

Last Tuesday, on the sixth floor of El Camino Hospital's medical care unit, a small gathering of nursing staff and others...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2007
Last comment by eric, on Aug 8, 2007 at 3:23 pm | 7 comments | 5107 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Chloramine fight hits snag with EPA

As promised, local activists determined to eliminate chloramine from the tap water were granted a meeting with federal Environmental...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by adrienne, on Jan 25, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 7 comments | 5171 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Tenants have nowhere to turn

We hope the ordeal suffered by a dozen or more residents whose apartments at the Americana complex were contaminated by asbestos...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2007
Last comment by Prometheous Lover, on Nov 27, 2007 at 7:25 pm | 7 comments | 4784 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Council OKs El Camino initiative

Mountain View became one of the first cities to sign onto the "Grand Boulevard Initiative" after council members voted 6-1...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Bernie Brightman, on Dec 8, 2007 at 10:30 am | 7 comments | 4935 Views

OTHER ISSUES

West Point grad faces 12-year sentence

No one ever dreamed that Sargent Binkley, a former Mountain View Marauders football player, as well as a combat veteran and...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2007
Last comment by annie, on Jan 25, 2009 at 12:52 pm | 7 comments | 4704 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Arrest made in Merales murder

Police have announced an arrest in the murder of Jose Merales, 17, gunned down on Higdon Avenue late last month. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by ANONYMOUS, on Sep 2, 2008 at 5:13 pm | 7 comments | 4432 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Disabled activist puts city in his sights

George Louie weighs over 300 pounds, he says, and when his wheelchair has to roll off an unmodified sidewalk to cross the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2008
Last comment by randy edwards, on Jan 14, 2009 at 2:02 am | 7 comments | 3537 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 | 3927 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 | 3923 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 | 3354 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 | 2922 Views
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